From the Field

Coppin State University

Stonhard Provides Quick, Cost-Effective Flooring for Coppins' Physical Education Complex

Stonhard guaranteed a long-lasting, decorative floor system that could be installed quickly and at a fraction of the cost of the originally specified polished concrete.

Sanitaire EON vacuum

Improve Indoor Air Quality in Schools with Better Vacuuming

Allergen triggers often exceed safe thresholds in school buildings. The first commercial vacuum certified asthma & allergy friendly by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America can help reduce exposure.

pest management

Three outdated pest proofing techniques you want to avoid... and what to do instead.

Every Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program recommends exclusion efforts to help stop rodent problems before they start. But not all exclusion practices are proven to work. Here are three common outdated products and techniques you'll want to avoid.

Grand Valley

Grand Valley School District Strikes the Right Chord

Grand Valley Local School District in Orwell, OH, has had nora premium rubber flooring in place for more than a decade. But it looks as new today as when it was installed.


What to Consider When Selecting Floor-Care Machines

As schools across North America grapple with ever tighter operating budgets, getting the most use of cleaning equipment is of vital importance. Here are five product benefits to consider when it's time to replace your equipment.


A Versatile Solution for Sanitation in Schools

The environmentally-friendly GVC-18VAC combines dry steam cleaning and a vacuum system to effectively clean and sanitize almost any surface. From the classroom to the locker room, you’ll be able to eliminate bacteria and other allergens quickly and thoroughly.

Mercer Elementary makerspace

Making a Makerspace at Mercer Elementary

Project experts at School Outfitters helped transform one elementary school's outdated media center into a state-of-the-art makerspace. See how the company's space-planning specialists tackled the project and chose the best furniture for the space.

rubber flooring in elementary school

Christa McAuliffe Elementary School Enjoys Multiple Benefits of Premium Rubber Flooring

The school, located in Concord, New Hampshire, is one of three new, futuristic elementary schools designed to meet the changing needs of 21st century learning.

School Drills

School Drills: A Dual Purpose Exercise

Educators must learn and practice safety skills so when a situation occurs – a bomb threat, an angry parent, a suicidal student or staff member, a fire, and so on – they are prepared to respond according to the plan and procedures established in their school district.

Cranston High School East

Cranston High School Identifies Security Solution and Saves Money Using Cooperative Purchasing

Find out how this high school took advantage of a cooperative contract to implement a comprehensive security solution that fit their budget and prepared them for future expansion.


Improve Indoor Air Quality in Schools with Better Vacuuming

Are your floors really clean? Following carpet cleaning guidelines play a critical role in meeting school cleaning standards, removing allergens and reducing student and faculty absenteeism.

high school bleachers

Dant Clayton and NJPA Team up to Elevate the Fan Experience at Beaver Local High School

Working together, Dant Clayton and NJPA created the opportunity for the Beaver Local High School to replace its non-compliant and outdated bleachers with an ADA-approved grandstand, complete with a press box, that seats nearly 2,500.

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