Articles

Here you’ll find links to important industry information, including white papers and articles. This listing includes articles that PMUSA has published, as well as those from janitorial and facilities maintenance industry associations.


Your Guide to Creating a Deep Cleaning Schedule

Daily vacuuming is one thing, but how do you keep your building in tip-top shape over time? By getting periodic, professional deep cleaning services. They are vital to maintaining safe, sanitary conditions, as well as preserving indoor air quality and a building’s overall appearance. We know that budget is a primary consideration when scheduling routine

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Get to Know Us: Victor Castaneda and Gabino Lezama Share 20 Years of Memories

Normally, the “Get to Know Us” column introduces you to new faces at Prestige Maintenance USA, but this quarter, we wanted to celebrate our 40th anniversary by showcasing some long-time employees who have helped make the company what it is today. Regional Managers Victor Castaneda and Gabino Lezama have each been with PMUSA for more than

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Turn Up Your Company’s Productivity With a Clean Workplace

You already know that a regular deep cleaning schedule can improve your building’s overall appearance and increase the life of carpet and flooring, but did you know that it can also increase employee productivity? A study conducted by HLW International showed that the cleanliness of the work environment “heavily influenced” productivity. The study reported that

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PMUSA Supports Young Heart Patients Through Mended Little Hearts and Looks Back at Shoe Drive

Every quarter, PMUSA employees select a charity to support. For the second quarter of 2016, we selected Mended Little Hearts (MLH), a national nonprofit organization that provides help, hope and support to children with congenital heart defects and their families. MLH is a program of Mended Hearts, the largest peer-to-peer patient support network in the

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Prestige Maintenance USA CEO Rachel Sanchez Honored as one of DFW’s Top Young Leaders

Prestige Maintenance USA Chief Executive Officer and owner Rachel Sanchez was selected from nearly 500 nominees to be named one of North Texas’s top 40 business people under the age of 40 by the Dallas Business Journal (DBJ). Sanchez accepted her 40 Under 40 award during a May 19 ceremony at the Westin Downtown Dallas and is also profiled in a

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A Special 40th Anniversary Contest for PMUSA Employees

This year, Prestige Maintenance USA is celebrating 40 years as a family-owned provider of award-winning janitorial and facility maintenance services. We would not be where we are today without you, our valued employees. That’s why we want to give you a chance to win prizes by commemorating this milestone with us.

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Five Facilities Management Trends for 2016 and Beyond

The world of facilities management changes almost daily. This year the industry has already begun to shift in several significant ways. Here, we’ve detailed five big trends. 1. More emphasis on environmental stewardship The trend toward going green is nothing new in facilities maintenance and janitorial services. Experts project that by 2023, commercial building owners

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PMUSA Featured as Outstanding Family-Owned Business

Family-owned and -operated businesses make up nearly 90% of U.S. businesses and account for 75% to 85% of the country’s Gross National Product. About one-third of these businesses are owned by women. To say that they are a foundation of our economy is, perhaps, an understatement. Recently, the Dallas Business Journal recognized PMUSA as an

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Retailers: Who’s the Greenest of Them All?

When it comes to corporate sustainability and environmental impact, which retailers rank the highest? Newsweek has the answers. The magazine, in partnership with Corporate Knights Capital, HIP (Human Impact + Profit), Investor, Inc. and others, ranked the world’s largest companies on their “greenness.” We broke down the list to bring you the top multiline and

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PMUSA Salutes Troops Through Operation Care Package

Every quarter, PMUSA employees select a charity to support. For the first quarter of 2016, we selected Operation Care Package, a charity dedicated to the mission that no hero serving our nation should be forgotten. Operation Care Package’s goal is to support our soldiers, marines, sailors and airmen through care packages and letters of encouragement.

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