For custodial workers, janitorial carts are necessary items that improve worker productivity and boost morale.
Some facilities no longer apply protective finishes to floors due to time, cost and environmental issues. Here are some healthy and manageable options.
A veteran in the professional cleaning industry offers insight into cleaning and maintaining dance floors.
Kevin Daum, founder and president of Save the Oceans Inc., explains how building owners can responsibly mitigate damage from oil in parking lots.
Properties landlocked in the downtown core may have limited green space to work with. An expert offers condo landscaping tips for making the most of it.
Although sun-filled days of idling by the pool may be long gone until next summer, facility managers and building owners must still maintain commercial spas
With scores of manufacturers, machines and models, selecting carpet-cleaning equipment can be confusing. Debby Davis decodes key factors to consider.
How can staff and tenants get rid of and prevent drain flies? Dan McCabe of Magical Pest Control offers his expert advice.
How can centralized recycling stations help improve waste diversion and streamline its collection? Gavin Bajin of ServiceMaster Canada explains.
What steps can property owners take to prevent flooding caused by snow melt? Kevin Wong of the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating explains.
What are the early signs of a pest infestation, and what steps should be taken once one is identified? Dan Dawson of Orkin Canada offers his expert advice.
How often should elevator maintenance inspections be undertaken? Ray Eleid of Solucore Inc. offers his expert opinion.
How can winter matting be designed to serve its function with style? Anita Wiklém, creative director at Wiklém Design Inc., offers her expert opinion.
Shayne Butcher of the Calibre Group of Companies explains how recycled and environmentally-friendly paints differ from their regular counterparts, and why they may be a good choice for a property owner's next project.
Do allergens affect indoor air quality? ServiceMaster Canada's director of business services, Gavin Bajin, weighs in.
The Planning Partnership's Karen Leasa and Michael A. Ormston-Holloway explain what permeable pavement can offer property managers and developers.
When should stairwell railings be updated? Dennis Parolin, president of Dufferin Iron & Railings, provides insight.