Commercial Carpet & Floor Cleaning Blog

Tips to help property & facility managers achieve a higher degree of clean.

How to Tackle Common Carpet Stains During the Holiday Season

By | November 14, 2017

How to Remove Common Holiday Stains from Carpet

Hard to believe, but the holiday season is here again. That means food, food, and more food. More than any other time of year, it seems like everywhere you turn in November and December there’s a tray of treats—from meatballs and cheese platters to pumpkin pie and sugar cookies. And […]

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Meet the Facility Manager – Diane K. Borgesen of Highwoods Properties

By | November 07, 2017

Diane K Borgesen - Highwoods Properties

  One of the newest buildings to dot the downtown Nashville skyline is the new Bridgestone Tower, the new corporate headquarters for Bridgestone Americas. And the woman who led the opening of that building is Diane Borgesen, Director of Asset Management for Highwoods Properties. In this edition of Meet the Manager, […]

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What FMs Need to Know About New OSHA Regulations for Fall Protection

By | October 17, 2017

What FMs Need to Know About New OSHA Regulations for Fall Protection

From rooftop maintenance to window washing to construction, glass replacement and wet sealing, exterior maintenance jobs at elevated heights come with increased safety concerns. That’s why there are regulatory requirements in place that building owners and facility managers need to follow. However, some of these requirements have recently changed. To […]

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Quiz: How Clean is Your Building’s Carpet?

By | October 10, 2017

Get your free carpet cleanliness score

Carpet often gets taken for granted. With hundreds, or maybe even thousands, of people trampling on it every day, your building’s carpet really takes a beating. Plus, it becomes a magnet for all the dirt and debris that enters your building. That’s why carpet is one of the most used […]

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An Inside Look at What Goes Into Floor Cleaning a Stadium or Arena

By | September 21, 2017

Floor and carpet cleaning for professional stadiums and arenas

September may sadly mark the end of the summer season, but for sports fans it’s one of the best months of the year. Major league baseball is gearing up for the playoffs. Both college football and the NFL kick off their seasons. And NHL players hit the ice in the […]

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Productivity Tips for Facility Managers (from Facility Managers)

By | September 19, 2017

From maintenance, security, and cleaning to renovations, equipment, and budgeting, the duties of today’s facility and property managers are more broad and far-reaching than ever. Which is why productivity and efficiency are key words for FMs. With so many responsibilities across so many different areas, effective methods of organization and […]

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Nashville Office and Industrial Space Remains in High Demand

By | August 29, 2017

Commercial Real estate in Nashville continues to be hot

Last year we reported on the red-hot growth of Nashville’s commercial real estate market. This year, the story remains much the same, with the market continuing to see very healthy growth. One big factor that continues to fuel both office and industrial space occupancy and development is employment. Nashville’s job […]

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Keeping Your Building’s Bathroom Floors Clean

By | August 03, 2017

How to keep your facility's bathroom floors looking great

When it comes to cleaning a facility’s floors, restrooms are too often not given the attention they need. While hard surface floors in areas like lobbies and hallways get meticulously cleaned and shined, bathrooms are mostly just swished with a string mop and a ton of chemical. It’s a bad […]

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How to Keep Your Hard Surface Flooring Looking Great

By | July 27, 2017

12 Tips for Maintaining Hard Surface Floors

It’s all about the shine. If you’ve ever walked into the lobby of a building right after the floor’s been cleaned, you know hard surface flooring can make a big impact. A clean, shiny floor catches the eye and creates a polished, professional impression. Along with looking great, hard surface […]

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How to Choose the Right Vendors for Your Facility

By | July 11, 2017

7 tips for choosing a vendor for your facility

From groundskeeping and HVAC maintenance to carpet cleaning and window washing, vendors are a vital part of building operations. Since not everything can be handled in-house, having external partners to handle certain tasks is essential. For facility managers, a reliable vendor can be an amazing asset—providing you peace of mind, enabling […]

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