The Dirty Truth

Answers to Your Hospital Housekeeping and Janitorial Service Questions.

Matthew Stowe

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Tips for Streak-Free Windows

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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

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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 performing medical cleaning. 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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Top 12 Places In Your Office You Probably Forget to Clean

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Certain areas of the office are a no-brainer. Most facility managers remember to wipe down desktops, clean the bathrooms... windows typically aren't neglected and the floors are mopped or vacuumed. But there are areas of your office that are less obvious and less visible that often get overlooked in the cleaning process. These areas contribute to an overall unpleasant first impression to customers and visitors.

 

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5 Tips To Spring Clean Your Facility

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After a gloomy winter, spring is finally upon us! The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and the weather is starting to warm up. With this change of seasons comes the tradition of spring cleaning. In homes, families are joyfully dusting off the blinds, throwing open the windows and getting a head start on the hectic seasons of spring and summer.

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