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Dust in Restaurants

Five Dirtiest Areas in Your Restaurant and How to Clean Them

Restaurant cleanliness is one of the top factors in whether a customer sits down at your restaurant or quickly escapes out the door. Dining out is an experience. Customers expect a clean, welcoming environment. And they should. Restaurants are part of the hospitality industry and as owners, operators and employees, it’s vital to take every […]

Be Smart About Your Cleaning

The Costs of Foodborne Illnesses and Cleaning for Prevention

More than 3,000 people die each year in the United States from foodborne illnesses. An estimated 128,000 more people end up in the hospital each year with a foodborne illness. Those numbers are only a portion of the foodborne illnesses impacting our country annually. Nearly half of all foodborne illnesses can be traced to restaurants. Those […]

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Keeping Play Equipment Clean and Safe

Summer’s here and that means a lot of outdoor play time. Children love going to play areas and playgrounds to climb, slide, peek through bubble windows and have fun on the equipment. The goal is to give kids a fun, safe place to play while their parents get to enjoy a meal and the smiles […]

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Five Pre-Vacation Home Cleaning Tips

Summer’s here and that means many families are headed out of town on a vacation. There’s nothing worse than coming home to a messy home. You’ve had a great trip, you’re probably a bit tired (albeit happy and exhilarated from a few days away) and if you’re like me, you want to postpone getting back […]

4 steps to reducing cross contamination

4 Steps to Reducing Cross-Contamination

Cross-contamination is a huge concern in the foodservice industry. Concerns are not only about keeping your restaurant clean but also preventing potentially deadly foodborne illnesses. Spending the time to ensure you are taking the proper steps to avoid cross-contamination will benefit your business. In fact, restaurant cleanliness ranks second only to food quality in a […]

Cleaning The Mystery Smell In Your Bathroom

Cleaning Germ Hot Spots in your Restroom

I recently participated in a LinkedIn discussion based on this article about disinfecting restroom touch points. The article starts with the question “Which is more important: disinfecting a floor in a restroom or disinfecting the stall latch?” It’s an interesting question with an answer that might not seem so obvious. The answer is the second […]

Simplify Your Cleaning Process

Four Steps to Simplify Your Cleaning Process

When you’re cleaning, simplicity is everything. Certain steps you take can make the process simple and more efficient. And in this case, it’s not all about the tools; it’s about how you clean and where you start. Here are four steps to simplify your cleaning process, courtesy of the ISSA (Worldwide Cleaning Association). 1. Always […]

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Eight Tips to Ensure a Proper and Thorough Cleaning

How do you clean? We all follow different procedures when it comes to cleaning our homes and/or businesses. But are there steps we all need to take to ensure a proper and thorough cleaning. Clean for health first, then appearance. That means you need to make sure to properly sanitize and disinfect in addition to […]

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Some Questions to Consider Before Beginning to Clean

Whether you’re cleaning your own home or business or someone else’s home or business, it’s important to identify areas that need the most attention. No two homes or businesses will have exactly the same needs, so you’ll want to evaluate the situation before each cleaning. Here are some questions to consider. What cleanliness-related complaints have […]