Babylon - Soap invented or discovered by mixing fat, salt and ashes.
Greece - King Augeas orders Hercules to clean the Augean Stables as his 5th of 12 labors.
Rome - 1st public bath constructed using hypocast for hot water.
Roman Empire - Strigil, a metal scraper, is used to clean the body after sweating.
|212 A.D||Rome - Baths at Caracalla ordered built by Marcus Aurelius.|
|1000 A.D.||England - Soap is introduced.|
|1608 A.D.||Jamestown, Virginia - Commercial soap making comes to North America.|
|1948||Avon, Massachusetts - Mrs. D washes dirty words out of her son’s mouth.|
|1966||Fort Dix, New Jersey - Drill Sgt. Leon Davis orders barracks to be cleaned “immaculate-like” prior to troops leaving on weekend pass.|
|1976||Avon, Massachusetts - Colonial Maintenance Contractors Inc. begins providing office cleaning services to area buildings.|
|1999||Boston, Massachusetts - Colonial Maintenance Contractors Inc. added to Top Ten List at Boston Business Journal.|
|2006||Avon, Massachusetts - Colonial Maintenance Contractors Inc. begins its third decade providing janitorial service to quality clients.|
|2014||You can secure quality office cleaning by calling 800-333-1776.|
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