April 7, 2021

As more people receive the COVID-19 vaccine and cases finally lower, many business owners are excited to welcome employees and customers back at full capacity. However, businesses also bear the responsibility for creating a safe and healthy environment. This means adhering to cleaning and disinfection, per CDC guidelines. This is also an opportunity for businesses […]

March 22, 2021

So much of our attention has been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic — and rightly so. It highlighted the importance of keeping offices and workplaces clean and disinfected to prevent the spread of the virus. Even with a vaccine being rolled out, you cannot afford to relax. Keeping your employees safe and healthy requires an […]

March 18, 2021

Children of Hope Preschool director, Lynn Hockenberger, has worked continually with OpenWorks, a national commercial cleaning and disinfecting service provider based in Phoenix, to create a cleaning and disinfecting protocol that allows her teachers and students a safe and healthy place to learn in a familiar environment. Read the Full Story Here. And, watch this […]

March 15, 2021

Even if you are following CDC and OSHA guidelines on cleaning and disinfecting your facility, there may still be growing germs and bacteria that can lead to illnesses. Your commercial janitorial service should be using EPA-registered disinfectants as part of their cleaning and disinfecting regimen. This is important to deactivate germs that are growing on […]

March 8, 2021

President Joe Biden issued an Executive Order in January directing federal regulators to update and strengthen workplace safety guidelines during the pandemic. It is expected to change what employers and facility operators will be required to do to keep their employees and visitors safe. Within the Order, there is also a call for stricter enforcement […]

March 1, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting facilities in 2021. They are now recommending a three-step process for making sure your facilities are safe. Step One: Develop Your Plan Determine what areas need to be cleaned Determine areas that need disinfection with priority given to frequently touched […]

February 25, 2021

AHWATUKEE, AZ — Children of Hope Preschool in Ahwatukee has managed to stay open during this entire school year. “We were all really concerned, we didn’t know what the school year would like,” said Lynn Hockenberger, the preschool’s director for the past 14 years. A big part of keeping her school open has been the […]

February 22, 2021

Cleaning in healthcare facilities requires a higher level of knowledge, training, and experience. Whether your facility is a doctor’s office, clinic, or ambulatory care center, commercial cleaning during COVID goes way beyond the typical general cleaning services offered to commercial businesses. General cleaning will get rid of dirt and keep your facility clean, but it […]

February 15, 2021

Even before the emergence of COVID, healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) were a leading cause of illnesses and deaths in the U.S. The National Institute of Health said the best defense is hand hygiene, antimicrobial stewardship, and environmental cleaning and disinfecting. Now with COVID to worry about, cleaning and disinfecting ambulatory care and healthcare facilities take on […]