In many regions of the United States, salt and other ice melters are a necessary evil. When used correctly, these products help to keep sidewalks and driveways safe by melting existing ice and snow, and preventing future accumulation before an expected storm. Read More
If you live in the northern half of the US, the odds are that you’re familiar with what’s referred to as “Winter Weather”. This specification involves cold temperatures and plenty of snow and ice. Although the scene looks great on a Christmas card, these types of weather conditions can also be very dangerous. Slippery roads are the cause of many vehicle accidents, resulting in approximately 6000 deaths per year.
Those who make a living by working outdoors face a unique set of challenges throughout the year. In states that experience all four seasons in full force, a lot of attention needs to be focused on worker safety in relation to extreme weather conditions. Hot temperatures greatly increase the risk of heat stroke-related injuries; however, Read More
Keeping a building or house clean and healthy takes a lot of work. We spend hours mopping tile floors, scrubbing sinks, tubs and toilets, deodorizing and disinfecting rooms from the ground up. All too often however, we neglect the Read More
What we often consider to be “clean” is NOT a natural state. In order to maintain clean and healthy facilities, there must be a concerted effort to continually remove soils, bacteria and germs from all hard, non-porous surfaces. The reason we do this is two-fold: Read More
There’s nothing like a nice hot cup of Joe to start your day. Many of us rely on the boost that caffeinated coffee provides to get productive first thing in the morning. Others prefer de-caf., yet still need that first cup to officially kick off the work day. Read More
Nature is a powerful force. Much of what we do on a daily basis involves fighting against the natural state of things. Cleaning the house, mowing the lawn, applying sunscreen, spraying insect repellent and shoveling snow in the driveway are all everyday examples of this fact. In response to this, many of the products and services that we buy and sell today are designed to help us in our daily fight against Mother Nature.
With the current threat of COVID-19 all around us, it’s important to know how to protect your family and co-workers from becoming sick. Many misconceptions are out there about what to use and how to use it. When it comes to removing potentially harmful bacteria there are two standards as recognized by the EPA: Sanitizing and Disinfecting. Although both methods involve improving the impact an area has on the health of the people in the space, there is a significant difference in the products and methods used for each operation. Read More