Clean Has No Scent

April 8th, 2019|

One of the newest issues to confront a building manager is the one of using scent in cleaning products or to use fragrances to “freshen” specific rooms such as washrooms, lobbies, cafeterias and general [...]

ECOLOGO Certification – What’s the Point?

April 5th, 2019|

When it comes how ingredients are listed the labels of cleaning products, there’s no universal “green law” or regulation in Canada that manufacturers must comply with. That means it’s up to cleaning services contractors [...]

Kitchen sponges: crawling with bacteria!

March 29th, 2019|

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 [...]

Online Shopping: The Smart Way to Shop!

September 6th, 2017|

The Internet has completely revolutionized our way of life in the last decade, including how we shop. More and more people prefer to buy online – both at home and at work. So why [...]

Are “Free” Foods Here to Stay?

August 2nd, 2017|

We’d be willing to wager that if you’ve attended any sort of dinner party lately, the guests included at least one person who didn’t eat gluten, another who was now vegan and probably still [...]

3-sink dishwashing method

June 26th, 2017|

The 3-sink dishwashing method is widely known and used in food establishments such as restaurants, bars and cafeterias. When done properly, it completely removes all dirt from surfaces that come in contact with food. [...]

Antimicrobial surfaces: to clean or not to clean?

September 6th, 2017|

In recent months there has been a growing discussion about the use of antimicrobial treatments on surfaces designed to supplement conventional cleaning and disinfection practices. An article in a Newspaper in South Western Ontario [...]

Does Salt and Water make a Good Cleaner?

September 6th, 2017|

The arrival of water chlorine generators utilizing electrolytic cells in the recreational water industry has been the precursor to an emerging technology in the field of janitorial services. In fact, we are seeing more [...]