High-performing matting systems provide many benefits that help facilities stay safer, cleaner and healthier, but many facility managers and cleaning professionals are unaware of these, according to a press release.
According to the release, the following Q & A with Dennis Knapp, director of sales for Crown Mats and Matting, is designed to present some of the many benefits of mats:
Question: How do mats help keep facilities clean?
When it comes to removing dry soil from hard surface floors, such as those typically found in correctional facilities, the first reaction usually is to grab a broom or dust mop and start sweeping. And while this may be the correct course of action in a very large area of the facility, in smaller areas such as offices an alternative that might prove healthier and even faster is vacuuming the floor using one of the new generation of backpack vacuums.
There are many beliefs when it comes to germs and bacteria in restrooms, but how many of them are true? Kaivac sets the record straight by identifying which of the following are myths and which are true.
• Toilet seats are a health risk. – False. Most common viruses and bacteria die quickly, so by the time they are present on a toilet seat, they probably have already died. Further, skin-to-skin transmission of germs is usually a concern only if there is an open wound or sore.
Tornado® Industries, a leading manufacturer of professional cleaning equipment, is beginning a “Summer Like and Learn” campaign on its Facebook site. The program will be designed to provide cleaning professionals and facility managers—especially those at schools and universities—with information addressing the special cleaning projects typically performed during the summer months.
WASHINGTON — Green Seal reports that some institutional purchasers have contacted the organization regarding its recently published GS-51 “Standard for Laundry Care Products for Industrial and Institutional Use,” according to a press release.
Most have questions regarding the new standard’s scope, regulatory and performance issues and related items, the release stated.
According to the release, some of the most frequent questions, answered by Mark Petruzzi, senior vice president of outreach and strategic relations for Green Seal, include:
According to Daniel Frimml, technical service coordinator for Tornado Industries, AGM batteries were invented during the late 1970s and used in military aircraft, telecommunications systems, traffic signals and other devices beginning in the mid-1980s.
“One of the big benefits of AGM batteries is that they tend to deliver high currents [of power] on demand and offer a relatively long service life,” says Frimml. “Some AGM batteries can also discharge down further than lead-acid batteries, meaning the equipment will run longer between charges.”
According to Frimml, some of the other benefits of AGM batteries include:
Kaivac announced that two new manufacturer’s rep groups will begin marketing Kaivac products at various locations throughout the country.
The two groups are:
- TRC Marketing, Inc., based in Denver, Colo., which markets products in Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico; and
- Allied Sales & Marketing, based in Houston, Texas, which serves markets in Oklahoma, Tennesee, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
“These two marketing groups are highly regarded in their communities and in the industry,” says Tom Morrison, vice president of marketing for Kaivac. “We wholeheartedly welcome them to the Kaivac team
The words we use when marketing our services can make a big difference in whether we secure new customers or not.
This is true in most industries and is very true in the cleaning as well as the professional carpet cleaning industries.
“Spoken and written words can carry awesome power,” says Doyle Bloss, head of marketing for U.S. Products and HydraMaster, leading manufacturers of professional carpet and floor care equipment.
“However, words can add positive power, helping us gain success, or they can work against us, minimizing or even eliminating marketing success,” adds Bloss. “Some words are almost magical in helping to land customers, while others can kill the deal almost on the spot.”