Avmor expanding south of the border

Canada's largest cleaning products manufacturer enters US market Laval, Quebec - Avmor, a 70-year-old manufacturer of chemical cleaning solutions and the largest manufacturer of professional cleaning products in Canada, announces that it will begin marketing its products through a select and limited number of distributors in the U.S. starting later this year.   According to [...]

By |2018-08-12T14:46:04+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Office Cleaning, Press Release, Residential / Home / Maid Cleaning|

Managing the risks of the Hurricane Harvey clean-up

IICRC Master Technician Bruce Vance with useful tips for cleaning business owners in the aftermath of Harvey's destructionHouse cleaning businesses whose service areas have been impacted by hurricane Harvey will face many challenges in the days ahead.  There are a number of risks including safety, regulatory and legal that they will have to manage.  Bruce [...]

Advice for cleaning businesses going through Hurricane Harvey

An interview with Ellen Folks of Guarantee GirlsThis week cleaning professionals around the country began rallying around our friends in Texas as they face the ongoing disaster of Hurricane Harvey. As flooding continues in eastern Texas and western Louisiana, some in the industry have already begun raising money for colleagues in crisis. Among those affected [...]

By |2017-08-30T19:26:52+00:00August 30th, 2017|News, Operations, Residential / Home / Maid Cleaning|

Disinfectants – Are we doing more harm than good?

In most residential cleaning scenarios there are less toxic and problematic ways to achieve a sanitary home.It’s a common belief that in order to have a clean and healthy home every surface must be disinfected. In fact, one cleaning company has advertised that they will fog your whole home with a disinfectant to disinfect the [...]

Missouri to lower St. Louis minimum wage from $10 to $7.70

State preemption law to kick in August 28, blocking city ordinanceMissouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R) has announced that he will neither sign nor veto a bill that prevents local municipalities from setting the minimum wage. The governor's decision will allow the new state law to take effect, rendering a previous increase passed by the City [...]

By |2017-07-06T15:10:00+00:00July 6th, 2017|News, Residential / Home / Maid Cleaning|

Hardwood Floor Care: Five Steps to Perfect Floors

Properly cleaning hardwood floors will help them last for years to come. Hardwood floors are beautiful, durable and can add a compelling aesthetic to any building. A properly installed and finished floor can withstand high levels of foot traffic and action, yet care and maintenance is a critical component in getting the most life [...]

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 [...]

Americans come clean about cleaning in the buff

Survey shows bare facts about how many people do house chores in the nudeWith the holiday season officially upon us, millions of Americans will be preparing their homes to host friends and family to celebrate the holiday season. In addition to preparing meals, hanging decor and buying gifts, families will be putting away clutter and [...]

By |2016-12-26T14:25:34+00:00December 26th, 2016|Residential / Home / Maid Cleaning|

NC company offers gravesite cleaning

Heaven’s Maid finds niche market and performs monumental tasksGreensboro, NC -  When Sabah Ammouri found his grandparents' graves in a state of neglect, he envisioned a service that would allow people to book landscaping, cleaning, and flower delivery for their loved ones grave sites. So he and his friend Michael Goliszek founded Heaven's Maid. Although [...]

Thank Your Cleaner Day!

Express your gratitude to workplace cleaners with these materials. Thank Your Cleaner Day is today, Wednesday, Oct. 19. Sick and injured employees cost businesses billions of dollars a year, and dedicated professional cleaners play a key role in combatting the spread of germs and these illnesses. This is why Kärcher, the Building Services Contractors Association [...]

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