The Future of Window Cleaning

The future of window cleaning includes the use of sustainable products, automation and technology, outsourcing services, and preventative maintenance techniques.

Emerging Window Cleaning Trends
Clean windows impact retail curb appeal and influence consumer purchasing habits like clean restrooms affect a diner's impression of a restaurant.

Avoiding Germs With Healthy Handwashing Habits

Current data shows that most Americans value healthy handwashing habits, though approximately half do not follow recommended guidelines, highlighting the importance of ongoing enhanced cleaning services in public facilities.

The Role of Healthy Handwashing Habits
Healthy handwashing habits play a critical role in human and building safety by reducing the presence of disease-causing germs on occupants' hands and indirectly on facility surfaces.

Enhanced Cleaning Practices Reduce Water Use

Enhanced cleaning practices can be critical in reducing water use in drought-restricted areas and should be promoted and encouraged by governments, communities, and businesses.

Enhanced Cleaning Practices Can Reduce Water Use in Drought-restricted Areas
Water scarcity is a critical global issue that is becoming increasingly relevant as populations grow and the effects of climate change become more pronounced.

Poor IAQ

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted our nation's glaring need to improve air quality inside our public schools, businesses, and office buildings.

What is IAQ and Why Does It Matter?
Indoor air quality (IAQ) refers to the quality of air within and around buildings and structures.

Components of an Effective Cleaning Program

Effective cleaning programs are comprised of several critical components, including design, training, safe product handling, and validation.

Defining Effective Cleaning Programs
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, " [sic] regardless of type of facility, the key program elements for effective environmental cleaning programs include:"

Organization/Administration - Corporate leadership and budgeting.

The Essential Do’s and Don’ts of Ice Melt

Ice melt is a valuable tool for improving safety conditions and helping to prevent slip and fall accidents--but incorrect use and application can result in hazardous conditions and damage to the built environment, especially flooring.

What is Ice Melt, and How Does it Work?
Ice melt is a chemical compound used to melt ice and snow on surfaces such as sidewalks, driveways, and roads.

Microfiber vs. Cotton for Cleaning

Microfiber and cotton-based products have long been the go-to application material for cleaning surfaces and picking up spills, but which is best for each situation?

Microfiber--The Basis for High-Tech Cleaning
Microfiber is a synthetic material that is the basis for modern high-tech cleaning solutions due to its unmatched power to trap dirt and remove soil and germs from surfaces combined with a low cost of ownership.

The Importance Of Measuring Slip Resistance To Maintain Floor Safety

Slip and fall accidents are a leading cause of injuries in the workplace and most commonly occur on wet or lubricated (oil, dust, grease, etc.) surfaces.

Keep Floors Safe by Measuring Slip Resistance
While most flooring products maintain some degree of slip resistance, the degree of resistance varies widely by product type and quality and is heavily influenced by several external factors.