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- cp - February 2017
Janitor Training, Machine Maintenance Extend Life Of Equipment


- sm - February 2017
Top 5 Most-read Sanitary Maintenance Articles Of 2016


- sm - October 2016
Polished Concrete: Low-maintenance Floors, Not No-maintenance


MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE - hs - August 2016
Maintenance That Extends The Life Of Equipment
Proper upkeep of carpet equipment can extend the life of machines

MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE - hs - August 2016
Routine Extractor Maintenance Protects Equipment


MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE - hs - August 2016
Handling Big Problems With Carpet Equipment


- sm - June 2016
Keys To Better Battery Maintenance


FROM THE EDITOR - sm - June 2016
Sanitary Maintenance Reports From ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS - hs - May 2016
Maintenance Tips That Extend The Life Of Floor Pads


STARTING ANEW - cp - April 2016
Jason Lee Has Big Plans For His New Company, Lee Building Maintenance


SALES LEADERS - sm - February 2016
Sanitary Maintenance Honors Five Sales Leaders That Hit The Mark In 2015


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE - hs - September 2015
Mats That Defend Against The Elements


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE - hs - September 2015
The Role Of Matting In Green Programs


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE - hs - September 2015
Recommendations For Cleaning And Maintaining Mats


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE - hs - September 2015
Mats That Prevent Slips And Falls


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


- cp - June 2015
Autoscrubber, Buffer and Battery Maintenance Tips


THE TRUTH ABOUT POLISHED CONCRETE - sm - June 2015
Polished Concrete Maintenance Is Still Necessary


BIG GAME SUPPLIER - sm - April 2015
How Maintenance Mart Earned A Role In The Super Bowl


SALES LEADERS - sm - February 2015
Sanitary Maintenance Assembles The 2014 Team Of Super Sales Leaders


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS - hs - February 2015
Maintenance Tips For Hand Dryers


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS - hs - February 2015
How To Identify Proper Placement Of Hand Dryers


- sm - September 2014
Gym Floor Maintenance Takes Communication Between Athletic And Custodial Departments


IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS - hs - August 2014
Proper Maintenance Of Backpack Vacuums


CLEANING WATERLESS URNINALS REQUIRES SPECIAL MAINTENANCE - cp - June 2014
Benefits of Waterless Urinal Systems


CLEANING WATERLESS URNINALS REQUIRES SPECIAL MAINTENANCE - cp - June 2014
Cleaning Waterless Urinals The Right Way


PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE - hs - June 2014
Developing A Strong Preventative Maintenance Program For Floor Equipment
Doing so can improve departmental productivity, improve sustainability and mean a cleaner facility

PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE - hs - June 2014
Maintenance Tips for Floor Equipment
Why it is important for custodial managers to develop a plan and train staff to properly maintain floor equipment

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR CUSTOMERS? - sm - June 2014
Customer Segmentation Offers A Snapshot of Your Business


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


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


HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR CUSTOMERS? - sm - June 2014
Targeting Key Sales Accounts


FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING - cp - June 2014
BSCs Weigh In On One of Their Biggest Investments — Floor Equipment


FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING - cp - April 2014
Buying Floor Machines From Distributors Vs. Direct


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


DIY MAINTENANCE FOR CHEMICAL PROPORTIONERS - cp - April 2014
Preserving the Life of Chemical Proportioner Systems


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


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


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Avoid Cleaning Downtime With Regular Battery Maintenance


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


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


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


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


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


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING - hs - February 2014
Vacuum Care And Maintenance Tips


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Proper Carpet Care Starts With A Plan


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


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Maintain The Life Of Carpet With Interim Cleaning


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


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


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE - cp - November 2013
Paul Greenland Leads Aetna Building Maintenance Into A New Era


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE - cp - November 2013
From Washing Floors To Aetna Company President


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE - cp - November 2013
'Think Green, Think Aetna'


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


IN THE FIELD: BEST PRACTICES FOR GROUT CLEANING - cp - November 2013
Prevent Grout Cleaning Mistakes


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH - sm - October 2013
Product Sales Bounce Back, Paper Still Reigns


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


IN THE FIELD: FLOOR CARE - cp - October 2013
Concrete Flooring Regains Popularity


IN THE FIELD: FLOOR CARE - cp - October 2013
High Gloss Concrete Is Beautiful and Easy To Maintain


IN THE FIELD: FLOOR CARE - cp - October 2013
Finding The Right Concrete Maintenance Program


IN THE FIELD: FLOOR CARE - cp - October 2013
Cleaning Stained And Polished Concrete Floors


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS - sm - September 2013
Increase Value With Multi-Task Floor Machines


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


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


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


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT - cp - August 2013
Embracing Sustainable Practices In Business


UPCLOSE: MATTING FOR THE ENTIRE FACILITY - sm - August 2013
Maintaining Commercial Floor Matting


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
How To Spot Green Floor Maintenance Equipment


- cp - August 2013
When Cleaning With Water Only Works — And When It Doesn’t


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
Ride-on Floor Scrubbers Vs. Walk-behind Floor Scrubbers


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
Green Floor Cleaning With Recycling Carpet Extractor Machines


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
Maintenance Tips For Commercial Floor Cleaning Equipment


HISTORY LESSON - sm - May 2013
Sanitary Maintenance 70th Anniversary Is A Great History Lesson


- news - 6/13/2013
HD Supply Opens New Distribution Center


- news - 6/3/2013
Aetna Invests in Green Community Projects


- news - 5/31/2013
AFFLINK Welcomes Triad Service Solutions


HOSPITAL-GRADE CLEANING PAYS OFF IN ANY MARKET - cp - April 2013
BSCs Expand Infection Control Services


STRIP AND RECOAT FLOORS LESS OFTEN - cp - April 2013
BSC's Ramp Up Floor Maintenance Programs


- news - 5/13/2013
ServiceMaster Announces New Franchise Agreements


PREVENT SLIPS AND FALLS AS A VALUE-ADDED SERVICE - sm - April 2013
OSHA Floor Audits Require a 'Qualified Person'


- news - 4/11/2013
Dade Paper acquires Mid-South Maintenance Supply


- news - 3/1/2013
Deb GrittyFOAM Named New Product of the Year by Swish Maintenance Limited


- news - 2/8/2013
Swish Maintenance Acquires S.K. Sanitary Specialties Mfg. Limited


- news - 1/15/2013
Harder Facility Maintenance Names Spartan Chemical Vendor Of The Year


- news - 12/24/2012
LIKARR Maintenance Systems Collects Toys For Toys For Tots


YOUR TWO CENTS - cp - November 2012
What Assets Do You Look For In A Distributor?


- news - 11/6/2012
Pacific Maintenance Company Receives CIMS Certification with Honors


- news - 11/1/2012
Cardinal Building Maintenance Opens Indianapolis Office


- news - 10/30/2012
Mitch Murch's Maintenance Management Wins Service Employee of the Year Award


YOUR TWO CENTS - cp - September 2012
Facebook: What Type Of Information Is Your Company Sharing?


- news - 10/24/2012
Diversey Honors Marsden Bldg Maintenance With Sustainability Award


- news - 8/6/2012
LIKARR Maintenance Systems Promotes Director of Training and Sustainability


- news - 8/1/2012
Mitch Murch's Maintenance Management Wins BSCAI Safety Award


- news - 6/20/2012
LIKARR Maintenance Systems To Hold LEED Education Seminar


- news - 6/5/2012
LIKARR Maintenance Systems Launches New Website


- news - 5/7/2012
A&A Maintenance Acquires Wallico Maintenance Group


- news - 4/12/2012
MMMM Donates Bikes To St. Jude's Ranch For Children


- news - 1/23/2012
MMMM Adds Regional Sales Manager


- news - 1/19/2012
MMMM Hires Regional Sales Manager


- news - 1/17/2012
MMMM Hires New Texas Regional Manager


COVER STORY - cp - November 2011
United Services of America: Two Men, One Vision
Paul Senecal and Michael Diamond use a unique, 50/50 business partnership to lead their companies to nationally recognized growth

- news - 11/7/2011
Supreme Maintenance Organization Achieves CIMS & CIMS-GB With Honors


- news - 10/27/2011
Tim Murch Re-elected to BSCAI Board of Directors


- news - 10/5/2011
MMMM Promotes Executive VP of Sales


- news - 8/3/2011
Simplex Janitorial Supplies Acquires Maintenance Chemical Suppliers


- sm - July 2011
Learn About SM's Redesigned Websites


- news - 7/29/2011
New York Parents Sue to Speed PCB Cleanup in Schools


- sm - June 2011
Freetime: Kristi Boehm, Maintenance Mart Janitor Supply


- cp - April 2011
Photo Slideshow: Servicing LEED & Green Facilities


- cp - April 2011
Cardinal's Kismet
How Jim DeGrado, president of Cardinal Building Maintenance, helped his company realize its green cleaning destiny

ONE-ON-ONE - sm - April 2011
One-On-One: Shelley Riley, Maintenance Mart
Phoenix-based Maintenance Mart is a sustainable success story

MARKET PROFILE: RETAIL - cp - February 2011
Mr. Clean Maintenance Systems Specializes In Retail Accounts
Floor care is king for these accounts, and the prevalence of polished concrete flooring has kept BSCs on their toes

UP CLOSE: FLOOR CARE - sm - February 2011
Floor Care After Winter
Winter wreaks havoc on floors. Simple maintenance and restoration at the onset of spring is critical in keeping floor care costs low

COVER STORY - sm - February 2011
2011 Buyer's Guide
Sanitary Maintenance's online Buyer's Guide features manufacturers, wholesalers, product and brand-name listings to make sourcing products and suppliers a breeze

UP CLOSE: RESTROOM CARE - sm - October 2010
Waterless Urinals: An Attractive Upgrade For Green Facilities
To fully achieve the benefits of waterless urinals, they must be properly installed and maintained

COVER STORY - cp - August 2010
Greening America's Pastime
Marsden Bldg Maintenance: Leading the league in environmentally friendly cleaning at Target Field

WHOLESALERS - sm - June 2010
Wholesalers: Multiple Markets, One Partner
Many distributors are thinking diversification after the recession. Partnering with a wholesaler can help ease the transition

UP CLOSE: AUTOMATIC SCRUBBERS - sm - May 2009
Safety First
Tips for teaching proper operator use and maintenance of automatic scrubbers

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW - cp - February 2009
Jamie Gutierrez: Midwest Maintenance
Educating and promoting employees key to company's business plan

FREETIME - sm - September 2008
Putting Out Fires…Literally


IN THE NEWS - sm - August 2008
Green Legislation Passed In Boston, California And Missouri


EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW - cp - August 2008
Executive Interview: Don Zerivitz
Reaping the rewards of financial transparency

- news - 6/6/2008
As Campuses Crumble, Budgets Are Crunched


CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2008 - cp - January 2008
Touch-Free Restroom Maintenance


CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2008 - cp - January 2008
Maintaining Floor-care Machines


CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2008 - cp - January 2008
Understanding Vacuum Maintenance


OPERATIONSLOG: VACUUMS - cp - May 2007
Vacuum Maintenance: Extending The Life Of Your Machine
People think they can use vacuums to pick up anything on the floor, from cigar butts to sugar packs — but they’re not designed for that

- news - 9/11/2006
Maintenance: School Repairs Prove to be Costly


RESTROOM MAINTENANCE - sm - July 2006
Restroom Maintenance's Total Package
A comprehensive approach to restroom cleaning yields the best results: less smell, more sparkle

CLEANING OPERATIONS: FLOOR CARE - hs - April 2006
Floor Machines: Properly Maintaining Floor Care Machines
Extending the life of floor care machines through preventative maintenance tasks

CLEANING OPERATIONS - FLOOR CARE - hs - February 2006
Floor Care: Anatomy of a Thorough Hard Floor Care Program
From cleaning routine “do’s and don’ts” to using the right equipment and chemicals

MARKET PULSE: WASHROOM CARE - sm - January 2006
Touch-Free Washroom Maintenance
Even the most self-sufficient of restrooms — those with touchless fixtures — need TLC. How to help customers get the most out of their investment

CLEANING OPERATIONS: FLOOR CARE - hs - February 2005
Floor Care: A Guide to Cleaning Speciality Surfaces
Experts provide tips on preventative and long-term care

CLEANING OPERATIONS: VACUUMS - hs - September 2004
Carpet Care: Draw More Dirt from Vacuums
Machines that meet performance criteria and fit your facility needs will achieve the best results — if they are maintained properly