When the last of the snow finally disappears our thoughts turn to spring-cleaning. After our homes have been closed up for many months with dogs and kids tracking in snow, salt, and mud throughout the long winter season we’re ready to open the windows and freshen everything up. But, when we open the windows, all those pesky allergens that seem to be popping up everywhere find their way inside....
All month we’ve been talking about April showers and the damage water can cause when it gets inside your home or business. However, our focus has been on basements and businesses, places that often have concrete floors.
Aimee may be a familiar face to you! She greets you at the door when you visit our office. Aimee is from Montgomery and has lived in Northfield for the last 10 years. Her boy, Logan, is almost 7 years old. When she isn’t hanging out with her son and husband, Mike, she enjoys reading and working with her hands.
Spring brings with it many joys, especially for those of us in the Upper Midwest who’ve just “survived” another long winter. It also brings water, and a lot of it. Which is fine, until it starts seeping into our buildings and basements.
It’s a given, April is a wet month. Whether it brings spring showers or like this year, snowmelt, moisture is everywhere.
As you know, there are hundreds of high-touch areas within a healthcare facility. Without proper and regular cleaning and disinfection, nurse's stations, computer desks, doorknobs, handrails, bedrails, toilets, faucets and other highly touched areas can present increased health risks and contribute to the spread of infectious diseases.
We have a story to tell you: You've built your dream home. It's time to move in. The closing is next week and you're dreaming of your first morning spent in this house. The final walk-through is next week but you can't help yourself, you're inspecting it right now. You open up the kitchen cabinets and -- bam -- the dust hits your face. Your custom cabinets came with dust. There is sticky stuff...