The staff of Cleaning & Maintenance Management often visits readers to learn about the critical issues in the market and to stay in touch with the industry’s informational needs.
Not only is cleaning the largest component of the facilities budget, but it is also the most visible piece of the management function — and, it has an impact on occupant health and hygiene.
Following a short summer and abruptly-ending autumn, war is waged on wintertime weather to protect our sidewalks, parking lots and building occupants from sleet, snow, hail and ice. The question is: Are you prepared?
Because the ice melt industry is largely unregulated, there's nothing to prevent a manufacturer from adding small traces of additives to basic rock salt and claiming greater environmental benefits.