Case Study on Supplies Replenishment Services

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PROBLEM: INEFFICIENT DISPENSERS A leading manufacturer of roofing materials, operating out of a 150,000-square-foot facility, was experiencing issues with supply replenishment (consumables) for the building’s many different dispensers. Trying to manage the number of different items and vendors was proving difficult, so they wanted to simplify the process and spend less on products. They also […]

How to Properly Clean Classrooms

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As a school cleaning company, Total Maintenance Services Inc. is happy to provide school janitorial services for the New Jersey area. The CDC defines cleaning as the removal of “germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces or objects”. School cleaners and janitorial services guarantee the cleaning of desks, doorknobs, and other high touch areas. Our services […]

9 Basic Cleaning Tips for Office Managers


If you are managing an office facility and want to improve the life of the facility, here are some tips to get you started: Reorganize all office items so they have a designated area and make sure items stay in their designated places consistently (check areas at least monthly) Clean devices & appliances and wash […]

Carpet Cleaning Frequently Asked Questions

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Keeping your carpets fresh and clean can be one of the most frustrating aspects of maintaining your facility. Check out some of the frequently asked questions when addressing carpet cleaning. How often should I clean my carpets? How often you clean your carpets should be dependent on how much foot traffic your facility sees. Carpets […]

Day Porter vs Janitor: What’s the Difference?

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When looking into commercial cleaning companies, you may come across janitor and day porter roles and discover that they have a lot in common. Despite their similarities, it’s important to pinpoint their differences to ensure that your needs are being met. There may be some confusion surrounding the roles’ unique responsibilities, so let’s break down […]

What is Commercial Cleaning?

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What you should know No matter the industry, commercial cleaning services are integral to maintaining the health and safety of any work environment. But what are commercial cleaning services and what do they entail? Commercial cleaning refers to professional services that are provided to businesses including offices, warehouses, restaurants, bars, venues, and other environments where […]

A Quick Guide to Disinfecting

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Learn what steps businesses have taken to ensure their facilities follow the standard practices of cleaning and disinfecting recommended by the CDC.

More About Disinfectants

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If we have learned one thing from the pandemic, it is the importance of disinfectants.
Discover what types should be used to clean more effectively.