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Does Surface Cleaning Still Matter for Businesses?

By | May 04, 2021

Surface Cleaning for businesses and why it still matters

  Since March 2020, facilities have been cleaning and disinfecting every surface in sight in order to fend off COVID-19. But now, the Centers for Disease Control is saying that transmission of the virus is low when it comes to surfaces.  So, should you still be so laser-focused on cleaning […]

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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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How (and When) Some Tennessee Businesses Plan to Bring Employees Back to the Office

By | April 08, 2021

How (and When) Some Tennessee Businesses Plan to Bring Employees Back to the Office

  Employee reticence, consistent enforcement of rules and maintaining social distancing––these are among the biggest challenges facing DPM clients as they move toward bringing employees back to work in facilities throughout Tennessee.  Those are some of the results of an unscientific and informal survey we conducted in the last month. […]

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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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How to Make Your Facility Clean and Safe for Employees’ Return

By | March 03, 2021

How to Make Your Facility Clean and Safe for Employees’ Return

It’s been nearly a year since the start of the pandemic when many employees were sent home to work, leaving many offices empty or scaled back. The office culture has, undoubtedly, been changed, likely forever.  With vaccines being offered more widely and the number of cases decreasing daily, we may […]

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Meet the Team – Andrew Mosley, Lead Technician

By | February 09, 2021

Meet Andrew Mosley - Lead Technician at DPM Care

The reason we are able to provide excellent surface cleaning services is because we have excellent employees. One of these incredible employees is Andrew Mosley, our lead technician in the Knoxville office.  His role is vital to our company, and we’re excited to introduce him to you! Why Andrew is […]

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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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Moving Into 2021 With Laughter, Gratitude and Faith

By | January 11, 2021

Lessons From Last Year Can Inform Our Lives This Year

The year that shall not be named is over. It was fraught with, well, a bit of everything that’s dark, sad and depressing. So, what’s next? How can we make 2021 brighter, more full of hope and happier even when it isn’t?  Here at DPM, we are focusing on the […]

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The 12 Days of Christmas––2020 Style

By | December 15, 2020

2020 give us at least 12 gifts

This year hasn’t been all bad, despite how it feels sometimes. So, in its honor, a song about 2020:  On the 1st day of Christmas, 2020 gave to me, a new vocabulary. COVID-19, Coronavirus, social distancing, PPE, temperature checks, touchless, work from home – all new words and phrases 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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