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Linoleum Floor Care – Cleaning

Linoleum Floors Returning Cleaning professionals may be a bit surprised to hear that linoleum floors—first introduced more than 120 years ago—are making a comeback. In addition to being found mainly in homes and residential facilities, it is now becoming popular in commercial locations. Before we address proper cleaning and care, here's a few pertinent facts about linoleum. The key reason for this trend is that many types of linoleum floors are considered a green or more sustainable ... Read More

 

Clean Up From the Attack of the Hostile Microbe

  Know Your Enemy’s MO (Method of Operation) You should know that for a bacterium or virus to survive and multiply, they must have food and a supportive environment. This food can be as simple as a smudge on a door handle, light switch, table surface or other area where the microorganism settles and begins to grow. Just because that food is microscopic and thereby invisible to the naked eye, does not mean that it is not sufficient ... Read More

 

What Really Matters in a Janitorial Service? — QUALITY

Although the definition of “quality” varies, “Quality” is a perceptual, conditional and somewhat subjective attribute and may be understood differently by different people. In the 1960’s the procurement directorates of NASA, the military and nuclear industries developed five aspects of quality in a business context. 1.    Producing - providing something. 2.    Checking - confirming that something has been done correctly. 3.    Quality Control - controlling a process to ensure that the outcomes are predictable. 4.    Quality Management – directing an ... Read More

 

Hand Washing: Instruction, Drying and Benefits

      As a consumer, I visit restrooms  in public buildings, restaurants, service stations, etc. I find that I am more and more aware of “touch points” and where my hands touch where other people’s hands touch. Hand washing is a two-fold process: washing AND drying. Washing hands properly using soap and water, followed by a thorough drying with a paper towel, the presence of germs on hands can be reduced. Simple hand washing steps recommended by the CDC: • ... Read More

 

Can You REALLY Save Cleaning Costs by Cutting Services?

  This idea of cutting services to save money is regularly considered by Facility Managers everywhere, especially when “cost cutting” is being hung over their heads.  One area frequently considered is cutting the janitorial cleaning services from 5 days to 3 days; or from 3 days to 1 day.   This is a grave error of consideration on the part of the Facility Manager. One such small example is reducing the vacuuming of a facility’s carpets.  Perhaps Janitors ... Read More

 

Janitorial Closets – What Can Yours Tell You?

Most buildings have closets where the mops and vacuums are stored don’t they?                        What’s in YOURS? If you were to walk to your Janitorial closet, open the door, and take a look, what would it tell you about your custodial service? What would you find? Go ahead......take a look and come back and finish this read. DO IT! Just on the surface, if you found the closet, organized, clean, smells pretty good; well, your cleaning service probably is equally as efficient. If ... Read More

 

CHANGES IN STORE for YOUR Janitorial Services?

  As 2012 comes to a close and 2013 rolls in, Sayyah’s Cleaning is very thankful and appreciative for: current and long-term client base and relationships wonderful office management, trained field staff and competent support services vendors with much knowledge and drive to keep providing the best products These three things combined has made Sayyah’s Cleaning a top commercial janitorial service provider in the Tampa Bay area since 1983. We’re headed into our thirtieth year! Phew! Who would have known ... Read More

 

What Lies Around and Provides Dirt Control?

  ah-HA!      FLOOR MATS! What do floor mats have to do with your janitorial service? Most buildings I walk into have floor mats just inside (and sometimes outside) the entry.   Why is that? Because floor mats are a key component for Building/Facility Managers to maintain safety and sustainability with little investment.   Janitorial services should encourage floor mats,  as floor mats make it easier to maintain floor surfaces and provide safety. What exactly do floor mats do? prevent dirt and moisture from ... Read More

 

Training Janitors? Why?

When considering Commercial Janitorial Services, many things come to mind. Experience and abilities? Will they keep my building safe? Do they know HOW to clean properly? What chemicals will they use? What about IAQ (Indoor Air Quality)? ...and on and on Can A Janitor Have Training?  Why does one train? Sports players improve their skills.   Secretaries improve their skills.  Drivers improve their skills.  Electricians, carpenters, mechanics, teachers, etc. ALL fields of endeavors, if they have high standards and want to exhibit integrity in their work ... Read More

 

Aspirin is Like a Janitorial Service

As I write this today, I have a headache as those of you following us on Twitter know. What does one usually do when they have a headache? They reach for an aspirin, don't they? I did, too. That moment of taking the aspirin gave me a thought. Aspirin has more in common with janitorial service than you might think. It's reliable. Once you find your aspirin of choice, you have confidence that it will relieve ... Read More

 
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