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A look at some typical winter carpet woes, along with recommendations to keep carpet looking its best during the year’s coldest months, courtesy of Whittaker. 


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A look at some typical winter carpet woes, along with recommendations to keep carpet looking its best during the year’s coldest months, courtesy of Whittaker. 

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Best Practices For Winter Carpet Care Challenges

A look at some typical winter carpet woes, along with recommendations to keep carpet looking its best during the year’s coldest months, courtesy of Whittaker. 

Commercial Robot Vacuum Sweeper, Whiz, Launched In North America

Whiz has already put its innovation to work in commercial spaces across the country this year in pilots at airports, hotels, offices, campuses, and more. 

Three Ways To Improve Sustainability Initiatives With Flooring

Selecting sustainability flooring is the right thing to do for the environment and can lead to healthier building occupants, higher quality indoor conditions, and improved resource preservation.

Oregon State Credit Union Eliminates Rental Rug Trip Hazard

Switching to Grippy Mat has given Oregon State Credit Union control over their floors — and their floor mat costs — in more ways than they imagined.

Friday Funny: Public Goes Wild Over Nashville Zoo Restroom

Cintas Corporation has named Nashville Zoo in Nashville, TN the winner of its 2019 America’s Best Restroom® contest.

Redesigned RIDGID Wet/Dry Vacs

The RIDGID NXT wet/dry vacs line of 6, 12, 14, and 16 gallon models recently underwent an ergonomic makeover, with enhanced features designed to make job site cleanup easier.

Boost Business Image With Good Hygiene

Facility managers are in the position to improve workplace hygiene, which many recognize as integral to people's well-being.

New Program Helps Cleaning Product Companies Comply With California Law

Green Seal’s Formula Facts™ Ingredient Communication Program helps companies provides clear, accurate, and meaningful ingredient labels in time to meet California’s new requirements.

Don’t Stall: Voting For America’s Best Restroom Ends Friday!

You can still cast your vote in Cintas' annual contest that recognizes businesses that invest in clean, creative, and memorable public restrooms.

School’s In, Locker Rooms Need Cleaning

With a new school year upon us, here are five tips for proactive locker room cleaning.

Tackling The Task Of Drain Cleaning

Among the industrial drain cleaning tools, a recent development offers flexibility.

Vertical Transportation: Keep It Moving Through The Building

When it comes to vertical transportation, prevent downtime and foster safety with regular inspections of elevator and escalator systems.

Friday Funny: Do Stinky School Restrooms Mean Your School Stinks?

Summer is winding to a close, and students are headed back to school. Will dirty restrooms create a negative impression of their school and its leaders?

Woman’s Hospital Invests In Electrostatic Disinfection System

The Clorox® Total 360® System allows Baton Rouge's leading women's specialty hospital to protect patients from illness-causing pathogens and keep infection rates low.

ISSA Elects New 2020 Board Members 

The 2020 ISSA Board of Directors will take office for the worldwide cleaning association in November 2019.

The Time Has Come To Pick Your Favorite Potty!

Whether located in a restaurant, airport, or zoo, this year's 10 finalists in Cintas' America’s Best Restroom Contest go above and beyond to provide unique and clean facilities for guests. 

Does Your Disinfectant Knowledge Knock Microbes Dead?

Many facility workers may not be aware of some of the unique terms and terminology associated with disinfectant cleaning. Test your knowledge!

Febreze Professional Kills Bacteria on “Un-Washable” Surfaces

New Febreze Professional kills 99.9% of Bacteria on “un-washable” soft surfaces while eliminating odors with a fresh scent.

Getting A Grip On Floor Maintenance Costs And Safety Risks

Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.

A Fresh Look At Green Cleaning

With sustainability in mind, here are two facility cleaning materials to look at anew.

School Custodian, Environmental Service Tech Are Champions Of Clean

Greg Masse and Minnie Watson won CloroxPro’s first-ever Champions of Clean Contest due to their dedication to keeping their facilities clean and healthy.

Friday Funny: Is Your Potty Peerless? Is Your Washroom Wonderful?

If so, it's time to get your public restroom the recognition it deserves as Cintas opens nominations for its 18th annual America’s Best Restroom Contest.

Businesses Benefit From Clean Restrooms

Most consumers will spend more at businesses with well-kept restrooms, finds 10th Annual Healthy Hand Washing Survey.

Cleaning Industry Online Learning

ISSA has announced its online learning platform under the Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) portfolio—the education arm of ISSA.

New Life For Old Ceiling Grids: EZ-On Grid Covers

EZ-On Grid Covers by Ceilume are an easy way to rejuvenate dirty ceiling grids.

Food and Beverage Training

Diversey has launched its cloud-based Hygiene Academy e-learning program for food and beverage professionals to address the skills gap.

Cleaning Market Collaboration

Diversey and RB have announced a strategic alliance in the North American industrial and institutional cleaning market.

Hydro Systems’ Chemical IoT Platform

Hydro Connect can help industrial laundries harness, analyze, and use data to cut back on wasted product, emergency maintenance calls, and expensive repairs.

New Cascades PRO Tandem™ Dispensers

Available in a sleek pure white or stylish dark gray, these dispensers are built for better hygiene and created for optimal performance.

Safety, Hygiene Create Happy, Productive Manufacturing Workers

Tork survey finds link between safe, clean, and orderly work environments, and the overall happiness of manufacturing employees.

City Wide Maintenance Combats Viruses With Electrostatic Disinfectant Treatment

Covering 10,000 square feet per hour, the sprayer eradicates germs, viruses, bacteria, as well as prevents mold and mildew from growing on surfaces in commercial facilities.

Keep Your Facility Healthy And Staff Happy This Cold And Flu Season 

Often overlooked, the simple act of hand washing is the most effective way to prevent the spread of disease. Here are some tips for making sure it happens.

Getting A Grip On Floor Maintenance Costs And Safety Risks

Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.

Hands-Free Robotic Floor Care Machine

The TASKI SWINGOBOT 2000 is a hands-free scrubber drier robotic floor care machine with built-in sensors and innovative on-board technologies.

New Clorox® Disinfecting Bio Stain & Odor Remover

One-step product cleans, disinfects, and deodorizes surfaces and can be used for accidents involving the toughest bio soils such as blood, feces, vomit, and urine on both hard and soft surfaces.

Healthcare Pros See Technology As Infection Control Tool

Healthcare staff find introducing technology to their facility has improved hygiene compliance and infection control.

Deep Cleaning The Winter Blues Out Of Schools

The school year has just started, but it's never too early to plan ahead: Deep cleaning over the winter break can help create a healthy and safe learning environment.

Technology In Restroom Maintenance

Data driven upkeep for facility restrooms helps to reduce costs related to labor and supplies.

Friday Funny: Time To Share Your Potty Opinion

As summer winds down, it’s time to vote for your favorite of the top 10 public restrooms that made a splash in this year’s America’s Best Restroom contest.

NSPF Endorses Model Aquatic Health Code Adoption

A five-state study of inspection data showed that 12.3% of routine aquatic facilities inspections resulted in immediate closure due to violations seriously threatening public health.

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