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Extending the Life of VCT Sealant

Stripping and waxing VCT flooring can be time intensive and costly. By following certain steps you can extend the life of fresh coats of sealant applied to VCT reducing the frequency of the need to strip and wax floors. Check out a quick 30 second video here on what those steps are. For a quote

Pest Control: Diatomaceous Earth Do’s and Don’ts

When it comes to pest control, there is an endless battle between using chemical based products and natural solutions. Diatomaceous earth is one of those natural solutions starting to gain popularity. This article is a synopsis of a larger guide on the uses, benefits and safety precautions of diatomaceous earth. For the full article, please

When Social Media, Marketing and Pie Combine…

All good things involve pie and learning about social media marketing is no different...  On Wednesday evening, Tedesco Building Services, Inc. attended the superb Network and Learn event through the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce featuring Brenda Meller of Meller Marketing.  Brenda presented “7 ½ Techniques to Guide Leads Into Sales Using Social Media…

Turning Customers Into “Raving Fans”

Want not just customers but raving fans of your business? Of course you do! Read on to find out some key tips to creating a following of that caliber! Tedesco Building Services was in attendance on Wednesday, April 11th at the "Create Raving Fans" Lunch-and-Learn put on by the Troy Rotary Club.  The program featured

Save the Janitor’s Closets!

There are all sorts of things seen in commercial buildings that cause me to shake my head: carpeted kitchens, extremely cluttered offices harboring colonies of dust bunnies, white ceramic tile in high traffic facilities... today it was the microscopic janitor's closet. While quoting cleaning services for a client's new location I found this next to

Don’t Over-Salt Building Entrances!!!

Safety precautions must be taken in freezing temperatures but excessively salting the entrance to a building takes a serious toll on the floors inside. Rock salt will damage the finish on VCT when ground into the floor by foot traffic, stain carpeting making it unsightly and is also very difficult to completely clean off of

Consider Janitorial Services When Building or Renovating

There is some truly beautiful and unique architecture being created within the commercial realm these days.  New design trends enhance not only the customer’s experience but that of the employees who call the space their work home.  Consideration for function regarding cleanability, however, is being overlooked in favor of aesthetic form. In collaboration with two

“Move-Out” Cleaning

Many commercial buildings or office spaces are leased and when the time comes to turn the keys back over to the landlord,  lease contracts typically require the building to be neat and clean to avoid penalty charges.  Depending on the lease agreement's specifications and the traffic the building experienced, move-out cleaning services needed can be

Before & After: Fresh Wax Makes a Big Impact

Vinyl Composite Tile (VCT) is a very popular flooring application in commercial buildings and requires stripping and waxing periodically to maintain it's fresh, clean finish.  As the sealant wears away, the tile develops a dull and discolored appearance giving the illusion of being 'dirty'.  A properly waxed floor is easier to clean by mopping and

Tedesco Building Services Celebrates 39 Years

  As Tedesco Building Services marks their 39th year in business, we express our sincerest gratitude to the facilities that have allowed us to serve their janitorial needs over the years. Your patronage has allowed us to provide hundreds of employment opportunities, become a trustworthy and respected name in the community and build a business