Commercial Carpet & Floor Cleaning Blog: Posts by Neal Peters

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

What’s the Best Way to Remove Social Distancing Stickers from Flooring?

By | April 20, 2021

Removing social distance stickers from flooring

One of the unintended consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic has been teaching all of us exactly what six feet looks like when it comes to social distancing.  But if your business applied social distancing stickers to flooring to help your employees or customers remember to stay apart, it may not […]

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Meet the Manager: Jennifer Utesch of LawlerWood

By | March 16, 2021

Meet Jennifer Utesch, Executive Vice President of LawlerWood

When you look at Knoxville and the surrounding area, you see Jennifer Utesch’s work. As an executive vice president with LawlerWood, Jennifer oversees the company’s property management and facility management services. LawlerWood’s real estate services include development, project management, property management, facility management and brokerage. The company’s 65 employees manage […]

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4 Facility Management Trends to Watch in 2021

By | January 19, 2021

Top Facility Management Trends to Watch in 2021

After 2020, you would have thought people would learn about the dangers of forecasting anything. But, here we are, ready to put our two cents into the mix on what might be on the horizon for facilities management in 2021. (To be fair, find a legitimate source from 2019 that […]

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4 Good Things That Came from 2020

By | December 01, 2020

4 Good Things That Came From 2020

This year has given us…a lot. A lot of anxiety, a lot of changes, and a lot of uncertainty.  But, there has been a lot of good, too. A lot of good changes, both for the facility management industry, our region and the world on the whole.  Here at DPM […]

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6 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Surface Cleaning Company During COVID-19

By | November 06, 2020

6 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Surface Cleaning Company During COVID-19

The challenges brought to the business world by the COVID-19 pandemic have been significant. Among them is a new look at the way we approach cleaning––especially our offices and commercial facilities where germs are coming in from a variety of places and are hard to contain.  And while surface cleaning […]

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Empty Building? Now is the Time for a Deep Clean

By | October 08, 2020

Empty Building? Why Now is the time to deep clean

Let’s talk about deep cleaning. It’s the best way to ensure that your facility is at its best – keeping your teams healthy and productive. But when is the best time to tackle this project?  If you have a time when your facility is shut down or a time when […]

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Choosing the Right Surface Cleaning Products for Your Facility

By | September 01, 2020

Choosing the Right Surface Cleaning Products for Your Facility

To bleach or not to bleach? Natural cleaning products or chemicals?  Choosing the best, most effective cleaning products for a commercial facility can be confusing at the best of times. Throw COVID-19 and the upcoming flu season into the mix and the pressure to keep a building clean and sanitized […]

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How We Helped One Facility Reduce Germs on Surfaces by 97%

By | August 11, 2020

How We Helped One Facility Reduce Germs on Surfaces by 97%

Not many businesses need to be as clean as a food production facility. So when a large food manufacturer recently came looking for a cleaning process that would not only make the public and employee areas of the facility clean, but also as germ-free as possible, DPM’s answer was simple: […]

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4 Ways to Help Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus in Your Facility

By | March 12, 2020

How to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in your facility

As a facility manager, you want to do everything possible to keep your facility clean and healthy.  With the growing concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19), it’s more important than ever to be vigilant about cleanliness in your facility in order to help prevent the spread of this virus. We want to […]

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Do You Really Need a Commercial Surface Cleaning Vendor?

By | January 23, 2020

Do you really need a surface cleaning vendor_

  Your janitorial vendor is already coming in to keep your facility clean. They vacuum, take out the trash, and clean the bathrooms. It may seem like that’s enough. You might think hiring a commercial surface cleaning vendor on top of your regular cleaning is too much—especially as you try […]

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