Year End Review

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2021 has been a year for the record books! The current economic condition in the United States has created more than a handful of challenges for business of all kinds. From employment problems, to supply chain snags, to inflation; no business has come out unscathed. Zephyr is, of course, no exception to these issues. This […]

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Sales in the Post Pandemic Economy

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Some may argue that we are not yet in the “post pandemic economy.” COVID-19 has caused issues in everything from supply chain to finding qualified employees. One section of our business we can continue to work on, no matter what else is happening, is our sales departments. As the economy starts to grow after the […]

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Office Space Hygiene

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As employees return to work in the office, they will hold companies to a new hygiene standard. They will expect COVID-19 era additions, such as hand sanitizer, hands-free restroom fixtures and higher-capacity paper towel dispensers, to become permanent fixtures. According to a survey conducted by Essity and reported in Maintenance Sales News July/August 2021 edition, […]

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Avoid Unhealthy Scenes on Floors

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One thing we keep hearing about in the jan/san industry is the need to clean and sanitize high-touch surfaces. This has always been important, but the urgency has been brought to the forefront with the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a Cleaning & Maintenance Magazine article “One surface that is often overlooked, however, […]

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Quality Floor Care Program

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Floors play an important part in creating a first impression when an occupant first enters your building. If the floor is dirty, sticky, or looks bad, your customers may just assume the rest of the building is unsanitary. Implementing a quality floor care program can pay dividends if done the right way. In the article […]

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Spill Cleanup

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Spill cleanup is a common issue no matter what kind of facility you work in. Making sure that you clean up the spill quickly and efficiently can minimize the risk of a slip and fall accident. Most facilities have equipment for regular maintenance cleaning, but putting a system in place for spill cleanup is easy […]

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Color Coding and Infection Prevention

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Another tool that cleaning companies have to fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus, or any virus, is reducing cross contamination. Color coding cleaning tools is a very simple way to ensure that mops used to clean Area A don’t end up in Area B. This has been standard procedure in certain areas such as […]

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Efficiency or Resiliency?

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The way that companies do business will be forever changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a McKinsey survey, close to 75 percent of businesses experienced issues in the production, distribution and supplier footprint that will require changes in the future. 93 percent of respondents plan to increase resilience across the supply chain. In an […]

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Keeping a Focus on Floor Care

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Disinfecting public spaces “above the table” has been the highest priority for many business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tabletops, handrails, counters, and similar surfaces that are high touch areas are being diligently cleaned to ensure the slowing spread of the virus. However, the floors should not be ignored when it comes to cleaning and […]

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ISSA Virtual Experience Follow Up

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Thank you to everyone who visited our virtual booth during the 2020 ISSA Virtual Experience. This years event was definitely different from any other ISSA show we have attended! What were your thoughts on the overall experience? If you have any feedback for the Zephyr team do not hesitate to email us and let us […]

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