Leggo My Eggo, Listeria

Leggo My Eggo, Listeria Not to be confused with the mouthwash, Listeria is a bacterium that can be found in food and make those who ingest it ill. In the news there have been several stories of food being recalled after this bacteria had been found wherever the food was manufactured. Most recently, stories could…

Why Control Dilutions?

Dilution control systems are gaining popularity and are popping up everywhere. For those unfamiliar with this system, dilution control is a chemical management system consisting of equipment, closed loop chemical concentrates, and water. Through the use of equipment, chemical concentrates are combined with water and dispensed as ready-to-use cleaning solutions. These systems provide many advantages.…

Infection Control Program

A clean environment is a healthy one. The requirements of keeping and maintaining a building are numerous, but a big one is protecting the occupants. Regardless of whom your occupants are, cleanliness is a priority. When people share classrooms and facilities it makes sense that their exposure to germs and disease is increased, as well…

Green Cleaning

Green cleaning is a becoming more and more of a priority in schools and businesses everywhere. The benefits of this cleaning cannot be ignored; it is safer for custodians, building occupants, and the environment. With a green cleaning program, customers can save money and the environment. There are a few things that need to be…

How Foaming Hand Soap Can Save Money

So now you are aware of the importance of hand washing and it’s time to put that knowledge to good use. While hand soaps can be expensive, it is still a vital tool in keeping the public healthy and safe. Now that people are aware of the benefits of handwashing and how it kills germs,…

Legionella

Making headlines recently is the ugly bacteria known as Legionella. This bacterium can cause either Legionnaires disease or Pontiac fever. Legionnaires is a serious type of pneumonia that has to be treated in the hospital with antibiotics. Pontiac fever is a milder, influenza like illness that generally resolves on its own. Most Legionella outbreaks are…

Washing Away Winter

After a long winter spent fighting cabin fever, there is nothing better than setting up the grill and relaxing on the patio. Warm weather has arrived and it demands to be enjoyed. Getting the back patio ready for that first BBQ can seem like a daunting task, but thankfully, when you use Misco Products, the…

Impregnator H20

You would be surprised by how many different materials can be made water and soil repellent with the addition of simple coatings. You might also be surprised to learn of the negative attitudes towards sealing tile, grout, or concrete just a few years ago. The list of reasons against coatings was long, though not always…

Zika Virus

Zika is a virus that spreads to people through the bite of an infested mosquito. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, and irritated, red eyes – also known as conjunctivitis. The illness is usually mild, however, in pregnant women, this disease can cause serious birth defects. Once a person is…

The Perks to using a Dilution Control System

Proper use of chemicals is key in saving money and safety.  Doubling the recommended dilution of a product can cause stickiness on floors and too little will be ineffective in cleaning.  So how can we solve these issues?  How about a chemical dilution system?  What can be the advantage of having a dilution control system…

Norovirus outbreaks continue to affect millions

Each year there are at least 23 million cases of the stomach bug caused by a norovirus. This is the most common foodborne outbreak yet, and there have been many reports of schools, retirement homes, restaurants, and even cruise ships, having to shut down because of it. Outbreaks occur quickly and in areas of close…