Beating Big Box & Global Chains

Janitors and Public Restrooms: The Art of Safe Cleaning

A janitor’s job is widely considered as one of the most difficult in the world. A janitor that has to clean public restrooms all day needs all the protective gear and safety equipment they can get from the facility owner. Their uniform needs to be…

Cleaning Walk-In Cooler Boxes and Freezers

Serving your customers from clean foodservice areas is priority number one. Your walk-in cooler, grill, fryer, and sundry equipment used for service need to be cleaned periodically. This will ensure that no bacteria or harmful chemicals find their way into your customers’ food. Some insects…

Danger! Not Cleaning Soft Serve and Ice Machines

Two of the most neglected food service areas are the soft serve machine and the restaurant ice machine. It is not uncommon to find pest debris in both of them, which can cause major health issues for your customers. Cleaning these needs to be a…

Five Ways To Beat Big Brands At Their Own Game

Have a plan, the necessary tools and equipment, and a team to execute the plan Here are 5 ways to beat the competition at the #1 most overlooked reason that customers return again and again. The condition of your facility has the biggest impact on…

Staff Presentation Hygienic Rules

Employees are the human faces of your company Hygiene and staff presentation are key areas in facility management. Your employees are the human faces of your company, each one of them an ambassador promoting your brand. Staff with food-stained uniforms, poor personal hygiene, and shabby…

Techniques For Round-The-Clock Facility Management

Getting things cleaned and fixed with faster, more efficient methods  Time is always a factor when you have facility cleanliness and maintenance to consider. Computerized systems should let your managers and staff know when routine maintenance should be conducted to keep your equipment and machinery…

5 Guiding Principles of Technology For Facility Managers

Using technology to compete with larger brands New facility managers need a set of principles that will guide them on their path to building cleaner, well-maintained businesses. These guiding principles will keep them on track and pushing for the right things and toward the right…

The Benefits of Inspired Facility Maintenance Management

Creating a cleaner, better environment for everyone When your company takes the time to get facility management right, it opens up a whole new world for your business. Sanitation and facility maintenance are critical for repeat business these days and managing them is essential. There…

How-To Build Your Business Facility Maintenance Team

Working together to make your building’s cleanliness and sanitation priority #1 A business facility maintenance team exists to ensure that the facility that you are in is always in optimum shape—whether that means adding a bit of paint, fixing a broken stove, repairing electrical issues,…

Facility Hygiene Management & Maintenance Book

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The Importance of Facility Hygiene: The Stats

Customers have become less forgiving about hygiene Facility hygiene has a lot going for it right now. Facility hygiene statistical research has linked a company’s cleanliness with its ability to attract new customers. A recent retail consumer study by MARC Research and National In-Store has…

Bringing In Repeat Business: Facility Management Rules

Repeat business happens when there is an overall impression of professionalism  Larger brands have been through the process of mapping out their teams, the tools and equipment they need, and how often they will have to replace the consumables that will keep these teams stocked…

Clean Money: How Keeping it Clean Brings In The Business

Cleanliness scores higher than atmosphere, food quality, and customer service As it turns out, cleanliness is harshly evaluated by customers nearly all the time. It helps them organize their priorities, directs where they spend their money, changes their perceptions about a brand nearly instantly, and…

The Restroom Chronicles: Why Cleaning Matters

Your restroom is more important than you know.  Perhaps the most important task of all is cleaning public restrooms. On review sites, unclean restroom complaints make up a huge percentage of why customers do not return to a facility they have visited. Here is why…

Your Facility Management Checklist: Getting Ahead

Ensuring you cover all your essential bases with a facilities management checklist What are the main areas a facility management checklist will need to focus on when training a new position with your family-owned brand? Use this checklist to help determine how you are going…

Why Focus On Adequate Preventive Facility Maintenance

Without Adequate Preventive Facility Maintenance your entire business can and will fall to pieces. Adequate Preventive facility maintenance and management are measures that your family-owned brand needs to consider investing in to keep up with larger brands and eventually learn how to outdo them. This…

7 Facility Maintenance Mistakes To Avoid

Create the environment you want for your company It is true that even the owners with the best intentions sometimes make the worst mistakes when trying to cut corners with cleaning and maintenance teams. This can be downright dangerous, and steps need to be taken…

Facility Décor Maintenance

Keep your décor functional, beautiful, and readily available for your target customer, patient, or client A crucial part of the cleanliness of your facility extends to your décor and staff too. If your décor is old and outdated and your staff are not focused on…

The Tools and Supplies Required For Building Maintenance

Need-to-have building maintenance supplies no matter your industry Your whole building matters, and that means it is not just hygiene that is a cause for concern. In fact, the building maintenance process also involves technical work to keep your facility in good shape. Once your…

Customer-Centric Cleaning

A Competitive Edge: The Idea of Customer-Centric Cleaning What is customer-centric cleaning, you may ask? Think of it this way. If you have 100 customers that stop by your facility on any given day, that means that you have 100 chances to generate either a…