facilities management

how better cleaning in facilities management means better bottom line

Better facilities cleaning means significant cost savings

Facilities management: The cost of poor cleaning can be greater than you realize. It’s always been true that cleaner commercial facilities, like retail operations, lobbies and office buildings, tend to outperform poorly-cleaned or slightly-neglected facilities. But after a year of the pandemic, with the average person so much more aware of the need for adequate […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]