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FIVE TIPS FOR BETTER BIDS – November 2019
Accurate Bidding And Estimating Key To Bottomline Growth


AWARDING SERVICE – November 2019
A Cleaning Company That Gives Back


AWARDING SERVICE – November 2019
BSCAI Names Its Employee Of The Year


CLEANING UP RECYCLING – November 2019
Contaminated Waste Harms Business, Sustainability Efforts






GOOGLE GOES WITH GREEN CLEANING – November 2019
Google's Green Cleaning Initiative Started Out Rough









A LESS TOXIC APPROACH TO INFECTION CONTROL – November 2019
Cleaning And Disinfecting Must Be Done In Two Steps









CURATING KNOWLEDGE HELPS UNLEASH IT – November 2019
Search The Web Strategically For Green Cleaning Products







HAND DRYER MUST-HAVES – November 2019
What Attributes To Look For In A Hand Dryer


HAND DRYER MUST-HAVES – November 2019
Some Desire Hand Dryers With HEPA Filters


EMBRACING MICROFIBER – November 2019
Transitioning To Microfiber Mops


EMBRACING MICROFIBER – November 2019
Microfiber Promotes Efficiency, Ergonomics





SHOULD JANITORS RECEIVE RAISES EACH YEAR? – October 2019
When To Give Janitors High Wages











AVOIDING RESTROOM TROUBLES – November 2019
Top Restroom Cleaning Challenges


REDUCING WORKER INJURIES – November 2019
Trim On-The-Job Accidents


REDUCING WORKER INJURIES – November 2019
Dodging Chemical Hazards








PROTECTING CLIENTS DURING COLD AND FLU SEASON – October 2019
How To Start An Infection Control Program








HOW THE JANITOR CAME TO BE – October 2019
A Tribute To Janus, The Keeper Of Keys





INCREASING THE CIRCULARITY OF FACILITIES LIFE – October 2019
Products As A Service Promotes Cleaning Efficiency


BACK TO VEGAS FOR BSCAI – October 2019
Annual BSCAI Event Boasts Meaningful Education



SHOWCASES, SEMINARS AND SLOTS – October 2019
Getting To Know The ISSA Show Speakers












BENEFITS OF ERGONOMICS – October 2019
Training Emphasizes Mopping Ergonomics


THE CONDUCTOR – October 2019
EBP Supply Solutions Lead With Vision And Hustle






LOOKING OUTSIDE OF JAN/SAN – October 2019
Diversified Lines Offer Jan/San Distributors New Revenue Sources















PULLING THE PLUG – October 2019
Embrace Cordless Vacuum Cleaners


PULLING THE PLUG – October 2019
The Benefit Of Cordless Backpacks


PULLING THE PLUG – October 2019
JanSan Distributors Know Their Cordless Vacuums


CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
Cleaning Prevents School Sickness And Absenteeism


CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
Fighting Infections In Healthcare Facilities


CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
The Importance Of Cleaning In Foodservice Areas


CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
What Slips And Falls Can Cost Facilities


CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
Prevent Spread Of Infection In Commercial Businesses




CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
Statistics That Justify Cleaning Costs And Investments








– 10/17/2019
4M Makes Staffing Changes




















– 10/8/2019
Brady Assists Nonprofits








WHICH REP FOR THE JOB? – September 2019
Who Needs Outside Sales Reps
















ESTABLISHING STAFF ENGAGEMENT – September 2019
Six Steps To Successful Staff Engagement














EMBRACING ROBOTIC FLOOR SCRUBBERS – September 2019
Autonomous Cleaning Equipment Helps Facilities In A Big Way


EMBRACING ROBOTIC FLOOR SCRUBBERS – September 2019
Workers Respond To Robotic Floor Equipment


THE POWER OF PEER GROUPS – August 2019
With Peer Groups, BSCs Don't Go It Alone


– 9/17/2019
AHE Presents Awards





SECURE STRONG HIRES – September 2019
Promoting Employee Benefits To Potential Hires


FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – August 2019
Employee Onboarding Vital For BSCs









CLEANING ON THE FIRST SHIFT – August 2019
Vacuum Helps Make The Switch To Day Cleaning


OVERCOMING HURDLES – September 2019
Management Advice On Cleaning Struggles



WHAT CUSTOMERS WANT – August 2019
The Ideal BSC According to Facility Executives







THE RISE OF ROBOTS – August 2019
Automation An Asset To Janitor


FREETIME – August 2019
Making Sales And Milking Cows


– 9/3/2019
How IAQ Impacts Lives








SHOULD YOU ‘CRUSH’ YOUR COMPETITION? – August 2019
Support Your Industry 'Rivals'













































DISINFECT FASTER WITH ELECTROSTATIC TECHNOLOGY – June 2019
Electrostatic Sprayers Reduce Sickness, Save Time










BE AN ELITE BSC – June 2019
Can Cleaning Accounts Be Too Small?













END USERS NEED HELP WITH BATTERY CARE – June 2019
Distributors Should Teach Customers About Battery Use



– June 2019
Wet-cell Battery Worries















MANAGING CLEANING EXPECTATIONS – June 2019
How Home Economics Helped Shape The Profession Of Clean


THE STRATEGIC SELL – June 2019
Closing Sales Is Overrated





FACILITY FOCUS: CREATING A BETTER FAN EXPERIENCE – June 2019
High-Speed Hand Dryers Keep Restrooms Clean And Long Lines Moving Quickly


FACILITY FOCUS: CREATING A BETTER FAN EXPERIENCE – June 2019
Gillette Stadium Sustainability Efforts


TIME TO EMBRACE DASHBOARD SOFTWARE – June 2019
Fix Flaws With Business Intelligence Dashboard Software



FACES OF THE FRONTLINE – June 2019
Chicago Day Porter Known For Kindness, Hard Work


TACKLING TENACIOUS HAIS – June 2019
Hospital Acquired Infections Drive Cleaning Demand


TACKLING TENACIOUS HAIS – June 2019
Train Staff On Proper Cleaning And Disinfecting


TACKLING TENACIOUS HAIS – June 2019
Disinfecting Processes That Reduce HAIs


FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – June 2019
Award To Recognize The Next Generation Of BSC Leaders


SMART DISPENSERS REQUIRE SMART DISTRIBUTORS – June 2019
Time To Promote The IoT-Equipped Restroom




PREPARING TOMORROW’S LEADERS – June 2019
Strategies To Identify And Build Future Cleaning Managers


PREPARING TOMORROW’S LEADERS – June 2019
Prepare Prospective Cleaning Leaders




IS YOUR RECYCLING PROGRAM IN THE DUMPS? – June 2019
Create Recycling Programs That Work


IS YOUR RECYCLING PROGRAM IN THE DUMPS? – June 2019
The History Of Recycling


IS YOUR RECYCLING PROGRAM IN THE DUMPS? – June 2019
Reduce Recycling Contamination


IS YOUR RECYCLING PROGRAM IN THE DUMPS? – June 2019
Financial Benefits Of Proper Recycling Programs



2019 MANAGEMENT SURVEY – June 2019
Cleaning Executives Comment On Management Priorities


2019 MANAGEMENT SURVEY – June 2019
Survey Outlines Facility Cleaning Budgets


2019 MANAGEMENT SURVEY – June 2019
Cleaning Managers Outline Purchasing Trends


2019 MANAGEMENT SURVEY – June 2019
Staffing Challenges Many Cleaning Departments Face


INDUSTRY STATISTICS – April 2019
2019 Building Service Contractor Market Report


IN THE FIELD – April 2019
High Vacuuming Improves Indoor Air Quality





CATCHING GHOST EMPLOYEES – April 2019
A Form Of Payroll Fraud That Is Frightening



FACES OF THE FRONTLINE – April 2019
Chicago Janitor Keeps Coworkers, Customers Happy



BRANDING THE RESTROOM – April 2019
Customized Soap Dispensers Help School Show Pride



VACUUM SUCCESS – April 2019
Productivity Gains Of Backpack Vacuums


A UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS FOR CUSTODIANS – April 2019
Custodians Deserve Equal Treatment


PUT IT IN DRIVE – April 2019
Laws, Labor Market Causing Truck Driver Shortage






NAVIGATING THE OCEAN OF INDOOR PLASTIC – April 2019
How Departments Can Reduce Their Environmental Imprint








– April 2019
Communicating Value


FROM THE EDITOR – April 2019
Clean Buildings Expo Impresses


ZEROING IN ON GERMS – April 2019
Top Hiding Spots For Germs And Bacteria


ZEROING IN ON GERMS – April 2019
Schools Tackle Germ Hotspots


COACHING IS CRITICAL – April 2019
Sales Managers Must Provide More Direction


– April 2019
Trust The Sales Process


GROWING A GREEN PROGRAM – April 2019
Survey: Green Cleaning Trends


GROWING A GREEN PROGRAM – April 2019
Where Sustainable Practices Fit In Facilities


GROWING A GREEN PROGRAM – April 2019
Survey Dives Into Green Certifications


GROWING A GREEN PROGRAM – April 2019
Green, Sustainable Survey Outlines Cleaning Trends




FROM THE EDITOR – March 2019
Amazon Strikes Jan/San Distributors Again




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


APPEALING TO CUSTOMERS – February 2019
Why BSCs Should Embrace Sustainability



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





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


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




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


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





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




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


GET READY TO VOTE – February 2019
Distributor Choice Awards Near




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



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


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


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



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


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



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


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


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


FROM THE EDITOR – November 2018
IoT Takes A Step Forward


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
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



– October 2018
Features Make The Website


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


– October 2018
ISSA Voices Concern


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


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



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



– September 2018
Leaving A Legacy







WHY WATER WORKS – September 2018
Cleaning Managers Embrace Engineered Water




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



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


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


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



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





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


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





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 STRATEGIC SELL – August 2018
B2B Trends Reshaping Inside Sales


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



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














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






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
Reduce Labor Costs With Electrostatic Cleaners




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






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




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



HIRING THE RIGHT MANAGER – April 2018
Identifying Desirable Leadership Qualities


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


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





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





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
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



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







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
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


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




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







– November 2017
Changing Office Spaces



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


– November 2017
Selling Floor Cleaning Robots




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



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




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


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


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


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



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


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


UPRIGHTS UNPLUGGED – September 2017
Battery Upright Vacuums Boost Productivity



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



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


ROBOTS ROAM THE HALLS – September 2017
Cleaning Merges With Technology


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


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


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


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


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


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




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


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



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


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




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


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




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


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


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


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


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


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




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


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





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




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



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



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




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

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







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


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


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


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





– 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

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


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



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


A QUICK READ ON RELATIONSHIP BUILDING – November 2016
Book Club: New Simon Sinek Book Teaches Teamwork
“Together Is Better” is a new way of communicating the inspirational about purposeful living and work



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

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



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

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

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




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




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



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




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


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


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

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


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


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
Tips To Applying Ice Melt


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


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



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


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


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


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





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

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


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



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




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





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


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


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



LEADING A MOVEMENT – June 2016
Implementing A Green Cleaning Program


LEADING A MOVEMENT – June 2016
Promoting Healthy Cleaning Practices



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




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



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


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



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



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
The Future Of Floor Pads



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




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








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



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


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



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



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







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





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





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



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


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




– September 2015
Avoiding Family Business Issues




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


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


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


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



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








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







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


– June 2015
Why Join A Buying Group?



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


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


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


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







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


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


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


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




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




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




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


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




– April 2015
Super Bowl Setup



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


PROTECTING THE MICROFIBER INVESTMENT – April 2015
Tips To Laundering Microfiber


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


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


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



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



– February 2015
How To Clean Window Blinds



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


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


– February 2015
Holding Employees Accountable



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




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





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



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


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


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


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



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



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



– 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


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


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


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


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


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






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





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


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


SCENTS AND SENSIBILITY – October 2014
Bad Smells Leave Bad Impressions


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



SIMPLIFYING REBATES – October 2014
Use Distribution Software To Track Rebates







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






FINDING BEAUTY IN A RESTROOM STAPLE – September 2014
Freetime: Richard Weiss, Owner of Weiss Bros., Collects Antique Toilet Paper






– September 2014
Detroit Files For Bankruptcy





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




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






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




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




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



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





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


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


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









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


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








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



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






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
Infection Control Training Is Key To Success


BUYING GROUPS – June 2014
Spring Conference Season A Success


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?


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


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


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


PROTECTING PASSENGERS – April 2014
Preventing Infection In Transportation Centers


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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
Choosing Between Battery Or Corded Vacuums



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


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


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



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


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


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


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


LEARN BIG IDEAS IN THE BIG APPLE – February 2014
WFBSC 2014 Congress Comes To New York




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


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


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


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


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

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


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



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


SUSTAINABLE COURSE – February 2014
Prioritizing Green Building And Maintenance Initiatives


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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




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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



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


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


NONPROFIT PROFILE: CLEANING FOR A (GOOD) REASON – November 2013
Cleaning For A Reason Launches As Nationwide Nonprofit


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


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


BOOK CLUB: BOUNDARIES FOR LEADERS – November 2013
Learn To Be A Great Business Leader


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


COVER STORY: GIANT COMPETITION – November 2013
Online Retailer Amazon Enters The Janitorial Supply Market


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


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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 – November 2013
LEED Gets A Makeover


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



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




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


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


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


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



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


MARKETING: BE SOCIAL – September 2013
Social Media Tips


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


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


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


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




GHS COUNTDOWN – September 2013
Global Commerce Drives GHS Chemical Labeling


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


GHS COUNTDOWN – September 2013
Learning The GHS Glossary



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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT – August 2013
Creating Sustainable Cleaning Bids


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT – August 2013
Embracing Sustainable Practices In Business



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




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


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


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


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


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




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





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




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


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


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


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



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



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


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


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


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



STRENGTH IN NUMBERS – August 2013
Cleaning Public Schools In Chicago


STRENGTH IN NUMBERS – August 2013
Purchasing And Practicing Green Cleaning In Schools


STRENGTH IN NUMBERS – August 2013
Cutbacks at Chicago Public Schools


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



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


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





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



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


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



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


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


SHOPPING FOR A SUSTAINABLE VACUUM – June 2013
A Durable Vacuum Is A Sustainable One


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





BUNDLING YOUR BRAND – June 2013
Private Label Lines Are Growing


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND – June 2013
Selling Private Label Cleaning Products


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND – June 2013
Product Bundling As Business Protection


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND – June 2013
Marketing Private Label Lines




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












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




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


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

HEALTHCARE CLEANING – June 2013
Challenges Of Infection Control Cleaning


HEALTHCARE CLEANING – June 2013
Building Healthcare Cleaning Services


HEALTHCARE CLEANING – June 2013
Monitoring Infection Control Cleaning Results


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

2013 READER SURVEY – June 2013
Trends In Green and Sustainability


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



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




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


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



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



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


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



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


BLOWN AWAY – June 2013
Hand Dryers Offer Green Benefits







BLOWN AWAY – June 2013
Financial Benefits of Hand Dryers











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


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



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




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


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


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


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


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


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




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







TRACKING TRENDS WITH ERP – May 2013
Tapping into ERP Intelligence


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



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










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



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













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




THE SOCIAL NETWORK – April 2013
Social Profiling


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


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


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


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







WARNING SIGNS – April 2013
OSHA HazCom Rules are Changing





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



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


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




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


PREVENT SLIPS AND FALLS AS A VALUE-ADDED SERVICE – April 2013
Certified Distributors Can Provide Walkway Audits




















– February 2013
Spec’ing the Collaborative Workplace
The colloaborative workplace demands a new bidding process for BSCs

– February 2013
Cleaning the Collaborative Workspace
As commercial offices create a more collaborative workspace, BSCs must rethink cleaning specs


– February 2013
Changing Spaces: The Rise of the Collaborative Office
What began in Silicon Valley has changed office spaces across the country

– February 2013
Embracing Service Tracking Software Takes Time
Employees must be trained and comfortable with the technology



– February 2013
Janitorial Inspection Software Gives Held’s Janitorial an Edge
BSCs use janitorial inspection software to streamline business and improve customer relations

– February 2013
BSCs Improve Business with Cleaning Inspection Software Programs
Provides owners, customers with valuable data and solutions

– February 2013
Alternatives to Lawsuits: Mediation and Arbitration
Understand to the difference between mediation and arbitration and avoid the cost of defending a lawsuit

– February 2013
BSC Book Review: Maximum Achievement
Maximum Achievement by Brian Tracy provides BSCs with steps to sucess






– February 2013
Freetime: Tim W. Laughlin, Sunburst Chemicals
Tim W. Laughlin, vice president, product development for Sunburst Chemicals, is a hockey goalie















– February 2013
When And Where Disinfection Is Needed
Answers to some of the most common disinfection questions

– February 2013
Alcohol vs. Non-alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers
Defining quat-based hand sanitizers and how they work





– February 2013
2012 Sales Leader: Veronica Segovia, Baron Chemical Co., Inc.
Veronica is the definition of a hard worker: Not only is she a sales rep, but she also is the purchasing manager

TOP 5 SALES LEADERS – February 2013
2012 Sales Leader: Steve Bergholtz, AmSan
Steve Bergholtz had dreams of playing professional hockey. When he did not make the NHL, Steve fueled his competitiveness into sales.

– February 2013
Magic Of Cleaning With Microfiber
Michigan State University successfully transitioned to cleaning with microfiber

– February 2013
Minimizing Cross-Contamination While Cleaning
Tips to reduce cross-contamination when using cleaning cloths or mops
































– November 2012
Microfiber Technology And Its Return On Investment
Microfiber technology increases productivity for custodial departments



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


– November 2012
Calculating The ROI of Microfiber Cleaning
The financial and health ROI associated with microfiber cleaning



– November 2012
Distributor Partnerships That Benefit Facility Executives
Distributor partnerships that are based on training, products and processes will go a long way to help departments

– November 2012
Building Trust Between Distributors and Facility Executives
Building trust and better distributor relationships pays big dividends for custodial organizations


– November 2012
Tablets: The Best Of Both Worlds
Tablet computers meld aspects of computers and smartphones, making them intuitive business tools

– November 2012
Department Of Energy Project Takes Sustainability To A New Level
Team Clean Inc.'s headquarters is part of a unique project, the EEB Hub

– November 2012
A Small Marketing Budget Will Kill A Start-Up Company
It can take years to land enough clients to be profitable. Without a budget for sales and marketing, companies are doomed to fail

– November 2012
Bicycle Laundry Service Fits With Team Clean's Green Mission
Philadelphia's Wash Cycle Laundry delivers on its green promise

– November 2012
BSC Showcases Green Cleaning Program At New Philadelphia Art Museum
Team Clean Inc., led by Donna Allie, cleans the LEED-Platinum certified Barnes Foundation museum in Philadelphia





– November 2012
Sustainable Recycling At Philip Rosenau Co. Includes Cleaning Equipment
All totaled, the janitorial supply distributor has diverted 51 tons of material from landfills in the last two years

– November 2012
Kelsan's Energy Efficient Warehouse Cuts Energy Consumption In Half
The award-winning lighting reduces annual energy costs by $30,000

– November 2012
Warehouse Solar Panels At H.T. Berry Pays Dividends To The Environment And Company Bottom Line
Forward-thinking customers have pushed the janitorial supply distributor into innovative sustainable initiatives

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – November 2012
How To Brighten VCT Tile
Bring dull and stained VCT tile back to life with these tips


– November 2012
Foley Distributing's Closed Loop Recycling Partnership Sets The Mark For Waste Management
The Power of Three closed loop recycling program is an award-winning partnership between Foley, Casella Waste Systems and SCA Tissue






– November 2012
NLRB Decisions Impact Non-Union Companies
Changes affect union postings, social media, firing employees, investigations and elections




– November 2012
Taking A Bite Out Of Bed Bugs
Victory Centre of Joliet lived up to its name after a recent bout with bed bugs


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – November 2012
Multi-Surface Floor Cleaning: The Best Facilities For Combination Machines
Advice on the best facilities in which to use combination floor equipment, and proper cleaning methods for carpet tiles

– November 2012
Janitorial Buying Groups Provide Networking Benefits At Member Conferences
Distributors come together at buying group meetings to network, learn industry trends and have fun


– November 2012
Floor Finishes That Help Reduce The Need To Strip
Using new technologies in floor finishes helps reduce the need for stripping, saving valuable budget dollars

– November 2012
Reduce Costs And Improve Perception With Quality Floor Finishes
New technologies in floor finish save budget dollars and preserve the look and life of flooring







– October 2012
Help Sales Reps Embrace Mobile Devices And Software
Not all employees are tech-savvy. How distributors are getting buy-in for mobile devices and software

– October 2012
Mobile Sales Tools and Software Support The Selling Process
Technology can help salespeople save time and close more deals



– September 2012
Going Green: Executive-Level Sustainability Jobs On The Rise
Sustainability leadership positions are the latest to join executive ranks at contract cleaning companies




– September 2012
Slip-And-Fall Standards Provide Protection For BSCs
A closer look at the role janitorial contractors play in reducing the risk of slip-and-fall accidents

– September 2012
Carpet Care: Cleaning Cutbacks Without Compromise
Establish carpet care programs that won't suck the life out of carpets — or the funds out of budgets






– September 2012
Big Box Retail Stores Targeting Jan/San
Distributors have been competing with big box stores for years, but now the national retailers are increasing their reach in the cleaning industry

– September 2012
Big Box Stores: How Distributors Can Still Compete
National retailers want a piece of the jan/san market. How distributors can fight back to keep their customers






– September 2012
Green Foodservice Supplies: Targeting The Right Customer
Sustainable and compostable foodservice supplies have a growing, but specific customer base

– September 2012
Foodservice Disposables Going Green
From cups to containers, environmentally friendly foodservice disposables can be recycled or composted once used

– September 2012
Three Warehouse Inventory Management Tools
Voice picking, pick to light and RFID can help create more accurate and productive warehouses

– September 2012
Bar Coding Systems Improve Warehouse Accuracy and Productivity
Get a better handle on inventory management with bar coding technology

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – September 2012
When To Empty Dirty Mop Water
Janitors should try and separate clean from dirty water, but when they can’t, water should be changed frequently

COVER STORY – September 2012
Ada Baldwin and the UNCG Put People First
Ada Baldwin and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro put employees first to fashion an award-winning housekeeping team

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – September 2012
Mop And Bucket Advantages Over Small Autoscrubbers
Plus, alternatives to cotton mops

– August 2012
Bulk Soap Dispensers: Examining The Potential For Bacterial Contamination
Study discovers contamination even in soaps with preservatives meant to prevent it


– August 2012
Treating Bed Bugs
Custodial departments can use equipment already in their arsenal when treating bed bugs

– August 2012
Distributors Can Sync Electronic Signature Software With ERP System
Signature capture can be run as an app on smartphones


– August 2012
Three Major PPACA Provisions That Will Impact BSCs
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, has three big provisions going into affect through 2014. Start planning now




– August 2012
PPACA Health Care Reform Timeline, 2012-2014
Heading into 2014, employers need to be implementing certain parts of PPACA



– August 2012
Health Care Reform: Key Terms
Here are key terms that are essential to understanding Obamacare and its implications.

– August 2012
Obamacare: Could It Decrease Outsourcing?
A BSC examines the ultimate long-term threat that customers will stop outsourcing their cleaning services.

– August 2012
Campus Sustainability Is A Strong Focus at Ohio State University
Custodial Services emphasize training in order to perfect the goals of campus sustainability

– August 2012
Obamacare: The Un-Affordable Care Act
BSCs face the financial implications of complying with Obamacare.

– August 2012
Implementing Change At Ohio State University
Updating products and technology has proved beneficial for Ohio State University facilities


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – August 2012
Battery-Powered Vacuum: Why Cordless Machines Aren't Prevalent In The Market
While the industry waits for battery-powered vacuums, what is the proper way to roll up a vacuum cord?

– August 2012
Royal Corp. Values Customer And Employee Relationships
Significant relationships with customers and employees have fueled Royal Corp.’s growth into a national distributor







– June 2012
The Benefits of Warehouse Rewards
Improve productivity by rewarding warehouse workers for exceptional job performance

– June 2012
Starting A Warehouse Incentive Program
Labor management systems can help establish benchmarks needed for a warehouse incentive program


FEATURE – June 2012
Extending Floor Pad Life
Techniques that will prolong the life of a floor pad

– June 2012
Coverall's New CEO
Rick Ascolese takes over Coverall Health-Based Cleaning Systems




– June 2012
Microfiber Mops: Increasing Employee Productivity
Calculating return on investment with microfiber mopping systems

FEATURE – June 2012
Choosing Floor Pads By Shape And Color
Pairing floor pads with the appropriate application is made easy with shape and color consistency



– June 2012
Microfiber Cleaning: Just The Facts
How switching to microfiber cloths and mops can raise the bar on cleaning

– June 2012
Developing A Sales Compensation Plan for Inexperienced Reps
When compensating new or inexperienced sales reps is it best to go with salary or commission?


– 6/26/20