News

Fresh Foam

News

How Commercial Disinfecting Can Help Combat Covid-19 And Other Illnesses

Maintaining a facility that is clean is likely always on the top of your list of priorities, but in the middle of a pandemic, it has become more important than ever before. Afterall, how do you keep people safe while still keeping your business open? How do you ensure your employees are healthy? From enforcing CDC guidelines to supplying protective gear, there are a variety of steps you can take to protect your workers, your customers, and yourself.

Read More

What is Encapsulation Carpet Cleaning?

You may have heard the term “encapping” when researching carpet cleaning for your facilities, but do you know what it means? It is a relatively new method of cleaning carpet and is much different than traditional wand or steam cleaning that offers a variety of benefits. Compared to other methods of carpet cleaning, encapsulation cleaning typically leads to far superior results. It is a method of cleaning carpet with minimal water and chemicals that offers deep, restorative cleaning.

Read More

Are Germs Hiding in These Commonly Overlooked Areas of Your Property?

Do you know that office worker’s hands touch some 10 million bacteria every single day? Workplace common areas are the most likely place that employees and tenants pass around germs. If these surfaces are not cleaned and disinfected properly, these commonly used surfaces could be harboring cold and flu viruses. With the addition of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to make sure that high touch surfaces are getting the disinfecting they need. Take a look at some of the places bacteria and germs could be hiding.

Read More

Are Your Services Being Outsourced? You Might Want to Think Again.

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.

Read More
Closeup of a foam spinner chute

Trash Chute Maintenance: Everyone’s Job

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.

Read More

Questions About Your Trash Chute? We Have Answers!

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.

Read More

Tips for Cleaning Your Carpet After a Flood

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.

Read More