CED Recommendations for Reopening Businesses

When should you reopen your business during the COVID-19 pandemic? The CDC has several informational graphics available that provide reopening advice for businesses, restaurants, bars, and schools. These flow charts show the steps establishments must take before re-opening to the public. The steps begin with following state or local orders* and preparations for protecting high-risk employees and customers. The [...]

2020-05-20T11:13:39-04:00

Add Fresh Air and Sunlight to Your Coronavirus Mitigation Strategy

The following excerpt is from an article by Toby Graham posted by our friends at KPA.io: According to a new study in the American Society for Microbiology's journal mSystems, fresh air and sunlight can reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Researchers at the University of California, Davis and the University of Oregon found that "increasing the amount of air [...]

2020-05-15T12:43:43-04:00

Cleaning Sanitizing Disinfecting = Our New Normal

Let's begin by clarifying three important terms: cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting. Cleaning with soap (surfactants) and water removes germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces. It lowers the risk of spreading infection. Sanitizing and disinfecting kill germs on surfaces. By killing germs on a surface after cleaning, it can further lower the risk of spreading infection. Both sanitizing [...]

2020-05-13T15:27:03-04:00

Returning to Work Safely

Personal and workplace health and safety is surely on everyone's mind as we prepare to return to work. The janitorial industry has known the value of "cleaning for health" for many years. The current situation places its importance front and center! "Cleaning for health" emphasizes creating the healthiest building environment possible - keeping building occupants safe and healthy. Hence, [...]

2020-05-13T15:30:29-04:00

To Our Awesome Staff

I'm checking in again regarding COVID-19. As always, first a big thank you!!! to everyone on the team. These are crazy times, and we are humbled to have such an amazing staff. A few points to go over regarding your risk and how to minimize it: The COVID-19 virus is largely transmitted person to person by respiratory droplets. Fortunately, [...]

2020-05-20T10:59:02-04:00

COVID-19 Response Update 4 6 2020

COVID-19 Response Update to Our Valued Customers During these uncertain times, Populist Cleaning Co. recognizes our vital role in the prevention of the spread of the Corona Virus (COVID-19). The safety of our Partners - our employees and customers - remains Populist Cleaning Co.’s primary concern. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the potential risk of exposure [...]

2020-05-13T14:29:18-04:00

A Message to Our Valued Customers

Dear Valued Partners: I hope everyone is staying healthy and safe during this crazy time! A few updates from the Populist Team: Many facilities are limiting outside visitors, and we get it.  In an effort to keep you safe, we are cutting back on some day-time inspections.  We are still available, though!  Call [...]

2020-05-13T15:25:25-04:00

Populist Cleaning Co. was Founded in January of 1980 – 40 Years Ago!

We all have a story to tell and I want to share a bit of mine with you. In 1976 my father, Dan Eller, resigned from his tenured teaching position as a Professor of Music at Eastern Michigan University to embark on a new path in life. He chose not to conform to the mold required to continue [...]

2020-02-20T05:57:25-05:00