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Sunday, April 20, 2014
The International Custodial Advisors Network, Inc. (ICAN)--a non-profit association comprised of industry consultants with a wide range of expertise in building management, indoor environmental and service disciplines provides this free janitorial and building maintenance consultation service to the industry through Cleaning Management Institute.

Building maintenance professionals can use this service to get knowledgeable answers to questions regarding facility maintenance from experienced industry experts who are ICAN members.

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Before submitting a question, you may want to search ICAN's Index of Building Maintenance Topics below for responses to previous questions in similar subject categories or use the key word search engines in ICAN's Facility Maintenance Professionals Troubleshooting Search Center.


Index of Building Maintenance Topics


Bidding & Estimating (333)


Blended/Skip/Cooperative Cleaning (2)


Carpet/Furniture Care (96)


Cleaning for Health & Safety (58)


Cleaning Procedures (245)


Colleges, Schools & Universities (37)


Contract Cleaning (126)


Day Cleaning (16)


Developing Management Teams (4)


Distribution (1)


Employee Issues (17)


Equipment, Chemicals & Supplies (58)


Executive & Managerial Development (3)


Facilitating/Advising Process Improvement Teams (1)


Facility Management (27)


Family Business Issues (4)


Foodservice/Hospitality/Hotels (8)


Green Cleaning (33)


Groundskeeping & Building Exteriors (3)


Hard & Resilient Floor Care (230)


Healthcare (24)


Hiring & Staffing (24)


Implementation of Cleaning Systems Upgrades (7)


Indoor Air Quality (10)


Industrial (4)


Instructional Materials and Manuals (2)


Legal Issues (10)


Marketing Strategies (18)


Mold Prevention & Remediation (10)


New Product Development and Testing (9)


Operations Audits (3)


Production Rates (19)


Quality Assurance (7)


Residential, Apartment & Condo (11)


Sales Training (1)


Slip & Fall (4)


Software (5)


Strategic Planning (9)


Team Cleaning (9)


Training Resources (17)


Water & Fire Damage Restoration (6)


Zone Cleaning (1)

 

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