Author Archives for Malcolm Sparling

Preventing Slips & Falls in the Workplace

Keeping the workplace safe for employees and visitors is a paramount concern for administration and facility managers. In addition to being harmful for employees’ wellbeing, workplace injuries can result in significant financial losses for a company. According to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), slips and falls represent the primary cause of lost days from work and are the leading cause of workers’ compensation claims. Clearly, one of the most important ways to ensure the safety of employees is by preventing slips and falls. Factors contributing to slips and falls There are several factors that influence slips and falls. A... read more

milliCare’s Tile & Grout Approach Beats the Competition

We know that cleanliness makes an impression on visitors to your facility, so we take tile and grout care seriously. At milliCare, we provide a unique combination of process and product that you won’t find elsewhere. milliCare signature process Because grout is extremely porous, traditional cleaning methods tend to deposit dirt below the floor line, making it more difficult to keep clean — and keep it looking clean. We go beyond the normal soap-and-water methods to restore your tile and grout back to its original luster using a three-step process. 1. Clean First, we clean and degrease your tile and... read more

Four Performance Coatings: Which One is Right for Your Facility?

When it comes to hard surfaces, our performance coatings have it all. They’re available in a range of durable and strong wear layers that will enhance the appearance of your floor while adding a sustainable layer of protection. Each of our four performance coatings serves a different purpose; take a look to determine which one is right for your facility. 1. Permanent floor protector The permanent floor protector is one of the most durable coatings you’ll find — and a necessity if your floor sees a lot of abuse. It’s extremely hard wearing, made of a two-part polyurethane-based permanent sealer,... read more

Clean, Color, Coat: Tile and Grout Care the milliCare Way

Facility and property managers are tasked with creating positive experiences for guests and tenants. That’s why, when a survey about restroom uncleanliness suggests that people view dirty restrooms as a sign of poor management and a company that doesn’t care, they are quick to ensure that their facility’s restrooms sparkle. Often, that means evaluating their tile and grout care options. Tile and grout are popular choices for restroom finishes because of their durability. However, even with routine cleaning, over time tile becomes dulled and grout takes on a dingy appearance. Even worse, porous grout absorbs odor, making the restroom appear... read more

Total Care: Introducing milliCare’s New Floor Care Solutions

For over 20 years, milliCare has been a trusted leader in commercial carpet and textile care. Initially, the brand evolved from consumer demand for carpet care solutions that would improve carpet longevity. Through the years, the brand has grown to become a trusted advisor for facility managers with respect to all of their carpet and textile care needs. Yet today’s facility and property management clients have even broader needs. Routinely pressed for time and driven by financial objectives, facility managers are seeking building care solutions that provide total care for their facilities and milliCare has again responded. Backed by a... read more