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Electrostatic Spraying: A new tool for more effective disinfecting and sanitizing

Proper disinfecting and sanitizing of surfaces is critical to prevent the spread of illness and disease. In schools, cold and flu season brings on a dramatic rise in absenteeism related to contagious illness.  Often overlooked, pathogens such as norovirus can quickly run rampant throu

Why would I want a urethane in my floor finish?

Acrylic-Styrene Polymer floor finishes have been around for a long time.   This post explains how urethane resins combined with traditional acrylic-styrene polymers can help overcome some of the shortcomings of traditional floor finishes. Commercial floor finishes based solely on styr

Germs in Schools that make our Kids Sick

This articles reviews the key germs that can impact the spread of contagious illness in our schools.  It also offers advice on strategies to prevent the spread of illness. While there are many contagious pathogens, the ones that cause illness related absenteeism are the most important

May is Asthma Awareness Month – School IAQ and Childhood Asthma

The month of May is Asthma Awareness Month.  In this newsletter we focus on childhood asthma and what schools can do to improve Indoor Air Quality (IAQ).  There are many indoor pollutants that can be triggers for asthmatic episodes.  By addressing IAQ, schools can reduce the amount of

Jan-San Market Trends 2017

A recent blog post from the Kline Group titled “Game Changing Jan-San Market Trends” offers a preliminary glimpse at an upcoming jan-san market trends study to be published by the Kline Group.  Multi-Clean was one of the many companies interviewed for the report titled:  &

Earth Day Challenge: Eliminate 2000 empty cleaning product containers and save thousands on purchases

Users of commercial cleaning products are being presented with new sales channels to purchase the products to maintain their facilities.  This article tackles a couple of big reasons why this is NOT a better way. In honor of 2017’s recent Earth Day on April 22nd, we set out to q
Bad odors permeate carpet

How to remove bad odors from carpet using bio-enzymatics

Carpet can be a breeding ground for bad odors that permeate a facility or a residence.  Conventional carpet cleaning processes often fail to remove the smells. Why are odors so difficult to remove?  Lingering bad odors in carpet are often caused by decomposing organic materials such a

Preventing norovirus related food poisoning

Food Poisoning caused by the Norovirus is highly contagious and can infect anyone.   Norovirus related illness causes the stomach and intestines to become inflamed, which leads to stomach pain, vomiting, and diarrhea.  Referred to as “gastroenteritis”, Norovirus illnesses

Fixing Slippery Gym Floors

Now that school has been back in session for a few months, slippery gym floor complaints might be on the rise.  This can be a serious issue that gets attention of top administrators and concerned parents.  To prevent floors from becoming a safety issue, proper maintenance is the key.

Green Cleaning with Hydrogen Peroxide

Maybe you have heard about cleaning with hydrogen peroxide and wondered if it works.  Hydrogen peroxide by itself does not clean, but when formulated with the right detergents, a powerful green cleaner is borne! The short youtube video below extolls the virtues of cleaning products co