3 Keys To An Effective Winter Floor Care Program

Winter weather is in full swing across much of the country and it can be a beast on your floors, especially for VCT.   Snow, slush and ice melt are tracked in on shoes and can make resilient floors dull and lifeless.  If you want to keep your floors looking great throughout the winter it’s important to have a solid winter floor care program in place.  The three tips below can help your keep your facility’s floors looking their best during the winter months.           

1.   Matting
The best way to keep your floors looking there best throughout the harsh winter months is to have a high-performance matting program in place for your facility.

3 Tips for Reducing the Spread of Flu in Your Facility

We are the midst of one of the worst Flu seasons on record.  The CDC recently announced that for the first time since monitoring began 13 years ago, that every part of the continental U.S. showed “widespread” flu activity.  Proactive Facility Managers can take the following steps to help reduce the spread of the flu in their facilities.      

Promote Proper Hand Hygiene
Since germs can be spread by hand from one person to another person or surface proper hand hygiene in your facility is vital. 

The Truth About Outsourcing Janitorial Services

More and more organizations today are considering the benefits of an outsourced janitorial service program.  It seems to be the trend with many facilities but is it right for everyone?  Each individual facility should carefully consider the following when evaluating the outsourcing option.

Cost Savings

Outsourcing janitorial saves money, right?  In most cases yes, but not always.  Janitorial service providers will usually have lower cost but keep in mind they must also make a profit.

SMO February 2018 Anniversaries

SMO is very blessed to have many long-term team members that help make us an industry leader.  We would like to take a moment to recognize those who will be celebrating an anniversary in February.  We are very appreciative of your hard work and dedication to SMO and thankful to have you on our team.  Congratulations!

February Anniversaries 

Team Member Years
Marlene Lash 23
Delfina Vazquez 16
Linda Hanna 12
Azucena Avellaneda 11
Candelaria Zacarias 10
Fernando Valdiviez 8

SMO February 2018 Birthdays

Its your birthday!  Its your birthday!  We would like to wish the following SMO team members a very happy February birthday.

February Birthdays

Team Member Birthday
Cortez Covington 1
Goldline Shelton 1
Yolanda Garcia Lopez 1
Adam Collins 2
Candelaria Zacarias 2
Hilaire Pagnou 2
John Suarez 2

SMO Christmas Celebration 2017

Christmas is always a special time of year at SMO as our team members celebrate the holiday season and this year was even better than ever.  The Christmas celebration started with a new tradition of giving as the SMO management team and office staff donated gifts to the Salvation Army’sAngel Tree Program. 

On December 15th, SMO hosted its annual Turkey Give Away and Share Shop as over 125 team members and guests stopped by the corporate office for fun, food and fellowship.