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Disinfect in an Instant?

Disinfect in an Instant?

I just recently discovered a new product that seeks to help facility managers that want to “disinfect” and “deodorize” their facilities faster or better.  The product is called Aseptic Plus+ and is produced by Aseptic Health, LLC. According to company literature, Aseptic Plus+ is an odorless, non-toxic, EPA registered, hospital grade disinfectant that kills 20+ [...]

September 8, 2015 Beth Elliott Cleaning Products, Health & Safety, Miscellaneous 0

Does Your Building Have Bed Bugs?

Does Your Building Have Bed Bugs?

Have you ever wondered if bed bugs could pose a threat to your office building? Well the answer is yes! In 2013, office buildings ranked the fifth highest in public locations that have reported bed bug infestations. The problem they pose in office buildings is a little different than the problem they create in homes. [...]

April 1, 2015 Beth Elliott Cleaning Tips, Health & Safety, Miscellaneous 0

Are You Spreading Germs When You Wash Your Hands?

Are You Spreading Germs When You Wash Your Hands?

The assault on hand dryers continues.  Scientists from Leeds University, the 8th largest university in the UK, recently completed a study that concluded that hand dryers are worse than paper towels when it comes to spreading germs.  Airborne germ counts were 27 times higher around jet air dryers in comparison with the air around paper [...]

December 29, 2014 Beth Elliott Health & Safety, Importance of Clean, Miscellaneous 0

Why Is It Important to Have a Workplace That is Clean and Orderly?

Why Is It Important to Have a Workplace That is Clean and Orderly?

The Vision of Alliance Maintenance is for its franchise owners and their cleaners to “Excite People by Creating a Clean and Orderly Place to Work”.  From time to time on this blog we’re going to take an up close look at this Vision. Today we’re going to explore why people need cleanliness and order at [...]

September 2, 2014 Beth Elliott Health & Safety, Importance of Clean, Miscellaneous, Uncategorized 0

Is There a Vacuum That Can Prevent You From Getting Sick?

Is There a Vacuum That Can Prevent You From Getting Sick?

What if using a certain type of vacuum cleaner could reduce your chance of getting sick or simply give you allergy relief?  If you like that idea, then I’ve got good news for you.  Vacuums with HEPA filters do just that! HEPA is an acronym for high efficiency particulate air and a HEPA filter is [...]

June 16, 2014 Beth Elliott Cleaning Products, Cleaning Tips, Health & Safety, Miscellaneous, Uncategorized 0

So What’s a Pandemic Flu Anyway?

So What’s a Pandemic Flu Anyway?

Do you know the difference between a Pandemic Flu and Seasonal Flu?  If not, let me explain.  A pandemic is worldwide disease outbreak.  When a new flu emerges, a flu pandemic occurs.  This means that the new flu has spread globally.  Pandemic flus are rare and dangerous.  They can spread quickly because people have little [...]

June 2, 2014 Beth Elliott Health & Safety, Importance of Clean, Miscellaneous, Uncategorized 0

Strengthen Your Health by Cleaning with Microfiber Tools

Strengthen Your Health by Cleaning with Microfiber Tools

Everybody wants to be healthy and work in a healthy environment.  Using microfiber tools to clean your building can help achieve these goals.   Here are two major health benefits associated with using microfiber to clean your building…  Health Benefit No. 1:  Microfiber cleaning tools reduce the amount of dust and allergens that are “kicked up” [...]

July 3, 2013 Melanie Thomas Cleaning Products, Cleaning Tips, Health & Safety 0

Five Cleaning Strategies to Reduce Workplace Allergies – Part II

Five Cleaning Strategies to Reduce Workplace Allergies – Part II

Do you have allergies? Do they bother you at work? Do your colleagues have allergies that bother you? If so, here are five strategies that will help you and your coworkers sneeze and sniffle less often. Continued from last week… Strategy No. 4: Use a good vacuum cleaner with a HEPA filter and change the [...]

April 18, 2013 Melanie Thomas Cleaning Tips, Health & Safety 0

Five Cleaning Strategies to Reduce Workplace Allergies – Part 1

Five Cleaning Strategies to Reduce Workplace Allergies – Part 1

Do you have allergies? Do they bother you at work? Do your colleagues have allergies that bother you? If so, here are five strategies that will help you and your coworkers sneeze and sniffle less often. Strategy No. 1: Clean well and often. The workplace is full of allergens, including dust mites, mold, pet dander, [...]

April 11, 2013 Melanie Thomas Cleaning Tips, Health & Safety 0

Three Reasons Why the Cleanliness of Your Building Impacts Your Health

Three Reasons Why the Cleanliness of Your Building Impacts Your Health

Clean buildings are healthy buildings.  This is true for three reasons.  Reason #1:  If you clean your office regularly and you clean it well, your employees shouldn’t get sick at work as often.  Germs cause sickness.  They cause the flu and colds.  If you use a disinfectant to clean, you will kill or eliminate the [...]

April 4, 2013 david Health & Safety 0