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The Dangers of Cleaning Chemical Exposure

The improper handling of common cleaning chemicals can lead to severe illness and, in extreme instances, death.

The Consequences of Improper Cleaning Chemical Handling
Conventional commercial cleaning products contain hazardous chemicals that must be handled with care, in well-ventilated spaces, and only by trained professionals wearing the appropriate safety gear.

The Value of a Clean Classroom

The right kind of cleaning not only provides a safe and productive learning environment for children, but it will also help improve the financial outlook for the district.

Why Clean Classrooms Matter
The environmental impact of classroom and educational facility hygiene cannot be underscored enough, specifically in regards to student and faculty attendance and performance.

Winter Cleaning Refresh

With heavy snow and rainfall in the forecast for much of the Midwestern U.S. all Fall and Winter long, now is the perfect time to complete an office winter cleaning refresh and ensure the health, safety, and productivity of all building occupants.

Winter Cleaning for a Healthy Facility
Winter is here, and that means rain, snow, colds, the flu, and an enormous mess in your classrooms and offices.

Cleaning Prevents School Absenteeism

Regular cleaning and daily disinfection services have been shown in several studies to prevent student and teacher absenteeism, resulting in higher test scores, improved performance, and a significantly higher return on public and private investment.

Regular Cleaning Prevents Student and Teacher Absenteeism in Schools
Healthier classrooms translate into higher attendance rates, resulting in more productive teachers and better-performing students.

Winter is Slip and Fall Season

Heavy snow and rainfall are predicted to strike all across the midwest and gulf region this winter, increasing the likelihood of dangerous and sometimes litigious slips and falls.

Winter Precautions to Prevents Slips and Falls
Slip and fall accidents--a significant challenge facing schools and businesses-- were, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the leading cause of workplace injury in 2015, totaling nearly 200,000 claims, resulting in billions of dollars in medical expenses and worker compensation claims.

How Important is Window Washing?

Dirty windows negatively impact occupant performance, increase heating costs, reduce the expected life-span of window panes, harbor mold, and reduce the professional image of your facility.

The Importance of Regular Window Washing Services
Rain, snow, and high winds pushing dirt all carry chemicals that can damage windowpanes if they are allowed to build up over time.

Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs are a notoriously difficult pest to remove from residential and commercial facilities--often requiring a combination of cleaning and integrated pest control and management processes that can be expensive and time-consuming if performed improperly.

Preparing for the 2019-2020 Flu Season

The 2019-2020 flu season is already upon us, and it is time for facilities managers and custodial teams to take proactive steps to prevent outbreaks and ensure the health and safety of all facility occupants.

Infection Control Measures to Prevent Influenza Outbreaks
The 2019-2020 flu season started earlier than expected this year.