Tips to Proper Mat Installation and Placement, Andersen Mat

Tips to Proper Mat Installation and Placement Many people think about installing floor mats only at the front door. Mats are traditionally installed at key entries at both commercial and industrial facilities. However, there are actually different mats designed specifically for use in scores of different areas of a facility for different reasons.Andersen Mats offers…

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ISSA TV, Put the Pro in Professionalism

Put the Pro in Professionalism With Anthony Trombetta Do you know how many steps someone will take to reach a garbage can? The cleaning professionals at Disney know, and they use this kind of knowledge to makes themselves a valuable part of the branding strategy. In this week’s ISSA TV, Educational Quick Clip, Anthony Trombetta…

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Aligning Cleaning and Disinfecting Procedures in Schools, by Kassandra Kania

Aligning Cleaning And Disinfecting Procedures In Schools By Kassandra Kania Schools are notorious breeding grounds for bacteria — and students and staff are suffering the ill effects. Moreover, inadequate cleaning and disinfecting in schools can contribute to an increase in illness or even outbreaks of infectious disease, which in turn leads to higher absenteeism. Fortunately,…

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CDC Says Hand Drying Is Essential, CleanLink.com

CDC Says Hand Drying Is Essential By Stephanie S. Beecher, Associate Editor  This summer, Americans were reminded about the serious nature of foodborne illness when more than 600 cases of an unidentified stomach flu began to crop up in Iowa, Texas and other states. The U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention linked 240 cases…

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Chemical Dispensers Reduce Waste and Save Time, CleanLink.com

Chemical Dispensers Reduce Waste and Save Time By Kassandra Kania  One of the biggest cost savings of chemical proportioners is the reduction in chemical and water waste related to manual mixing methods. “Back in the day, people believed more is better,” says Rod Taylor, sales team leader for KSS Enterprises, Kalamazoo, Mich. “If it said…

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Vanderbilt Medical Center to have nurses cleaning up – WFSB 3 Connecticut

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s latest budget moves mean nurses will be responsible for a lot more than patient care. The Channel 4 I-Team has learned some Vanderbilt nurses will now be in charge of cleaning patients’ rooms, even bathrooms. Sanitized environments in hospitals are critical to a patient’s health, but the…

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“What Can I Do” Sustainability-Chemical Choices and Disposal, by American Cleaning Institute

A step-by-step guide to buying, using and disposing of household cleaning products – the environmentally smart way It’s all about choices… and doing what’s best for the environment — a goal that’s important for all of us! One area where each of us can make a positive contribution is in the way we purchase, use and…

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When Humans Need a Nudge Toward Rationality-By JEFF SOMMER

When Humans Need a Nudge Toward Rationality-By JEFF SOMMER Published: February 7, 2009 The New York Times THE flies in the men’s-room urinals of the Amsterdam airport have been enshrined in the academic literature on economics and psychology. The flies — images of flies, actually — were etched in the porcelain near the urinal drains in…

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Return of the Bed Bugs!!! by Rob Cloyd, Gem Supply Company

Return of the Bed Bugs Bed Bugs (called such because they are commonly found in the bed or bed room area) a parasitic insect that feeds exclusively on blood like little Vampires, were mostly eradicated in the developed world in the early 1940s have increased in numbers since 1995.  With the change in available use…

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Tips to Keep Your VCT Flooring Looking Great, from CleanLink

Tips to Keep VCT Flooring Looking Great Vinyl composition tile (VCT) is one of the most common types of hard surface floorings cleaning professionals will encounter.  It is durable, relatively easy to clean, and inexpensive when compared to most other floor types. However, when working with a new VCT floor, maximizing the floor’s benefits will…