Facilities still don’t perform frequent quality cleaning audits to meet goals, but innovators are developing more accessible and cost-effective tools.
The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has offered a window into its renewal needs backlog by releasing facilities data for each of its school buildings.
A recent court decision to fine a property maintenance company for not protecting employees reveals health and worker safety training is still lacking.
Preventive maintenance programs have become standard practice, but they may miss variations in real-time conditions: The case for predictive maintenance.
Two Winnipeg men have designed and built a prototype of a mobile pressure washing truck that sustainably sterilizes and deodorizes all garbage bins.
A condominium’s amenities should set it apart from competitors, keeping owners and residents happy and suites occupied — at least, that’s the goal. A property
Educational facilities are embracing green cleaning programs, where such use is pertinent because children are more vulnerable to environmental exposures.
August is especially busy for custodians who have to begin preparing healthy and clean school before students return.
International Landscaping won a bid for Meadowvale North Business Park in Ontario and is now working on Canada’s largest electric landscaping project.
The way to best protect properties from summer flooding is to develop and follow a well-thought out disaster plan, customized to the facility's location.
Since the parking lot is the first thing people see when entering a property, it should be treated like a welcome mat and cleaned routinely.
Cleaning technology trends are evolving to meet the needs of contractors and facility managers who strive to maintain sustainable spaces that reuse water.
In recent years, property owners and managers may have noticed that the line paint in their parking lots is fading more quickly.
While all buildings need protection against potential pests, older buildings can face increased pest pressures and unique challenges if left unprepared.
An expert offers tips on how to prevent building vandalism, suggesting the best method is to remove graffiti fast to avoid future tagging.
The new collaborative office seems to be the answer to improved productivity and innovation; however, it introduces new issues of office cleanliness.
Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) is gaining ground. The luxurious-looking product also promises a long lifespan, but this requires proper care.