The BCS Blog: Cleaning Solutions for Your Business

We provide cleaning industry insight for those who run or manage commercial facilities. Find cleaning tips and tricks to help you make informed decisions so you can focus on more important things-like your business!

The BCS Blog: Cleaning Solutions for Your Business

We provide cleaning industry insight for those who run or manage commercial facilities. Find cleaning tips and tricks to help you make informed decisions so you can focus on more important things-like your business!


The BCS Blog: Cleaning Solutions for Your Business

We provide cleaning industry insight for those who run or manage commercial facilities. Find cleaning tips and tricks to help you make informed decisions so you can focus on more important things-like your business!

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Fancy and well-furnished interior commercial lobby.

The Challenges of Cleaning Lavish Interior Design

Sure, showcasing the latest interior design trends in your business can make your establishment feel inviting, fancy, and perhaps a little…boujee.  But at what point does cleaning it become a problem?  For many companies, image is everything.  This includes their brick-and-mortar facility.  And one way to project confidence and expertise is by showcasing a splashy décor and designer furnishings.  However, […]

A woman walking down a wet city street with flash flooding.

How Heavy Rain Can Damage Commercial Buildings

Crisp air, Halloween retail popups and vibrant foliage must mean one thing: autumn has arrived! For some, this means frequent check-ins with their fantasy football team while manning the wood smoker.  For others it’s sipping a pumpkin-spiced latte while binging true crime in a snuggly sweater.  However, above the peaceful calm, weather patterns are getting decidedly wetter.   Water […]

Fire alarm on a wall.

Hidden Danger: How Dusty Indoor Spaces Can Become Fire Hazards

It’s been a rough fire season for many out there. This time of year we’re all reminded of how important fire safety is, both in and out of doors. When you think of indoor fire hazards, common threats such as faulty appliances, electrical wires or gas stoves may come to mind.  However, there is a less […]

Commercial window cleaners.

The Future of the Commercial Cleaning Industry

Get your polarized sunglasses ready because the future of the Commercial Cleaning Industry in 2023 looks bright.  We can chalk it up to numerous factors, including an increased awareness of hygiene and cleanliness following the Covid-19 pandemic.  Many companies now consider cleaning to be an indispensable operating cost.  Commercial cleaning has gained both respect and appreciation across a […]

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Low Maintenance Hard Surface Floors

There’s no way around it- hard surface flooring isn’t cheap.  Whether you’re looking to upgrade the flooring in your business, or are simply trying to salvage old floors, it’s important to note that nearly every flooring type requires somemaintenance.  The good news: if your floors look so bad it’s embarrassing, you’ve come to the right place.  Bad news: no […]

Professional commercial cleaner wipes down a desk on the detail day.

From Dirty to Deep Clean: The BCS Cleaning System

As a busy office or facility manager you need a reliable, detail-oriented commercial cleaning company you can count on; one who works hard to make your life easier so you can stay focused. The Business Cleaning Solutions cleaning system was designed to get your workplace up to an exceptional level of cleanliness- and keep it […]

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How to Clean with Solvents

Solvents are a widely used cleaning agent that chemically dissolve tough contaminants such as dirt, oil, grease, paint and other residues. Some are quite aggressive and can emit noxious fumes, which is why they can be intimidating.  Choosing the right one can make your cleaning job much easier, while using the wrong one can actually damage […]

Busy break room.

How to Keep Your Break Room Clean

For managers of busy offices the goal of keeping the kitchen clean throughout the business day can seem like an impossible dream.  From piles of dirty dishes to empty paper towels, there can be numerous cleaning hurdles.  With the constant hustle and bustle of coffee breaks and the lunchtime rush, it’s enough to make you want to […]

Clean storefront for better marketing and brand image.

The Untapped Marketing Potential: How Keeping Your Business Clean Boosts Your Brand Image.

When you think about marketing strategies, elements such as social media campaigns, SEO, or email campaigns will likely come to mind.  However, one aspect that is often overlooked but holds substantial marketing potential is the cleanliness of your business.  Yes….the cleaning.  Maintaining a clean and tidy environment can positively impact your brand image and contribute to your overall […]

Clean commercial storefront windows.

6 Reasons to Care About Dirty Windows

For many business professionals, life’s never-ending to-do-list has us constantly checking our phones.  So it makes sense that something as seemingly inconsequential as your business’ windows is an easy thing to overlook.  You may assume that unless a baseball or a tornado is headed their way, your windows are fine.  Only, what if they weren’t?  Like any other component […]


commercial tile and grout lobby floor

Professional Grout Cleaning Versus DIY

For small businesses that perform their own janitorial, projects such as tile and grout cleaning can be a challenge.  When trying to tackle this problem, some business owners, like homeowners, may consult resources like Youtube for a quick tutorial.  While this cleaning process certainly isn’t rocket science, it can also be tedious and time-consuming work.  If the project […]

Happy customer satisfied with her janitorial company's customer service.

5 Signs Your Janitorial Company Actually Cares

Experienced business leaders have long recognized that customer satisfaction is vital for the success of a business.  Yet, within the commercial cleaning industry many companies still operate under the ‘no news is good news’ philosophy. In other words, when it comes to customer relationship management they’ll assume that if the customer quiet, then they must be satisfied with […]

A clean commercial office desk space.

6 Short Steps for Office Spring Cleaning

When it comes to deep cleaning your business, coordinating and motivating staff can be a challenge.  Some folks will enthusiastically participate, while others may shoulder shrug.  To make things easier on everybody it pays to have a plan and get organized.  Whether you have a janitorial service or do the cleaning yourself, following this gameplan with get your […]

Retail shoppers dissatisfied with cleanliness of a store.

12 Shocking Statistics on Customers and Cleanliness

It goes without saying that most business owners are concerned with the cleaning of their facility.  The question is: how much importance do customers actually place on it?  How much time and emphasis should be invested into janitorial services?   While some may assume that customers only began paying attention to cleaning after the COVID-19 pandemic, the truth is […]

Professional window cleaner squeegee cleans retail window panes.

Spring Renewal: The Importance of Commercial Window Cleaning

When it comes to outward appearances, the cleanliness of your windows can greatly affect the image of your business.   Despite this, window cleaning continues to be an overlooked aspect of building maintenance.  Ahead of spring, we felt it appropriate to uncover some of the techniques behind achieving those crystal-clear results that can make your business shine.  Whether you […]

Green cleaning product and microfiber cleaning rag for eco-friendly cleaning

What is Green Cleaning and How Can it Benefit Your Business

Hello there business community.  For the green-curious, eco-enthusiast we wanted to shine a light on what green cleaning really means.   When it comes to janitorial services there are so many cleaning products, tools, and techniques that it can be difficult to discern what is or isn’t considered “green.”  Our goal is to give you an overview of green cleaning as […]

man feels ill while suffering sick building syndrome

Embrace Fresh Air: A Guide to Preventing Sick Building Syndrome

Welcome, dear readers, to a winter appropriate topic that may be affecting you more than you realize – the quality of the indoor air you’re breathing. Have you ever walked into a building and felt immediately uncomfortable or even ill?  Perhaps you experienced symptoms like headache, fatigue, or irritation? You might have been facing the notorious […]

Winter is Coming: Why You Should Maintain Hard Flooring

Winter is Coming: Why You Should Maintain Hard Flooring

Winter is coming and it’s best to be prepared.  For some, a gentle snowfall brings joy and excitement.   For others, there’s trepidation over perilous driving conditions.  Love it or hate it, cold weather can present significant challenges to your business.   But have you stopped to consider how the interior of your property might be affected?   In a previous post we […]

Fun holiday party

Host With The Most Stress? Not Anymore! Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning for Your Work Holiday Party

It’s the time of year for things holly, jolly, merry and bright!   Wonderful…only you’ve been tasked with planning the company holiday party.  This is stressful enough—and then you suddenly realize that your workplace isn’t sparkling clean.  Alternatively, maybe your company recently purchased office furniture and you’re worried that good vibrations, libations and cheer might topple a drink or […]

Ice melt sprinkled on an icy sidewalk.

How Ice Melt Can Affect Your Carpet

Blustery winter weather can be exciting for numerous reasons.  For kids, it’s a fun snow day!  For their parents, maybe it’s a second cup of coffee to push through the ‘fun’.  For facility and property managers it often means extra precaution, and rising early in order to keep their commercial buildings safe.  One of the most common safety measures […]

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