Make Earth Day your every day

April 22nd marks the 51st Anniversary of Earth Day. And while eco-friendly living and sustainable business practices should always take priority, Earth Day is a well-needed reminder that we all have a role to play in nurturing the health of our only home. Those roles may vary, but there are universal strategies for protecting the

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5 Things You Need to Do When Evaluating Professional Cleaning Companies

You want your business space to make a good first impression with anyone who passes by or comes in, whether they’re a member of your staff or a VIP guest. When it comes to finding a professional cleaning company to keep your building looking welcoming and inviting, it’s not just about finding a cleaner. It’s

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Are Green Office Cleaning Services Right For Your Business?

Maintaining a clean and sanitary office is essential to the success, safety, and wellbeing of your employees. Many businesses prefer to hire a professional cleaning service to take care of this rather than hiring a full-time janitor. However, not all cleaning companies hold themselves to the same standards. If you are a business owner considering

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Wash Your Hands to Fight Illness and Bacteria! [Infographic]

No matter how clean your office, industrial facility, or building is, germs will find a way to spread. Along with a thorough cleaning program, one of the best methods for you and your building occupants (employees, visitors, patients, etc.) to fight germs and stay healthy is simply to wash your hands properly and regularly. Hand

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Did You Know Common Cleaning Products Can Trigger Asthma?

Over 2 million Canadians suffer from asthma – a number which has steadily risen for over 20 years. Unfortunately for those with asthma, many of the cleaning chemicals commonly used in workplaces, public buildings, and homes are asthma symptom triggers. Not to mention, those chemicals aren’t good for people without asthma, either. In a recent

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CleanTelligent Software Wins Innovation Award (For the Third Year in a Row!)

As one of the first commercial cleaning companies in Canada to incorporate CleanTelligent into our processes, Sunshine is thrilled to announce the software’s recent win at the ISSA/INTERCLEAN North American trade show in Orlando, Florida! The software, which enhances communication, efficiency, and transparency between cleaning companies and their clients, has won this prestigious Innovation Award

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A Guide to Green Cleaning for Washrooms

Green cleaning is essential for the health and safety of building occupants, cleaning personnel, and the environment. For a full breakdown on the importance of green cleaning, click here to see our previous post on the topic. Restrooms are present in every building, and they are areas that require frequent cleaning. Therefore, it is particularly

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The Environmentally-Friendly Carpet Cleaning Products Your Cleaning Company Should Be Using

Green cleaning is important for health and safety of building occupants, as well as protecting the environment (click here to read about the importance of green cleaning). Responsible cleaning companies now take it upon themselves to ensure that their methods, products, and equipment are environmentally-friendly. At Sunshine, our green cleaning objective is simple: to enhance

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What is the Difference between Disinfecting and Sanitizing?

Although people often use “disinfecting” and “sanitizing” interchangeably, they are two different processes with different outcomes. Disinfectants kill 100% of organisms, while sanitizers kill 99.9%. While this may not seem like a huge distinction, it drastically changes the makeup of each product and how it should be used in certain circumstances. Whether your building requires

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