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Importance of Cleaning and Sanitizing for Workplace Safety

Everyone’s awareness of cleanliness and sanitation has increased over the past few years. It’s on our mind while we drop kids off at school, run errands, and especially when we go to work as we try to protect ourselves, families, coworkers, and employees. The pandemic has made employers take a closer look at facility cleaning […]

7 Questions to Ask Your Commercial Cleaning Service

It’s important to find a commercial cleaner that you can work well with as a team. One way to learn more about commercial cleaners is to ask each potential cleaner a series of questions–kind of like an interview. It helps you to learn more about them and allows them to ask you questions as well.  […]

Closer Look at Cleanrooms

You might hear the term cleanroom get tossed around, but what does it actually mean? Cleanrooms require that contaminants in the air are highly controlled in order to meet specific standards (more details on this in a moment). Without strict monitoring, contaminants can destroy cleanroom processes and equipment in specialized environments. Several industries require controlled […]

Hybrid Cleaning: Tips for At-Home Workers

The office environment has changed during the pandemic, and now some employers offer more flexibility in employee schedules. While this is great for employees, it could mean that facilities need to adjust their cleaning for hybrid workers to avoid extra germs and keep employees safe.  We’ll cover some tips to help!  Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting, and […]

4 Important Pieces of Commercial Cleaning Contracts

Commercial cleaning contracts ensure the facility and the cleaning company are on the same page in terms of services and pricing. It’s a business agreement that outlines all the details so there’s a clear understanding, which helps prevent potential hiccups later. We’ll cover what details to review in a commercial cleaning contract including services, pricing, […]

Comparing Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing

The pandemic put a spotlight on cleaning, sanitizing, disinfecting, and sterilizing. It made us more aware of the cleanliness of our homes, and made employers take a closer look at facility sanitizing and disinfecting practices. We’ll compare these four terms more closely so you can be sure what type of services your facility needs.  Cleaning […]

What Is Green Cleaning? 

The term “green cleaning” gets tossed around a lot. You might be wondering what this term actually means. Green cleaning refers to an eco-friendly approach to the cleaning products and tools to have as little impact as possible on our environment.  You need to use products to properly clean and disinfect. However, some cleaning products […]

Cleanroom Contamination and Top 15 Cleanroom Best Practices

Cleanrooms require that contaminants in the air are highly controlled in order to meet specific standards. Without strict monitoring, contaminants can destroy cleanroom processes and equipment in specialized environments. Several industries require controlled environments, including food production, scientific research, pharmaceuticals, biotech, and manufacturers (aerospace, military, medical devices). We’ll take a closer look at types of […]

OSHA Air Quality Standards and the Sick Building Syndrome

As an employer or building owner, air quality standards according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration should be taken up urgently. The consequence can be anywhere from uncomfortable working conditions to having a whole building of sick workers as your HVAC system can rapidly recirculate poor quality air, which can affect practically all of […]

Restaurant Cleaning Services: Why Your In-House Isn’t Enough

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Key message: Even with in-house cleaning staff, restaurants are being closed down by health inspectors, and it is not due to COVID. This can make you lose hundreds of dollars a day in net profit. Know why your restaurant needs more than your in-house cleaning staff. Even with the pandemic crisis gradually getting resolved […]