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Drying Out The South
How to deal with cleaning up after a major hurricane
The Legal Consequences of a Slip-and-Fall Accident

Cleaning contractors know that if a slip-and-fall accident occurs in one of the facilities they maintain, and someone is injured, there is a possibility they will be called into an investigation as to how it happened and if the contractor or anyone is at fault. Because of this, along with doing your part to ensure the safety of building users, it is a good idea for cleaning contractors to be well-versed in the laws in the U.S. concerning slip-and-fall accidents.

Clean First, Then Disinfect: The Difference Between Cleaning and Disinfecting

When it comes to cleaning and disinfecting, it appears that some in the facility maintenance and professional cleaning industries may be missing a few steps.

Feather dusters are fancy, but are they practical? As the world takes steps toward increasing automation, the world of BSCs is taking steps right along with it. The latest move forward is with automatic dusters. Benefits of automation are vast and can be felt at all levels of the cleaning service industry.

Playing Against the A-Team: How You Can Help Alleviate Seasonal Allergies for Your Clients

Spring has sprung. That means the northeast flora is in full bloom and with it comes the allergies. You and your clients may find yourselves falling victim to the usual suspects in spring allergy cases including stuffy noses, sneezing and irritated eyes. According to the American Academy of Asthma and Immunology, 10 to 30 percent of the population has an allergy.

In the northeast, the warmer season means we are moving from in-house allergy triggers such as dust, to outdoor allergy triggers such as pollen.

Preventing and treating the influx of allergens is crucial for everyone’s comfort. 

The scene changes from gray to green: snow melts, flowers bloom and the northeast begins to thaw out. These changes have a big affect on how BSCs in the northeast clean. Faced with the flip from winter to spring, BSCs must keep in mind their client’s unique needs during this time of year. 

The Minneapolis Cleaning Company Two Bettys has been recognized by the US Small Business Administration.

With the continual development of high-rise projects occurring, KHON2 in Hawaii said that the demand for commercial window washers is at an all time high.

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