Monthly Archives: May 2014

How To Clean Toilets

Basic Tools: In 1938, Sani-Flush produced an advertisement which showed a woman cleaning a toilet while wearing a dress and heels. “It’s no trouble to keep a toilet sparkling clean and sanitary.” It reads, “You don’t even have to touch the toilet with your hands. Just sprinkle a little Sani-Flush in the bowl. Flush the toilet and that’s all!”[1] Ah, … Continue reading

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What Does Biodegradable Mean?

Definition Please: Biodegradable items are capable of decaying through the action of living organisms.[1] They break down into water, carbon dioxide, and other naturally occurring materials, seamlessly merging with the earth without leaving any toxins.[2] Conversely, a non-biodegradable item decomposes into either a harmful chemical or substance that harms the environment. Oxygen Required: Whether or not an item is biodegradable, … Continue reading

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How To Clean Windows

A child pushes a door open with both hands, but she isn’t tall enough to reach the push bar, so she leaves two small hand prints on the window pane. It is a common transfer of dirt and oils that happens thousands of times a day throughout the world, so it stands to reason that the cleanup process is equally … Continue reading

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How To Clean Grout In Restrooms

Between Tiles: Ceramic tile is often installed in public and private restrooms due to its aesthetic qualities. It is also easier to clean and maintain because, unlike VCT (vinyl composition tile), there is no need to strip and recoat. Simply mop or wipe the tile and repeat indefinitely. Unfortunately, the glue that holds ceramic tile together is grout. Grout starts … Continue reading

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