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29 12, 2022

What is Cross-Contamination & How Can Cleaning Help

By |2022-12-28T13:55:01-05:00December 29th, 2022|Cleaning, Commercial Kitchen Cleaning|0 Comments

Chances are you’ve heard the term “Cross Contamination” used in conjunction with kitchens, restaurants, and other types of food service sectors to prevent the spread of bacteria from raw to cooked foods. Though did you know there’s another type of equally serious cross-contamination in the cleaning industry? Cleaning cross-contamination is often linked to the spread of germs and cleaning chemicals to surfaces as well as other areas where it’s not meant to be. Not only can cleaning cross-contamination damage surfaces but there are also some instances where it can make people very sick. Common Causes of Cross-Contamination? The most common [...]

28 12, 2022

How Clean Is An Office Desk?

By |2022-12-28T13:32:38-05:00December 28th, 2022|Cleaning|0 Comments

President Dwight D. Eisenhower famously made sure to have a clean desk at the end of every day. Whether he was commanding troops and coordinating military strategy for Operation Overlord in World War Two, or sitting in the Oval Office in the White House as the 34th President of the United States, he always had a clean desk at the end of the day. Those who didn’t know him well would look upon his desk with awe and amazement. Those who were close to him knew that at the end of every day he would open a large drawer, and [...]

28 12, 2022

What to Do After A Flood or Sewage Backup

By |2022-12-28T13:18:53-05:00December 28th, 2022|Cleaning, Flood, Mold|0 Comments

Most homes and office spaces take the sewer system, gutters, and water handling systems for granted. Right up until there is a problem. Suddenly the seemingly simple task of diverting effluent water away from your home or office building can turn into a severe problem threatening the health and safety of everyone in it. Not to mention the very real risk of suffering major property damage from a flood or sewer backup. Understanding the Threat of Unwanted Water If you’ve got the wrong kind of water pooling or gushing into your home or office building, you are officially in an [...]

22 12, 2022

How Office Cleaning Workplaces Affects Employee Productivity

By |2022-12-22T13:41:09-05:00December 22nd, 2022|Cleaning|0 Comments

Maintaining an impeccably clean office is about more than just presenting an air of professionalism to clients and guests. It's also an essential part of maintaining a productive working environment for your employees. At first glance, a neatly arranged desk, with a dust-free computer, tidy, clean bookshelves, a polished desktop, and clean floors, looks nice. It shows off pride in professionalism that other employees, clients, and customers will notice. In stark contrast, a dirty and unkempt office with disheveled paperwork, plump full waste bins, and litter scattered at random can demotivate other employees while discouraging visitors. Not to mention sending [...]

22 12, 2022

Can Black Mold Make You Sick

By |2022-12-22T13:27:07-05:00December 22nd, 2022|Mold|0 Comments

It seems like every day there’s some new news story in the media about the threat of Stachybotrys chartarum or so-called “Toxic Black Mold.” It can leave you wondering if black mold can make you sick, and just what are the long-term health risks to yourself and others. The good news is that for the average healthy person, a minor incidental exposure to black mold is unlikely to make you sick. Though long-term exposure can be an issue for just about anyone. There are also many individuals at high risk of health issues in the presence of black mold which [...]

21 12, 2022

Winter Cleaning Checklist For Retail Stores

By |2022-12-21T11:22:52-05:00December 21st, 2022|Cleaning|0 Comments

In the janitorial world, Spring Cleaning gets all the love. People bask in the joy that spring cleaning means, as the world warms up. Though in truth, your spring cleaning wouldn’t be so arduous, and your whole retail space will shine after a thorough winter cleaning. Not only is it a great way to push aside the dust of fall, but it can even freshen your store for the customers who will be flocking in for holiday gift shopping. Even once they’re gone a proper winter cleaning sweeps away the old to make way for the new face of your [...]

20 12, 2022

Dirtiest Places In Your Office

By |2022-12-20T16:42:48-05:00December 20th, 2022|Cleaning|0 Comments

Offices, public places, and commercial buildings tend to see a lot of foot traffic. Not only can this leave a lot of greasy fingerprints and tracked-in shoe grime, but it can also increase the risk of catching something during cold and flu season. This is one of those times when a penny of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure. Taking a proactive approach to keeping high-touch surfaces and common grime magnets clean will go a long way toward maintaining a presentable office, with a low microbial presence to boot! If you’re looking for the dirtiest places to [...]

14 12, 2022

Norovirus Prevention Cleaning Tips

By |2022-12-14T10:55:27-05:00December 14th, 2022|Cleaning|0 Comments

The norovirus is a potent viral infection of the digestive system, which can have symptoms severe enough to require hospitalization. This includes things like vomiting, severe diarrhea, fever, and symptoms of severe dehydration. While many people refer to it as the “Stomach Flu” it is arguably one of the worst common viruses affecting the human digestive system. The norovirus is such a potent threat that institutions like the University of Indiana and Virginia Tech University have been hard at work attempting to synthesize a vaccine to help protect against it. If their most recent vaccine trials prove potent enough it [...]

13 12, 2022

What Is The Difference Between Mold vs Mildew?

By |2022-12-13T15:08:20-05:00December 13th, 2022|Mold|0 Comments

Dark splotches in moist warm places in your home or office are often the telltale early signs that mold and/or mildew has found a home near you. Each of these members of the fungi family has traits that resemble each other and a few wholly unique traits. This probably has you wondering what's growing on your walls or woodwork. Is it mold? Is it mildew? What's the difference? Before we can start to truly tell them apart, were going to have to first understand the various ways they are the same. The Similarities Between Mold & Mildew Both mold and [...]

24 10, 2022

Waiting Room Cleaning Tips To Prevent Sickness Spread

By |2022-10-24T13:24:10-04:00October 24th, 2022|Cleaning, Education|0 Comments

The waiting room of a medical clinic or urgent care facility sees a lot of foot traffic on a given day. These crowded spaces can become hotbeds for the transmission of serious diseases. While a lot of conscientious people do their best to wear masks and use hand sanitizer, the chances are good that there is still a significant pathogenic load deposited throughout your waiting room daily. For patient treatment areas, clinical staff and physicians can use industry best practices to ensure any dangerous microbes from the first patient, aren't transferred to the next. Though this becomes much harder, if [...]

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