Author Archives: Sherri Sagan

Hard Flooring Care

One of the first things someone sees when entering your facility are your floors, which can help shape their perceptions of how clean the entire building is. Hard flooring that looks dirty, scuffed or dull can give the impression that the facility’s cleanliness standards are lacking. By developing a maintenance program which includes cleaning and polishing […]

Why would I want an electrostatic sprayer ?

What would I use it for after COVID?The right electrostatic sprayer can be used with a multitude of products. Using deodorizers, and sanitizing against viruses such as Flu or MRSA should be a year-round habit. What are the benefits of electrostatic technology?*Electrostatic sprayers apply a positive charge to disinfectants and other liquids as they pass through the nozzle. The positively […]

Penetrants vs. Lubricants (Part 2)

Last time we went over penetrating oils that are used to free frozen nuts, bolts, locks, and other metal items that usually contain rust and corrosion.This time we will get a little more into lubricants that are used to protect metal parts and keep them from becoming stuck in the first place.   What are lubricants?A lubricant […]

Penetrants vs. Lubricants Part 1

Penetrants vs. Lubricants (Part 1) Penetrating oils are used to free frozen nuts, bolts, locks, and other metal items that usually contain rust and corrosion. Lubricating oils are used to protect metal parts and keep them from becoming stuck in the first place. They are also used to quiet squeaks, noises and friction that come from metal parts rubbing together.Today […]

Winterize Vehicles and Equipment

Winterize Your Vehicles and Equipment (another handy checklist) Last time we went over ways to prep your commercial property for winter. It is just as important to prep and take care of your vehicles and snow removal equipment to keep them in top shape so they perform well and won’t leave you out in the cold. Wash […]

Winterize Commercial Buildings

Winter-proof your commercial property PlumbingDon’t wait until a costly leak or burst pipe rears its head. Building’s pipes may burst with freezing temperatures. Ensure that your plumbing system is well insulated. Check the irrigation system, exterior faucets, and drain hoses. Insulate and seal cracks and openings around exposed pipes. Heating systemsMake sure you are getting […]

Inviting Exteriors

An inviting and appealing entrance area is important for commercial buildings of all types, apartment complexes and residential facilities. Some simple changes like unique pathways, different textures and colors, and seating areas can help draw customers into your facility.  Creating Inviting Outdoor Areas:without breaking your back or your bank account Adding colorful plants to complement […]

Beneficial Bacteria

Put bacteria to work for you removing odors and build-ups Bacteria are microscopic, single-celled organisms that thrive in diverse environments. They can be used in food processing, biotechnology, medicines, cleaners and so much more. Bacteria for cleaning and odor control are incredibly helpful for those who maintain buildings and other facilities on a daily basis. […]

Cleaning vs. Disinfecting

What do I need to do to be safe without creating extra workfor my limited staff? As workplaces around the nation start reopening for business with the lifting of some requirements meant to limit the spread of coronavirus, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Centers for Disease Control released tips to help people properly clean […]

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