Shining the Light on Canada’s Fast Food Industry

Shining the Light on Canada’s Fast Food Industry According to a 2018 report from IBISWorld, which evaluates a wide-range of industries to determine how they are currently doing and their future, the Canadian Fast Food (aka. Quick Service) industry has a bright future ahead of it.  But the report adds [...]

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Five Tips For Keeping Commercial Kitchen Floors Clean

As warmer weather returns in many parts of North America, one thing that restaurants, school cafeterias, and all commercial kitchens must be aware of is the return of insects. Many insects hide during the cold winter months, but warmer weather brings them out in force. “One of the big concerns with [...]

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What You Need to Know about UL410 Certified Floorcare Products

Earlier this year, Avmor announced that five of its most popular floorcare products had been UL410 Certified.  Those products are:Avmor’s EP80, a concentrated floor sealer/finish. EP82, an ultra-high-speed (UHS) floor finish that provides high-gloss retention. PREMIERE, a high-gloss floor finish designed for low to heavily trafficked areas. DISTANCE, a UHS floor finish [...]

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Five Questions and Answers about Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents

Five Questions and Answers about Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents Building managers and cleaning professionals are likely aware of the big slip and fall accident problem in North America.  In the U.S., it is estimated there are about three million emergency room visits each year due to slip and fall [...]

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“Green” Winter Floor Care

If you are a steadfast believer in the Farmer’s Almanac, get ready now for the coming winter. According to the 2018 Canadian Farmer’s Almanac, here is what you can expect: “Anticipate a return to a colder, more normal winter from Quebec east into the Maritimes, with many locations experiencing above-normal [...]

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People are Falling – Statistics are NOT

This is the eye catching title of a 2015 article posted in Canada’s Occupational Health & Safety Magazine. According to the article, more than 40,000 Canadian workers are injured on the job due to a slip and fall accident. Along with the personal suffering, this costs employers and the [...]

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Winter conditions challenge facility maintenance

Snow and ice removal practices to prevent slip-and-falls and preserve flooring Wednesday, February 15, 2017 By Robert KravitzPowerful blizzards and record-breaking snowfalls are hitting provinces across Canada this winter. This week, a heavy winter storm hit the Maritimes, while about 30 centimetres of snow fell in the greater Montreal area. With these [...]

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Keeping Senior Living Facilities Healthy and Clean

Keeping Senior Living Facilities Healthy and Clean Canadians are living increasingly longer lives which means that senior living facilities are welcoming larger numbers of seniors into their buildings. Operating a healthy senior living facility is therefore not only beneficial for your business but helps optimize health care workers who are [...]

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Benefits of Healthy Indoor Air Quality

Study indicates the benefits of healthy indoor air quality in improving cognitive functioning by reducing VOCs and CO2.   A study published in 2015 from Harvard University about the benefit of healthy indoor air quality appears to say it all. According to the study, “people who work in well-ventilated offices [...]

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Focusing on Indoor Air Quality

School administrators have known for years that poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can have a negative impact on the health and performance of students, teachers, and all other staff. And, according to the Asthma Initiative of Michigan (AIM), which is designed to help educate parents, teachers, and school administrators [...]

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Keeping Restaurants Clean and Healthy

Keeping Restaurants Clean and Healthy Using Sustainable Products Food safety is a restaurant owner’s first priority as it enables the business to function according to the Restaurant Food and Safety Inspection Standards and preserves the health and safety of customers. However, food safety and a clean, healthy environment is not [...]

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Protecting yourself against the Flu

Protecting your facility against the flu requires implementation of the right cleaning and disinfection procedures as well as clear and effective training programs. Healthy employees are conducive to a healthier and more productive work environment. While employees frequent your facility, make sure to communicate with employees about the importance [...]

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Salt and Calcium Removal to Prepare for the Upcoming Winter Season

Winter is coming and we cannot deny it is fast approaching. Rather than dreading the winter weather that can wreck our facility floors, taking a proactive approach and preparing for inevitable salt and calcium stains can go a long way in facilitating the cleaning process. Conquer the winter challenges effectively. [...]

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Mobile Cleaning Carts Simplify Washroom Cleaning

Using mobile cleaning carts is an excellent way to implement a convenient routine cleaning. The flexibility and manoeuverability of cleaning carts make them an ideal component for a maintenance schedule in any facility. Using a cleaning cart that is most appropriate for your cleaning needs will optimize practicality.  The [...]

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Clean and Healthy Washrooms will help Retain and Attract Customers

Providing customers with a positive impression of your business can stem from the most unexpected places such as the washroom. Here are some aspects to keep in mind that will help guarantee a clean and healthy washroom. Cleaning First impressions can determine whether or not customers will return to your facility [...]

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Keeping Educational Facilities Healthy

Educational facilities operate for youths across all ages, from toddlers and children in elementary school, to the teenagers and young adults in high school and university. There are many objectives when implementing a cleaning program in educational facilities such as improving the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) for all students, [...]

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Go Green! Use Ecofont!

Cultural awareness of the environmental impact humans have has become extremely prevalent in our society with new programs and innovative undertakings constantly changing our lives to help the world become greener. Ironically, in the ‘digital age’ we still consume enormous amounts of mashed up, bleached tree pulp, most of [...]

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