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3 Products To Prevent Foul Public Restroom Odors

3 Products To Prevent Foul Public Restroom Odors

Dirty public restrooms can leave a lasting negative impression on the people that enter your building. In fact, about 47% of people are led to believe a business doesn’t care about its customers when they see an unclean restroom.  If your guests encounter restrooms that have a foul odor, there’s a high chance that they’ll …

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5 Benefits of Preventive Maintenance for Janitorial Equipment

5 Benefits of Preventive Maintenance for Janitorial Equipment

An essential part of being able to clean and maintain your facility is keeping your janitorial equipment in working condition. Not only will your cleaning staff need to perform basic maintenance procedures before and after each use, but your machine will need more thorough periodic maintenance to keep it up and running.  This additional maintenance …

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What is Electrostatic Disinfection?

What is Electrostatic Disinfection?

Disinfecting large areas in your commercial facility can be time-consuming and require a lot of labor from your cleaning staff. Read this article to learn whether electrostatic disinfection is the right no-touch disinfection method for disinfecting surfaces in your building.

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How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Did you know poor IAQ or indoor air quality can affect the health of your occupants and visitors? Keeping the air in your facility clean is vital to occupant comfort and health. Find out how to remove viruses, mold, dust, and other air pollutants in this article.

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Four Things You Need To Know About No-Touch Disinfection

Four Things You Need To Know About No-Touch Disinfection

As we’ve always known, schools are where most students need to be, and they are now reopening while we’re still in the grips of the Covid-19 pandemic. Furthermore, we will also be entering another annual cold and flu season with its attendant absenteeism and other adverse health impacts. It’s enough to make anyone responsible for …

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Improve Indoor Air Quality

Improve Indoor Air Quality

5 BEST PRACTICES TO PREVENT AND CONTROL MOLD Mold and mildew are hot button topics any time of year but especially during humid summer months. According to the EPA, “Mold can grow on virtually any organic material as long as moisture and oxygen are present. There are molds that grow on wood, paper, carpet, food, …

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Improve Your Cleaning Program Results With Resources from Imperial Dade

Improve Your Cleaning Program Results With Resources from Imperial Dade

Maintaining an efficient cleaning process is vital for any business but improving that process and garnering better results are equally important. As a customer of Imperial Dade, numerous programs and resources are at your disposal to ensure that a healthy environment for your staff and customers is provided. Imperial Dade’s HyProtection Zone Program: Hand Hygiene …

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7 Things You Need to Know About Caring for Luxury Vinyl Tile

7 Things You Need to Know About Caring for Luxury  Vinyl Tile

Around since the 1970s, vinyl composition tile flooring (VCT) has been the most common type of commercial flooring. It can be found almost everywhere: hospitals, offices, retail, and schools. Building managers love its durability and life expectancy, whereas custodians prefer it because it is familiar and easy to maintain. Recent trends have seen a surge …

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What Happened to the Supply Chain?

What Happened to the Supply Chain?

Over the last year and a half, significant challenges have arisen in maintaining a robust and reliable supply chain for both businesses and consumers. This past week, news channels spotlighted the problems that continue to plague businesses in all sectors. The White House has created a task force including the secretaries of commerce, transportation, and …

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Can’t Touch This: The Benefits of a Touch-Free Restroom for Your Business

Can’t Touch This: The Benefits of a Touch-Free Restroom for Your Business

As the world continues adapting to the ever-changing COVID-19 environment, the importance of maintaining clean and sanitized facilities has become paramount to offices, schools, restaurants, and all other commercial buildings. Customers are more likely to be loyal to businesses that have enacted additional precautions for the safety of their clientele. One way companies have adapted …

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Why Become a GBAC STAR Facility?

Why Become a GBAC STAR Facility?

Organizations and institutions nationwide are taking active steps to prevent the spread of the ongoing pandemic within their facilities. To this end, the GBAC STAR Accreditation Program has emerged as a key solution in helping businesses prepare, respond, and recover from infectious diseases such as COVID-19. The Global BioRisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) is a division …

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Important Public Health Measures to take During COVID-19 in 2021

Important Public Health Measures to take During COVID-19 in 2021

We are now seeing inquiries regarding the effectiveness of disinfectants against the new strains, or variants, of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the virus that causes of the disease known as COVID-19. “All products on the EPA List N will kill all strains of SARS-CoV-2, including new variants.” According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, all …

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Disinfection – Where do we go from here?

Disinfection – Where do we go from here?

By John Thomas Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, one reality that has emerged is that as a nation we are now using more disinfectants, on more surfaces, and more frequently than ever before.  In addition, many of these surfaces were never designed or intended to be disinfected.  Plus, we’re applying the disinfectants through …

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Maintaining Optimal Indoor Air Quality in the Age of COVID-19

Maintaining Optimal Indoor Air Quality in the Age of COVID-19

Earlier this year, when COVID-19 first started to spread across the country, scientists knew very little about the emerging pathogen. As infections began to rise, experts went about to determine how exactly the disease was spreading. One aspect of transmission that became highly evident was the virus’s ability to spread so effectively in indoor environments. …

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