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Is the Common Cold Impossible to Prevent?

June 7, 2022

Is the Common Cold Impossible to Prevent? One aspect of our job at LACOSTA is to keep you healthy. We fight germs, bacteria and viruses on a daily basis. One of our challenges is the common cold which contributes greatly to absenteeism in the workplace.   The Common Cold Defies Scientists The common cold has […]

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Are you working in a sick building?

May 24, 2022

Yes, buildings get sick too. And sometimes it is contagious to us human beings. The term is “Sick Building Syndrome” or SBS. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines SBS as something that occurs when “building occupants experience acute health and comfort effects that appear to be linked to time spent in a building, but no […]

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What Makes an Excellent Durable Paint Job

May 10, 2022

Tips from the LACOSTA PROs LACOSTA provides commercial paint services for large industrial buildings, warehouses and office complexes. In these large projects, the quality difference is in the details. The same applies to you when you hire a painter or handyperson to work on the exterior or interior of your small office, home or garage.  […]

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Don’t Touch This – The Door Knob’s Story

April 26, 2022

You used to be called a “germaphobe” if you took extra precautions to avoid contact with other people and things. But COVID turned us all into germaphobes and wasn’t it pleasant for many of us to not only avoid COVID, but also to avoid bouts with colds and flu. If you’re like most people, you […]

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Microbes love to have lunch with us

April 12, 2022

At LACOSTA we fight a never-ending battle against unwanted microbes. The battle is often most intense around food. We work in large food processing plants. Your battles are in the office or at home. Those little critters we affectionately call bacteria have an astounding impact on our lives and health, yet most of us know […]

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Your Office Refrigerator – The Starting Line for Many Sick Days

March 22, 2022

As office workers are now returning, at least temporarily, to their offices an old problem has reared its ugly head; i.e. the office refrigerator. At LACOSTA, we fight a never-ending battle in the workplace against microbes, bacteria,  virus and fungus. The office refrigerator has long been a breeding ground for bacteria and viruses. But now, […]

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Q&A with Eric & John – Veterans Day

November 2, 2020

We sat down with Eric Floyhar, LACOSTA Payroll Supervisor, and John Stewart, LACOSTA District Manager, in honor of Veterans Day to ask a few questions about their time in service. John Stewart Q. What was your Rank and role in which branch of the military? Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps. I served primarily as […]

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What is a Temp Worker?

October 25, 2020

One of the services we are most proud of here at LACOSTA is our proprietary insourced managed labor solution. However, in order to truly understand the value of our managed labor solution, one must first understand the alternatives that the market currently offers businesses needing to solve labor shortages.  The most common solution to labor […]

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Industrial Cleaning Services

October 25, 2020

One of our core service offerings at LACOSTA is industrial cleaning. Industrial cleaning is the process of cleaning factories, power plants, warehouses, and other industrial facilities, and it is an area in which we have over three decades of experience. In this article, we will discuss some of the details of our industrial cleaning services and […]

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