The 3 Biggest Things We’ve Learned in the Last Few Months

It’s through trying times that we often learn the most about business, home, and life at large. We’d like to share the 3 biggest things we’ve learned and how they’ve applied to life at work for all of us here at Populist. Interestingly, when we do the math, we discover that most people actually spend between 30-40% of their life [...]

2020-11-16T15:55:06-05:00

Have You Considered Daytime Porter Services?

What are Day Porter Services? Day Porters help keep busy areas of facilities clean, safe, and comfortable for employees, clients, and visitors throughout the day during regular business hours. Day Porters work behind the scenes without disrupting regular workday activities. It's their job to make sure your facility looks clean, presentable, and inviting at all times. They [...]

2020-10-16T15:23:28-04:00

Getting Back to Business?

3 Easy Ways to Stay Out in Front of COVID-19 Issues and to Show Your Staff and Customers You Care! Download our COVID-19 Safety Signage examples and use them wherever they may be appropriate in your facility. Make sure all conference rooms, lobbies, kitchens, etc... have a consistent supply of disinfectant, wipes, hand sanitizer, and tissue in each [...]

2020-11-16T14:55:18-05:00

CDC 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 [...]

2020-09-14T12:08:25-04:00

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
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