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 ..
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 ..
Durable, shock absorbent, safe and sanitary are just a few reasons why rubber flooring is a necessity in several kinds of facilities. Whether rolled commercial rubber flooring or interlocking rubber tiles are used depends on the facility type and use. Either way, this protective material is ideal because it provides a level of comfort and ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
One of the first things people notice is the floors in your facility. How do they look? Do your floors make a good impression, or a bad one? Clean floors depend on a balance between maintenance, protection and deep cleaning. The quality of this process is strengthened with training, professional equipment and experience. Not every ..
Mops haven’t changed that much over the years. The word mop, derived from the Middle English mappe, has been around since the 14th century*. Back then mops were constructed by a blacksmith (along with weapons, furniture, cooking utensils and other tools). After creating the mop nail, pieces of material were pushed through the nail and ..