Preschooler vs. Playdoh: Vegan?
September 23, 2016
Scenario: Preschooler vs. Playdoh vs. Carpet otherwise known as “Total Disaster”
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup flour
- 1/2 cup salt
- 2 tsp cream of tartar
- 2 Tbsp veg oil (Vegan Mamma used canola oil)
Take Cleaning OFF Your List This Fall
August 26, 2015
It’s almost here… School days.
And if you thought it was bad running the kids to friends’ houses, the mall or the movies, fall really turns up the heat with sports practice every single day, honors society, and a host of other after-school activities.
Is Your Desk Actually Clean?
July 24, 2015
Think of places that are pools for germs, bacteria, and viruses. I’m sure the first places to come to mind are toilets, sinks, and kitchen counters. Am I right? What about your desk? What if I told you that your desk’s surface can have up to 400 times more bacteria than the office toilet seat? Pretty disgusting, right?
Beware the Kitchen Wasteland!
June 26, 2015
I’ve got a question for you, and I want you to answer me honestly:
When’s the last time you cleaned your refrigerator? I mean really cleaned it, as in removed every last item in there and went over it top to bottom, front to back? Can you remember? That long ago, huh?
Who’s Been in Your Home or Office?
February 24, 2015
When you hire a cleaning company, many cleaning companies use subcontractors to do the actual cleaning. These are hires which the owner doesn’t know, who “might have” passed only the most cursory background check. The owner of the cleaning company has very little control over these hires, and these are people who can disappear literally overnight – leaving you wondering why your home or office was not cleaned.
Wash Your Hands! Help Prevent Infections
August 22, 2014
Most of us were reminded time and time again as children ‘WASH YOUR HANDS!’ Then we reminded our children and their children … but who reminds us?
Rings….of the Porcelain Kind
August 1, 2014
Everyone in developed nations have at least one toilet, hence the porcelain throne. What a marvelous invention! Push a lever and down the drain everything goes. read more…
How to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality with Vacuuming
June 29, 2014
The primary reason Building Service Contractors (BSC) clean is to protect the health and safety of their clients’ clients – aka – the building occupants. Protecting health and safety should include careful chemical selection and usage, non-skid floor finish, restroom disinfection, touch point sanitation and prompt removal of trash to avoid attracting pests. read more…
When Are Disinfectants “GREEN”?
June 21, 2014
According to one expert, Rebecca S. Kaufold, Chemist at Spartan Chemical Company in Maume, Ohio: “Disinfectants are designed to kill, hence, they are not considered ‘green.’ Disinfectatnts, however, are necessary in specific applications, such as in an operating room. This is where product usage and facility priorities come into play. The Building Service Contractor (BSC) needs to work with the facility to identify what kill claims are necessary and determine what types of products carry those claims. From there, the BSC can try to find the ‘greenest’ product.
Achoo! What Your Floors Are Doing to Your Allergies
June 6, 2014
Ever heard the statement that people with asthma should remove their carpets to reduce allergens in their environment? Well, this may not necessarily be true. It would seem logical that carpets can trap and carry more dust, dander, pollen, mites, and other allergens than a hardwood floor. But a recent study suggests that homes with carpets and homes with other flooring are essentially equal in terms of allergen control.