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ISSA Show Floor Preview

The ISSA show is coming starting November 18th in Las Vegas.  We have covered all of the great education at the ISSA show in previous articles but another reason to go to the show is the huge trade show floor with hundreds of vendors providing nearly everything you can imagine for your cleaning company.   In [...]

Hydrogen Peroxide + Vinegar = A Disinfecting Duo?

An old home remedy might be just the solution you're looking for. With growing awareness of the dangers of manufactured and even naturally-derived cleaning products growing among consumers, cleaning businesses have had to turn to “old home remedies” in an attempt to balance cleaning and disinfecting with the green and sustainable trends. Unfortunately, [...]

Biofilm: What It Is and How to Get Rid of It

Knowing the common bond between bad breath and pink bathroom “mold” just might help your technicians get better at cleaning bathrooms. What’s slimy and sticky and red all over? No, it’s not a snail reading a newspaper. It’s a biofilm containing the bacteria Serratia marcescens (S. marcescens), which produces a pinkish color and [...]

By |2018-10-29T09:42:37-05:00October 15th, 2014|Cleaning Science, Cleaning Tips, Featured Posts, Green Cleaning|

Deep Dive: Dealing with Theft

One of the first theft accusations that Maria Dorian, owner of Welcome Home Cleaning Services in Austin, Texas, dealt with was from a very well-known woman with an enormous house. The client was a local, celebrated political figure and had a live-in nanny and full-time gardeners. Her house was always open with multiple workers in it.

By |2018-08-12T12:49:09-05:00April 29th, 2013|Featured Posts, Operations, Readers' Choice, Staff Management|