Articles | Cleaning Applications


What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You New!
Randy Burke | November 16, 2022

An audit will improve your cleaning quality.

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Job Training vs. Workforce Development New!
Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner | November 14, 2022

Advancing the cleaning industry for everyone.

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Verification and Validation New!
Mike Sawchuk | November 7, 2022

Use the two ‘Vs’ to improve your cleaning processes.

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The Law of Gravity
Mike Sawchuk | September 21, 2022

The law of gravity tells us what is airborne must fall—which turns flooring and all other horizontal surfaces into pathogen landing pads....read more


New Process… New Technology… New Resistance?
Brant Insero | August 22, 2022

Employees often struggle to adopt new processes and technology in their daily routine unless they can see an immediate return for themselves....read more


The Facility Management Perspective
John E. Kelley | August 19, 2022

Welcome to the new normal for facilities services. COVID-19 has changed everything in the facilities industry: How we manage facilities, how we...read more


A Clean Assessment
Mike Sawchuk | July 25, 2022

Many custodial operations are good at what they do. Some are excellent. But as a facility management (FM) executive or the leader...read more


Straight Talk: The High Cost of Oil & Rising Insurance Premiums
Jeff Cross | June 29, 2022

The rising cost of oil in recent months has impacted every aspect of the cleaning industry. Some of the costs are obvious,...read more


The Pest Detective
Jennifer R. Gordon, PH.D. | June 10, 2022

Is that mess in your facility’s boardroom snack crumbs or ant waste? Is that a raisin on the office furniture or a...read more


How to Calculate Cleaning Times
Brant Insero | June 1, 2022

Calculating cleaning times, or production rates, can be a difficult task due to the number of variables in each particular situation. But...read more


Show Me The Science: The Impact of Floors on Indoor Air Quality & Health
Jeff Cross | May 31, 2022

Cleaning for appearance is what drives virtually all cleaning professionals and technicians, whether in facilities, for building service contracting companies, or professional...read more