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How to Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

You may associate air pollution with smog-belching smokestacks or bumper-to-bumper L.A. traffic, but harmful air pollution can affect an ordinary home or office space. Although we don’t discuss it as frequently as outdoor pollution, indoor air quality impacts our lives just as much, if not more. Office managers shouldn’t underestimate the importance of indoor air quality. […]

7 Tips for a Healthy Workplace

If you manage an office, you’ve likely seen how fast germs can spread. If one employee comes to work sick, it’s usually not long before their colleagues start sniffling. According to research from the University of Arizona, a single sick employee can infect half of the office’s commonly touched surfaces in just a few hours. […]

Our Response to COVID-19

At Shine Facility Services, the safety of our team members, our clients, and the public is always of primary importance in everything that we do. We wanted to provide you with an update on the actions we are taking in response to the outbreak of COVID-19 and reassure you that we are prepared, with a […]

Understanding LEED Certification and Commercial Cleaning

Today, many companies are taking on sustainability and green initiatives to have a more positive impact on the environment and human health. The LEED certification program gives the framework for buildings to be more environmentally responsible and recognizes these achievements with different levels of certification. These designations are attractive to potential residents and tenants, as […]

How to Know If Your Cleaners Are Actually Green

When you or someone else cleans a space you live or work in, you want it cleaned in effectively and safely. To get the job done, you have to consider green versus conventional cleaners. Many individuals are going green and for good reason. The pros of green cleaning include a benefit to the environment and advantages […]

ISSA CIMS Certification for Cleaning Companies

Facility managers are responsible for many different jobs, all of which ensure the environment they work in is comfortable, safe and efficient. One of their duties is to often to hire an outsourced cleaning company. A clean facility is essential to promoting productivity and organization, as well as building safety for employees and workers. But […]

How Often Should an Office Building Be Cleaned?

When deciding how often to schedule commercial office cleaning, remember that a clean office keeps workers and visitors healthier while it makes the workplace tidier. The frequency of regular and deep cleanings will depend on factors such as the size of your office building, how many companies use it and the number of visitors. Learn […]

Health Risks of an Unclean Workplace

The average person spends 90,000 hours at work during their lifetime. For many of us, those hours are spent in an office, and the environment of that space has a profound impact on our happiness and health. There’s no denying that when you gather large groups of people together in a relatively small space, things can get […]

Facility Management 101: How to Paint a Room

If your business operates out of a commercial building, the chances are that at one point you’ll see someone painting an office space in your building. Unless the rooms were all freshly painted when you rented the area, it’s likely that you have a place or two that require a fresh paint job to look […]