Facilities cleaning training: 5 ways to do it better

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 […]

Tennier Sanitation in Southern Ontario

Spill containment: Are you covered?

Ontario has recently announced a workplace safety inspection blitz. Recently, many of our customers have asked how they can better prepare for the safety inspection blitz in Ontario. While we expect the inspections to focus on correct supplies and use of PPE for all workers on job sites, our understanding is that spill containment equipment […]

Keep roads and walkways clear of ice and snow

Salt, sand and other ways to melt the ice on roads and walkways

  Sure it’s raining. That’s why you should start thinking about ice. If you’re a property or facilities manager, you know how important it is to ensure that you’ve got the right supplies on hand when the first freezing weather sets in. So you’re probably already thinking about how you’re going to ensure that your […]

Employee hand care in winter

The weather’s getting colder, and your employees are outside more. Their hands need protection.

Hand moisturizer: Not just a ‘nice to have’ in the winter Whether your region is still allowing patio-based dining, moving to curb-side pickup, or simply doing more home deliveries, your employees are spending more time outside right now. Many employees report their hands are already feeling irritated, dry or chafed from more frequent handwashing and […]

Tennier Sanitation facilities management

Winter essentials: It’s time to stock up

    August is the best time to start thinking about snow! While we’re not yet hearing about the salt shortages we experienced a couple of years ago, the ongoing pandemic means that supply chains across North America are subject to disruption without a lot of notice. That’s why even though it still feels pretty […]

Commercial cleaning products in Hamilton

5 reasons you should be buying your janitorial supplies from experts

Because these days, getting cleaning right is crucial. We know what it’s like: You’re a smallish or midsized organization, and don’t have a need for a full-time purchasing manager. But your facility does need cleaning and restroom supplies, and salt and sand to use on the entrance areas in the winter. So you ask the […]

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 […]

Summer 2021 at Tennier Sanitation

Time for some good clean summer fun!

Ah, the dog days of summer! It’s the last few weeks of summer, and we hope you’re getting out there and enjoying it. Or, if you’re indoors, that you’ve got air conditioning and a few summertime drinks. If you work in facilities management, property management or maintenance, you know you’ve probably already turned your thoughts […]