Clean Matters

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The benefits of hydrogen peroxide cleaners

Several years ago, a contract cleaner said she was pleased with the cleaning solutions her company was using and had no interest in switching to
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What cleaning professionals need to know about HAIs

According to the Coalition for Healthcare Acquired Infection Reduction (CHAIR) 1 out of 10 Canadian patients acquire an infection from the hospital – that’s 200,000 people each year.
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Hospital privacy curtains may harbor dangerous germs

Privacy curtains in hospitals can become breeding grounds for resistant bacteria, posing a threat to patient safety, according to new study.
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Fresh and Clean and DryIt: A healthy outlook

James Lee Senter, owner of Fresh and Clean and DryIt, is among the most recognizable figures in the professional cleaning industry devoted to educating the industry on the importance of cleaning for health.
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Preparing your facility for hurricane season

Although hurricanes are lesser known to hit Canadian cities as hard as the United States, they can still have a significant impact on Canadian communities.
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How JanSan distributors can embrace category expansion

The competitive marketplace is driving the need for category expansion with distributors of all types. Natural category expansion for a current core JanSan distributor may be safety products, food service, breakroom, and office products.
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How to effectively spray buff a floor

Somewhat a lost art, spray buffing has now resurfaced not only as a key to stretching floor refinishing cycles, but also at removing heel marks, stains, spills, and leaving floors with a high-gloss shine.
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Five benefits of training videos in the JanSan industry

To help JanSan industry organizations appreciate the value of training videos, here are five of the key benefits of using videos to help train cleaning workers.
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On&On Recycling Program hits milestone

Armstrong Flooring announced it has recycled more than 100 million pounds of post-consumer flooring material and kept 50,000 tons out of landfills through it’s On&On Recycling Program.
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Sunshine Building Maintenance: Building a Legacy

Now in operation for more than six decades, Sunshine Building Maintenance Inc. is one of the largest privately owned cleaning companies in Ontario.
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The importance of gender specific PPE in the construction industry

The traditionally male dominated construction industry has begun to see an upturn in the amount of women working on sites. Around 170,000 females, 25 per cent of those in the industry, are employed in hands-on roles.
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Why a floor destroyed by winter weather may not need replacing

A floor that's been badly damaged by winter weather in Canada doesn't necessarily need to be replaced, here's how you can clean it.
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Data-driven tech to upend restroom maintenance

As facilities evolve and become more high tech, new systems have developed to help improve efficiency - especially when it comes to cleaning schedules.
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Four priorities for JanSan distributors in 2018

As large retailers elevate customer demands for online, self-service experiences, JanSan distributors can no longer rest on their laurels.
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Spring cleaning to-do list for windows

Here are some critical elements that facility maintenance crews can address this spring in order to achieve streak-free sparkling windows.
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Tips for managing frozen pipes

Many buildings across the Greater Toronto Area experienced frigid weather this month, which caused pipes in commercial buildings to freeze and burst.