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Cost Savings? It's In The Bag!

The first step in any sustainability program is to reduce consumption through efficiency measures. Reducing the energy necessary to constantly change ...

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PPE Removal

We're all familiar with PPE at this point. The use of PPE, or personal protective equipment, has become even more prominent in the midst of the c...

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Microfiber - Is it worth the switch?

Looking for a quick and easy shift towards preserving environmental resources? Switching to microfiber can help.

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Tips When Choosing an Electrostatic Sprayer

As we are continuing to re-open schools, experiencing high-traffic in hospitals, and returning to work and travel, having a total solution for infecti...

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Preventative Equipment Maintenance - It Pays Off

Floor equipment and vacuum cleaners are similar to any other equipment you use, they are more reliable the more you take care of them.

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Reducing Custodian Cross-Contamination

Cross contamination can cause the spread of germs and viruses, including COVID-19. Although healthcare workers are often trained on reducing cross con...

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School Bus Disinfection Tips

School buses are prone to the spread of diseases such as colds and the flu, and COVID-19 is no exception. Surfaces such as the back of seats and hand ...

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How to Reap the Cost Benefits of a Microfiber Program

By now we've all heard of microfiber. We've given insight to its many advantages in our previous blogs

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The Shift Towards Online Certification Training Platforms

Richard Brown, the assistant director of building services at Princeton University, credits online certification courses as a tool for helping him

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Routine Preventative Maintenance for your ProTeam Backpack Vacuum

Just as you maintain your car by getting a regular oil change, frequent preventative maintenance is required to extend the life and performance of you...

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Odors are No Match for Us!

Pike Systems is revolutionizing the way we fight odors! Introducing Fresh Wave IAQ, the newest product in odor elimination.

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Are your Auto Scrubbers ready for a new school year?

As the students gear up for a new year of learning, it is important that custodians too prepare for a school year and make sure all the auto scrubbers...

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Updated:How to Choose the Right Floor Pad

Preserving the appearance and the cleanliness of a floor begins with selecting the right floor pad. This ensures that the job is done right

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Why Commercial Vacuums beat out Consumer Vacuums every time.

Far too often, we hear stories about contractors purchasing consumer grade vacuums because they need them fast and they are convenient and inexpensive...

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The Future of Squeegee Blades is Here!

We are proud to introduce Hydrotec Squeegee Blades from Pike Systems! The squeegee blades are engineered from natural rubber using advanced techno...

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Tips for Your Summer Floor Care

Summer is officially in full swing! The kids are out of school and the Chicago weather is finally warm! Now is the time to get those floors lo...

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Vacuuming 101

Vacuuming is the most efficient way to keep your carpet clean. Depending on the foot traffic, the general cleaning formula ranges from daily for busy ...

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The Benefits of the Carpet and Rug Institute Seal of Approval

Do you often see the labels above, but aren't entirely sure what they mean? They actually a really important labels to have on your products beca...

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Introducing . . . Recon by Hillyard!!!

Recon is a revolutionary sports floor coating system that can eliminate the roller coaster effect of annual sports floor maintenance, and deliver new ...

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How Weather Affects Curing a Wood Floor

Often, in a world surrounded by concrete and man-made products, we don't often stop to think about what is natural. Wood, being a natural product...

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Tips for Keeping Your Wood Floors Looking Great!

In order to maximize your investment and retain a high level of appearance, a well-planned and executed maintenance program must be implemented.

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Do's and Don'ts of Caring for your Wood Floors

Every summer, you spend a considerable amount of time, money and resources refinishing your wood gym floors.

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Oil vs. Water-Based Floor Finished - Which is right for your facility?

Both oil and water-based floor finishes look great, but there are differences between the two that should be considered when selecting which product t...

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The Key (and Great New Product) to Protecting Your Gym Floor...

Traditional wood gym floors look beautiful. However, very few of the guests that visit these facilities understand the amount of work, time and money ...

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