The Dirty Truth

Answers to Your Hospital Housekeeping and Janitorial Service Questions.

How To Clean Office Plants

In Health, Tips, Office |

Dust can accumulate on surfaces throughout your office, but most of your surfaces are wiped down daily or weekly to get rid of the build-up and prevent more from accumulating. The leaves of your potted plants are no exception. Your plants should be added to your cleaning schedule. Dirt and dust can make the leaves look dull.

 

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Tips for Cleaning Schools Over Summer Break

As the seasons change, so do the needs of your school's cleaning schedule. Summer is the perfect opportunity to get your institution in good shape and ready for the new school year. Make sure you are prepared and use the down time to your school's advantage.

 

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Tips for Streak-Free Windows

In Tips, Office |

Windows are one of the most unforgiving surfaces to clean. If you leave a little smudge on most surfaces, it is typically hard to see it unless you look at it from different angles. That is definitely not the case with windows though! But tackling those pesky smudges, streaks and fingerprints can be easier than you think. With the OctoClean tricks, you can start cleaning your windows like a pro in between your regularly scheduled professional cleanings.

 

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Cleaning Your Office Doors

In Tips, Office |

When you are planning a thorough cleaning of your office space, it is easy to overlook the doors. Sure, you wipe down the doorknobs regularly, but are you actually keeping your doors in tip top shape?

 

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Cleaning Tips To Prevent Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAI)

The healthcare setting is a potential haven for dangerous pathogens that can pose a great risk to patients. Prevention of hospital-acquired infections (HAI) has always been one of the biggest challenges for EVS departments. Despite the increased effort, HAI are still responsible for approximately 75,000 deaths per year. HAIs are a significant threat to patient safety. While minimal effort is required to prevent the spread of these dangerous germs, many commercial cleaning services are not taking the required steps to stop HAIs.

 

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