The Dirty Truth

Answers to Your Hospital Housekeeping and Janitorial Service Questions.

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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Consider Commercial Cleaning For Banks

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It has been said you only have one chance to make a first impression and that rings true especially in regards to maintaining places people visit frequently, such as banks or credit unions. When your clients walk through your doors, you want them to enter a banking facility that is fresh, clean, and sanitary that instills trust and confidence within your clients.

 

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What Does A Day Porter Do?

Keeping your building looking professional and clean between your regularly scheduled cleaning services can be a challenge. Little things arise daily that can affect the first impression you make on customers and visitors. Things like mud tracked into your lobby from a rainy day or a burned out light bulb in the hallway make your company look unprepared to handle the tasks that need to be taken care of and could give the impression that you handle your business in the same sloppy manner.

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