I Didn't Want It...But Now I Love It

Life can be funny, even in the cleaning world. The facility manager at a Ohio college decided to toss out the mops, buckets, brooms, and sprayers and switch to the No-Touch Cleaning system developed by Kaivac.

With this system, cleaning solution is applied to surfaces. The same areas are then blasted clean, and a built-in wet/vac picks up moisture and soil.

"At first there was a lot of resistance to these [No-Touch] machines," says the facility manager. "The custodians even thought [the machines were] being purchased to eliminate their jobs."

It took some convincing for the custodial workers to realize the machines were selected to improve their work, not end their jobs; they started using the equipment only reluctantly.

"Well, it's like night and day," says the manager. "They love the machines. They even squabble over them. We started with 29 No-Touch Cleaning systems; now we just purchased 11 more."

About Kaivac, Inc.

Headquartered in Hamilton, Ohio, Kaivac, Inc. delivers complete science-based cleaning systems designed to produce healthy results and outcomes while raising the value of cleaning operations and the professionalism of the worker. The originator of No-Touch Cleaning®, Kaivac offers an integrated portfolio of environmentally friendly cleaning products designed to remove the maximum amount of soil and potentially harmful biopollutants in the most cost-effective manner possible. For more information, visit www.kaivac.com.

About No-Touch Cleaning®

Designed to remove the maximum amount of soil, bacteria, and other biopollution, Kaivac's patented No-Touch Cleaning systems combine an indoor pressure washer, a powerful wet vacuum and chemistry into an integrated system. Empowering workers to hygienically clean without touching contaminated surfaces, these systems not only clean better, but also cut labor, chemical, and equipment costs while raising worker morale and image. In fact, studies show that Kaivac's No-Touch Cleaning systems are 60 times more effective in reducing bacterial contamination on tile and grout surfaces than mops, which are more likely to spread contaminants than remove them.

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