Best Practices for Avoiding Contamination During Restaurant Food Prep

Risks and Tips for Avoiding Listeria Contamination

Since its recognition, Listeria has caused sporadic outbreaks, causing serious and life-threatening sickness that has taken an economic toll on public health services and the food service industry. Here are some tips for avoiding contamination by this deadly pathogen.

best practices for maintaining ceramic tiles

How to Keep Ceramic Tiles Looking Their Best

Ceramic tile is often difficult to maintain, but some relatively simple tips can help things look (and stay) like new. Let’s take a look at some of the best practices for maintaining ceramic tiles.

Best Practices for Identifying and Eliminating Bed Bugs in Hotels

Bed Bugs In Hotels

Think you could recognize a bed bug if you saw one in your hotel room? Most people can’t. According to a study in the scientific journal American Entomologist, over 40% of the nearly 2,000 travelers surveyed said that they didn’t know.

Best Stain Removal Practices for Carpets and Rugs

Practices for Removing Carpet Stains and Maintaining Rugs

Commercial carpets and rugs pose a special cleaning challenge. Offices and other public spaces are often high traffic areas, so these carpets are under heavy use compared to residential areas. While many commercial spaces use carpet that is designed to hide stains and dirt, facilities should perform regular maintenance on carpets and rugs and should also consider professional cleaning on a regular basis. 

How to improve hotel cleanliness to increase rating

Hotel Cleanliness May Need Improvement

Mattress company Amerisleep conducted a huge review of existing hotel inspections (over 8000 inspection results were compiled – covering over 3000 individual hotels nationwide) and found some unsettling and surprising results. All hotels, across all price ranges, had unresolved issues.

Best practices to prepare business facilities for storms

Summer Storm Checklist

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), almost forty percent of small businesses who experience a disaster will never reopen. Having a disaster recovery plan, which includes a preparedness component, will help protect your business and your employees so that you can increase the chances of recovery after a disaster.

Tide® Professional Coldwater

Tide® Professional Coldwater Turns Your Laundry System Into a Money Saving Machine!

Finding and capitalizing on cost savings opportunities in your laundry system can be a challenge. The Tide® Professional Coldwater offers a new system of clean that can provide solutions where you need them.

Best Industrial Facility Cleaning Equipment

Use the Right Cleaning Equipment

It may seem counterintuitive to spend money in order to save money, but choosing the right cleaning equipment for the job at hand reduces costs and improves performance.

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting. Do you know the difference? These words are often used interchangeably, but Ronnie Garret explains that there are key distinctions that are essential for your staff to know about. Understanding the different definitions is a key step in improving the health of your facility.

Food Safety

FBI Discusses the Inside Threat to Food Safety

Recently, FBI Special Agent, Scott Mahloch, who holds the title of Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator, was a featured speaker at the Food Safety Consortium in Illinois. He was there to discuss the potential threats the food industry may face at large food processing centers, and even at smaller local storage centers and retail outlets.