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7 Questions to Ask Your Floor Care Provider

The company responsible for cleaning such a significant portion of your facility as your flooring should be trustworthy and capable. But narrowing down your options to find the best partner for your needs can be frustrating. Here are seven questions to determine the best floor care provider for your facility. 1. What clients do you work with? Every facility is unique and has specific needs, so it’s not essential to find a floor care provider with a résumé matching your exact requirements. Experience does matter, however. Look for a professional floor care company that has a diverse client portfolio, demonstrating... read more

A Guide to milliCare’s Comprehensive Care Plans

Every facility’s cleaning needs are different, and a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t always apply to cleaning strategies. Each of milliCare’s Care Plans is customized to meet a facility’s unique demands and priorities, starting from the very beginning. Initial Care Determining the needs of each facility starts with a consultation with the facility manager — the person who knows the facility best. A local milliCare representative will ask a series to questions to establish the best recommendations. The questions assess daily wear and tear — how much traffic the facility sees on a regular basis and whether the traffic varies throughout the... read more

5 Floor Care Considerations for Airports

2.2 million passengers fly every day out of just over 19,000 U.S. airports, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This extraordinary amount of foot traffic makes airport floors the primary center of impact. Caring for airport floors is no easy job. Here are five considerations to keep in mind when developing a floor care strategy. 1. Cleanliness A pristine space can elevate an airport to a destination itself. Beyond daily essential cleanings, there are two concerns that dictate regular deep cleans: pathogens and spills. Passengers come and go from various places, tracking in any number of pathogens that are... read more

What Is a Floor & Textile Care Plan?

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From hospitals and law offices to retail spaces and libraries, each facility is unique. Each blends hard surfaces, carpet and textiles to create a space that inspires the occupants. Of course, the materials and surfaces go beyond creating a pleasing environment; they are also selected to enable the unique range of tasks and services that must be accomplished in the space. Interior design is instrumental in establishing the initial tone of a facility and is an important investment for any property. Proper maintenance is required to protect this investment.  Because each space is unique, there is not a one-size-fits-all solution... read more