How to Solve Common Uric Acid Problems

Did You Know? Cleaners consider urine odors and stains to be some of the toughest problems to eliminate in restrooms. The uric acid crystals within urine are the main source of these issues. Once they seep into the floor and tile grout or pipes become blocked, removing the sights and smells can seem impossible. Stains…

How to Maintain Fresh Scents in Large Spaces

Odor issues do not just occur in the restroom, they can crop up anywhere in a building. While consistent cleanings will help to reduce some unpleasant smells and maintain a neat appearance, they may not completely solve this problem. Having members of your cleaning staff manually spritz air fresheners throughout the day will not resolve…

Hygiene Tips for Your Community: Places of Worship

Churches, synagogues, mosques, and other various temples are all staples within their communities. Members of all ages, ranging from infants to senior citizens, gather regularly to pray and receive guidance for their daily lives. Places of worship keep their doors open to everyone and have evolved with the rest of society, as many offer more…

Prepare Your Facilities for 2017

A survey of facility managers across the United States deemed routine upkeep as one of the top twelve methods to reduce expenses. Maximizing the life of equipment with regular checkups, cleanings, and repairs will prevent earlier than expected replacements. As 2016 draws to a close and 2017 begins, it is common to look back on…

Hygiene Tips for Your Business: Supermarkets

People visit their local supermarkets weekly and sometimes even more frequently. Unfortunately, grocery stores can be havens for all kinds of bacteria, so protecting staff and customers and providing safe, healthy food should be a manager’s top priority. There are precautions that can be taken in order to avoid germs and foodborne illnesses. While shopping,…

Reduce Energy Bills in the Restroom

Sick days and spreading germs are not the only problems that winter brings along. Energy expenses for office buildings, schools, and hospitals can become quite costly. This necessity cannot be eliminated; however, replacing a few appliances with energy-efficient models can help to decrease overall energy usage and counteract heating costs. Listed below are the lowest…

Hygiene Tips for Your Business: Retail

December is here and it has brought on the most stressful shopping season of year. Shoppers are visiting multiple stores in hopes of finding that special gift and your employees have triple the work to do. During their brief moment of privacy – the bathroom break – none of them want to sit on the…

Hygiene Tips for Your Business: Restaurants

People love to treat themselves to a dinner at their favorite restaurant or to take the time to catch up with an old friend over lunch at a café. While everyone has different tastes in food, they can all agree that food poisoning is the worst consequence of having a meal out. In the United…

Diseases 101: Influenza (The Flu)

Influenza, or the flu as it is commonly referred to, makes its annual round as we transition from fall into winter and infects approximately 5-20% of the US population each year. The 2016-2017 season is in its early stages, which makes now a great time to prepare in order to stay healthy this season. What…

Hygiene Tips for Your Community: Public Buildings

Federal buildings that are accessible to the public, such as courthouses, libraries, post offices, town halls, and places of public transactions have a large demographic to serve.  As all town residents will visit these places from time to time, managers need to ensure that every aspect of their facilities accommodate everyone. The health departments in…