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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Spotting irrigation system problems early

Regularly inspecting the irrigation system and making any necessary fixes or upgrades is the best way to ensure as little water is being used.
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REMI Network

Water damage restoration standard open for review

A revised draft of the BSR/IICRC S500 Standard for Professional Water Damage Restoration is now open for public review and comments.
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Canadian Property Management

Finding the right facility maintenance partner

Like any other significant hire, there is a benefit to working with a facility maintenance team that can deliver tangible value to your operations.
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REMI Network

UBC ditching single-use coffee cups, plastic food ware

UBC Vancouver will soon have less garbage to clean up across its campus.
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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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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Lessons for upgrading older schools

When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.
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Canadian Property Management

Erasing Tracks: Tackling the de-icing dilemma

While there are any number of extra challenges to deal with during Canada’s frosty season, few beat the hassle of cleaning tracks left by guests coming in from the cold.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Dealing with mould in air ducts

Noticing signs of mould in your air ducts? Here are some signs to watch for and tips for dealing with this important health and safety consideration.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Communication tips for building service contractors

Here are some strategies to have a well-defined communication plan.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

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.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Prevent pests from populating your property

No matter the time of year, pests are professionals at making their way into your facility, seeking shelter from the elements in colder months and places to breed in warm seasons.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Consumers polled on restroom cleanliness

A recent survey conducted by restroom fixture manufacturer, Bradley Corporation reveals why public restroom cleanliness is good for business.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Six trends in the cleaning industry impacting floor care

From robots to Instagram, here are the trends we’re watching and what they mean for the way we care for floors.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Five ways to make the most of your CMMS

Here are some ways to make the most of your Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Tips for gym floor cleaning and maintenance

Here are some floor care techniques to help maintain a gym floor.

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.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Creating a lasting first impression for your facility

A good or bad experience on a person’s first visit to a building can be the difference between a returning client or a lost opportunity. An opinion is formed within seconds of an individual walking through your doors and the scent that greets their nostrils will go a long way to deciding whether that opinion is positive or negative.