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Cleaning & Maintenance

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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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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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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Amazing Cloths!

Discover patented Evolon® technology with Vileda Professional microfibre cloths. Microfibre cloths are increasingly popular with cleaning professionals. They are versatile and can be used dry or wet on all surfaces to remove dust, dirt, pet hair, lint, crumbs and more. For optimal efficiency, try MicronQuick and Nanotech Micro microfibre cloths from Vileda Professional, made from...

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Top 5: Our Best Articles of 2017

Here are the articles you've been more interested in : #5 ARE CLOTHES FRESH OUT OF THE WASHER ALWAYS CLEAN? Your clothes may come out of the washer looking stain-free and smelling fresh, but does that always mean they’re clean? Sadly, no…. Laundry detergent manufacturers often run commercials encouraging consumers to wash with lukewarm or...

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What Happened on the Night of January 5th? Can you use expired cleaning products?

Yesterday you used your regular floor cleaner and got the usual results. The product had a pleasant scent and worked wonderfully, as always. But today you’re wondering if you should use it because it just passed the expiry date. So what exactly happened to the product overnight? Is there an evil genie trapped inside the...

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How Do You Clean a Coffee Machine?

Most coffee makers get a lot of use. Which means they need to be regularly maintained to avoid premature wear and tear. But the real reason to clean your coffee machine? Better tasting coffee. A dirty and clogged machine will take longer to heat the water and filter it through the grinds, which can ruin...

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Prevenir les chutes et les glissades
Reducing Slips at Your Front Door

The first snowfall starts a mad rush for a few things – winter tires, shovels and ice melters! We rush to buy them because we know winter conditions can cause extra slipperiness to the places we drive and walk on. According to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, injuries resulting from floors, walkways and ground surfaces...

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