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Consumables Ordering Service Option

April 17th, 2017 · No Comments

What does it really cost to order consumables? Did you know that you are paying more than the invoice amount due when you order your restroom paper products and other cleaning supplies? Michael Wilson, vice president of marketing at AFFLINK says, “Significant cost savings are possible when managers take a more strategic approach to procurement. […]

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Is Clean Clean?

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Defining and Measuring Cleanliness Have you ever been dissatisfied with a cleaning company? I once had a friend who complained about housekeepers that would not dust the baseboards, the coo-coo clock up on a high shelf or move the chairs to vacuum under the dining room table. So, what may be ‘clean’ to one person […]

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Improve your indoor air quality at work and home: Go Green!

March 17th, 2017 · No Comments

Go Green with office plants. They’ve been proven to reduce indoor air pollution. They work for free, 24/7 to purify the air of VOCs. The word is PHYTOREMEDIATION, the use of plants to reduce pollution in the air, soil or water. Remember learning in science class how plants live? Plants use photosynthesis to turn light energy […]

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Importance of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

March 13th, 2017 · No Comments

Sniffle and sneeze season seems to have arrived with the above average temperatures we’ve had over the past few weeks. But what is really causing those sniffles and sneezes? It may be related to poor indoor air quality at home, school or work. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) studies show that the average American spends 90% […]

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Exceeding Expectations: Full Service Provider

October 11th, 2016 · No Comments

Is your cleaning contractor a full service provider? According to a recently released survey of facility executives of commercial office buildings, Contracting Profits (www.cleanlink.com) determined that a healthy and sanitary environment is still more important to the client than a clean appearance or even a low price for janitorial services. So the trash cans are emptied, restrooms […]

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Green Cleaning vs. Cleaning Green

May 23rd, 2016 · No Comments

Green cleaning is not just switching out your cleaning solutions to more environmentally friendly products. Green cleaning is defined as a system of cleaning that promotes healthy surroundings for building occupants, and is also less harmful to the environment. Let’s take a look at some of the other aspects of green cleaning. A comprehensive green […]

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ServiceMaster Clean’s Patented Cleaning System

March 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Typically, we all have a ‘cleaning system’ when we clean our homes. I was taught to clean from the top down; start on the upper floor, dust the highest surfaces and allow the dust to settle to the floor and finish by vacuuming the floors to remove the settled dust and dirt. Done on a regular basic this […]

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Springtime brings a flood of pleasant smells to our senses. How do these smells affect us?

March 15th, 2016 · No Comments

Believe it or not, olfactology, the study of the sense of smell, is a science unto its own. Here are some of the amazing discoveries it has made. Rachel S Herz, an assistant professor of psychology at Brown University explains that odors affect us in a variety of ways*. Our sense of smell is linked […]

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What does ‘clean’ smell like?

March 1st, 2016 · No Comments

Product advertisements suggest that ‘clean’ smells like fresh linens, pine, lemon or a bouquet of flowers. Really? All of these scents mentioned are an identifiable odor, often perceived as pleasant and clean. In reality, ‘clean’ has no smell or odor, it smells like nothing! ServiceMaster Commercial Services specializes in odor free work environments. Our cleaning technicians […]

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Cleaning with Microfiber Cloths

December 21st, 2015 · No Comments

Have you seen the latest trend with cleaning products? Microfiber cloths are being touted as the “best-clean-for-the-buck”. ServiceMaster Commercial Services of Harrisburg PA, has been using microfiber cloths for the past several years and stand behind that claim, here’s why. Microfiber is a synthetic material in which the fibers are 200 times thinner than a […]

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