Tag: building cleaning

Woman student dealing with allergies

Most of us spend the winter months yearning for warmer weather and longer days. And while spring’s arrival is surely welcome, it also comes with problems of its own, namely airborne allergens. The presence of pollen in particular during the spring and early summer months can take its toll on students everywhere, increasing the number of sick days, diminishing performance, and hindering learning outcomes. Fortunately, the typical U.S. school year comes to an end towards the end of May, which ma...

Person dusting a commercial space

When running a manufacturing facility or warehouse, it’s critical to maintain a hygienic workspace that increases production, workplace morale, and complies with all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements. Ensuring each corner of your facility is maintained is essential in avoiding downtime due to hazards like dust and debris, so adding a specialized high dusting plan to your building maintenance is crucial. Specialized high dusting is the mechanical removal of all ...

Keeping a commercial building clean requires a range of tasks, from floor cleaning to window washing to janitorial work and so on. While each of these tasks is necessary for maintaining the overall safety, integrity, and beauty of your building, it can be easy to lose track of which tasks must get done and when. Without a detailed strategy in place, certain cleaning duties and/or parts of your facility may get neglected and eventually result in larger, costly problems. Let’s go over how settin...

Even a minor fire can threaten the lives of your people and do severe damage to your structures and equipment. As such, your facility’s fire safety system is one of its most crucial assets. It’s also one of the most varied, featuring multiple devices such as portable extinguishers, alarm systems, sprinklers, pumps, suppression systems, blankets, fireproof coatings, and more. With so much at stake and so many components in play, maintaining your entire system can be a challenge. Here are four...

Person worshipping on Easter

Almost exactly one year ago, some public officials expressed optimism in the face of the sudden COVID-19 crisis, predicting that churches across the U.S. would have no issue hosting their Easter gatherings. While some churches indeed operated, as usual, others limited their congregations or canceled them altogether. Now, as Easter approaches once more, we’re looking at a different landscape -- effective vaccines are being distributed, case numbers are declining, and health experts have learned...

This coming spring is quickly creeping up, which means now is the perfect time to start planning for spring cleaning once more. With so many bases to cover, you might not know where to start. To help you with your upcoming building cleaning efforts, we’ve gathered some easy spring cleaning tips for your facility.How to Properly Spring Clean Your FacilityTake a Complete InventoryThere’s no better way to begin this process than by taking stock of your assets (and liabilities). Winter has a way...

Preventing the spread of infectious diseases is a top priority for all businesses and communal spaces. And during the current pandemic of COVID-19 (coronavirus 2019), infection control has become even more vital.  That said, keeping viruses, bacteria, fungi, and other harmful substances at bay often proves challenging for several reasons. For one, these pathogens are invisible to the human eye, so determining their location is somewhat of a guessing game. Additionally, some illnesses (like C...

While proper disinfection has always been a top priority for healthcare institutions, the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought attention to the ways in which viruses, bacteria, and other harmful microbes can be effectively eliminated from all kinds of facilities. Here at The Budd Group, we are committed to delivering the latest, optimal disinfecting solutions to our clients. This is why, in addition to using traditional disinfecting methods (i.e. applying EPA-approved products and...

With rising concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus 2019), it is now more important than ever for community facilities and commercial cleaning companies to follow strict guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting surfaces. Fortunately, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other health organizations have laid out best practices for reducing the spread of infectious diseases within facilities. These are measures that The Budd Group’s cleaning and janitorial servi...

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