It’s been quite a journey for two University of Waterloo Engineering graduates who dreamed of creating an autonomous robot company.
Freezing rain this week served as a reminder of the important role mats can play in limiting the amount of dirt and moisture that enters facilities.
The cleaning industry has been around for a while, but new technologies like augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are new to the field.
Facilities still contain built-in materials that were exposed to rain and snow in the construction or renovation process, leading to the presence of mould.
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.
Health officials won’t quite know what to expect until later this fall, but facilities should still brace themselves no matter what flu strain will spread.
The University of Manitoba is currently undertaking the largest accessibility audit ever conducted in the province.
Although Canada is finally banning asbestos-containing products for good by 2018, the government hasn’t yet clarified issues related to existing asbestos.
Cleaning healthcare facilities presents a unique challenges due to the presence of pathogens that require a higher cleaning protocol.
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.
With proper maintenance and care, commercial carpets can withstand a harsh winter of slush and snow.
The new collaborative office seems to be the answer to improved productivity and innovation; however, it introduces new issues of office cleanliness.
Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) is gaining ground. The luxurious-looking product also promises a long lifespan, but this requires proper care.
While hot water machines typically use more energy, they may be more effective at cleaning and protecting the indoor environment.