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73% Of People Believe A Bad Restroom Indicates Poor Management
A recent national hand washing survey reveals an increasing majority of Americans (63 percent) say they’ve had a particularly unpleasant experience in a public restroom due to the condition of the facilities. That’s up from 51 percent one year ago. Read more
Aligning Cleaning And Disinfecting Procedures In Schools
Schools are notorious breeding grounds for bacteria and students and staff are suffering the ill effects. Moreover, inadequate cleaning and disinfecting in schools can contribute to an increase in illness or even outbreaks of infectious disease, which in turn leads to higher absenteeism. Read more
Study Identifies Dermatitis Risk For Cleaners
A recent study has found that workers using cleaning agents were twice as likely to develop eczema as those who were not exposed to chemicals. Read more
Three Keys To Properly Maintaining Restrooms
No matter the type of facility, restroom cleanliness is important. In fact, experts say that we spend an average of 1.5 years of our lives in a restroom and, whether we know it or not, we all subliminally judge facilities cleanliness by the upkeep of the restroom. Read more
Top Ten Mistakes When Stripping A Floor
Floor stripping refers to completely removing old wax, soil and debris found on the floor. It is usually one of the most labor intensive and time consuming jobs in the professional cleaning industry. Read more
Slippery Floors: Why They Happen And Tips For Prevention
Because slip-and-fall accidents are of heightened concern today, cleaning professionals must take added measures to ensure that the floors they maintain are safe and slip-resistant. Read more
Tips To Keep Colleges Bed Bug Free
With bed bug populations on the rise, protecting your dorm or apartment from bed bugs has become a growing concern among college students and university officials.
Your Workplace may be Hazardous to your Health
Environmental hazards that exist in many workplaces can have negative health consequences.  By improving our work environment, we could save $10 - $23 billion in reduced instances of respiratory illness; $3 - $6 billion could be saved due to reduced allergies and asthma.


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