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Q&A Sessions Bring Home the Message to Cleaning Professionals

January 5, 2001
Additional hands-on time may be what your carpet cleaning trainees ask for, but what they really want is more time in the question-and-answer session that follows.
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The Hazards of Cleaning Bloodborne Pathogens

January 5, 2001
Penalties and fines may be the least of your worries if you are called into a job that involves cleaning up a crime or accident scene. Arm yourself and your crew with the required education and proper equipment to protect your health.
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Communication: The First Step to Understanding

December 14, 2000
There is always two parts of communication, transmission and reception. If one and/or the other are not clear, miscommunication is the result. In hard floor maintenance management, this can end up in disaster that may ultimately cost in terms of time, money, damage or accident.
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Designing a Maintenance Program For Your Commercial Marble & Stone Floors

December 14, 2000
A good maintenance program starts with proper identification. A complete understanding of your particular stone’s characteristics is an absolute must for designing a maintenance program.
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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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