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February 1, 2024 in Uncategorized

Choosing the Right Deicing Agents for Your Business

Consider cost, effectiveness, and environmental impact when picking deicing methods.
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January 2, 2024 in Facility Management and Maintenance

The Year Ahead: Resolutions for Facility Management

Five resolutions that could prove valuable to facility managers in 2024.
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November 30, 2023 in Facility Management and Maintenance

Navigating the Hazards of Winter

Winter elements pose challenges for businesses and their employees. Take these precautionary steps to minimize risks.
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October 31, 2023 in Facility Management and Maintenance

Shine a Light on Winter Blues

Winter’s cold, dark days can leave us feeling glum and unproductive. Here are some ways to make your facility a cheerier wintertime place. The chill of winter is almost here,…
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October 2, 2023 in Facility Management and Maintenance

The Season Ahead: Fall Maintenance Checklist

As the seasons shift, so do the needs of our buildings and their surrounding spaces. While warmer temperatures continue to linger, the first week of fall has already passed. In…
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August 31, 2023 in Cleaning

Cleaning for Health and Appearance: Why You Should Strive for Both

You’ve heard the phrase, “Looks can be deceiving.” While surfaces and spaces may appear clean visually, cleaning for appearance does not address the underlying issues that impact the overall well-being…
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July 31, 2023 in Uncategorized

Breathe Easier: Improving Indoor Air Quality

Maintaining indoor air quality ensures a healthy and productive work environment; therefore, it is a crucial aspect of any business. We tend to think of air pollution as an outdoor…
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July 2, 2023 in Facility Management and Maintenance

The Most Common Pests in Our Area (And Tips on How to Deal With Them)

With warm temperatures approaching, many businesses have a backlog of work postponed from the colder seasons, and one job often overlooked is pest control and management. Insects tend to migrate…
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September 1, 2022 in Facility Management and Maintenance

Curb Appeal Matters: 8 Steps to Ensuring Your Building Puts Its Best Foot Forward

The only thing harder than making a good impression is making up for a bad one. People make judgments almost immediately, and your commercial building’s exterior appearance can make or…
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August 15, 2022 in Cleaning, Facility Management and Maintenance

Safeguarding Your Office Against Monkeypox

What you can do to keep work areas safe from monkeypox and ensure employees are comfortable returning to the office.Just as you thought it was safe to bring everyone back…
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August 4, 2022 in Cleaning

How Should You Choose a Commercial Cleaning Company?

Early signs can indicate how well a company will respond to your ongoing cleaning needs. There are many factors to consider when deciding which commercial cleaning company will best serve…
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July 6, 2022 in Cleaning, Facility Management and Maintenance, Uncategorized

Post Pandemic: Do We Still Need Commercial Cleaners?

People are looking for the same attention to cleanliness and safety they’ve recently come to expect. Commercial cleaning crews used to work the night shift because office managers didn’t want…
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June 1, 2022 in Cleaning, Facility Management and Maintenance

Vacuuming is Not Enough: Why Your Business Needs Professional Carpet Cleaning

Beyond a tidy appearance, regular professional cleaning helps extend the life of your office carpeting. Regular vacuuming goes a long way in removing dirt and grime from office carpets. But…
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May 1, 2022 in Uncategorized

Would Your Business Benefit from Integrated Facilities Management?

Busy business leaders need to work smarter, not harder. Integrated facilities management (IFM) can save you time and money. In many organizations, facility management responsibilities fall on one or more…
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April 6, 2022 in Cleaning

Clean Windows Like a Pro

Follow our expert tips for getting sparkling clean windows with minimum effort. Cleaning windows is one of those household chores that most of us would prefer to avoid. The task…
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March 2, 2022 in Cleaning

Where Office Germs Hide

Germs hide places you might not regularly consider. When it comes to your office, those places could surprise you. Dr. Charles Gerba is a microbiologist at the University of Arizona…
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February 2, 2022 in Cleaning

How Workplace Cleanliness Impacts Production

Your office’s appearance may be affecting your company’s productivity. I​n November 2021, 4.5 million U.S. workers quit their jobs, continuing a historic, months-long streak of individuals abandoning the workforce. And…
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January 4, 2022 in Cleaning

How Clean is Your Business? Six Habits of Spotless Companies

Whereas an orderly office reflects disciplined neatness, a sparkling workspace gives a squeaky-clean, healthy impression. If yours is like most businesses, your workplace appears relatively clean at first glance. Things…
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December 6, 2021 in Cleaning

Is Your Office’s Appearance Making a Good First Impression?

Initial impressions are important because, as the adage says, you never get a second chance to make a first one. Among the various challenges facing business owners these days, maintaining…
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November 10, 2021 in Facility Management and Maintenance

Weather Advisory: Time to Prepare for Winter Facility Managment

In Northwest Ohio, winter has a way of sneaking up on you. Are you prepared for winter’s effects on your facility? Janice Stillman, the editor of The Old Farmer’s Almanac, has a…
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October 27, 2021 in Cleaning

What to Ask When Choosing an Office Cleaning Service

How to determine which commercial cleaning service is the right fit for your business. Hiring new team members for your business demands thoroughness and care. You likely have go-to interview…
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September 29, 2021 in Facility Management and Maintenance

4 Reasons to Outsource Your Facility Management and Maintenance

According to McKinsey & Company, outsourcing accounts for more than 50 percent of North America’s total facilities management market. For many companies, outsourcing offers clear opportunities for reducing costs and…
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September 23, 2021 in Cleaning

The Benefits of Electrostatic Disinfectant Spraying

Electrostatic disinfectant spraying kills 99.999 percent of germs and bacteria and is fragrance-free, gentle, and safe to use around people and pets. EPA approved for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel…
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