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

5 Ways to Keep Your Office Clean Throughout Winter

Posted on 12/6/16 7:45 AM

When the winter weather outside is frightful, it can take a little extra effort to keep the office clean. There are the obvious things – like tracked-in slush and grime-streaked windows – but the re-circulated stale air and cold-and-flu-season germs trapped in a workspace that’s closed up tight against winter’s chill bring challenges all their own. That’s the bad news.

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Topics: Office Cleaning

Where Do Germs Hide in Your Office?

Posted on 11/9/16 7:45 AM

How clean is your office? When you look around you probably see garbage cans are emptied, desktops are free of dust, carpets have been vacuumed and entryways sparkling clean. But what about the things you can’t see?

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Topics: Office Cleaning

What’s the Best Way to Clean a Commercial Kitchen?

Posted on 10/20/16 8:33 AM

Commercial kitchens—those in restaurants, hotels, large corporate offices, schools, hospitals and similar places—get a tremendous workout every day. Hospitals, for example, might feed hundreds of people three meals a day, and that kind of activity is hard on features like vents, countertops, floors and appliances. The accumulation of dirt and grease happens fast and if not cleaned properly (and regularly) can lead to illness and even fires.

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Topics: Kitchen Cleaning

3 Reasons To Pressure Wash Your Building and Grounds

Posted on 9/14/16 7:35 AM

Take a good hard look around the exterior of your building, through the eyes of a prospect, job candidate or potential partner. What do you see – asphalt debris? Old gum stuck to the sidewalk? Stained concrete? Dingy or moldy siding? All these, and other signs of age and lack of proper maintenance, can leave a negative impression about your business. Can you afford that?

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Topics: Pressure Washing