Cleaning

smart restroom

What’s on the horizon for smart restroom solutions?

Smart restroom technology is now well into its early adoption phase, and more and more facilities are leaning into the opportunity to leverage data to
ants

Keeping ants out of your facility this spring

Maintenance managers know that dealing with pests can make your job harder, and keeping your facility ant-free can be a challenge. Not only are they
EPA

EPA highlights Green Seal’s PFAS prohibition for federal purchasers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) released an update to its federal purchasing search tool that highlights the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) prohibitions and
disinfection

Navigating the new norm

In the wake of recent global events, the importance of disinfection has remained centre stage in our daily lives. The world has witnessed a paradigm
Winter 2024

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

As we embark on the first quarter of 2024, it’s a time to embrace change and continue to move forward, enjoying the progress and evolution
daily

Extending the life of your commercial carpets

The salt, slush, and debris that winter brings require daily cleaning and attention. Research shows that one square yard of carpet can accumulate one pound
candidates

Finding great candidates for your commercial cleaning business

Most industries have experienced a labour shortage in the past few years and the commercial cleaning industry is no exception. Growing your business means growing
commercial cleaning

Four habits to help grow your commercial cleaning business

At the height of the pandemic, having a clean building was the most important thought in every property owner’s mind. Today, priorities have shifted, and
carpets

Keeping your carpets clean

Winter weather can wreak havoc on the carpets in your building, causing damage, increasing labour, and posing a potential tripping hazard. Creating a plan to
customer review

Effective customer review management strategies to boost your business

Customer reviews are crucial and should not be underestimated in their power to boost your cleaning business and help get your name out there. In
winter

Out in the cold

Every year, over 40,000 working Canadians are injured due to slip and fall accidents, particularly during the winter months. Ice, accumulated snow, and moisture outside
balance

Creating balance for commercial cleaners

Commercial cleaners have been working at full capacity with increased responsibility, less labour support, and more scrutiny for the last few years, resulting in burnout
Hygieia Network

Commercial cleaning and the way forward

As the commercial cleaning industry continues to evolve, the roles of management, frontline workers, and everything in between are also changing. ISSA’s Hygieia Network has
smart

Three prevailing value drivers of smart restroom technology

Smart technology is not only a common phrase within the facility management field; today it is virtually ubiquitous with optimized facility operations. Over the last
pest

Pest practices

Recreational and entertainment facilities, such as casinos, gyms, pools, parks, movie theaters, sports arenas, and community centres, are meant to be havens for fun and
Fall 2023 issue

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

Facility cleaning and maintenance continue to grow and evolve, improving efficiencies, increasing technology adoption, and finding ways to prosper amid continuing industry challenges. In the
fall cleaning

Your fall cleaning checklist

We often focus on spring cleaning, but fall cleaning is important, too! Prepare yourself for the challenges of winter, get ahead of the snow and