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  • Thank Your Cleaner Day!

      On September 27th at the BCCCA monthly  luncheon.  The British Columbia Contract Cleaners Association  partnered  with Karcher Canada,  to promote and recognize one day a year to thank and acknowledge the vital contribution that cleaners make to our everyday lives. Steven Hughes of  Kärcher Canada presented the following: Steve gave  ...

    Posted at October 18, 2016 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Who Really Cares About The Washrooms?

    At the September 22nd BCCCA luncheon, Michael Houang – Market Manager for Kimberly Clark did a presentation on Hand Hygiene for the Healthy Workplace – The following is a synopsis of that Presentation. Thank you Michael Houang of Kimberly Clark - Michael.houang@kcc.com One of the Challenges today : ...

    Posted at November 4, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Asset Management Workshop “Real world approaches to cleaning and managing your flooring assets”

    BCCCA – January 27th Luncheon – Asset Management Workshop Presented by Tim Clifford At our last luncheon in January we had the pleasure of hearing from Tim Clifford of Wood Wyant. Tim presented a very comprehensive workshop about providing good care for our customers assets. Below are a few key points Tim spoke on. Thank you Tim for spending so much of your time putting together ...

    Posted at March 11, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • DELIVERING SUPPORT TO HELP NOURISH HUNGRY CHILDREN

    Breakfast for Learning’s 2014/15 grants have been distributed to schools across Canada, and hungry children are getting the nourishment they need to start their school day! Nutrition programs not only help schools provide healthy meals and snacks to their students, they also play a role in educating students about good nutrition and fostering a sense of community. “Our students are our future leaders, and ...

    Posted at February 25, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Linoleum Maintenance Do’s and Don’ts

    Before                                                                                       After Linoleum Maintenance Do’s and Don’tsOnce considered an outdated type of flooring found in older homes, linoleum flooring is making a comeback in many commercial facilities. One reason for its renewed popularity is that linoleum is a greener option than many other kinds of flooring, such as vinyl composite tile (VCT).Many retailers mistakenly refer to ...

    Posted at October 7, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • What You Need To Know About the FDA’s Proposed Rule on Antibacterial Soap

    As you may have already heard, big changes could be coming for the hand soap used in your facility’s restrooms and break rooms. Why? In December of 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed rule requiring antibacterial soap manufacturers to provide more evidence that these soaps are not only safe, but also more effective than plain soap. The FDA proposes that if soap manufacturers ...

    Posted at October 1, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog | 1 Comment
  • A Formula

    At Metropolitan we strive to use to find and use the best cleaning formulas possible.  I recently attended a marketing lecture and learned of another type of    formula  called  "Know, Like, Trust. Sometimes these marketing  talks are mostly about "hype" However I found this formula  K,L, T, to be quite authentic. The idea of this formula is of course to attract customers, which Metropolitan is in the business of doing.  There is another aspect  to  ...

    Posted at December 3, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment