Running and managing your own business is challenging and exciting, but cleaning the office is a task better left to the professionals. Keeping the office area clean is important to the morale and safety of your employees, visitors and customers.
Your Employees Shouldn’t Be Cleaning the Office
If you ask your employees to clean the office then they aren’t doing other, more important things. They aren’t actually doing the job you hired them to do. Your employees aren’t professional cleaners and will never do as good of a job as a professional cleaning service. Asking employees to clean the office is also bad for morale.
People want to be valued for their skills; cleaning isn’t why they got the job and it is probably isn’t in their job description. You don’t want the cleaning to interfere with the workday and your regular work flow. Moreover, cleaning the office is hard work and a task better left to the professionals.
Clean Office Promotes Healthy Work Environment
When people work in close proximity to one another, illnesses, like flu and cold, can spread quickly. Professional cleaning services by Allied Facility Care tackles germs, grime and dust. Your surfaces will be thoroughly wiped and bathrooms sanitized.
Germs live on office equipment, door handles and on all surface areas in the office kitchen and other common areas. Coffee machines, kitchen sink’s handles, microwave and refrigerator door handles and other areas are breeding ground for bacteria. Viruses can live on many surfaces for days, so it is very important to hire a professional cleaning service that would provide a thorough cleaning and would sanitizing the bathrooms and all the other common areas.
Nobody gives much thought to how clean the water fountain buttons, desk phones and vending machine buttons are. It is always a good idea to have them cleaned and disinfected frequently to avoid spreading the germs. Professional cleaners are familiar with the best commercial cleaning products, equipment and methods.
Dust and dust mites are common allergy triggers. Professional cleaners will dust the surfaces and vents in your office, thus reducing everyone’s exposure to dust particles and making your office an allergy-free place of business. Cleaners know which products and cleaning methods to use to reduce everyone’s exposure to the common allergens and pollutants.
Airborne dust can settle on light fixtures and windows, reducing brightness and visibility. Professionals cleaning your office will make sure your workspace remains nice and bright.
Professional cleaners, such as Allied Facility Care, provide the following services to ensure your office is a germ-free zone:
- Dust sweeping
- Restroom maintenance
- Glass doors cleaning
- Trash disposal
Professional Office Cleaning Can Help Prevent Major Problems
Professional cleaning can help prevent the build-up of rot, mold and insect and rodent infestation. The cleaners might be the first to notice and report leaking faucets and toilets. Your professional cleaners will keep an eye out for small problems before they become huge problems that will be expensive to fix. Think of professional cleaning as maintenance.
Professional cleaners know the dos and don’ts of different cleaning product. This reduces the potential damage to your office furniture and equipment. Only surface and material-appropriate cleaning agents will be used to showcase your office at its best. Professionals know how to keep dirt, mold, dust and odors at bay.
Professional Cleaning – Safety First
When professionals are cleaning your office, you don’t need to worry about the safety issues. Professional cleaners are trained in safety procedures. They know how to handle toxic chemical spills and wet and slippery surfaces. By hiring a professional service, you don’t have to deal with liability issues, safety concerns and supplying the appropriate cleaning materials. You, as a business owner, don’t have to store cleaning supplies and worry about having hazardous materials, like bleach and ammonia, on site.
Professional cleaning is usually done after hours, when office workers had left for the day. This minimizes the chance of anyone slipping on the wet floors, being exposed to cleaning agents or other accidents. Professional cleaners know and understand workplace safety standards.
Professional Cleaning for the Win
Professional cleaning companies, like Allied Facility Care, will keep your office looking pristine, and most importantly, safe. Clean space means happier employees and makes your office more attractive to clients and visitors. By outsourcing cleaning services to the professionals, you can concentrate on what is really important – growing your business. It will also help you avoid liability issues and many health concerns.
Professional cleaning service will help you customize the cleaning schedule according to your needs and will recommend best practices for keeping your office safe. Contact Allied Facility Care today and let us show you how we can keep your office safe and clean.