The Dirty Truth

Answers to Your Hospital Housekeeping and Janitorial Service Questions.

What Is The Difference Between Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting?

In Tips, Health |

Cleaner buildings are healthier buildings. Healthier buildings lead to healthier people and increased productivity. With the focus on health and safety, we really need to understand how cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting help contribute favorably to this goal.

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Is Your Campus Ready for Back to School?

Back-to-school season is here again and school buildings and campus facilities will soon be buzzing with students, staff and visitors. There is so much work to be done to get the classrooms, restrooms, cafeteria, administrative buildings and the grounds thoroughly cleaned and ready for a new school year.


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How To Clean Office Plants

In Tips, Health, 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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