Keep pests out of your empty school building this fall

So many schools across the U.S. have made the move to a fully virtual curriculum for the fall semester, leaving school buildings largely unoccupied for additional months after the summer break. The extended break in foot traffic through schools presents pests, such as rats, with the opportunity to get into the building undetected. Facilities managers […]

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4 tips for managing an empty school this fall

As we head into autumn, the time to make the difficult decision is here: Will students return to school campuses or not? Researchers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the University of Cincinnati and the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings Network in Ohio published a new study stating that “school closure may have been associated […]

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How to prepare your building for reopening

Buildings will begin reopening after a long period of vacancy. Some parts of the country are actually beginning to reopen already, and that means your building will return to its full occupancy. Even in my own workplace, I have passed through rooms filled with cubicles and only one or two people sat in any of […]

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