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BCWG S4:E66 Sean DeVore & Dave talk about removing scratches in Luxury Vinyl flooring & their new class.

BCWG S4:E66 Sean DeVore & Dave talk about removing scratches in Luxury Vinyl flooring & their new class.

November 2, 2020

If you have luxury vinyl flooring, you either do have or will have scratches in it. 

These can be from almost anything, but don't do anything until you know exactly what to do. 

Listen to the experts as they talk it through and tell you about their new 3 hour class on caring for Luxury Vinyl flooring material.

You can find this LIVE Hands-On class and more here.

Email Sean Here

Email Dave Here

BCWG S4:E65 Aaron Buchko talks about how business is staying positive during this pandemic.

BCWG S4:E65 Aaron Buchko talks about how business is staying positive during this pandemic.

November 2, 2020

Dr. Aaron Buchko, Professor of Management at Bradley University, talks with Dave on this podcast about how businesses must itemize, write down, and outline what they want from their operation today and what a week looks like one year from now.

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Connect  with Dr. Buchko on LinkedIn here

Email:  abuchko@comcast.net

BCWG S4:E64 Sean DeVore is talking LVP and LVT, prep work and installation.

BCWG S4:E64 Sean DeVore is talking LVP and LVT, prep work and installation.

September 14, 2020

GEM Supply is opening a new location in Tampa and Sean is here to walk us through all of the knowledge we need to make the right decisions about how to prep a floor substrate, what is needed, the different thicknesses of Luxury Vinyl products, the topographical characteristics of the different products what pitfalls many fall into.  

Here are two links that Sean talked about in the podcast for you to look at if you would like.

No Reservations Xpress https://www.manningtoncommercial.com/products/collections/no-reservations-xpress/

Uninterrupted  https://www.manningtoncommercial.com/products/collections/uninterrupted/

BCWG S4:E61 Bill Fellows and Dave talk about mental, emotional and operational challenges and cleaning technicians.

BCWG S4:E61 Bill Fellows and Dave talk about mental, emotional and operational challenges and cleaning technicians.

August 21, 2020

As more and more attention is paid to the individuals within this industry, people are finding out that the people who maintain the buildings they live and work in are real, with real issues.

 

Listen as the two guys talk through their own challenges and the focus on frontline staff during this pandemic.

 

You can reach Bill Fellows bill@billfellows.com

Dave Thompson dthompson@academyofcleaning.com

 

www.AcademyofCleaning.com

BCWG S4:E60 Vanesa Gandolfo with VEPPA Cleaning talks about ACE education, challenges and technology.

BCWG S4:E60 Vanesa Gandolfo with VEPPA Cleaning talks about ACE education, challenges and technology.

August 17, 2020

Vanesa Gandolfo is a native of Argentina who started a cleaning business of her own in the Palm Beach, Florida area, and has been on a move to get all the professional development education she can for herself and her team at VEPPA Services.

WHY VEPPA?

Our love for cleaning comes shining through!
Having a clean healthy environment can have significant effects on productivity, morale, and the strength of your brand. A healthy environment means fewer sick days, happier employees, and clients who know that your business is committed to putting its best foot forward in terms of presentation.
 
At VEPPA our passion lies in providing the added value that comes from creating and maintaining a spotless environment. Specialists in contract office cleaning, we are also available for special projects, timed and priced to suit your needs.
 

You can find VEPPA at https://www.veppaservices.com/

 

BCWG S4:E59 Dr. Greg Whiteley is a back talking biofilms, MRO’s and school openings.

BCWG S4:E59 Dr. Greg Whiteley is a back talking biofilms, MRO’s and school openings.

August 13, 2020

Dr. Greg Whiteley is back talking about resistant organisms, biofilms, and the process of cleaning and disinfecting.  During the conversation, it is evident that the good Dr. doesn't like foggers at all.

 

Learn about pH and physical removal and what the Academy talks about as best practices.

Contact Dr. Greg Whiteley at

gsw@whiteley.com.au

Dr. Greg S Whiteley is an industry leader and company director, and appointed academic, with many years of research collaboration and supervision within applied microbiology and public health applications. Dr. Whiteley has decades of experience in product development with both domestic and export market focus. Greg is approachable and widely respected within many areas of Australian business, particularly within environmental health, cleaning (hygiene) science, and infection prevention. 

BCWG S4:E58 Sean DeVore talks about the challenges of maintaining rubber tile floors.

BCWG S4:E58 Sean DeVore talks about the challenges of maintaining rubber tile floors.

August 4, 2020

Apparently, Mannington Mills had an installer put down some rubber tiles and it didn't go as planned.  Sean was called in to correct the issue and then go to see that the challenges weren't over when he started working with the night crew.

 

Oh, and the two guys had to talk about Dave's quadruple bypass surgery just a week ago.

BCWG S4:E57 Joseph Barone on with Dave talking collaborative cleaning in churches.

BCWG S4:E57 Joseph Barone on with Dave talking collaborative cleaning in churches.

July 22, 2020

 Joseph Barone is the owner of "A Fool for Learning" where he helps organizations learn so that they can perform at maximum efficiency.

 

Joe was a listener and called in to talk LIVE with Dr. Aaron and Dave last week and this week he is here to talk about churches, cleaning, and disinfecting.

The two talk about basic cleaning, pH of chemicals, Safety Data Sheets, and much more during this conversation.  

 

Joe is on the Safety Committee at his local church and will report back what the information does for his church.

 

You can reach Joe afoolforlearning@gmail.com

 

His website is http://www.afoolforlearning.com/

 

You can access the ACE course mentioned in this podcast here.

 

https://classes.academyofcleaning.com/p/collaborative-cleaning-religious-facilities

BCWG S4:E56 Bill Fellows talks about the SDS and the Globally Harmonized System.

BCWG S4:E56 Bill Fellows talks about the SDS and the Globally Harmonized System.

July 20, 2020

 

A podcast listener asks Bill, "What is an SDS"?  

 

Do you know?

Do you know what the Globally Harmonized System is?

If you are using a chemical, Bill explains what you need to know about them and where you look for information.

You can reach Bill 

bill@billfellows.com

BCWG S4:E55 Dr. Buchko talks about marketing, information and perceptions in this episode.

BCWG S4:E55 Dr. Buchko talks about marketing, information and perceptions in this episode.

July 15, 2020

Dr. Aaron Buchko is back for his monthly visit with Dave and the two are talking perceptions based on what people see and hear on the network and on the internet.

Are we getting too much information?

Is all of the information right?

How do we really process information?

Joseph, a follower of the podcast, joins in the conversation LIVE with the guys and has some questions as he and others go back to church.

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