Infections and diseases don't discriminate between facilities. Offices, schools, hospitals, community centres,...

      Even with the best-run cleaning program, there are areas in any facility that are prone to generating foul odours....

      Terrazzo and polished concrete continue to be among the most popular flooring substrates due to their durability,...

      Managing the high-traffic flow through a restroom can be a major challenge. With so many guests visiting the restroom,...

      There are numerous benefits to having a sweeper in your arsenal, as discussed in Part 1 of our Crash Course on Commercial...

      Knowing that it costs up to $700 to remove a pound of dirt from your facility can help set the priorities when looking...

      In 2014, an Ontario hospital experienced a facility-wide Clostridium difficile (CDI) infection outbreak. Furthermore, and...

      When it comes to floor care, most cleaning professionals are aware of the importance of daily cleaning. Keeping grit,...

      Cleaning windows is a tough job with many factors affecting the end results. Check out this Q&A in REMI's Facility...

      Pressure washers are indispensable when it comes to efficiently cleaning vehicles, industrial floors and surfaces,...

      With the recent launch of the Swish eStore, access to professional cleaning products and equipment is easier than ever no...

      An outbreak of canine influenza (dog flu) has been reported by the media.

      Cleaning indoor windows poses 2 key challenges—efficiency and safety. Traditional tools and methods lead to...

      At Swish it is our objective to meet the sustainable development goals of our customers and their customers by delivering...

      Time is money, and no one has time to wait around for carpet and matting to dry after being washed. Air movers, also...

      Corrosion can cause severe damage to fleet vehicles, heavy-duty trucks, and equipment, as well as emergency response...

      With over 60 years of experience in floor maintenance solutions, Swish is only happy to share this simple, yet very...

      A recent study conducted by GOJO showed that 69% of working Americans didn’t take sick days when they were sick and 74%...

      It’s inevitable that sick kids will end up in school from time to time. In a recent survey, almost three in four parents...

      As part of its commitment to skin care and protecting workers worldwide, every year Deb launches its annual Sun...

      There's a widespread perception that promoting a positive company image has to be expensive. Organizations often think...

      How can outdoor workers stay safe in the sun?

      Roofers, construction workers, gardeners...all spend the majority of their...

      Choosing the right disinfectant to use and applying it properly is a critical step in the cleaning process. Important...

      In today’s society, there are an immense number of microorganisms, bacteria, and viruses in a person’s immediate...

      School season is quickly approaching, and as children return to the classroom, parents and teachers can’t help but worry...

      Top Tips For Sun Safety

      by tashanewman on 8/4/16 4:12 PM

      For most people, summer is considered their favourite season of the year. For others, such as those who work outdoors all...

      You may be asking, what is a Bio-Enzymatic Cleaner? If so, you’re not the first. Let’s take a closer look at what these...

      Did you know that it costs $600-$700 to remove 1 pound of dirt once it’s entered your facility? That’s a substantial...

      Air quality is important to everyone’s health and wellness. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ranks indoor air...

      It’s been a successful month of new beginnings and improved surroundings at Swish Maintenance in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Our...

      Cleaning BIG

      by tashanewman on 6/3/16 11:04 AM

      When it comes to cleaning large facilities and manufacturing plants, we know it’s not an easy job. Cleaning a large area...

      The appearance of a facility and its entrance is a top priority for business owners, as it’s the first thing patrons see...

      Once considered medical items, towel and tissue have been a staple in the cleaning industry for over 100 years. While...

      A recent post on InfectionControl.tips has shed some interesting light on cleaning practices in today’s society. Many of...

      As we gear up for the spring season, it's a good possibility that the effects of the winter weather can still be seen on...

      In the 13 years we’ve been working closely with restaurant owners, our warewash division specialists continue to be...

      Are you tired of seeing that white powdery residue that salt and de-icers leave behind on your flooring? Have your...

      With the last few months of winter upon us, maintenance of floors is even more vital for creating a safe and clean...

      High-performance matting systems are not only extremely beneficial in keeping facilities cleaner and safer, they can help...

      Businesses continue to incorporate sustainable or “green” practices—both those who manufacture products as well as those...

      The Spread Of Zika Virus

      by tashanewman on 2/1/16 2:45 PM

      Recently, there has been a lot of information in the news about the spread of the Zika Virus. We would like to keep you...

      Winter weather with snow, slush, salt and ice melt can be extremely rough on your floors. The risk of slips and falls...

      According to a recent post by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), scientists are warning about the rise...

      Many people come together in your building every day—and, yes, some are sick. You may not realize it, but the costs of...

      Today our office in Peterborough will be much busier than usual—Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be visiting our head...

      Washroom cleanliness has a significant impact on the perception that visitors and employees have of an organization.

      An outbreak of Escherichia coli O157, commonly called E.coli, has been reported earlier this week by the Public Health...

      According to a CTV News report earlier today, public health officials are warning about an outbreak of Cyclospora...

      As part of my Swish orientation, I had the pleasure of meeting with our Equipment Team. This team, very much like other...

      Every once in a while it is a good idea to assess the chemicals and procedures you are using when cleaning and...

      When it comes to cleaning products, “green is the new black.” We recognize that the products we decide to use can have a...