TOP GERM HOTSPOTS IN SCHOOLS AND HOW TO FIGHT THEM

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… Continue reading TOP GERM HOTSPOTS IN SCHOOLS AND HOW TO FIGHT THEM

TOP FIVE FACILITY MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

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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… Continue reading TOP FIVE FACILITY MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

HIGH STANDARDS FOR OFFICE CLEANING DOESN’T HAVE TO MEAN HIGHER PRICES

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It’s time to hire a new commercial cleaning service for your office cleaning, but you’re tired of paying top dollar for cleaning that doesn’t meet your high standards. How do you know you’ll get the most bang for your buck—a cleaning service that meets your standards, but won’t break your bank? Say, for example, you’re presented… Continue reading HIGH STANDARDS FOR OFFICE CLEANING DOESN’T HAVE TO MEAN HIGHER PRICES

PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF FLU IN SCHOOLS THROUGH EFFECTIVE CLEANING METHODS

The season for the spread of flu in schools is upon us, and students and staff members at schools across the country are at a high risk for infection. Many children are less than diligent about their hygiene, and their classmates and teachers will pay the price. And, don’t forget that they will bring the… Continue reading PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF FLU IN SCHOOLS THROUGH EFFECTIVE CLEANING METHODS

HAS INEFFECTIVE OFFICE CLEANING MADE YOUR FACILITY UNHEALTHY?

Cold and flu season is here, and it’s more than just an inconvenience for workplaces across the country. A combination of poor hand hygiene and ineffective office cleaning can create a crisis in any office setting. Employees come to the office even though they’re sick and people carrying germs visit the office; sickness might feel… Continue reading HAS INEFFECTIVE OFFICE CLEANING MADE YOUR FACILITY UNHEALTHY?

IS ICE MELT WREAKING HAVOC ON THE FLOORS OF YOUR COMMERCIAL BUILDING?

Does the sight of new-fallen snow leave you cold as you imagine the state of your office floors once people start to track it (and the ice melt on top of it) onto your flooring? Do you despise the mess that winter creates in the lobby of your business, as visitors bring snow, slush, and—worst… Continue reading IS ICE MELT WREAKING HAVOC ON THE FLOORS OF YOUR COMMERCIAL BUILDING?

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER REDUCING YOUR BUILDING’S CARBON FOOTPRINT

Reducing your building’s carbon footprint might not be a priority of yours, but perhaps it should be. The term “carbon footprint” refers to the amount of carbon dioxide and methane emissions from a certain population, system, or activity. Your building’s carbon footprint is evidenced not only in the construction of the building but in the… Continue reading WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER REDUCING YOUR BUILDING’S CARBON FOOTPRINT

CUSTOMER SERVICE: IS YOUR CURRENT CLEANING COMPANY PROACTIVE OR REACTIVE?

Addressing customer complaints as soon as they arise is important for all businesses—good customer service is all about responding to customers in a timely fashion, right? While a business should ensure that their customers are happy with their product or service, it shouldn’t have to happen after the customers have complained. A proactive approach to customer… Continue reading CUSTOMER SERVICE: IS YOUR CURRENT CLEANING COMPANY PROACTIVE OR REACTIVE?

JANITORIAL SERVICE PRICING: HOW DID THEY COME UP WITH THAT PRICE?

What’s the deal with janitorial service pricing? You get it; you know that a janitorial service can really enhance your office building. It will not just keep your space cleaner, but a good janitorial service will also keep you and your employees healthier through careful cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing. But how do you know that… Continue reading JANITORIAL SERVICE PRICING: HOW DID THEY COME UP WITH THAT PRICE?

DO YOU REQUIRE A NATIONWIDE CLEANING COMPANY FOR YOUR FACILITY?

You want the cleaning company that will best suit your facility; does that mean you should use a nationwide cleaning company? Well, that depends on your needs. If your company is strictly local, and you have no plans for branching out beyond your current city or state, then a local cleaning company would be a… Continue reading DO YOU REQUIRE A NATIONWIDE CLEANING COMPANY FOR YOUR FACILITY?

YOUR DIRTY RESTROOMS ARE NEGATIVELY IMPACTING YOUR BUSINESS

Have you ever changed your opinion of a business establishment because of their dirty restrooms? If the bathrooms are filthy, imagine the griminess of the areas that the public doesn’t see! This is particularly off-putting in restaurants. Dirty restrooms hint that the kitchen in which the food is prepared is less than sanitary. Take a moment… Continue reading YOUR DIRTY RESTROOMS ARE NEGATIVELY IMPACTING YOUR BUSINESS

ASSET PRESERVATION TIPS FOR FACILITY MANAGERS OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

As a facility manager, asset preservation is high on your list of priorities. You’re also responsible for hiring the companies that will care for the building assets, such as heating and air conditioning contractors and janitorial companies. When repairs are required, it’s your job to see that they’re done in a timely and cost-effective manner. You… Continue reading ASSET PRESERVATION TIPS FOR FACILITY MANAGERS OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

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