Articles | Cleaning Applications


Straight Talk: Floor Testing for Safety New!
Jeff Cross | May 13, 2022

Find out how to test floor slipperiness and why some clients might not want that data. 

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Straight Talk: Demystifying Litigation on Slip, Trip, and Fall Legal Issues New!
| April 14, 2022

Part three of an ongoing series with NFSI founder and president Russ Kendzior.

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The Inside Story: IICRC’s New Consumer Resources for Certified Techs and Firms New!
Jeff Cross | April 13, 2022

A look at the latest resources from IICRC

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Straight Talk: The State of Schools
Jeff Cross | March 30, 2022

If we could designate one type of building or facility that deserves special attention from the cleaning industry, schools would be top...read more


The State of Today’s Cleaning Industry
Adam Camhi & Brant Insero | March 29, 2022

While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face of the cleaning industry—likely for good—it has also brought attention to the importance of...read more


Effectively Tackling Workplace Challenges
Mike Sawchuk | March 28, 2022

If you are a facility management (FM) executive in charge of an in-house custodial operation or a building service contractor (BSC), no...read more


Straight Talk: The Wet Look on Floors – Just How Expensive Is It?
Jeff Cross | March 10, 2022

Anyone who works with floor maintenance and cleaning wants the absolute best appearance, and for some floors, that’s to create what we...read more


Straight Talk: Avoiding a $150 Billion Litigation Nightmare
Jeff Cross | February 28, 2022

According to the 2018 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, slips, trips, and falls were the second leading cause of all workplace injuries,...read more


Straight Talk: Debunking Disinfection Myths
Jeff Cross | January 18, 2022

John Schauff is the director of government services and training with Spartan Chemical Co. Inc.  and has spent years on a myth-debunking...read more


Cleaning Efficiency
Robert Kravitz | October 20, 2021

Cleaning contractors across the country are saying the same thing: Business is booming, but they just cannot find enough workers. Many others...read more


Facility Services vs. COVID-19
George Schmidt | October 19, 2021

On January 2, 2020,  the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first U.S. case of coronavirus in Washington...read more