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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. 

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.

Best Ways to Improve Patient Room Cleaning

Unclean Hospital Rooms and Patient Risk

Hospitals are under intense pressure to be economically efficient, which most often translates to cutting staff and costs. Often, one of the first areas to be cut is in the resources for infection control and cleaning, generally handled by the Environmental Services (ES) team.

School Cleanliness Can Affect Student Performance

School Cleaning or the Lack of It

A recent article in Chicago-area newspaper the Hyde Park Herald reported on the severe problems facing a local high school – a lack of sufficient custodial staff and aging equipment has led to widespread concern among students.

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.

Preventing Device-Related HAIs

The dangers of Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs) is a frequent topic on our blog and in the healthcare community. Eliminating HAIs through cleanliness is essential, but did you know that these germs can be lurking on seemingly impossible to clean tech surfaces? Know the risk of spreading germs through tech devices and find out what to do.

best vacuum for building service contractors

Save Time and Increase Safety with the Newest Innovation from Hoover!

The HUSHTONE Cordless Upright Vacuum helps increase cleaning workers’ productivity while reducing worker fatigue. One way it accomplishes this is by allowing employees to move in the most efficient cleaning patterns, by not being bound to a cord. With this freedom of movement, crews can clean up to 5X faster than with a corded upright. 

Trushot Mobile Dispensing System

A Sensible All-In-One Surface Cleaning Solution from SC Johnson!

This incredibly efficient new option will keep your crews moving with SC Johnson’s patented spray-and-wipe cleaning system that provides optimized dilution delivery. The easy-to-use system requires no mixing, measuring or stopping and its fully intuitive design will have your cleaning crews using it minutes.

Prevention of antibiotic resistant bacteria in hospitals

Do you Have a Superbug Strategy?

Superbugs are infections that are resistant to antibiotics, so they become difficult for medical professionals to treat. Preventing these types of infections should be the top priority of healthcare facilities because they put the institution’s reputation as a place of healing in jeopardy.

Green Cleaning Techniques For Asthma-Friendly Classrooms

According to a recent story by local news outlet WWLP-TV, schools in the Holyoke, Massachusetts area are changing up their cleaning supplies to promote better environmental responsibility, and to reduce high incidents of asthma among students.