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Team Cleaning in a Healthcare Setting

December 14, 2000
Team cleaning is a flexible, efficient and cost-effective cleaning system that has been successful in office buildings, school districts and other commercial environments.
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Planned Maintenance Strategy Saves Department Store Costs, Keeps Carpet Beautiful

December 14, 2000
“Clean stores attract customers” has become a working mantra for maintenance managers at Belk Department Stores. In their experience, carpet appearance is one of the most important aspects of store maintenance.
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Commercial Carpet Maintenance

December 14, 2000
Understanding the concept of soil management in commercial and institutional settings will increase carpet longevity.
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Troubleshooting Hints for Resilient Floor Coverings

December 14, 2000
Occasionally, during the scrubbing or stripping process, you may encounter solid vinyl tile or sheet vinyl flooring that may appear to be damaged.
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Wood Floor Troubleshooting Tips

December 14, 2000
Maintenance of wood floor coverings has changed over the years. The coatings on them are much more durable than their predecessors. In commercial buildings, it’s rare to find a floor maintained with wood seal and paste wax.
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Collaborating With the Best

December 14, 2000
Welcome to the premiere issue of Commercial Floor Care, a magazine devoted to the commercial floor care industry and its needs.
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Efflorescence: Today, Tomorrow But Not Forever

December 14, 2000
Efflorescence has been in existence since the beginning of time. Its existence is noticeable throughout buildings, structures, statues, monuments and building projects worldwide, and it isn’t limited to any specific geographic area.
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Managing Hard Floor Maintenance

December 14, 2000
As property owners and managers, you are generally responsible for all things within your buildings and are extremely busy. You rely on the expertise of the individuals or companies you contract or hire to perform the services requested.
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Elevating Floor Care to Floor Safety

December 14, 2000
Each year thousands of Americans will injure themselves as a result of a slip-and-fall accident. Many of these accidents are often the result of a floor-borne hazard, usually a wet floor, and wind up costing business owners and building service contractors millions of dollars in paid claims.
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Clean Streaks or Dirty Streaks? It’s All the Same

December 14, 2000
Do you know what the definition of insanity is? “Doing the same things over and over and over again, but expecting different results.” Have you ever had to redo a carpeted area of a facility because lines showed up the day after you had cleaned the carpet?
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