Keeping High-Touch Surfaces Clean As the world continues to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important to customers than ever that organizations and businesses maintain clean and hygienic facilities. But not all common areas get the same level of contact or “touch traffic” as others, and some locations may have different exposure risks depending […]The post Keeping High-Touch Surfaces Clean first appeared on Core America.
Using UV Lights For Cleanliness Before any well-known cleaning product was ever created, sunlight was one of the best naturally occurring cleaners available. UV light has a shorter wavelength than light you can see, and it can penetrate and destroy the bodies of viruses and bacteria. While UV light is very effective at eliminating bacteria […]The post Using UV Lights For Cleanliness first appeared on Core America.
Why ATP Testing Is Important For Cleanliness As the world focuses on re-opening from the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are searching for better ways to ensure their premises, visitors, and employees are safe from biological risks like viruses and mold. ATP (Adenosine triphosphate) testing is often used to protect areas against microscopic hazards by identifying […]The post Why ATP Testing Is Important For Cleanliness first appeared on Core America.
When you think about cleaning materials, common products like soap, water, and cleaning solutions like bleach probably come to mind. However, traditional cleaning tools are changing, and consumers are becoming more conscious of how cleaning methods affect themselves and the environment. Microfiber technology is one of the most important innovations for the cleaning industry in […]The post The Health Benefits Of Microfiber first appeared on Core America.
As the world continues to monitor the severity, treatment, and causes of the COVID-19 pandemic, it becomes crucial to keep surfaces and spaces as free from disease and pathogens as possible. However, many cleaning professionals are combining microfiber technology with approved disinfectants on EPA’s List N for COVID-19 effectiveness, combining microfiber’s efficient pathogen removal properties […]The post Why Use Microfiber Cloths During The COVID-19 Pandemic first appeared on Core America.
Core Management Services is excited to announce that its own Anthony F. Maione will be co-presenting a seminar at the ISSA/Interclean 2016 show in Chicago. Anthony is teaming up with Cleaning Management Institute’s Brant Insero to teach CMI’s Accredited Auditing Professional (“AAP”) course. This AAP seminar takes place on Thursday, October 27 from 2:00 p.m. […]The post Core to Co-Present the AAP Course at ISSA/Interclean 2016 first appeared on Core America.
Tony Maione speaks about production rates and how they can used to improve the efficiency of janitorial programs.The post Core President & CEO Speaks about Production Rates first appeared on Core America.
CleanLink.com recently posted a great article that helps identify the single biggest water-consuming fixture in a facility: the toilet. Although the article is published by Waterless Co., and therefore biased towards replacing traditional fixtures with waterless units, the information is helpful nonetheless, if for nothing else than potential cost savings. Data from the article: • The average […]The post Save Water, Save Money for Your Facility first appeared on Core America.
Binghamton University (BU) recently recognized Stephen Gowe with an award for Distinguished Service. Gowe is assistant director of Maintenance and Operations at the public university, overseeing facilities that accommodate over 12,000+ undergraduate students. Gowe attributes much of his success at BU to the help of a custodial consultant – Core Management Services. College Planning & Management ran […]The post Facility Manager at Major University Uses Consultant to Stay On Top first appeared on Core America.
Together, we’ve used this series to navigate the murky waters of quality assurance programs. We’ve outlined the many considerations that go into the planning stages, and we’ve discussed the advantages and challenges of developing your own program as opposed to purchasing a program from a third party. Today we conclude the series by offering our […]The post Custodial Consulting for Colleges & Universities Quality Assurance Basics for In-House Custodial Professionals Part 9: Using a Professional Program for Quality Assurance first appeared on Core America.
If you read our last article, then maybe you’re ready to work with an outside party to develop a quality assurance program for your in-house cleaning organization. If so, there are a few important things for you to consider before you make that decision. First consideration: the introduction of the program into your organization must […]The post Custodial Consulting for Colleges & Universities Quality Assurance Basics for In-House Custodial Professionals Part 8: The Challenges of Purchasing a Ready-to-Use Program first appeared on Core America.