<t>glad to see the thread alive! <br/> I have begun to get away from dust mopping or vacuuming some floors. If there is no gross filth on the floor, I simply damp mop with lots of warm water. All of the dust and and particles that cling to my dust mop wind up in my mop bucket. The floor in particula...
- 30 Jun 2010, 03:26
- Forum: DISCUSSIONS
- Topic: The high cost of training material
- Replies: 5
- Views: 266
what about the BICSc or ISSA cleaning standards certification ? they have got to be pretty pricey to have them conduct certification training but I thought they were well recognized. Has anyone worked for ARAMARK?
<t>Not too long ago I listened to a short science news story on the radio on the subject of "Dust Bunnies" It seems they are not as benign as we would believe they are . Many Of the molecules in dust are environmental particles, mainly some metals. In my area they can be lead , zinc,cadmium and carb...
<r>I have the same concern , especially when I'm cleaning a public area and some one sees <B><s>[b]</s><I><s>[i]</s>what looks like <e>[/i]</e></I><e>[/b]</e></B> a filthy rag. Something I tried at home is to wash whites in cold water, and then do a hot bleach soak and rinse. Some where I read that ...
<t>I'm using one of those large "bug man" type or lawn and garden pump sprayer, Since I change the chemical in it from time to time, I have a type or clear file folder that is used to stick on a door or wall, I cut it down and stuck it to the sprayer, this way I can switch out the company supplied l...
I have a 1500 rpm machine (viper) I use water too just to keep the dust down. I am looking at a no buff wax system. I have heard these kinds of waxes have been used. anyone had any experience with this wax?
- 01 Jun 2010, 10:57
- Forum: Job Openings - Job Wanted
- Topic: suggestions for my interview??
- Replies: 9
- Views: 5.0K
<t>An interesting side note : some one I know visited a school not too long ago and a very helpful ,courteous staff member met him at the door gave him assistance , The visitor ask him "what grade do you teach "? the staff member said I'm the Janitor. That's the impression we should make to people c...
Has anybody got rid of their dust mops in favor of a hard floor attachment on a canister vac? I only have maybe 5000 square feet in a 25,000 square foot building. I think I may have laundered those old dust mop heads for the last time.
chemical sales men love to find a place with an odor problem. The place I took over has multiple air fresheners in the bath rooms. the last guy to work there in my opinion was just a work dodger who convinced the director that the odors were some kind of mystery.
<t>I have something that might be similar in my building , its called marmoleum. Its has a rough texture and was installed on a slight incline. When I came to this Job 6 months ago it had been waxed many times. It was unbelievable, no one removed the black marks before waxing. (this was done by a we...
- 09 Apr 2010, 19:31
- Forum: Welcome to the WWW.CUSTODIAN.INFO forum
- Topic: Welcome to the Custodial Worker Forum
- Replies: 11
- Views: 7.0K
<t>Hey I'm a newbie to the forum, so glad I stumbledonit, I have one of those Janitor/custodian/maintenance man jobs ( which only exist in theory IMO) I work in a public building for a municipality, and have been doing these kind of gigs since 1970 when I was 15, anybody remember a company named "Re...