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Grout Brush: Your Toothbrush on Steroids

Grout Brush:  Your Toothbrush on Steroids

Have you ever used a toothbrush to clean something?  Tile.  Shower or elevator tracks.  Window frames.  Drains.  Toilet hinges.  Around appliance knobs or buttons.  Around stove burners.  Other small or hard to reach areas. While a toothbrush can be a helpful cleaning tool, I’ve got a better idea.  Use a grout brush instead.  A grout [...]

May 19, 2014 Beth Elliott Cleaning Products, Cleaning Tips, Miscellaneous 0

Top 10 Reasons Customers Hire Janitorial Services

Top 10 Reasons Customers Hire Janitorial Services

10.  Cleaning is hard work. 9.  Customers want to focus on their business, not cleaning. 8.  Customers do not want to hire, fire or manage janitors. 7.  Customers do not want to research or purchase cleaning equipment. 6.  Customers want cleaning experts to assist with building maintenance issues. 5.  Clean buildings attract customers. 4.  Clean [...]

May 12, 2014 Beth Elliott Importance of Clean, Miscellaneous, Uncategorized 0

4 Tips To A Longer Lasting Vacuum

4 Tips To A Longer Lasting Vacuum

Vacuums are not tanks.  They will break if you ram them, jam them or mistreat them.  If you follow a few simple guidelines, your vacuum should last and keep your carpets clean for years.    Here are 4 simple things you can do to lengthen your vacuum’s life:  Before you begin vacuuming, scan the room and [...]

May 5, 2014 Beth Elliott Cleaning Tips, Miscellaneous, Uncategorized 0

The Death of the Incandescent Light Bulb

The Death of the Incandescent Light Bulb

 When you think of an ordinary light bulb, what comes to mind?  The answer is probably this:  an incandescent light bulb.  These light bulbs have small wires and a filament that are enclosed with round, clear glass and have a metal base with screw threads.  They produce light through the heating of the filament.  You’ve [...]

April 21, 2014 Beth Elliott Energy Efficiency, Miscellaneous, Uncategorized 0

Recruiting: The Advantage of a Good Janitorial Company

Recruiting:  The Advantage of a Good Janitorial Company

Janitorial services are in the business of finding and working with reliable janitors.   They have janitors that are experienced, well trained and knowledgeable.   As a general rule, your building will be cleaner if you hire a reputable janitorial service.  Good janitorial companies have created a network of quality janitors.  Good janitorial companies are skilled at [...]

July 25, 2013 Melanie Thomas Miscellaneous 0

Great Cleaning Quote II

Great Cleaning Quote II

“The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.”  – Eleanor Roosevelt [...]

June 24, 2013 Melanie Thomas Miscellaneous 0

Great Cleaning Quote

Great Cleaning Quote

           “Think of the work of housecleaning.  Consider that if you do not do it you will eventually get sick and die from the germs, viruses and infections that will breed in your home.”   – Timothy Keller in Every Good Endeavor [...]

June 17, 2013 Melanie Thomas Miscellaneous 0

The Secret that Can Save Your Floors (and Your Ears)

The Secret that Can Save Your Floors (and Your Ears)

 I want to share a simple and inexpensive secret that can make your floors look nicer, extend their life and lessen the noise in your workplace.  The secret to making all three of things happen is…using floor savers.   Floor savers are floor pads that you slip over the feet of furniture.  They protect floor surfaces [...]

April 25, 2013 Melanie Thomas Cleaning Products, Miscellaneous 0

Is Your Janitorial Company Using Quality Cleaning Personnel?

Is Your Janitorial Company Using Quality Cleaning Personnel?

Your janitorial service is only as good as the people who clean your building.  When you’re working with a janitorial service, you need to find out what screening processes they use to find their cleaning personnel.  Here are some questions you should ask.  Does the janitorial service generate a lot of applications, or do they [...]

February 25, 2013 david Miscellaneous 0

Four Costly Mistakes You Might Be Making in Your Building

Four Costly Mistakes You Might Be Making in Your Building

Mistake #1:  Failing to use floor mats.  If you’re not using floor mats, your building will be dirtier than it needs to be. Advice:  Use floor mats.  They prevent A LOT of dirty from entering your building. Mistake #2:  Using an old fashioned mop and mop bucket to mop your floors.  Mops and mop buckets [...]

February 18, 2013 david Importance of Clean, Miscellaneous 0