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BearCom’s President Quoted in Contracting Profits Magazine

BearCom's President, Joseph Jenkins, was asked to answer the question, "How do you motivate your frontline workers?" Below is the response that Joseph gave and was published by the magazine, "The key to motivating our front line workers is to help them take ownership of their work, and to treat them with respect. We begin to help them by evaluating their cleaning performance through on-site inspections and customer feedback obtained through CleanTelligent. We praise their successes and the th

BearCom Attends ISSA & BSCAI

BearCom's President, Joseph Jenkins, is in sunny Orlando, Florida this week attending the International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA) conference and tradeshow, and will also be attending the Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) conference that begins during and continues after the ISSA show. Much of the focus of the ISSA show is on new technology and improved efficiencies, green initiatives and cleaning, and sustainability. Overall, a very impressive show. BearC

Study Finds Elevator Buttons 40X Dirtier Than Toilet Seats

A new study peformed by Microban Europe found that bacteria levels on an elevator button were 40 times higher than those found on toilet seats. This kind of study shows the need for a professional cleaning services to disinfect frequently touched surfaces on a regular basis. BearCom Building Services, Inc. is one of the largest, locally-owned, full-service janitorial companies in Utah. Contact us at 801-569-9500 to receive a free, no-obligation cleaning evaluation and proposal for your facili

BearCom is Taking Hygiene Seriously

A lot of companies claim their chemicals or equipment are the best at killing bacteria, but which products or good are really the best. As the owner of one of the largest, locally--owned janitorial companies and Salt Lake City, and even Utah for that matter, I take this matter seriously. We want to offer only the best cleaning services to our customers. For this reason, a year ago we bought our very own luminometer. The luminometer measures the amounto of ATP or bacteria is on a surface. Sinc

How Do UV Light Wands Test?

I have known about UV Light Wands for a while now and have even heard the claims made about killing bacteria and other microorganisms. So, I bought a couple of the more popular and respected wands and put them to our tests. The first thing I noticed was the claims that were made on the packaging. The manufacturers claims that they can prove that the wands kill 99% of microorganisms with the wands. But then I also noticed the amount of time it takes to get the results they themselves claim.