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

Top Facility Management Trends for 2019

By | December 14, 2018

Here are 3 trends we believe will be important to facility management professionals in 2019. 1. Real-Time Work Order Management Software Managing paper work orders is a hassle. They’re easy to lose and make it difficult for all involved parties to be on the same page (no pun intended). Real-time […]

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Top Facility Management Tips, Advice, and Resources from 2018

By | December 04, 2018

We search out helpful facility management resources and tips, then share those insights with you. Our hope is that you’ll find these resources beneficial year-round, but we understand you’re busy. So, in this post, we’ve compiled the best advice from facility managers featured in our 2018 Meet the Manager series […]

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Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning vs. Hot Water Extraction: Which is Really Better for Your Carpet – And Why?

By | November 15, 2018

Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning

Hot Water Extraction cleaning—often referred to as “steam cleaning”—has been the go-to carpet cleaning method for years. And with good reason. Many carpet manufacturers recommend steam cleaning, and it has a proven track record. It’s become ubiquitous. There are multiple other types of carpet cleaning methods, but there’s one that […]

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6 Easy Ways to Manage Commercial Facility Vendors More Effectively

By | November 07, 2018

facility manager tips for managing vendors

If you’re a facility manager, you rely on commercial facility vendors to keep your building clean, safe, and comfortable. But some facility managers leave vendors in the dark when it comes to what they really need and how they expect the vendor to perform services. We’ve been providing commercial carpet […]

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How Often Should You Clean Hard-Surface Floors in Your Facility?

By | October 16, 2018

How often to clean hard-surface floors

Hard-surface floors need more attention than you might think. The first thing to understand about cleaning hard-surface floors is that there are many different ways to do it. The word “cleaning” encompasses multiple practices you can use to extend the life of your floor and keep it looking fresh. Windsor’s PDIR […]

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3 Simple Ways to Find Good Vendors for Your Facility

By | October 02, 2018

The best facility managers are like movie directors. Directors rarely act in their own movies. Instead, they put the right people in the right places and let them do what they do best. Like directors, facility managers perform best when they are not concerned with doing everything themselves, but rather, […]

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When Should You Replace the Carpet in Your Facility?

By | September 18, 2018

When to replace carpet in your facility

Determining when you should replace your facility’s carpet can be tricky. On one hand, a worn-out appearance can indicate you need a new carpet. But just because your carpet looks weathered doesn’t always mean it needs to be replaced. Consider this example. One of our clients contacted us because they […]

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Nashville Commercial Real Estate Market Continues to Grow

By | September 11, 2018

Nashville Commercial Real Estate Market Continues to Grow

The “It City” has been growing steadily since 2011, and although growth has slowed slightly, it doesn’t seem to be stopping. Last year, we were able to report that Nashville’s extreme growth had continued from 2016, and this year, we’re able to do much of the same. Nashville’s growth—in both […]

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How to Budget for Commercial Carpet Cleaning

By | August 21, 2018

It happens slowly, so it’s hard to notice. But the dirt adds up, until one day, you’re looking at your building’s carpet wondering How did this get so dirty? It’s time to call a commercial carpet cleaning professional. But do you know how much you should be paying? Have you […]

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Meet the Facility Manager – Shawn Marks of JLL

By | August 14, 2018

Meet Nashville Facility Manager Shawn Marks

It’s no secret that facility managers wear many hats. But handling the needs of a large workforce with a wide range of ages might not be one of the things that first come to mind. But, that’s the case for today’s featured facility manager, Shawn Marks. As a senior facility […]

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