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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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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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Grow the Economy with Supplier Diversity

December 19th, 2016 · No Comments

Diverse Women Business Enterprises directly affect the economy. Supplier Diversity is a growing business strategy in which many corporations, government and non-profits seek to work with suppliers and service providers of all communities. The most common certified diverse businesses are Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE) and Women Business Enterprise (WBE). To obtain […]

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Safely Decorate the Office for the Holidays

December 5th, 2016 · No Comments

As the 2016 holiday season approaches, decoration in stores, homes and offices begin to transform these spaces into seasonal wonderlands. As you bring holiday cheer into your workplace by decorating per your company’s written policy on holiday decorations, keep the following safety guidelines in mind. IFMA (the International Facilities Management Association) noted several safety guidelines […]

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Can a Soap Dispenser Really Do That? Yes, with IoT.

November 11th, 2016 · No Comments

IoT – Internet of Things Smart phones, smart cars, smart homes… more and more of our everyday lives include smart devices. You probably checked your smart phone this morning for your daily calendar. It, the smart phone, may have already monitored the traffic conditions and told you when to leave for the appointment giving you […]

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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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