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6 Things Often Missed During Office Cleaning

How detail-oriented is your cleaning company?  Have you ever been curious to find out but were too afraid to ask? Conveniently enough, fine tuning your ‘dirt radar’ can be easier than it seems.  It doesn’t require 20-20 vision, waving around a creepy blacklight or even conducting a scientific test swab….you just need to know where to look.  In …

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The Endless Pandemic: Pro Tips for Disinfecting Your Office

For many folks the struggle is real: Covid-19 fatigue.  The pandemic continues to disrupt our lives, finding seemingly endless ways to frustrate. Even though the virus may be hanging around a while, production and work must go on.  Which means businesses should do their part to keep the workplace clean and safe.  In extreme cases an illness in …

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Invaluable Life Skills that are Unique to Cleaning Pros

Here is a behind the scenes look into the world of commercial cleaning management.  Life in the cleaning biz can bring new insight into the importance of cleanliness….wherever you go.  While out shopping, dining, or even visiting a friend’s house….cleaning pros carry around an ironclad awareness of sanitization.  This is a life skill that will accompany you, wherever …

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The Importance of Periodic Cleaning Inspections

When was the last time your cleaning service provider dropped by to say hi?  Did they inspect your business for areas where the cleaning could use improvement?  Have they at least called to check in and get your input on how service is going? If you can’t recall the last time a customer service person reached out, …

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Special Event Cleaning Made Easy

From holiday parties to retirement parties, many companies host special events, but how do they clean up afterward? Large scale productions may have an event planner orchestrating food caterers, DJs and other vendors.  Cleanup can be a real hassle…the red wine carpet stains! The excessive amount of trash!  But don’t fret- with a little advance planning a good …

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Easy Ways to Clean and Disinfect Office Electronics

Your phones, computers, and copy machines are a hotbed for germs. If you can’t recall the last time they were cleaned, here are some helpful tips to clean them painlessly and effectively. Cleaning electronic devices can understandably be a little intimidating.  After all, they’re expensive investments.  The last thing you want to do is damage them in …

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How to Avoid Getting Caught in Cleaning Quicksand

After the Covid pandemic many businesses developed a new appreciation for cleanliness.  With the added attention placed upon janitorial services many companies have come to realize that their business falls woefully short of expectations.  Two common reasons for this include self-performed janitorial and cut-rate commercial cleaning contracts.  These scenarios can sometimes lead to ‘cleaning quicksand’; a situation in …

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Why Your Cleaning Company Appreciates Your Feedback

Communication plays a vital role in maintaining a clean business.  Keeping a facility running smoothly is a collaborative effort between a company’s management team, it’s employees, and their vendors.  Office Managers will often coordinate operations by establishing protocols. They’ll periodically get employee feedback and make adjustments where needed.  Memos go out and everyone’s on the same page.  But don’t …

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How to Keep your Server Room Clean

For many businesses keeping computers safe is crucial for operations. As such, building engineers put a lot of effort into making sure they’re protected against a host of threats.  Examples include fire suppression systems, access security, and HVAC controls.   Computers must be kept cool in order to function properly. This is because high temperatures can …

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The perks of working in commercial janitorial.

The Perks of Being a Janitor

When you think of words to describe blue collar professions such as plumbing, landscaping or commercial cleaning the word glamourous likely doesn’t come to mind.  Fair enough, but since when did the idea of work become glamourous? While the notion of getting a little dirty won’t appeal to everyone, there are benefits to working with your hands.  If you were …

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