Like any other service provider, janitorial companies aren’t perfect. Once in a while, every cleaning service is going to forget to empty a trash can or overlook an empty toilet paper roll.While we can probably agree that an occasional oversight is not a catastrophe, there’s a certain tipping point when mistakes move from simply noticeable […]
Using the toilet rag to clean your keyboard? Umm, yeah…it really happens. More often than we like to think about. Lucky for you, there’s a quick way to tell whether this might be happening without installing surveillance cameras or following the cleaners around at night like a creep.Next time you have a chance, take a peek […]
School flooring takes a lot of abuse. Every day you have hundreds or thousands of feet traipsing in and out, spreading dirt, slush and salt as they go. Not to mention all the germs and bacteria…There are many flooring materials that are perfectly functional in a school environment — carpet tiles, polished concrete, vinyl composition […]
What are you doing to make your company a better place to work?Maybe this isn’t something you think about all that often. We all get wrapped up in our daily schedules, hectic lives, and staying on top of the never-ending to-do list, both at work and at home. But sometimes that distracts us from the […]
You’re 30 days away from facilities management bliss… You’re busy. You’re REALLY busy. Let’s face it . . . the role of a facilities manager is reactive and chaotic. But managing the cleaning of your buildings doesn’t have to be. Are you stuck managing emergencies and service outages created by your cleaning company? Is the […]
Note: This blog deals specifically with recoating, not refinishing. The terms are often used interchangeably, but they mean different things. Recoating, required as often as once a year, involves applying a new layer of protective coating and, sometimes, buffing the surface first. Refinishing, recommended about every 8-10 years, is the more difficult and more […]
Need a GOOD job or know someone who does? The only requirement is a high school diploma or GED – and, no, we’re not talking about some minimum wage gig. But, first, let’s back up a minute. The 2008 financial crisis and housing debacle hit our industry hard. Construction-related jobs declined by nearly 1 million […]
In the spring of 2017, Jack Laurie Group removed and replaced over 72,000 square feet of carpet at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne, IN – all while the convention center was occupied and fully operational. Here is a time lapse video of our project.