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Did You Know This About Disinfectant Detergents?
Many disinfectant detergents are often misrepresented as awesome, almost magical, germ killers and effective cleaners that will leave surfaces dirt and film-free all in one step. In reality, most disinfectant detergents contain just enough detergent to help the active disinfectant component penetrate the surface to improve contact with the microorganism you’re trying to remove. These…Read More
Nature Has NOT Changed Soil… Crafty-Word-Marketing Has Led to Risky Cleaning Practices
This information may be applied to any building… Home, School, Church, Office, Gym, Restaurant, etc. The message may be applied to any building… Home, School, Church, Office, Gym, Restaurant, etc. Many cleaning chemical salespeople seem to portray disinfectant-detergents as awesome, almost magical, germ killers—i.e. apply a disinfectant or sanitizer solution onto a surface and all…Read More
History of Why Neutral Detergents Were Developed
Most Likely…Its Not What You Have Been Told Some 30+ years ago, most floors were protected with natural waxes. The most used natural wax was made from carnauba, also called Brazil wax or palm wax. The wax is harvested from the leaves of the carnauba palm. Carnauba wax was soft and scuffed easily. High traffic…Read More
Best Strategy For The Next Flu Season
How a Custodian Should Prepare for Flu Season In the fall of the year, pharmaceutical giants team up with government agencies to announce a soon-to-arrive flu bug. The warning is helpful, but it is not a world-ending declaration. We can take commonsense action to lessen the threat. Proper custodial procedures are the first line of…Read More
Removing Soil… …Removes Germs
Rule #1 For Safe Facilities & Odorless Restrooms… …Dont Clean With A Disinfectant Disinfectant and/or Neutral Detergents Can Be At the Heart of Germ & Odor Problems Restrooms Should Never Smell Like Restrooms Washing a soiled surface with a disinfectant-detergent solution does not achieve the results manufacturers would like to have you believe… Disinfectants are…Read More