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Top 10 Reasons Customers Hire Janitorial Services

Top 10 Reasons Customers Hire Janitorial Services

10.  Cleaning is hard work. 9.  Customers want to focus on their business, not cleaning. 8.  Customers do not want to hire, fire or manage janitors. 7.  Customers do not want to research or purchase cleaning equipment. 6.  Customers want cleaning experts to assist with building maintenance issues. 5.  Clean buildings attract customers. 4.  Clean [...]

May 12, 2014 Beth Elliott Importance of Clean, Miscellaneous, Uncategorized 0

Four Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Microfiber Mops – Part II

Four Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Microfiber Mops – Part II

Last time we learned about two mistakes you want to avoid when using a microfiber mopping system.  Today we’re going to learn about two other mistakes you need to avoid.   Mistake #3:  Using a dry pad.  Microfiber mopping systems are pretreated with a specific amount of water and cleaning solution to effectively cover 200 to 400 [...]

August 16, 2013 Melanie Thomas Cleaning Tips, Importance of Clean 0

Four Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Microfiber Mops – Part I

Four Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Microfiber Mops – Part I

 Microfiber mopping systems are great.  They clean better than traditional mops.  They are more efficient than traditional mops.  And they eliminate cross contamination.  However, using microfiber mopping systems correctly is critical if you want your floors as clean as you’d like them.  Here are four mistakes you want to avoid when using a microfiber mopping [...]

August 1, 2013 Melanie Thomas Cleaning Products, Cleaning Tips, Importance of Clean 0

Study Shows Cleanliness Matters Most to Restaurant Customers

Study Shows Cleanliness Matters Most to Restaurant Customers

Technomic, a leading food industry consulting firm, performed a survey in 2011 that showed that many customers consider restaurant cleanliness to be more important than the quality of the food.  According to the survey of customers throughout the U.S., the cleanliness of restaurant premises, as well as the cleanliness of tableware, was consistently ranked as [...]

July 11, 2013 Melanie Thomas Cleaning Tips, Employees, Importance of Clean 0

It’s All About the Restrooms!

It’s All About the Restrooms!

 A few years ago the business management guru and New York Times bestselling author Tom Peters wrote a book titled The Little Big Things – 163 Ways to Pursue Excellence.  As you would expect, the book explores 163 different nuggets of wisdom that managers and business owners can use to pursue greatness in business. On [...]

May 3, 2013 Melanie Thomas Importance of Clean 0

Four Costly Mistakes You Might Be Making in Your Building

Four Costly Mistakes You Might Be Making in Your Building

Mistake #1:  Failing to use floor mats.  If you’re not using floor mats, your building will be dirtier than it needs to be. Advice:  Use floor mats.  They prevent A LOT of dirty from entering your building. Mistake #2:  Using an old fashioned mop and mop bucket to mop your floors.  Mops and mop buckets [...]

February 18, 2013 david Importance of Clean, Miscellaneous 0

Will You Live a Healthier Life if Your Building is Clean?

Will You Live a Healthier Life if Your Building is Clean?

Clean buildings are healthy buildings.  This is true for three reasons. Reason #1: If you clean your office regularly and you clean it well, your employees shouldn’t get sick at work as often.  Germs cause sickness.  They cause the flu and colds.  If you use a disinfectant to clean, you will kill or eliminate the [...]

November 15, 2012 david Importance of Clean 0

Clean Your Office and Decrease Employee Turnover

Clean Your Office and Decrease Employee Turnover

Would you like to decrease employee turnover?  Then clean your building.  I mean really clean it.  People like to work in clean places. The management at Quik Trip have figured this out.  We discussed Quik Trip a few days ago on this blog.  Quik Trip has clean convenience stores and customers like it. Well, there [...]

October 5, 2012 david Cleaning Tips, Importance of Clean 0

Clean Pays – Part II

Clean Pays – Part II

When was the last time you visited a place that was dirty?  A place with sticky floors and dusty lampshades?  Did you want to go there again?  Of course not!  People do not like dirty places. People avoid places that are not clean. I live near Oklahoma City.  There used to be a restaurant here [...]

July 27, 2012 david Importance of Clean 0

Clean Pays! – Part I

Clean Pays! – Part I

You’re in business to make money.  You’re in business to get and keep customers.  Therefore, you need to understand that having a clean workplace can help your workplace increase revenue (or decrease expenses). Customers are attracted to places that are really neat and clean.  They look for reasons to go back to these places. A [...]

July 27, 2012 david Importance of Clean 0