Surfaces 2020 was an annual show for the people that make the things which go in the homes we clean. Bruce Vance reports on the trends that we will see how how it effects us as cleaning companies.
Washing Hands is Critical but it is important to know what products you are using contain and why some things that sound good, like Triclosan, can actually be a problem.
Eco cleaning has taken the cleaning world by storm over the past 10 years. While awareness has increased through blogging and social sharing, eco cleaning has actually been around for a long time. While we may tend to think of natural products as something that’s new and maybe even a little bit hippie, our grandparents [...]
“It’s the job of science to separate truth from claim. And it is good science that will transform the cleaning industry from a trade to a profession.”
NO, it can’t. Why? The definition of “clean” as it relates to your home is “the absence of unwanted matter”1. If there is a desirable benefit to dirt or soil, then it is not “unwanted”. “Unwanted matter” is empty pizza boxes, soda cans and bottles. You get the idea. There is no sound argument for [...]
HAIs are believed to be on the increase. It appears pets contract these infections in many of the same ways humans do.
Bed bugs are commonly associated with beds but these pesky critters can venture beyond your bedrooms and infest your entire home. Even at workplaces, it is difficult to identify where they are coming from.
Somewhat a lost art, spray buffing has now resurfaced not only as a key to stretching floor refinishing cycles, but also at removing heel marks, stains, spills, and leaving floors with a high-gloss shine.
In a new blog post on Castle Keepers House Cleaning, Janice Stewart asks the question, "What is green cleaning?" Her answer gives consumers insight into what it takes for a company to create an authentic green cleaning process. Stewart examines environmentally preferable products, third-party certifications, green equipment, and more.
Researchers enrolled 24 “knowledge workers,” people who were corporate managers, architects, and designers. The workers spent six days in a controlled work environment, working from 9 am to 5 pm each day.