Facilities management

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 […]

Tennier Sanitation on the benefits of floor scrubbers

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 […]

Hamilton's leading cleaning supply company

Disinfecting: What you need to know about the cleaners you’re using

    Keeping coronavirus at bay means knowing what you’re using Back in March, when everyone was panic-buying cleaning supplies for both their home and their workplace, no one could keep bleach-based products in stock: Everyone assumed that the best way to ensure their surfaces weren’t contaminated was to just spray everything with bleach. And […]

Hamilton's Tennier Sanitation has mobile wash stations

Help employees & customers stay safe with mobile wash stations

    Successful reopening starts with effective precautions Now that Ontario has started its staged approach to reopening businesses and workplaces previously closed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, business owners and managers are thinking about how to resume activities. While your employees are probably looking forward to returning to work, studies show that […]

Tennier Sanitation on 2020 cleaning trends

Sanitation and janitorial trends: What Canadian workplaces can expect in 2020

Cleaning trends can be more interesting than you think. It’s the end of the year, which means everyone’s writing their year-end wrapups and thinking about what’s to come in the year ahead. Here at Tennier, we’re no different – but we know that it can be hard to get excited about commercial cleaning supplies. Sure, […]

Keep roads and walkways clear of ice and snow

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

  It’s September. Time to 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 roads, walkways and […]

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 […]