How to Deep Clean a BBQ Grill

Did you know that regular cleaning extends the life of your gas grill? It also helps keep you safe. After all, built-up grease and food particles can cause sparks or even small fires. A clean grill also makes cooking easier and more impressive; squeaky clean grill grates will help keep your food from sticking and create those clear grill lines that look so tasty.

Are you grilling any meals this summer? If so you should know the proper procedure for keeping your grill clean and safe.

Leader Letter: 5 Ways to Create a Company Culture that Moves Your Business Forward

A company culture is the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterize the institution or organization.*

I strongly believe that at Maintex, our company culture sets us apart. It is the “voice" of our business. Put simply, it is what we stand for. The Maintex company culture is key to ensuring that we remain successful as an independent, privately owned firm in a constantly and rapidly changing competitive marketplace.

So how have we created and maintained the culture we want and need?

Behind the Clean: Private Branded Chemicals

For customers looking to develop a private label chemical, how does Maintex create unique, high-quality products for private brands?

The secret is our capacity to create the entire product, from conception to completion.

Product Spotlight: Revolutionary germ protection with the Clorox® Total 360™ System

Measles cases in the United States have reached their highest number in 25 years. With a recent outbreak at UCLA and Cal State LA, you may be wondering how to keep your employees, customers, and students safe (and keep your organization out of the headlines).

The most effective way to prevent the spread of measles is through vaccinations. But when it comes to surface protection and disinfection, nothing works better than the Clorox® Total 360™ System.

Avoid these seven pitfalls that will deactivate your disinfectant

Disinfecting is a critical step in your cleaning routine. It keeps everyone who moves through your facility healthy and safe. Disinfecting, when done correctly, kills unseen bacteria, germs, and odors and helps prevent the spread of disease. But it's possible that you may be inadvertently lessening the efficacy of these germ-fighting products.

Here are seven things to keep in mind to make sure your disinfectant is working exactly as it should:

Leader Letter: Mixing Family and Business

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman discusses what it means to run a family business.

While it can sometimes feel like large corporations are the dominant force in business today, successful family businesses remain a mainstay of the U.S. economy. The Conway Center for Business reports that family businesses represent 62% of the country’s employment and account for 78% of all new job creation. However, it also notes that fewer than 10% of family businesses survive through three generations.

Product Spotlight: The innovative, sleek, and sustainable enMotion® Flex Paper Towel System

Imagine a restroom where towel dispensers require half the maintenance; they are waste-free, jam-proof, and so sleek they actually add to the restroom’s ambiance. This might sound like a dream, but it’s not. It’s reality, thanks to the enMotion ® Flex Paper Towel System, the newest addition to the Georgia-Pacific Professional (GP PRO) Premium Restroom Collection.

Successfully crossing the "finish" line: 10 tips for selecting a floor finish that won’t let you down

When it comes to floor finishes, all are not created equal. A lesser formula can cost more than you might imagine in wasted product and labor, only to achieve subpar results.

Here are the top 10 things to consider when choosing the best floor finish for your job:

The Maintex Leadership Series kicks off with a judge's perspective on workers compensation

Last week, Maintex held the first installment of the Maintex Leadership Series, an exclusive seminar providing leadership perspectives and education for our valued customers. Guests were treated to a luncheon at the DoubleTree in Commerce, CA as they learned all about Worker's Compensation from the Honorable Patricia Frisch (Ret.).

Leader Letter: In networking, authenticity is key.

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman discusses the value of networking.