Flooring

hard-surface floor

IICRC publishes new standard for hard-surface floor coverings

The IICRC standard describes non-destructive procedures and methods for professional inspectors to follow for hard-surface floor coverings.
floor mopping

Pain, floor mopping, and the pandemic

The health and injury risk posed by floor mopping deserves increased attention.
floor scrubbers

Floor scrubber market keeps growing during pandemic

The global industrial floor scrubbers market is estimated to surpass C$3.7 billion in value by the end of 2020, boosted by COVID-19.
future-proofing cleaning

Future-proofing cleaning for the new normal

The present is painful for property and facility managers and it's made future-proofing cleaning more important than ever.
Canadian Flooring Cleaning & Restoration Association

CFCRA partners with ISSA to help companies achieve cleaning accreditation

The Canadian Flooring, Cleaning & Restoration Association will act as a strategic partner for two GBAC programs.
floor pads

Brushing up on floor pads

Investing in the right floor pads can deliver long-term cost savings, as well as reduce wear and tear on flooring and the labour required.
long-term care

Dirty carpet impacts public opinion of long-term care facilities: survey

Clean carpet matters in long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities, according to a new survey.
cleaning with microfibre mop

Microfibre mops: A laundry list of questions

Effective cleaning of high-touch surfaces and floors in healthcare facilities requires proper cleaning tools like microfibre mops.
healthcare floors

Disinfection of healthcare floors more important than ever

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revised its stance on healthcare facilities and the care of their floors.
facility cleaning disinfect

The shift from facility cleaning to facility disinfection

Educating the public on the differences between cleaning and disinfecting is becoming increasingly important to businesses in the facility cleaning sector.
cannabis production

Cannabis production environment key to creating healthy inventory

Proper cleaning of cannabis production facilities may be the unsung hero of the industry and the difference between a healthy market and a lagging one.
school restroom

Why your locker room flooring needs teeth

Both the type of locker room floor you choose and the way you choose to clean it can mean the difference between safe users and a slip and fall disaster.
caring for rubber floors

Helping rubber floors bounce back

Rubber floors require specialized care to keep them looking and performing at their best. In fact, maintenance requirements are often underestimated.
green cleaning audit

Steps for conducting a green cleaning audit

A green cleaning program is about more than simply using ‘green’ products.
autonomous cleaning

Integrating cleaning robots into the workforce

Companies across North America have been testing cleaning robots for the past few years, but the turning point may have been last fall.

How to handle summer carpet stains

To maintain spotless carpet during the summer season, Whittaker offers tips to address some of the most challenging carpet stains.

When to rent, lease or buy floor care equipment

Next to employees, equipment is an essential part of a cleaning operation. To determine the most suitable option, it’s important to consider the pros and cons.