Harnessing the Power of the 100 Days of Summer: A Guide for Convenience Stores

 Harnessing the Power of the 100 Days of Summer: A Guide for Convenience Stores

The summer season, often referred to as the '100 Days of Summer,' is a crucial period for convenience stores. It's a time when the right strategies can significantly boost sales, especially in food purchases. With the influx of customers during these warmer months, ensuring a clean, safe, and welcoming environment is key to capitalizing on this opportunity. How do we do this and increase foot traffic inside our stores? Summer convenience store cleaning is a critical part of this.

Embracing the Summer Rush with EXIMO® and OTIS

As winter fades, the focus for convenience stores shifts to preparing for the busy summer season. One of the main challenges is tackling oil stains on forecourts, which not only detract from the store's appearance but also pose safety risks. EXIMO®, a bioremediation solution, offers an effective and environmentally friendly way to address this issue, setting the stage for a successful summer.

OTIS: The Robust Solution for Tough Stains

OTIS is more than just a cleaner; it's a game-changer in tackling difficult diesel and oil stains. Perfect for use in convenience stores, driveways, and parking lots, OTIS stands out for its effectiveness and ease of use. Its NSF certification is a testament to its safety, especially around food preparation areas, making it a versatile solution for various settings. The process begins with a simple mixture of OTIS pretreatment and water, followed by an application and scrub that starts breaking down surface stains. This initial step is crucial in preparing the stains for the next phase of deep cleaning, ensuring that even the toughest grime is effectively tackled.


EXIMO + OTIS: A Dynamic Duo for Heavy Duty Oil Stain Removal

The combination of EXIMO and OTIS creates a powerful duo for heavy-duty oil stain removal. This method is not only efficient but also environmentally friendly, thanks to EXIMO's bioremediation capabilities. Bioremediation, a process where natural microbes break down pollutants into harmless substances, is central to EXIMO's cleaning power. When combined with OTIS, this solution becomes incredibly effective against persistent hydrocarbon-based stains, restoring surfaces to their pristine condition. The ease of mixing EXIMO and OTIS with water and applying it to affected areas makes it a preferred choice for maintaining cleanliness in high-traffic zones. The eco-friendly nature of this process ensures that your cleaning efforts are both effective and responsible, contributing positively to environmental conservation.

Why Choose EXIMO®?

  • Environmentally Friendly: EXIMO® is composed of natural bacteria that break down hydrocarbons, offering a green solution to oil stain issues.
  • Easy to Use: Its user-friendly application makes it accessible to all staff members, requiring minimal training.
  • Cost-Effective: Unlike traditional cleaning methods, EXIMO® is affordable and reduces the need for expensive equipment and specialized labor.

The Importance of Clean Forecourts

A clean and inviting forecourt is more than just aesthetically pleasing; it's a signal to customers that your store is well-maintained and cares about their experience. This first impression is crucial in converting passersby into customers who will explore your store's offerings, especially the food section, where cleanliness is non-negotiable.

Training Staff for Summer Success

Preparing your staff for the summer rush is critical. Effective training on using products like EXIMO® and maintaining overall store cleanliness ensures a consistently welcoming environment for customers. Implementing a regular cleaning schedule and setting clear expectations are essential steps in this preparation.

The Role of EXIMO® in Environmental Sustainability

Using EXIMO® not only cleans effectively but also contributes to environmental conservation. The microorganisms in EXIMO® leave behind harmless substances and continue to combat pollution, aligning with the goals of sustainability-minded stores.

Versatility and Cost-Effectiveness

EXIMO®'s versatility makes it suitable for various environments, including forecourts and car parks. Its cost-effectiveness is an added advantage, offering an economical solution compared to traditional methods.


The 100 Days of Summer are a golden opportunity for convenience stores. Ensuring your forecourt and store are clean and inviting is crucial in maximizing this period. EXIMO®, with its eco-friendly, efficient, and easy-to-use properties, is an excellent tool in achieving this. As we gear up for summer, remember, clean stores not only attract more customers but also encourage them to spend more.

For expert assistance in making your store summer-ready with EXIMO® and other cleaning solutions, contact CAF Outdoor Cleaning at (888) 737-0025 or (425) 433-8277. Visit our contact page for more information: https://www.mycaf.com/contact. Let's make this summer your most successful one yet!

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