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Disinfecting Against Ringworm

At Multi-Clean, we receive a number of technical service inquiries on what disinfectants are appropriate to prevent the transmission of ringworm.  This post will describe ringworm, who gets it, and how to disinfect to prevent the spread of ringworm. Ringworm is NOT caused by a worm no

Electrostatic Spray Application of Disinfectants

A New Tool For Healthcare to help prevent the spread of contagious illness and Healthcare Acquired Infections Illnesses which are Costly to Hospitals and Care Facilities: Hospitals, nursing homes and other care facilities have made great strides in reducing the spread of infectious il

E-Spray Electrostatic Disinfecting for Building Service Contractors

This article aims to stimulate value added service ideas for Building Service Contractors (BSC’s) in how they might use Electrostatic Spray (E-Spray) Disinfecting to improve results and increase revenues. After coming off the worst Flu season in more than two decades employers,

Keeping Students Healthy

Illnesses are Costly to Schools: Contagious Illness Impacts Student Performance After coming off the worst Flu season in more than two decades, school administrators continue to search for ways to keep students and staff healthy and reduce absenteeism. When students miss school due to

Earth Day Challenge: Eliminate 2000 empty containers

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 2018’s recent Earth Day on April 22nd, we set out to q

Comparing Onsite Generation Cleaning Products

Recently, an article appeared in Facility Cleaning Decisions titled “Explaining On-Site Generation” authored by Heidi Wilcox. The article did a good job explaining the various technologies available and was written with a tilt toward the benefits of systems that claim to generate clea

Are “faster kill time” disinfectants needed?

Several new disinfectants have come onto the market (including several from Multi-Clean) promoting faster kill times for pathogens.  While this might offer a way for healthcare institutions to improve infection control, it may take the focus off the real problem, which is the frequenc

Electrostatic Spraying: New Cleaning tools for more effective disinfecting and sanitizing

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 through a sc

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