Cleaning marketer and entrepreneur Lisa MacQueen recently offered advice on what cleaning companies need to be doing on social media.
Cleaning contractors and facility managers that hire their own cleaning staff are often not aware of hidden costs that can result from custodial injuries.
To avoid negative publicity, it’s important to be aware of the dirtiest pests that are the greatest risk to your restaurant area.
A recent survey of managers in Ontario indicates that about 40 per cent don’t realize the Ontario Electrical Safety Code applies to work in their buildings.
Protecting vital building systems that address comfort, usability, life safety, fire prevention and compliance with general occupancy requirements.
New plant-based innovations in synthetic grass respond to changing forces in the market like changing weather patterns and wellbeing.
With 2017 underway, Ontario-based companies must now enact specific AODA requirements to ensure accessibility for employees and customers.
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.
Workers in cold environments are at high risk of experiencing severe skin dryness, which is a serious issue often overlooked.
With proper maintenance and care, commercial carpets can withstand a harsh winter of slush and snow.
ASHRAE Standard 188, released in 2015, requires that buildings evaluate where Legionella growth may occur in all water and plumbing systems.
Bedbugs are becoming a huge concern in North America, spreading throughout hotels, stores, offices, apartment buildings.
Living walls are becoming increasingly popular in retail, institutional, office and residential interior spaces, and for good reason.
CNESST has published a notice of a draft regulation in the Gazette officielle concerning the use of ladders and stepladders at Quebec-based worksites.
Preventing avian collisions in urban settings may not be a maintenance priority, but municipal bird-friendly standards are only going to get tougher.
The newly released PRSM 2017 Trends Report highlights the various roles of facility managers in reta