Articles | Bidding & Workloading


Choosing a New Software Tool
Levi Sauerbrei | July 2, 2018

Every business has processes in place that could be more efficient. Too often, they stay the way they are because it is...read more


A Journey Through the (Cleaning) Times
Mickey Crowe | May 15, 2018

I have most of the past versions of the ISSA Cleaning Times standards in my possession. The first one I have, the...read more


11 Ways to Reduce Cleaning Operations Costs
Michael Schaffer | May 11, 2018

Invariably, every business wants to find ways to cut operating costs. Many of the best-run companies in our industry regularly analyze operations...read more


How Long Does Carpeting Take to Dry?
Robert Kravitz | May 4, 2018

Carpet-cleaning technicians tell me one of the most frequently asked questions they receive from clients is, “How long it will take the...read more


Gathering Information During a Walkthrough: A Complete Guide
Sharon L. Cowan | May 3, 2018

There is nothing more crucial to the acquisition of new business than a successful walkthrough. So let’s start at the beginning: After...read more


Selling Cleaning Contracts
Cliff Beiser | April 26, 2018

“Do everything in your power to make the people you are hoping to sell feel appreciated and important, and they will become...read more


Want a Guaranteed Profit Increase?
Cliff Beiser | April 25, 2018

Henry Ford said, “Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.” This is so true when trying to find...read more


Sometimes the Best Solution Is No Product at All
Steve Marcotte | April 20, 2018

I had been in my current position as a custodial superintendent for the Department of Housing at a major university in the...read more