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Hand Washing Awareness

National Hand Washing Awareness Week

Did you know that every year there is a National Hand Washing Awareness Week? Well there is. It is the first week of December every year. Find out the exact dates for this year.

The observance is the product of Dr. Will Sawyer and his helpful companion, Henry The Hand. Dr. Will is a family practice physician and infection control specialist. He has dedicated himself to providing information on the importance of hand washing.

And the battle against the spread of disease and illness. Read more

Cleaning Appearance

Cleaning For Appearance and Why We Clean

Cleaning appearance is what we are judged on. But is that the reason we clean? There is a lot of attention paid to teaching a cleaning staff how to clean. This is usually centered around the proper use of tools and products. While knowing the best ways to use cleaning chemicals and equipment is important, it has little effect on the end results if there is not at least a basic understanding of the reasons for using them. To know how to clean, you must first understand why to clean. Continue Reading

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Restaurant Cleaning and Eating Out Is Hard

Restaurant cleaning has always perplexed me. Why do they make it seem so difficult?

I recently went out to eat with my family and some friends to an upscale chain restaurant. This particular chain goes overboard on decorating. Large concrete statues and fountains great you as you approach the rotating door. Natural stone walls, expensive lighting and very plush seating were carefully selected and placed to give the feel of luxury. After being seated, the menu prices matched the decor. This is not my normal environment. I am more comfortable in a “mom and pop” style place where a cheese burger and fries tops the selection. Read more

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Cleaning Sends Your Message

Business’ and organizations are constantly being forced to find ways to attract and retain customers. They bend over backwards to give deeper discounts, provide better products and spend thousands of dollars on advertising to lure new business.

Schools are no different. They push for better educational supplies and more funding to provide a safer, healthier learning environment for students, yet cleaning gets over looked when it comes to restrooms and classrooms? With the scare of disease and illness threatening us every day, somehow, we still have a long way to go when it comes to providing clean restrooms. Read more