Cleaning

cleanliness

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Canadians expect peak-pandemic cleanliness in the long term

However, only 13 per cent of respondents believe public spaces are currently being disinfected at a high level.
immunity

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Debunking the immunity myth around cleaning

There's an established theory that over-enthusiastic cleaning can weaken immune systems, particularly those of children.
housekeeping staff

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Hotels considering cutting housekeeping staff

Hotels are considering cutting back on services like daily room cleaning as they struggle to hire back a large enough proportion of their pre-COVID-19 workforce.
COVID-19

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

5 essential lessons learnt from COVID-19

The pandemic has yielded numerous key lessons for the cleaning industry, not least the importance of effective cleaning and training.
cleaning times

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

How best to calculate cleaning times

Cleaning times are the starting point for financial planning and workloading and help to identify efficiencies through increased productivity.
property cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Modernizing property cleaning & maintenance beyond 2021

Pre-pandemic, this had been hiding under the radar of technological innovation.
campus

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

A year like no other for campus cleaning

Large-scale post-secondary campuses hold an almost incomprehensibly wide range of cleaning and maintenance challenges.
CIRI webinar

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

CIRI webinar series examines cleaning for health research

Beginning April 15, a three-part CIRI webinar series assesses what research says about the impact of cleaning on health.
public transit

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Focusing on best cleaning practices for public transit

The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) has partnered with GBAC to highlight transit best practices.
COVID-19 lessons

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

One year later: COVID-19 lessons learned

We are now one year into the pandemic: what lessons can be learned from the past 12 months?
CIRI

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

CIRI to host Healthy Buildings 2021 – America conference

The conference will "bridge the gap between research and practice” and feature more than 200 science-based workshops and presentations.
Facility management

REMI Network

Adapt today, optimize tomorrow

Four solutions for a smarter, safer, and cleaner building as cleaning and maintenance is reinvented.
cleaning contractor

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Hiring a cleaning contractor in 2021

As the industry continues to change against the backdrop of COVID-19, so do the processes and needs of hiring a new cleaning contractor.
IPAC

REMI Network

TPH calls on facilities to ramp up IPAC measures

Extra vigilance is expected as confirmed cases of the highly contagious U.K. B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19 spreads within Ontario-based facilities.
teleworking

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

How to manage service providers remotely

One of COVID-19's major challenges has been maintaining or improving cleaning activities when the managers responsible are not on-site.
disinfectant dispensers

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Don’t use a whole arsenal to kill a fly

When the repercussions and side effects of disinfectant dispensers have more impact than the underlying problem, we move away from the goal of effectiveness
ISSA Canada

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Setting the stage for increased industry recognition

One positive from the pandemic is a new respect for the important role professional cleaners play.