Cleaning

REMI Network

GBAC STAR accreditation to steer reopenings

The new GBAC STAR accreditation program is taking the complication and uncertainty out of reopening large Canadian commercial facilities.
Rent relief program targeted to mortgage commercial properties

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cleaning tax credit proposed for U.S. businesses

The cleaning tax credit would allow businesses to expense equipment, staff training, PPE, and other related products until the end of March 2021.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Rigorous cleaning protocols now big safety priority

Cleaning has taken on a new meaning since the words coronavirus and COVID-19 became part of our daily language. But precisely how have cleaning protocols changed?
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Survey examines impacts of COVID-19 on Americans’ hand hygiene

The Bradley Corporation’s recently conducted its Healthy Hand Washing Survey to examine the impacts of the coronavirus on U.S-based consumers’ hand hygiene.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Cleaning schools in the age of COVID-19

Schools have the duty to prevent and control infectious diseases. The COVID-19 pandemic makes the process of cleaning schools even more imperative.
U.S. fragrance industry asks for exemptions to COVID-19 related business shutdowns

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Fragrance lobby touts role in COVID-19 response

Advocates have appealed to U.S. government officials for exemptions from any mandated business closures, arguing that the industry provides important support for effective cleaning procedures.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Beware the risks of cleaning chemical mishaps

Some basic chemistry lessons should be reiterated: mixing bleach with ammonia-containing or acid-containing products will produce a toxic reaction.
anxiety over COVID-19 could triggercleaning chemical mishaps

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Beware the risks of cleaning chemical mishaps

Some basic chemistry lessons should be reiterated: any mixture of bleach with ammonia-containing or acid-containing products will produce a toxic reaction.
Michael Dakduk named IICRC president and CEO

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Michael Dakduk named IICRC president and CEO

He comes to the role as an experienced manager in the associations sector and a United States Marine Corps veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

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.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Steps for conducting a green cleaning audit

A green cleaning program is about more than simply using ‘green’ products.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Regency Cleaning and Maintenance: A New Frontier

Steve Milner has seen his company grow at a steady pace thanks to its reputation for delivering exceptional commercial janitorial services.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Education workers reach tentative agreement

The tentative agreement, which must still be ratified by CUPE members in 109 bargaining units, restores many of the cuts made to education services earlier this year.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Ontario victim services to include damage repair

The revised compensation program promises to provide direct funds to eligible recipients within three to 10 business days rather than requiring them to later apply for reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cintas launches 10th annual Canada’s Best Restroom contest

Entries are judged based on five criteria: cleanliness, visual appeal, innovation, functionality and unique design elements.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Avidbots brings floor scrubbing robot to South Korea

Avidbots is pleased to announce a partnership with Daeduck International to bring Neo – an autonomous floor-scrubbing robot – to South Korea.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Why housekeeping is vital to stair safety

Here are some cleaning techniques to help prevent slip and fall accidents on stairways.