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Franchise Cleaning Services Vs. In-House

Franchise Cleaning Services Vs. In-House

Franchise cleaning services, a rapidly trending marketspace, affords several advantages that address the numerous challenges facing the cleaning industry, ultimately resulting in superior service and quality.

The Advantages of Franchise Cleaning Services Over In-House
Outsourced franchise cleaning services have several advantages over their in-house counterparts, including:

A significantly lower turnover rate.

Record Flu Season

Record Flu Season

2019 has gone down as the most prolonged recorded flu season in the last ten years, thus far spanning twenty-one consecutive weeks of elevated activity.

What the Flu Means for You
The flu takes a devastating toll on individuals, communities, schools, and businesses, costing billions of dollars per year in health care costs and lost productivity, as well as tens of thousands of deaths.

What Makes A Great Janitor?

What Makes A Great Janitor?

Janitors--unsung heroes of education and business--are often overlooked for their vital contributions to the organizations that they work for and the communities that they serve; but what separates the average from the great?

Ten Days Without A Janitor
A day without a janitor.

Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a critical component of healthy schools and workplaces and has a direct impact on occupant performance.

The Importance of Indoor Air Quality
Indoor air quality describes the quality and comfort of the air inside of a building.

Workplace Clutter

Workplace Clutter

Workplace clutter negatively impacts the mental and physical health and performance of students and office workers and may be a sign of underlying mental or emotional trauma.

Cleaning Workplace Clutter
Clutter in school and work environments, while inevitable, can lead to significant degradation in occupant health and performance if not properly attended to regularly.

Superbugs

Superbugs

Superbugs--a silent epidemic quietly sweeping their way across the United States--are antibiotic-resistant germs brought about by the overuse of disinfectants and the absence of strict cross-contamination controls by the custodial department.

Superbugs--The Silent Epidemic
Superbugs are antibiotic-resistant strains of disease-causing bacteria that have led to the infection of millions, as well as the annual deaths of tens of thousands of people, just in the U.S.
A superbug is a disease-causing bacteria that is immune to treatment with antibiotics.

Workplace Hygiene

Workplace Hygiene

Workplace hygiene is a critical component of cleaning for health first--requiring adherence to high-quality handwashing practices, as well as self-policing desk cleanliness and shared workspace behaviors.

The Importance of Workplace Hygiene
Poor workplace hygiene can lead to several expensive issues, including absenteeism, presenteeism, and the elusive sick building syndrome.

Mold Cleanup

Mold Cleanup

Mold inside of schools and offices can have a range of effects, from unsightly to deadly, depending on the strain, and has been directly linked to several preventable deaths over the last few months in both school dorms and medical care facilities.

Addressing Mold Cleaning Challenges
A mold cleanup was recently completed by the facilities maintenance staff at Oklahoma University after a series of complaints were filed by students concerned with the potential health issues.

Hand Hygiene And Its Impact On Absenteeism In Schools

Hand Hygiene And Its Impact On Absenteeism In Schools

Student absenteeism is a critical component of school funding and is directly influenced, almost exclusively, by student health, much of which may be correlated to hand hygiene and school surface sanitation.

How Hand Hygiene May Impact Absenteeism in Schools
School-aged children are highly susceptible to several germs commonly found on surfaces throughout every school and facility in the United States, including:

Influenza - The flu.

Cleaning for Health in Schools

Cleaning for Health in Schools

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 8.4% of children (6.2 million) in the United States have asthma, a debilitating condition that can be caused or complicated by indoor environmental conditions often directly connected to cleaning and cleanliness.