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Top Ways to Reduce Maintenance Costs for Your Facility

By | August 09, 2016

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While maintenance and repairs are an expected and inevitable part of facility management, the costs attached to them can still be a wildcard. You may be cruising along well under your maintenance budget when—BAM—you get hit with the need to replace an entire floor of carpeting or purchase a new […]

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Are Carpet Cleaning Chemicals Safe for You and Your Carpet?

By | August 02, 2016

  For most property and facility managers, there are a lot of unknowns when it comes to carpet cleaning. Along with understanding how the different commercial carpet cleaning methods will work on your carpet, it’s important to know the specific chemicals being used to clean your carpet and how they will impact […]

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Meet the Manager: Tim Friedenberger of Bridgestone Arena

By | July 26, 2016

We believe facility managers deserve to be celebrated and we are honored to work with some of the best in the Southeast! It’s no small task to fulfill the facility manager role. That’s why we love any opportunity to shine the light on those that do this important work. This […]

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How Often Should You Clean Your Commercial Carpet?

By | July 19, 2016

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Dirt has a knack for finding its way into office buildings. Up to 24 pounds of dirt can be tracked in by 1,000 people coming through an entrance in just a 20-day work period. That’s a lot of dirt! With commercial carpets getting dusted with dirt and debris so often—especially […]

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Tips from a Security Expert for Keeping Your Building Safe

By | July 12, 2016

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For facility managers, building security—and the safety of the people inside—has always been a top concern. But in light of recent tragedies that have taken place in public facilities, the security necessary to keep your building safe has changed. Along with preparing for emergencies like fires, security today also means […]

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How to Deal with Bed Bugs in Your Office

By | July 05, 2016

How to Deal with Bed Bugs in Your Office

Every so often we’re greeted with news stories about beds bugs infesting public spaces. A couple recent examples include the Maryland Highway Administration’s Baltimore headquarters and this hospital in Kentucky. Bed bugs have become a growing problem nationwide. The 2015 Bugs Without Borders survey found that 64% of pest management professionals report that bed bug […]

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Meet the Team Member: Travis Shepard

By | June 28, 2016

At DPM Care, we value our staff and believe our employees make us better. The dedicated and talented individuals who make up the DPM Care staff team make it their mission to serve our customers with excellence. That’s why we want to introduce you to the people who care for […]

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The Most Overlooked Areas of Your Office that Need Cleaning

By | June 21, 2016

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For most facility managers, regular carpet cleaning is a no-brainer. You know that you need it. Carpet covers a large area, gets a lot of traction, and is always visible. You can look down and see stains, dirt, or traffic patterns. But there are other areas of your office that are […]

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Meet the Manager: Debra Howell of JLL

By | June 15, 2016

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At DPM Care, we are honored to work closely with incredible facility managers and property managers across the Southeast. And we know you have a tough job. Every company has unique needs. And it’s your job to make sure your facility meets the demands of your team – which is […]

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Top 3 Commercial Carpet Cleaning Mistakes

By | June 07, 2016

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Carpeting—we walk all over it. Both literally and figuratively. The commercial carpeting in facilities gets pummeled on a daily basis by boots, heels and wheels. It sees more action and impact than probably any other aspect of a building. And yet, carpet cleaning and preventative maintenance efforts typically fall short. In […]

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