Robert Kravitz is a 30-year veteran of the cleaning industry, the author of four books on the industry, and a jan/san consultant. Robert is a frequent writer for the professional cleaning, buildings, and carpet cleaning industries. Reach him at email@example.com
A pricey condominium in a Chicago high-rise was proving to be a very hard sale. The property had been on the market for over six months—a long time even considering the tough real estate market. The real estate agent decided it was time to have a “heart-to-heart” conversation with the frustrated seller, an older gentleman who had lived in the unit for more than a decade.
is not uncommon for a technology to be introduced ahead of its time to be
appreciated only years, if not decades, later. For instance, most auto buffs
are familiar with the 1948 Tucker Sedan. It
introduced a host of technical innovations to the automotive world, including
disc brakes, seat belts, fuel injection and a padded dashboard - none of which
got more than a passing glance at the time. Twenty years later, most cars
included these innovations as standard equipment.
Whether it is visible or not, most everyone is aware that concrete is quite prevalent in both residential and commercial construction. However, a problem can develop-and far more frequently than is often realized-when moisture is released from the concrete.
A few years ago, an evolution took place in the professional cleaning industry. After years and years of talking about “green” cleaning, with many believing it to be just a fad, the cleaning industry finally took the leap.
It’s the classic case of style vs. substance. For years facility managers and building service contractors have been hearing that green cleaning pays dividends – saving money, cutting costs and improving worker productivity just by moving from conventional to environmentally preferable cleaning products.
It’s generally accepted that people spend as much – if not more – time looking down as they do looking up. This is especially true when walking into an office building or a large facility such as an airport or convention center.
Patients enter hospitals believing they will be treated for their health problems and, as soon as they are better, discharged. However, in literally millions of cases each year, that simply is not what happens. Not only do some patients develop new health problems while in the hospital, thousands more die due to infections they acquire during their hospital stay.
A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.
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Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.