When-Where-How to Find New Cleaning Products

If your labor costs so much more than your products and supplies, why does it matter what you use?It’s easy to get pulled into the conversations about the rise of on-demand business models, online marketplaces and how much they cost CBOs in revenue shares, and the dramatic increase in worker and class action lawsuits claiming [...]

Protect Outdoor Workers with OSHA Heat Safety Tool

Prevent heat-related illness with this free app.As the temperatures rise into the summer months, the heat, humidity and resulting heat index play a role in determining work-site safety and the use of heat-related safety precautions. The OSHA Heat Safety App, available for both Android and iPhone, assists employers in determining risk levels each day so [...]

Join the OSHA 2015 National Safety Stand-Down

It's not too late for the cleaning industry to be heard!OSHA's 2015 National Safety Stand-Down is a 9-day company and national awareness campaign to increase understanding and compliance with fall prevention methods. And there's still time for every cleaning company in the US to participate before the official event ends May 15, 2015! "Falls from [...]

The Family Business: They Have to Really Want It for the Dream to Become Reality

Father and son navigate the life-long process of succession planning. When Dave Povlitz filed his business corporation paperwork in 1989, he was already thinking about who would take over the company when he was ready to retire. Though that day was 30 or so years in the future, he knew that it mattered even then [...]

Window Cleaning Safety Program at ISSA/Interclean 2014

Improve window cleaning results, prevent potential accident claims and even reduce your insurance with window cleaning Safety Training at ISSA.If you are a professional or novice window cleaning contractor and desire to increase the level of safety for yourself and your teams, plan now to attend the International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA) Safety Training Program [...]

By |2014-08-27T18:10:09-05:00August 27th, 2014|Association News, Leadership, News, Safety and Health, Window Cleaning|

Cleaning Conventions Anchored by 700-Vendor Trade Show

Join more than 16,000 cleaning industry professionals, all determined to improve the industry as well as their individual businesses.“I love to see all the big things and the small things that come to market that make things easier or allow us to work faster,” says Ed Selkow, president of Janitorial Growth Solutions and an ISSA/INTERCLEAN [...]

Fall Events Give Glimpse into Sweeping Changes

ISSA, ARCSI, BSCAI, CETA, IEHA and IWCA gear up for conventions in Orlando.As summer draws to a close, cleaning business owners and managers are making plans to attend the year's biggest events this November in Orlando. From the impact of the Affordable Care Act to technological innovations, industry trade associations and thought leaders offer a [...]

6 Opportunities to Step Up Your Game

The fall calendar is chock full of networking and educational events for cleaning professionals.ISSA/INTERCLEAN Convention and Trade Show  November 4-7, 2014 Orange County Convention Center Registration Opens May 2014 ARCSI Convention  November 3-7, 2014 Buena Vista Palace BSCAI Convention  November 6-8, 2014 Hilton Orlando Room Discounts thru 9/25 CETA Convention November 4-7, 2014 Renaissance Orlando [...]

Getting Your Business – and Yourself – Ready for a New Leader

Every business owner leaves the helm, passes the baton, or just plain retires. So how do you plan for that event?At least once a month on one of the major cleaning industry discussion groups, there's a post about how to sell your cleaning business. Selling your business is usually a simple, cut-ties way of transferring [...]

Top 10 Reasons to Register for the 25th Anniversary IWCA Convention

Whether a company specializing in window cleaning or a division part of a larger cleaning organization, you’ll want to be there in February.Isn’t it interesting to realize how much the cleaning industry has changed over the past 25 years? Looking back, cotton was the key wiping material, mopping a floor was ringing out a cotton [...]

By |2013-12-24T17:56:18-05:00December 24th, 2013|Association News, Leadership, News, Window Cleaning|
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