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Garbage discharge systems are used daily around the world by millions of people. Although most people know the benefits of these systems, they often don’t know exactly how they work and why – and how – they need to be kept clean at all times. Like many things, we only take notice of them when they aren’t working. That’s why it is important to know a few of the technical details behind trash chutes.

A trash chute, also known as a garbage chute, is a tube typically made of galvanized steel that allows trash to fall from higher areas of a building to lower levels. Chutes must be one length from top to bottom and must be installed and maintained by the National Fire Protection Agency. Now that you know the basics of trash chutes, lets discuss some of the frequently asked questions when it comes to these building workhorses.

COVID-19 has brought with it many additional concerns and precautions as people all over the world work to keep each other safe. From masking to social distancing, most people are responsible only for their own and their family’s actions. As a building manager, you have additional responsibilities to consider in order to keep your building’s occupants and your employees safe. Let Fresh Foam ensure you, your employees, and residents are healthy and safe.

As winter closes in and temperatures drop, you’ll no doubt be working to winter-proof your business. As you stock up on ice melt, find your shovels, and put out door mats, don’t forget to add rodent-proofing to your list. Our experts at Fresh Foam can also help clean up your dirtiest areas like trash chutes, compactor areas, dumpsters and more to help eliminate any existing areas that might attract rodents. Contact us today for more information.  

Love it or hate it, winter is almost here, and it will likely bringing snow and ice. Did you plan ahead and put ice melt in your budget? Our Ice-X may be just what you need.

Pests are ready to move inside for the winter, and that’s why you need to be proactive in making your property less attractive to the little critters.

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