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Restroom Maintenance

If you operate a restaurant or business that is open to the public, restroom maintenance should be a top priority. Restrooms are used frequently and a customer’s perspective of your restroom impacts how that person feels about your business overall. A dirty restroom indicates to customers that your business is dirty. According to the ISSA […]

Proper Sweeping

Proper Sweeping

Sweeping is a common task, whether for your home or business. But are you doing it correctly? Proper sweeping improves efficiency, getting your floors clean quicker. Here are five steps for proper sweeping. Find a broom that fits your floor surface: Abrasive floors need natural corn fiber brooms while synthetic brooms work for smooth surfaces. […]

Keep Flies Away

What is Dwell Time?

What is dwell time? It’s a term you might have come across in cleaning, but oftentimes, dwell time is overlooked. Dwell time is an important step in the disinfecting process. It’s the amount of time a disinfectant must sit on a surface in order to effectively kill germs and bacteria. Usually, that’s about 10 minutes, […]

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Public Restroom Contamination

Many of us walk into public restrooms and grab the toilet seat covers. What most of us don’t realize is that when it comes to public restroom contamination, the toilet seat isn’t necessarily the most contaminated object. Microbiolgy experts from Biocote took samples from various surfaces in public restrooms and found sinks had higher levels […]

Microfiber Care

More to Clean than Meets the Eye

There’s more to clean than meets the eye. Yes, an element of cleanliness involves appearance, but that isn’t all. According to the ISSA, The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, you should always clean for health first, then appearance. As technology and research have evolved, experts realized that cleaning was about much more than making a floor […]

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Workplace Restroom Dissatisfaction

Restrooms matter. A lot. And your customers aren’t the only ones taking notice when restrooms don’t get cleaned. As it turns out, a dirty restroom could be impacting employee morale in your business. The fifth annual “Healthy Hand Washing Survey” by the Bradley Corporation found that 93% of Americans believe the condition of their workplace’s […]

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Facility Cleaning Tips

No one wants to walk into any business and find dirt, grime or a general lack of cleaning and maintenance. Whether you’re a restaurant, bar, nightclub, store, school or office building, there are some common places you can focus your cleaning efforts to keep your space in top shape and keep your customers and clients […]

Proper Floor Cleaning Steps

10 Training Tips for Restroom Cleaning

Restrooms are a top source of complaints for many types of businesses, including restaurants, bars and nightclubs and convenience stores. They’re also a great hidden source of revenue, but only if you keep them clean, well-stocked and well-maintained. Studies have found that people will leave a business sooner than planned if the restroom isn’t up […]

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5 Germy Places You’ll Want to Sanitize

The Cleveland Clinic recently released a graphic on the five germiest places and how you can clean them. Some of them are locations we’ve mentioned before; others are new to our blog. Today, we’re going to discuss their list and offer tips on how to clean those areas to keep yourself and your family healthier. […]