commercial cleaning

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 […]

Tennier Sanitation busts cleaning myths

6 myths about facilities cleaning, debunked

Because better facilities cleaning can make a huge difference (including to the bottom line). Facility managers know that the increased focus on cleaning, disinfection and sanitation that started in 2020 hasn’t gone away: Study after study shows that facility tenants, visitors and staff all have higher expectations of ‘clean’ than they did a few years […]

Tennier Sanitation provides hacks to help you 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 […]

commercial cleaning supplies

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 […]

How to extend the life of your commercial vacuum

Commercial vacuums: You’re spending more than you need to

Basic maintenance can add years to the life of your vacuum If you’ve been working in property management for any length of time, you probably already know that commercial vacuums are often seen as ‘disposable’ items, even when they’re expensive: They’re used by multiple people cleaning up all kinds of different floors and messes, and […]

Introduction to degreasers in the workplace

Commercial degreasers: What do you need to know?

  What are ‘degreasers’, anyway? Generally speaking, products called degreasers are substances that help to remove water-insoluble grease and oils (animal fats or petroleum products) from hard surfaces. In an industrial/commercial setting, degreasers are used in manufacturing or automotive settings to get rid of the grease, grime and other oil-based contaminants from metal or concrete. […]

Tennier Sanitation Hamilton

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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]