Prepare to clean-up in two ways this holiday season! The National Retail Federation (NRF) projects 2016 retail sales to increase 3.6 percent in November and December to $655.8 billion, excluding auto, gas and restaurant sales. Great news since more people shopping and spending could mean an increase in foot traffic through your store. While good ..
The word no is everywhere. There are signs informing us that we are in a NO ____ Zone. No Parking, No Stopping, No Entry, No Smoking, No Swimming, No Dumping. NO, NO, NO! Signs are placed in these zones for our protection and we, for the most part, follow them. After all, it is pretty ..
When you think of professional carpet cleaning, what comes to mind? Maybe it’s a big, noisy, bulky machine with hoses sprouting in every direction being pushed up and down the hall. Or maybe its hours upon hours of drying time and doing your very best impersonation of a spider: hugging the wall while “tip-toeing” to ..
Do you see any flowers blooming yet? Is the snow melting? Chances are by now, or soon, depending on where you live, you are seeing first signs of spring. We couldn’t be happier that spring – and spring cleaning – are here. But spring cleaning isn’t only for your home or apartment, so here’s a ..
Remember how germs and colds spread like wildfire back when you were in school? And not just among students but to the teachers and parents as well. Every business and office building is unique, but they all have germ hotspots where colds and flu like to hang out and spread. In no particular order, here’s ..
Got 30 minutes? What could you clean if you had 30 minutes to spare? An organization called ISSA publishes a booklet of cleaning times – how long it should take to clean various things. We decided to have some fun with it to celebrate Coverall’s 30th birthday this month. If you didn’t have to prepare ..
Commercial cleaning isn’t only about the appearance, it’s also about the right tools. With tons to choose from, it’s easy to get lost in the long list of things you need to keep your building clean. But, here’s a good starting point. Facility Cleaning Decisions Magazine polled facility managers about what cleaning supplies they consistently ..
In some regions of the country, winter already arrived earlier than usual. But as we all know by now, nature tends to surprise us every year. To avoid nasty surprises after the snow melts, here are a few important tips on carpet and floor care during the snowy, chilly months. Are you ready for floor ..
Nothing stops a great party in its tracks faster than a spill. It happens quickly, but you swear you see that glass of red wine, chocolate cake, or pot of coffee falling in slow motion. While panicking over the stain, many start pouring water, using soap and rubbing desperately to get it to come out, ..