“Have a complaint? Drop it in the box…”

“Have a complaint? Drop it in the box…”

We’ve all seen the dusty box in the corner labeled “suggestions” or “complaints.” We wonder if anyone ever checks those boxes, or if their only purpose is to provide a foundation for that lonely old cobweb. Unfortunately, when it comes to your cleaning company, sometimes it can feel that your concerns are being put in a box, never to be looked at again. That doesn’t have to happen. Here are a few talking tips to ensure your cleaning company promptly responds to and acts on your concerns.

How clean is your restroom?

How clean is your restroom?

Looking clean doesn’t mean being clean. This is especially true in your restrooms, where you can find e. coli, streptococcus and salmonella lurking. These bacteria can cause many illnesses from the more common strep throat and stomach flu to the horrifying necrotizing fasciitis (flesh-eating disease). Forgetting to disinfect your restroom once may not mean you’ll get sick, but if left unchecked, these bacteria can multiply and greatly increase your chances of getting sick or making others sick. Follow these tips to ensure your restrooms don’t become breading grounds for disease.

Turn that Monday frown upside down

Turn that Monday frown upside down

The party is over, back to work. It’s Monday. Coming back to work after a nice weekend of relaxing or partying can cause your employees to dread Mondays, which, in turn, can affect their productivity. Here are a few tips for Mondays to keep the motivation going and the morale high.

Cleanliness is next to…business?

Cleanliness is next to…business?

Let’s face it, a clean and tidy room is not just what your mother asked from you, it’s what your clients expect too. A clean facility shows organization and attention to detail, which is what your clients want. It gives that crucial first impression that can be the difference between increased profitability or lost opportunity. Here are 5 quick and easy tips that you and your staff can implement today, while your business is open, to establish a competitive first impression.

3 tips to increase productivity

3 tips to increase productivity

Organization comes naturally to some, but not so much to others. Lack of organization can be especially frustrating when a team member is struggling with keeping productive and on task. If you or a coworker doesn’t have the natural talent for whipping your home or office into shape and keeping it that way, here are some tips based on David Allen’s book, Getting Things Done.

How to clean blinds–the easy way

How to clean blinds–the easy way

Wood, vinyl, aluminum, fabric. Horizontal and vertical. Indoor and outdoor. There are all types of blinds. No matter the type, they accumulate dust and dirt and can be a pain to clean. Save yourself time with these 3 tips on cleaning blinds the easy way.

5 things to look for in a commercial cleaning company

5 things to look for in a commercial cleaning company

With the large number of commercial cleaning companies out there, finding the right one for your business can be a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be. These five tips can help you narrow the playing field and find the right cleaning business for your business.

How cleaner vents save you money

How cleaner vents save you money

Vents and other small household items are often overlooked, but they can get dirty. Really dirty. Did you know that cleaner vents and appliances can actually save you money? Take care of a few dusty tasks to start saving money now.

5 reasons why regular carpet cleaning can save your facility money

5 reasons why regular carpet cleaning can save your facility money

You may not view regular carpet cleaning as a necessary expense, but neglecting routine upkeep can reduce a carpet’s life-span from 10 years to just two to three. Here are 5 reasons why regular carpet cleaning is a smart way to save money.

Give yourself the gift of peace of mind–Winter ready your facility

Give yourself the gift of peace of mind–Winter ready your facility

Winter means a lot of time spent inside, which means less time spent taking care of the outside of your building or house. Give yourself peace of mind by getting your home ready for winter now to avoid unnecessary worry when the cold weather hits.