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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

ATP meter – what is it and is it beneficial?

If a surface looks and smells clean, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s actually “clean”. The only way to know that a surface is truly “clean” is to test it. How do you test it? You can use an adenosine triphosphate (ATP) monitoring kit. This kit is a powerful tool that can elimina

Disinfecting and Infection Control – Personal Items

Disinfecting and infection control is important in any facility, however, is critically important in hospitals and healthcare settings. Doctors and healthcare workers can treat multiple patients at a time. Since these facilities often contain people with weakened immune systems, prope

Dilution Control Matters

Dilution control systems can provide many benefits to the end user. It can increase safety, productivity, and decrease costs and chemical waste. Two scenarios can occur with manual dilution techniques. The first scenario is over-dilution. For example, over-diluted disinfectants may no

How can disinfectants become ineffective?

Quaternary ammonium chloride, or quat, is an active ingredient found in many disinfectants. When disinfectants are used at the correct dilution, quats are effective against bacteria and viruses. However, if quat binding occurs, quats can become very ineffective. Quat binding is when t

Dilution control – is it worth it?

Dilution control systems, such as the Multi-Task System, can significantly reduce cleaning time, decrease cleaning cost, and are easy to use. In absence of chemical dispensers, end users would have to manually dilute chemicals, which is typically an inaccurate process and can become v

Workplace Sickness and Absences

Workplace sickness and absences can be challenging if you have to interact with sick workers throughout the day. According to a Cintas Corp. survey, 81% of Americans found that the act of wiping a runny nose on one’s hands or sleeve is the grossest workplace habit. The top five gross

Winter Indoor Air Quality

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most people spend approximately 40 hours a week in an indoor location during the winter season, where according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) basic information on indoor air quality, indoor a

Components for Floor Care During the Winter Season

Salt, snow, and slush are bound to enter your facility during the winter season. These elements can be tracked more than 15 feet into your building, and once the moisture evaporates, your hard floors and carpets will be covered with particulates such as salt. Over time, if particulate

Dilution Control System – Portable Proportioners

Dilution control systems can significantly reduce cleaning time, cut down on cleaning cost and are easy to use. In absence of chemical dispensers, end users would have to manually dilute chemicals, which is typically an inaccurate process and can become very costly over time. Manual d
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