Action Blog

Jan 9, 2023

Facility Management Musts for 2023

Posted by Action Academy
Searching for the best ways to stay ahead of the competition and ensure success in 2023 and beyond? We thought so and figured we would offer some suggestions. From automation tools that can streamline processes, to artificial intelligence (AI) technology helping with predictive maintenance—here are some ideas you can use to run your...

Topics: Facility Cleaning, Commercial Cleaning, Cleaning Tips, facility technology

Aug 22, 2022

Action Listed on Inc. 5000 List for 2nd Consecutive Year

Posted by Aaron D. Glazar

Topics: news

Nov 23, 2021

What is the Best Way to Clean a Hospital Room?

Posted by Action Academy
Even before the pandemic, hospitals across the United States fought a fierce battle with keeping viruses, bacteria, parasites, and even mold at bay. The struggle with COVID-19 still wages on, and everyone from the janitorial staff, hospital administration, doctors, and nurses must protect themselves and patients from a potentially...

Topics: cleaning supplies, hospital cleaning

Oct 25, 2021

What Type of Cleaning Supplies Should Restaurants Use?

Posted by Action Academy
Your name and reputation are on the line when it comes to the restaurant's cleanliness. You must also consider other factors, including if the cleaning products are safe to use around your customers and food. What you use in the bathroom may not be suitable for cleaning up a kitchen mess.

Topics: restaurant cleaning, cleaning supplies

Sep 29, 2021

How to Properly Train Home Cleaners & Custodians

Posted by Action Academy
And Why It Matters Training cleaners and training custodians on how to appropriately clean and disinfect your business is key for success. Every industry may be different but there are some things that all businesses have in common. One of those things is ensuring your facility is clean and safe for everyone that enters it....

Topics: training cleaners, training custodians

Sep 1, 2021

The Best Way to Disinfect Restaurants

Posted by Action Academy
What, Why, and How Restaurant cleaning and disinfecting has always been an integral part of any successful food-service business. In today’s world, disinfecting restaurants is crucial to keeping customers safe and coming back for more. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the focus has gotten a lot narrower on the...
Sep 1, 2021

What Do Cleaning Consultants Do?

Posted by Action Academy
And Why Do You Need One? Cleaning consultants work with your business to analyze the amount you’re spending on cleaning overall and suggest ways for you to save money in this area. They also advise businesses on appropriate cleaning practices, modern methodologies, and products specific to their unique industry. Every industry...

Topics: Employees and Labor, Facility Cleaning, Office Cleaning

Jun 1, 2021

COVID19: Welcoming Employees Back to the Indoor Workplace

Posted by Action Academy
Many organizations are once again opening their doors for employees to return to the office. Although this is great, some employees may be reluctant. This will be a change, since for the past 15 months, they have worked remotely and adapted routines that make them personally feel safe and comfortable. So, what do you do, as an...

Topics: Employees and Labor, Facility Cleaning, Office Cleaning

Mar 19, 2021

COVID-19: Keeping Colleges Safe

Posted by Michelle Sheridan
The outbreak of Covid-19 significantly disrupted colleges and universities throughout the country. Instributions canceled in-person classes and moved to remote instruction, and every aspect of college life was threatened - from admissions to college life to athletics. Higher education institutions’ financial future has also been...
Mar 11, 2021

Safe Covid Disinfection for Schools

Posted by Wayne Dippold
As schools begin to re-open and regain some normalcy, cleaning and disinfecting are more important than ever before. But with so many options, how do you choose a safe and effective disinfectant?
Feb 4, 2021

HAI (Healthcare-Associated Infections) Reduction Strategies

Posted by Aaron D. Glazar
Overview Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) are a transfer of secondary infections to a patient while convalescing in a healthcare facility. For example, a patient enters the hospital for a routine appendectomy and picks up an MRSA infection while in the facility. Assuming the patient contracted the MRSA infection while in the...

Topics: Facility Cleaning

Jan 25, 2021

Want to increase patient satisfaction? Focus on cleanliness

Posted by Michelle Sheridan
Healthcare patients have more information than ever about the facilities they decide to frequent. Between Google reviews, ZocDoc, and other sites, it’s become easier for patients to share their experiences and encourage (or warn) other patients about using an organization’s services. Patient satisfaction can be garnered in a number...