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IAQ AND CLEAN CARPETS – August 2021
Health Benefits Of Vacuum Cleaners


IAQ AND CLEAN CARPETS – August 2021
Assisting End Users With Vacuum Maintenance












A RETURN TO CARPET CARE – June 2021
Keeping a Carpet Cleaning Schedule


A RETURN TO CARPET CARE – June 2021
Promoting A Carpet Care Budget


A RETURN TO CARPET CARE – June 2021
Health Benefits Of A Carpet Care Program





CASE STUDY – June 2021
Delivering A Superior Clean


NO SURFACE LEFT BEHIND – June 2021
Floor Care Key To Hygienic Restrooms



FOLLOWING THE STEPS – June 2021
Floor Care Tips As Facilities Reopen


FOLLOWING THE STEPS – June 2021
Machine Maintenance Prevents Infection Spread


FOLLOWING THE STEPS – June 2021
What To Look For During Floor Machine Inspection


FOLLOWING THE STEPS – June 2021
Disinfecting Floors Can Cause Harm








SELECTING THE RIGHT BACKPACK VACUUM – April 2021
Tips For Purchasing Backpack Vacuums


SELECTING THE RIGHT BACKPACK VACUUM – April 2021
Ergonomic Backpack Vacuum Features


SELECTING THE RIGHT BACKPACK VACUUM – April 2021
Battery Vs. Corded Vacuums


CLEANING SMARTER – April 2021
Software Simplifies Dispenser Upkeep, Workflow




PREVENT THE HAZARD – April 2021
How To Select Floor Mats


TAKING CHARGE – April 2021
Distributor Guidance Key To Battery Care


A HOLISTIC HANDWASHING APPROACH – April 2021
Hand Hygiene Tips For Healthcare Facilities




A HOLISTIC HANDWASHING APPROACH – April 2021
Key Locations For Hand Sanitizer Stations



CASE STUDY – April 2021
Vacuums Help Modernize Campus Cleaning










QUALITY FLOOR CARE PROGRAMS PREVENT GERMS, PROMOTE HEALTH – February 2021
Certified Products Prevent Greenwashing



RECALCULATING FACILITY FLOOR CARE PLANS – February 2021
Distributor Consulting Key To Facility Floor Care


RECALCULATING FACILITY FLOOR CARE PLANS – February 2021
Robotic Cleaning Equipment ROI


RECALCULATING FACILITY FLOOR CARE PLANS – February 2021
Data Management Boosts Floor Care Efficiency




OPTIMIZED VACUUMS PROMOTE IAQ – February 2021
Vacuum Setup Key To Quality Carpet Care
















ADDING VALUE WITH VACUUM SERVICES – November 2020
Free Services Lead To Revenue







KEEPING A FOCUS ON FLOOR CARE – November 2020
Revisiting Service, Product Opportunities Amid Reopening


KEEPING A FOCUS ON FLOOR CARE – November 2020
Pandemic Drives Disinfectant Demands


CLEAN STARTS WITH CLEAN MACHINES – November 2020
Machine Cleaning Programs Minimize Pathogens








RESEARCHING ROBOTICS – October 2020
Robotic Cleaning Boosts Daily Efficiency


RESEARCHING ROBOTICS – October 2020
Manufacturer Collaboration Ensures Proper Maintenance





MASTER YOUR MOPPING SYSTEM – September 2020
Experts Analyze Mopping Options








OPTIMIZING FLOOR CARE – August 2020
Keys To A Successful Floor Care Program



OPTIMIZING FLOOR CARE – August 2020
Robotic Equipment Expands Staff Capability






CARPET RESTORATION REQUIREMENTS – June 2020
Assessing Damage For Proper Carpet Restoration







INTRODUCING THE WINNERS – June 2020
Cleaning Equipment And Accessories Winners





A JOURNEY TO HEALTHY FLOORING PROGRAMS – June 2020
Steps For Considering A Floor Plan Change


TARGETING HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTION HOTSPOTS – June 2020
Cleaning Soft Surfaces In Healthcare Facilities


TARGETING HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTION HOTSPOTS – June 2020
Consistent Protocol Key To Infection Control




– 6/5/2020
3M Appoints New CFO





CORDED VS. CORDLESS CONSIDERATIONS – April 2020
BSC Vacuum Selection Depends On Price, Facility Type


CORDED VS. CORDLESS CONSIDERATIONS – April 2020
Corded Vs. Cordless Vacuum Features


CORDED VS. CORDLESS CONSIDERATIONS – April 2020
Manufacturers, Distributors Serve As Vacuum Selection Resources







CLEANING CHALLENGES OF UNFAMILIAR FLOORS – February 2020
Unique Cleaning Requirements For Different Floors



CARING FOR THE KIDS – February 2020
Jan/San Employee Combats Child Maltreatment



VETTING YOUR VACUUM SELECTION – February 2020
Productivity And Ergonomic Considerations





TAKING PAUSE FOR PAWS – February 2020
Prepare Indoor Matting For Outdoor Moisture




EVOLVING WITH EVS – February 2020
Determining EVS Protocol In Healthcare Facilities




VETTING YOUR VACUUM SELECTION – February 2020
Facility Size, Safety Concerns Dictate Vacuum Investments


WHEN TO GO ROBOTIC – February 2020
When Customers Need Robotic Floor Care Machines



VETTING YOUR VACUUM SELECTION – February 2020
Distributors And Manufacturers Offer Vacuum Expertise










ELECTROSTATIC PROVIDES EXTRA PROTECTION DURING FLU SEASON – November 2019
How One BSC Prevents Illness Using Electrostatic Tech





– 12/5/2019
Winter Carpet Care Tips



CARPET DRYING DEMYSTIFIED – November 2019
Protect Carpets With Proper Dry Times


CARPET DRYING DEMYSTIFIED – November 2019
Techniques To Speed Up Carpet Drying





CASE STUDY: GETTING A GRIP AT LONG JOHN SILVER'S – October 2019
Popular Retailer Capitalizes On Floor Matting



BENEFITS OF ERGONOMICS – October 2019
Ergonomics Promotes Safety, Boosts Morale




PUSHING CARTS – October 2019
Janitor Carts Present Selling Opportunity





CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
Fighting Infections In Healthcare Facilities


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







DON’T NEGLECT SOFT SURFACES IN PATIENT ROOMS – September 2019
Hospital Bed Mattress, Curtains Require Attention


DON’T NEGLECT SOFT SURFACES IN PATIENT ROOMS – September 2019
Alternatives To Disinfecting Soft Surfaces


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



– 9/17/2019
AHE Presents Awards


















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


INDUSTRY STATISTICS – April 2019
2019 Building Service Contractor Market Report



VACUUM SUCCESS – April 2019
Productivity Gains Of Backpack Vacuums




LEADERSHIP THROUGH THE LABRINTH – April 2019
Buying Groups Help Distributors Win In Healthcare


GIVING SLICK FLOORS THE SLIP – April 2019
Flooring Standards Facility Managers Should Know


GIVING SLICK FLOORS THE SLIP – April 2019
Steps To Improving Floor Safety


GIVING SLICK FLOORS THE SLIP – April 2019
Signs Stop Slips And Falls


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


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



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


FACILITY FOCUS – November 2018
Fighting Contamination In Recycling



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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





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


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


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


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


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


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



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


SHOPPING FOR CARTS – August 2018
Importance Of Organized Cleaning Carts














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



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





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





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


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


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


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


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






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





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


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


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




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


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


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


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


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









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


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


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



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


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


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



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

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


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


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


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


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

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

MICROMANAGING FLOOR CARE – February 2017
ROI Of Small Floor Machines


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

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


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



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




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

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


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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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

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

MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE – August 2016
Routine Extractor Maintenance Protects Equipment


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


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



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


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


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


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


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



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


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


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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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




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




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


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



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



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



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


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


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


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


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


PURCHASING THAT WON’T BREAK THE BANK – September 2015
Where To Shop For Floor And Carpet Equipment


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


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




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


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


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


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


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


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


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



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


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




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


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


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


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


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


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


MULTIPURPOSE MACHINES – April 2015
Identifying Alternate Carpet Extractor Functions




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


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


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



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


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


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


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


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


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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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




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




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


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


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


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


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


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


ICE MELT BEST PRACTICES – November 2014
Effectiveness of Ice Melt


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


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


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



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


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


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


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





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



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



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

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


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


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



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



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


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


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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


HEALTHCARE CLEANING – June 2014
Healthcare Markets Provide Opportunities for BSCs



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


HEALTHCARE CLEANING – June 2014
Documenting Hospital Cleaning and Hygiene Outcomes


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


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


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?


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
Prevent Germs With Hand Dryer Mats



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



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


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


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


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING – April 2014
Maintain Carpet Appearance


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


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


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


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


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


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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



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


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


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


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





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


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



DEBUGGING CARPETS – October 2013
Vacuums Aid In Pest Control


DEBUGGING CARPETS – October 2013
Control Pests With Carpet Extraction


DEBUGGING CARPETS – October 2013
Using Entrance Matting To Prevent Pests




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


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


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


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


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


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


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


UPCLOSE: 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
Disinfecting Child Care Centers






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


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


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


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


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




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


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



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


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


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


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




BLOWN AWAY – June 2013
Financial Benefits of Hand Dryers






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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



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


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





STANDARDIZING FLOOR MATS – April 2013
Matting That Reduces Slips, Trips And Falls





– February 2013
Carpet Encapsulation Keeps BSCs Profitable
Cost-effective method may reduce cleaning frequencies

– February 2013
Investing in a wide-area vacuum may help BSCs retain cleaning frequencies
Using a wide-area vacuum can clean more space, in less time


– February 2013
The Benefits of Urinal Mats
Outlining the features and benefits of urinal mats and how they contribute to cleaning initiatives



– February 2013
Cold vs. Hot Water Extractors
Does cold-water carpet extraction match up to hot’s cleaning power?

– February 2013
Urinal Mats Improve Restroom Appearance
Keep floors free from puddles and stains and prevent odors from ever becoming a problem

– February 2013
Benefits of Cold Water Carpet Extraction
May increase worker productivity and safety


CARPET CLEANING – February 2013
A Brief History of Cold Water Carpet Extraction
After hot water’s 20-year-reign, cold-water extraction is gaining steam

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


















SLIP AND FALL – November 2012
Slip-and-Fall Accidents More Prevalent In Healthcare Facilities
Jan/san distributors can help prevent slip-and-fall accidents by training janitorial staffs on proper facility maintenance

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – November 2012
Cold Water Extraction: Is It Effective On Carpets?
Manufacturers discuss cold water cleaning, and extraction tools for stairs and appropriate dry times







– September 2012
European Trolley Design Influencing The American Janitor Cart
Plus, advice on retrofitting older carts to meet modern cleaning demands

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – September 2012
Cleaning Cart Construction And Ergonomic Recommendations
Picking the right cleaning cart depends on the facility, task and user

– 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
Urinal Mat Selling Tips
Identifying the right customer markets for urinal mats

– September 2012
Tips For Simplifying Floor Stripping
Floor stripping is a labor-intensive process. Distributors offer tips for easing the workload

– September 2012
Strip Floors Less Often
Daily maintenance, matting and chemical-free scrubbing all help reduce the need for floor stripping



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

– August 2012
Benefits of Antibacterial Wipes in Health Care
Cedar Community supplies non-custodial staff with antibacterial wipes in an effort to help with interim cleaning







MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – June 2012
Green Floor Strippers: Addressing Efficacy
Green floor strippers usually work on all floor care chemicals, and a prolonged strip cycle is dependent on finish selection

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – June 2012
Using Enzyme Cleaners On Floors
Enzyme-based floor chemicals are becoming more popular with building service contractors





– April 2012
Subcontracting Pest Control Services
When diversifying into pest control, BSCs may want to consider partnering with a local pest management company


– April 2012
Adding Pest Control To Janitorial Operations
Integrated Pest Management allows BSCs to diversify into pest control services




– April 2012
Carpet Drying Times





– April 2012
Three Ways To Prolong Deep-Cleaning Carpet Extractions
Frequent vacuuming and spot-cleaning, as well as the use of encapsulation products can reduce the need for expensive extractions

– April 2012
The Evolution of Green Carpet Cleaning
Looking at the big picture in terms of green products and processes

– April 2012
Open Market For Disinfectant Wet Wipes
This convenient product is a fit for schools, healthcare facilities, retail and grocery stores, daycares and fitness centers




– April 2012
Fighting Infections With Proper Cleaning And Disinfecting
Housekeeping managers come clean about cleaning and disinfecting techniques that work in the fight against infections in hospitals


– February 2012
Preventative Carpet Maintenance Will Prevent Spots and Stains
Carpet spotting programs should begin with vacuuming dry soil

– February 2012
Meet Increased Carpet Spotting Demands With Team Cleaning
Budget cuts have reduced the number of deep cleaning carpet extractions, putting more emphasis on carpet spotting


– February 2012
Sorting Through The Trash
What to consider when purchasing recycling and waste receptacles









– November 2011
Carpet Care After A Disaster
Identifying the steps necessary to care for carpets following a disaster

– November 2011
Preventative Maintenance Protects Carpets
When it comes to water intrusion and carpet care, the best offense is a good defense


YOUR TWO CENTS – October 2011
How Often Do You Perform Cleaning Inspections?





– October 2011
Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning Techniques
Methods to keeping carpet care part of custodial programs



– September 2011
Choosing The Right Disinfectant Against C. diff In Healthcare Facilities
A closer look at products and processes that prevent cross-contamination

– September 2011
Tools To Evict Problem Birds




– July 2011
Maintaining Entryway Floors
Mats and flooring need regular cleaning to keep facilities looking pristine

– July 2011
Proper Matting Keeps Entryways Clean
The key to a clean facility is prevention both indoors and outside



MARKET PROFILE: EDUCATION – June 2011
In Schools, Cleaning For Health Prioritizes Children's Wellness
As outsourcing of educational accounts continues to rise, BSCs are developing partnerships by providing green expertise


– June 2011
Hospitals Target Infection Control Issues
Hospitals focus on providing safe environments through cleaning for health


– June 2011
Perfect Sales Pitches For Restroom Cleaning Machines
Savvy jan/san distributors should be taking advantage of a new market opportunity by pushing restroom cleaning machines

– June 2011
Sanitization Is Top Priority in Health Care
Hospitals focus on providing safe environments through cleaning for health




MARKET PROFILE – May 2011
Healthcare Accounts Require Dedication To Specialized Cleaning
Medical clinics, dental and doctor offices, surgical centers and imaging facilities are a lucrative niche

ASHKIN ON GREEN – May 2011
Sustainability Is Simply Good Business


IN THE NEWS – May 2011
USGBC Introduces LEED For Healthcare
Outlining environmentally responsible design and construction requirements for both new and existing buildings

UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE – May 2011
Making The Case For Combination Equipment
Scrubber-extractor and vacuum-sweeper units allow end users to clean both hard floors and carpeted surfaces with the same machine



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


UP CLOSE: JANITOR CARTS – April 2011
Matching Janitor Carts With Customers
Janitor carts offer plenty of 'bells and whistles' — cleaning departments need guidance from distributors to choose the right features

FEATURES – April 2011
Penny Wise, Pound Foolish
Extending the life of carpeting through proper maintenance and due diligence




SOAP – March 2011
The Biggest Soap Seller
Distributors find bulk soap sales are outpacing cartridge sales


COVER STORY – February 2011
Health Scare
How BSCs are preparing for possible implementation of health care reform legislation


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

UP CLOSE: VACUUMS – January 2011
Vacuums: Easy Riders
Ride-on sweeper vacuums have become efficient units for vacuuming large, carpeted facilities

UP CLOSE: FLOOR PADS – November 2010
Diamonds Are A Janitor's Best Friend
Diamond floor pads are growing in popularity as more facilities install concrete floors

UP CLOSE: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS – October 2010
Cleaning Around Sensitive Populations
Schools, healthcare facilities and even office buildings house vulnerable occupants that can be adversely affected by harsh chemicals

UP CLOSE: MATTING – October 2010
Stopping Slips, Trips and Falls
Proper placement and care of matting can help create safer flooring, especially for the elderly

UP CLOSE: FLOOR CARE – September 2010
Trending Towards Smaller Machines
Compact autoscrubbers have caught on in Europe. Is the United States ready for the economical opportunities these machines offer?

FEATURES – August 2010
Carpet Care: Cleaning Up A Controversial Issue
Proper techniques and pros and cons to bonnet cleaning



UP CLOSE: VACUUMS – April 2010
Quiet Carpet Care
Day cleaning is increasing the demand for low-decibel vacuums

FEATURES – April 2010
Carpet Care: Spotlighting Carpet Extraction
Manufacturers weigh in on proper extraction techniques and emerging trends


FEATURES – February 2010
Floor Care: Identifying Flooring Trends
Industry innovations lead to easy and healthy cleaning

UP CLOSE: FLOOR CARE – February 2010
Floor Stripper Chemistry Continues To Evolve
Environmentally friendly advancements to floor care chemicals have made them more appealing to customers

UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE – January 2010
Examining Green Carpet Care Chemicals
Today's third-party certifiers put chemicals through stringent testing in order to gain green certification

UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE – November 2009
Extracting Answers
A panel of industry experts solves common carpet cleaning questions

UP CLOSE: FLOOR CARE – November 2009
Applying European Trends To Floor Care
Help customers maintain floors faster and cheaper with a non-wet look


FEATURES – November 2009
Evolution Of Floor Care Chemicals
Advancements make green floor finishes and strippers more appealing to end users

UP CLOSE: FLOOR PADS – October 2009
Ensuring Floors Look Pristine
Educating end users on proper floor care procedures can help avoid costly mistakes



JANITOR CARTS – October 2009
What Does Your Cart Say About Your Business?



FEATURE – August 2009
Carpet Care Certifications
CRI answers the demand for environmental standards in carpet care equipment

UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE – July 2009
Cleaning Heavily-Soiled Carpeted Areas
The right blend of products and equipment can help keep customers' carpets in good standing order


FEATURE – June 2009
Floor Equipment: Cost Cutting In A Tough Economy
Comparing the cost of repairs with new purchases and making the most of floor care equipment

UP CLOSE: RESTROOM CARE – June 2009
Feminine Hygiene: The Untapped Market
Feminine hygiene products are often overlooked by purchasing agents

UP CLOSE: FLOOR CARE – June 2009
Cleaning With Water
Electrolyzed water and steam vapor systems allow end users to clean without chemicals


FEATURE – April 2009
Carpet Care From Start To Finish
From preparation to drying, end users outline the steps necessary to successfully care for carpets

FEATURE – February 2009
A Game Plan For Cleaning Gym Floors
Identifying best practices to maintaining and extending the life of "the hardwood"

UP CLOSE: FLOOR CARE – February 2009
Studying Up On School Floor-Care Programs
A variety of hard-surface floors makes for a complicated sale of floor-care chemicals in educational facilities

IN THE NEWS – February 2009
CRI Withdraws Support For GS-37


ASSOCIATION NEWS – February 2009
IEHA Signs Agreement With CRI


UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE – January 2009
Rising Demand For Certified Equipment And Chemicals
Customers are asking for approved products from the Carpet and Rug Institute. What sets them apart?

UP CLOSE: FLOOR CARE – December 2008
Putting Together A Winter Floor-care Program
Proper matting and daily maintenance plays a sizeable role in prevention against winter elements

FEATURE – November 2008
Carpet Care Chemicals: Extended Life Expectancy
A comprehensive maintenance program that includes the use of proper cleaning chemicals can prolong the life of a carpet

UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE – November 2008
Low-Moisture Techniques Gaining In Popularity
Carpets receive less water, dry faster and require fewer deep extractions

UP CLOSE: FLOOR PADS – November 2008
Selecting The Right Floor Pad
Determining the perfect type and composition depends on the task at hand

UP CLOSE – October 2008
Carpet Care: Breaking Down Carpet Chemicals
Distributors must help end users wade through the plethora of available products

OPERATIONSLOG: CARPET CARE – September 2008
Carpet Machines: Extending Their Lifespan
When filters clog, there is a loss of air flow, which can build up pressure, overheat the engine and damage the machine

FEATURE – July 2008
Carpet Equipment: Distributors Tout Low-Moisture Machines
End users can save on labor and chemicals while achieving better aesthetics, healthier facilities and longer carpet lives

ONE-ON-ONE – July 2008
From The NFL To Jan/San Distribution
After playing four years in the NFL, Brian Carpenter, CEO of Aries Supply Inc., has sucessfully tackled the jan/san industry

CERTIFICATION – July 2008
Certifications For BSCs Elevating The Industry
Third-party cleaning certifications growing in popularity among BSCs


OPERATIONSLOG: RESTROOM CARE – June 2008
Restroom Cleaning: Speeding Up The Process
The number of chemicals carried into a restroom has been reduced, increasing efficiency

FEATURE – June 2008
Floor Care: Rolling Out The Welcome Mat
When properly placed, matting systems can save money, improve safety and benefit the entire cleaning mission

UP CLOSE – June 2008
Floor Care: Vacuuming Hard Surface Floors
Recent studies find vacuuming to be an efficient alternative to dust mopping

UP CLOSE – June 2008
Soaps: The Crossover Appeal To Multiple Markets
Certain features make specific soaps desirable for more than one business sector

FEATURE – April 2008
Justifying New Equipment
Cleaning managers access the facility and outline the steps necessary to purchasing carpet-care equipment


FEATURE – February 2008
Preventing Slips, Trips And Falls
Improving floor safety protocols can recoup big dollars for facility managers

MARKET PULSE – February 2008
Floor Care: Cleaning Stone And Porcelain Tile
As more facilities switch to stone and porcelain flooring in their entryways and lobbies, proper chemical selection and daily maintenance will be critical

OPERATIONSLOG: CARPET CARE – February 2008
Low-Moisture Techniques: Quick, Easy, Eco-friendly
Carpets can look clean, smell and feel fresh, and maintain a high level of indoor air quality, with minimal disruption to occupants





MARKET PULSE – January 2008
Carpet Gets High Marks In Educational Facilities
More schools are switching to carpet for improved health and safety of building occupants

CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2008 – January 2008
Advancements In Touch-free Restrooms


CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2008 – January 2008
Touch-free Restroom Maintenance


CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2008 – January 2008
The Basics Of Daily Floor Care


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


OPERATIONSLOG: GREEN EQUIPMENT – January 2008
Green Equipment Gives Cleaning Programs A Boost
If you don’t have a vacuum that’s sealed up and has proper filtration, all it’s going to do is blow dust all over the place


MARKET PULSE – December 2007
Floor-care Chemicals For The Busiest Of Areas
Floors in high-traffic facilities receive constant wear and tear. Choosing the right products — including green chemicals — will go a long way in maintaining a clean appearance

MARKET BY MARKET: HOSPITALITY – November 2007
Rolling Out The Welcome Mat
Properly maintaining floors in hotel entryways leads to improved perception of the entire facility

MARKET PULSE – November 2007
A Well-Rounded Approach To Carpet Care
Specific facilities or customer types have different needs - both in machines required and cleaning frequency


MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE – October 2007
Product Selection Critical In A Carpet's Longevity
Pairing carpet chemicals with certain carpet fibers is vital in maintaining and extending the life of a carpet.

OPERATIONSLOG: FLOOR CARE – October 2007
Leasing Floor-care Equipment May Lead To Increased Profits
If the machine is going to be worn out or obsolete in three years, then it doesn’t make sense to pay with cash


FREETIME – September 2007
Extreme Kayaking



CLEANING OPERATIONNS: VACUUMS – August 2007
Lean, Green, Quiet Machines
New technology and design make vacuuming easier than ever

OPERATIONSLOG: FLOOR & CARPET CARE – August 2007
Flooring Trends Are Changing Across All Markets
Schools are switching to carpet to make floors last longer, but kids track in a lot of dirt — that means daily vacuuming




CLEANING OPERATIONS: FLOOR CARE EQUIPMENT – June 2007
May The Power Be With You
Understanding the differences between various floor machine power options can make or break a cleaning program



CLEANING OPERATIONS: CARPET CARE EQUIPMENT – April 2007
Cleaning by the Clock
When time is of the essence, cleaners can benefit from the use of ‘multi-task’ extractors

MARKET BY MARKET: HEALTH CARE – April 2007
Meeting OSHA Regulations
An overview of health care facility due diligence

CLEANER'S CORNER – April 2007
Cleaning For Man's Best Friend


OPERATIONSLOG: SOAP, TOWEL & TISSUE – April 2007
BSCs Weigh In On Ways To Reduce Restroom Waste
Don’t be afraid to let the roll run out. If you change rolls before you need to, that is a total waste of product



MARKET PULSE: FLOOR CARE – March 2007
Attention To Detail Yields Long Lasting Machines
As an industry, we’d be at a loss without them. Floor machines save time and labor — without much fanfare. Manufacturers provide tips for extending the lives of these workhorses

OPERATIONSLOG: FLOOR CARE – March 2007
Match Chemicals With Procedure For Hard Floor Care
Anything you can do to extend the life of the floor so you don’t have to strip and wax so often is going to be beneficial

OPERATIONSLOG: EXTERIOR CARE – March 2007
Q&A With Graffiti, Grounds Care And Window-Cleaning Experts



MARKET PULSE: FLOOR CARE – February 2007
Hard Floor Finishes: Appearance Is Everything
Chemical manufacturers detail the regimens, tools and chemicals needed to properly maintain the life — and looks — of finished hard floors

CLEANING OPERATIONS: FLOOR CARE – February 2007
Floor-Care Chemicals Go Green
More and more manufacturers are unveiling environmentally-preferable stripping options






CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE – January 2007
Retrofitting Touch-free Fixtures


CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE – January 2007
RESTROOM CARE
The Benefits Of Touch-Free Fixtures



CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDES – January 2007
FLOOR CARE
Using Green Floor-Care Chemicals



CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE – January 2007
FLOOR CARE
Selecting Floor Pads and Brushes



CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE – January 2007
FLOOR CARE
Evaluating The Size Of Floor Machines



CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE – January 2007
FLOOR CARE
Powering Floor-Care Equipment



CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE – January 2007
FLOOR CARE
The Basics Of Robotic Equipment



CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE – January 2007
CARPET CARE
Choosing The Right Vacuum



CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE – January 2007
CARPET CARE
Expanding Vacuums With Attachments



MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE – January 2007
Care Based On Customer Type And Location
Diverse customers and weather conditions present distributors with unique carpet care challenges

MARKET PULSE: WASHROOM CARE – January 2007
Motivating Factors In Touch-Free Technology
The demands of end users, design and hygiene are driving touch-free innovation. Manufacturers discuss new products and features.

MARKET PULSE: FLOOR CARE – December 2006
Combating Wear And Tear Essential To Floor Finishes
Manufacturers are developing floor finishes that meet new green ideals and safety standards. However, the focus remains on durability as well as proper training


MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE – November 2006
The Cream Of The Carpet Care Crop
Manufacturers sound off on why their high-end equipment is worth every penny

CLEANING OPERATIONS: HAND TOOLS – November 2006
Innovation Drives Interest in Hand Tools
Housekeeping managers outline how product advancements influence use

EDITORIAL – November 2006
Caution! Slips, Trips And Falls On The Rise



INFECTION CONTROL – October 2006
Reducing Disease In Healthcare Facilities
How to prevent the spread of C-diff, MRSA and VRE

OPERATIONSLOG:FLOOR CARE – October 2006
Grout Grit Meets Its Match With Modern Machinery And Tools
Understanding how, why and when to clean grout can go a long way toward shortening the job


CLEANING OPERATIONNS: WINTER CARE – September 2006
Ice Melt Do's and Don'ts
Manufacturers outline the five most common mistakes end-users make and give advice on how to do it right

OPERATIONSLOG: MATTING – September 2006
Prevent Dirt By Building Better Matting Systems
Most people do not wipe their feet, so mats need to be extra long to enable enough walk surface to remove maximum soil

CLEANING OPERATIONS: FLOOR CARE CHEMICALS – August 2006
Innovations and Trends in Floor Care Chemicals
Manufacturers comment on the direction of the industry as end-users re-evaluate their cleaning strategy

CLEANING OPERATIONS: VACUUMS – August 2006
What are the Factors Driving Vacuum Purchases?
Experts break it down into four steps when choosing the right piece of equipment

THECPINTERVIEW – August 2006
Patti Costello, ASHES
The state of the healthcare market and what BSCs need to know before cleaning its facilities

OPERATIONSLOG: SOAP AND TOWELS – August 2006
Finding the Right Products to Encourage Hand Washing


GREENGUIDE – July 2006
Health Care Green Cleaning: Healthy Cleaning For Healthy Patients
Hospitals and contractors are finding that good old water can work a lot better than chemicals

OPERATIONSLOG: CARPET CARE – July 2006
Carpet-Cleaning Tips For The Budget-Conscious BSC
As far as maintaining carpet, vacuuming is absolutely the most important step



– June 2006
Industry Buzz


CLEANING OPERATIONS: CARPET CARE – June 2006
Deep Cleaning with Carpet Extractors
Industry experts weigh in on the importance of carpet extraction and where technology is going

OPERATIONSLOG – June 2006
Restroom odor control: New Weapons


BUSINESS MANUAL: CLEANER'S CORNER – May 2006
Time-Out:Cleaning Up After Children


GREENGUIDE – May 2006
Green Carpet Care
It's often assumed that because carpets hide soil, the soil isn't there

OPERATIONSLOG – March 2006
FLOOR CARE
Floor Finishes and Strippers Are Entering The Green Arena

The reality is that people won’t use what doesn’t work. Green products have evolved to where they now perform well


MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE – January 2006
Carpet Restoration Tips After Disaster Strikes
Acting as an information resource for customers when they’re faced with big problems pays off for distributors





OPERATIONS LOG – July 2005
Vandalism: What To Do When Vandals Strike Restrooms
Restroom Care

OPERATIONS LOG – June 2005
Hard-Floor Maintenance: The European Way
Floor Care

CLEANING OPERATIONS: CARPET CARE – April 2005
Systems That Get You Through
to the Next Deep Cleaning

Low-moisture carpet extraction keeps facilities up and running


OPERATIONS LOG – February 2005
Carpet Equipment Trends: Expert Advice: This Year's New
Carpet Care

OPERATIONS LOG – January 2005
Class-A Facility Restrooms: Give Customers Grade-A Service
Dispensers

OPERATIONS LOG – November 2004
Winter Wonderland? Snow And Salt Aren't Welcome Indoors
Carpet Care

MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE – September 2004
Can Cleaning Keep Up With the Carpet?
Carpet manufacturers are working overtime to develop durable, attractive carpets that keep their colors without fading. Are distributors helping customers work toward the same goals?

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

CLEANING OPERATIONS: CHEMICAL CARE – September 2004
Take a Lesson From These Chemical ‘Don’ts’
Be aware of common mistakes in order to prevent injuries and costly accidents


OPERATIONS LOG – August 2004
Get More From Gym Floors With Proper Equipment, Products
Floor Care

CLEANING OPERATIONS: FLOOR CARE – July 2004
Drive Equipment Safety with Precautionary Steps
Ongoing training and mentoring programs for automated floor-care equipment

OPERATIONS LOG – June 2004
Be Ahead Of The Game — Start Conserving Water, Now
Floor Care

CLEANING OPERATIONS – May 2004
Floor Care
Make careful choices from a kaleidoscope of pads and brushes

CLEANING OPERATIONS: CARPET CARE – May 2004
Quality Equipment: Your carpet depends on it
How to make the right selection when it comes to specifying costly extractors and vacuums


CLEANING OPERATIONS: FLOOR CARE – March 2004
Have a Ground Plan
Proper maintenance of stone floors requires careful steps

OPERATIONS LOG – March 2004
A Carpet Isn't Clean Until It's Dry
Carpet Care

OPERATIONS LOG – January 2004
Special Procedures For Specialty Floors
How-To: Floor Care

CLEANING OPERATIONS: RESTROOM CARE – January 2004
Flushing away germs with touch-free cleaning systems
Steam cleaning and pressure-washer technology tailor-made for germ-laden surfaces