Category Archives: Janitorial

The Invisible Work of the Commercial Janitorial & Facility Maintenance Industry

There is a certain invisible factor to janitorial and maintenance teams. The better job your commercial janitorial partner is doing, the less you will notice their efforts, but if the relationship doesn’t meet expectations… Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Janitorial Services

Outsourcing commercial janitorial services has become increasingly common for large facilities who are looking to improve professionalism and add value, while reducing labor budgets. While weighing how to increase operational efficiencies, keep within budgets and utilize fewer resources, many facility … Continue reading

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5 Ways the Internet of Things (IoT) is Transforming the Janitorial Industry

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the world around us – even the janitorial industry. But, first, what is the IoT? Every day “smart” Internet-connected devices are being used to extract data and help analyze insights about the world … Continue reading

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The Human Factor in Customer Service Training

No matter what your industry, customer service plays a key role in how you define (and hopefully exceed) the expectations of your customers, vendors and employees. When it comes to the janitorial and building services industry, the human interaction factor … Continue reading

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Benefits of Commercial Pressure Washing for Parking Garages

A parking garage is often the first and last impression of your facility. Today’s commercial pressure washing will remove the grease and grime to help make your exterior parking garages, parking lots, sidewalks and entryways as inviting as your interior. … Continue reading

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Norovirus – Disinfecting Alone is not Enough

The colder, winter months are peak season for influenza and norovirus, which is often mistaken for the stomach flu, leading to vicious bouts of cramping, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The CDC estimates that each year norovirus causes 19 to 21 … Continue reading

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3 New Year’s Resolutions for Facility Managers

Here are a three New Year’s tips to help your facilities look their best, streamline your budget and improve your operational health. 1. Take a Walk Inspection checklists and quality assurance reports are critical tools to prevent injuries, record hazards … Continue reading

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Smarter Inspections, Better Quality Control

An effective quality assurance program is essential to not just measuring, but to continuous improvement in janitorial performance. Smarter inspections offer better quality control. Today, advancements in technology have allowed for useful alternatives with much lower costs than in the … Continue reading

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Do you know who is cleaning your building?

Do you really know who is cleaning your building at night? You may never get the chance to see or interact with your night time janitorial team. So how can you be assured that the people servicing your building are … Continue reading

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Benefits of Commercial Pressure Washing

Commerical pressure washing exterior building facades, entrances, sidewalks and windows will lift the dust and grime to make your property shine. Regular commercial pressure washing of your exterior will keep your building looking fresh, welcoming and professional for your tenants … Continue reading

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