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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.
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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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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.
education workers

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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Why housekeeping is vital to stair safety

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

Fresh and Clean and DryIt: A healthy outlook

James Lee Senter, owner of Fresh and Clean and DryIt, is among the most recognizable figures in the professional cleaning industry devoted to educating the industry on the importance of cleaning for health.
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REMI Network

How to effectively spray buff a floor

Somewhat a lost art, spray buffing has now resurfaced not only as a key to stretching floor refinishing cycles, but also at removing heel marks, stains, spills, and leaving floors with a high-gloss shine.
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REMI Network

Five benefits of training videos in the JanSan industry

To help JanSan industry organizations appreciate the value of training videos, here are five of the key benefits of using videos to help train cleaning workers.
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REMI Network

Survey exposes the most germ-covered surface in airports

The trays used to put carry-on luggage and personal items in airport security check areas carry the highest frequency of respiratory viruses, revealed a study titled Deposition of respiratory virus pathogens on frequently touched surfaces at airports.
hoarding as a medical condition

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WHO classifies hoarding as a medical condition

If more sufferers seek help, landlords could be among the beneficiaries of better awareness and kinder perceptions of hoarding.