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.
There are a lot of reasons why an odor may be hanging around your house. Some smells are indications of danger, such as decomposition or mold growth, while others are more of a nuisance and not so serious. To find out what could be causing your foul odors and how to fix them, read on.
When your dumpster develops an unpleasant odor, it is likely due to organic waste such as meats, vegetables, urine and other organic materials. Decaying waste and the foul odors it produces attracts insects and pests which can result in even bigger issues than just bad smells. Consequently, eliminating odors shouldn’t be limited to indoors. Eliminating these foul smells outside is an extremely important part of maintaining a healthy, clean facility.
As a business owner, you know that first impressions can make or break a deal. The first impression needs to send the right message about your business, and since commercial carpets withstand a lot of wear and tear, it is important they are part of that good first impression. However, that first impression isn’t the only reason to have your commercial carpets professionally cleaned. Read on to learn why you need professional carpet cleaning from our experts at Fresh Foam.
Regularly cleaning your elevator may not seem like a top priority for your business or property but keeping this area clean is just as important as other areas of your location. In addition to keeping it looking clean, routine cleaning is important for the operation, safety, and efficiency of your elevator.
As the owner or manager of a building, you have many responsibilities. Among them is maintaining the cleanliness of your building to keep the occupants safe and healthy. As you plan for your cleaning needs, be careful to avoid the following common cleaning mistakes.
Trash chutes offer an easy, safe way to dispose of the large amounts of trash created in a multi-story building, whether that building houses apartments or businesses. That’s why keeping them clean and operating smoothly is more important than you may think.
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.