Chemicals

4 Tips to Combat Dumpster Odors

Summer in Southern California is hot and when it comes to managing your facility's garbage, heat can exacerbate garbage odors. Customers and residents will respond negatively to unpleasant odors, so we're sharing our four favorite tips for keeping funky smells at bay.

Behind the Clean: Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaners

What makes hydrogen peroxide cleaners perfect for your needs?

They are powerful, versatile multi-purpose cleaners and degreasers that don't contain any toxic chemicals, so they are safe for daily use.

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.

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:

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:

Behind the Clean: Our Formula for Quality Chemicals

Since our doors opened in 1960, Maintex has operated a state-of-the-art on-site chemical laboratory and private manufacturing facility. A rigorous quality control process ensures that our products meet the highest standards for performance and reliability.

Spring is in the air. Toxic chemicals shouldn't be.

Spring is the season of green - the first eager sprouts of grass, the tiny but determined tree buds, the clover of St. Patrick’s Day - and, increasingly, green cleaning.

Four key questions to ask yourself before buying a disinfectant

You want to spend your money wisely. You want to be sure that the product you purchase will do the job properly.

When choosing the right disinfectant for your facility, you should always answer these four questions first: