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CLEANER FLOORS ARE SAFER FLOORS – November 2017
Tips To Reducing Slips, Trips And Falls


EXPLAINING ON-SITE GENERATION – November 2017
Understanding Aqueous Ozone Cleaning Technology


ROBOTS ROAM THE HALLS – September 2017
Cleaning Merges With Technology



GRAB A LARGER SLICE – August 2017
Foodservice Disposables Market Primed For Growth






SEEING IS BELIEVING – August 2017
Tips For Selling Engineered Water Systems




APPROACH CUSTOMERS FROM THE OUTSIDE IN – August 2017
Perception Of Value More Important Than Customer Relationships







– July 2017
BSCAI Offers Designation For Jan/san Distributors
The RBSP designation is recognized with great respect by building service contractors


TAKE A HIKE – July 2017
Freetime: Paul SerVaas Of Bar Keepers Friend Is Mountain Climber And Adventurer
Paul, president of Bar Keepers Friend, and his wife Marsha typically do two big hikes every year

A SLIPPERY SUBJECT – July 2017
The Differences In Ice Melt Products



CREATING THE IDEAL CUSTOMER – July 2017
How Jan/san Distributors Can Groom Top-tier Customers




A NEW WAY OF THINKING – June 2017
Book Club: The Value of Right-Brain Thinking For BSCs
This is a great book to read and process with your teammates, as it challenges conventional thinking



FLOOR CARE JOINS THE DATA AGE – June 2017
The Benefits Of IoT On Floor Equipment
How Internet of Things–enabled floor machines solve a major problem for one BSC




FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – June 2017
Schools Still Tough Market For Contract Cleaners
The education market has been BSCs’ largest target for growth, but there has been minimal market gain

LAUNDRY BUSINESS GROWS THANKS TO REMOTE ACCESS TO DATA – May 2017
Case Study: Laundry Business Turns To Chemical Dispensing System


DECODING THE BATTERY MARKET – May 2017
What To Know About Sealed Lead Acid Batteries




ADJUSTING TO JAN/SAN’S FUTURE – May 2017
Buying Groups Assist Distributors In Changing Market




ARE YOU READY FOR A PRIVATE BRAND? – May 2017
Can Your Business Handle A Private Brand?




THE BEST 40 PRODUCTS AS SELECTED BY SM READERS – May 2017
Jan/san Suppliers Pick Top Products For Distributor Choice Awards
Sanitary Maintenance is proud to present the winners of its fourth annual Distributor Choice Award

CREATING A SUPERIOR SERVICE CULTURE – April 2017
Book Club: How BSCs Can Develop A Customer Service Culture
AffinEco's Paul Senecal reviews '212 Degree Service'

UTILIZING ATTENDANCE SOFTWARE TO AVOID OVERTIME – April 2017
Case Study: Employee Time Tracking Software Helps BSC Service Baseball Park
BSC manages 50 employees at the Braves stadium with use of attendance software

BSCS GO DIGITAL IN BERLIN – April 2017
WFBSC Congress To Coincide With CMS Berlin





TEN TIPS FOR REDUCING INSURANCE COSTS – April 2017
Ten Ways To Reduce Insurance Costs For Businesses









THE VALUE OF AN ORGANIZED JANITOR CART – April 2017
Must-Have Tools, Products For Janitorial Carts
A well-stocked, properly set-up cart can increase productivity and reduce complaints



CHANGE THE CONVERSATION BY QUANTIFYING VALUE – April 2017
The Strategic Sell: Selling Value, Not Price
Get customers to focus on service and product benefits rather than price

TOUCHLESS RESTROOM MACHINES BRING GROWTH – April 2017
BSCs Discover Benefits Of A Restroom Cleaning Machine


FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – April 2017
The Benefits Of Events Such As The Cleaning Show, Clean Buildings Expo
Learn By Leaving The Office



– April 2017
Sharing IoT Data




FROM THE EDITOR – March 2017
Navigate The Global Cleaning Industry With SM’s Buyer’s Guide
Distributors need to be able to connect with suppliers both old and new

– February 2017
Case Study: On-Site Generation At PPG Paints Arena
On-site generation helps the arena meet high-performance goals.

THE YEAR AHEAD FOR BSCAI – February 2017
Q&A With New BSCAI President Tom Kruse
Kruse shares his vision for the association

FIVE KEYS TO GROWING A BUSINESS – February 2017
Book Club: How To Scale Up Your Business
“Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don’t,” by Verne Harnish, is a 360-degree tutorial on how to grow a business

THE CHANGING LAW FOR CHANGING TABLES – February 2017
New Baby Changing Table Law Presents Sales Opportunities
A new federal law requiring baby changing stations presents a sales opportunity





WHEN TO REPAIR OR REPLACE EQUIPMENT – February 2017
Knowing The Right Time To Buy New Carpet Equipment
When is it better to repair a machine and when is it more cost-effective to simply replace it?

THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF FLOOR CARE EDUCATION – February 2017
Best Practices For Floor Care Training
Jan/san distributors can educate their customers on the do's and don'ts of floor care to achieve optimum results


FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – February 2017
Attracting Millennials To The Cleaning Industry
It’s no secret that the cleaning industry is aging, so building service contractors have no choice but to tap into Millennials

NOTHING STANDS IN THEIR WAY – February 2017
Five Jan/san Distributor Sales Reps Who Broke Through In 2016
The five 2016 Sanitary Maintenance Sales Leaders are willing to do whatever it takes to help their customers






A HAUNTING IN IOWA – February 2017
Freetime: Mike Ossian, Ossian Inc., Produces Indie Horror Films Starring His Wife
Mike Ossian, Director of operations for Ossian, Inc., a Davenport, Iowa-based ice melt manufacturer, wants to make you scream

ACHIEVING MAXIMUM POTENTIAL – February 2017
ISSA/INTERCLEAN Sees Strong Distributor, Exhibitor Turnout
The North America show lived up to its theme of “unleashing the industry’s untamed potential” during this one week when key leaders and decision makers in the commercial cleaning industry come together



FIVE THOUSAND BIKES FOR CHRISTMAS – November 2016
Freetime: Dave Wood, Nilfisk, Helps Launch Free Bikes For Kids
Some call Dave Wood the “bike whisperer”

COACHING THE ‘COACH’ – November 2016
The Strategic Sell: Three Areas Of Focus For Sales Management Training
Coaching is the single most important activity that sales managers can do to increase sales


KEYS TO SELLING YOUR BUSINESS – November 2016
What To Consider Before Selling Your Small Business
Whether BSCs are planning to sell now, or years down the line, they must first take a good, hard look inside their own operations


HAI PREVENTION – November 2016
How Jan/san Distributors Can Help Combat Healthcare-associated Infections
Distributors play a key role in reducing the 1.7 million HAIs occurring annually




– November 2016
Sustainability In Business



SUSTAINABLE TRACTION – November 2016
Roundtable: Green Cleaning Product Skepticism
Green products are expected, but sustainability initiatives are gaining momentum at the distributor level



FROM THE EDITOR – November 2016
Will The Internet Of Things Leave Jan/San Distributors Behind?
Distributors are in a tough position with Internet of Things technology

SALES COMPENSATION SURVEY – October 2016
The Top Sales Compensation Plans Of 2016 - Member Content





TAKING THE VERTICAL APPROACH – October 2016
The Strategic Sell: Understanding Vertical Markets In Jan/san


SLOW SALES? IT’S THE LEADER’S FAULT – September 2016
Book Club: Sales Results Follow The Sales Manager


SOFTWARE HELPS BSC ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE SUCCESS – September 2016
Case Study: Growing BSCs Depend On Employee Management Software



FROM THE EDITOR – October 2016
Seeking Sales Leaders



DO YOU CARRY THESE AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTS? – September 2016
Top Commercial Cleaning Products Win Distributor Choice Awards


IT’S EASY TO ADD WINDOW CLEANING – September 2016
Down And Dirty: Diversify Services With Professional Window Cleaning


WOMEN IN THE INDUSTRY – September 2016
The Five Top Challenges Facing Female Entrepreneurs




TEACHING A CAT TO FETCH – September 2016
The Strategic Sell: Focus Training On Motivated Workers



ELEVATING BUSINESSES TO NEW HEIGHTS – September 2016
BSCAI Prepares For Annual Convention In Chicago



ACHIEVE EVEN GREATER POTENTIAL – September 2016
Chicago Is Set To Draw Building Service Contractors For ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2016







CEOS NEED A GREAT SECOND IN COMMAND – August 2016
Book Club: Redefining Executive Job Descriptions


HOW TO ATTRACT AND KEEP MILLENNIALS – August 2016
The Strategic Sell: What To Expect When Hiring Millennials


PREDICTING ICE MELT SALES AFTER A MILD WINTER – August 2016
Distributors Need Long Memories When Ordering Ice Melt




CASE STUDY: AWARD-WINNING CLEANING SERVICE TRUSTS BACKPACK VACUUMS – August 2016
Cleaning Service Employees Prefer Backpack Vacuum Cleaners


THE COST OF SICK TENANTS – August 2016
BSCs Can Help Reduce Employee Absenteeism




CURTAIN CALL – August 2016
Cleaning And Disinfecting Soft Surfaces






ASSESS FOR SUCCESS – June 2016
The Strategic Sell: Hiring Sales Reps Who Excel



ROUNDTABLE: THE TRUE BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP – June 2016
A Closer Look At Buying Groups




‘PIONEERING’ GREEN – June 2016
Building A LEED-compliant, Green Seal-certified Program





DISTRIBUTOR’S ADVICE REAPS SOAP SAVINGS – June 2016
Case Study: Foam Soap Can Save Customers Money


ROUNDTABLE: ANSWERS TO THE STAFF SHORTAGES – June 2016
Staff Retention In Today’s Labor Market




THERE’S A CART FOR THAT – June 2016
Maximizing Space On Custodial Carts


BACK FROM ISSA/INTERCLEAN AMSTERDAM – June 2016
Robotic Cleaning Takes Center Stage At Industry’s Largest Trade Show







START BY SELLING JUST A FEW PRIVATE LABEL PRODUCTS – May 2016
Start By Selling Just A Few Private Label Products




IMPROVING PROFESSIONALISM AMONG SALES REPS – May 2016
The Strategic Sell: What It Takes To Be A True Sales Professional







THE POWER OF PICKING – May 2016
How Technology Is Changing Warehouse Picking






SHEDDING LIGHT ON UV TECHNOLOGY – May 2016
Training And Compliance Of Disinfection Equipment




HIRE BETTER SALES REPS IN SIX STEPS – April 2016
Secrets To Recruiting, Interviewing, Hiring Salespeople


DOWNSIZING HAND SANITIZER DISPENSERS – April 2016
Fill A Need With Small Hand Sanitizer Dispensers




A HEATED DEBATE ON HAND DRYERS – April 2016
Determining The Value Of Heat In Commercial Hand Dryers




CASE STUDY: HIGH-PERFORMANCE GREEN CLEANING WITH ENGINEERED WATER – April 2016
PathoSans Delivers Engineered Water To Park City, Utah




BUILDING A GREEN TEAM – April 2016
Tips For Managers Launching Green Cleaning Programs


NJSSA 2016 SHOW GUIDE – April 2016
Get Ready For NJSSA’s Supply Line 2016




ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF A TOUCH-FREE RESTROOM – April 2016
When To Convert To Touch-Free Restrooms




BOOK CLUB: BE PREPARED TO EXIT YOUR BUSINESS AT ANYTIME – February 2016
Tips For Selling A Cleaning Business



DOWN AND DIRTY: THE ADVANTAGES OF PREPORTIONED CHEMICAL PACKETS – February 2016
Taking A Closer Look At Preportioned Chemicals For Dilution Control



FIRST AID KITS HAVE NEW REQUIREMENTS – February 2016
Know The New First Aid Kit Standards



THE STRATEGIC SELL: SEVEN STEPS TO EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT – February 2016
How Distributors Can Improve Staff Engagement










EDUCATE CUSTOMERS ON THE RIGHT TOWEL AND TISSUE PRODUCTS – November 2015
Show Expertise By Recommending Towel And Tissue Solutions



BOOK CLUB: PROVIDING WIDESPREAD, CONSISTENT SERVICE – November 2015
Learn The Franchise Model From 'The E Myth Revisited'


WAGE LEGISLATION AND ITS IMPACT ON CONTRACT CLEANING – November 2015
What Overtime, Minimum Wage Changes Mean For Contract Cleaners









CARPETS ARE ONLY THE BEGINNING – November 2015
Vacuuming Hard Floors, Vertical Surfaces Works



STUDYING GREEN – November 2015
Five Challenges To Green Cleaning In Schools



THE STRATEGIC SELL: TRAINING IS A NECESSITY – October 2015
Providing The Janitorial Industry With Professional Development Opportunities


FROM SALES EXEC TO FRENCH KNIGHT – October 2015
Freetime: Edwin Parker, S. Freedman & Sons, Receives French Legion of Honor








DOWN AND DIRTY: BUY DIRECT OR THROUGH DISTRIBUTION? – September 2015
Deciding When BSCs Should Buy From Janitorial Supply Distributors





CASE STUDY: CENTRAL VALLEY FRANCHISES RELY ON BACKPACK VACUUMS FOR HEALTHY IAQ – September 2015
Improving Indoor Air Quality With Backpack Vacuums


– September 2015
A Flare For Jan/san Sales



– September 2015
Avoiding Family Business Issues



– September 2015
Choosing The Cleaning Industry




IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING – October 2015
Green Cleaning Supports University Goals



ISSA/INTERCLEAN RETURNS TO SIN CITY – September 2015
Las Vegas Welcomes Building Service Contractors for ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2015




ENGINEERED WATER RE-ENGINEERED – September 2015
Cleaning Industry Embraces Activated Water




CASE STUDY: COUNTER MOUNT SOAP DISPENSER SAVES TIME AND MONEY – August 2015
Counter-Mounted Soap Dispenser Is Easier For Customers, Workers


BOOK CLUB: DITCH THE SWOT ANALYSIS – August 2015
Deconstructing Janitorial Business Strategies


DOWN AND DIRTY: MISUSING EQUIPMENT WASTES MONEY AND ADDS LABOR TIME – August 2015
Proper Janitorial Equipment Maintenance Procedures






HOW DO YOUR CLEANING FREQUENCIES STACK UP? – August 2015
What Facility Executives Expect From Cleaning Contractors - Member Content















THE STRATEGIC SELL: DATA DRIVES SMART SALES – August 2015
Jan/san Distributors Should Rely On Sales Analytics, Not Instincts


DON'T LEAVE CUSTOMERS OUT IN THE COLD – August 2015
Tips For Avoiding An Ice Melt Shortage


ISSA/INTERCLEAN RETURNS TO SIN CITY – August 2015
Cleaning Industry Members Hit The Strip For ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2015




CRIME SCENE CLEANUP CAN BE COMPLEX, BUT PROFITABLE – June 2015
How BSCs Can Add Crime Scene Cleaning Services








STOPPING SCHOOL OUTBREAKS – June 2015
How School Cleaning Affects Attendance



LEAD DON'T FOLLOW – June 2015
How To Make Your Business Stand Out




BUYING GROUP LEADERS SPEAK UP – June 2015
Bringing National Accounts To Buying Groups


– June 2015
Why Join A Buying Group?




DISTRIBUTOR CHOICE AWARDS TOP 40 – June 2015
Jan/San Distributors Vote On The Cleaning Industry's Best Products




THE STRATEGIC SELL: TRUST IS WORTH MORE THAN LIKABILITY – May 2015
Build Trust Through Company Transparency



PROFITING FROM CHEMICAL PROPORTIONERS – May 2015
Chemical Proportioners Give Distributors Edge Over Online Sellers








THE CASE FOR COMPOSTING – May 2015
How The Cleaning Industry Can Help Customers Compost




TIPS FOR CLEANING RESTROOMS DURING THE DAY – April 2015
Day Cleaning Restrooms Requires Different Processes, Equipment, Schedules






TAPPING INTO A NEW CUSTOMER BASE – April 2015
New Distribution Software Opens Up B2C Jan/San Market




BATTERY BACKPACK VACUUMS SAVE TIME, LABOR COSTS – April 2015
New Batteries Make Backpack Vacuums Lighter, Longer Lasting












WINDOW BLINDS CLEANING CAN SEPARATE BSCS FROM THE COMPETITION – February 2015
Demand Is High For Window Treatment Cleaning






ISSA/INTERCLEAN SHINES BRIGHT – February 2015
Thousands Visit Orlando For ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014




– November 2014
How To Clean A Computer Screen



SIMPLIFY FLOOR CARE WITH PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS FOR AUTOSCRUBBERS – June 2014
Chemical Packets Provide Convenience and Dilution Control


BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES – June 2014
Types of Disinfectants Used in Healthcare Facilities


HEALTHCARE CLEANING – June 2014
BSCs Fill In Medical Cleaning Staff Gaps


HEALTHCARE CLEANING – June 2014
Infection Control Training Is Key To Success


HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR CUSTOMERS? – June 2014
Avoiding ‘Service-drain’: Measuring Customer Profitability


HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR CUSTOMERS? – June 2014
Discover The Power of Market Data Analysis



FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING – April 2014
Should BSCs Rent or Lease Floor Care Machines?


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER – April 2014
Independent Tests Back Activated Water Claims


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER – April 2014
Weighing The Cleaning Efficiency of E-water Solutions


WET, DRIPPING HANDS CREATE UNSANITARY RESTROOMS – May 2014
New Hand Dryer Accessories Divert Water From Restroom Walls and Floors


MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS – May 2014
OSHA Compliance Stalled By Chemical Manufacturers



MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS – May 2014
Distributors Begin The Private Label Redesign Process



BOOST HAND WASHING COMPLIANCE – May 2014
Engage Staff To Increase Handwashing Compliance Rates


COVER STORY: MOBILE COMMERCE – May 2014
M-commerce Has Landed


COVER STORY: MOBILE COMMERCE – May 2014
Understanding Mobile Optimization


COVER STORY: MOBILE COMMERCE – May 2014
Choosing Mobile Optimization Methods


BSCS CAN HELP PREVENT OCCUPATIONAL DERMATITIS – April 2014
Avoid Dry, Cracked Hands With Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer


BSCS CAN HELP PREVENT OCCUPATIONAL DERMATITIS – April 2014
Matching Hand Soap To The Industry Setting


CAPITOL GAINS, DISTRIBUTOR LOSSES – May 2014
What Is The Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative?


MANAGE EMPLOYEES WITH TIMEKEEPING SOFTWARE – April 2014
Preventing Time Theft In The Janitorial Industry


MANAGE EMPLOYEES WITH TIMEKEEPING SOFTWARE – April 2014
Staying On Top Of Employment Laws


PROVIDING VALUE: THE PROOF IS IN THE NUMBERS – April 2014
Drilling Down Cleaning Customer Needs


PROTECTING PASSENGERS – April 2014
Using Teams To Clean Busy Transit Hubs


PROTECTING PASSENGERS – April 2014
Transit Restrooms Need 'Round-the-clock Disinfection


DIY MAINTENANCE FOR CHEMICAL PROPORTIONERS – April 2014
Tips For Removing Build-up In Chemical Dispensers


DIY MAINTENANCE FOR CHEMICAL PROPORTIONERS – April 2014
Signs A Chemical Dilution Unit Is Malfunctioning


UPCLOSE: CREATING A CHEMICAL CENTRAL COMMAND – April 2014
Locating A Water Source For Chemical Proportioning


UPCLOSE: CREATING A CHEMICAL CENTRAL COMMAND – April 2014
Chemical Stations Appearing in New Construction


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING – April 2014
Cleaning Carpets for Occupant Health


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING – April 2014
Hard Floors Vs. Carpet Debate


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING – April 2014
Spot Cleaning Tips




UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS – April 2014
Energy, Sustainability Initiatives Drive Day Cleaning


IN THE FIELD: WINDOW CARE – February 2014
Clean Glass Faster With Self-climbing Window Washer Tools


K-12 SCHOOLS: IDEAL FACILITIES FOR GREEN CLEANING – February 2014
Commercial Cleaning Corp. Shares Green School Cleaning Guidelines



UPCLOSE: RIDE ALONG – February 2014
Taking A Shine To Ride-on Burnishers


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? – February 2014
Avoiding Third-party Cleaning Contracts


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? – February 2014
BSCs Join Forces With Facility Management Firms


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH – February 2014
Spreading The Message With Dispenser Ads


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH – February 2014
Benefits of Restroom Branding


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH – February 2014
Restroom Advertising In Action


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT – February 2014
Flooded Batteries Top AGM, Gel Types


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT – February 2014
Cleaning Battery Terminals


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT – February 2014
Don't Forget To Water Your Batteries


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT – February 2014
Charging Lead Acid Batteries


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT – February 2014
Additional Battery Maintenance Tips


UPCLOSE: WIPE AWAY HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS – February 2014
Training Hospital Cleaners To Use Wet Wipes


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING – February 2014
Choosing Vacuums Based On Size And Accessories


NONPROFIT PROFILE: CLEANING FOR A (GOOD) REASON – November 2013
Maid Business Owner Debbie Sardone Makes Generosity A Company Policy


NONPROFIT PROFILE: CLEANING FOR A (GOOD) REASON – November 2013
Give A Little Bit: JanSan Professionals Join Forces With Cleaning For A Reason


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES – November 2013
Maintain Floors By Increasing Cleaning Frequency


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES – November 2013
Scrubbing And Stripping: Sprucing Up Floors For Spring


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM – November 2013
What's The Difference Between A Spot and A Stain?


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM – November 2013
Minimize Downtime With Effective Carpet Extractor Machines


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM – November 2013
Carpet Drying Tools Reduce Resoiling


COVER STORY: GIANT COMPETITION – November 2013
AmazonSupply Is Changing Customer Expectations


COVER STORY: GIANT COMPETITION – November 2013
Keeping The ‘Human Touch’ Alive During The Sales Process


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE – November 2013
Aetna Reinvents Itself As A Facility Maintenance Organization


IN THE FIELD: BEST PRACTICES FOR GROUT CLEANING – November 2013
Grout Cleaning Tips


IN THE FIELD: BEST PRACTICES FOR GROUT CLEANING – November 2013
Grout Cleaning Tools


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013
Green Cleaning Loses LEED EBOM Credit


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013
LEED EBOM v4 Expands Green Cleaning Prerequisite


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013
75 Percent of LEED Cleaning Product Purchases Must Be Green


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013
Additional LEED EBOM v4 Updates


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS – November 2013
Increase Cleaning Efficiency With Backpack Vacuums


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS – November 2013
Foot Traffic, Floor Surface Dictate Vacuum Cleaning Frequencies


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS – November 2013
Are Extra Vacuum Features Worth The Cost?


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE – October 2013
Know Your Fibers Before Launching Commercial Upholstery Business


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE – October 2013
Hot-water Extraction Popular Method For Upholstery Cleaning


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE – October 2013
Upholstery Care Includes Cubicles, Office Furniture


UPCLOSE: DECODING DUST MOPS – October 2013
Industry Moves Toward Microfiber Dust Mops


UPCLOSE: DECODING DUST MOPS – October 2013
Synthetic Dust Mops Last Longer and Are More Durable


UPCLOSE: DECODING DUST MOPS – October 2013
Velcro Mop Backings Expected To Stick Around


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH – October 2013
Successful Distributors Sell Solutions, Not Products


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH – October 2013
Jan/San Professionals Optimistic About The Future


TECHNOLOGY: TOP 10 REASONS TO USE CRM SOFTWARE – October 2013
Manage The Sales Pipeline With CRM Software


BUYING GROUPS: MEMBER BENEFITS – October 2013
Taking Advantage Of Buying Group Services: Networking And Tech 


MARKETING: BE SOCIAL – September 2013
Grow Your Company With LinkedIn Groups


MARKETING: BE SOCIAL – September 2013
Using B2B Social Media Marketing To Build Your Brand


MARKETING: BE SOCIAL – September 2013
#Networking On Twitter


MARKETING: BE SOCIAL – September 2013
Create A Successful Social Media Campaign


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS – September 2013
Mayo Experts Recommend Paper Towels


GHS COUNTDOWN – September 2013
HazCom History: The “Right To Know” Act


GHS COUNTDOWN – September 2013
Learning The GHS Glossary



GHS COUNTDOWN – September 2013
Help Employers Meet The GHS Training Deadline


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS – September 2013
Floor Equipment Training Matters


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS – September 2013
Floor Care Equipment Buyers Place Ease-of-use Over Price


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS – September 2013
Finding Floor Machines Built To Last


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT – August 2013
Seal The Deal With Cleaning Case Studies


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE – August 2013
New LEED v4 Green Cleaning Points and Requirements


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE – August 2013
Distributors Important Role in LEED v4 Certification


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
Training Workers On GHS Requirements


SUPPLY & COMMAND – August 2013
FSSI JanSan Could Devastate Small Suppliers




LABOR AND THE LAW – August 2013
What Not To Ask During A Job Interview



NEWSBRIEFS – October 2008
Hurricane Ike: How BSCs Weathered The Storm


OPERATIONSLOG: FLOOR CARE – October 2008
Batteries: Determining The Best Power Source For Equipment
The gelled battery also offers more stability. It can withstand extreme temperatures, shock and vibration

TECH CENTRAL – August 2007
Tools That Help Businesses Prosper



– 5/17/2007
MISCO Rebuilds


– January 2006
PRODUCTS & SOLUTIONS