gray water sullage | servicemaster flint

WHAT IS GRAY WATER (AKA SULLAGE)

Dealing with water damage is one of the most challenging emergencies a homeowner can experience. When flooding occurs, knowing how to respond within a timely manner is important to prevent further problems from developing. Since water damage can come from multiple sources, using specific procedures to minimize loss is essential.The professionals at ServiceMaster Flint are…

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urgent care cleaning | servicemaster flint

HOW TO CREATE AN URGENT CARE CLEANING CHECKLIST

As an urgent care facility owner or manager, living up to the best quality of care is contingent upon the quality of your urgent care cleaning practices. An urgent care cleaning checklist should follow best practices and procedures set forth by leading organizations like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational…

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NATIONAL PREPARATION DAY

Get ready for this year’s National PrepareAthon! Day. Every year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) puts together a preparedness day to help people move from awareness to action in their communities. Since disasters can happen anywhere with little to no warning, learning the risks associated with your area can help you prepare for, respond to and…

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lightbulb buying guide

Lightbulb Buying Guide

Shopping for light bulbs isn’t what it used to be. Before modern advances in lightbulb technology, all you had to do was grab the nearest incandescent light bulb in the appropriate wattage. Today, light bulbs come in an array of styles, ranging from halogen incandescent bulbs to more energy-efficient options, such as compact fluorescent (CFL)…

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Wine Spill | ServiceMaster Flint

Top Holiday Stains

Around any holiday season, you’ll be busy planning, shopping, cooking and cleaning in preparation of having guests over. While you occupy yourself with getting organized, spot cleaning surfaces and creating your menu, have you considered all the spills and carpet stains your delicious meal could  cause once your family and friends arrive? It always seems…

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Air Purifying Plants | ServiceMaster Flint

9 Best Air Purifying Indoor Plants

The air we breathe is often filled with toxic or irritating chemicals and pollutants known as volatile organic compounds, or VOCs – and you’re not necessarily safe from their effects just because you’re inside. In fact, staying inside without an effective air filtering system in place can put you at increased risk for health problems…

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Patient-Centered Cleaning in Your Healthcare Facility: Necessary Training & Operations

If you manage environmental cleaning for a healthcare facility, patient and staff safety is one of your top priorities. Beyond reducing health and safety risks, a spotless facility is critical to your practice’s retention rate and financial success. The appearance of your facility reflects the quality of your practice and creates memorable impressions for your…

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Cleanliness Tips to Improve Your Health Facility’s HCAHPS Scores

Cleanliness Tips to Improve Your Health Facility’s HCAHPS Scores

A patient’s perception of their healthcare environment will impact their overall experience and opinion of your practice. Patient satisfaction scores and health facility quality performance metrics, like the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) and Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS), include several questions specifically targeting facility cleanliness. You want…

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