One of the most important factors tenants consider when leasing a residence is cleanliness. That includes everything from the odors they smell, carpet cleanliness, how clean public and private areas of the building or complex are, and whether trash holding areas are maintained and clean. Building managers and owners must decide the most effective way to ensure all areas of the property are maintained, clean, and odor free. Just one bad review can damage a property’s reputation. That makes it even more important for building owners and managers to know exactly who will be handling the cleaning tasks when they contract with a company.
Garbage discharge systems are used daily around the world by millions of people. Although most people know the benefits of these systems, they often don’t know exactly how they work and why – and how – they need to be kept clean at all times. Like many things, we only take notice of them when they aren’t working. That’s why it is important to know a few of the technical details behind trash chutes.
A trash chute, also known as a garbage chute, is a tube typically made of galvanized steel that allows trash to fall from higher areas of a building to lower levels. Chutes must be one length from top to bottom and must be installed and maintained by the National Fire Protection Agency. Now that you know the basics of trash chutes, lets discuss some of the frequently asked questions when it comes to these building workhorses.
Household carpet sees a lot – from last night’s spaghetti and wine to muddy footprints. And when the weather gets really bad, water damage can be added to the list. The pad underneath the carpet and the fibers of the carpet itself can absorb a lot of water which can lead to mold and mildew. Often times, restoring carpet after water damage is a job for professionals.
As the Delta variant of COVID-19 spreads across the U.S. and the world, those of us at Fresh Foam want to help you keep your business as safe and healthy as possible. While none of us know how long the strain will impact our lives, we do know that there are ways that you can keep your employees, customers, and business safe. By understanding the variant and taking precautions to prevent the spread and impact of the virus, we can help protect each other.
There are a lot of reasons why an odor may be hanging around your house. Some smells are indications of danger, such as decomposition or mold growth, while others are more of a nuisance and not so serious. To find out what could be causing your foul odors and how to fix them, read on.