Upcoming Holiday Closure
Please note that Monday, September 5th is Labor Day. Our American locations will be closed all day and will be open regular hours on Tuesday. September 6th. We hope you enjoy the holiday with family and friends.
Hand Hygiene Tips for Back to School
School season is quickly approaching, and as children return to the classroom, parents and teachers can’t help but worry about the surfaces they are constantly interacting with. With so many people coming together in the school setting, it’s easy to see how classrooms can become ‘hot spots’ for germs and bacteria. Read our blog to learn how to keep your hands and 'hot spots' clean this school year. Learn more here
Top Tips for Sun Safety
For most people, summer is considered their favourite season of the year. For others, such as those who work outdoors all day, the summer can be a cause for discomfort. Why? – You might ask. Well, most outdoor workers are exposed to the elements of the sun for a significant amount of time each day. As Deb Group explains, ultraviolet (UV) rays are invisible rays that come from the sun and when they reach the earth’s surface they are strong enough to damage the skin. Thus, leaving outdoor workers at the most risk. Learn how to protect your workforce by reading our blog. Learn more here
How to Pick an Effective Bio-Enzymatic Cleaner
You may be asking, ‘What is a Bio-Enzymatic Cleaner?’ If so, you’re not the first. Let’s take a closer at what these products are and how they perform. BIO Cleaners are formulated specifically to dispose of soils safely, economically and rapidly. They contain the necessary quality and quantity of specific non-pathogenic enzyme systems, both aerobic and anaerobic bacteria, and microbial nutrients. BIO Cleaners work quickly and efficiently to digest chemical and organic waste with no odor or noxious gas.Learn more here
Reduce Your Floor Cleaning Cost by Thousands
Did you know that it costs $600-$700 to remove 1 pound of dirt once it’s entered your facility? That’s a substantial amount of money and it might surprise you how quickly it can add up. As ISSA explains, 24 pounds of dirt can be tracked into a facility by only 1,000 people coming through an entrance in a 20-day work month. That quickly adds up to more than $14,400 to remove! Now, imagine if there was a way to reduce the amount of dirt entering your facility...Learn more here
Improving Air Quality for Health and Wellness
Air quality is important to everyone’s health and wellness. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ranks indoor air pollution among the top 5 environmental risks to public health. Causes include residual odours, bacteria or viruses, allergens and volatile organic compounds, especially in the hot, humid, summer months. Each of these factors can impact the air quality that your company’s patrons and employees breathe. Learn more here
When it comes to cleaning large facilities and manufacturing plants, we know it’s not an easy job. Cleaning a large area in a consistent manner is even harder. What you need is a BIG, powerful machine to complete the job. Minuteman explains that ride-on cleaning equipment provides a significant boost to cleaning efficiency, by as much as 60%. Swish is proud to partner with PowerBoss to offer current promotions on their state-of-the-art equipment. Learn more here
4 EASY STEPS TO IMPROVE THE LIFE CYCLE OF YOUR FLOORS
The appearance of a facility and its entrance is top priority for business owners, as it’s the first impression patrons see when approaching and entering a place of business. Understanding the factors that affect a customers’ first impression and create additional wear-and-tear on your floors can help you to manage and maintain your facilities more efficiently. Learn the 4 easy steps to improve the life cycle of your floors this spring by reading our blog. Learn more here
Sustainability and Innovation in Towel & Tissue
Swish recognizes the necessity of offering cleaning products that are less harmful to human health and the environment, which is why we partner with companies like Cascades to help deliver healthier, more sustainable options. Learn more here
Disinfected Surfaces - Are they really clean?
Many of us have our own perspective of what 'clean' means, and some perspectives vary drastically from person to person, but science remains the same: a hard quantified and qualified fact. With this in mind, ask yourself: "If a surface looks clean, is it actually sterile from bacteria and other microorganisms?" Learn more here
Choosing the Right Floor Cleaning Equipment With Ease and Confidence
Spring is here! But do your floors still show signs of the winter weather? Picking the right floor cleaning equipment can help to manage the impact any type of weather has on your flooring. Walk behind or ride-on scrubbers, and wet/dry vacuums are excellent solutions to your equipment needs. See how these machines can start working for you today. Learn more here
Swish Expands Its Presence in British Columbia
Our Vancouver area distribution and Clean-It ® Centre will begin servicing customers at their new location on March 1st. Swish Vancouver’s new address is 1288 Cliveden Avenue, Delta, B.C. It is centrally located with easy access to and from multiple locations.
Solutions for Winter-Worn Floors
Are you tired of seeing that white powdery residue that salt and deicers leave behind on your flooring? Let our specially formulated winter floor cleaning solutions work for you, reducing the risk of slip hazards and restoring beauty to your floors. Learn more here
Can You Afford (To Ignore) Entrance Matting?
High performance matting systems are extremely beneficial in keeping facilities safer, cleaner and healthier. Did you know that just 15’ of matting inside an entrance will trap 80% of dirt and moisture from the first 5 or 6 footsteps? With the last few months of winter weather upon us, now is the time to find the best mat for the job. Let us help you decide. Learn more here
Choosing a Green Ice Melt Product – Do They Exist? The truth unmasked...
While we are entering one of the last official months of winter, snow and ice removal remains an important task, until spring weather is here. Swish can help you increase safety, while reducing time and money spent on maintenance of your facility. Learn more here
Winter Floor Care: 4 Key Steps to Keeping Your Floors Look their Best
Winter floor care is on the top of everyone's mind right now, and you may be asking, 'What do I need to do to keep my entrances and floors safe from slip hazards and looking their best?' Our SwishClean blog has all the answers you're looking for, check it out today Learn more here
Now is the Time to Buy a Minuteman?
We have our most popular Minuteman machines on sale for a limited time! The winter season is upon us and snow, slush, salt and ice melt can be extremely rough on your floors and even increase slip hazards. Minuteman offers a complete line of high quality, state-of the art commercial and industrial maintenance products for all of today's cleaning needs. Check out these amazing deals today. Learn more here
The Rise of ‘Phantom Menace’… the Superbug
Scientists are warning about the rise of a dangerous superbug they are calling the 'phantom menace.' The strains of this bug stem from a family of antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE). For more information about this superbug and the steps you can take to prevent infection, check out our blog.Learn more here