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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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Patient-Centered Cleaning Program

February 17th, 2017 · No Comments

A cure for the common clean. Patient-Center Care has brought about some radical changes to American healthcare in recent years. One of the most significant changes is how the doctor is reimbursed by the insurance company. Typically, in the past, the doctor would bill the insurance provider a Fee-For-Service provided to the patient. The reimbursement […]

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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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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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Are your entryway floor mats ready for the winter grime?

January 18th, 2016 · No Comments

The Farmers’ Almanac predicts that our region of Central Pennsylvania (Harrisburg to Williamsport) will have a snowy and bitter cold winter. The publication says, “We are red-flagging the second week of January and the second week of February for possible heavy winter weather with a long, drawn out spell of stormy weather extending through much of […]

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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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Indoor Air Pollution is Reduced with Green Cleaning in Harrisburg, PA

June 27th, 2014 · No Comments

Are you tired of irritable co-workers? Maybe you need to breathe easier. No, we do not mean meditation or yoga, although you might benefit from those as well. However, if you struck a warrior pose in your office, your irritable co-workers might also wonder — about you. Something a little more normal that might help […]

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