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How Office Odors Affect Your Bottom Line

Office odors are unpleasant, but did you realize they can have a negative affect on your company’s profits? The Sense of Smell Institute conducts research to help business owners and facilities managers better understand the powerful effects that the human sense of smell has on consumer purch

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Improving the Image of Your Medical Front Office

Customer perceptions of a medical office aren’t the same as those of a retail store or professional services facility. Your patients and their families visit your office with a reasonable expectation of health and safety. If those expectations are not met, today’s well-informed consumer won

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Considerations for Cleaning a Pet-Friendly Office

If your office is pet friendly, you’re in good company. Some of the world’s top companies welcome pet companions — Google, Ben & Jerry’s, Amazon, Bissell and Proctor & Gamble are all Fido-friendly workplaces. In fact, the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association reports t

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How To Clean The Office Water Cooler

Do you clean the water cooler in your office or facility regularly? If the answer is no, you may be placing your staff’s health at risk. A study conducted by Northwestern University demonstrated that water dispensed from coolers had on average more than four times the amount of contaminants a

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A Comparison of Custodial and Janitorial Services

Janitorial services differ significantly from those provided by a custodian, even though many customers use the terms interchangeably. When contracting for building services, it is important to understand the differences. Although both a janitor and a custodian may share some of the same duties

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Countertop Scratch Removal and Cover-up

Scratch removal for commercial countertops is a handy skill for keeping your office looking great, but it’s also a good way to help protect your fixtures and extend their life. Scratches in laminate, wood, granite and other counter surfaces not only look unprofessional, but they can speed up

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Professional Cleaning Services Spiff Up Car Dealerships’ Image

If you own or manage a car dealership, cleaning services are probably important to you. A sparkling clean showroom is even more important if your business deals in high-end automobiles, classic cars or restoration work. The attention to detail can’t stop at the showroom, however. Today’s di

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Regular Maintenance Keeps Your Lobby Dressed to Impress

Whatever else you do in the office, lobby maintenance is critical for helping you make that all-important first impression. Whether it’s your clients, potential new employees, vendors or consultants, everyone bases their first impression of your business on your front office’s appearance. I

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ADA Requirements for Commercial Restrooms

The Americans with Disabilities Act requirements for commercial restrooms were established to ensure that everyone can access and use these facilities. Although some companies are exempt, most businesses that serve the public or employ more than 15 people must comply. The ADA standards are ever

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Freshen Up the Office with a Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning is an age-old ritual in the home. At the office, you can take advantage of the seasonal shift to bring a fresh perspective to your environment. Spend the waning weeks of chilly weather purging the clutter from your office kitchen and installing fresh light bulbs and batteries. A

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