• 1/27/2012

    Cleaning Schools Amidst Budget Cuts

    This past Fall, many U.S. schools began the year with some of the deepest budget cuts seen to date. According to the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) report, “Surviving a Thousand Cuts: America’s Public Schools and the Recession” conducted in December 2010, more than half (52 percent) of the school districts surveyed deferred maintenance for the 2010-11 school year, and 60 percent anticipate doing the same in 2011-12. More than one-third (37 percent) reported that custodial services were reduced for 2010-11, and 45 percent anticipate even further reductions in 2011-12.

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  • 1/3/2012

    Training Made Simple

    Every two years the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes an Occupational Handbook. In its 2010-2011 edition, the BLS states: “Most building cleaning workers, except supervisors, do not need any formal education and mainly learn their skills on the job or in informal training sessions sponsored by their employers.” This means it is up to each organization to decide the amount, frequency and quality of training cleaning workers receive to do their jobs.

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  • 12/20/2011

    Norovirus Protection: Cleanliness Critical to Food Safety

    When it comes to food safety, cleanliness is crucial. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that germs such as the norovirus cause 60 percent of all food-borne illnesses. In order to protect patrons and staff, strict food safety protocols must be adhered to.

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  • 12/14/2011

    How to Protect Finished Floors: Creating the Best Solution for Every Individual Facility

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  • 12/2/2011

    Getting Real With Cleaning

    Effective, safe and cost efficient cleaning isn’t as easy as most people assume. Even within the professional community, many cleaning myths exist that perpetuate misconceptions about proper methods and procedures. Below I’ve outlined a few cleaning myths I hear most often. The more cleaning professionals know, and the better trained they are, the less likely they are to be swayed by misinformation, resulting in facilities being cleaner and more beautiful for employee and guests’ enjoyment.

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  • 10/5/2011

    The Power Of Multipurpose Products

    Okay, so it’s not a huge secret, and maybe it’s not jazzy enough to warrant a drum roll, but it is true that multipurpose products can provide all those benefits. The thing is, it’s often the case that the great capabilities of multipurpose products get overlooked because folks naturally try to separate out different products for different uses. But if designed right, multipurpose products can let you combine tasks with just one cleaner.

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  • P&G Professional™ Announces Winner of Community Hotelier of the Year Award

    <p><strong>SAN ANTONIO (April 13, 2017)</strong> – Hotelier Sumit Dalwadi was awarded P&amp;G Professional's 2017 "Community Hotelier of the Year Award" presented in conjunction with the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA). Dalwadi was chosen as the winner after submitting an essay detailing his support of charity: water, which will receive a $10,000 award in Dalwadi’s name. Dalwadi was recognized on stage last night during the 2017 AAHOA Annual Convention and Trade Show awards presentation at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.</p>

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  • Health and Hygiene: Avian Influenza FAQs

    Avian influenza cannot be diagnosed by symptoms alone, so a laboratory test is required. Avian influenza is usually diagnosed by collecting a swab from the nose or throat during the first few days of illness.

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  • Understanding E. coli

    The following information comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Myocotic Diseases:

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