Maintenance Tips for Facilities

July 18, 2017


We’re already more than half way through 2017 – it’s hard to believe where the time goes.  With the winter well behind us, facilities managers often take this time of year to take a much deserved break knowing it won’t be long before another fall and winter season kick off.  That being said, there’s no time like the present to start preparing for what’s to come and to consider new and better ways to manage your facility.  These maintenance tips…

How to Budget Janitorial Services

June 20, 2017

How to Budget Janitorial Services

Given the variety of janitorial services on offer, the range of companies offering services, and the types of consumers seeking these services, accurately estimating janitorial costs can be very challenging.  By extension, it is also very difficult for business owners to budget for janitorial services when they initially seek them.  In fact, sometimes janitorial companies themselves struggle to properly price their services.  So how do you go about budgeting for professional cleaning? Know Your Needs First and foremost, it’s important…

Hiring a Janitorial Company

May 23, 2017


As a business owner, you likely know how important it is to maintain your work environment.  Whether you want to ensure the health and safety of your staff or you want to make a good impression for your customers, cleaning services are an important (if not overlooked) aspect of running a business.  So, when it comes to hiring a janitorial company, what do you need to consider?  From the reputation of the company and their cost of services to references…

Should Your Janitorial Company Have Insurance?

April 21, 2017


Should your janitorial company have insurance?  The short answer is yes.  Indeed, any company that contracts professional services should be insured, but this is especially true of janitorial companies.  In fact, reputable janitorial companies will often be covered by a few different types of insurance including auto insurance, liability insurance, and worker’s compensation insurance – and these are just the industry basics. Before we discuss these types of insurance and why they are important, let’s discuss why it’s important for…

How Often Should You Book a Window Cleaning Service?

March 22, 2017


Do you hate cleaning windows?  As if cleaning interior windows wasn’t a hassle enough (it is!), but really…who wants to spend time cleaning exterior windows?  I can’t think of anybody, except maybe the professionals.  No doubt, cleaning outside windows involves a lot of messing around – you’ve got to drag buckets of water and other cleaning supplies up and down ladders to reach higher level windows.  Not to mention the actual work of cleaning the window.  To make a long…