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Drying Out The South
How to deal with cleaning up after a major hurricane

One of the most common misunderstandings cleaners have when cleaning carpets is the role of the carpet extractor. Many cleaners regard it as a magic machine that can be run over carpet to remove soil without any real regard to what is actually taking place where the solution meets the fiber. As a result, many are left with carpets that look almost worse after cleaning.

Paper Product Innovations: Focus On the Environment

These days, there are a number of new paper products on the market for building service contractors, which have hygiene and the environment at the top of their list of priorities.

Software Application with a Financial Focus

There are many software products out there designed specifically to help BSCs manage their finances.

Unraveling the Mystery  of Cleaning for Health

If you’ve been in the cleaning business for any length of time, you are probably familiar with the terms “cleaning for appearance” and “cleaning for health.” In recent years, cleaning for health has been a way for building services contractors to differentiate themselves from their competitors and to proactively respond to societal concern about environmental safety and human health.

Flying Pests Come In All Shapes and Sizes

Flying pest populations often soar with the arrival of summer’s warm temperatures. Houseflies and smaller insects, like fruit and fungus flies, as well as mosquitoes and nuisance birds take to the air this time of year looking for a place to beat the heat.

It used to be that the commercial cleaning business was a fairly simple, low-tech affair—a mop, a bucket, some rags, and a few cleaning chemicals were all you needed for most jobs. These days, however, the products and equipment used by BSCs are far more advanced and high tech.

Using Waste Audits to Increase Sustainability and Revenue

Say the word “audit” and people tend to scatter like a bunch of marbles. The audit does not have a very positive reputation to begin with, so most people would certainly not associate audits with anything as beneficial as sustainability.

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