Your janitorial supplies: Do you know how they got to you?

challenges of supply chain management in COVID

Your janitorial supplies: Do you know how they got to you?

  In uncertain times, it’s crucial to know your supplier Almost from the beginning of the pandemic in Canada, we began to see challenges in the supply chain: As more communities went into lockdown, there were long lineups at grocery stores, empty shelves in the toilet paper aisle, and disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer were […]

How facilities managers can save money on cleaning

6 ways to save on cleaning & bathroom supplies for your facilities

Supplies cost more than you realize. Here’s how to bring costs down. Cleaning: No matter what facility you’re managing, you know that ‘cleaning’ is going to be a significant line item in your budget. Depending on the type of building, the size, and whether you need specialized cleaning procedures and precautions, you can count on […]

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5 things you should know about cleaning in retail facilities right now

People are feeling more comfortable about being out. That doesn’t mean they feel ‘normal’. Here in southern Ontario, the past few weeks have seen a gradual change: People are wearing masks less and going out more, doing things they haven’t done regularly in almost two years. Restaurants are busy, movie theatres are ramping up – […]

Why household cleaners aren't enough at the office

The right cleaning product: Why household cleaners aren’t enough at work

Workplaces need what industrial cleaning products deliver. In the past year, most of us have learned more about cleaning and disinfecting than we ever thought we’d have to: The difference between ‘cleaning’, ‘sanitizing’ and ‘disinfecting’; the importance of using products that are Health Canada certified effective against coronavirus; and even what concentration of alcohol is […]

Tennier's Health Canada Certified cleaning

Tennier Pine-Clean: Effective for more than 20 years

Proven for more than 2 decades – and Health Canada certified effective against coronavirus. Tennier Pine-Clean has been one of our most popular products for years now, and the formula hasn’t changed – it’s always been a great disinfectant. But once the pandemic hit, we knew that our customers needed more assurance that the products […]

Janitorial sanitation Tennier Hamilton Ontario

Floor scrubbers: More important to your facility than you think

    Sure, they don’t seem exciting. But floor scrubbers can deliver a fantastic ROI. If you’re like most businesses and organizations right now, you’ve been spending a lot of time focused on the ‘disinfecting’ part of cleaning: Sprays, liquids, wipes, masks – all the obvious tools to help prevent or reduce the spread of […]

Tennier Sanitation on eco-friendly alternatives to salt

Environmentally-sustainable snow and ice melting: It IS possible.

A whole new way to melt the ice. It can be a tough balancing act: How can you ensure you have safe walkway and parking areas, and keep your workshops productive during freezing weather, while at the same time ensuring you’re meeting corporate guidelines regarding price and environmental sustainability? As we’ve discussed before, sand and […]

Managing facilities cleaning

It’s a great time of year for thinking about facilities cleaning!

2022 is a whole new year. Are your facilities ready? When it comes to facilities management, the past couple of years have been tough: Whether you closed down early in the year and had to contend with how to properly maintain an unoccupied and unused space, or found yourself opening and closing depending on local […]

Tennier Sanitation on facilities cleaning training

Facilities cleaning training: 5 ways to do it better

Better training can help deliver a better cleaning ROI Whether your facility has full-time cleaning staff, uses an outsourced cleaning company, or some combination of the two, there’s one inescapable truth: The people responsible for doing the cleaning are going to need some training, because great cleaning is made, not born. The challenge for facilities […]