Equipment & Tools
There are now several options that help facilities proactively address issues related to forgotten and ignored waste areas.
The decreasing costs of sensors means the Internet of Things is rapidly moving into new areas of commercial properties, such as waste management.
Playgrounds across the country continue to leave children on the sidelines with design and maintenance practices that are not fully inclusive.
There are ways to protect floors and keep them looking their best during the winter. Here are five critical elements or components of floor care.
There are various products on the market for managing the season’s worst, which can make choosing a de-icing material a difficult task.
Canada’s growing cities are fueling pesticide resistance as rodents, bed bugs and cockroaches better adapt to human environments.
Canadian cleaning companies are starting to rethink how technology can make them more efficient and competitive.
A hotel housekeeper in Canada is estimated to assume 8,000 different body postures every shift. Repetitive motion injuries are common.
Infection prevention and control, while taken seriously in healthcare settings, isn’t always a priority in educational facilities.
Although Canada is finally banning asbestos-containing products for good by 2018, the government hasn’t yet clarified issues related to existing asbestos.
Cleaning marketer and entrepreneur Lisa Macqueen recently offered advice on what cleaning companies need to be doing on social media.
Staff continue to face challenges with cleaning, disinfecting and infection control because purchase items often don’t meet PIDAC best practices.
In heavy winter conditions, facility maintenance should include the application of ice melt to key walkways.
Simple energy efficient measures in a facility can significantly lower costs related to maintenance and operations.
Facilities still don’t perform frequent quality cleaning audits to meet goals, but innovators are developing more accessible and cost-effective tools.
A recent court decision to fine a property maintenance company for not protecting employees reveals health and worker safety training is still lacking.
Two Winnipeg men have designed and built a prototype of a mobile pressure washing truck that sustainably sterilizes and deodorizes all garbage bins.