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The Truth About Multi-Surface Cleaners

Housekeeping and facility management involve sanitizing and cleaning all kinds of different surfaces. Products called “multi-surface cleaners” seem like a godsend, but do they really produce optimal results on all sorts of stains and surfaces? Good news: Yes, they do! These products have truly revolutionized the work of janitorial pros.... Read More

Tips for Air Dryer Placement in Restrooms

Air dryers help keep your employees and visitors healthy, and they contribute to cleaner restrooms. You already know they are necessary in restrooms, but how many do you actually need? And where should they be placed? Keep these tips in mind as you install hand dryers in your restrooms: We... Read More

Back-to-School, Back-to-Germs?

Each year, kids in the United States miss over 22 million days of school thanks to the flu, colds and other infections. Shocked? You shouldn’t be — an astounding 70% of teachers say their classrooms are not regularly disinfected by custodians, and over half report spending their own cash and... Read More

Your Hand Dryer Questions, Answered

Hand dryers were once considered too noisy, ineffective and costly to use in restrooms, but they’ve come a long way since their introduction decades ago. Today’s models are far more environmentally-friendly, sleek and quiet, but some facility managers still struggle to accept them. Many have questions about their sustainability, drying... Read More

The Dangers of Dust (and what you can do about them)

Without regular cleaning, dust can quickly make its way into every nook and cranny in your work space. These inorganic and organic particles are mostly made of dead skin cells, but they can also contain pesticides, lead and other toxic substances. When movement or airflow disturb the dust, these dangerous... Read More

Top Tips for Removing Carpet Stains

There are a number of urban legends that have been passed down through the years on how to get rid of carpet stains, but most of them are…just legends. Thankfully, our team of cleaning experts is chiming in to teach you myth vs. fact when it comes to beating stains... Read More

Spring Greening for Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22nd, our experts have given their top tips for greening not just your cleaning program, but your life! The spring season gives us and the planet a fresh start, and a spirit of renewal and rebirth encourages being a good steward for the... Read More

A Spring Cleaning Checklist for Your Office

The forecast may not seem like it yet, but spring is on the horizon! Use this checklist to spring clean your office and start the new season off fresh. Focus on the Break Room – Empty the fridge, toss any expired perishables and wipe down the interior with disinfecting wipes – Clean the... Read More

Key Cleaning Points for Flu Season

Don’t let your office, school or healthcare facility turn into a breeding ground for the flu or colds this year. Follow this guide to cleaning common points of contact with disinfectant wipes to reduce the risk of infection in your space. Door Knobs and Locks Wipe down every door knob and... Read More

Top Ice Melt Tips from Our Experts

Winters in Detroit and the Great Lakes Region are notoriously bad, but if you’re prepared, you can weather any storm! Having ice melt on hand is a great way to protect your home and family, but you have to use it properly to get the desired results. Follow these tips... Read More

Survive and Thrive this Winter with These Cleaning Tips

Snow is light, fluffy and beautiful, but don’t be fooled by its sparkly appearance. The white stuff can wreak havoc on office buildings, especially in towns like Detroit and Cleveland that get frequently ravaged by winter storms. Keep your facility looking great throughout the season by focusing on these three... Read More

Winter Floor Care: The Importance of Floor Matting

It’s nearly winter, which in the Great Lakes region means snow, snow, and more snow. There are more months of salt and sludge coming through the door. The best way to keep your floors looking their best throughout the season is to frequently clean and practice prevention. Follow these tips to keep... Read More

Creating a Clean, Welcoming Lobby for Your Clients

We all know that dust, dirt and debris can have a negative affect on your facilities, employees and equipment. We also know that a clean work environment improves employee safety, health and efficiency, but too often, we forget that having a clean workplace also creates a positive, long-lasting impression on... Read More

The Right Cleaning Supplies for Schools During Flu Season

In recent years, schools across the country have seen increasing numbers of absences due to the flu virus. To protect your educational facility from flu and other viruses this winter, follow these tips and rely on the best cleaning supplies in Detroit, available right here at Hercules & Hercules. –... Read More

Pro Tips for Washing Windows this Summer

Streak-free glass windows make any facility look cleaner and more professional. Follow these expert tips to choose the best cleaning supplies in Detroit and to get clean, clear windows quickly and easily! Start with a Squeegee A high-quality squeegee is the key to getting streak-free windows. A 10- to 12-inch... Read More

Floor Care and Cleaning Supplies FAQs

At Hercules & Hercules, we take a different approach than most other providers of janitorial supplies in Detroit. We pride ourselves on working closely with our customers from start to finish. Many of our competitors simply sell cleaning products and leave it up to you to figure out how to... Read More

Protecting and Preserving Gym Floors

Gym floors see more wear and tear than nearly any other room in schools. In the past, gyms mainly served as a place for students to play basketball and get their PE credits, but today’s gyms often act as multi-purpose rooms where pep rallies, school plays, dances and more events... Read More

Top Five Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Facility

Spring is the best time of year to take proactive steps to make your facility cleaner and more attractive through every season. Maintaining your facility this spring also improves employee morale and creates a great first impression for new visitors and clients. Follow these tips from our experts here at... Read More