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FREETIME: UNITING THE INDUSTRY FOR HOPE – November 2017





PUTTING ODOR CONTROL IN ITS PLACE – November 2017
Getting Strategic With Air Freshener Placement






ONE-STOP PRODUCT SHOP – November 2017
Wholesalers Help Distributers Diversify



SELLING ROBOTS – November 2017
Robot Floor Cleaners Enter The Jan/San Market


– November 2017
Selling Floor Cleaning Robots



CLEANER FLOORS ARE SAFER FLOORS – November 2017
The Cost Of Slips And Falls For Facilities


CLEANER FLOORS ARE SAFER FLOORS – November 2017
Evaluating Floor Safety Programs


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


MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS GO MAINSTREAM – November 2017
Push For Free Feminine Hygiene Products


MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS GO MAINSTREAM – November 2017
Schools Pilot Free Tampon Program


MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS GO MAINSTREAM – November 2017
Facilities Benefit From Offering Feminine Products


THE SOUTHERN UTE INDIAN TRIBE EMBRACES ECO-FRIENDLY ODOR CONTROL – November 2017
CASE STUDY: Control Odors While Protecting The Environment



EXPLAINING ON-SITE GENERATION – November 2017
What Is On-site Generation Of Cleaning Products?


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


EXPLAINING ON-SITE GENERATION – November 2017
Disinfecting With On-Site Generation Technologies


TEAMING UP ON GREEN CLEANING – November 2017
Sustainable Cleaning Is A Shared Responsibility


TEAMING UP ON GREEN CLEANING – November 2017
Communicating Green Cleaning Initiatives


THE STRATEGIC SELL: MANAGING THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE – November 2017
Every Touchpoint Impacts The Customer Journey



FROM THE EDITOR – November 2017
Keeping Up With Industry Trends


GETTING THE RIGHT WORDS OUT – November 2017
Communicating Green Cleaning Advantages


GREEN CLEANING TRENDS – November 2017
Importance Of Green And Sustainable Initiatives


GREEN CLEANING TRENDS – November 2017
Benefits Of Green And Sustainable Initiatives


GREEN CLEANING TRENDS – November 2017
Survey Outlines Sustainable Cleaning Initiatives



SUSTAINABILITY’S IMPACT ON OCCUPANT WELLNESS – November 2017
Building Operations Supports Human Health And Wellness


SUSTAINABILITY’S IMPACT ON OCCUPANT WELLNESS – November 2017
Cleaning Standards That Focus On Wellness


SUSTAINABILITY’S IMPACT ON OCCUPANT WELLNESS – November 2017
Cleaning That Limits Toxic Exposure


HEALTH BENEFITS DRIVE GREEN CLEANING – November 2017
Using Green Cleaning To Promote Occupant Health










ANSWERING THE CALL – October 2017
Top Complaints Plaguing Facility Cleaning Managers



KEEPING TABS ON FLOOR EQUIPMENT – October 2017
Using IoT To Manage Floor Equipment Fleet


KEEPING TABS ON FLOOR EQUIPMENT – October 2017
Technology That Streamlines Floor Cleaning


KEEPING TABS ON FLOOR EQUIPMENT – October 2017
Using Data To Improve Cleaning Processes


KEEPING TABS ON FLOOR EQUIPMENT – October 2017
Productivity Gains Of Floor Cleaning Equipment


HELPING CAMMY – October 2017
Freetime: Fundraising For Rett Syndrome Research







CHANGING OFFICE LAYOUTS REQUIRE NEW TOWEL DISPENSERS – October 2017
Densification Of Offices Creating Restroom Problems










THE STRATEGIC SELL: THE MAKEUP OF AN ELITE SALESPERSON – October 2017
The Best Sales Reps Have These Traits






FIVE STEPS TO GOING GREEN – October 2017
Shifting From Green Cleaning To Sustainability


FIVE STEPS TO GOING GREEN – October 2017
Steps To Implementing Green Cleaning Programs


FIVE STEPS TO GOING GREEN – October 2017
Introducing Green Products And Processes


FIVE STEPS TO GOING GREEN – October 2017
How Vendors Help Support Sustainability


ANYTHING FOR THE CUSTOMER – October 2017
SouthEast LINK Offers As Many Services To Clients As Possible





PROVIDING EXTRA PROTECTION AGAINST VIRUSES AND BACTERIA – September 2017
Case Study: Electrostatic Sprayer Provides Complete Surface Disinfection


BE DETERMINED TO PERSEVERE – September 2017
Book Club: Improve Your ‘Grit’ And Determination


EMBRACING PRODUCT EVOLUTION – October 2017
Looking For Innovation In Cleaning Products


A FLOOR CARE MACHINE THAT HANDLES THE CHALLENGES OF RETAIL FACILITIES – September 2017
Case Study: Retail Facilities Demand High Floor Care Standards


A MODERN-DAY SPARTAN WARRIOR – September 2017
Freetime: Spartan Racing With Colleen Koscinski, MAC Janitorial Supply


THE PROPER STEPS TO CLEANING A RESTROOM – September 2017
Step-by-step Restroom Cleaning Procedures




WEARING SLIP-RESISTANT FOOTWEAR REDUCES WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS – September 2017
Slip-and-fall Accidents Prove Costly




THE STRATEGIC SELL: TESTING FOR TALENT – September 2017
Give Sales Applicants A Task Before Hiring


BSC FINDS GROWTH BY USING AQUEOUS OZONE TECHNOLOGY – September 2017
Reasons For Switching To Engineered Water




PREVENTING CART CONTAMINATION – September 2017
Keeping Housekeeping Carts Clean


PREVENTING CART CONTAMINATION – September 2017
Cleaning Of Carts Gets Overlooked


PREVENTING CART CONTAMINATION – September 2017
Customizing Custodial Carts


GET TO KNOW UV TECHNOLOGY – September 2017
Cleaning Industry Embraces Ultraviolet Disinfection




– September 2017
Selling UV Disinfection Systems


FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – September 2017
An Example Of Internet of Things Challenges


UPRIGHTS UNPLUGGED – September 2017
Battery Upright Vacuums Boost Productivity




THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO MAKE CHANGE – September 2017
Promoting Green Cleaning In Schools


THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO MAKE CHANGE – September 2017
Soliciting Green Cleaning Buy-In


THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO MAKE CHANGE – September 2017
Stats That Support Sustainability


THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO MAKE CHANGE – September 2017
Partners That Help Promote Green


IDENTIFY AND TACKLE RESTROOM GERMS – September 2017
Types Of Bacteria Found In Restrooms


IDENTIFY AND TACKLE RESTROOM GERMS – September 2017
Most Contaminated Restroom Surfaces


IDENTIFY AND TACKLE RESTROOM GERMS – September 2017
Techniques To Fight Restroom Germs


IDENTIFY AND TACKLE RESTROOM GERMS – September 2017
Teaching Restroom Disinfection Techniques


INTERPRETING IOT – September 2017
Understanding IoT In The Cleaning Industry




– September 2017
IoT Challenges To Overcome


THE TOP THREE FUNCTIONS OF ERP SOFTWARE – September 2017
Integrate ERP Software With Other Platforms




FROM THE EDITOR – September 2017
Changing Services From Free To Fee


ROBOTS ROAM THE HALLS – September 2017
Benefits Of Robotic Floor Equipment


ROBOTS ROAM THE HALLS – September 2017
Cleaning Merges With Technology


ROBOTS ROAM THE HALLS – September 2017
Floor Equipment That Collects Data


ROBOTS ROAM THE HALLS – September 2017
University Benefits From Robotic Equipment


A CLEAN SWEEP FOR SCHOOL BREAKFAST – September 2017
Cleaning Challenges With Breakfast In The Classroom


A CLEAN SWEEP FOR SCHOOL BREAKFAST – September 2017
A Team Effort Keeps Schools Clean


A CLEAN SWEEP FOR SCHOOL BREAKFAST – September 2017
Responding To Spills


A CLEAN SWEEP FOR SCHOOL BREAKFAST – September 2017
How New Programs Impact Cleaning



EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT TIME MANAGEMENT – August 2017
Book Club: Time Management For Executives


SOFTWARE EASES GROWING PAINS – August 2017
Janitorial Software Keeps Rising Costs In Check




HOW TO PREVENT RESTROOM COMPLAINTS – August 2017
Top Five Restroom Problems


HOW TO PREVENT RESTROOM COMPLAINTS – August 2017
A Day Porter Will Reduce Restroom Troubles






AN EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCE – August 2017
Seminars Tout Green And Healthy Schools


THROUGH THICK AND THIN – August 2017
SMI Facility Services Still Strong After 25 Years





ASSESSING YOUR SUSTAINABLE CLEANING PROGRAM – August 2017
Steps To Transitioning To Green Cleaning


ASSESSING YOUR SUSTAINABLE CLEANING PROGRAM – August 2017
Creating A Sustainability Plan


AN EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCE – August 2017
ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2017 Adds Plenty Of New Elements




SCHOOL STARTS WITH CLEAN HANDS – August 2017
Hand Washing Prevents Cold And Flu


SCHOOL STARTS WITH CLEAN HANDS – August 2017
Positioning Soap And Sanitizer


SCHOOL STARTS WITH CLEAN HANDS – August 2017
Tips To Encouraging Hand Washing


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




FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – August 2017
Two Great Conventions In Las Vegas


CAN-DO CANISTERS – August 2017
Advantages To Canister Vacuums


CAN-DO CANISTERS – August 2017
Canister Vacuums Offer Ergonomic Benefits


CAN-DO CANISTERS – August 2017
Extending The Vacuum’s Reach


CAN-DO CANISTERS – August 2017
Caring For Canister Vacuums


BRINGING WORKOUT LESSONS TO WORK – August 2017
Benefits Of Training Cleaning Professionals
Benefits peer training can have on a green cleaning program





FUTURE FORECAST – August 2017
Cleaning Preserves Buildings For The Future
“The difference between a ruin and a building in use is the janitor.”

FROM THE EDITOR – August 2017
Understanding Customer Buying Behavior


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

IT’S GOOD TO HAVE OPTIONS – July 2017
Keep Customers Happy With Hand Dryer And Paper Towel Choices




CUSTOMERS ARE NOT OWNED. THEY ARE EARNED – July 2017
The Strategic Sell: Don’t Take Customer Relationships For Granted
Relationships are earned, but they are not earned for a lifetime

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





CONNECTED CHEMICAL PROPORTIONERS – July 2017
Chemical Dispensing Systems Get Connected







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







FROM THE EDITOR – July 2017
Help Sanitary Maintenance With Jan/san Distributor Sales Survey
Sanitary Maintenance and ISSA need your help














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



UPON CLOSER INSPECTION – June 2017
Inspection Programs That Focus On Cleanliness


UPON CLOSER INSPECTION – June 2017
Defining Cleaning Standards


UPON CLOSER INSPECTION – June 2017
Protocol For Cleaning Facilities


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



COMBATING THE COMMON COLD – June 2017
Advice For Fighting infections


COMBATING THE COMMON COLD – June 2017
Preventing The Spread Of Rhinovirus


COMBATING THE COMMON COLD – June 2017
Hand Hygiene Rules For Controlling Infections


COMBATING THE COMMON COLD – June 2017
Cleaning Tips For Cold And Flu Season




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

SUSTAINABILITY BY ANOTHER NAME – June 2017
Common Sense Practices That Drive Sustainable Initiatives



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




EFFECTIVE DISINFECTION TECHNIQUES – May 2017
Products That Effectively Target Pathogens


A MATCH MADE IN JAN/SAN – May 2017
Freetime: Children Of Jan/san Industry Leaders Stahurski And Senour Tie The Knot
Marty Senour and Sarah Stahurski met in September 2011 at an industry open house

THE BIG PROBLEM WITH LITTLE FIBERS – May 2017
Is Microfiber Contributing To Sustainable Hazards?


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?




BEYOND RECYCLING: FROM FOOD WASTE TO COMPOST – May 2017
The Benefits Of Composting


BEYOND RECYCLING: FROM FOOD WASTE TO COMPOST – May 2017
Launching A Composting Program


BEYOND RECYCLING: FROM FOOD WASTE TO COMPOST – May 2017
Hosting A Trash Sort


HANDLING HAND TOOLS – May 2017
Considerations When Selecting Mopping Handles


HEALTHCARE’S BIGGEST ODOR OFFENDERS – May 2017
Controlling Healthcare Odors


HEALTHCARE’S BIGGEST ODOR OFFENDERS – May 2017
Healthcare Odor Hot Spots


HEALTHCARE’S BIGGEST ODOR OFFENDERS – May 2017
Cleaning Combats Odors


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

FROM THE EDITOR – May 2017
Distributor Choice Awards Receives Nearly 350 Nominations
If there’s one thing people in the jan/san industry get excited about, it’s product awards

PUTTING DISINFECTION IN THE HOT SEAT – May 2017
Ensuring The Efficacy Of Disinfectants


PUTTING DISINFECTION IN THE HOT SEAT – May 2017
Selecting And Using Disinfectants


PUTTING DISINFECTION IN THE HOT SEAT – May 2017
Creating An Infection Control Risk Assessment


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'

CLEANING FOR COMFORT – May 2017
Overcoming Common IAQ Complaints


CLEANING FOR COMFORT – May 2017
Controlling Allergens That Lurk Within Facilities


CLEANING FOR COMFORT – May 2017
Improving Disinfection Techniques


THE DEMAND FOR DISINFECTING – May 2017
High Demand For Disinfectants




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

– 5/3/2017
Focusing On VOC Claims



WHEN TO USE A CLEANER, SANITIZER OR DISINFECTANT – April 2017
Sanitizing, Cleaning And Disinfecting: Know The Differences






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




– April 2017
Defining Cleaning Chemicals
Ensuring that the correct products are used throughout the department

SOAPS REQUIRED TO CHANGE INGREDIENTS – April 2017
Deadline Looms For Triclosan Ban In Soaps



THE FUTURE OF FLOOR CARE – April 2017
How Robotic Cleaning Equipment Is Changing The Industry



PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT – April 2017
Touting Training
Staff training is critical to a successful green cleaning program




– April 2017
CASE STUDY: Living In Luxury Off-Campus
Selecting flooring types that are both fashionable and functional



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




THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING – April 2017
Perfecting Cleaning For Health


THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING – April 2017
Improving Cleaning Process And Procedures


THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING – April 2017
Growing A Green Cleaning Program




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

PRESERVING LAUNDRY STANDARDS – April 2017
Proper Laundering Aids In Infection Prevention
The role that laundry facilities play in proper infection prevention strategies



– April 2017
Sharing IoT Data



FROM THE EDITOR – April 2017
Changing Trends For Contract Cleaning Customers
These trends will likely cause a number of changes for end users in the next few years

BEING SMART ABOUT CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – April 2017
Technology That Streamlines Restroom Cleaning Programs


BEING SMART ABOUT CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – April 2017
Using IoT To Solve Restroom Problems


BEING SMART ABOUT CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – April 2017
Managing Restroom Data Improves Efficiencies


BEING SMART ABOUT CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – April 2017
Defining IoT And What It Means For Departments


THE DOS AND DON’TS OF CARPET CARE – April 2017
Biggest Carpet Care Mistakes


THE DOS AND DON’TS OF CARPET CARE – April 2017
Proper Steps To Clean Carpets


THE DOS AND DON’TS OF CARPET CARE – April 2017
Using Matting To Prolong Carpet Life



EDUCATE AND ENGAGE – April 2017
School District Bucks Turnover Trends


EDUCATE AND ENGAGE – April 2017
Closing The Loop On Training Challenges


EDUCATE AND ENGAGE – April 2017
Identifying Emerging Cleaning Leaders



– 4/6/2017
SCA Splits Into Two Separate Companies
One company will be focused on forest products operations and the other on global hygiene, including the current businesses of Personal Care and Tissue.






– 3/30/2017
Winners Of The 2017 Distributor Choice Award Announced
Sanitary Maintenance recognizes best industry products


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

SALES REPS ARE DISTRIBUTORS’ DIFFERENCE MAKERS – February 2017
The Strategic Sell: Building A Sales Team Is Essential For Success
Modern buyers expect a sales representative to be a trusted business advisor

JANITOR PROUD – February 2017
BSCs Realize The Benefits Of Employee Engagement
By positively engaging cleaners BSCs can reduce turnover and increase productivity



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?


– 2/27/2017
Teens Create Train-Coach Cleaning System
Invention would help control trash and streamline collection processes.

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



REDUCING OCCUPANT TOWEL CONSUMPTION – February 2017
Tricks To Cut Down On Paper Towel Consumption
Although BSCs are spending their own money on the paper products in a building, they often feel helpless when it comes to limiting how much product is used



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





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


WORTHY OF PRAISE – November 2016
Cleaning Contractors Earn Praise From Their Own With CLEAN Awards
The BSCAI CLEAN Awards recognize outstanding achievements in the contract cleaning market



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

NOT YOUR MOTHER’S HYDROGEN PEROXIDE – November 2016
Down And Dirty: Improved Hydrogen Peroxide Explained




MUST-HAVE VACUUM ATTACHMENTS – November 2016
Top Vacuum Tools To Upsell
Distributor sales reps share the best tools to upsell that extend the reach and cleaning power of vacuums




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



SUPPLIER SIDEKICKS – November 2016
Wholesalers Can Help Fend Off Online Sellers, Big Box Stores
Wholesalers can help distributors take on big-box stores and e-tailers with their diverse lines, warehouse space and fast delivery


FINDING THE GREENER LINING – November 2016
Creating Sustainable Waste Management Programs
Facilities are beginning to explore sustainable alternatives to traditional trash liners

AVOIDING COMMON CARPET CLEANING MISTAKES – November 2016
Top Carpet Cleaning Mistakes For BSCs
There are plenty of things that can go wrong when it comes to carpet cleaning



FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – November 2016
Are You Ready For Robot Cleaning?


SUSTAINABLE TRACTION – November 2016
Roundtable: Trends In Sustainability Initiatives
Green products are expected, but sustainability initiatives are gaining momentum at the distributor level

– 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



MAT MANUFACTURERS WEIGH IN – November 2016
Choosing The Right Backing For Matting
Answers to some of the biggest questions surrounding matting options


SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT – October 2016
Maintenance Myths For Polished Concrete Floors




NOROVIRUS IS A THREAT TO SCHOOLS – October 2016
How To Prevent A Norovirus Infection




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


THE ADVANTAGES OF LINEN-LIKE NAPKINS OVER LINEN – October 2016
Linen-like Napkins Offer Cost Savings, Branding Opportunities



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


CARTS CAN BE CUSTOMIZED TO MEET SPECIFIC NEEDS – September 2016
Newest Janitorial Carts Offer Many Features




GIVING GYM FLOORS A SPORTING CHANCE – September 2016
Gym Floor Protection Starts Outside The Gym



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


ENGINEERED WATER BRINGS SIMPLICITY, COST SAVINGS – September 2016
The Benefits Of Cleaning With Electrolyzed Water




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


JOINING AMAZON? – September 2016
Deciding Whether To Create An Amazon Web Store




ODOR SOLUTIONS IN A JAR – September 2016
Odor-Absorbing Gel-bead Jars Gain Popularity




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


SHEP HYKEN, DAN HEATH HEADLINE KEYNOTE ADDRESSES – September 2016
Shep Hyken, Dan Heath Headline Keynote Addresses




CONTROLLING CANNABIS – September 2016
Controlling Odors From Marijuana Use
Hotels explore ways to combat odor control issues as pot tourism gains momentum

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





FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – September 2016
Your Jan/san Distributor Should Be A Resource


FLOOR CARE FOR ALL SEASONS – September 2016
Mats Protect Floors Throughout The Year
Changing weather means continuous challenges. Programs that protect floors year-round

FLOOR CARE FOR ALL SEASONS – September 2016
Protecting Floors From Snow, Ice And Sand


FLOOR CARE FOR ALL SEASONS – September 2016
Cleaning Procedures That Protecting Floors


OPENING THE DOOR TO CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – September 2016
Restroom Cleaning That Saves Time And Money
Streamlining cleaning processes in restrooms can save departments time and money

OPENING THE DOOR TO CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – September 2016
Streamlining Restroom Cleaning Processes


OPENING THE DOOR TO CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – September 2016
Cleaning Tools With Productivity Gains


DIGITALLY REMASTERED – September 2016
Convincing Older Reps To Embrace Today’s Sales Technology




BEST PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE SALT USE – September 2016
Purchasing, Storing Salt In Preparation For Winter
Tips to purchasing inventory, storage and application for winter management operations

BEST PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE SALT USE – September 2016
Tips To Applying Ice Melt


BEST PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE SALT USE – September 2016
Documenting Ice Melt Applications




PLANNING AHEAD – September 2016
Preparing For The Next Generation Of Cleaning Professionals
What it’s going to take to attract younger workers to the cleaning industry

TEACHING GREEN – September 2016
School Launches Cleaning For Health Program
Steps that Clarke County School District took to improve the health of their students and staff

TEACHING GREEN – September 2016
Healthy Schools: Getting Buy-In From Staff


LEARN YOUR CUSTOMERS’ EXPECTATIONS – August 2016
Survey: What Facility Executives Want From Contract Cleaners — Member Content


SEND AND MONITOR CUSTOMER PROPOSALS ELECTRONICALLY – August 2016
Proposal Software Opens Up Possibilities For BSCs




DESIGNING FOR INFECTION CONTROL – September 2016
Healthcare Designs That Aid In Infection Prevention


DESIGNING FOR INFECTION CONTROL – September 2016
Surfaces That Help An Infection Control Program


DESIGNING FOR INFECTION CONTROL – September 2016
Considering Cleaning Processes When Designing Facilities


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


JANITORS NEED ERGONOMICS, NOT INJURIES – August 2016
Prevent Workplace Injury With Proper Mopping Technique, Tools






FROM THE EDITOR – August 2016
Cleaning Industry Embraces Internet Of Things


THE MARSDEN METHOD – August 2016
Marsden Holding Sees National Growth



PLENTY OF POTENTIAL AT ISSA/INTERCLEAN – August 2016
ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2016 Heads To Chicago




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




THE HIDDEN COSTS BEHIND CONTROLLING SOAP USAGE – August 2016
Determining Soap Quantities For Proper Handwashing


THE HIDDEN COSTS BEHIND CONTROLLING SOAP USAGE – August 2016
Promoting Proper Handwashing Techniques


THE HIDDEN COSTS BEHIND CONTROLLING SOAP USAGE – August 2016
Cost To Controlling Soap Quantities
Downsizing soap dispenser shots might save stock, but it could compromise handwashing practices

BENEFITING FROM GREEN CLEANING – August 2016
UW-Madison Finds Success Cleaning With Ozone
How making one small change has impacted the cleaning program at University of Wisconsin–Madison

DOWN AND DIRTY: SPEED UP RESTROOM CLEANING – August 2016
Clean Faster In The Restroom


PRIORITIZE PEST CONTROL – August 2016
Integrated Pest Management Tips That Work
Understanding frequent offenders and how to keep them out of facilities

PRIORITIZE PEST CONTROL – August 2016
Common Pests And How They Get Into Facilities
What To Look Out For

PRIORITIZE PEST CONTROL – August 2016
Pest Risks Based On Facility Type


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




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

MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE – August 2016
Routine Extractor Maintenance Protects Equipment


MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE – August 2016
Handling Big Problems With Carpet Equipment


EFFECTIVE INFECTION PREVENTION – August 2016
Technology That Prevents Hospital Acquired Infections



CURTAIN CALL – August 2016
Cleaning And Disinfecting Soft Surfaces




PLANNING FOR CHANGE – August 2016
How IoT Is Changing The Cleaning Industry








TEN BATTERY MAINTENANCE TIPS – June 2016
Extend Battery Life Of Machines



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




SMART RESTROOMS IMPROVE CLEANING EFFICIENCY – June 2016
Internet Of Things Devices In The Restroom





KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE – June 2016
Choosing The Right Chemical For The Job


KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE – June 2016
Training On Proper Chemical Use


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



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





THERE’S A CART FOR THAT – June 2016
Customizing A Cleaning Cart


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


THERE’S A CART FOR THAT – June 2016
Cleaning Carts That Are Attractive And Functional


THERE’S A CART FOR THAT – June 2016
Transitioning To New Carts



LEADING A MOVEMENT – June 2016
Implementing A Green Cleaning Program


LEADING A MOVEMENT – June 2016
Promoting Healthy Cleaning Practices





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




HOST YOUR OWN TRADE SHOW – May 2016
Jan/san Distributors Can Benefit From Hosting Events







GREEN CLEANING INITIATIVES FOR HEALTHIER SCHOOLS – May 2016
Promoting Student Health And Sustainable Cleaning


GREEN CLEANING INITIATIVES FOR HEALTHIER SCHOOLS – May 2016
Measuring Green Cleaning Milestones


ENGAGING AND ENCOURAGING STAFF – May 2016
Leadership Techniques That Encourage Cleaning Workers


ENGAGING AND ENCOURAGING STAFF – May 2016
Encouraging And Motiving Staff


WHAT ACTUALLY MOTIVATES YOUR WORKERS – April 2016
Book Club: Stop Trying To Motivate Employees — They Already Are


WATCH YOUR STEP – May 2016
Identifying Slip, Trip And Fall Hazards


WATCH YOUR STEP – May 2016
Tips And Benefits Of Improving Floor Safety





CLOSING THE DOOR ON ODORS – May 2016
Controlling Restroom Odors From Inside The Stall


CLOSING THE DOOR ON ODORS – May 2016
Tackling Odor Issues In Women’s Restrooms


CLOSING THE DOOR ON ODORS – May 2016
Odor Control Techniques For Men’s Restrooms


SHEDDING LIGHT ON UV TECHNOLOGY – May 2016
Benefits Of Disinfecting With UV Technology


SHEDDING LIGHT ON UV TECHNOLOGY – May 2016
Augmenting Cleaning With Disinfecting Technology


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





FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS – May 2016
Comparing Floor Pads And Brushes


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


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS – May 2016
Recommendations For Maintaining Gym Floors


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS – May 2016
Tips To Keeping Polished Concrete Looking Like New


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS – May 2016
The Future Of Floor Pads



FATIGUE IN THE WORKPLACE – May 2016
The Signs Of An Exhausted Staff


FATIGUE IN THE WORKPLACE – May 2016
Preventing Worker Fatigue



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



FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – April 2016
Meet The Contracting Profits Advisory Board


SMALL MACHINES, BIG ADVANTAGES – April 2016
Micro Autoscrubbers Provide Alternative For Small Spaces




WHERE ARE YOUR SALES HEADED? – April 2016
Cleaning Industry Continues Its March Toward Online Purchasing





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


BUILDING A GREEN TEAM – April 2016
The Players Needed For A Winning Green Cleaning Team




ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF A TOUCH-FREE RESTROOM – April 2016
Examining The Life Cycle Of Restroom Fixtures


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


GUIDELINES TO DRYING CARPETS – April 2016
Recommendations For Cleaning And Drying Carpets


GUIDELINES TO DRYING CARPETS – April 2016
Beyond Routine Cleaning: Caring For Over-Saturated Carpets




EARN AND LEARN – April 2016
Details Of A Custodial Apprenticeship Program


BREAKING THE CLEANING STEREOTYPE – April 2016
Improving Public Perception Of The Cleaning Industry







WORLD-CLASS FACILITY REQUIRES UPSCALE, HYGIENIC RESTROOM EXPERIENCE – February 2016
The Key To Restroom Cleaning At The Louvre


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


HIRING ROBOTS TO CLEAN – February 2016
Robotic Cleaners Give BSCs A Leg Up




QUIET PLEASE – February 2016
Benefits Of Quiet Equipment


QUIET PLEASE – February 2016
Controlling The Noise That Comes From Cleaning




BREAKING BAD HABITS – February 2016
Management Tips To Get Departments Out Of A Rut



SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS – February 2016
The Cost Of Poor Hand Hygiene


SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS – February 2016
Proper Hand Washing Techniques


SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS – February 2016
Products That Improve Hand Washing Compliance


SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS – February 2016
Help With Hand Washing








– February 2016



STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Tackling Vertical Surfaces With Backpack Vacuums


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Benefits Of Vacuum Filters


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Maintaining Mobility With Backpack Vacuums


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Properly Fitting A Backpack Vacuum


CLEANING COMPLAINTS YOU JUST CAN’T BELIEVE – February 2016
Survey Reveals Top Cleaning Complaints


THE CLEANING INTERNET OF THINGS – February 2016
Technology That Improves Efficiencies And Streamlines Processes


THE CLEANING INTERNET OF THINGS – February 2016
Cleaning Industry Embraces Technology


THE CLEANING INTERNET OF THINGS – February 2016
Advantages To Collecting Departmental Data


THE CLEANING INTERNET OF THINGS – February 2016
Using Data To Improve Cleaning Efficiencies



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'


THE LONG AND SHORT OF TOWELS AND TISSUES – November 2015
Distributors Can Extend Savings With Longer Roll Towels And Tissues




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








ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER – November 2015
Trend Toward Recycling Paper Is Growing


ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER – November 2015
Alternative Paper Fibers And Facilities That Embrace Them


ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER – November 2015
Future Trends Of Recycled Paper Towels


REPLACING THE 10-MINUTE DWELL TIME – November 2015
The New Standard In Dwell Times




DIGGING INTO FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING TRENDS – November 2015
How To Choose Floor Care Equipment And Understanding Polished Concrete





BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK – November 2015
Advance Your Career With Networking And Professional Development


BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK – November 2015
Education Available Through ISSA


BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK – November 2015
Networking Opportunities At IEHA


BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK – November 2015
APPA Helps Managers Set Goals


BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK – November 2015
AHE Provides Networking And Education Options



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


WORKING WITH WATER – November 2015
Fitting Engineered Water Into Cleaning Programs


WORKING WITH WATER – November 2015
Cleaning With “Water” And Technologies Available


WORKING WITH WATER – November 2015
How Aqueous Ozone Technology Fits Into Cleaning


WORKING WITH WATER – November 2015
What To Be Aware Of When Cleaning With Water


ARE YOU READY FOR A CRISIS? – November 2015
How Facility Managers Can Plan For A Disaster


ARE YOU READY FOR A CRISIS? – November 2015
Ten Tips For Developing An Emergency Plan


ARE YOU READY FOR A CRISIS? – November 2015
Developing An Emergency Evacuation Plan










SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS – October 2015
Improve Restroom Cleaning Processes


SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS – October 2015
Tools That Simplify Restroom Cleaning


SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS – October 2015
Barriers To Improving Restroom Cleaning


BOOK CLUB: BELIEVE IN LEADERSHIP – September 2015
Dr. Albert Mohler Tells BSCs To Share Their Convictions


TIME IS MONEY – October 2015
Refine Floor Programs With Less Stripping


TIME IS MONEY – October 2015
Techniques To Protect Floor Finish


TIME IS MONEY – October 2015
How To Extend Floor Stripping Programs



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


ODOR CONTROL PROGRAMS DEPEND ON THE RESTROOM – September 2015
Odor Removal Is Not One-Solution-Fits-All




MADE-TO-ORDER MATS – September 2015
Custom Walk-off Mats Offer Countless Possibilities



– September 2015
Custom Vs. Stock Floor Mats


PROTECT YOUR HOSPITAL FROM GOVERNMENT ‘FINES’ – October 2015
Preventing Hospital Acquired Infections And Readmissions Fines


PROTECT YOUR HOSPITAL FROM GOVERNMENT ‘FINES’ – October 2015
Products That Protect Against HAIs


QUAT BINDING IS A SERIOUS THREAT IN FOODSERVICE FACILITIES – September 2015
Binding Reduces Quaternary Ammonium Chloride Effectiveness




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





– September 2015
Choosing The Cleaning Industry



IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING – October 2015
Using Aqueous Ozone To Clean For Health


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


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING – October 2015
Involving Students To Help Grow Green Programs


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING – October 2015
Greening Pest Control Processes


TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER – September 2015
BSCs Give Electrolyzed Water Another Shot




IN THE MARKET FOR NEW FLOOR EQUIPMENT? – September 2015
Floor Equipment Questions To Ask Before Purchasing


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



A BUDDING PROBLEM – September 2015
Market Growing For Marijuana Odor Control


– September 2015
How To Remove Marijuana Smell


PURCHASING THAT WON’T BREAK THE BANK – September 2015
Benefits Between Buying Or Leasing Equipment


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


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


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





MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE – September 2015
Mats That Are Necessary For Every Program


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


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


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


ISSA/INTERCLEAN RETURNS TO SIN CITY – September 2015
What Facility Managers Can Expect At ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2015






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



RESTROOM CLEANING MACHINES CAN IMPROVE EFFICIENCY – August 2015
Reduce Cleaning Times, Improve Worker Conditions With Restroom Machines




DILUTION CONTROL ON THE GO – August 2015
Portable Chemical Proportioners Are Gaining Popularity














LOW-MOISTURE CLEANING REDUCES THE NEED FOR HOT-WATER EXTRACTION – August 2015
Contract Cleaners Find Low-Moisture Methods Effective For Interim Carpet Care, Maintenance




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



CLOSING THE DOOR ON CARPET ODORS – August 2015
Identifying The Cause of Carpet Odors


CLOSING THE DOOR ON CARPET ODORS – August 2015
Techniques For Removing Odors From Carpets


CLOSING THE DOOR ON CARPET ODORS – August 2015
Stop Carpet Odors Before They Start


CLEANING CARTS COME WITH A SEA OF OPTIONS – August 2015
Factors To Consider Before Purchasing Cleaning Carts


CLEANING CARTS COME WITH A SEA OF OPTIONS – August 2015
Special Features Of Custodial Carts Increase Efficiencies


CLEANING CARTS COME WITH A SEA OF OPTIONS – August 2015
Proper Use of Cleaning Carts



BOOK CLUB: DON'T UNDERESTIMATE THE UNDERDOG – June 2015
How The Story Of David And Goliath Applies To BSCs



A LITTLE EXTRA UPKEEP EXTENDS THE LIFE OF EQUIPMENT – June 2015
Carpet, Floor Care Equipment Maintenance Saves Time, Money





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




DOWN AND DIRTY: CLEANING DIRTY GROUT AND AVOIDING FUTURE PROBLEMS – June 2015
Use Hydrogen Peroxide As A Cleaner For Dirty Grout


PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS – June 2015
BSCs Must Now Have Plans For Pandemic Diseases





THE DIRT ON SOAP – June 2015
Tips For Improving Handwashing


THE DIRT ON SOAP – June 2015
Benefits Of Sanitizers In Class A Facilities



THE DIRT ON SOAP – June 2015
What’s Trending With Soaps And Sanitizers



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


WHEN CHEMICALS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE – June 2015
What Is Quat Binding And Why It Must Be Prevented


WHEN CHEMICALS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE – June 2015
Tips To Preventing Quat Absorption


WHEN CHEMICALS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE – June 2015
The Dangers Of Quat Binding In Foodservice


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




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




A BRAND UNLIKE ANY OTHER – May 2015
Avoid Competing On Price By Offering Private Brands





INSIDE THE MINDS OF MANAGERS - OVERVIEW – June 2015
9th Annual Facility Cleaning Decisions Reader Survey


SAY GOODBYE TO DEAD STOCK – May 2015
Tips For Moving And Avoiding Dead Stock








BOOK CLUB: CREATING A CULTURE OF ACCOUNTABILITY – April 2015
Hold Employees Accountable With 'The Oz Principle'


THE KEY TO DEVELOPING MANAGERS – May 2015
Identify And Develop Prospective Supervisors


THE KEY TO DEVELOPING MANAGERS – May 2015
Demonstrating Strong Leadership


DOWN AND DIRTY: PROVING A STRIPPED FLOOR HAS BEEN RINSED ENOUGH TO APPLY SEALER – April 2015
Perform A pH Test After Stripping Floors And Rinsing


2015 REPORT ON THE BUILDING SERVICE CONTRACTOR MARKET – April 2015
Survey: Cleaning Industry Purchasing And Growth Benchmarks - Member Content


REDUCING INFECTION HAZARDS – May 2015
Tips For Proper Disposal Of Infectious Waste


REDUCING INFECTION HAZARDS – May 2015
Containing Hazardous Waste: Finding A Strong Hold


REDUCING INFECTION HAZARDS – May 2015
Protect Workers From Medical Waste


REDUCING INFECTION HAZARDS – May 2015
What Is Considered Medical Waste


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





AVOIDING A FRUIT COCKTAIL OF SMELLS – May 2015
What Fragrances Are Trending In Odor Control


AVOIDING A FRUIT COCKTAIL OF SMELLS – May 2015
Odor Control Scents: Choosing The Best Options


AVOIDING A FRUIT COCKTAIL OF SMELLS – May 2015
Streamlining Odor Control Fragrances Throughout The Facility


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




LANDING SCHOOL ACCOUNTS – April 2015
How Contract Cleaners Can Stand Out In The Education Market






MAKING THE ROUNDS WITH FLOOR PADS – May 2015
Benefits Of Choosing The Right Floor Pads


MAKING THE ROUNDS WITH FLOOR PADS – May 2015
Proper Maintenance Of Floor Pads


MAKING THE ROUNDS WITH FLOOR PADS – May 2015
Exploring New Floor Equipment Options




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



GHS COMPLIANCE — WHEN CUSTODIAL MANAGERS CAN EXPECT THINGS TO CHANGE – May 2015
Prepare For The Next Round Of GHS Requirements




MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: DILUTION CONTROL – April 2015
GHS Labeling For Preportioned Packets












– April 2015
Super Bowl Setup



SENDING THE RIGHT MESSAGE – April 2015
Customizing Restroom Dispensers Sends A Message


SENDING THE RIGHT MESSAGE – April 2015
Branding Restrooms Supports Facility Goals


SENDING THE RIGHT MESSAGE – April 2015
The Future Of Restroom Customization


PROTECTING THE MICROFIBER INVESTMENT – April 2015
Proper Laundering Prolongs Microfiber Life


PROTECTING THE MICROFIBER INVESTMENT – April 2015
Tips To Laundering Microfiber


PROTECTING THE MICROFIBER INVESTMENT – April 2015
How To Properly Dry Microfiber


ADJUSTING TO NEW SURROUNDINGS – April 2015
Versatility Of Orbital Equipment Includes Carpets


ADJUSTING TO NEW SURROUNDINGS – April 2015
Benefits Of Using Orbital Equipment On Carpets


MULTIPURPOSE MACHINES – April 2015
Identifying Alternate Carpet Extractor Functions





TWO GHS DEADLINES LOOM FOR DISTRIBUTORS – April 2015
Jan/San Industry Prepares For Globally Harmonized System



SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION – April 2015
Infection Prevention That Fights Pandemics


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION – April 2015
Training Staff On Proper Infection Prevention


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION – April 2015
Understanding Transmission Of Germs


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION – April 2015
Protecting Staff From Germ Exposure


DEVELOPING AN A+ HAND HYGIENE PROGRAM – April 2015
Techniques To Improve Hand Washing In Schools


DEVELOPING AN A+ HAND HYGIENE PROGRAM – April 2015
Steps To Boost Hand Hygiene


BOOK CLUB: SUCCESS LIES WITHIN – February 2015
Steve Harvey Tells BSCs To Harness Fear To Attain Success


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




– February 2015
How To Clean Window Blinds



DOWN AND DIRTY: ESSENTIAL VACUUM ATTACHMENTS – February 2015
The Right Vacuum Attachments Reduce Labor, Clean Safely


CLEANING WITH QR CODES – February 2015
Mobile Surveys Can Increase Efficiency, Customer Satisfaction




– February 2015
Holding Employees Accountable


INDUSTRIAL SOAPS SHOULD BE HARDWORKING, BUT GENTLE ON HANDS – February 2015
The Right Industrial Soap Can Keep Employees Happy






TURNOVER TURNAROUND – February 2015
Reducing Employee Turnover In A Competitive Job Market


– February 2015
The Cost Of Turnover


– February 2015
Hiring Janitors Who Will Stay





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




STRIP FLOORS IN LESS TIME AND WITH LESS LABOR – February 2015
Orbital Machines Are Changing Floor Cleaning





MAJOR CHANGE COMING TO FEDERAL MARKET – February 2015
Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative Targets Government Contractors





SHINING LIGHT ON HAI PREVENTION – February 2015
Technology That Defends Against Hospital-Acquired Infections


SHINING LIGHT ON HAI PREVENTION – February 2015
Cost Of UV Disinfection Techology


CLEAN UP PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEMS – February 2015
Using Ride-On Vacuums To Improve Productivity


CLEAN UP PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEMS – February 2015
Carpet Equipment That Results In Big Savings


CLEAN UP PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEMS – February 2015
Carpet Equipment Accessories That Make Sense


THE STRATEGIC SELL: STRATEGIZE YOUR SALES TACTICS – February 2015
Every Set Of Jan/San Sales Goals Needs A Marketing Plan


CLASS A FACILITIES DEMAND FIRST-RATE RESTROOMS – February 2015
Luxury Paper Towels Provide Upscale Atmosphere, Reduce Waste




CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS – February 2015
Benefits Of Quicker Dry Times And Heated Hand Drying


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS – February 2015
Calculating Energy Consumption With Hand Dryers


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


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS – February 2015
Tips To Control Splash And Drips In Restrooms


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS – February 2015
Standard Versus Blade Hand Dryers


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS – February 2015
How Hand Dryers Contribute To Restroom Hygiene


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


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS – February 2015
Are Your Hand Dryers ADA Compliant?


MANAGING THE GENERATIONAL GAP – February 2015
Tips To Managing A Multigenerational Workforce


MANAGING THE GENERATIONAL GAP – February 2015
Getting The Most Out of Workers Of All Ages


MANAGING THE GENERATIONAL GAP – February 2015
Succession Planning: Preparing Future Leaders


STEAM ALLOWS FOR CHEMICAL-FREE CLEANING – November 2014
Understanding The Power Of Steam Cleaning




– November 2014
Steam Clean To Remove Biofilm


BOOK CLUB: DO NOT KICK THESE HABITS – November 2014
BSCs Can Join The Ranks of Covey's Highly Effective People


CLEAN LARGE AREAS FASTER WITH STAND-ON MACHINES – November 2014
Stand-on Equipment And Airport Cleaning Make Good Match





ANTIBACTERIAL SOAPS UNDER ATTACK – November 2014
Triclosan Soap Manufacturers Must Prove Health Benefits





A SPOTTY SITUATION – November 2014
Tips For How To Remove Urine Stains And Odors





CLASS A FACILITIES DEMAND UPSCALE TOWELS AND DISPENSERS – November 2014
High-end Consumables Make A Restroom Stand Out







– November 2014
Negotiate A Vendor Agreement







PEST PREVENTION TIPS – November 2014
How Integrated Pest Management Prevents Infestations


PEST PREVENTION TIPS – November 2014
Why Pest Management Matters


PEST PREVENTION TIPS – November 2014
Pest-Proofing Tips From Professionals


SCHOOLS BENEFIT FROM BACKPACKS – November 2014
Backpack Vacuums Improve Efficiency And Productivity


SCHOOLS BENEFIT FROM BACKPACKS – November 2014
Benefits to Using Backpack Vacuums


FIVE ESSENTIAL JOB INTERVIEW QUESTIONS – November 2014
It's Time To Rethink The Behavioral Interviewing Process


DOWN AND DIRTY: SUPERVISING TWO TYPES OF JANITORS – November 2014
Turn Bad Employees Into Reliable Team Members


THE STRATEGIC SELL: BEWARE OF BACKORDERS – November 2014
Backorders Lead To Employee Disengagement


FIGHTING INFECTIONS REQUIRES PLANNING – November 2014
Developing An Infection Prevention Program


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: CLEANERS AND DISINFECTANTS – November 2014
Get To Know the OSHA Globally Harmonized System




– November 2014
How To Clean A Computer Screen



THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS – November 2014
Microfiber Cloths Excel Over Cotton


THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS – November 2014
Proper Use Of Cleaning Cloths Prevent Cross-Contamination


THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS – November 2014
Do’s And Don’ts Of Laundering


THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS – November 2014
Role Of Wet Wipes In Commercial Cleaning




FANS OF GREEN – November 2014
Learn To Sell Green Products In Sports




DON'T GET TRIPPED UP – November 2014
Develop A Slip-And-Fall Safety Strategy


DON'T GET TRIPPED UP – November 2014
Causes And Prevention Of Slips And Falls


DON'T GET TRIPPED UP – November 2014
OSHA Regulations On Floor Safety


SALES REP COMPENSATION SURVEY – October 2014
Average Jan/San Sales Rep Compensation


ICE MELT BEST PRACTICES – November 2014
Effectiveness of Ice Melt


ICE MELT BEST PRACTICES – November 2014
Tips To Using Blended Salt Products For Ice Melt


ICE MELT BEST PRACTICES – November 2014
Environmental Impact Of Ice Melt Products



ENZYMES AND BACTERIA ADD A POWERFUL PUNCH TO CLEANERS – October 2014
Bio-enzymatic Cleaners Help With Odor Control





SALES SHIFT – October 2014
Making Room For The Millennial Generation




– October 2014
Bridging The Generation Gap



COMBINING CARPET CARE AND EFFICIENCIES – October 2014
Carpet Equipment That Streamlines Frequencies


COMBINING CARPET CARE AND EFFICIENCIES – October 2014
Simplifies Cleaning Processes Using Carpet Equipment







SCENTS AND SENSIBILITY – October 2014
Bad Smells Leave Bad Impressions





FOCUSING ON CUSTOMER SATISFACTION – October 2014
How Customer Service Plays Into Custodial Operations


EQUIPMENT THAT MIRRORS THE COMPANY MISSION – October 2014
Benefits Of Ride-on Scrubbers Extend Beyond Cleaning


EQUIPMENT THAT MIRRORS THE COMPANY MISSION – October 2014
Chemical-Free Scrubber Cleans Outdoor Space


EQUIPMENT THAT MIRRORS THE COMPANY MISSION – October 2014
Using Floor Equipment Drives Productivity


10 COMMONLY RECOGNIZED DISCIPLINARY OFFENSES – October 2014
Common Workplace Violations





SIMPLIFYING REBATES – October 2014
Use Distribution Software To Track Rebates








GET MORE FROM YOUR CUSTODIAL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE – October 2014
Use Janitorial Software To Monitor Equipment And Record Personnel Issues




HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE – October 2014
Improving Hand Washing Compliance


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE – October 2014
Hand Washing Programs Can Reduce Hospital Infections


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE – October 2014
Hand Washing Posters Reinforce Compliance


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE – October 2014
Hand Hygiene Goes High Tech


THE BEST GAME PLAN FOR GYM FLOORS – September 2014
Gym Floor Mats Are First Line Of Defense



BIG THINGS IN STORE AT ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 – October 2014
Continuing Education Offerings At ISSA/INTERCLEAN


BIG THINGS IN STORE AT ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 – October 2014
Learn Best Practices By Networking With Custodial Executives


BIG THINGS IN STORE AT ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 – October 2014
Benefits Of Attending ISSA/INTERCLEAN


BIG THINGS IN STORE AT ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 – October 2014
Boost Your Career At The Annual IEHA Conference


AVOIDING DIRTY MOP WATER – September 2014
Buckets That Prevent Dirty Mop Water





– September 2014
Detroit Files For Bankruptcy





THREE REASONS TO USE A WHOLESALER – September 2014
Cash Management Solutions From Cleaning Redistributors



HOW TECH-SAVVY IS YOUR SALES TEAM? – September 2014
If Leadership Embraces Sales Technology, Reps Will Follow


GETTING EVEN GREENER – September 2014
Recycled Paper Towels Are The Mainstream







ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 TO BE BIGGER THAN EVER – September 2014
ISSA Orlando Boasts Four Keynotes And Four Days Of Education



TAKE THE STAIRS TO SUCCESS – August 2014
Take The Stairs By Rory Vaden Is A Worthwhile Read


STUDYING THE SCHOOL MARKET – August 2014
BSCs Want To Provide School Cleaning Services





BETTER CLEANING IN LESS TIME WITH RESTROOM MACHINES – August 2014
Restroom Cleaning Without Mops And Rags





GETTING INSIDE YOUR CUSTOMER'S HEAD – August 2014
From Facility Manager To Building Service Contractor










PREVENTING THE OFFICE OUTBREAK – August 2014
Cleaning Can Reduce Absenteeism In The Workplace






CUTTING THE CORD – August 2014
Battery Powered Backpack Vacuum Saves Time, Money




ORBITAL FLOOR MACHINES CAN BE USED FOR INTERIM CARPET CLEANING – August 2014
Interim Carpet Cleaning With Orbital Equipment







ORBITAL FLOOR EQUIPMENT GAINING POPULARITY – August 2014
Orbital Floor Machines Clean At High Speeds


– August 2014




IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS – August 2014
Advancements To Backpack Vacuums Result In Efficiencies


IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS – August 2014
Improving Ergonomics For Backpack Vacuums


IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS – August 2014
Proper Maintenance Of Backpack Vacuums










DEVELOP THE WEAK AND USE THE STRONG – August 2014
Assess And Streamline Your Department


DEVELOP THE WEAK AND USE THE STRONG – August 2014
Identify And Overcome Staffing And Purchasing Challenges





RECRUIT THE BEST (FORGET THE REST) – August 2014
Improve Recruitment In Three Steps



RECOGNIZING THE GREATNESS AROUND US – August 2014
Promoting Managers Of Distinction










GETTING TO THE ANSWERS – August 2014
Hiring Tips That Result In Quality Recruiting
Tapping into 180 years of industry experience for insight on employee issues impacting custodial executives

GETTING TO THE ANSWERS – August 2014
Interview Question Recommendations


GETTING TO THE ANSWERS – August 2014
Training Challenges With New Recruits


GETTING TO THE ANSWERS – August 2014
Tips To Training New Staff


GETTING TO THE ANSWERS – August 2014
Managing And Resolving Staff Complaints


GETTING TO THE ANSWERS – August 2014
Advice For Disciplining Difficult Employees


GETTING TO THE ANSWERS – August 2014
How To Overcome Generational Struggles


GETTING TO THE ANSWERS – August 2014
Succession Planning For The Future Of The Department


SAVE MARGINS WITH SMARTER PRICES – August 2014
Value-Add Services Or Low Prices: What Kind Of A Distributor Are You?





FORECASTING AFTER AN EXTREME WINTER – August 2014
Distributors Kept Up With Ice Melt Demand Despite Polar Vortex




STAFF SPENDING TOO MUCH TIME IN THE RESTROOM? – August 2014
Daily Tasks Required For Restroom Cleaning
Identify a simplified approach to workloading restrooms for daily cleaning

STAFF SPENDING TOO MUCH TIME IN THE RESTROOM? – August 2014
Tips To Developing Restroom Cleaning Times


STAFF SPENDING TOO MUCH TIME IN THE RESTROOM? – August 2014
Improve Restroom Cleaning Productivity



PUSHING CLEANING CARTS FORWARD – August 2014
Benefits Of Customizing Cleaning Carts



PUSHING CLEANING CARTS FORWARD – August 2014
Trends Toward Security And Construction Of Cleaning Carts






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


CLEANING WATERLESS URNINALS REQUIRES SPECIAL MAINTENANCE – June 2014
How Waterless Urinals Work


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




IS CLEANING A 'MISERABLE' JOB? – June 2014
Recommended Reading: The Three Signs Of A Miserable Job


SIMPLIFY FLOOR CARE WITH PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS FOR AUTOSCRUBBERS – June 2014
Using Preportion Chemical Packets With Autoscrubbers


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


SIMPLIFY FLOOR CARE WITH PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS FOR AUTOSCRUBBERS – June 2014
Chemical Preportioners: Take The Guesswork Out of Inventory Control


DAY CLEANING CALLS FOR QUIETER VACUUMS – June 2014
Cleaning Without Disturbing Building Occupants


DAY CLEANING CALLS FOR QUIETER VACUUMS – June 2014
Janitronics Makes The Switch To Low-decibel Vacuums


DAY CLEANING CALLS FOR QUIETER VACUUMS – June 2014
Tips for Maintaining Vacuum Peformance


DAY CLEANING CALLS FOR QUIETER VACUUMS – June 2014
Reducing The Risk of Hearing Damage From Vacuuming


BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES – June 2014
Disinfecting Against Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria


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


BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES – June 2014
Targeting Disease-causing Pathogens


HEALTHCARE CLEANING – June 2014
Healthcare Markets Provide Opportunities for BSCs



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


HEALTHCARE CLEANING – June 2014
Documenting Hospital Cleaning and Hygiene Outcomes


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



TEACHING GERM WARFARE – June 2014
Breaking Down How Germs Are Spread


TEACHING GERM WARFARE – June 2014
Explanation Of The Five Levels Of Clean
Surfaces custodians should focus on in an effort to reduce the spread of infection

TEACHING GERM WARFARE – June 2014
Chemicals And Equipment That Fight Infections
Surfaces custodians should focus on in an effort to reduce the spread of infection

PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE – 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 – 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

THE SMELL OF SUCCESS – June 2014
How To Identify The Source Of Foul Odors
Identifying problem areas and techniques for removing foul odors from restrooms

THE SMELL OF SUCCESS – June 2014
Common Scents And How To Fight Odors


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


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


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



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


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


A LEADER PERSPECTIVE – June 2014
Employee Engagement – What is it, really?


WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH – June 2014
Workloading And Productivity From Products


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER – April 2014
Understanding The Science Behind Activated Water


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER – April 2014
Selecting The Right Electrolyzed Water Product


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


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER – April 2014
Common Uses For Activated Water Products


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER – April 2014
Use E-water With Standard Cleaning Tools and Processes


WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH – June 2014
Custodial Workloading Does More With Less


STORM CHASER – May 2014
Freetime: Josh Ward, Treat's Solutions



2014 READER SURVEY – June 2014
Survey: Staffing Challenges - Member Content



2014 READER SURVEY – June 2014
Facility Cleaning Decisions 2014 Reader Survey


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


WET, DRIPPING HANDS CREATE UNSANITARY RESTROOMS – May 2014
Hand Dryer Water Collection Includes Reservoirs and Absorbent Ceramic


WET, DRIPPING HANDS CREATE UNSANITARY RESTROOMS – May 2014
Prevent Germs With Hand Dryer Mats


WET, DRIPPING HANDS CREATE UNSANITARY RESTROOMS – May 2014
Hand Dryer Manufacturers Address the 'Water Issue'


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
Hand Hygiene Monitoring and Surveillance Systems


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



COVER STORY: MOBILE COMMERCE – May 2014
Springfield Paper Company Goes Mobile



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
Young Buyers Fueling B2B Mobile Sales


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



CALCULATE THE RIGHT PRICE – April 2014
Workload Analysis Starts With Measuring Cleanable Space


CALCULATE THE RIGHT PRICE – April 2014
Determining Staffing Levels and Cleaning Production Rates


CALCULATE THE RIGHT PRICE – April 2014
BSCs Invest In Workloading Software, Education


CAPITOL GAINS, DISTRIBUTOR LOSSES – May 2014
GSA Proposes Changes To JanSan Requisition Channels


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



CAPITOL GAINS, DISTRIBUTOR LOSSES – May 2014
Critics Question JanSan FSSI's Benefits


BSCS CAN HELP PREVENT OCCUPATIONAL DERMATITIS – April 2014
CDC: 35 Percent of Occupational Diseases Are Skin-related


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


IS YOUR COMPANY AN OPEN BOOK? – May 2014
Open Book Management Can Improve Sales Reps' Behavior


BOOK CLUB: BUILD BETTER RELATIONSHIPS – April 2014
Recommended Reading: People Tools






MANAGE EMPLOYEES WITH TIMEKEEPING SOFTWARE – April 2014
High-tech Time Monitoring


MANAGE EMPLOYEES WITH TIMEKEEPING SOFTWARE – April 2014
Make Electronic Timekeeping HR Policy


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
What's The Value of Cleaning Expertise?


PROVIDING VALUE: THE PROOF IS IN THE NUMBERS – April 2014
Positive Customer Experiences Can Trump Price Tags


PROVIDING VALUE: THE PROOF IS IN THE NUMBERS – April 2014
Quantifying and Documenting Value-added Services


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


PROTECTING PASSENGERS – April 2014
Preventing Infection In Transportation Centers


PROTECTING PASSENGERS – April 2014
Create A Cleaning Schedule For High-traffic Facilities


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


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


PROTECTING PASSENGERS – April 2014
Deep Cleaning After Hours In Transportation Terminals


SALES TOOLS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND – April 2014
Sales Reps Take Jan/San Manufacturer Apps To The Field


SALES TOOLS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND – April 2014
Discover B2B Mobile Apps' Many Uses For The Cleaning Industry


SALES TOOLS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND – April 2014
Product Demos Are Painless With Mobile Sales Apps


SALES TOOLS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND – April 2014
Mobile App Training for Salespeople


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


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


BELIEVING IN HIS POLITICAL ‘EDGE’ – April 2014
Freetime: David Edge, image supply inc.


UPCLOSE: CREATING A CHEMICAL CENTRAL COMMAND – April 2014
End Users Demand Dilution Control


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


UPCLOSE: CREATING A CHEMICAL CENTRAL COMMAND – April 2014
Chemicals To-go: Using Preportioned Packets


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS – April 2014
Meet Coastal Chemical & Paper's Young Owner


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS – April 2014
From Field Dreams To Jan/San Supply


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS – April 2014
Coastal Chemical Outgrows Garage


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS – April 2014
Turning Employees Into Family


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS – April 2014
Capturing The Break Room Business


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS – April 2014
Making Coastal Chemical A Homerun


FOUR HIRING MISTAKES TO AVOID – April 2014
Four Job Interview Mistakes Employers Commonly Make


SPOTTING EFFECTIVE STAIN REMOVAL STRATEGIES – April 2014
Sorting Out Laundry Challenges


SPOTTING EFFECTIVE STAIN REMOVAL STRATEGIES – April 2014
Best Practices For Laundry Efficiencies


SPOTTING EFFECTIVE STAIN REMOVAL STRATEGIES – April 2014
Perfecting Laundry Strategies


LABOR AND THE LAW – April 2014
Employer Obligations For Health Laws


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING – April 2014
How To Prevent Carpet Wicking


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
Maintain Carpet Appearance


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


NEVER FORGET TO RESTOCK RESTROOM DISPENSERS AGAIN – April 2014
Restroom Dispenser Restocking Tips



VACUUMS: FINDING A PERFECT MATCH – April 2014
Backpack Vacuums That Improve Productivity


VACUUMS: FINDING A PERFECT MATCH – April 2014
Upright Vacuums Boost Indoor Air Quality


VACUUMS: FINDING A PERFECT MATCH – April 2014
Choosing Between Battery Or Corded Vacuums



CALL HIM 'MR. FRANCO' – April 2014
Eusebio Franco Has A Personalized Approach To Management


CALL HIM 'MR. FRANCO' – April 2014
Techniques To Developing Leaders


CALL HIM 'MR. FRANCO' – April 2014
Prioritizing Employee Training Programs



CALL HIM 'MR. FRANCO' – April 2014
Cleanology: The Science Of Cleaning


NJSSA SUPPLY LINE 2014 SHOW GUIDE – April 2014
Supply Line 2014 Schedule At A Glance






PROMOTING THE VALUE OF THE CUSTODIAL DEPARTMENT – April 2014
Highlighting The Importance Of Cleaning


EIGHT SIDES TO THE STORY – April 2014
Breaking Down The Benefits to Octagonal Floor Pads


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS – April 2014
Discover The Benefits of Day Cleaning


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS – April 2014
The Evolution of Low-decibel Carpet Equipment


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


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS – April 2014
Carpet Chemical Trends


RENT VS. OWNING – April 2014
Why It's Important To Use Floor Mats


RENT VS. OWNING – April 2014
Rewards Of Renting Floor Mats


RENT VS. OWNING – April 2014
Facilities Benefit From Buying Floor Matting


PROTECTION FROM RESTROOM BACTERIA – April 2014
How To Identify And Fight Restroom Germs


PROTECTION FROM RESTROOM BACTERIA – April 2014
Using Proper Chemicals To Clean Restrooms


PROTECTION FROM RESTROOM BACTERIA – April 2014
PPE That Protects Cleaning Workers


BOOK CLUB: ADVICE FROM UNEXPECTED PLACES – February 2014
Recommended Reading: Lead For God's Sake


IN THE FIELD: WINDOW CARE – February 2014
Reduce Worker Injuries With Water-fed Cleaning Poles


IN THE FIELD: WINDOW CARE – February 2014
Purified Water Leaves Windows Streak-free


IN THE FIELD: WINDOW CARE – February 2014
Automatic Window Cleaning Systems Save Time and Money


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
H2Only Renewable Cleaning Puts Water Tech Into Practice


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


DELEGATE WITHOUT DISCOURAGING – April 2014
Delegating Sales Tasks As A Branch Manager


UPCLOSE: RIDE ALONG – February 2014
The Evolution of Commercial Floor Machines


UPCLOSE: RIDE ALONG – February 2014
Ease Janitor Fatigue With Ride-on Auto Scrubbers



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


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? – February 2014
More Buildings Are Outsourcing Facility Operations


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


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? – February 2014
Branding BSCs As Valuable Cleaning Experts


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? – February 2014
Make Cleaning Professional


CUSTOMER SERVICE: IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT – February 2014
Your Delivery Drivers See Customers More Than Salespeople


CUSTOMER SERVICE: IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT – February 2014
Drivers Are Brand Ambassadors


CUSTOMER SERVICE: IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT – February 2014
Use Product Deliveries As Sales Opportunities


CUSTOMER SERVICE: IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT – February 2014
Getting Drivers On Board With Customer Service Training


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION – February 2014
Understanding The Differences Between Cleaning Chemicals


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION – February 2014
When Is It Important To Sanitize


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION – February 2014
Disinfecting Fights Bacteria And Infections


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION – February 2014
Training On Proper Use Of Chemicals


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH – February 2014
Facilities Test Restroom Branding


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


WELCOMING POSITIVE IMPRESSIONS – February 2014
Customizing Matting To Create Positive Impressions


WELCOMING POSITIVE IMPRESSIONS – February 2014
Benefits Of Branding Floor Care Equipment


A SYSTEM FOR SUCCESS – February 2014
Benefits of Flat Mopping Systems
Concordia University's switch to microfiber flat mops

A SYSTEM FOR SUCCESS – February 2014
Mopping Systems Create Cleaning Efficiencies


SUSTAINABLE COURSE – February 2014
Introducing Zero Waste To Campus Sustainable Programs



SUSTAINABLE COURSE – February 2014
Necessary Changes Associated With Practicing Zero Waste


SUSTAINABLE COURSE – February 2014
Prioritizing Green Building And Maintenance Initiatives


SUSTAINABLE COURSE – February 2014
Breakdown Of ASU's Sustainable Advancements


RECOGNIZING AND THANKING MANAGERS OF DISTINCTION – February 2014
Awarding Custodial Managers



EMPLOYEE RETENTION STARTS WITH THESE FIVE FIRSTS – February 2014
Employee Retention Strategies Should Start On A Worker's First Day


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


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


CLEANING UP BLOOD IS NOT THE SAME AS A TYPICAL SPILL – February 2014
How To Clean Blood




UPCLOSE: WIPE AWAY HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS – February 2014
Study On Laundered Towels Finds E. Coli, Tetanus


UPCLOSE: WIPE AWAY HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS – February 2014
Cloth Vs. Disposable Towels


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


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS – February 2014
Promoting Cleaning Efficiencies As Budgets Get Cut


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS – February 2014
Boosting Cleaning Efficiencies: Where To Start


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS – February 2014
A Team Cleaning Approach To Efficiency


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS – February 2014
Cleaning Equipment That Streamlines Processes


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS – February 2014
Creating A Quality Assurance Cleaning Program


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING – February 2014
Benefits to Battery or Cordless Vacuums


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING – February 2014
Motors And Their Impact On Vacuum Noise Levels


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


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING – February 2014
Incorporating Various Types of Vacuums In Your Program


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




NONPROFIT PROFILE: CLEANING FOR A (GOOD) REASON – November 2013
Nonprofit Gives Free Housecleanings To Cancer Patients


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
Cleaning For A Reason Launches As Nationwide Nonprofit


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


NONPROFIT PROFILE: CLEANING FOR A (GOOD) REASON – November 2013
Cleaning Close To The Heart


DELIVERING THE GOODS – November 2013
Freetime: Tom Drupp, Americhem Inc.


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES – November 2013
Developing A Winter Floor Care Program


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES – November 2013
The Key To Protecting Floors Is Proper Matting


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
Proper Carpet Care Starts With A Plan


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
Maintain The Life Of Carpet With Interim Cleaning


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
Online Retailer Amazon Enters The Janitorial Supply Market


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


COVER STORY: GIANT COMPETITION – November 2013
SEO Is The Key To Driving Web Traffic, e-Commerce



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


COVER STORY: GIANT COMPETITION – November 2013
SEO Is Changing With Hummingbird Speed


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


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


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


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


UNROLLING TOILET TISSUE SANITATION – November 2013
Reducing Cross-Contamination Of Toilet Tissue


UNROLLING TOILET TISSUE SANITATION – November 2013
Minimizing Microbes on Toilet Tissue Dispensers


UNROLLING TOILET TISSUE SANITATION – November 2013
Touchless Toilet Tissue Improves Sanitation



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


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


IN THE FIELD: BEST PRACTICES FOR GROUT CLEANING – November 2013
Removing Odor From Floor Grout


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


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013
LEED Gets A Makeover


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


THE DIRT ON WICKING – November 2013
Exposing Carpet Care Culprits That Lead To Soil Wicking


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS – November 2013
Reap The Benefits of Ergonomic Vacuums


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS – November 2013
Must-have Vacuum Attachments


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?


WITH THIS TEST, FLOOR STRIPPING WILL BE DONE RIGHT THE FIRST TIME – November 2013
Stripping Floors Only Once Is A Huge Timesaver


– November 2013
Take The Floor Stripper Test


INDEPENDENT OR UNDEPENDABLE? – November 2013
Managing And Motivating Entrepreneurial Sales People


CLEANING WITHOUT JANITORS – November 2013
Restroom Cleaning Without Janitors





LEFT OUT IN THE COLD – October 2013
Ice Melt's Place In A Green Cleaning Program


LEFT OUT IN THE COLD – October 2013
Green Certified Ice Melt And It's Effectiveness


A HEALTHY CLEAN – October 2013
Identifying And Using Hospital-Grade Disinfectants



A HEALTHY CLEAN – October 2013
Developing A Disinfecting Plan


A HEALTHY CLEAN – October 2013
Preventing HAIs With Disinfectants


A HEALTHY CLEAN – October 2013
Proper Use Of Cleaners And Disinfectants


A HEALTHY CLEAN – October 2013
Using Cleaning And Disinfecting Wipes In Healthcare


A HEALTHY CLEAN – October 2013
Misconceptions Of Cleaners And Disinfectants


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE – October 2013
BSCs Add Lucrative Upholstery Cleaning Services


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


WALK OFF WINNER – October 2013
Minimize Dirt with Walk-Off Matting


WALK OFF WINNER – October 2013
Routine Cleaning Of Walk-Off Matting



UPCLOSE: DECODING DUST MOPS – October 2013
Looped-end Vs. Cut-trim Mop Heads


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


TURNING JANITORS INTO MANAGERS – October 2013
Promote A Janitor To Manager



DEBUGGING CARPETS – October 2013
Vacuums Aid In Pest Control


DEBUGGING CARPETS – October 2013
Control Pests With Carpet Extraction


DEBUGGING CARPETS – October 2013
Using Entrance Matting To Prevent Pests


EATING ODOR AT ITS SOURCE – October 2013
Odor Control With An Odor Digester




FROM DISTRIBUTOR TO CAR CLUB JUNKIE – October 2013
Freetime: Roger Parrott Jr., ISSA Foundation


BOOK CLUB: THE GREAT GAME OF BUSINESS – October 2013
Run An Open-Book Business


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH – October 2013
Janitorial Distributor Sales Up Nearly 2 Percent


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH – October 2013
Redefining The Distribution Sales Model


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


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH – October 2013
Healthcare, Industrial Cleaning Fuel Jan/San Sales


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


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


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


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


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


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


TECHNOLOGY: TOP 10 REASONS TO USE CRM SOFTWARE – October 2013
Read an Excerpt From Mark Dancer's New Software Guide: "Getting the Most Out of CRM"


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


TECHNOLOGY: TOP 10 REASONS TO USE CRM SOFTWARE – October 2013
CRM Software Reports Improve Sales Forecasts and Planning


WEIGHING THE OPTIONS – October 2013
Tips To Selecting Soaps And Sanitizers


WEIGHING THE OPTIONS – October 2013
Choosing Between Foam, Green And Antibacterial Soaps



THE POWER OF WATER – October 2013
Understanding Enhanced Water Technologies






UPCLOSE: HEAVY METAL – October 2013
Sell Safety With Disposable Industrial Towels




MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: ODOR CONTROL – October 2013
What Causes Urine To Smell In Restrooms?


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: ODOR CONTROL – October 2013
Remove Odor, Don’t Mask It


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: ODOR CONTROL – October 2013
Avoid Going Overboard With Odor Control


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: ODOR CONTROL – October 2013
Odor Control Tips For Smelly Kitchen Drains and Waste Receptacles


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: ODOR CONTROL – October 2013
Stop Waterless Urinal Odor Problems


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: ODOR CONTROL – October 2013
Removing Foul Urine Odor From Grout And Walls


LABOR AND THE LAW – October 2013
Improper Worker Classification Leads To Litigation


BUYING GROUPS: MEMBER BENEFITS – October 2013
Reap The Benefits Of Buying Group Regional Distribution Centers


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


BUYING GROUPS: MEMBER BENEFITS – October 2013
Expand Your Reach With A Jan/San Group Purchase Organization



DOWN AND DIRTY: CLEANING FREQUENTLY TOUCHED OBJECTS FOR HEALTH – October 2013
Infection Control: Cleaning Frequently Touched Objects




MARKETING: BE SOCIAL – September 2013
Do You Have A Social Media Team?


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


MARKETING: BE SOCIAL – September 2013
Social Media Tips


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS – September 2013
CDC Says Hand Drying Is Essential


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS – September 2013
America Has A Hand Hygiene Problem


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS – September 2013
Study: Mayo Clinic Compares Paper Towels, Other Hand Drying Methods


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS – September 2013
Remove More Germs With Proper Paper Towel Use


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



IT'S YOUR SHOW – September 2013
Start Planning For ISSA/INTERCLEAN







WAKE-UP CALL – September 2013
Lead Generation In A Bad Economy


WAKE-UP CALL – September 2013
Adding To The Inside Sales Team



WAKE-UP CALL – September 2013
Sales Fundamentals Work In Any Economy




GHS COUNTDOWN – September 2013
Global Commerce Drives GHS Chemical Labeling


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






SHOPPING FOR A SUSTAINABLE VACUUM – August 2013
Tips To Purchasing Sustainable Vacuums


SHOPPING FOR A SUSTAINABLE VACUUM – August 2013
Cost vs. Value Of Sustainable Vacuums


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


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


IN THE FIELD: PAMPER TENANTS WITH LUXURY FOAM HAND SOAPS – August 2013
Spa Soaps Gain Entrée In The Away-From-Home Market


IN THE FIELD: PAMPER TENANTS WITH LUXURY FOAM HAND SOAPS – August 2013
Feel The Difference With High Quality Foam Hand Soap


IN THE FIELD: PAMPER TENANTS WITH LUXURY FOAM HAND SOAPS – August 2013
Boost Hygiene — And Your Business — With Luxurious Hand Soaps


INSIDEHR: RECRUIT AN EMPLOYEE WHO WILL STICK AROUND – August 2013
Tips For Hiring Janitors


BOOK CLUB: STRENGTHSFINDER 2.0 – August 2013
Discover Your Five Strengths With StrengthsFinder 2.0


CHARITY RIDER – September 2013
Freetime: Jeff Lannon, Pro-Link


SHEDDING LIGHT ON ENZYMATIC CLEANERS – August 2013
Controlling Odors Using Enzyme Cleaners


SHEDDING LIGHT ON ENZYMATIC CLEANERS – August 2013
Performance, Green Benefits Of Enzymatic Cleaners


SHEDDING LIGHT ON ENZYMATIC CLEANERS – August 2013
Proper Handling And Use of Enzyme Cleaners



UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING – August 2013
Disinfecting For Health


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING – August 2013
Learn The Difference Between Sanitizing and Disinfecting


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING – August 2013
Establishing Cleaning and Disinfecting Frequencies In Contracts


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING – August 2013
Getting Building Occupants Involved In Office Cleanliness


FOUR BENEFITS OF PREPORTIONED CHEMICAL USE – August 2013
Four Benefits Of Preportioned Chemical Use
Mt. San Antonio College outlines why chemical packets have helped streamline departmental processes



UPCLOSE: A HEALTHIER APPROACH TO DISINFECTING SCHOOLS – August 2013
Aligning Cleaning And Disinfecting Procedures In Schools


UPCLOSE: A HEALTHIER APPROACH TO DISINFECTING SCHOOLS – August 2013
Disinfecting Schools' High Touch Surfaces


UPCLOSE: A HEALTHIER APPROACH TO DISINFECTING SCHOOLS – August 2013
Green Disinfectant Options


UPCLOSE: A HEALTHIER APPROACH TO DISINFECTING SCHOOLS – August 2013
Disinfecting Child Care Centers


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT – August 2013
Creating Sustainable Cleaning Bids


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT – August 2013
Embracing Sustainable Practices In Business



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



SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE – August 2013
U.S. Green Building Council Updates LEED Cleaning Requirements


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


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE – August 2013
Stricter Requirements for LEED Credit


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE – August 2013
LEED Eligible Equipment And More


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



WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
Understanding OSHA's GHS Requirements


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
The 'Right To Know' About Chemical Hazards


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
Updates To The GHS Language


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


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
GHS Chemical Label Specifics









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



UPCLOSE: MATTING FOR THE ENTIRE FACILITY – August 2013
Stop Dirt At The Door With Exterior Floor Mats


UPCLOSE: MATTING FOR THE ENTIRE FACILITY – August 2013
Reduce Injuries and Labor Costs With Building Floor Mats


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





AUTOMATED FLOOR CARE PACKS A BIG BANG FOR YOUR BUCK – August 2013
Features Of Floor Equipment That Impact Purchases


ONE MAN VS. THE UNION – August 2013
Indianapolis BSC Becomes Target Of SEIU Corporate Campaign


ONE MAN VS. THE UNION – August 2013
Bego Begins His Career In The Building Service Industry



ONE MAN VS. THE UNION – August 2013
Dave Bego Urges SEIU To 'Fish Or Cut Bait'



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


LABOR AND THE LAW – August 2013
Off-limit Pre-Employment Inquiries


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



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


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


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



STRENGTH IN NUMBERS – August 2013
Cutbacks at Chicago Public Schools


STRENGTH IN NUMBERS – August 2013
The Role of CPS Director of Asset Management



CAST AWAY – August 2013
Freetime: Tobie McKown, The United Group


LEFT OUT IN THE COLD – August 2013
Standards For Green Ice Melt Are Lacking


UPCLOSE: ICE MELT – August 2013
Low Consumer Demand For Green Ice Melt Products





REALITY CHECK – September 2013
Do You Set Realistic Sales Goals?


REALITY CHECK – September 2013
High Sales Expectations Have a Hidden Cost


SORTING OUT ODOR ISSUES – June 2013
Combating Odors In Restrooms


SORTING OUT ODOR ISSUES – June 2013
How To Remove Odors From Facilities




SORTING OUT ODOR ISSUES – June 2013
Identify Type And Location Of Odor Control Products


IN THE FIELD: ERGONOMIC MOPPING EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUE – June 2013
Reduce Injuries With Ergonomic Mops



IN THE FIELD: MOPS – June 2013
Investing In ‘Smart’ Mop Handles


IN THE FIELD: MOPS – June 2013
Training Employees On Proper Mopping Techniques


IN THE FIELD: TOILET TISSUE GOES TOUCH-FREE – June 2013
Touchless Toilet Paper Dispensers – There's More Than The ‘Cool Factor’



IN THE FIELD: RESTROOM CARE – June 2013
Any Market Can Benefit From Automatic Toilet Tissue Dispensers



SORTING OUT ODOR ISSUES – June 2013
Odor Control Scents: The Smell Of Clean




IN THE FIELD: SUSTAINABLE VACUUMS – June 2013
Shopping For Sustainable Vacuum Cleaners


SHOPPING FOR A SUSTAINABLE VACUUM – June 2013
Sustainability Includes Availability of Replacement Vacuum Parts



CLEAN BILL OF HEALTH – June 2013
Infection Prevention Techniques That Work


A LIFETIME OF MUSIC – June 2013
Freetime: Doug Neal, Hillyard





BUNDLING YOUR BRAND – June 2013
Private Label Lines Are Growing


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND – June 2013
Selling Private Label Cleaning Products


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND – June 2013
Product Bundling As Business Protection


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND – June 2013
Marketing Private Label Lines





READY TO UNPLUG – June 2013
Are Battery-Powered Vacuums Worth The Cost?












GROWING YOUNGER? – June 2013
Effective Job Postings For Young Workers


GROWING YOUNGER? – June 2013
Company Perks That Attract Young Professionals


GROWING YOUNGER? – June 2013
Tips For Retaining Young Professionals





GREENER PASTURES FOR FLOORS – June 2013
LEED: Green Cleaning With Sustainable Equipment


GREENER PASTURES FOR FLOORS – June 2013
Training Tips For Floor Equipment




GREENER PASTURES FOR FLOORS – June 2013
Floor Care Equipment That Contributes To LEED Certification



A STRONGER SUPPLY CHAIN – June 2013
Benefits Of Janitorial Supply Wholesalers
Why janitorial supply wholesalers create a stronger supply chain

A STRONGER SUPPLY CHAIN – June 2013
Janitorial Wholesalers Assist Buying Group Members
Buying group presence provides information exchange

HEALTHCARE CLEANING: HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS – June 2013
Cleaning For Hospital-Acquired Infections
With the right products and procedures, BSCs can prevent the spread of Norovirus, C. diff, MRSA and CRE

HEALTHCARE CLEANING – June 2013
Challenges Of Infection Control Cleaning


HEALTHCARE CLEANING – June 2013
Building Healthcare Cleaning Services


HEALTHCARE CLEANING – June 2013
Monitoring Infection Control Cleaning Results



2013 READER SURVEY – June 2013
Status Of In-House Departmental Budgets


2013 READER SURVEY – June 2013
Trends In Green and Sustainability


2013 READER SURVEY – June 2013
Product And Equipment Purchasing Trends



2013 READER SURVEY – June 2013
2013 Housekeeping Solutions Reader Survey
A snapshot of the industry as it pertains to in-house custodial managers

2013 READER SURVEY – June 2013
Industry Perception Of Management Priorities


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS – June 2013
High Concentration Chemical Packs


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS – June 2013
Preventing Employee Theft Of Preportioned Chemical Packs


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS – June 2013
Diluting With Preportioned Packets Over Wall-Mounted Chemical Dispensing Systems
In this article, industry manufacturers answer common questions asked by building service contractors.

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS – June 2013
Understanding Proper Dilution of Preportioned Chemical Packs


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS – June 2013
Gauging The Safety of Preportioned Chemical Packets



SOAP SELLING POINTS – June 2013
Price Matters In Commercial Hand Soap Sales


SOAP SELLING POINTS – June 2013
End-Users Prefer Foam Hand Soap





BSC PROFILE: CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE – June 2013
Major Commercial Cleaning Services Nashville’s Premier Facilities
Robert Stewart's professional journey has taken him from Music Row to owning one of Tennessee's most successful cleaning firms


CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE – June 2013
Back To The Music Business — Sort Of



CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE – June 2013
After A Sour Note, A Second Chance At Success



CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE – June 2013
A ‘Dream Job’





SPENDING YOUR SALES TIME WISELY – June 2013
Spending Your Time Wisely On High-Potential Sales Accounts








BLOWN AWAY – June 2013
Hygiene And The Role Of Hand Dryers






BLOWN AWAY – June 2013
Hand Dryers Offer Green Benefits









BLOWN AWAY – June 2013
Financial Benefits of Hand Dryers























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


HOSPITAL-GRADE CLEANING PAYS OFF IN ANY MARKET – April 2013
Tailoring Infection Control Programs to the Market


HOSPITAL-GRADE CLEANING PAYS OFF IN ANY MARKET – April 2013
Critical Cleaning Services Gain Steam



TAKE A SHORTCUT TO SUCCESS – April 2013
BSC Book Review: Shortcut To Prosperity











THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN – April 2013
Green Guides Updated By FTC


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN – April 2013
Differentiating One Green Label From Another


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN – April 2013
Distributor Support Green Training


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN – April 2013
Get To Know The Green Guides



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


STRIP AND RECOAT FLOORS LESS OFTEN – April 2013
Commercial Floor Mats, Chemical-Free Scrubbing Top BSC Floor Care Programs


STRIP AND RECOAT FLOORS LESS OFTEN – April 2013
Floor Stripping Tips




MEMORABLE MOMENTS – May 2013
Freetime: Highlights From The Past 13 Years





EASY RESTAURANT CLEANING – May 2013
Ward Off Foodborne Illnesses With Sanitizing Wipes


EASY RESTAURANT CLEANING – May 2013
Wet Wipes Are Versatile, Easy to Use


EASY RESTAURANT CLEANING – May 2013
Choosing The Right Sanitizer Wipe


EASY RESTAURANT CLEANING – May 2013
The Cleaning Power of Wet Wipes









TRACKING TRENDS WITH ERP – May 2013
Tapping into ERP Intelligence


TRACKING TRENDS WITH ERP – May 2013
Doing More With Distribution Business Software




TACKLING FLOORS WITH OSCILLATING MACHINES – April 2013
Benefits Of Oscillating Floor Machines


TACKLING FLOORS WITH OSCILLATING MACHINES – April 2013
Increase Productivity With Oscillating Floor Machines


TACKLING FLOORS WITH OSCILLATING MACHINES – April 2013
Scrub Floors Using Less Chemical














CRE JOINS THE SUPERBUGS – April 2013
CRE Prevention Starts With Cleaning




A FISH TALE – April 2013
Freetime: Gavin Morisada, ABC Corp.



THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION – April 2013
Proper Carpet Care Starts With Vacuuming


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION – April 2013
How To Clean Carpets Using Chemicals


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION – April 2013
Proper Carpet Extraction Methods


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION – April 2013
Greener Options For Carpet Extraction
















THE SOCIAL NETWORK – April 2013
BSCs Tap Into Social Media to Attract Talent




THE SOCIAL NETWORK – April 2013
Social Profiling


THE SOCIAL NETWORK – April 2013
Privacy Paradox: Understanding Social Media Law


COMMERCIAL HAND DRYERS IN HIGH DEMAND – April 2013
With Improved Technology Hand Dryers Capture New Markets


COMMERCIAL HAND DRYERS IN HIGH DEMAND – April 2013
New Hand Dryer Models are Hygienic and 'Hip'


COMMERCIAL HAND DRYERS IN HIGH DEMAND – April 2013
Selling the Benefits of Hand Dryers








WARNING SIGNS – April 2013
OSHA HazCom Rules are Changing


WARNING SIGNS – April 2013
Looking Back at OSHA Workplace Safety Laws


WARNING SIGNS – April 2013
Learning the GHS language



WARNING SIGNS – April 2013
OSHA GHS Training Deadline is Dec. 1, 2013


SHOWERED IN SAVINGS – April 2013
Shower Amenities Result In Big Savings


SHOWERED IN SAVINGS – April 2013
Financial Savings To Wall-Mounted Amenities









MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TOWEL & TISSUE – April 2013
Paper Towels Versus Hand Dryers


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TOWEL & TISSUE – April 2013
Are High-quality Towels Worth the Cost?


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TOWEL & TISSUE – April 2013
Limiting Paper Towel Consumption and Waste


THE FIGHT AGAINST C. DIFF – April 2013
How To Prevent C. diff Through Better Cleaning


THE FIGHT AGAINST C. DIFF – April 2013
Bleach and Other Chemicals Effective Against C. diff


THE FIGHT AGAINST C. DIFF – April 2013
Chemical Alternatives For Preventing C. diff


THE FIGHT AGAINST C. DIFF – April 2013
C. diff Cleaning Procedures


THE FIGHT AGAINST C. DIFF – April 2013
C. diff Prevention: Hand Washing


PREVENT SLIPS AND FALLS AS A VALUE-ADDED SERVICE – April 2013
Revised OSHA Walkway Requirements on the Horizon


PREVENT SLIPS AND FALLS AS A VALUE-ADDED SERVICE – April 2013
New Tests Measure Floor Traction


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


PREVENT SLIPS AND FALLS AS A VALUE-ADDED SERVICE – April 2013
Certified Distributors Can Provide Walkway Audits








STANDARDIZING FLOOR MATS – April 2013
Matting That Reduces Slips, Trips And Falls


STANDARDIZING FLOOR MATS – April 2013
Safety Regulations For Commercial Mats


STANDARDIZING FLOOR MATS – April 2013
Further Explanation Of Matting Standards
















FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE – April 2013
Armed Janitors Patrol School Halls


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE – April 2013
Allowing Concealed Carry In Schools


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE – April 2013
Developing Policies For Concealed Carry In Schools


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE – April 2013
Response To Guns In Schools















– February 2013
Carpet Encapsulation Keeps BSCs Profitable
Cost-effective method may reduce cleaning frequencies


– February 2013
Providing a Safe, Clean and Disinfected Environment
Outlining the tools cleaners need to effectively do their jobs

– February 2013
Investing in a wide-area vacuum may help BSCs retain cleaning frequencies
Using a wide-area vacuum can clean more space, in less time









– February 2013
Spec’ing the Collaborative Workplace
The colloaborative workplace demands a new bidding process for BSCs

– February 2013
Cleaning the Collaborative Workspace
As commercial offices create a more collaborative workspace, BSCs must rethink cleaning specs




– February 2013
Changing Spaces: The Rise of the Collaborative Office
What began in Silicon Valley has changed office spaces across the country

– February 2013
Embracing Service Tracking Software Takes Time
Employees must be trained and comfortable with the technology

– February 2013
Practices That Ward Off C. Diff Infections
Identifying C. diff and cleaning practices that will keep infections at bay




– February 2013
Janitorial Inspection Software Gives Held’s Janitorial an Edge
BSCs use janitorial inspection software to streamline business and improve customer relations

– February 2013
BSCs Improve Business with Cleaning Inspection Software Programs
Provides owners, customers with valuable data and solutions

– February 2013
BSC Book Review: Maximum Achievement
Maximum Achievement by Brian Tracy provides BSCs with steps to sucess

– February 2013
Alternatives to Lawsuits: Mediation and Arbitration
Understand to the difference between mediation and arbitration and avoid the cost of defending a lawsuit


– February 2013
How To Prevent C. Diff
Rethinking cleaning's role in preventing C. diff and other hospital-acquired infections





– 3/12/2013
AFFLINK Adds New Members


– February 2013
The Benefits of Urinal Mats
Outlining the features and benefits of urinal mats and how they contribute to cleaning initiatives

– February 2013
Freetime: Tim W. Laughlin, Sunburst Chemicals
Tim W. Laughlin, vice president, product development for Sunburst Chemicals, is a hockey goalie





– February 2013
Six Tips For Developing A Sales Superstar
There is no cut-and-dried process for creating a sales superstar, but sales managers can certainly help develop standout reps



– February 2013
Cold vs. Hot Water Extractors
Does cold-water carpet extraction match up to hot’s cleaning power?


– February 2013
Urinal Mats Improve Restroom Appearance
Keep floors free from puddles and stains and prevent odors from ever becoming a problem

– February 2013
Benefits of Cold Water Carpet Extraction
May increase worker productivity and safety







CARPET CLEANING – February 2013
A Brief History of Cold Water Carpet Extraction
After hot water’s 20-year-reign, cold-water extraction is gaining steam


– February 2013
How ISSA and CIRI Developed The Clean Standard: K-12
Scientists are using research to test school surfaces and define the true meaning of clean







– February 2013
Setting K-12 School Cleaning Standards
ISSA and CIRI are developing the Clean Standard: K-12 to standardize cleaning in schools






– February 2013
Proper Disinfection in the Restroom
Janitors aren’t properly disinfecting restroom surfaces. Here’s what you can do to help




– February 2013
Using Hand Sanitizer Correctly
It's important to hand sanitize for 15 seconds to kill germs


– February 2013
Should Kids Use Hand Sanitizer?
Manufacturers discuss whether it's safe for kids in schools to use hand sanitizer

– February 2013
Get to Know the 2012 FTC Green Guides
FTC Green Guides were recently revised, here’s what you need to know

– February 2013
When And Where Disinfection Is Needed
Answers to some of the most common disinfection questions