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Standards and Processes to Help BSCs Reduce Supply Costs

Some building services contractors may not be aware of the many ways in which large contract cleaning companies reduce supply costs—not only for themselves, but for their clients as well.

I Know We Just Met, But Would You Like to Get Married?

One of the most common mistakes I see small business owners make in regards to their marketing efforts is that they expect their prospects to buy from them almost immediately after their first introduction to the business.

Assessing the True Cost of Cleaning Equipment

When selecting professional cleaning devices, it is vital for building service contractors to not only consider the upfront cost of purchasing such equipment, but also to be aware of all of the additional costs involved with owning the device over its lifetime.

The Growth of Standards and Certification in Commercial Cleaning

A couple decades ago, my brother, who is a teacher in Europe, was offered a six-month teaching position in Russia. He gladly accepted the position, but soon he realized that living in Russia in the late 1990s had its problems, and one of the most significant issues was eating.

What’s in the Bag?

Most Building Service Contractors (BSCs)are aware that as a result of new technologies and more effective filtration systems, today’s commercial vacuum cleaners are much healthier for both the operator and building users than ever before.

How the Increase in Unisex Restrooms Affects BSCs

A frequent writer for the professional cleaning industry told me he had a bit of a shock the first time he encountered a unisex restroom.