XL North’s Bill Luallen is back with a quick tip on how to remove the adhesive residue that stickers can leave on floors. More and more businesses are using way finding stickers throughout their facilities to direct traffic according to social distancing guidelines. While these stickers help promote safety in the workplace, adhesive can be […]
As businesses across the country begin to reopen in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, undoubtedly new disinfection, cleaning, and sanitization procedures will need to be put in place to assure the health and safety of customers and employees. We asked three industry leaders – architect Timothy Hawk, commercial flooring services provider Thomas Holland, and […]
Although the pandemic continues, businesses across the country are beginning to reopen and begin a “new normal”. As trusted service providers for these customers, we need to take steps to get ahead of a potential overwhelming flooring problem. With over 400 approved disinfectants being used on multiple surfaces to keep people safe over the past […]
Disinfection and sanitization are trending topics due to the current pandemic. As the situation around the globe changes daily, it’s important to educate your staff and your customers with the most updated information. Although the words “disinfect” and “sanitize” may commonly go hand in hand, they are different. Here’s the distinction. Only hard non-porous surfaces […]
More than ever during this uncertain time, you need to arm yourself with the facts so you can make the best choices to protect you, your staff, your customers, and their employees.
In the commercial floor care industry, we are seeing the effects of COVID-19 in a couple of ways. First, our customers are sending non-essential personal to work remotely from home, if possible. Second, we are being asked to assist our customers with disinfection and sanitization procedures. What do these two things mean for us? Our […]
Lance Strait, Director of Maintenance with ReSource Colorado, discusses a demo where carpet in a mezzanine area of the Denver International Airport had become so dirty with grease and soil that it actually resembled concrete. He describes the challenge. “This isn’t a maintenance customer, but we do a lot of installation there. One of the […]
XL North is always on the lookout for new advancements in the commercial floor care industry that can help our customers achieve better results. While using foam detergent as a cleaning method has been around for quite some time, the chemistry and process used to create foam has changed greatly over the decades. Recent improvements […]
Customers often depend on flooring professionals to properly educate them on how to clean their floors in between routine service visits. In most facilities or buildings, janitorial staff maintains the floors and teaching them proper care and maintenance procedures is standard practice. Restaurants, however, tend to be an exception as kitchen and serving staff are […]
Concrete surface preparation doesn’t have to be a costly or timely procedure with heavy machinery and lots of man hours. In this demonstration video, watch how easy it is to effectively prep a concrete surface with XL Porosity+.