Top 15 Things Most Businesses Forget to Clean

Posted on 4/11/18 7:29 AM

After having been cooped up in a stuffy office or workplace during a long Northeast Wisconsin winter, it’s nice to open the windows and let some fresh air in. It’s then that you usually notice it: the sun that’s shining brighter and longer than it has in months illuminates the dust and grime that have built up over several months. It’s time for a good spring cleaning.

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Topics: Office Cleaning, Cleaning Checklist

The Real Risks and Liability Concerns of Cleaning Your Own Business

Posted on 3/14/18 7:31 AM

While there are plenty of excuses for not cleaning, there are some very real risks associated with this necessary task that should be considered, especially in an office or business setting.

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Topics: Office Cleaning

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

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

A Clean Workspace Means Healthier Employees During Cold and Flu Season

Posted on 1/13/16 8:00 AM

In addition to all the ice and snow that comes with winter, the cold weather also ushers in that nasty stretch of the year known as cold and flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it’s estimated that anywhere between 5% and 20% of the U.S. population will get the flu each year, with cold and flu season being at its peak between December and February.

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Topics: Office Cleaning

10 Spring-Cleaning Tips for Northeast Wisconsin Businesses

Posted on 3/11/15 9:20 AM

With the first day of spring officially less than 2 weeks away, Northeast Wisconsin business owners can finally start thinking about the warmer days that lie ahead. Though it’s unlikely that you’ll be completely thawed out by the time March 20th rolls around, it won’t be long before the snow starts to melt away, and business picks up from its winter lull.

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Topics: Commercial Cleaning, Office Cleaning, Spring Cleaning

7 Easy Tips for Preventing the Cold and Flu Bug at Work

Posted on 2/12/15 11:13 AM

Well, it’s that time of year again. All that coughing and sniffling you’ve been hearing around the office can only mean one thing: cold and flu season is here.

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Topics: Commercial Cleaning, Office Cleaning

5-Step Guide to Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Keyboard

Posted on 3/19/14 10:30 AM

According to this recent report, research suggests that your office keyboard can be up to 5X DIRTIER than your toilet seat! After swabbing 33 keyboards for food poisoning bacteria, scientists in London found traces of e. coli, coliforms, staphylococcus aureus, and enterobacteria on the office keyboards of a local business. Not only that, but one of the keyboards from the study had over 150 times the acceptable safe limit of bacteria! With office keyboards harboring enough bacteria to actually get workers sick, here’s our quick, 5-step guide to cleaning your keyboard.

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Topics: Commercial Cleaning, Workplace Enhancement, Office Cleaning