4 Building Maintenance Tips to Prepare for Fall & Winter

Posted on 10/11/17 7:30 AM

Before you know it, it’ll be time to switch from the air conditioning unit to the furnace. Perhaps you’ve already made the switch! In northern climates, the cooler temperatures in autumn inevitably lead to falling leaves and, eventually, falling snow that can present challenges for commercial building owners and maintenance crews.

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Topics: Commercial Cleaning, Office Cleaning

Ways to Make Your Commercial Building More Energy Efficient [Infographic]

Posted on 9/13/17 7:30 AM

It can’t be avoided—commercial buildings need to use energy to get work done. There’s no “going off the grid” for the vast majority of businesses, unless their business is renting out clotheslines for drying laundry. Nevertheless, most commercial buildings are using too much energy for their actual needs.

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Topics: Facilities Management

5 Ways Every Business Owner Benefits from Commercial Cleaning Services

Posted on 8/8/17 10:58 AM
If you’re working full-time, let’s face it: your office is practically your second home. And not only is it YOUR second home, it’s also the second home to all of your coworkers and employees! With so many people spending a majority of their waking hours at their workplace, there’s no question that you need to take good care of it. Unfortunately, for many businesses, this isn’t always the case.
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Topics: Commercial Cleaning, Facility Maintenance, Workplace Enhancement

Commercial Window Cleaning: How Often Should I Have My Windows Cleaned?

Posted on 7/11/17 8:09 AM

When customers ask Jack’s Maintenance how often they need our commercial window cleaning services, we always answer the same way: “It depends.”

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Topics: Facility Maintenance, High Rise Cleaning, Commercial Cleaning Companies, Jacks Maintenance Service, Window Washing Services

Commercial Cleaning and Maintenance: Why a One-Stop Shop is Best

Posted on 6/13/17 7:42 AM

If you’ve ever subcontracted a remodeling project, you can understand the frustration of working with multiple vendors to complete a project—carpenters, plumbers, painters, flooring specialists, drywallers, electrical contractors...the list goes on. The time and effort to coordinate all these services, negotiate contracts, pay invoices and determine specs can equate to a part-time job.

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Topics: Commercial Cleaning

6 Steps to Take Before Moving Your Business Into a New Facility

Posted on 5/9/17 7:44 AM

Whether it is build-to-suit or an existing facility, making sure your new building is move-in ready is critical to minimizing downtime and lost productivity, and maintaining employee enthusiasm, collaboration and morale. Here are six tips to getting your new building ready for move-in day:

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Topics: Move-In Cleaning

7 Steps to Prep Your Building for Sale or Lease

Posted on 4/11/17 7:34 AM

When your business is growing, chances are the need for more space is, too. Moving to a new facility, while costly at the onset, can create opportunities for even greater success. As you consider all the features you want in a new building—bigger conference rooms, larger production areas, more bathrooms and storage, etc.—don’t forget about the space you’re in now.

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Topics: Move-Out Cleaning, Facility Maintenance

Top 7 Things to Look for When Hiring a Commercial Cleaner

Posted on 3/8/17 7:30 AM

A clean work environment isn’t just about keeping up a professional appearance. Research shows that a dirty working environment can have long-term cognitive effects on employees and thus reduce productivity and job satisfaction. That ultimately means it also can negatively impact your bottom line.

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Topics: Commercial Cleaning

How to Maintain and Protect Commercial Carpet in Winter

Posted on 2/15/17 8:00 AM

Salt trucks have been out in force this winter, and facility managers at businesses have been trying to keep up with one ice storm after another by applying sand, rock salt, and other chemicals to their parking lots, sidewalks, and entryways.

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Topics: Commercial Cleaning, Commercial Carpet Cleaning

The Importance of Keeping Acoustic Ceiling Tiles Clean

Posted on 1/11/17 7:30 AM

Unlike floors and walls, little attention is paid to ceilings in an office environment. The truth is that dirty, dingy and stained acoustic tiles detract from the appearance of any space, but there’s more to it than aesthetics. Clean ceiling tiles generally last longer, promote healthier air circulation and quality, and better act as a sound buffer and fire retardant.

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Topics: Ceiling Tile Dusting, Office Cleaning