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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, 06 June 2008 14:17

Don't Let Mold Take Hold

Don't Let Mold Take Hold

Chances are good that you have used specialty mold- or moisture-resistant wallboard for interior wet areas. You probably thought that it was money well spent to avoid the health hazards and legal liabilities associated with mold. If you don't use mold-resistant drywall compound and joint tape, you may not be getting the protection you paid for.

Published in Technology
Pacific Maintenance Company Receives CIMS Certification with Honors

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, just announced at its North American ISSA/Interclean trade show that Pacific Maintenance Company (PMC) has certified to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (CIMS-GB) criteria, with Honors. PMC is a Santa Clara-based company that provides facilities maintenance services throughout the United States.

Published in Industry Releases
Capitalize on Human Capital Now to Reap Dividends Later

The success of a business is defined by the strength of its management team. Because typical building service companies have a bottom-heavy business model—a concentration of unskilled labor delivering service at the bottom of the organization and a few managers at the top—it is even more critical for leadership to be well skilled.

Published in Sep/Oct 2012