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


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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Public Restrooms May Soon Look Very Different Because of COVID-19

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So much has changed in the way we visit public places since the COVID-19 crisis. We look for the 6-foot-rule markers on the floor; we follow the one-way aisle signs while we shop; we talk to employees through clear plastic barriers, and that’s just to name a few. But more will continue to change, especially […]

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Need a Handyman in the Middle of the Pandemic? How to Keep Your Building Safe

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As a building owner or property manager, the last thing you want to hear is something in your facility is broken and will need a handyman to fix it. Between following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent (CDC) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules, it might feel intimidating to invite anyone into […]

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Working Ceiling Fans Are Crucial During a Pandemic – Here’s Why

Several months ago, ceiling fans in your facility may have been considered a luxury item – perhaps they were taken for granted and not even noticed on an everyday basis. However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there may never be a better time to pay attention to those ceiling fans in your building – especially […]

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8 Things a Handyman Can Do Outside Your Facility During a Pandemic

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You may be preparing to re-open your doors for business again – or perhaps you already have – even though the world continues to fight against COVID-19. For many of you, perhaps you haven’t been to your facility since the stay-at-home orders were put in place. Upon arrival that first time, you may notice some […]

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CDC Clears Up Confusion After Statement That COVID-19 ‘Does Not Spread Easily’ by ‘Touching Surfaces or Objects’

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new statement on May 22, 2020 about an “edit” they made regarding some information they published on May 20, 2020. The initial statement indicated that coronavirus “does not spread easily” by “touching surfaces or objects.” However, just two days later, CDC was required to reassess their […]

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Are You Asking These Questions About Reopening Your Facility? Listen Here to Our Podcast

When the COVID-19 pandemic began and states put stay-at-home orders in place, both essential and non-essential businesses faced the same question: “When will my facility be able to return to business as usual?” No one could have predicted just how long we’d wait for that answer, but the time has finally come for several states […]

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