De-ice, not destroy

Protect your floors from the damaging effects of ice melt A gentle December snowfall brings to mind romantic connotations of intimate gatherings and winter wonderlands, cozy fires and warm blankets. Except for you. If you’re a building manager, you’re less focused on “the moon on the breast of the new-fallen snow” and more worried about slush, mud and ice and …

Off-site and outpatient deserve the same commitment to clean

You don’t have to turn on the news to see constant reminders of the changing face of health care. One of the bigger trends causing ripples across medical organizations is the acceleration of outpatient care. The American Medical Association reports that more than three-fourths of U.S. health care is now performed outside hospital walls—in physician offices, outpatient clinics, ambulatory surgery …

Local contractor boasts four employees with impressive RBSM designation

Lenexa, Kan. – In a competitive and crowded industry, one local company employs four professionals who have obtained the prestigious Registered Building Service Manager certification. SG360 is proud to announce that Chris Terrell, Ernesto Saucedo, Karen Fernandez and Ashley Hutson have each passed the tests to earn the certification—and the right to add RBSM after their names. The RBSM designation …

Kauffman Center floors require more than elbow grease to stay clean

Special Use Kauffman Center for Performing Arts

Lenexa, Kan. – When your company building includes more than 285,000 square feet and a lobby covered in white Portuguese limestone, you have to reach for more than just a Swiffer. In fact, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts had to get a little inventive to ensure the gleaming tile that covers Brandmeyer Great Hall stays as shiny and …

Write a Better Janitorial RFP

Write a Better Janitorial RFP

Whether you’re a facility manager looking for a new cleaning partner or a homeowner needing new windows for your split-level, you want to ensure you’re getting the best value for your dollar. We get it. And while we can’t help with the windows, we can help you better evaluate potential cleaning vendors through a smarter Request for Proposal (RFP) process. …

School Classroom or Germ Factory?

Germiest Places in Schools

“Don’t put your mouth on it!” No matter where we were, if I was headed to a water fountain to get a drink, I heard my mother’s warning. To this day, I’m always wary of how close my mouth is to the spigot and I completely stay away from those fountains that lack the proper pressure to propel the water …

The Germiest Places in Your Office

Dirtiest Places in the Office

Do you wash your hands after using the restroom? What about after you make 50 copies of that report for your meeting starting in 10 minutes? If you’re like most people, habit dictates a good scrubbing after a toilet visit, but office supplies are usually considered safe enough. Except the dirtiest places in your office aren’t always the usual suspects—and …

Local cleaning company takes school partnership to new levels

Jonesboro, AR – Clean schools mean happier students and faculty, but for a local cleaning company, the partnership doesn’t end when the mops are put away. SG360, a facility services company in Jonesboro, is proud to extend its partnership with the local school district, hiring a Valley View High School student as a summer intern and investing in the robotics …

Better cleaning through technology: How new advancements are changing the industry

SG DH-1 Tech and Cleaning

I’ll admit: I was skeptical when I first saw a Roomba. Maybe even more curious. How does it know where to go? What happens when it hits the edge of the stairs? Does it work? Ever since Rosey the Robot first wheeled across our TV sets, we’ve looked to technology to help us with our cleaning efforts, both at work …