ENERGY SAVING TIPS FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

It can be a difficult task for facility managers of commercial buildings to keep track of energy consumption. So we put together these energy saving tips to help keep utility costs down and increase the bottom line. A study conducted by the US Environmental Protection Agency revealed that the average building wastes 30 percent of… Continue reading ENERGY SAVING TIPS FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

SAFE FLOORING: THE IMPORTANCE OF MEASURING THE COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION

Seventy billion dollars is the average amount paid out in compensation and medical costs as a result of slip and fall accidents within the U.S.; and 55 percent of all of these accidents are caused by unsafe or unclean floors. Measuring the coefficient of friction on your hard surface floors is a step you can… Continue reading SAFE FLOORING: THE IMPORTANCE OF MEASURING THE COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION

GETTING YOUR SCHOOL’S GREEN CLEANING PROGRAM STARTED RIGHT

How Green Cleaning Makes Academia Better In a world where going green is increasingly important, it’s vital not to overlook the small details. Cleaning services that provide environmentally-friendly options are on the rise, and in facilities like schools, they’re creating huge positive changes. Here are some of the reasons why as well as a few… Continue reading GETTING YOUR SCHOOL’S GREEN CLEANING PROGRAM STARTED RIGHT

IS YOUR CURRENT BEHIND-THE-TIMES CLEANING SERVICE COSTING YOU MONEY?

Commercial property owners and building managers face a unique dilemma. It’s critical that they keep their facilities clean, but they also need to be budget conscious. Searching for a new commercial cleaning company is actually a lot of work. Between researching potential service providers, completing walk-throughs, obtaining proposals, choosing a new provider and severing ties… Continue reading IS YOUR CURRENT BEHIND-THE-TIMES CLEANING SERVICE COSTING YOU MONEY?

TRENDS IN FLOOR CARE FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

Floor care in a commercial building can be a huge job, and the impact of a properly maintained floor can’t be underestimated. A dirty, dilapidated floor leaves visitors to your building with a negative impression that will be hard to dispel. Fortunately, preserving the integrity of your flooring is easier than ever before; the technology used in… Continue reading TRENDS IN FLOOR CARE FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

How to Hire a Restaurant Cleaning Service

There’s nothing more off-putting to customers than walking into a dirty restaurant. If the first thing they see when they walk into your establishment is a filthy floor, tables strewn with debris, and unkempt staff, it’s unlikely that they’ll want to eat there. A recent poll of consumers found that a dirty floor alone could… Continue reading How to Hire a Restaurant Cleaning Service

IS YOUR HEALTHCARE FACILITY FACING CLEANLINESS CHALLENGES?

Proper healthcare facility cleaning is absolutely vital in today’s world. The concern about HAI’s (Healthcare Associated Infections) is higher than ever, which has cause healthcare facility cleanliness to come under fire. You can’t hire just any cleaning company; you must choose a company that understands that cleaning a medical facility goes beyond appearances. Their employees… Continue reading IS YOUR HEALTHCARE FACILITY FACING CLEANLINESS CHALLENGES?

IS YOUR JANITORIAL CONTRACTOR CLEANING FOR HEALTH OR APPEARANCE?

You place a premium on maintaining a clean facility, so you hire janitorial contractor. But have you considered your motivation for hiring a crew to conduct a thorough and professional cleaning of your facility? Are you more concerned about the appearance of your building, or is cleaning for health and sanitation your number one motivator? Cleaning… Continue reading IS YOUR JANITORIAL CONTRACTOR CLEANING FOR HEALTH OR APPEARANCE?

RATE YOUR GROCERY STORE CLEANLINESS FROM YOUR CUSTOMERS’ PERSPECTIVE

You’ve probably shopped in a grocery store where the level of cleanliness left much to be desired; the floors were dirty, the shelves disheveled, and the bathroom unspeakable. Your eyes are wide open when you enter a store as a shopper, but are you able to see the flaws in your own establishment? Take a moment… Continue reading RATE YOUR GROCERY STORE CLEANLINESS FROM YOUR CUSTOMERS’ PERSPECTIVE

Slips, Trips and Falls – Take a Proactive Stance for a Safer Facility

Slips, trips and falls injure more than a million Americans every year, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Center for Disease Control. These types of accidents account for an average of 11 days of lost work and 15 to 17 percent of all workers’ compensation expenditures. Most of… Continue reading Slips, Trips and Falls – Take a Proactive Stance for a Safer Facility

Your Janitorial Contractor Can Increase Profits and Decrease Expenses. Here’s How.

“I Must Increase Profits.” It’s the daily mantra of many facility managers. You are being tasked to do more with a shrinking budget and rising expenses. It can feel like a constant uphill struggle. You are an integral part of running an efficient building and you are challenged with innovating the energy savings, recycling, asset… Continue reading Your Janitorial Contractor Can Increase Profits and Decrease Expenses. Here’s How.

Janitorial Cleaning Audits: How to be objective

As a building owner or property manager, it’s in your best interest to do your own janitorial cleaning audits in your facility. But it can be challenging to be objective about the process because most cleaning audits are subjective. This means that one person may find the dusting satisfactory while another may not. But it… Continue reading Janitorial Cleaning Audits: How to be objective

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