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Commercial Cleaning Supplies in New Orleans

St. Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. If you came here looking for commercial cleaning supplies in the New Orleans area, Worldwide Janitor can help you out. For 3 years, we have been selling cleaning supplies across the USA, but haven’t really focused on our local market. Regardless of this, a select few local customers have … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Clean – Organize it, Too

Thoroughly cleaning can be a chore, especially if it’s long overdue. In many homes and offices, cleaning and sanitizing doesn’t look as nice if things aren’t organized. In many cases, some of the most obvious areas that require cleaning go unnoticed, so you might want to have some quick touch-up cleaning solutions handy to make things easier and quicker. Organizing … Continue reading

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How to Aggressively Clean Glass and Windows

Because dirt and dust often goes unnoticed on windows, mirrors and other types of glass surfaces, they become very dirty and dusty overtime. Although many assume areas don’t hold dirt if their not touched or used, things like heating and air conditioning, static and other environmental factors can affect glass surfaces. Cleaning staff or contractors generally only cleans smudges and … Continue reading

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How to Keep Pests Under Control in a Variety of Work Areas

Insects and other pests can become a nuisance in almost any area. Not only on farms that raise animals and grow a variety of plants, but any facility that isn’t sealed tight at all times that attract visitors, also invites pests. Some pests are hard to get rid of, others can be dangerous to children and adults. To ensure the … Continue reading

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How to Tackle Ice During the Cold Season

Ice can be a nuisance for any business during cold weather. Not only does it make a mess of surfaces, it can also potentially cause slips, falls and even a law suit if not maintained properly. Ensuring your business’s property is well maintained and ice-free is critical for all those who come to your business site, not matter what type … Continue reading

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How to Select a Cleaning Service for Your Business

The cleaning business is a tough industry. Because of the competition and franchises, many businesses often select a cleaning service that offers the lowest price. Contracts are written with basic cleaning services, but it doesn’t mean all of the services are getting done. Selecting the right cleaning service and understanding how they operate can assist in making sure your facility … Continue reading

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The Best Safety Tips for Any Service Business

Safety is a first priority for any business that provides services to customers — not only for the customers, but also for your employees. Precautions should be taken, no matter how small they seem to be. Not taking those precautions can lead to harmful circumstances, because some customers and employees don’t understand the importance of it. Keep your employees and … Continue reading

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Contract Writing for the Commercial Cleaning Business

In the commercial cleaning business, the original contract is important. You want your clients happy. Clients may take advantage of your services by asking for additional tasks that are not on the contract. You’ll spend more time cleaning and less time making your business profitable. It’s critical for your contract to include all of your services in detail. Although some … Continue reading

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How Should I Bid for a One-Time Cleaning Project?

Often, clients will ask you to do specific tasks that are not in the cleaning contract and understand you will charge additional fees. Clients generally ask for a bid or proposal to do the job. A general rule-of-thumb in the industry is to bill “X” amount of dollars per square foot. In this every-changing industry and because of the economy, the … Continue reading

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How to Maintain Your Commercial Vacuums

Vacuum cleaners are often one of the most expensive purchases for any cleaning business. They’re often the one piece of equipment used daily or more frequently than other equipment. Depending on the environment the commercial vacuum is used, the vent can release musty smells because of the dust and debris it picks up over time. To extend the life of your commercial … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Employees to Save You Money

Most commercial, janitorial and house cleaning companies require employees to work at different clients’ sites. As the business owner, you or your managers can’t be at every client location at once. Worldwide Janitor’s library touches on topics such as “How to Use Dilution Ratios” and training employees. There are other ways to save your business time and money to ensure … Continue reading

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The Astonishing Benefits of Natural Pine Oil

Pine oil comes from pine tree needles, including the dwarf pine, long leaf pine, Scotch pine and Norway pine. The pine oil is extracted through steam distillation of the fresh needles from these trees. Pine oil has been known for centuries for its many uses. It can be used as a cleaner, disinfectant, air freshener and insect repellent. Some of … Continue reading

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How to Use Critical Cleaning Products

An increasing elderly population has led to a variety of new health care settings and growth in pharmaceutical manufacturing. It also increased the demand for those who do these types of jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As technology advances, it’s led to the opening of acute care, outpatient care, ambulatory and community-based care settings and an up-tick in the … Continue reading

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How to Use Dilution Ratios

Many businesses use too much of their cleaning products and supplies to do simple jobs. Products have dilution ratios, which clean a variety of surfaces using as little as one capfull per gallon. Properly cleaning using the manufacturer’s suggested dilution ratios saves you money. Employees don’t understand the dilution ratios and frequently use much more product than required, thinking it … Continue reading

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What is an MSDS Sheet?

An MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) provides the ingredients and toxicity of different products consumers and businesses purchase. This includes household, janitorial and industrial cleaning products. MSDS sheets also include information regarding storage and disposal of the products for safety and environmental reasons. Information regarding emergency and first-aid are also covered by MSDS sheets if someone is overly exposed to … Continue reading

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International Exporters for USA Laundry Detergent

At Worldwide Janitor, we have a few distinct advantages that make us an ideal exporter for international buyers of laundry detergent. We can ship 20′ and 40′ container loads of detergent to many different ports worldwide, and we have a few special characteristics that separate us from the very few companies who do this. Our close proximity to the Port … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Your Hotel Should Provide Amenities Soaps

When considering all of the things a business can provide its guests, hotel amenities soaps seem like small items that don’t make that much difference. After all, most people bring their own shampoos and conditioners when they travel. But people sometimes forget items they intended to bring.  Then after realizing that they have forgotten something important, these travelers are stuck … Continue reading

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How Much Detergent Should I Use in a Commercial Washing Machine?

I recently got asked a very difficult question by a customer of Worldwide Janitor. It didn’t sound difficult at first, but as I sat down to compute the results he wanted based on our product instruction labels, I realized that I was going to have some work to do! All he wanted to know, was “how many pounds of laundry … Continue reading

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How Much Bleach Should Be Used for Disinfecting?

A lot of us use bleach for disinfecting, and it is widely known to be one of the best tools for disinfecting available, but are we doing it right? How much should we use? You could be wasting a lot of bleach or the opposite – not using enough. Here is what the CDC recommends for using sodium hypochlorite (bleach … Continue reading

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