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Tips for Deep Cleaning a Hotel Guestroom

Tips for Deep Cleaning a Hotel Guestroom

For many hotels, the slower winter months are a perfect time to ramp up deep cleaning efforts in guestrooms. Deep cleaning is the process of taking a room out of a hotel’s salable inventory and thoroughly cleaning it to more ...

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Preventing Housekeeper Back Injuries

Preventing Housekeeper Back Injuries

Preventing back injuries is a major workplace safety challenge. If employees follow proper lifting techniques, the risk of on-the-job lower-back injuries can be avoided or minimized: Tuck your pelvis. This will tighten the stomach muscles and keep the back straight ...

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Do Not Disturb: Honoring Guest Privacy

Do Not Disturb: Honoring Guest Privacy

It’s critical that managers train personnel about the importance of honoring do-not-disturb signs, but there’s a limit to how long employees should respect a guest’s privacy before entering the room. Here are a few considerations: Guest illness or death. Sometimes ...

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Winter Pest Management Tips for Your Hotel

Winter Pest Management Tips for Your Hotel

As the days get shorter and the weather turns colder, regional pests will look for a vacancy at hotels across the country in search of food, water, and overwintering sites where they can wait out the chilly temperatures. Many fall ...

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The Germiest Places in a Hotel Guestroom

The Germiest Places in a Hotel Guestroom

Given that a hotel guestroom may house hundreds of different travelers each year, cleanliness is of paramount importance to prevent the transfer of germs from one guest to the next. Room attendants should place extra “cleaning focus” on the following ...

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