Better decisions from better air

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.

ISSA & Afidamp FAB create joint global platform for the cleaning industry

ISSA and Afidamp will co-own the existing Pulire family of events. Northbrook, IL, USA―May 8, 2018― ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, and Afidamp FAB, the Italian trade association for cleaning industry manufacturers, have announced a new partnership focused on jointly developing and executing go-to-market opportunities for their members and the industry at-large [...]

By |2018-08-12T13:59:16+00:00May 8th, 2018|Association News, Office Cleaning, Press Release|

Tips on how cleaning workers can get rid of the FOG

FOG is considered the most common cause of slow and blocked drains in a commercial kitchen. Ontario, Candida - One of the challenges kitchen and cleaning workers in the food service industry grapple with is FOG: Fats, Oils, and Grease collecting in drains. FOG is considered the most common cause of slow and blocked drains [...]

How a clean office can boost productivity (infographic)

Being organized and maintaining a clean working space is very helpful in getting your best work done.A messy, unsanitary office leads to workers being distracted easily by piles of rubbish and stacks of paper. Indeed, such work spaces could result in employees frequently getting ill and work not being done due to abnormally high absenteeism. [...]

By |2018-04-23T14:14:02+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Office Cleaning|

Five tips for keeping commercial kitchen floors clean

An increased focus on proper floor care is one of the best ways to keep commercial kitchen floors clean.As warmer weather returns in many parts of North America, one thing that restaurants, school cafeterias, and all commercial kitchens must be aware of is the return of insects. Many insects hide during the cold winter months, but [...]

By |2018-04-18T15:01:41+00:00April 18th, 2018|Cleaning Procedure, Cleaning Tips, Office Cleaning|

New Oregon law requires cleaning service providers to be licensed

Law targets sexual assault and sexual harassment in the workplace.Effective January 1, 2018, Oregon amended its labor contracting law to require those organizations that employ workers for the purpose of providing janitorial or cleaning services to other parties (i.e., building service contractors, residential cleaning service providers) to: Be licensed as a Property Services Contractor by [...]

ServiceMonster announces partnership with SoftWash Systems

The integration extends ServiceMonster’s CRM and marketing automation capabilities to SoftWash Systems users.Bellingham, WA – ServiceMonster, a field service SaaS company who provides field service industry professionals with an all-in-one business solution, today announced a partnership with SoftWash Systems, an all-chemical cleaning method and network of companies. This new agreement enables SoftWash Systems’ businesses to [...]

By |2017-10-31T20:37:58+00:00October 31st, 2017|News, Office Cleaning, Press Release|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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