February 15, 2016 @ 3:55 PM
Many companies clean by scattering or moving dirt around an office.
Cleaning with feather dusters, brooms and terrycloth towels move and disperse dust and dirt, but fail to properly remove it from all surfaces. However, the ServiceMaster clean patented Capture and Removal Cleaning System is proven to continually reduce the amount of dirt particles in your building, giving you a safer working environment and better indoor air quality.
When conventional cleaning methods are used, the dirt in your office becomes airborne and is not only breathed in, but lands on other surfaces, which can lead to the need for more frequent cleaning.
ServiceMaster clean uses microfiber cloths, backpack vacuums, specialty vacuums and dust wands, ...
November 10, 2015 @ 7:31 PM
Most offices are cleaned after business hours; when staff and customers are gone. Giving your office keys and security codes to a cleaning company is nerve wracking. Here are 5 steps you can take to help ensure your belongings and data are secure:
•Ask what measures the cleaning company takes to ensure the safety and security of your facility.
•Expect thorough background checks of each cleaner including criminal histories, citizenship and immigration records.
•Cleaners should be supervised and regularly monitored.
•Ask to meet your cleaners.
• Ask the cleaning company to notify you when a ...
October 8, 2015 @ 1:40 PM
Cold and Flu viruses spread easily from person to person in close proximity and are often passed along on shared surfaces, making your office a Petri dish. Contact with contaminated surfaces is one of the greatest contributing factors to getting sick. Here are some common office "hot spots":
* Other people's hands
* Doorknobs and handles (including microwaves and refrigerators)
* Copier machine buttons and parts
* Another person's keyboard and phone
* Coffee pot handle
* Elevator buttons
July 29, 2015 @ 11:00 PM
1. Is the task a primary service or offering of your business?
Don't waste valuable time on something that isn't your specialty.
2. Is there a competitive advantage to doing it in-house?
Unless it advances your company, using an independent contractor may be more beneficial than hiring staff.
3. Is it a specialized service you don't need to handle full-time?
For example, you might have only one event a year that requires event planning support.
4. Is it a commodity--a task some one else can do better and more efficiently?
Workplace cleaning and floor care is an example of...
June 25, 2015 @ 4:57 PM
When it comes to professional carpet cleaning, there is no one definitive way to clean a dirty carpet. There are several factors including age, frequency of cleaning, and prior cleaning methods that can help guide which of the following cleaning methods may be right for your carpet:
Extraction-Otherwise known as "steam Cleaning," is a hot water extraction process that most companies are familiar with. A hot water solution is produced and immediately recovered, creating a "flushing" action on the carpet.
Bonnet-This method employs a round pad that spins across the surface of the carpet, absorbing the soil. A solution is applied to the carpet or pad to aid in releasing soils.
June 2, 2015 @ 4:22 PM
Allergy season is in full bloom! With another harsh allergy season ahead, taking measures to reduce allergens in your workplace is more important than ever.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America has six recommendations for improving indoor air quality and reducing allergy symptoms:
* Control dust mites.
Keep surfaces clean and uncluttered. Bare floors and walls are best, but if your facility has carpet, professional cleaning removes dirt, pollen, allergens, dust and other particles deep within your carpet's fibers.
* Vacuum once or twice weekly.
Vacuuming helps keep allergens to a minimum, so speak with your cleaning ...
March 23, 2015 @ 4:26 PM
Now is the time to refinish your tile floors.
Are your floors smeary and dull?
Consider stripping all the salt and calcium out of your VCT flooring.
Refinish them with sealer and finish. Keeping your floors properly serviced will
extend the life of your flooring investment.
March 12, 2015 @ 4:22 AM
Spring cleaning isn't just for homes; it also applies to commercial properties. With winter weather behind us, make sure your janitorial company is completing these spring cleaning tasks:
1. Freshen up Floors.
Have carpet and hard surface floors deep cleaned to repair the damage inflicted by winter weather. The deep cleaning method of high pressure steam, agitation, heat and extraction removes more soil than any oother method, helping delay expensive floor replacement costs.