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How Healthcare Facilities Can Green Their Clean

Do you know what “quat binding” is? No, it isn’t the latest style of shapeware or the some new kind of leg exercise. Quats, short for quaternary compounds, are effective surface disinfectants commonly used to clean medical environments. While not a green product, quats are effective at germ killing. Improper use of quats, however, can ..

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4 Important Facts About Janitorial Prices

Businesses are all different. Even if it they offer the same service or product, that doesn’t mean they’re the same.  This is why it’s important, when shopping for cleaning services and price quotes, the price you pay reflects your unique needs. For example, one office may get lots of customer, employee and visitor traffic in ..

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Complete Spring Cleaning Checklist for your Office

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 ..

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The cost of Healthcare-Associated Infections

Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs), also called nosocomial infections or Hospital-Acquired Infections, are as bad as they sound – infections that a patient gets while receiving care in a healthcare setting (hospital, clinic, ambulance, etc.). Pneumonia, surgical-site infections, and gastrointestinal illnesses are among the most common HAIs. The CDC estimates that 1 in 25 hospital patients ..

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How Coverall Cares

Over the past few months we’ve shared some great acts of kindness by the Coverall System community. For example, John Bartholf, a Coverall Master Franchised Business Owner from Oregon, has been active and very generous to his community for many years. Post by Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System. Additionally, our Las Vegas Support Center Team supported ..

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10 Things You Should Be Able to Clean in 30 Minutes

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 ..

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9 Things We LOVE To Have Around The Office

A clean office is more beautiful than a romantic sonnet on a bright summer’s day…okay, that didn’t work. Let’s face it, we’re not all poets, so here we go – we love clean (a quality clean) especially at the office, because we spend so much time in one! Here are 9 things we can’t live ..

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Top 3 Cleaning Products And What They Have In Common

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 ..

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Preventing Slip and Falls

91 million workdays are lost due to slip and fall injuries each year. With all those slip and falls, about 90% happen when the person encounters a wet surface. That’s a huge number of accidents that could be prevented. Besides tip-toeing across the wet area (which doesn’t work, although it looks funny) here are some ..

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Floor care and cleaning during winter

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 ..