Mold prevention in the home: DIY vs Pros

How does professional containment work? Find out with this infographic.Mold can grow in a variety of locations around the home and be treated in a range of ways. This means it’s important for you to have a basic level of knowledge of which mold you may find in your property, and when professionals need to [...]

Five things managers should know about sewer odors

The most common way sewer odors get into buildings is through floor and fixture drains. Vista, CA - Many schools and commercial facilities are impacted by what is typically known as sewer odors. This is an odor problem that can be worse in areas of a facility that are used infrequently. However, many building managers [...]

By |2017-03-13T16:55:39-05:00March 13th, 2017|Cleaning Procedure, Cleaning Science|

Bona® Launches Commercial System Suite of Products

New maintenance and cleaning products developed specifically for cleaning professionalsAurora, Colo., March 7, 2017 – – Bona US, the world leader in hardwood floor care and maintenance since 1919, announced today a new line of floor care and maintenance products developed specifically for the unique needs of cleaning professionals, the Bona Commercial System for Hardwood Floor Care. [...]

By |2017-03-07T22:48:57-05:00March 7th, 2017|Cleaning Procedure, Cleaning Science|

Scientists conduct bug census using dust DNA

Researchers have created a map of the creepy crawlies in American homes.By examining the DNA in dust, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and North Carolina State University have created a sort of bug census for the United States. They were able to create maps visualizing the range of such pests as dust mites [...]

By |2017-02-08T19:46:26-05:00February 8th, 2017|Cleaning Science|

Consumer cleaning product ingredient safety website completed

ACI Cleaning Product Ingredient Safety Initiative Available at Washington, D.C. – January 25, 2017 – Safety data on hundreds of chemicals in the U.S. consumer cleaning product supply chain have been collected and are now available through the website for the American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) Cleaning Product Ingredient Safety Initiative (CPISI).  ACI announced that [...]

By |2017-01-31T00:34:46-05:00January 31st, 2017|Cleaning Science, Cleaning Tips|

ProTeam introduces new ProBlade floor tools and wand

Available for both carpet and hard surfaces, the ProBlade floor tool distributes suction evenly across its width for more efficient debris pickup. (ST. LOUIS, MO.) ProTeam® introduces a new backpack vacuum accessory kit - the ProBlade™ floor tools and straight telescoping wand. Intuitive and easy to use, the new kit simplifies setup and training [...]

The battle against superbugs

UMF Corporation applauds microbiologist’s TEDx message of need to increase awareness of ‘Everyday Heroes’ UMF Corporation is commending Rodney E. Rohde, PhD, on his recent TEDx Talk that emphasizes the need to increase awareness of the critical role played by Medical Laboratory Technicians and Hygiene Specialists – the “everyday heroes” ­– in the battle against antibiotic resistant [...]

By |2018-08-12T14:56:15-05:00December 29th, 2016|Cleaning Science, Safety and Health, School Cleaning|

Green Seal proposes revisions to cleaning product standards

Seeks feedback from industry professionals and all other interested parties Washington, D.C. –  Green Seal, the nation’s premier third-party environmental certification organization, is inviting comment on proposed revisions to nine cleaning product standards. Green Seal would like comment from a diverse group of stakeholders including product manufacturers, public health experts, environmental organizations and other interested [...]

By |2016-12-07T19:10:03-05:00December 7th, 2016|Cleaning Science, Green Cleaning|

The 5 hazards of professional cleaning

Janitorial work is often listed as one of the most dangerous professions in the U.S.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toledo, OH - Cleaning workers face all types of dangers and hazards when performing cleaning tasks.    This is why janitorial work is often listed as one of the most dangerous professions in the U.S. Slip-and-fall accidents, chemical [...]

By |2016-11-17T22:44:15-05:00November 17th, 2016|Cleaning Science, Office Cleaning, Safety and Health|
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