Action Blog

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

Apr 4, 2019

Spring Cleaning Your Facility

Posted by Hadley Poss
Whether you are a commercial cleaning company, a hired cleaning attendant, or in charge of overseeing cleaning in your facility – it’s time to start coming up with a spring-cleaning plan. Yes, that’s right -- Spring is here! The days are getting longer, we are shaking the chilly winter blues, and productivity is rising. This makes...

Topics: Facility Cleaning, Commercial Cleaning

Feb 21, 2019

What Companies are in Need of Cleaning Contracts?

Posted by Hadley Poss
Obviously, if you’re in the industry you believe that every business needs a cleaning service! The reality is that some companies need one more than others and those companies are who you should be connecting with. Yes, we would love for you to clean every business in the entire city, but the best use of your time is to focus on the...

Topics: General Cleaning, Facility Cleaning, School Cleaning, Healthcare Cleaning