In my last blog (Is This How You Care for Your Floors?) I discussed and compared costs for the two most commonly-used approaches to floor care: preventive and reactive. I also said I don’t recommend either. If you use either approach—and you probably do—you may be spending more money than you need to and your […]
Fall has officially arrived, and that means cooler weather MLB playoffs Football BBQs AND budgeting seasoning. Property managers, facility managers and business owners are constantly challenged to do more with less. This coming year will be no different as we continue to deal with the consequences of COVID-19. There are the obvious costs of extra
Maintaining your hardscape requires regular inspection of its condition. Fall is a good time to focus on hardscape maintenance tasks so you can identify and address any problem areas before winter weather comes in and causes further damage. Regular maintenance of concrete and other outdoor surfaces can prevent large-scale repairs as well as safety issues.
Applying floor finish is one way to improve the appearance of your terrazzo floors. Floor finishes are attractive when newly applied. However, they tend to deteriorate fairly quickly. When that happens, the old finish needs to be removed so a new one can be applied. Removing deteriorated finishes from stone and terrazzo is not easy
Your floors are one of the most valuable assets in your building. Your tenants—and the clients who visit their offices—make judgments about your tenants’ professionalism based, in part, on the appearance of your building’s interior, and while your building does not need fancy furniture or pricey pictures, it does need floors that appear to be
Rubber flooring has been receiving more attention recently as an effective sustainable flooring option in many facilities such as schools, gyms, institutions, and more. Rubber flooring has numerous benefits, from sustainability to performance. Rubber flooring has very good durability and can hold up in many situations, such as heat, humidity, and wet conditions, making
What’s the difference and why is it important? As floor surfaces are used, they become worn by abrasion, soil, and moisture. Depending on the surface and its suitability to the space, routine maintenance may be required occasionally or often to avoid costly restoration and loss of productivity (in some cases depending on the damage). Why
When a new year rolls in, most people reflect on the outgoing year and look for ways to improve themselves. Good companies do the same. Each of us at Advanced 360 Total Floor Care reviewed our 2018 performance and found ways to serve our clients even better. So if you’re unhappy with your floor care,
If you’re like most people, you made at least one New Year’s resolution this year. You probably either promised to start doing something or you promised to stop doing something. You may have even done this at work too. Maybe you were unhappy with your floor care in 2018 and decided to find another floor care provider.
Most janitorial companies are disorganized. How do I know? Because I’ve cared for commercial floors for more than 20 years, and practically all of our clients—before they were our clients—shared this opinion about the janitorial companies that cleaned their carpets and floors. According to them, this is what usually happens… You’re unhappy with the condition