Facilities management

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tennier Sanitation tips on workplace health and safety

Workplace safety: 6 steps to a smarter program

    Safety guidelines are important for all kinds of workspaces Many of us think of ‘workplace safety’ as the kind of thing that really only matters for industrial or manufacturing workplaces: It’s easy to understand why safety would be important in facilities with big equipment, or hazardous chemicals, or huge warehouses that require motorized […]

How to effect cleaning change management

Great facilities cleaning is made, not born. It’s surprising how often our clients express the same frustration to us: “We’ve improved our cleaning products and dispenser systems. We’ve transformed our inventory management and ordering processes, so we’ve always got the right products on hand. We did a half-day cleaning workshop for all our employees, and […]