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CLEAN BUILDINGS EXPO SET TO DEBUT IN BALTIMORE – February 2019
Free Industry Trade Show Nears


– February 2019
Education Schedule For CBE


A HANDBOOK FOR THE CLEANING INDUSTRY – February 2019
New Book Helps BSCs To Thrive


NEW YEAR, NEW LEADER – February 2019
BSCAI President Talks Goals For 2019


– February 2019
How To Help BSCs


DEFINING YOUR IDEAL CUSTOMER – February 2019
The Final Step To Scaling Up Your BSC


FACES OF THE FRONTLINE – February 2019
Longtime Janitor Viewed As "Solider On The Frontline"


THE HONORABLE BRYAN SMITH – February 2019
Jan/San Worker Serves Role In Local Government


HOLDING ON – February 2019
What BSCs Must Do To Solve Retention Woes




– February 2019
Providing Perks


ROBOTS ARE CHANGING DISTRIBUTORS' ROLES – February 2019
Autonomous Cleaning Equipment Sales Force Distributors To Do More Consulting




GREEN CLEANING COLUMN – February 2019
Growth In Sustainable Innovation


STRIKING A BALANCE – February 2019
Understanding Customers Key To Inventory Control




BSCS' ROLE IN BRINGING IOT TO THE RESTROOM – February 2019
Smart Dispensers, Faucets Keep Visitors Happy




BENCHMARKING THE GREEN CLEANING MOVEMENT – February 2019
Survey: Why Schools Implement Green Cleaning


BENCHMARKING THE GREEN CLEANING MOVEMENT – February 2019
Driving The Green Cleaning Movement In Schools


BENCHMARKING THE GREEN CLEANING MOVEMENT – February 2019
Advocating For Health Schools


RECRUITING GENERATION NEXT – February 2019
What Millennials In The Workplace Desire




– February 2019
Understanding Generation Z


TAKING CONTROL OF INFECTIONS – February 2019
Identify Common Germs Found In Facilities


TAKING CONTROL OF INFECTIONS – February 2019
Protection From Pathogens


TAKING CONTROL OF INFECTIONS – February 2019
Life Span Of Germs And Cleaning Efficacy


CORDLESS BACKPACK VACUUM SAVES ON LABOR – February 2019
A Purchase That Helps Business Grow


SOFTWARE HELPS CUSTOMIZE CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS – February 2019
ERP Solution Improves Business Performance


GETTING AND RETAINING CUSTOMERS – February 2019
Improve Janitorial Bids By Focusing On Product Efficiency


CONTROLLING DUST CONTROLS INFECTIONS – February 2019
Using Vacuums To Fight The Spread Of Infections


CONTROLLING DUST CONTROLS INFECTIONS – February 2019
Vacuum Features Best Suited For Healthcare Facilities


GET READY TO VOTE – February 2019
Distributor Choice Awards Near


QUAT BINDING QUERIES – February 2019
Hospitals Fight Quat Binding While Fighting Infections


QUAT BINDING QUERIES – February 2019
Tips To Prevent Quat Binding


QUAT BINDING QUERIES – February 2019
Alternatives To Disinfecting With Quats




BETTER COMMUNICATION LEADS TO HAPPIER WORKPLACE – November 2018
Book Helps Improve Relationship With Coworkers


CLEANING VS. DISINFECTING: USING THE RIGHT TERMS – November 2018
Know The Difference Between Cleaning, Disinfecting And Sanitizing



BUILDING A COMPANY AROUND ROBOTICS – November 2018
Business Uses Robotic Cleaning Technology To Empower Workers


BRINGING VINYLS BACK – November 2018
Jan/San Industry Vet Enjoying Successful Music Career


HOW BSCS CAN CREATE A SCALABLE MODEL – November 2018
A Blueprint To Help Business Expand


DISINFECTANT RECOMMENDATION REDUCES C. DIFF CASES – November 2018
Two-Step Cleaning Process Improves Hospital Conditions


UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA STUDIES UP ON GREEN – November 2018
Environmentally-Friendly Cleaning Program Saves School $400,000 A Year




SOFTWARE BUSTS GHOST EMPLOYEES AND EXPOSES TIME FRAUD – November 2018
Technology Helps Avoid Labor Deceit


GREEN CLEANING: LOOK WHAT THE OCCUPANT DRAGGED IN – November 2018
Identify And Combat Cleaning Challenges


THE INNOVATION IMPASSE – November 2018
Jan/San Distributors Must Change With The Times


BIG SHOES TO FILL – November 2018
Start Leadership Succession Planning Today





FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – November 2018
Report Helps Determine Ideal Cleaning Cost


EXAMINING THE COMP – November 2018
Sales Rep Salaries In Jan/San


FACILITY FOCUS – November 2018
Cleveland Clinic Shares Lessons In Waste Diversion


FACILITY FOCUS – November 2018
Fighting Contamination In Recycling


PRESTIGIOUS HONORS – November 2018
BSCAI CLEAN Awards Given To Industry Elite




THINK OUTSIDE THE BIN – November 2018
Alternatives To Traditional Waste And Recycling


THINK OUTSIDE THE BIN – November 2018
Truly Sustainable Method To Managing Waste


THINK OUTSIDE THE BIN – November 2018
Gaining Support For Sustainable Initiatives


THE RIGHT MACHINE FOR THE JOB – November 2018
Selecting The Best Vacuum For Distributors' Largest Markets



MATTING IS A MUST – November 2018
Matting Programs Protect Floors And Facility Occupants


MATTING IS A MUST – November 2018
Choose Mats That Prevent Slips And Falls


MATTING IS A MUST – November 2018
Mats That Help Protect Flooring Investments


GIVING GERMS MORE ATTENTION – November 2018
High-Touch Surfaces Need Improved Disinfecting


FROM THE EDITOR – November 2018
IoT Takes A Step Forward


PAPER TRAIL FROM A TO Z – November 2018
Explaining Sustainable Paper Products


PAPER TRAIL FROM A TO Z – November 2018
Defining Green Paper Terms


CLEANING BY THE NUMBERS – November 2018
Report Outlines Staffing, Costs And Frequencies Of Cleaning


CAN A SELF-MANAGED SALES FORCE SUCCEED? – October 2018
Better Sales Performance Coaching Needed


SERIOUS RACQUETBALL – October 2018
Pro-Link Manager Has Major Game


A VALUABLE PIECE – October 2018
Changing Roles In Redistribution


A VALUABLE PIECE – October 2018
Advantages Of Using A Jan/san Wholesaler



A VALUABLE PIECE – October 2018
How To Choose A Wholesale Distributor



PURCHASING PRIORITIES – October 2018
Factors To Consider When Buying Floor Care Equipment




STOP THE TRANSPORT OF PATHOGENS – October 2018
Combat Pathogens At Their Source


STOP THE TRANSPORT OF PATHOGENS – October 2018
Cleaning Technology Fights Contamination


BEHIND THE TIMES – October 2018
Jan/San Distributors Must Embrace E-Commerce




PROPONENTS OF PROPORTIONERS – October 2018
What To Consider When Introducing Proportioners


PROPONENTS OF PROPORTIONERS – October 2018
Advantages Of Pre-measured Chemical Packages


TARIFFS' IMPACT ON DISTRIBUTORS – October 2018
Taxes On Chinese Imports Could Affect Jan/San Industry


– October 2018
ISSA Voices Concern


CHASING THE SHINE – October 2018
Clean, Shiny Floors Create An Impression


CHASING THE SHINE – October 2018
The High Price Of Shiny Floors


CHASING THE SHINE – October 2018
Low-Maintenance Flooring Options For Facilities


CHASING THE SHINE – October 2018
Tips For Long-Lasting Floor Shine


FROM THE EDITOR – October 2018
Amazon Launches Jan/San Private-Label Line


LEARN TO LIVE WITH CHANGE – September 2018
'Who Moved My Cheese' Helps Businesses Adapt


BUILD THE TEAM THAT WILL GROW YOUR BUSINESS – September 2018
How To Form The Right Leadership Team


REDUCING SLIP-AND-FALL HAZARDS – September 2018
Floor Chemical Examinations Lessen Falls



SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS – October 2018
Cleaning Industry Veterans Share Management Tips


SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS – October 2018
Management Advice For New And Veteran Cleaning Executives


SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS – October 2018
Biggest Challenges Cleaning Managers Face






GROWING WITH THE INDUSTRY – September 2018
Preparing McLemore Building Maintenance For The Future




– September 2018
Leaving A Legacy


GUIDING TEENS – September 2018
Dalco Enterprises President Gives Back To Youth


FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – September 2018
Recognizing Cleaners


WHY WATER WORKS – September 2018
Cleaning Managers Embrace Engineered Water












LAUNDRY DISPENSER RESTORES CUSTOMER SATISFACTION – October 2018
Updated Equipment Reduces Emergency Calls


SELLING SUSTAINABILITY – September 2018
Iowa-Des Moines Supply Goes Beyond Green Cleaning Products




DEVELOP HEALTHY LEADERSHIP INTENTIONS – September 2018
Defining What It Means To Be An Effective Leader


BSCAI GOES BIG IN DALLAS – September 2018
Conference Educates Building Service Contractors



DEFANGING THE DUST BUNNIES – September 2018
Tips To Tackling Dust And Improving Health


NEW HOST CITY FOR ISSA SHOW – September 2018
Speakers, Innovative Products Highlight ISSA Show North America




PREPARING FOR A DIGITAL AGE – September 2018
Digital Tools To Have Large Impact On Distribution Business


– September 2018
Beating Amazon





ATTRACTING MILLENNIALS – September 2018
Company Culture, Perks Entice Young Adults



WHAT DOES A CLEAN RESTROOM REALLY SMELL LIKE? – September 2018
Impact Of Poor Indoor Air


WHAT DOES A CLEAN RESTROOM REALLY SMELL LIKE? – September 2018
Identify The Source Of Restroom Odors


WHAT DOES A CLEAN RESTROOM REALLY SMELL LIKE? – September 2018
Train Staff To Tackle Odors In The Restroom


FROM THE EDITOR – September 2018
ISSA 2018 Puts Innovation On Display


MANAGEMENT SURVEY – September 2018
Survey Examines Priorities Of Cleaning Managers


MANAGEMENT SURVEY – September 2018
Annual Survey Examines Cleaning Budgets


THE UPSIDE TO DOWNSIZING FLOOR MACHINES – September 2018
Advantages Of Compact Floor Machines


THE UPSIDE TO DOWNSIZING FLOOR MACHINES – September 2018
Productivity Advantages Of Small Autoscrubbers


THE UPSIDE TO DOWNSIZING FLOOR MACHINES – September 2018
Using The Right Floor Equipment Improves Cleaning Outcomes



CRAFTING A VISION IS THE FIRST STEP TO SCALING UP – August 2018
Take Your Business To The Next Level


ENCAPSULATION SAVES TIME, MONEY AND THE ENVIRONMENT – August 2018
Take Your Carpet Care Further





TRACKING JANITOR PRODUCTIVITY WITH APPS – August 2018
Exploring Evidence-Based Cleaning







DENVER BRONCOS STAY SAFE THANKS TO NEW ICE-MELT SOLUTION – August 2018
Case Study: Stadium Experiences Success From Ice Melt Solution


SPINNING TUNES ALONGSIDE THE BUFFER – August 2018
Creating Policies For Music In The Workplace


INSPIRED TO FILL MY FREETIME – August 2018
Gretchen Roufs Celebrates Subjects Of Her Columns


DIVERSIFYING INTO NEW CHEMICAL PROPORTIONER MARKETS – August 2018
Warewashing and Laundry Programs Can Help Distributors Grow Profits




FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – August 2018
BSCs Should Join The Zero Waste Movement





SPREADING AROUND SICKNESS – August 2018
Hospital Floors Wrongfully Ignored



CONTAMINATED SOAP CONTAMINATES HANDS – August 2018
Risks Of Using Bulk Soap Dispensers



GREAT LEADERS OWN THEIR DECISIONS – August 2018
Book By Navy SEALS Provides Tools For Commercial Cleaning Heads


THE POWER OF PEERS – August 2018
Peer-To-Peer Networking Helps Solve Issues


THE STRATEGIC SELL – August 2018
B2B Trends Reshaping Inside Sales



SHOPPING FOR CARTS – August 2018
Choosing The Right Cleaning Cart Or Caddy


SHOPPING FOR CARTS – August 2018
Importance Of Organized Cleaning Carts


FROM THE EDITOR – August 2018
Educating The Distributor



PRIORITIZING CLEANING OVER EVERYTHING ELSE – August 2018
Dirty Schools Impact Student Performance


ORDERING INSIGHT – August 2018
An Examination Of The End Users' Purchasing Habits


FACILITY FOCUS: CHEMICAL SWITCH USHERS IN GREEN CLEANING PROGRAM – August 2018
Changing Chemicals Propels Green Cleaning Program


FACILITY FOCUS: CHEMICAL SWITCH USHERS IN GREEN CLEANING PROGRAM – August 2018
Benefits Of Streamlining Cleaning Chemicals


CLEARING THE AIR – August 2018
Hand Dryer Manufacturers Discuss Industry Trends










OVERCOME COMMON GREEN CLEANING MISTAKES – August 2018
Techniques To Achieving Green Cleaning Buy-In


OVERCOME COMMON GREEN CLEANING MISTAKES – August 2018
Research That Supports Sustainability In Schools


OVERCOME COMMON GREEN CLEANING MISTAKES – August 2018
Communicating And Promoting Green Cleaning Initiatives






CLEANING THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND – August 2018
Campus Residents Push For Green And Sustainable Initiatives


CLEANING THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND – August 2018
University Specializes On Strategies Resulting In Success


CLEANING THAT FOCUSES ON STUDENT HEALTH – August 2018
Schools Shift Focus To Cleaning For Health








– 8/8/2018
GP PRO Talks IoT



























HOW VALUABLE ARE YOUR VALUE-ADDED SERVICES? – July 2018
Increase Business Revenue By Charging For Assistance






K-12 SCHOOL REDUCES LUNCHTIME WASTE – July 2018
Waxie and EcoSafe Team Up To Teach Environmental Sustainability












CRACKING THE ICE MELT ORDERING MYSTERY – July 2018
Doing Ice Melt Homework Saves Distributors Money










OPPORTUNITY & ACQUISITION – July 2018
Imperial Dade Grows Company With Calculated Aggression




INNOVATION AWARD WINNERS – July 2018
Robot Technology Garners High Praise At Interclean









CLEANING'S FUTURE ON DISPLAY – July 2018
Compact, Truly Autonomous Robots Entice Cleaning Industry




FROM THE EDITOR – July 2018
Germs Deserve Our Attention







BOOK CLUB – June 2018
Life Lessons From The Janitor


CLEAN RESTROOMS MEAN BUSINESS – June 2018
Spray-And-Vac Cleaning Provides Clean Appearance




CERTIFIED SUCCESS – June 2018
Cleaning Accreditation Boosts Professional Growth




SIT OR STAND, JUST DON'T WALK – June 2018
Riding Commercial Floor Cleaners Superior To Walk-Behind Machines


SIT OR STAND, JUST DON'T WALK – June 2018
Selecting The Right Floor Scrubber












ADAPT, MIGRATE OR DIE – June 2018
Staffing Challenges Facing Cleaning Departments




IF COW BELLS COULD TALK – June 2018
Supporting Staff Through Interaction And Positive Feedback







THREE WARNING SIGNS OF BAD CUSTOMERS – June 2018
How Building Service Contractors Can Spot Good Clients











MANAGING WORKPLACE ERGONOMICS – June 2018
Reducing Cleaning Worker Injuries Through Improved Ergonomics


MANAGING WORKPLACE ERGONOMICS – June 2018
Ergonomic Improvements That Reduce Worker Injuries


MANAGING WORKPLACE ERGONOMICS – June 2018
Create A Culture Of Safety For Custodians













THE TRUE COST OF FLOOR PADS – June 2018
Value Of Premium And Budget Floor Pads


THE TRUE COST OF FLOOR PADS – June 2018
How Floor Pads Convert To Labor Dollars


THE TRUE COST OF FLOOR PADS – June 2018
Proper Care And Safety Tips For Floor Pads










CHOOSING FULL COVERAGE – June 2018
Disinfect Hard-To-Reach Surfaces


CHOOSING FULL COVERAGE – June 2018
Reduce Labor Costs With Electrostatic Cleaners








KNOCK OUT – June 2018
Fighting For Insourced Cleaning




FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – June 2018
Trade Show Shows Future Of Cleaning Industry




MATTING THAT HELPS PROMOTE SAFETY – June 2018
Promote Safety And Aesthetics Through Matting


MATTING THAT HELPS PROMOTE SAFETY – June 2018
Benefits Of Incorporating Mats Into Floor Care Programs


MATTING THAT HELPS PROMOTE SAFETY – June 2018
Choosing Mats Based On Floor Type And Seasonality


MATTING THAT HELPS PROMOTE SAFETY – June 2018
Floor Mats: The Most Overlooked Areas Within Facilities


MATTING THAT HELPS PROMOTE SAFETY – June 2018
Re-Evaluating Matting Programs Means Deciding Whether To Rent Or Buy


INDUSTRY TESTIMONIALS: GIVING GRATITUDE – May 2018
A Magazine That Aids Company Branding











EDITOR'S NOTE – June 2018
Attracting And Working With Millennials



– May 2018
Dawn Of The Sales Rep






JAN/SAN LEADER FOR 75 YEARS – May 2018
Sanitary Maintenance Celebrates Publication Milestone






MENTORING THE NEXT GENERATION – May 2018
Newly Retired Sanitary Maintenance CEO Helped Shape Mentee's Life


SURVIVING IN THE AGE OF AMAZON – May 2018
E-Tailers Forcing Distributor Sales Reps To Evolve




INDUSTRY STATISTICS – April 2018
2018 Report On The Building Service Contractor Market



IOT-EQUIPPED DISPENSERS HELP REDUCE COMPLAINTS – April 2018
Data Generation Helps Track Towel, Soap Supply



SEASONAL STRATEGIES FOR PEST MANAGEMENT – April 2018
Overcoming Seasonal Pest Challenges In Facilities


SEASONAL STRATEGIES FOR PEST MANAGEMENT – April 2018
Prevent Pests With Regular Inspections


HIRING THE RIGHT MANAGER – April 2018
Identifying Desirable Leadership Qualities


PROGRESS IN GREEN CLEANING – April 2018
Evolution Of Green Cleaning Initiatives


PROGRESS IN GREEN CLEANING – April 2018
Future Of Cleaning Green


TRANSITION TO ELECTROSTATIC MACHINE PROVES SUCCESSFUL – April 2018
Electrostatic Cleaning Helps Improve Business



ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCT MITIGATES HIGH-TRAFFIC RESTROOM ODORS – April 2018
Companies Team Up To Freshen Famed Railway Station




THE STRATEGIC SELL – April 2018
PIM Systems Help Distributors Stay Organized


CLEANING FOR PUBLIC HEALTH – April 2018
How To Properly Clean Restrooms And Mitigate Infections


CLEANING FOR PUBLIC HEALTH – April 2018
Removing Soils From Public Restrooms


CLEANING FOR PUBLIC HEALTH – April 2018
Cleaning Technology Fights Restroom Bacteria


FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – April 2018
CBE Will Bring BSCs And Facility Executives Together


CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF ENCAPSULATION – April 2018
Benefits Of Cleaning Carpets Using Encapsulation


CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF ENCAPSULATION – April 2018
Sustainable Advantages To Encapsulation


CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF ENCAPSULATION – April 2018
Putting Carpet Cleaning Polymers To The Test


CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF ENCAPSULATION – April 2018
Outline When To Encapsulate Or Extract Carpeting





BE MORE THAN A CLICK AND A BOX – April 2018
Buying Groups Help Distributors Compete Against E-Tailers



VACANCY DUE TO IMMIGRATION – April 2018
DACA Dilemma Could Cause Janitorial Staffing Issues


VACANCY DUE TO IMMIGRATION – April 2018
Turnover Would Hamper Commercial Cleaning Services


VACANCY DUE TO IMMIGRATION – April 2018
A Path To Work Eligibility


VACANCY DUE TO IMMIGRATION – April 2018
Immigration Debate To Continue Through The Fall


EXPANDING YOUR BRANDING – April 2018
Chemicals Offer Entry Into Private Labeling


EXPANDING YOUR BRANDING – April 2018
Brand Strategy Involves Knowing When To Expand



FREETIME: THE LANTERN WHISPERER – April 2018
Freetime: Sales Manager Collects, Repairs Vintage Lanterns


ZEROING IN ON ZERO WASTE – April 2018
Controlling Waste Streams In Facilities


ZEROING IN ON ZERO WASTE – April 2018
Turn A Waste Stream Into A Revenue Stream


ZEROING IN ON ZERO WASTE – April 2018
Zero Waste In Three Simple Steps


ZEROING IN ON ZERO WASTE – April 2018
The Future Of Zero Waste


FROM THE EDITOR: DESERVING WINNERS – April 2018
Distributor Choice Awards A Blast To Oversee


ZEROING IN ON ZERO WASTE – April 2018
Benefits Of Launching A Composting Program



IF YOU CAN’T BEAT ‘EM, REDIRECT ‘EM – April 2018
Techniques To Steer Facility Initiatives In A More Sustainable Direction


















CASE STUDY: BATTERY MAINTENANCE REDUCES CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS – March 2018
Good Floor Care Starts With The Right Battery










FROM THE EDITOR – March 2018
Buyer's Guide Helps Keep Tabs On The Industry


THE BENEFITS OF BRAND NAMES – September 2018
Selling Commercial Versions Of Consumer Brands



ROBOTIC FLOOR MACHINE ALLOWS JANITORS TO CLEAN HANDS-FREE – February 2018
Case Study: Robotic Floor Machine Allows For More Efficient Janitorial Work





UNPLUGGING FOR GREATER EFFICIENCY AND COST SAVINGS – February 2018
Battery Upright Vacuums Lead To Improved Productivity









SUPPLY BETTER CUSTOMER RESPONSIVENESS – February 2018
ERP Software Solutions Enhance Speed To Market




– 3/12/2018
3M Names New CEO


SUCCESS STARTS WITH LEAP OF FAITH – February 2018
Steve Harvey Book Helps Business Leaders, BSCs "Jump" Toward Success


THE VOICE OF THE MODERN BUYER – February 2018
Jan/San Customers Need Trusted Business Advisors


AVOID SOAP CONTAMINATION BY SWITCHING TO SEALED SYSTEMS – February 2018
Refillable Soap Dispensers Are A Haven For Bacteria




PREPARED FOR ANYTHING – February 2018
Distributors Must Be Ready To Service Any New Floor




MEET BSCAI'S NEW LEADER FOR 2018 – February 2018
A Conversation With BSCAI's New Leader For 2018




– February 2018
Three Keys To Profitability


WHY EMPLOYEES LEAVE – February 2018
Bad Management Greatly Impacts Janitorial Staff Turnover






FROM THE EDITOR: THANK YOU TO A TRUE LEADER – February 2018
Saying Thanks To A Retiring Face Of Jan/San



FOSTERING STRONG LEADERS – February 2018
Key To Nurturing Successful Custodial Leaders


FOSTERING STRONG LEADERS – February 2018
Power Of Networking In Cleaning Industry


FOSTERING STRONG LEADERS – February 2018
Responsibilities Of Strong Leaders


DESIGNING STRATEGIES THAT PROTECT FLOORS – February 2018
Proper Maintenance Schedules That Protect Floors


DESIGNING STRATEGIES THAT PROTECT FLOORS – February 2018
Choosing Chemicals Based On Varying Floor Types


FREETIME: ENJOYING A HALL-OF-FAME BOWLING CAREER – February 2018
Bowling Bill Allen Supplies The Strikes, Sanitary Products


REACHING INTO THE RAFTERS – February 2018
Vacuums That Tackle Previously Neglected Surfaces


REACHING INTO THE RAFTERS – February 2018
Using Proper Vacuuming Equipment Promotes Health And Safety


COVERING ALL ANGLES – February 2018
Electrostatic Cleaning An Asset To Infection Control





ONLINE CONVENIENCE, LOCAL TOUCH – February 2018
Improving Online Presence While Maintaining The Customer Service Experience





STANDING UP TO BIG E-COMMERCE – February 2018
The Struggle Of Facing The Amazon Business Marketplace




PREVENTING HAND-HYGIENE FAILURES IN HEALTHCARE – February 2018
Hurdles In Changing Handwashing Habits


PREVENTING HAND-HYGIENE FAILURES IN HEALTHCARE – February 2018
Joint Commission Pushes For Improved Hand Hygiene


PREVENTING HAND-HYGIENE FAILURES IN HEALTHCARE – February 2018
Advantages Of Handwashing Monitoring Systems



BE PREPARED – February 2018
Training For Emergency Preparedness


BE PREPARED – February 2018
Communication During An Emergency





MAXIMIZING YOUR VACUUMING SCHEDULES – November 2017
Daily Vacuuming A Good Practice For High Traffic Areas



FREETIME: UNITING THE INDUSTRY FOR HOPE – November 2017
GOJO Industries President Steve Schultz Helps Raise $14.8 Million for City of Hope


GREEN CLEAN STILL MATTERS – November 2017
Facility Executives Still Care About Green Cleaning




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


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


– November 2017
Diversifying Beyond Jan/San





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


THE GREENING OF FLOOR PADS – October 2017
Floor Pads Can Earn Green Seal’s GS-20 Certification




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 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



GREEN CLEANING LAWS MAKE PROGRESS – September 2017
Legislation Mandating Green Cleaning In Schools Is Successful




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





DON’T DO WINDOWS? MAYBE IT’S TIME TO START – September 2017
Diversifying Into Window Cleaning Services





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



UPRIGHTS UNPLUGGED – September 2017
Battery Upright Vacuums Boost Productivity


– September 2017
Cordless Vacuums Improve Safety




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




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


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


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


ARE SERVICES DRAINING YOUR REVENUE? – September 2017
Are Value-added Services Worth Their Costs?


REPLACING MOPS WITH MACHINES REDUCES CONTAMINATION – August 2017
Case Study: Government Facilities Make Switch To Automated Equipment


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
Accurate Cleaning Frequencies Will Mitigate Complaints


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



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




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





BSCAI RECHRISTENS ITS ANNUAL CONVENTION – August 2017
BSCAI Las Vegas Conference Focuses On Education




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




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


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


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



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

– June 2017
Jan-Pro Discovers Backpack Vacuum Efficiency
When used properly, a backpack vacuum cleans two to three times faster than an upright


THE EVOLUTION OF GREEN CHEMICALS – June 2017
How Green Cleaning Chemicals Have Improved Through The Years




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




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


CLEARING THE AIR – June 2017
Top Misconceptions Of Hand Dryers


CLEARING THE AIR – June 2017
How To Choose Hand Dryers


CLEARING THE AIR – June 2017
What To Consider Before Purchasing Hand Dryers




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




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?






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




HIRING MILLENNIALS FOR SALES ROLES – May 2017
The Strategic Sell: How The Top Millennial Employees Compare To Veteran Reps
Millennials are just like everyone else, so be careful when you hire

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


PRIOR TO PURCHASING – May 2017
Biggest Mistakes With Floor Pads And Brushes


PRIOR TO PURCHASING – May 2017
What Differentiates Floor Pads And Brushes


PRIOR TO PURCHASING – May 2017
Controlling Spending With Floor Pads And Brushes


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


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



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

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







– 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


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



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




– April 2017
Sharing IoT Data



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

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

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


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

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






MICROMANAGING FLOOR CARE – February 2017
ROI Of Small Floor Machines


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


ACHIEVING MAXIMUM POTENTIAL – February 2017
ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2016 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


A QUICK AND EASY WAY TO CLEAN GLASS – November 2016
Case Study: A New Way To Clean Glass


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



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

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

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


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



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






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


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


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


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




FROM THE EDITOR – October 2016
Seeking Sales Leaders


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


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


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



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

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




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




FROM THE EDITOR – September 2016
Competing Against AmazonBusiness In B2B Ecommerce


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


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



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



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


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

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


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

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








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




NEW FLOOR PADS ADD TO THE PLETHORA OF OPTIONS – June 2016
Choosing The Correct Floor Pad




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



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




DOWN AND DIRTY: SCHOOL SECURITY IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE – June 2016
Consider Employee Background Screening When Staffing Schools


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





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


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




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


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


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





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



COMMERCIAL VACUUMS WORTH THE HIGHER PRICE POINT – April 2016
Comparing Consumer And Commercial Vacuums




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



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


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



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


FATIGUE IN THE WORKPLACE – May 2016
Preventing Worker Fatigue



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



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




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





DEPARTMENT TAKES CHARGE AND MAINTAINS QUALITY – April 2016
Protecting Microfiber Through Proper Laundering


DEPARTMENT TAKES CHARGE AND MAINTAINS QUALITY – April 2016
Proven Results For Protecting Microfiber



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


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





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







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


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


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
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





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




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




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


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




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


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


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


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



– September 2015
Custom Vs. Stock Floor Mats


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
A Flare For Jan/san Sales



– September 2015
Avoiding Family Business Issues



– 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


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


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




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
Where To Shop For Floor And Carpet Equipment


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


BSCAI’S EXTRA SPECIAL ANNUAL CONVENTION – September 2015
BSCAI Celebrates 50th Anniversary In Las Vegas



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




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


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


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


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




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 GROUPS ROUNDTABLE – June 2015
Advantages Of Group Purchasing



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




SOAPS FOR VULNERABLE OCCUPANTS – May 2015
Mild Soaps Prove Best For Children, Elderly





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


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





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


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


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




HOW DOES YOUR SALARY COMPARE? – May 2015
A Benchmark For Custodial Manager Salaries


HOW DOES YOUR SALARY COMPARE? – May 2015
Why People Become Custodial Executives


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















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


MULTIPURPOSE MACHINES – April 2015
Identifying Alternate Carpet Extractor Functions





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


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
Lessons From Successful Hand Hygiene Programs


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


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


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



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
Hiring Janitors Who Will Stay





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



SLAM-DUNK PARTNERSHIP – February 2015
Geneva College Calls On Hillyard For Its Historic Gym Floor




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


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




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


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


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




– November 2014
Ask For Employee Feedback




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


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


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




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


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


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


SUSTAINABLE SUDS – October 2014
LEED v4 Requires Green Laundry Programs








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


DISPOSABLE MICROFIBER IS GREAT IN INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES – October 2014
Microfiber Mops Make For Healthy, Happy Employees






BRIGHT IDEAS – October 2014
Save Energy to Save Money



– October 2014
The Value of Day Cleaning



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








TREAT HIRING AS YOUR BIGGEST PURCHASING DECISION – October 2014
Hiring Decisions Are The Same As Purchasing Decisions


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



STANDING UP FOR DETROIT – September 2014
Hercules And Hercules Refuses To Give Up On Detroit




– 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


FROM THE EDITOR – August 2014
Customer Service Is Crucial For Day Cleaning


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







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


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





E-STRATEGIES THAT CLICK – August 2014
Encouraging Jan/San e-Commerce











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




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






ADDRESSING COMMON FLOOR CARE MYTHS – August 2014
Clearing Up Floor Cleaning Myths




MFG ROUNDTABLE: GREEN ROOTED DEEP, IMPORTANCE WILL ONLY GROW – August 2014
How Popular Is Green Cleaning?







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
Hand Dryer Manufacturers Address the 'Water Issue'


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


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
Determing 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






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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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




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


HE’D RATHER BE (ICE) FISHING – February 2014
Freetime: Jerry Gibbs, Nilfisk-Advance


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



THE CHAMELEON – February 2014
2013 Sales Leader: Jason Jones, Cavalier Inc.


SPREADING THE WEALTH – February 2014
2013 Sales Leader: Paul Rebner, Waxie Sanitary Supply


THE TEAM PLAYER – February 2014
2013 Sales Leader: Jim Sinn, Dalco



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


– February 2014
Does A Snow Day Mean No Pay?


EDITORIAL – February 2014
#SochiFail Proves Power Of Social Media


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


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



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


CHOOSE THE CARROT OVER THE STICK – February 2014
Use Sales Goals To Reward, Not Punish, Sales Reps


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