Protect Your Business Against Fraud and Identity Theft

Did you know that the trash your cleaning company removes from your facility every day is a target for identity thieves? Communal trash cans often hold receipts, notes, and other paperwork that can expose critical information to criminals. Modern thieves are skilled at piecing together seemingly harmless information into data attacks. Between 2013 and 2015, […]

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How to Increase Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings

Multiple studies have confirmed that most commercial buildings waste 30% of their energy. In Southwest Virginia, the average commercial electric bill is $751. If 30% of that is wasted energy, the average commercial building is wasting $225.30 per month or $2,703 per year. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the bill of the average commercial […]

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Cleaning Standards for Medical Clinics and Dental Offices

While all offices should keep up to date on OSHA rules for the health and safety of the employees who work there, it is especially vital for medical and dental offices to adhere to OSHA standards. An inspection can happen anytime, so medical and dental offices must be prepared. Here are just a few of […]

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Is Your Office Furniture Hurting Your Back?

Do you leave each work day with an aching back? If so, it’s time to consider an ergonomic office chair. It’s something you spend 1,900 hours a year sitting in, yet most people spend far more money on desks, computers, and other office equipment than the crucial piece of furniture that supports their back. Discovering […]

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Four Reasons to Keep Your Store Windows Clean

The following guest post was contributed by ServiceMaster Restoration by Zaba. Are you always on the lookout for little ways to improve your business? In today’s competitive world, who isn’t? Fortunately, you don’t have to break the bank to make some major improvements to your store, restaurant, or office. Weather, traffic, and landscaping are just a […]

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Five Top Maintenance Management Software Solutions

From work order management to inventory control, maintenance management software can take the stress out of a variety of maintenance tasks. We’ve summarized the features, pros, and cons of the top-rated maintenance management software on Capterra to help your business choose the platform that will best suit its maintenance needs, including managing third-party vendors like […]

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Potential Dangers of Common Cleaning Products

When cleaning our homes and workplaces, our goal is to rid them of harmful germs and bacteria. Unfortunately, while they kill bacteria, many common cleaning products also cause damage in other ways through bad chemicals and other hazardous materials.  Learn about the potential dangers of common cleaning products to help avoid exposure to harmful chemicals. […]

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List of ServiceMaster Blogs Around the Country

ServiceMaster franchisees around the country keep pretty busy providing their commercial and residential customers with the best service in the cleaning and disaster recovery industry, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have the time for blogging.  In fact, many franchisees maintain active blogs, which can be a great source of information about cleaning techniques, industry […]

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Online Resources for Facilities Management Pros

In order to help our commercial cleaning customers keep up to speed on the latest developments in the facilities management industry, we have published a list of resources for facilities managers and maintenance professionals on our website. The list includes 75 of the most useful, informative, and up-to-date resources on the internet for anyone who […]

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Top New River Valley Events in May 2017

There’s always something to do in the gorgeous New River Valley, and with summer fast approaching, it’s time to get out and get enjoy it! In this post, we’re bringing you the top New River Valley Events to enjoy in May 2017. The Pulaski Pedalfest 2017 – Spring Ride To benefit the Ratcliffe Transportation Museum, […]

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