It is a necessary expense for every business and service which has to be carried out well. Cleaning is important and it is important that no corners are missed. It’s like everything, there are some firms who will provide you with a first class service and there are other companies, who will just not quite make the mark. The visible difference is usually obvious. Working from recommendations or reviews and testimonials often saves you the problem of making too many mistakes when hiring your cleaning firm. Check the company’s website, get in touch with them to gauge their response to your enquiry, it is worth spending some time to find the most appropriate fit for your business cleaning needs.

An office space requires attention to detail, there can be so much lying around on desks, paper, personal belongings, etc and then there are the computers and other items of technology which will require careful cleaning. So, why are high level cleaning systems important and worth hiring?

Trust

Offices have confidential information and sometimes this can be left on desks. Your cleaning firm has to be prepared to be discreet as they will be cleaning in and around paperwork and computers which may have been left on. Offices also have some very expensive equipment and staff may leave their personal possessions in drawers, you should ensure that the cleaning firm employs cleaners for whom they have proper checks and references. If a cleaning firm appears to have a large turnover of staff which may be evidenced by different people conducting your clean each time, this could be a potential red flag.

Products

Choose a cleaning firm who use environmentally friendly products. Products that do not contain a lot of the ‘nasties’ are so much better not only for the environment but for the health of your staff as well. Allergies are common and you would not want to use cleaning products that could potentially cause irritation or illness to anyone who works for you. Smells and toxins from cleaning products can linger in the air.

Staff Morale

We spend a large amount of our week at work and we all like to have a clean and organized environment. There would be nothing worse than coming into work each day to find a grubby, dusty desk area or a floor area where we have to negotiate our way through pieces of food and old scraps of paper. 

Staff Illness

An unclean environment harbors bacteria and disease. If you want a productive workforce, it makes sense to have everything thoroughly cleaned, it is important to give attention to hardware items that are used by multiple staff members so as to minimize the spread of infection.

Clients

Your clients will appreciate a fresh smelling, clean environment in which to conduct business with you. It could be the difference between striking a deal and not!

A reputable cleaning firm will also be aware that there are air ducts, fans, windows etc too and will be prepared to work with you to put a cleaning plan in place so that all of your office areas are addressed. Regular cleaning can be cost saving in the long run as stains and marks which are ignored can be extremely difficult to remove at a later stage leading to either deep cleaning or replacement.

 

Published by Daphenee Plaisir