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Hand Drying

Drying your hands is just as important as washing them. Researchers found that failure to dry your hands can increase the spread of bacteria. According to the Mayo Clinic, the effectiveness of your hand drying routine includes the drying speed, degree of dryness, effective removal of bacteria and prevention of cross-contamination. While researchers found that […]

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Making the Case: Ditch your Electric Hand Dryer in Favor of Paper Towels

The case for ditching your hand dryer in favor of paper towels is growing. A new study confirmed the results of previous research that found using disposable paper towels reduces the germs on your hands much more significantly than if you use an electric hand dryer. The most recent information looked at 12 previous studies […]

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance for your Restroom

Proper placement of your paper towel and toilet paper dispensers doesn’t only make your business’s restroom look nice, it’s the law. The Americans with Disabilities Act or ADA requires businesses to make public places, including restrooms, easily accessible for all users. The ADA dictates the types of dispensers businesses can use to meet these standards […]

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5 Surface Cleaning Tips to Prevent Cross-Contamination

Cleaning your restaurant surfaces isn’t only important for appearances; it’s also vital to prevent cross-contamination. Foodborne illnesses can be spread anywhere in your business, including the eating areas. That’s why restaurant staff need to pay just as much attention to cleaning the front of house as they do the kitchens. You should clean high-touch front-of-house […]

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Reducing Germs on your Hands with Paper Towels

Reducing Germs on your Hands with Paper Towels When it comes to hand hygiene, there are two things to always keep in mind: how you wash your hands and how you dry them. I have written extensively about the proper handwashing technique.  Here are the five steps recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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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 […]

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Don’t Let Your Restroom Get a Bad Rap: Keep it Clean!

When it comes to cleaning, restrooms get a bad rap. More customers will complain about cleanliness issues in your restrooms than they will anywhere else in your business. That’s not to say you and your cleaning staff aren’t working hard to make your restroom spotless. However, we all know what goes on in the restroom and […]

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Five Steps for Keeping Your Restaurant Clean

Keeping your restaurant clean is a big deal. It’s just as important, if not more important, than providing your customers with the best tasting meal possible. The reason? If your restaurant isn’t clean, you won’t get customers to the table to enjoy your delicious food. Customers will get an impression about your business the moment […]