Bed and breakfasts are becoming popular choices among travelers today. For some people, they’re better alternatives to hotels. At a B&B, people are entitled to a more personal service. And the fact that B&Bs are usually homes converted into businesses, one can expect a cozy place. Bookings are also quite easy, as the internet has allowed online reservations, though some guests still prefer calling to check if the staff members are accommodating and friendly.
We’ve previously tackled quality control in the restaurant and food industries (See Quality Control in Restaurants, and Quality Control in the Food Industry). In this entry, we’re focusing on quality control in the manufacturing industry.
Most manufacturing companies distribute handbooks solely focused on the topic of cleanliness. Some conduct seminars and trainings on proper housekeeping. Some also adopt and implement the use of precision cleaning. Discussions and instructions on cleaning are outlined. The importance of cleanliness is constantly stressed. Different methods of discerning cleanliness levels are discussed, as well as selecting cleaning methods, testing and analyzing cleaning methods, interpreting data, and regulatory considerations. All of these are done to ensure that a certain level of cleanliness is achieved for their manufactured products to pass quality control. A good example would be microchip production.
For a more organized life, we resort to various sorting or identifying means. One of which is the color-coding method. Whatever we do and wherever we go, color-coding seems to be present. At an intersection, we stop at the sight of red light, and hit the gas once the light turns green. During birth announcements, blue tells us it’s a boy, and pink tells us it’s a girl. When making coffee, red tells us that the water is still being boiled, and green means it’s ready.
Every year, since 2006, there has been a salmonellosis epidemic in the United States. Salmonellosis is an infection caused by salmonella, disease-causing bacteria which are transferred from non-humans to humans. They enter through the digestive tract. Ingestion of large numbers can cause disease among healthy adults. Infants and children, though, are more susceptible, as they can easily be infected through ingestion of small amounts.
Carpet stains may seem hard to remove, but the job can be pretty easy if proper methods and tools are used. For starters, one doesn’t have to resort to shampooing right away if the carpet stain can be removed through some simple pre-wash steps.
As most restaurateurs and bar owners already know, one of the main factors in keeping the business afloat and the reputation intact is by maintaining and implementing strict quality control. No amount of delicious food would suffice if news about dirty or pest-infested kitchen spreads like fire. Good ambience simply won’t make up for the terrible service. Everything in a restaurant – from the utensils, to the parking space, to the staff – is scrutinized. So aside from the administrative and managerial factors, what other important elements make up quality control in restaurants?
Car owners know that if their busy schedules don’t permit them to wash their cars, automatic car wash centers are the quick and convenient solutions. It just takes about 5-10 minutes to have a vehicle cleaned through a car wash. Aside from speed and convenience, automatic car wash offers less scratching on the car’s finish compared to improper hand washing. Touchless car washes also offer very low chances of damaging vehicle exterior, unlike manual hand wash.
Spring is still far away, and it seems that you have to endure two more months of cold weather. Diseases are rampant during the cold weather, since cool weather help some viruses grow quite well and easily infect humans, especially the children, the elderly, and the chronically ill.
One of the in-season diseases during winter is the upper respiratory tract infection (URTI), or the common cold. It’s a viral and air-borne disease, meaning it can easily be transferred among humans. Cough and flu are also results of URTI. Other winter season diseases include influenza, pneumonia, measles, chickenpox, and diarrhea. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “worldwide, these annual epidemics result in about three to five million cases of severe illness, and about 250,000 to 500,000 deaths. Most deaths associated with influenza in industrialized countries occur among people age 65 or older.”
Nowadays, an average adult has to juggle several balls in the air – family, social life, work or studies, and household tasks. Sometimes, though, a hectic schedule means putting cleaning aside. Studies reveal that an average American spends just about 1.8 hours of the whole day doing household activities. This means that several household chores are crammed in less than 2 hours, which gets a lot of things overlooked. Because of this, a lot of Americans acquire cleaning services to do the job for them. With the growing number households seeking services of professional cleaners, what exactly do people look for in a cleaning company? Read more
Dorm rooms have become many college students’ home away from home. It’s where they ready, study, eat, sleep, drink, hang out, and yes, party even. With so many activities college students spend in their dorm rooms, it must be a challenge to spare a few minutes in tidying up the place. There are, however, quick ways on how to clean a college dorm room in just about 15 minutes.