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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.

Former Marine Edward Burns. Jr and his company, Valor Cleaning Services, are being recognized by the Washington Department of Employment Security’s Hire-A-Vet program.

Owners of Good Neighbor Services, a company that provided housekeepers and janitors for luxury hotels, have pled guilty to what is being described as the largest fraud case of its kind for San Diego County.

If you or your employees are working at a construction site, it is important to know that exposure to respirable crystalline silica can lead to serious health hazards such as silicosis, lung cancer, repository and kidney diseases. OSHA’s crystalline silica standard will begin on Sept. 23, 2017.

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