Action Blog

Mar 5, 2020

Tried and True Ways to Clean Mold

Posted by Jessica Ting
Mold can be a pesky problem for facility managers and janitorial staff to deal with, especially in more humid areas. Mold grows in moist areas and can be commonly found around leaks in roofs, pipes, and windows. Additionally, mold can also grow on ceiling and wall panels, paper and cardboard products, paints, fabric, carpet, and...

Topics: General Cleaning, Cleaning Tips

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 29, 2019

10 Natural Ways to Rid Common Bugs From Your Office

No one wants to get into work on Monday to find a trail of ants crawling across their keyboard or a family of cockroaches living under the sink in the kitchen. Unfortunately, the workplace doesn’t always have the same cleaning accountability that a house would. You or your coworkers might leave crumbs in the kitchen at lunch and...

Topics: General Cleaning

Aug 8, 2019

Which Hand Washing System is Right for My Facility?

Posted by Hadley Poss
Commercial faucets, soap dispensers, and hand drying systems are all built for high traffic use. They will all work efficiently for excessive use, but with the endless options available, how does one decide which systems to implement in their facility? In this week’s post, we have created a guide that will break down the pros and...

Topics: General Cleaning

Jul 25, 2019

Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sanitizing – Oh My!

Posted by Hadley Poss
Are cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing all the same thing? The simple answer is no! They are all important parts of a trio that make up a successful process of facility maintenance and cleaning. Each one is a very necessary step towards a healthy and enjoyable environment and an important aspect of enhancing the quality of your...

Topics: General Cleaning, Commercial Cleaning

Jul 5, 2019

Dilution – Action’s Guide to Mixing the Right Solutions

Posted by Hadley Poss
No matter what chemicals you are working with – dilution is key to safety, and performance. If you over-dilute your chemicals you could be wasting product, time, and money and get incorrect results. If you under-dilute your chemicals you could be at risk of having a mixture of solution with a high risk of fume injury and/or chemical...

Topics: General 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

Jan 10, 2019

How to Land an Office Building Cleaning Contract

Posted by Hadley Poss
You want to secure more office building cleaning contracts, but where do you even begin? 

Topics: Contract Cleaning, General Cleaning, Facility Cleaning

Nov 16, 2018

3 Products to Never Use on Granite and What You Should Us Instead

Posted by Scott Jenkins
If you’ve never had granite countertops, then you may be used to simply cleaning your counters with whatever cleanser you happen to have on hand. Maybe you prefer to use natural products like vinegar and baking soda, or maybe you like products made by Mr. Clean. Regardless of what you’re used to using, however, when it comes to...

Topics: General Cleaning

Sep 27, 2018

5 Secrets that Make Gum Removal a Breeze

Posted by Wayne Dippold
The Issue: Gum in Carpet The Situation You arrive at your customer’s home as she guides you from room to room during your pre-inspection. Among other issues, she points out gum stuck in the carpet in the kid’s room and several spots downstairs in the playroom. This is her biggest concern as she has guests coming this weekend and is...

Topics: Floor Care, General Cleaning

Sep 20, 2018

Master these Vacuum Cleaner Facts and Be Successful

The most common question we are asked about vacuum cleaners is which type is the best? Personal preference and price are often the deciding factors but there are real differences that should be considered when buying this essential piece of cleaning equipment.

Topics: General Cleaning

Sep 13, 2018

7 Tips That Reduce Costs by Increasing Cleaning Efficiency

When is the last time you truly evaluated the efficiency of your cleaning operations? 

Topics: Contract Cleaning, General Cleaning