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Cleaning & Maintenance

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Kitchen Sponges: Crawling with Bacteria!

Sponges are widely used in kitchens because they make tasks like washing dishes and cleaning countertops easy. But what’s supposed to be an ally in good hygiene can actually become a serious health risk when not used properly. That’s because the average kitchen sponge is dirtier than a toilet or even a garbage can. Just...

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How to Choose the Right Autoscrubber for Your Company’s Cleaning Needs

No one likes dirty, nasty-looking floors. And floors always need to be cleaned – whether it’s at home or at work, in a commercial or an industrial setting. In the case of commercial facilities and factories, floor cleaning goes well beyond simple aesthetics. Health, hygiene and safety also need to be considered. In such environments,...

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L’importance du ménage de la voiture au printemps.
Spring Cleaning Your Vehicle

Canadian winters are tough on cars. All that built-up salt and grime can trap moisture, which can eventually lead to rust. Now that’s spring is here, it’s time for some deep spring cleaning! Exterior When the warm weather and sunny days arrive, it seems that everyone is out washing their cars. But did you know...

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Spill mop rubbermaid

An ultra-absorbent mop that’s safe and convenient If your first instinct is to panic whenever there’s a liquid spill, it’s probably because you don’t have the right tools to deal it. Whether the spill happens in a restaurant, in a veterinary clinic, in a hospital corridor, in a resident’s room or in the lobby of...

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When Good Cleaning Products Aren’t Enough

It’s not uncommon to see streaks, ripples or stains on a freshly stripped floor. Or chips or bubbles on a newly applied varnish, for that matter. Does that mean the product used was of inferior quality? Not necessarily. Even the best products on the market can’t deliver optimal results if they aren’t used properly. And...

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Is Training Maintenance Staff Really Necessary?

The answer is a resounding YES! Employers often seem to take for granted that everyone instinctively knows how to clean properly. Because of this, they view training maintenance staff as an unnecessary expense. And yet, to perform their work to the best of their abilities, maintenance staff need to be fully aware of the most...

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Housekeeping & Maintenance Ergonomics

Housekeeping and maintenance are jobs that entail numerous risks for workers. On top of having to perform repetitive movements on a daily basis, these workers also have to handle heavy objects and equipment. This strain on the body can eventually lead to musculoskeletal disorders or injuries. For janitors and cleaning staff, ergonomic fit is key...

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Choosing the Right Vacuum Cleaner

Choosing a vacuum cleaner should boil down to how it will be used and what you want to get from it. These are factors that go well beyond simply how much the machine costs. You also need to consider the size of the area to be cleaned and the manpower available to do the work,...

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BRITE BELT, A Cleaning System for Conveyor Belts

Cleaning and sanitizing conveyor belts is a major headache for many food and beverage facilities faced with strict industry quality standards. Having a system that’s able to clean, degrease and/or sanitize dirty belts is essential for preventing the build-up of protein deposits and biofilms adhering to the conveyors’ surface. Inadequate cleaning of belt conveyors can...

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Autoscrubber vs Mop & Bucket – Which One Makes a Better Choice?

Did you know? Labour costs represent approximately 80% of all costs for cleaning companies. The average employee needs 14 hours to clean a 50,000-ft2 area with a mop & bucket. An autoscrubber can do the same job in just 3 hours. Studies have shown that a mop & bucket can eliminate roughly 35% of the...

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