Coverall Franchised Business of the Year, IFA 2016

#FAN2016 – Jeremiah Bates Accepts the IFA Franchisee of the Year Award in Washington D.C.

Congratulations to Jeremiah Bates, 2015 Coverall Franchised Business Owner of the Year, for being recognized by the International Franchise Association (IFA) at the 2016 Franchise Action Network Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. Like many new franchisees, Jeremiah Bates, owner of Emerald Cleaning Service, LLC started his business without any commercial cleaning experience. Eager to take ..

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Back to School Germ Survival Kit

Back to School signifies a time of year that parents look forward to and dread at the same time.  Shopping lists may include all the usual supplies such as pencils, pens and notebooks, but can also mean stocking up on cough medicine, chicken soup, and tissues. It’s dubbed the “Back-to-School Plague” for a reason. Germs ..

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Is Your Gym Harmful to Your Health?

How ironic that the very place you go to keep your body fit and healthy could actually make you sick.  Fitness facilities are mega-hot spots for germs, from the front door to the locker room and all places in between. And with a staggering 58 million people annually using health clubs, there are plenty of ..

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3 Reasons Cubicle Walls Need Cleaning

Show of hands…how many of you spend your workday seated in and surrounded by fabric-walled cubicles? How many of you drink beverages or eat lunch in your 3-walled office? Ok, now how many of you have your cubicle walls vacuumed or deep cleaned on a regular basis? Hey! Where did all the hands go? Fabric-covered ..

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5 Ways Germs are like Pokemon

Wow – this Pokémon craze seems to be spreading faster than germs through an office building! Since Pokémon GO is all the rage right now, it got me thinking about the similarities between this national craze and germs.  So, I give to you: Pokémon GO or Germs? They are all around you, but you can’t ..

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Allergy Sufferers: 5 Ways to Help Improve Indoor Air Quality

Pollen, dust, mold and dander. To some people these are simply nuisances that have to be dealt with. To the 19.1 million adults in the U.S who have been diagnosed with hay fever, these elements represent the “Air Irritant Alliance,” out to wreak havoc on your respiratory system, eyes, and nose. Typical allergy symptoms can ..

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Ready or Not Germs, Here We Come!

Hide and Seek was a fun game to play when you were a kid — the excitement of closing your eyes and counting to ten while your friends scrambled in all directions to hide. Then, opening your eyes and knowing your friends were someplace near, but you couldn’t see them. So, what does that have ..

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Students Dish the Dirt on School Restrooms

When it comes to restrooms, customer perception matters and can affect a company’s bottom line. In fact, 94% of adults in the U.S. say they would avoid a business after experiencing a dirty restroom. Plus, 86% of people associate restroom cleanliness with kitchen cleanliness in restaurants, and 79% would avoid a restaurant if the bathroom ..

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CLICK AND LEARN: How Healthy is Your Restroom?

Take a look at the interactive image below. Does this look like a clean restroom to you? Yes, it does look clean. But, is it a healthy clean? Click and learn to find out!   Get CleanFeed articles straight in your inbox. Sign-up!..

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4 Qualities You Should Expect From Your Cleaning Service

Every time you go out to eat at a restaurant you walk in with certain expectations. You expect good, fast and friendly service, clean utensils and glasses, your order taken accurately and your food cooked properly, all at a reasonable price. We carry a particular set of expectations for each service provider we use, from ..