Hotels, casinos and other hospitality venues have unique floor care needs, and image is a high priority. They are often open 24/7/365 with regular traffic in nearly all areas of the facility from both guests and staff. Shopping malls, restaurants and many retail stores face similar challenges since these facilities depend on a “hospitality experience” to attract customers.
Throughout this premiere issue, we have remained persistent in our principle goal of providing informative and stimulating articles. Included within the pages of this issue are extensive feature articles...
Your maintenance staff has been doing an excellent job of maintaining the ceramic floor lobby, but it still does not look good. The grout is discolored, dirty and in terrible shape. Your staff has tried everything to get it clean but to no avail. What can you do to get the grout looking new again and more importantly, keep it looking new?
One of the most challenging areas for a facility manager or a hard floor maintenance technician is the rest room. Some facilities may see minimal usage while others receive excessive traffic. As many facility types there are, there are just as many types of floor coverings used in rest rooms.
Facility managers can be held legally responsible for wrongful acts carried out by their employees. Carl Williams provides you with solid advice of what you can, can’t and should do to avoid legal problems when interviewing and doing applicant background/reference checks.
With enormous demands on having a good staff and the right tools, managing an educational facility requires a talent for seeing the big picture, setting up a system, and always being prepared for the unexpected.
As more end-users of carpet are discovering that carpet care is not a job for amateurs, the ensuing demand for competent carpet care service presents a window of opportunity for the skilled service company and facility manager.
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