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How to Enjoy a Non-Toxic, Allergy-Free Summer Vacation

How to Enjoy a Non-Toxic, Allergy-Free Summer Vacation The summer vacation season is officially here, but your travel plans may have been clouded by recent viral reports of unexplained illnesses by tourists. These stories serve as an important reminder regarding potential toxin exposure for vacationers, regardless of where you travel. While locals can build a tolerance, newcomers can prove more sensitive to everyday environmental agents, from the pollen of indiginous plants, to chemicals in cleaners Read more [...]

Get Your Facility Ready For Hurricane Season 2019

May 22, 2019 by  
Filed under Blog, Commercial Cleaning Industry

Getting Ready For Hurricane Season 2019 The official hurricane season begins June 1, but storms have already begun with the recent appearance of Andrea, the first named storm of 2019. Forecasters predict an above-normal season with five to seven potential hurricanes. Even more reason to get your facility ready this season with our pre-storm safety plan, including cleaning tips, storage recommendations and emergency resources. Assess for Risk: Before establishing a holistic hurricane plan, first Read more [...]

Our Green Guide To Troubleshooting Your Carpet Stains

Troubleshooting Your Carpet Stains No matter how much you vacuum, a carpet will never feel clean when it has a stain. Regular carpet maintenance and immediate spot cleaning is crucial for keeping those testy stains at bay. But how you approach a stain makes all the difference for successful removal. So start your carpet treatments on good footing with these tried-and-true solutions. Identify whether it’s a spot or a stain Yes, there is a difference. A spot simply indicates an additional substance, Read more [...]

Solve That Mysterious Smell Once And For All

Solve That Mysterious Smell Once And For All The office may seem clean, but the space will never feel clean if you’re plagued by unpleasant smells. However, the source of these bad scents may not be clear at first sniff. So we’ve tracked down the most overlooked suspects for these mysterious odors, so your workspace can both look and smell refreshed. Trash Cans: Yes, when it comes to noxious smells, trash cans prove the obvious culprit. However, bad odors may still linger on even Read more [...]

The Best Indoor Plants To Clear The Air In The Office

February 26, 2019 by  
Filed under Blog, Environmental Quality, Green and Sustainable

The Best Indoor Plants To Clear The Air In The Office The average American spends over 90 percent of their time inside, according to a recent EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) report. This means we're breathing in more indoor air than ever, which can contain two to five times higher rates of pollutants. In our hermetically-sealed office, plants are an easy and effective way to improve indoor quality. Indoor plants can effectively boost oxygen levels and reducing toxins in the air. To add some Read more [...]

Why The Future of Recycling May Be In Space

January 9, 2019 by  
Filed under Blog, Commercial Cleaning Industry

Why the Future of Recycling May Be In Space Managing today's plastic waste has become  a environmental challenges. Plastic is not degradable and is complicated to recycle. But a more streamlined solution may already be available—in space, that is. All thanks to NASA’s latest gadget—the Refabricator. About the size of a dorm room refrigerator, the Refabricator is the first machine to combine recycling and 3D printing into one device. The new tech can transform and reuse Read more [...]

How To Get Rid Of Single-Use Plastics Once And For All

How To Get Rid Of Single-Use Plastics Once And For All Thanks to its endless adaptability, plastic has found its way into every facet of our lives, from the miraculous stents used in heart surgery, to the radiation-protecting helmets of astronauts. However, it’s our excessive use of everyday plastic that’s causing trouble for the environment. One notable culprit? Our dependence on single-use plastics: the ever-present plastic straws, utensils, cups, and packaging. The average Read more [...]

Keeping Healthy During Your Holiday Travels

December 15, 2018 by  
Filed under Blog, Environmental Quality

Keeping Healthy During Your Holiday Travels
With long lines and long delays, traveling for the holidays can become a stressful time of the year. And no one wants to get sick on top of that, just when we get to share those special holiday moments with family and friends. So skip the cold and flu by following this germ-busting itinerary to keep you and your family healthy this travel season.

1. Before Your Trip

The holiday travel season also falls right at the height of the flu season. Plus, Read more [...]

Prevent The Flu With These 3 Simple Cleaning Tips

November 29, 2018 by  
Filed under Blog

Fight The Flu: Clean Your Way To Prevention
Explore these cleaning strategies to prepare your facility for the flu season.
Offer flu shots to employees and their families, stock up on hand sanitizers, and let those infected stay home. There are many ways to protect your office or facility from this year's flu season. Your cleaning program, however, may be the final line of defense. An effective and regular cleaning program helps limit exposure and prevent the spread of the disease. So make Read more [...]

Do you have Sick Building Syndrome? 4 Simple Ways To Tell.

Do you have Sick Building Syndrome?
Learn the symptoms, and find ways to improve your building's environmental health. 

Persistent headaches, mysterious rashes, and constant allergy-like symptoms–these are common experiences for those suffering from Sick Building Syndrome. Often caused by poor indoor air quality, this may lead to chronic conditions among occupants, reducing work productivity and adversely affecting their health in the long run. The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates Read more [...]

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