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Perceived Clean?

Posted by on Feb 22, 2011 in Cleaning | 0 comments

Perceived Clean?

THERE IS PERCEIVED “CLEAN” AND THERE IS CLEAN A principal of a small middle school had a problem with a few of the older girls starting to use lipstick. After applying lipstick in the bathroom they would then press their lips to the mirror and leave lip prints (purportedly practicing the perfect pucker).  Before it got out of hand he thought of a way to stop it.  He gathered all the girls together who wore lipstick and told them he wanted to meet with them in the ladies room at 2pm. They...

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QWERTYUIOP

Posted by on Feb 22, 2011 in Cleaning | 0 comments

QWERTYUIOP

QWERTYUIOP From GraceVine publication August 2005 Look at the letters used as the heading for this article.  Do they mean anything to you?  You’ve seen them many times.  It’s the top row of letters on the standard typewriter.  It is known as the QWERTY configuration and was developed in the 1870’s. Back then, Sholes & Co., the leading manufacturer of typewriters received many complaints from users about their typewriter keys sticking together if they typed too fast.  How did the company...

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Indoor Environment

Posted by on Feb 21, 2011 in Cleaning, Cleaning Chemicals | 0 comments

Indoor Environment

December 2010 New Technology Helps Cleaning Managers Solve Indoor Environmental Challenges By David Mudarri, PhD Steam vapor cleaning has been proven in the real world and validated in laboratories. Building owners and occupants beware.  Federal legislation requires that buildings become increasingly more energy efficient over time (e.g., http://www.epa.gov). Building envelopes are being tightened with increased insulation, more energy efficient windows, and lower rates of outdoor air...

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Surface Disinfection

Posted by on Jan 15, 2011 in Cleaning, Disinfection | 0 comments

Surface Disinfection

Hospital Surface Disinfection:  Time to Take a Closer Look at Steam Vapor By Benjamin D. Tanner, Ph.D. President, Antimicrobial Test Laboratories Taking an Honest Look at Hospital Surface Disinfection We live in an era of increasing antibiotic resistance.  Bacterial infections once easily cured by penicillin now resist whole classes of antibiotics.  Terms like “multi-drug resistant” and “extremely drug resistant” are fairly new, but have quickly become common in hospitals. The proximate causes...

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Cleaning for Appearance?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2010 in Cleaning | 0 comments

Cleaning for Appearance?

Cleaning for Appearance, Health, or Both When you clean your home, what is your main objective?  Are you cleaning for appearance, for health, or for both? Provided the surfaces are not badly degraded, stained, or damaged, you can achieve both, a clean appearance and a health environment.   With the right tools, the right equipment and knowledge of these tools and the equipment you are using, you could even possibly accomplish this in less time. Follow this blog for helpful information that...

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