Is Your Commercial Cleaning Service Delivering What They Promised?

Is Consistent Concrete Polishing in Your Facility a Problem?

Many facilities choose concrete, so consistently good concrete polishing is an issue they face. Concrete flooring will hold up to heavy foot traffic much better than other flooring options, such as carpet or vinyl flooring. Over time, choosing concrete can save you money because you don’t have to replace concrete flooring as often as you would carpet or other types of floors. However, if your floors are going to stand the test of time and still look presentable, you need to find a cleaning company who understands the importance of properly polishing concrete. Unfortunately, some commercial facilities with concrete floors […]

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4 Things To Know About Medical Facility Cleaning from the CDC

Massachusetts is home to the best healthcare facilities in the world, and that means living up to the best quality of care and quality of medical facility cleaning. It’s always our goal to achieve high scores on cleanliness, sanitation and disinfectant standards. At the surface, no pun intended, this is no simple task. With over 25 years of experience, CSG has exceeded industry standards due to thorough cleaning processes, using the latest advances in cleaning technologies, adhering to safety and health-conscious green cleaning practices and putting together a maintenance schedule that is proven to help you pass audits consistently.  Medical […]

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How To Prevent Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAI)

Hospital-acquired infections, or HAIs, are a significant threat to patient safety. While they require minimal effort to prevent, many cleaning services aren’t taking the required steps to stop HAIs in their tracks. Is your cleaning service doing everything it can to prevent these dangerous infections? What is a Hospital-Acquired Infection (HAI)? Hospital-Acquired Infections often occur in patients who require the use of devices like central lines or catheters. They can also develop at surgical sites. A study published by the American Medical Association found that HAIs result in $9.8 billion dollars a year in medical costs, contributing substantially to the […]

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Team cleaning

Choosing the right cleaning service for you involves making a lot of decisions, but one of the most pressing is deciding which is the most efficient method for your customer’s building: team cleaning or zone cleaning? You might be asking yourself, “What’s the difference? I don’t care so long as it gets done!” However, each technique comes with its own advantages and challenges, so it’s smart to have a clear understanding of both before you decide to go with team cleaning or zone cleaning. What’s Team Cleaning? As we examine the pros and cons of team cleaning or zone cleaning, let’s […]

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cleaning company

Are you thinking that it’s time to hire a new cleaning company? Maybe your current cleaners aren’t getting the job done as well as they used to, or perhaps their prices have skyrocketed but their service doesn’t merit the increased cost. If you’re still on the fence, here are five reasons why it’s time to hire a new cleaning company. Reason #1: Inconsistent Service When you walk into the building after your current cleaning service has finished their work, do you know exactly what you’ll find? Or do you hold your breath, hoping that the tasks are completed properly? If […]

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security concerns

When you start the search for a company that will handle the day-to-day cleaning of your building, security concerns might not even cross your mind. After all, if you hire professionals, they’ll have protocols in place to keep your building and everything within it safe, right? Not necessarily. A janitorial service has access to just about every nook and cranny of your building, and they often work after traditional work hours when there’s no one around.  Before you decide to sign with a service, do a little vetting to determine their commitment to security. You should hold your cleaning service to […]

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Post-Flood Office Building Cleaning

After the recent devastating hurricanes dumped many inches of water in Texas and Florida, thousands of businesses are faced with the prospect of post-flood office building cleaning. Where do they begin? How do you clean your building after it has been ravaged by floodwaters? Here are some tips to facilitate any business’s post-flood office building cleaning. Tip #1: Take Precaution Before Undertaking Post-Flood Office Building Cleaning If your building has been completely submerged or if it’s had rushing water running through it, it’s possible that the building’s structural integrity could be compromised.  If you fear that the building’s been damaged, […]

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health code violation

Health code violations are a terrifying boogeyman for any business working with food. Unfortunately, sometimes that nightmare becomes a reality. If your business is slapped with a health code violation during a routine inspection, don’t panic. Keeping a cool head and taking quick action can minimize the damage inflicted by a health code violation and get your business set for complete recovery. Don’t Treat the Inspector Like an Enemy Remember, the health code inspector isn’t working against you, eager to close your business for good. Instead, they’re working to keep the people in your community safe from potentially dangerous infractions […]

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facility management challenges

Any good building manager knows that there are many facility management challenges that must be faced to keep their building in top shape. The key is to identify these challenges and determine the most efficient and effective ways to overcome them. With that in mind, we’ve created a list of the top facility management challenges that the typical manager will face, and we’re offering advice to resolve the problems quickly. Facility Management Challenges #1: Controlling Costs Consider this scenario: you’re called into a budget meeting, and you’re asked if there are any ways that you can help the company save […]

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Germ Hotspots

As summer vacation draws to a close across the nation, it’s time for schools to prepare for the inevitable onslaught of germs that arrive as students enter classrooms. How do you prevent the (seemingly inevitable) outbreak of sickness that occurs every year? Target the top germ hotspots in schools. Here are some tips to help determine where to find the germ hotspots as well as some information about preventing the spread of disease across the student body. Sickness Statistics As of fall 2016, an estimated 50.4 million students attended public elementary and secondary schools, and public schools will employee 3.1 […]

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