Action Blog

Jun 29, 2020

How To Keep Your Business Clean After Reopening

Posted by T.J. Ostrishko
Reopening your business is just around the corner, and we at Action Unlimited are here to help ease your concerns with the virus on Environmental Surfaces. We understand there is misinformation that causes confusion with facility managers when trying to be prudent with their reopening initiatives. Follow the steps below to keep your...
Jun 29, 2020

Ask the Expert: Why Can’t Electrostatic Sprayers Be Used with Disinfects?

Posted by Chad Cooper
With the recent Coronavirus pandemic, emphasis has been placed on cleaning and disinfecting facilities before buildings re-open when our lockdown ends.  With facilities being mandated to disinfect surfaces every 15 minutes to an hour, efficiency of disinfection is critical to the health and safety of facility staff and all who pass...
Jun 29, 2020

5 Things Your Employees Need To Know Before Returning To Work After The Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted by Wayne Dippold
As we start to re-open businesses, falling into our daily work routines and habits can happen quickly. Let’s face it, we are all anxious to get back to the grind. Just as businesses are responsible to follow general guidelines to help protect their employees and customers, employees must also be responsible   during this crisis....

Topics: Employees and Labor

Mar 12, 2020

Tips to Keep Your Vehicle Clean

Posted by Patrick Peterson
Does your car always look like a war zone of pet fur, children's toys, food stains, and empty wrappers?

Topics: Cleaning Tips

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

Feb 27, 2020

Something Stinks! A 4 Minute Read on How to Control Your Restroom Odor

Posted by Jessica Ting
Are you having trouble keeping your restroom odor under control? According to CleanLink, “restrooms are the building service contract industry’s main complaint center”, which isn’t a huge surprise. As you already know, bathrooms, especially in high-trafficked facilities, have a tendency to harbor some less than pleasant odors.

Topics: Bathroom Cleaning

Feb 21, 2020

Why Your Janitorial Company Needs Employee Recognition

Posted by Katerina Mery
When your janitorial company loses an employee, you lose a lot more than a single staff member. Between compromised efficiency, lower safety standards, and the resources required to refill the position, the cost of turnover is extremely high.

Topics: Employees and Labor

Feb 13, 2020

Stopping the Spread of the Coronavirus.

Posted by Aaron D. Glazar
Action Unlimited Resources values the relationships with our customers and understands there is a lot of information and sadly some misinformation concerning the coronavirus. Recently our Sales and Management Teams at Action Unlimited attended a coronavirus Webinar informing us on the current prevention preparedness of the virus for...

Topics: Cleaning Tips

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

Jan 30, 2020

Looking to Hire Awesome Custodial Staff?

Posted by Jessica Ting
Have you been struggling to attract and hire top-notch cleaning staff? In our booming economy, unemployment is at 3.5%, the lowest it’s been in fifty years, and non-farm employment has increased by 6.7 million in the past three years. In general, job searchers tend to have more options to choose from, so finding the best custodial...

Topics: Employees and Labor

Jan 24, 2020

Help! How do I respond to a negative review?

Posted by Jessica Ting
As you are scrolling through your company’s reviews on Google, Yelp, and Facebook, you see lots of five-star reviews from your very satisfied customers. Then, all of a sudden, you stumble across a 1-star review from a disgruntled customer. Does this scenario sound familiar? When you come across a negative review online, how should...

Topics: Marketing for Commercial Cleaning Companies

Jan 16, 2020

Can Your Prospective Customers Find You Online?

Posted by Jessica Ting
A 2019 study found that 71% of commercial buyers start their research with generic Google searches, and 62% of buyers report that they make business decisions solely using online content. As the world moves rapidly toward digital, it is becoming critical for small businesses, including facility management companies, to be searchable...

Topics: Marketing for Commercial Cleaning Companies