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Why is the flu so bad this year

February 14, 2018 by  
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Why is the flu so bad this year Plus tips for flu prevention The 2018 flu season has been the worst in years, with rapidly increasing contractions and higher reports of hospitalizations. Why? This year's most dominant strain is H3N2 – a more severe form of the virus. Most people have limited exposure to this less common strain, with fewer opportunities to build immunity. This year’s vaccination is also less effective on H3N2, creating a perfect storm. And the current flu season is "still Read more [...]

Electrostatic Sprayers Become Major Flu Fighter

Electrostatic Sprayers Become Major Flu Fighter This season the flu is spreading more than usual, and many companies report absenteeism is up. Of course, we all know the flu is contagious. You may catch the flu from other people (cough or sneeze) or by touching contaminated surfaces such as keyboards, mice, door knobs, refrigerator handles, coffee pots, office desks, faucets, light switches etc. Normal cleaning can help avoid the spread of the flu, but when the flu is this viral, you need a true Read more [...]

Science digs deep for better cleaning solutions

January 21, 2018 by  
Filed under Blog, Commercial Cleaning Industry, Green and Sustainable

Science digs deep for better cleaning solutions Technology remains a major ally in the search for healthier and greener cleaning methods. Check out our rundown of the latest and most exciting applications. Scrubbing DNA  You can find the newest DNA editing technology  in an unexpected place – cleaning wipes. These wipes feature hydrogen peroxide, made by genetically-modified enzymes. Though a greener alternative to bleach, conventional hydrogen peroxide still derives from petroleum, in Read more [...]

Keeping Healthy after the Holidays

December 25, 2017 by  
Filed under Blog, Cleaning Tips and Tricks

Healthy after the Holidays Tips on keeping cold and flu at bay this season This time of year provides joyous occasions to gather and celebrate the end of the season. However, is your facility ready for the New Year? The cold and flu season will be in full force when your team returns from the holidays. Make sure your facility is ready for the challenge with these tips below. New Slate: While your employees are away over the holiday break, this is an ideal time to implement a deep cleaning Read more [...]

A Safer (Greener) Holiday Kitchen

A Safer (Greener) Holiday Kitchen The office kitchen can be a festive space this time of year, as a space to share food and prepare for staff celebrations. However, this party spirit may create a greater demand on your green cleaning program. Prepare for the holiday season with your cleaning providers with these safety and eco-conscious tips below. Safer Surfaces Common commercial chemicals used to clean surfaces can be dangerous when used around food. From a safety standpoint, using greener Read more [...]

Going Green in Style

November 13, 2017 by  
Filed under Blog, Green and Sustainable

Going Green in Style Best materials for a cleaner, eco-friendly facility Craving a “green” makeover? Creating a more eco-friendly, clean facility may not require a complete overhaul. Today’s market is full of non-toxic and sustainable materials that can greatly improve maintenance with some simple swaps. Consider our cheat sheet below for your own sustainable transformation. Fresh Coat: Choosing the right paint goes far beyond finding the perfect shade for that statement wall. Many paint Read more [...]

Bathroom Beautiful

Bathroom Beautiful: Protecting the first line of defense this flu season From bright fixtures to gleaming floors, there’s nothing like a sparkling bathroom. The mere appearance of cleanliness, however, may not be enough. Maintaining a healthy environment should be the top priority. During this flu season, optimize your commercial bathroom for the wellbeing of its users with these fresh ideas below. Design in Mind: Often a clean bathroom starts at the design phase, focusing on choices that Read more [...]

Sustainability by the Numbers

August 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Blog, Green and Sustainable

Sustainability by the Numbers New survey outlines trends in green cleaning initiatives Sustainability programs are making major strides in the cleaning industry, according to the new tenth annual Clean Link Reader Survey. The report questioned custodial executives in diverse fields, including healthcare, commerce, hospitality, government and education. Results show a surprising influx in green practices, and a changing attitude towards sustainability. Explore the full breakdown below, and how Read more [...]

Is Solar Energy right for you?

July 27, 2017 by  
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Is Solar Energy right for you? Solar energy is making strides in the Sunshine State, with more cities and local businesses investing in the technology. The City of South Miami most recently increased their support, passing a groundbreaking law that requires new homes to install solar panels. Effective September 16th, the law however stopped short of commercial buildings. Though solar power poses many benefits, there’s more to consider for commercial properties, with their higher energy demands. Read more [...]

Creating Wellness at Work

Creating Wellness @ Work How to clean your way to a healthier office Today’s workplace feels primed for a wellness overhaul. Despite its celebrity trendiness, the wellness movement proves far more than super-fruit smoothies and 5-day cleansers. Instead, fostering wellness requires a closer examination of how our environment affects us. So for those living the 9-to-5 lifestyle, a healthy office becomes more important than ever. Fostering wellness at work need not become overwhelming with an effective Read more [...]

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