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Dust Mites, Allergens, and Your Company’s Value Proposition

Dust mites are the invisible culprits keeping millions sick and from coming to work. The American Academy of Asthma and Immunology estimates that up to thirty percent of people in the US suffer from allergic rhinitis, and that allergies are one of the top three reasons people miss work.

Published in Mar/Apr 2016
Commercial Janitorial Service: Analyzing Carpet Soils

Commercial janitorial service professionals must first identify carpet soils. Then they can choose the right method and carpet cleaning equipment for the job

Published in Mar/Apr 2016
carpet cleaning, tornado, wide area vacuum

Commercial janitorial service providers learn how the latest in vacuum cleaner technology reaches the market and changes standards in cleaning services.      

Published in Nov/Dec 2015
The Benefits of Diversifying Your Services - Add-ons boost revenue and offer shelter from economic volatility

According to a 2012 study by the Freedonia Group, a market research group based in Cleveland, Ohio, revenues for commercial and residential contract cleaning companies are expected to rise nearly five percent annually and reach more than $68 billion by 2016. One big reason for this projected growth, specifically in the commercial side of the industry, is an improving economy.

Published in Sep/Oct 2015
Friday, 10 April 2015 10:27

Speeding Up Carpet Cleaning

Carpet Cleaning

West Chicago, IL - In the carpet cleaning industry, time is money. Charges are based on the amount of area cleaned so the faster a job can be completed, the more profitable it is.  This is especially true in commercial carpet cleaning. The following are tips from CFR (continuous recycling extractors) that should be taken into consideration before beginning a commercial carpet cleaning job to help the job move along quickly and efficiently:

Published in Industry Releases
Assessing Hard-Surface Floor Types - Properly identifying floor materials is essential for cleaning

When submitting a bid for cleaning a facility, many BSCs offer some initial cleaning at the start of service—a technique that can often swing the deal to help them secure the contract. These extra services, which usually involve carpet cleaning or floor cleaning, stripping and refinishing, are offered at a very advantageous price and many times for free.

Published in Nov/Dec 2014
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