E-News Archive

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Newmarket stays green and growing with community-focused outdoor maintenance 
June 11, 2024

Managing moisture and mould in your building
May 28, 2024

Our Spring/Summer issue of FC&M magazine is now available!
May 14, 2024

Revolutionizing building maintenance with drones
April 30, 2024

Improving your cleaning practices to boost sustainability and employee satisfaction
April 16, 2024

How commercial cleaners can help businesses achieve their ESG goals
April 2, 2024

Using infrared thermography as a preventative maintenance tool
March 19, 2024

What’s on the horizon for smart restroom solutions?
March 5, 2024

A talented team keeps the ROM looking its best
February 20, 2024

The Winter 2024 edition of Facility Cleaning & Maintenance is now available!
February 6, 2024

Four habits to help grow your commercial cleaning business
January 23, 2024

Taking a proactive approach to winter maintenance
January 9, 2024

Commercial cleaning and the way forward
December 12, 2023

FC&M’s Fall 2023 issue is now available!
November 28, 2023

Differentiating your customer service
November 14, 2023

How independent distributors can help with today’s challenges
October 31, 2023

Common maintenance misconceptions for concrete floors
October 17, 2023

Create a two-step process to prioritize cleaning over disinfection
October 3, 2023

Labour of love: Hallmark Housekeeping is forging ahead with positivity and purpose
September 19, 2023

Using autonomous cleaning equipment to attract younger talent
September 5, 2023

FCM’s Summer issue is now available!
August 22, 2023

Protect your employees and your facility from air pollution
August 8, 2023

Why you should be evaluating your distributors
July 25, 2023

Why sustainable cleaning matters
July 11, 2023

Ensuring front-line workers are safe and engaged
June 27, 2023

Adding consistency to commercial cleaning
June 13, 2023

Make your business pest-free this season
May 30, 2023

The City of Waterloo’s fleet management is focused on a greener future
May 16, 2023

FCM’s Spring 2023 issue is out now!
May 2, 2023

Why flooding season matters for facility maintenance managers
April 18, 2023

Three types of facility audits
April 4, 2023

Lighten the load: the value of outsourcing professional cleaning services
March 21, 2023

Why reading chemical labels has never been more important
March 7, 2023

Drought, water conservation, and water efficiency
February 21, 2023

The importance of relationships in commercial cleaning
February 7, 2023

Protect outdoor maintenance workers in the winter
January 24, 2023

Focusing on winter carpet care
January 11, 2023


Commercial cleaning on a grand scale
December 13, 2022

FCM Fall/Winter issue is out now!
November 29, 2022

Evolving technologies for evolving healthcare
November 16, 2022

Plan ahead to protect against flood damage
November 2, 2022

Killing germs & UV light disinfection
October 18, 2022

Recession or inflation? Tips on navigating strained economic times
October 4, 2022

The importance of air purification
September 26, 2022

Keeping Canadian healthcare housekeeping & EVS in good hands
September 6, 2022

The FCM Summer 2022 magazine is out now
August 23, 2022

Using tech to improve washroom hygiene
August 9, 2022

What are office managers looking for in a commercial cleaning company in 2022?
July 26, 2022

Where do BSCs and PMs go from here?
July 12, 2022

Cultivating a culture of care in the cleaning industry
June 28, 2022

The future of water in buildings is smart
June 14, 2022

REMI Show 2022 promises forum on the future
May 31, 2022

Bringing family values to cleaning at Scandinavian Building Services
May 17, 2022

Protecting your facility from pandemic-hardened pests
May 3, 2022

The Spring 2022 issue of FC&M magazine is out now!
April 19, 2022

Cleaning is caring — it’s not rocket science
April 5, 2022

The importance of professional service providers
March 22, 2022

4 steps for proactive cleaning
March 8, 2022

The new commercial office takes shape
February 22, 2022

COVID-19 cleaning lessons: In with the new, stick with the old
February 8, 2022

How to manage winter cleaning in your facility
January 25, 2022

ServiceMaster Clean: Dedication to clean
January 11, 2022


Flu season and cleaning — the proof is in the pudding
December 14, 2021

Check out the Fall 2021 issue of Facility Cleaning & Maintenance now!
November 30, 2021

Why flu season may be forever changed for the cleaning industry
November 16, 2021

Why wait? The new office normal is up to you
November 2, 2021

Protecting building occupants from a winter flu resurgence
October 19, 2021

Prioritizing the safety of cleaning professionals
October 5, 2021

Recognizing the relevance of restoration’s role
September 21, 2021

How to provide healthy environments & meet climate goals
September 7, 2021

How facility managers can help to ensure a cleaner experience
August 24, 2021

Debunking the immunity myth around cleaning
August 10, 2021

Back to work: Keeping offices and facilities clean and safe
July 27, 2021

The future of sustainable cleaning
July 13, 2021

Reaching net zero in the age of COVID-19
June 29, 2021

The science behind surface contamination
June 15, 2021

Tackling rodent infestation in facilities
June 1, 2021

How to optimize building technology management
May 18, 2021

A year like no other for campus cleaning
May 4, 2021

The power of UV-C light
April 20, 2021

The Spring 2021 issue of FC&M magazine is out now!
April 6, 2021

Optimizing floor and carpet care in a pandemic
March 23, 2021

Three year-round steps for avoiding washroom pests
March 9, 2021

Key lessons in washroom hygiene from COVID-19
February 23, 2021

Hiring a cleaning contractor in 2021
February 11, 2021

FC&M’s Winter 2020 Issue is now available!
January 28, 2021


Don’t use a whole arsenal to kill a fly
December 10, 2020

Cleaning within the NHL bubble
December 4, 2020

Protecting workplaces from a “twindemic”
November 26, 2020

Cleaning for health in the year 2020
November 12, 2020

COVID-19 is bringing common sense back to cleaning
October 29, 2020

ISSA’s GBAC STAR accreditation success is a sign of a cleaner world
October 15, 2020

Measuring the lifespan of coronavirus on surfaces
October 1, 2020

An embodied carbon primer for facility managers
September 17, 2020

Open for business with cleanliness at the forefront
September 3, 2020

Microfibre mops: A laundry list of questions
August 20, 2020

When cleaning schedules don’t work
August 6, 2020

Meat processing facilities face unique disinfection challenges
July 23, 2020

The expanded role of restrooms in spending and operations
July 9, 2020

The shift from facility cleaning to facility disinfection
June 25, 2020

Cannabis production environment key to creating healthy inventory
June 11, 2020

VIDEO: The impact of COVID-19 on real estate operations and building cleaning
May 28, 2020

Outbreak accelerates role of cobotics in cleaning
May 15, 2020

Survival prospects upbeat for living walls
April 30, 2020

Cleaning schools in the age of COVID-19
April 16, 2020

Beware the risks of cleaning chemical mishaps
April 2, 2020

ISSA standard instructs school cleaning practices
March 11, 2020

New sensor innovates water leak detection
February 20, 2020

Steps for conducting a green cleaning audit
February 6, 2020

Some disinfectants safer than others
January 23, 2020


Selecting the best e-training technology
December 17, 2019

Integrating cleaning robots into the workforce
December 6, 2019

How Woodbine maintains its racing surfaces
November 21, 2019

Lessons for upgrading older schools
November 8, 2019

Value of FM services poised to soar: report
October 24, 2019

Improve safety during Fire Prevention Month
October 10, 2019

Six trends to impact retail multi-site FM industry
September 26, 2019

Making the most of “Big Data”
September 12, 2019

Saddledome demolition plan bucks transparency
August 29, 2019

Understanding Candida auris transmission
August 15, 2019

Making the most of online learning programs
August 1, 2019

Electrical code changes property managers should know
July 18, 2019

Green school cleaning 101
July 4, 2019

Improving safety programs on campus
June 20, 2019

Construction labour force recruitment critical
June 7, 2019

TSSA gives residents fuel safety tips
May 23, 2019

Ontario proposes new excess soil rules
May 9, 2019

The next frontier in infection prevention
April 25, 2019

Developing an IT roadmap in facility management
April 11, 2019

Attracting young people to skilled trades
March 28, 2019

The role of DINs in professional cleaning
March 14, 2019

Five ways to make the most of your CMMS
February 28, 2019

The role of surface disinfection in outbreak management
February 14, 2019

The importance of healthy indoor air quality
January 31, 2019

Clothing donation bins may pose liability risk
January 17, 2019


MediaEdge and ISSA launch new trade show
December 20, 2018

How to make social media work for a cleaning business
December 6, 2018

The effects of tariffs on the Canadian cleaning industry
November 22, 2018

Higher winter maintenance costs anticipated
November 8, 2018

Reducing damaging noise in the workplace
October 25, 2018

More smokers stoke litter and fire risk
October 11, 2018

Cleaning products industry blasts research
September 27, 2018

Survey exposes the most germ-covered surface in airports
September 13, 2018

Renos draw unwanted critters out of woodwork
August 30, 2018

Hot weather plans get a workout in summer 2018
August 16, 2018

Environmental surfaces can be infection gateway
August 2, 2018

A smart business case for GHG reduction
July 19, 2018

Autonomous robots and the cleaning industry; How germs and bacteria thrive on school desks
July 5, 2018

Waste management tips for avoiding pests; Researches discover possible pesticide-free way to limit mosquito populations
June 21, 2018

Creating a lasting first impression for your facility; What Alberta’s health and safety changes mean for employers
June 7, 2018

More hospitals introduce antimicrobial copper; Insurance industry unprepared for extreme weather
May 24, 2018

The Cannabis Act: What employers need to know; Smart phone innovation speeds up infection testing
May 10, 2018

What China’s plastic ban means for waste management; Data-driven tech to upend restroom maintenance
April 26, 2018

Copper allays germy fitness centres; FMs in the C-suite
April 12, 2018

Is AR tech a turning point for the cleaning sector? U of Winnipeg students lead campus waste audit
March 29, 2018

Carleton U steps up health and safety response; Scientists develop therapy to combat superbugs
March 15, 2018

Options for handling forgotten waste areas; Cleaning schedules revisited in open offices
March 2, 2018

Little oversight of high-GWP anesthetic gases; Facility managers eye IoT investments; Far-UVC light can stop flu from spreading
February 16, 2018

Thinking outside the mould in facility maintenance; Ontario looks to boost elevator availability
February 1, 2018

Canadian children lack accessible play spaces; Building operators highly sought and lowly paid
January 18, 2018


Reducing cleaning supply costs; Five tips for evaluating de-icing products
December 21, 2017

Benefits and limits of UV-C Disinfection systems; Alberta overhauls workplace safety rules
December 7, 2017

Urbanization turbocharging pesticide resistance; New tools to handle infectious disease outbreaks
November 23, 2017

How automation is changing in the JanSan industry; ‘No VOCs’ product claim not always what it seems
November 9, 2017

Precarious work takes toll on hotel housekeepers; New protocol for cooling towers to prevent Legionellosis
October 26, 2017

Maintenance deemed a portal to innovation; Prepping for flu season
October 12, 2017

Warmer weather to boost fall rodent activity; Greenest School in Canada located in Winnipeg
September 28, 2017

Retailers key to Hurricane Harvey recovery; Employee perceptions of workplace restrooms: survey
September 14, 2017

Getting wasps to buzz off your facility; Alberta students well placed to enjoy good IAQ
August 31, 2017

Better infection prevention needed in schools; Forest fires pose indoor air quality challenge
August 17, 2017

U of Manitoba begins largest accessibility audit; Top ten cities for bedbugs
August 10, 2017

New technology advances safety management; Sensor solutions optimize washroom maintenance
July 20, 2017

Enzyme technique may destroy biofilms; Employee well-being
July 6, 2017

Building services seen as precarious employment; Mississauga adopts greener purchasing practices
June 22, 2017

Existing asbestos stockpile raises concerns
June 8, 2017

Hidden costs of custodial injuries; Social media tips for cleaning companies
May 25, 2017

Utility savings fund Saskatoon hospital upgrades; Green hospitals awarded for environmental performance
May 11, 2017

Infection control downplayed in surface selection; Five highlights of the new ISSA Canada
April 27, 2017

Safety considerations for electrical work; Working-at-heights training deadline extended
April 13, 2017

Safeguarding vital building systems during floods; Sealed Air sells Diversey Care division
March 30, 2017

A healthy case for maintaining synthetic grass; Saskatchewan moves to privatize janitorial services
March 16, 2017

New AODA requirements underscore maintenance; WHO identifies 12 most dangerous pathogens
March 2, 2017

Selecting lighting for hazardous conditions;Network innovation delivers smarter buildings
February 16, 2017

Rogers Place scores green, sets stadium standard; Montreal ice making innovation captures award
February 2, 2017

Energy efficient tactics that reduce maintenance costs; Hospital cleaning survey reveals disturbing patterns
January 19, 2017


Maintaining commercial carpets in winter; Improving hand hygiene in hospitals
December 22, 2016

Addressing Legionella risk in buildings; U of Calgary’s green cleaning program earns CIMS-GB certification
December 8, 2016

Facility fights bedbugs with creative invention; Seasonal preventative maintenance 
November 24, 2016

Benefits of living walls; employees misjudge office hot spots for germs
November 10, 2016

Facilities slack in averting bird collisions; Facility managers quarterback retail transformation
October 27, 2016

Schools face risk of cockroach infestation; Report reveals what services “dark stores” prefer
October 13, 2016

Few women at top level of cleaning industry; Global FM market worth $1.12 trillion annually
September 29, 2016

Technological advances in cleaning audits; Poor indoor air quality a concern in schools
September 15, 2016

How custodians can prep before students return; Employees demand hygienic, smart workplaces
August 4, 2016

Electric landscaping project a first in Canada; How to plan for summer floods
July 21, 2016

Emerging trends in green cleaning technology; Changes loom for City of Toronto cleaning services
July 13, 2016

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