17 May 2019
Newly installed wood floors must be handled with care. New wood floors are far more susceptible to water damage than their older counterparts. Because newer wood floors have not had time to fill with polymer protection, the wood absorbs water more easily. This water absorption can lead to cupping or warping. Due to seasonal fluctuation … Continue reading "Reflections: Coating New Wood Floors"
10 May 2019
Maintaining a clean school is about more than appearance. Studies have shown that student achievement can be negatively or positively impacted by the surrounding school environment. Creating a positive environment that promotes the health and safety of students, staff, and visitors is a key component of the Buckeye Hard Floor Care Program. Cleaner schools begin … Continue reading "Cleaner School Floors with Buckeye"
26 Apr 2019
Maintaining a clean environment is important for the health of those who enter your facility. It’s even more important in kitchens and food service areas, where germs are likely to populate. A kitchen sink can be one the of the dirtiest places in any facility. That’s why Buckeye’s food service products promote a sanitary and … Continue reading "Cleaning Food Service Areas"
9 Apr 2019
Floors in any facility can accumulate dirt fast. Foot traffic drags in mud, bacteria, and all kinds of debris. Keeping dirt from getting embedded in your floors can make a huge difference in your facility’s appearance. At Buckeye, our floor finishes are designed to provide maximum clarity, durability and cleanliness so your facility can look … Continue reading "What Can Buckeye Floor Finishes Do for Your Floor?"
28 Mar 2019
The age of your facility’s wood floor has a significant influence on the kind of maintenance required to maintain it. For newer wood floors, coating with oil-based wood floor coatings is the only option. A newer wood floor is more porous and likely to absorb water. However, over time wood floors become less porous and … Continue reading "Coating Old Wood Floors"
20 Mar 2019
Performance and Savings Gateway’s R-Spec premium liners are the first to achieve a measurable and consistent increase in performance while also providing significant cost savings. Gateway has completely reengineered the can liner with its unique formulation and high-quality resins. With increased performance, we are able to produce liners that are thinner without compromising durability. Gateway … Continue reading "Gateway® Liners: Performance, Savings and Sustainability"
1 Mar 2019
The Symmetry Behavior Modification System (SBMS) is part of what makes the Symmetry® Hand Hygiene Program unique. While other hand hygiene lines simply provide products, Symmetry works to develop a complete program that inspires better hand hygiene practices. Behavioral science has been key to developing tools any facility can use to encourage users to keep … Continue reading "Behavioral Science and the Symmetry Hand Hygiene Program"
19 Feb 2019
Dry skin is an unfortunate side-effect of the winter months. Once the heat is turned on indoors, your skin begins to dry out. For healthcare facilities, this issue is only magnified. Frequent handwashing and hand sanitizing can cause the skin on healthcare workers’ hands to dry out regardless of the season. During the winter months … Continue reading "Conquering Dry Skin and Winter Hands"
7 Feb 2019
Creating a welcoming environment for visitors of your community or recreational center can be a difference-maker for your facility. The best way to do this is by keeping your facility clean. Cleaning and disinfecting properly and regularly also keeps unwanted bacteria away, helping to keep your members and guests healthy. An effective cleaning program can … Continue reading "Cleaning in Recreational and Community Centers"
31 Jan 2019
Buckeye has been working to reduce the amount of plastic in packaging since they launched the 5-gallon Action Pac®, “bag-in-a-box” packaging. This package design eliminated plastic pails and their adverse effects on landfills. Since then, Buckeye has spent 31 years continuing to reduce plastic packaging waste. Today, Buckeye’s Eco® Proportioning Program uses 1.25-liter bags for … Continue reading "Buckeye’s Sustainable Packaging"