The Long-term Impact of COVID-19 on Facilities Management

  Facilities management is an enormous global industry that encompasses everything that ensures the functionality, comfort, safety, and efficiency of buildings – both commercial and residential. It’s therefore unsurprising that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on facilities management. But to what extent did the crisis affect the facilities management industry, particularly regarding […]

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Travel Has Increased in February Despite the Pandemic

Know the Risks Before Traveling With the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, more and more individuals have seen this as an indicator that there is now less risk of being exposed when traveling. However, there is still a risk of exposure through surface contact. According to the CDC, the SARS COV-2 pathogen (the pathogen that […]

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The Most Common Mistakes Made for Floor Care

Hard Floor Care Here we share some useful tips for hard floor and carpet care. If you’re more comfortable leaving this to the experts, let us know and we’ll schedule a service that is right for your facility! Preparation Before performing any cleaning technique or applying any cleaning material to your flooring, you should always […]

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The League of City Wide Women

Introduction to “The League”  As many of you know, City Wide Facility Solutions fully embraces the idea of diversity in every way. We expand this mindset to more than just our employees, we also encourage this for those who choose to be in both leadership positions, and as franchise owners for City Wide. As far […]

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City Wide Celebrates 60 Years of Simplifying Facility Management

1961 was a big year – and not just because Alan Shepard became the first American to travel into space. It was the year Frank Oddo founded City Wide Maintenance Company. 60 years ago, City Wide Maintenance began in Kansas City, Missouri as a traditional janitorial service before it evolved into what it is now, […]

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The Sudden Cold Weather Is Causing Power Outages

Many States are Experiencing Record Low Temps and Blackouts There are many states across the Midwest, Southern, and East Coast regions of the United States that are experiencing arctic-like drops in temperature. Texas, in particular, has been heavily struck with power outages across many metropolitan areas.  This is due to a sudden change in the […]

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Cleaning Motivation Videos: Could They also Motivate You to Improve Your Facility?

Why Are “Cleaning Motivation” Videos So Popular Now? The use of internet video tutorials is extremely common to accomplish myriad tasks, whether it is on “how to do your own oil change,” “how to potty train your dog,” or any other task we are novices towards. Some people actively seek videos for motivation to improve […]

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Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Landscaping?

  How Much of An Impact Can Landscaping Leave? Much like being well dressed and having proper hygiene, how you appeal to other people’s five senses will speak volumes about who you are. The same can be said for your facility. Believe it or not, a drab and lifeless work environment can make clients and […]

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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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