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

facilities management resources

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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The Dirtiest Places in the Workplace

Dirty Workplace

As the Flu season comes to an end with summer just around the corner, you may not think twice about the germs we’re exposed to in the office. However, we are exposed to viruses, germs, and bacteria all over the workplace year-round, not just in the dreary winter months. Though many companies invest in cleaning […]

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How a Clean Facility Improves Workplace Safety

commercial cleaning

A clean workplace means much more than having that fresh, sparkling appearance. It also helps improve workplace safety. The US Department of Labor reports that in 2015, nearly 3 million nonfatal injuries and illnesses were reported by private employers, and just over half of those required days off work, job transfer, or restricted duties. Many […]

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Quick Tips for Cleaning Upholstery

cleaning upholstery

Keeping your upholstered furnishings clean, fresh-smelling and stain-free are arguably as important to your business as keeping restrooms clean! Dust, dirt, and grime can become embedded in the fibers, not only leaving your office furnishings looking dingy but also contributing to the fabric wearing out prematurely. This early breakdown will result in unexpected premature replacement […]

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How to Remove Chewing Gum Stains

ServiceMaster Commercial Cleaning is pleased to announce that we are now adding chewing gum removal to the list of services we provide to clients in Roanoke, the New River Valley, and the surrounding areas.  We use an industrial-strength chewing gum removal machine that delivers steam at the point of contact, which makes it possible to […]

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