Dirty Dishes are Keeping Your Customers Away

June 29, 2017

North America has a prominent foodservice industry that shows no signs of slowing down. Currently, there are about 620,807 restaurants in the United States and over 95,000 places to eat in Canada. With so many options available, diners can choose to go anywhere and can easily dismiss an establishment for the slightest mistake. One way to ensure that first-time customers become returning ones is to have a high-quality warewashing program….


Why Every Workplace Needs AEDs

June 22, 2017

An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a device that can save a life before emergency responders can arrive and address a situation. There are about 40,000 cases of cardiac arrest in Canada each year, which is equivalent to one occurring every 12 minutes. In the United States, around 220,000 individuals experience cardiac arrest every year and at least 10,000 of them are at work when it strikes. Therefore, having an…


The Most Common Hotel and Motel Pests

June 16, 2017

The summer weather is drawing people out of their homes and onto vacations, which means hotels and motels need to be ready for the influx of travelers. This requires more than a tidy appearance though. If a customer notices a pest in his/her room, an establishment’s reputation could be ruined. Rodents, cockroaches, houseflies, and bedbugs are the most common problems. Need to Know… Aside from scaring away potential customers, these…


Stopping Odor Before it Starts

June 9, 2017

Odor is a common complaint users have about restrooms. So much so, that 66% of survey participants said they would avoid a business with this problem. Unfortunately, it is a difficult issue for establishments and their staff to solve, as 2 out of 3 of cleaners claim that removing urine stains and odors are the toughest parts of their jobs. The bacteria, scale formation, and organic buildup found in toilets,…


3 Ways to Make Your Business Safer

June 1, 2017

Accidents, ranging from a minor paper cut to a significant heart attack, are inevitable. However, mishaps can be prevented when the proper safety measures are in place. The Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA), requires establishments to implement preventative measures such as floor mats and first aid kits, and strongly recommends automated external defibrillators (AED).   Safe Floors Businesses are required to maintain risk-free floors. Per OSHA, “Walking-working surfaces are…