Action Blog

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

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

Dec 4, 2020

Using ATP Verification to Improve and Verify Sanitation Standards

Posted by Michelle Sheridan
ATP cleaning verification systems are the latest tool to ensure that you're cleaning thoroughly and efficiently, saving you time and money while protecting your health.  

Topics: Workplace Safety, Facility Cleaning, School Cleaning, Healthcare Cleaning

Feb 6, 2020

Innovations in Facility Management Technology We're Excited About

Posted by Jessica Ting
New technology is not only changing the way we live our lives, it is also drastically changing the way we do business and the way we work. The facility management industry is no exception; in recent years, facility managers have adopted a slew of technological innovations that have improved efficiency, safety, and quality of...

Topics: Facility Cleaning, Cleaning Tips

Nov 8, 2019

How to Protect Your Back While Cleaning on a Jobsite

Posted by Gina H.
The daily routine of cleaning a job site is one that sees you bending over, twisting from side to side, and lifting heavy things as you make sure that the area is clear for the next working day. These repetitive motions put a lot of strain on your back, and if you're not taking steps to protect yourself, you can easily wind up with...

Topics: Workplace Safety, Facility Cleaning

Oct 24, 2019

Frightening Facility Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Jessica Ting
As the temperature outside becomes chillier and the leaves start turning yellow and red, we know that our favorite spooky holiday is right around the corner. In honor of Halloween, we’ve put together a list of some of the frightening facility maintenance mistakes to avoid:

Topics: Facility Cleaning

Sep 27, 2019

All Things Air: Maintaining Your Facility’s Air Quality

Posted by Jessica Ting
Did you know that the air quality indoors can have higher amounts of pollutants than the air outdoors?

Topics: Facility Cleaning

Sep 19, 2019

Step-by-Step Guide: Stocking the Essentials for Your Business

Posted by Jessica Ting
As a business owner, we understand that you are busy running your business. To make your life easier, we’ve put together a guide to help you stock the essentials you need for your business:

Topics: General Cleaning, Facility Cleaning

Aug 22, 2019

Facility Maintenance Safety Starts with the Right Gloves

Posted by Jessica Ting
Did you know that there are over 100,000 workplace hand injuries that lead to lost time every year in the United States?

Topics: Contract Cleaning, Workplace Safety, Facility Cleaning

Aug 15, 2019

Facility Maintenance Safety Starts with the Right Gear

Posted by Hadley Poss
Safety is the key to success in almost every scenario, especially in the workplace. According to Fibergate, one of the top reasons for staff turnover is feeling unsafe in the workplace. Facility maintenance staff members need to be extremely cautious throughout their work day if they are consistently dealing with harsh chemicals,...

Topics: Facility Cleaning

Jul 11, 2019

Which Sponges and Scrubbers to Use on My Facility’s Surfaces?

Posted by Hadley Poss
Some may say that the solution you choose to maintain the surfaces you are responsible for in a commercial facility is the most important part of the cleaning process. Though the cleaning solution is important, it would be useless without the proper tool to clean with. Sponges, scrubbers, wipers, scouring pads or sticks are just a...

Topics: Facility Cleaning