The Dirtiest Places in Your Office

You and your colleagues spend a great deal of time in the office each day, which equates to a constant exchange of germs and bacteria in the air. As it turns out, certain spots in your office are far dirtier than others. If you want to avoid getting sick, be sure that the following areas receive extra cleaning attention each week! The Doorknob According to recent research, a single doorknob in the workplace can spread …

3 Major Consequences of Cutting Corners on Commercial Cleaning

Whether you manage a movie theater, fitness center, country club, car dealership, or office building, there are certain products and services that your customers expect you to deliver in a reliable and friendly fashion. However, it is important to remember that many other aspects of your business will sway consumer behavior just as heavily as the quality of your goods and services. The cleanliness and organization of your building, for instance, is very influential in …

Does Your Business Have Sick Building Syndrome?

Do people in your office seem to get sick at an alarming rate? Do your nose and eyes get itchy at the cubicle or in the conference room? You are not alone. A World Health Organization study showed that the occupants of up to 30% of new and recently remodeled buildings complain about air quality. The EPA defines sick building syndrome, or SBS, as a propensity for discomfort, mucus membrane irritation, chills, fevers, and even …

Don’t Spread it Around: How to Protect Yourself (and Others) in Public Restrooms

Nobody is excited to visit a busy public restroom when nature calls. What microscopic horrors could be lurking, just waiting to make them sick? The good news is that practicing good hygiene and using a few easy tips can greatly reduce your chances of picking up a bug in the bathroom. Although public restrooms, especially toilet seats and faucet handles, are known to harbor pathogens such as E. coli, streptococcus, hepatitis A, staphylococcus, and the …

Dirty Bathrooms Drive Customers Away

Many business owners do not stop to consider how their business image is affected by apparently incidental details like the cleanliness of their bathrooms or parking lots. In actuality, many members of the public are prone to judge a business by the appearance of its site, which is why every business should consider professional cleaning and maintenance. When you spend the majority of your time at your place of business, you might stop seeing it …