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Bouncing Back After Bed Bugs

Bouncing Back After Bed Bugs

The only thing that scares hotel operators more than bed bugs is an empty hotel room, yet the two often go hand in hand. Rooms can be out of service as long as two weeks, and treatment costs range from ...

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Carpet Cleaning Procedures

Carpet Cleaning Procedures

Using a lot of water when cleaning carpets can result in mold, mildew, and other problems. That’s why many cleaners are moving toward low-moisture techniques. Temperature, humidity, and ventilation can impact drying time, so here are some good carpet cleaning ...

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The Value of Clean

The Value of Clean

Historically, hotel owners and operators have viewed cleaning as a cost center. Consequently, decisions about housekeeping expenditures have focused solely on the amount spent. Yet, several recent studies have revealed that a relatively modest investment can have a significant effect ...

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How to Calculate Housekeeping Times

How to Calculate Housekeeping Times

Time is money. For the lodging industry, this is especially applicable when it comes to cleaning costs. Many facility managers assume they can multiply the number of guestrooms by some theoretical productivity rate to determine the time and resources needed ...

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Restful Sleep

Dust mites, mold spores, and pet dander are microscopic, but they can cause big problems for guests who suffer from allergies and asthma. Hotels entice travelers with the promise of a comfortable and peaceful night’s sleep, but this becomes harder ...

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