How Can You Be Sure Your Contractors Are Who They Say They Are?

  How do you Weed Out Contractors you Shouldn’t Trust? What attracted you to the contractor you have in your sights right now? Was it their flashy and attention-grabbing marketing and self-promotion? Did they come recommended to you by multiple people you know? Did they market themselves as someone who can get the job done at […]

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Road Salt Is Essential for Safety, But What Can It Do to Your Concrete?

  Why Do We Salt Roads in the First Place? The reason we dispense salt on the roads is the prevention of ice formation. How does salt do this? Let’s take you back to chemistry 101 and review a little about water’s freezing point. The temperature water freezes at is 32 degrees Fahrenheit or zero […]

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Happy Holidays From City Wide!

How we Chose to Celebrate the Holidays this year Toy Drive for Families in Need Towards the beginning of December, our Portland office ran a successful toy drive, acquiring dozens of toys for children in need.             A generous donation to the Boston Resiliency Fund Our Boston office donated $1,500 […]

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Why you Should have a Yearly Plan for Your Facility

  Yearly Solution Planning will Keep Scheduled Services on Track, Even During a Pandemic If you have ever planned a yearly schedule for anything, you know how daunting and difficult that task can be. A lot of what-if factors permeate in your mind about what can possibly occur in the future and may affect your […]

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A COVID-19 Vaccine is on the Way, But Cases will Continue to Surge Until Then

  Surges in COVID-19 Cases will Continue, Despite a Vaccine being on the Horizon With the recent announcement that both Pfizer’s and Moderna’s vaccine trials reveling a 95% effectiveness rate, people around the world are rejoicing. An optimistic attitude is sweeping the world as COVID-19 is set to be eradicated soon. It is absolutely fantastic […]

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Dealing with Cold & Flu Season During a Pandemic – What can be done to Prepare?

How can Facilities be Impacted by COVID-19 and the Flu at the Same Time? With North American Cold and Flu Season making its return again this fall/winter and being compounded with COVID-19, facilities that haven’t or cannot close their doors for quarantine will have to take as severe precautions as possible to not risk an […]

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Facilities Are Increasing Cleaning and Disinfecting Services – What About the Effect on Our Planet?

When the pandemic began earlier this year, likely the last thing on many facility owners’ minds was how the increase of cleaning and disinfectant chemicals was affecting the earth. Perhaps the new routine felt like a wave – something that was a lot in the moment, but would only be for a short period of […]

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What Scientists Are Learning About the ‘Airborne Coronavirus’ – And What You Can Do to Protect Your Business

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The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) published new guidance on Thursday, July 9 indicating the coronavirus may linger in the air indoors – especially crowded places – causing a higher risk for individuals to inhale air particles that are wafting through the room. The new guidance comes on the heels of 239 scientists who approached the […]

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You Can Now Watch City Wide’s Webinar Event Here

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We hosted a live webinar event on Thursday, July 9, where Ken Miner (franchise owner) and Rob Zelch (Operations Personnel) at City Wide Maintenance of St. Louis sat down with Russ Rogers (Business Performance Coach at the Home Office) to have an open conversation about the lessons we’ve learned so far during the pandemic, what businesses can do to try […]

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What Facility Owners Are Finding Out After Reopening

There’s a famous quote by American philosopher, Vernon Howard, that goes, “Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn, and you will.” Perhaps that’s been tough for you to do during the pandemic – the willingness to learn during this hard time. We understand – it’s challenged us at times, too. […]

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