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How to Calculate Housekeeping Times

How to Calculate Housekeeping Times

Time is money. For the lodging industry, this is especially applicable when it comes to cleaning costs. Many facility managers assume they can multiply the number of guestrooms by some theoretical productivity rate to determine the time and resources needed ...

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Restful Sleep

Dust mites, mold spores, and pet dander are microscopic, but they can cause big problems for guests who suffer from allergies and asthma. Hotels entice travelers with the promise of a comfortable and peaceful night’s sleep, but this becomes harder ...

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Cleaning Like an Olympian

Housekeeping has evolved from merely cleaning and tidying rooms to ensuring a pathogen-free environment for guests. Priority is given not just to the cleanliness and appearance of rooms, but also to sanitizing surfaces and preventing the spread of contaminants, allergens ...

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Safe and Pest Free

Over the past several years, there have been many changes to pest management practices in the lodging industry. The days of spraying entire rooms with pesticides are gone, and the pest control populace has transitioned to more sustainable, non-chemical practices ...

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High-Tech Housekeeping

What’s most important to hotel guests? You’ll get no penalty if the word “service” immediately came to mind. Guest service is and always will remain the essence of hospitality, but in this age of a transient population hotel cleanliness has ...

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