How to Prepare for the Janitor to Clean your Office

While most people assume a janitor is a maid for your office, this assumption is wrong. A Janitor or Custodian someone entrusted with maintaining a property. This does not mean they put away your files or organize your desk, they dust your property, gather and empty trash and trash bins, clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, or vacuuming them, clean bathrooms and stock them with soap, toilet paper, and other supplies and other similar tasks. Since they will be near your desks and offices, there are a few things you should do to prepare for a janitorial staff to come to your office.

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Why Your Business’s Bathroom is More Important for Business than you think

ave you ever thought about how important a bathroom is for your company? While most people don’t want to talk about the bathroom, the truth is that your business’s image revolves around a variety of factors…including your bathroom. Many of the factors that affect your business have nothing to do with the actual business; it has to do with your image. From the logo of your letterhead to the chairs in your waiting room to the cleanliness of your bathroom, your business reputation relies on more than just business.

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How to Prevent Carpet Wicking

To approach the question, how to prevent carpet wicking; we need to understand what causes carpet wicking and what it is. Carpet wicking is when a spill or soiled area is able to penetrate deep into the carpet and even once the carpet is cleaned, the stain still reappears days later. In technical terms, wicking is the result of soil trapped in carpet padding or subflooring that moves to the tips of carpet fibers as it dries after cleaning.

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Is Green Cleaning Worth the Price?

Climate change is constantly in the news, causing people to be concerned with “green” initiatives and being environmentally friendly. One of the most common deterrents from the “going green” practices is the fear of increased cost. People assume that if a company offers “green” options, they are automatically more expensive. There is little truth in this argument.

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How to Prepare your Workplace for the Upcoming Flu Season

As much as we hate to admit it, the summer months are over and the first day of Fall is September 22, 2017. That means flu season is just around the corner. You don’t want to wait until the first case appears to take action, so be proactive and get your office prepared for flu season.

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Back to School Cleaning Musts for the 2017-2018 School Year

Schools can harbor plenty of germs with more being brought in each day by students and staff, making regular cleanings, sanitizing and disinfecting a must. Summer break is over and the school year is back in session so we felt we would share our School Cleaning Check List for this 2017-2018 school year.

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Make Good First Impression Office Space

First impressions can be tricky. They’re incredibly important, especially when it comes to business relationships. A well-designed office can improve the image you give your clients, but a poorly designed office can shatter it just as easily.

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Prevent Water Damage Business

Water damage can be a devastating occurrence, regardless of it’s origin. It can cost you not only quite a bit of money to clean up, but it can slow and even shut down your business operations.

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Beat Heat Work Summer

 

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Simplify Workday Productive

 

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Why You Should Go Green At Your Office

As most people know, April 22 is Earth Day. It is held to bring awareness to environmental protection. We know why the world needs protecting but here are some facts from Eco-Cycle to remind you.

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Should Corners Ever be Cut when it Comes to Cleaning?

Cleaning a space properly means never cutting corners and skimping on any inch, this includes corners and cut outs where dust, debris and dirt can get caught or hidden. Another often missed area is behind doors, especially when the door is open as behind the door is often missed or forgotten.

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How to Keep Your Office Healthy This Cold and Flu Season

Last week was the first day of winter and with cold weather comes illnesses like the cold and the flu. Cold and flu viruses spread easily from person to person, and they spread even faster with those whom you are in close proximity with, like your coworkers. Coming into contact not only with others but also especially with contaminated surfaces is one of the greatest contributing factors to getting sick. Here are some common office “hot spots”:

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How to Prepare your Office for the Winter Months

Winter is officially here and while it can be beautiful, we all remember “Snowpocalypse/Snowmageddon 2014” in Raleigh and the disasters it brought with it. Winter weather and precipitation can cause more than car accidents and power loss, it can bring business interruptions and costly damages.To keep both to a minimum, follow these tips:

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Should I have my Office Cleaned by an In-House employee or should I Outsource?

Should I have my Office Cleaned by an In-House employee or should I Outsource my Cleaning and Janitorial Needs to Professionals

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The Dirt Behind Mopping Floors

Have you ever noticed that after scrubbing your floors you can still run a damp paper towel over it and the towel is still dirty? That’s not because the floor is still dirty, there is far more to the story.

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Why Citrus Cleaning Products Are The Best For Commercial Cleaning


Among the list of important questions to ask the commercial cleaning service you’re considering to hire, ask about their products they intend on using to clean your office or workspace. If they don’t work with or use some citrus cleaning products, you may want to look for another provider. Citrus cleaning products, in addition to hydrogen peroxide cleaning products, are a top product in the industry among commercial cleaning companies. Not only do citrus based cleaning products smell fresh and clean, but they are extremely good for cleaning and sanitizing too.

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Hydrogen Peroxide in Cleaning Products

 

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USGBC LEED Program for Commercial Spaces

Go outside; the airplanes flying over RDU are deafening, Jordan Lake is getting polluted, and 540 around 5 o’clock is a parking lot. While we could wait for our legislators to do something about all this, they seem to be busy with other things at the present. We could try to be more careful around the house by recycling, composting and limiting water use, but there is a better option. Can you guess what can have a bigger impact on the environment than your carefully separated trash? It’s you job-site or workplace!

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How Can Color Coded Microfiber Reduce Contamination

The need for cleaning contaminants from walls first came up in hospitals. Dealing with so many patients on a regular basis, hospitals wanted to make sure that they used the required appliances and techniques for the reduction of contaminants. It was believed that contaminants and allergens could also spread through the means of cleaning applications. 

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