Why Are Mats So Important During The Winter Months?

Keep Your Customers Safe From Slips and Falls This Winter

 

There are countless reasons as to why it is crucial for businesses to have proper matting on their floors during the long winter months.  This type of weather tends to make floors much more wet and slippery, which can potentially lead to unnecessary slips and falls from both customers and employees.  This is obviously, something that should be avoided at all costs as the safety of your customers should be the top priority. 

 

Floor mats can help in the following ways:

- Prevent slips and falls, and reduce the risk of liability
- Reduce daily cleaning costs by substantially minimizing tracked-in soil.  Research shows that overhead costs associated with cleaning greatly increases during the winter months. 
- Extend the lifespan of flooring surfaces
- Help maintain a great impression with your customers. 

- With Swan, your soiled mats are picked up at your location for each service cycle, and then exchanged with clean ones.  The soiled items are brought back to our plant for professional cleaning.  It’s as easy as that. 

 

Keep your customers safe this winter.  Call Swan today for a free quote. 

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Why are Swan's Rental Mats Efficient?

What Materials Make Swan's Rental Mats Effective?  

 

The first step to ensuring your customers are safe from slips and falls is to place matting in entrances and heavy-traffic areas.  However, not just any mat will do the job right.  For instance, you don’t want to purchase mats that curl in the corners and cause customers to trip.   Our rental mats are specially manufactured with premium high quality materials to provide an outstanding performance at your facility.  Here are some of these materials:

  • Anti-skid nitrile rubber backing customized for hard floor surfaces or carpeted floors
  • Rubber backing helps prevent curling and cracking, and allows the mat to lay completely flat
  • Rubber borders facilitate transition and cart traffic
  • Cut pile yarn allows dirt to penetrate and hide in between fibers until the next service from Swan
  • Super absorbent 100% nylon cut pile carpet surface resists packing and crushing

If you’d like to learn more about our amazing products, call us today for a free quote. 

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Keep Those Nasty Flu Bugs Away

Purell Keeps Your Staff Sick-Free

 

Summer is coming to an end, which means colder and wetter weather is on the way!  And with that comes the common colds and flu bugs that seem to be lurking around every corner.  Furthermore, with school starting up in September, and less people taking vacation, there will be more foot traffic in businesses.  Are you prepared to combat the bacteria in order to keep your customers and employees free of illnesses? 

 

At Swan we provide Purell with either the wall-mount or stand alone dispensers.  The benefit of using Purell is that it is extremely gentle on hands, but works so hard to fight infection and bacteria.  Just 1 squirt of Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer kills as many germs as two squirts of any other national brand! 

 

Call Swan today to find out more about our Purell dispensers.  It’s easy and convenient as we ensure that your Purell is always full and ready to go. 

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Where does Swan Dust Control service?

Can I get Swan Dust Control to service my area?

 

We are glad that you asked. Swan Dust Control has operations in Waterloo, Brampton and London Ontario. We service a large part of Southern Ontario from these locations. However we also have a network of service providers, so we are able to provide service all over Ontario.

 

We know there are other suppliers, but Swan Dust Control offers a high level of service, and quality of product that you will not find elsewhere. The cleanliness of your busienss is important, and you are paying for a service that should provide a superior product, whether it is Mats, Mops, Air Freshers, or Anti-bacterial hand sanitizer. 

 

If you are curently dealing with someone else for these needs, just give Swan Dust Control a chance to provide you with a quote. We believe you will be happy to compare our price and our product and service with that of our competitors. Get a no obligation quote fro Swan today.

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Is Spring Fever a real "thing"?

What the heck is Spring Fever, and do I have it?

 

Spring Fever is not a medical term, and not a disease or mafunction of the body, but it is recognized as something that affects many that live in northern climates. The additional sunlight and warmer tempteratures have a positive affect on mood and energy level. From the sound of the birds singing, they must have spring fever, as they begin a new cycle of life that includes mating and nesting.

People feel lighter, can tend to eat less, and have a desire to unburden themselves, often recognized as wanting to "Spring Clean". Hmm, might this be time to order those mats for your business to keep things clean, and let Swan Dust Control pick up the dirty mats and deliver clean ones?

It's Spring, so enjoy, get outdoors, take up activities like walking and golf, and enjoy Canada's wonderful parks, it's been along winter and Spring is finally here.

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Save time and money by keeping dirt at the door

​Entry Mats capture dirt

 

Studies have proven that it can take up to $500 to remove 1 pound of dirt that has been tracked into your business. 

If you have an entry mat, and your customers take at least three steps on a mat, it will remove 90% of the dirt that would otherwise have been tracked into your shop. The entry mat is your first line of defence against this dirt.

Further studies have shown that 80% of the dirt that enters a business comes through the door. So place mats at all entrances, and save yourself both time and money, while preserving your floors and maintain a cleaner environment indoors.

 

entry mat on wood floor

 

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Keep your business clean and mop up messes

​Swan offers all sorts of mops to meet your business needs

 

We can provide your business with clean mops so that you can stay ahead of wet floors, and any dirt or mess that enters your workplace. You protect your floors, and save money on cleaning  products. Your workplace stays safe from slip and fall accidents that can occfur from wet or greasy floors.

 

We have wet mops, treated mops and dry mops. Swan changes them out with clean stock, taking the dirt away and leaving your iwth a fresh stock.

Protect your investment of flooring, and maintain a safe place for both workers and customers by mopping away dirt and spills.  Contact us today for a free quote.

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Keep the air fresh and clean

How do I keep my business smelling clean?

 

When a customer enters a business they get a first impression from what they see, but also what whether the place of business does not have any unpleasant odours. In the cooler months doors and windows are closed and very little "fresh" air can circulate. 

Swan Dust Control has a solution. Keep a nice, fresh fragrance in the air with our automatic air freshener for restrooms, or any room that may need some freshening. The air freshener works as a room deodorizer as well as an odor control product. There are many fragrances to choose from. We provide the unit and replenish the fragrance.    

Why not contact us today to get a free quote.

image of automatic air freshener

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Keep cold's and flu away

Hand Washing and anti-bacterial gel help t keep sickness away

 

This time of year viruses and bugs are spread indoors by touching phones, door handles and many other objects, becasue without being aware, we often touch our face, and we transfer these unknowingly. Washing your hands often with soap and water is important as a first line of defence, however there are times hand washing is just not convenient. Keeping a product like Purell in your place of business can help to keep both staff and customers safe from germs, that can cause illness.

Swan can provide both wall mounted and free standing floor models so that it is always convenient for use. When we service your mats and or mops, we check and refill the Purell dispenser.

Ask us today for a free quote on adding a Purell dispenser to your place of business.

close up image of germsimage of Purell wall dispenser with hand underneath

 

 

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The many benefits of mat rental

Why rent mats?

 

Let me count the ways....Seriously though there are many reasons and I will cover a few of them here.

  1. Your business is important to you, and you want to create a positive first impression when customers enter your business, and see a clean dry surface.
  2. A clean, dry floor is a safe floor to walk and stand on. Swan's mats are very absorbent so rain, snow and slush are in the mat, not creating a slip and fall hazard on your floors
  3. The mats protect your floors, capturing dirt, salt and water that will damage the floor.
  4. Rubber backing on the mat keeps it from slipping on the floor. As a business owner you are taking a precaution against accidents, should a slip and fall accident occur on a wet floor without a mat.
  5. You and your employees can focus on serving the customer, and let Swan remove dirty mats and replace them with clean. No mat cleaning needed for you or your employees.

Our sales professionals can come to your business and provide a no obligation, free quote. Every two weeks our customer service represetnatives come to your business to remove the dirty mats and replace them. It's that simple. Contact us today.  

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