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Category: Office Cleaning Resources

Why Hire A Cleaning Company for Construction Cleanup?

Up to 30 percent of the waste found in landfills is construction debris. This amounts to over 170 million tons per year. That’s a lot to clean, especially on your own. Meet your project deadlines and maintain your green building status by hiring a company with the same environmentally conscious values as you. Why Choose […]

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Why Your Company Needs a Day Porter Service

In the business world, appearances are everything, especially when it comes to a commercial property. A day porter is an individual who takes care of the details necessary to keep up appearances. This individual works in the background—cleaning spills, stocking supplies, and more—to make a building or office safer, cleaner, and more comfortable for clients […]
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Don’t Let Disinfecting Wipes Destroy the Planet—and Your Bottom Line

Don’t Let Disinfecting Wipes Destroy the Planet—and Your Bottom Line
Disinfecting wipes—they’re seemingly inexpensive, readily available, convenient, disposable, and sometimes smell good. About half of U.S. homes stock the wipes, which are also finding their way into many commercial janitorial supply closets. While small coffee pods make headlines for their landfill-filling follies, consumers may not know that disinfecting wipes are just as bad for the […]
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Get started with composting for your Portland Business

Portland, Oregon is one of the greenest run cities. One  example of this is their composting initiatives. What can be composted right now it is only food scraps. Although paper can be composted the system is not able to handle large volumes of soiled paper like paper towels. For regular paper use your recycling program. […]

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Switch to biodegradable plastic bags to reduce waste in our landfills

Switch to biodegradable plastic bags to reduce waste in our landfills

The typical plastic bag takes decades to centuries to break down once in the landfill. As they degrade they leach their petroleum based chemicals into the soil, affecting the environment. Even the production of these plastics is bad as it’s based on polluting fossil fuels. But there are biodegradable options now. Biodegradable bags  or bio […]

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Workplace Density and Industry Type – Factors You Should Consider When Hiring a Cleaning Company

Workplace Density and Industry Type – Factors You Should Consider When Hiring a Cleaning Company

The average commercial cleaning company will ask you about a space’s size when you want a quote. The best cleaning companies take into consideration square footage, workplace density, and your industry type to provide you with the most accurate estimate possible. As you search for janitorial services, having thorough information will enable you to communicate […]

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Types of Paper Towel Dispensers; Which to choose?

Which paper towel dispenser to use? Mechanical or battery operated? There has been some evidence of cleaning companies converting to simpler systems for ease of use and maintenance. Here are the 4 common types of paper towel dispensers to choose from: C-Fold or Multifold Paper Towel Dispenser As simple as it gets, the classic paper towel […]
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Which Method of Carpet Cleaning is Right for your Business?

On average, each person who walks through your business’ doors brings in about 0.02 ounces of dirt. While this might not seem like much, this amount equals 1 ounce of dirt per day for every 50 people. That’s 16 pounds of dirt per year. While daily vacuuming is beneficial, professional carpet cleaning is best for […]
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Switching to Rolled Paper Towels Saves Money While Being Green

Switching to  Rolled Paper Towels Saves Money While Being Green
Many clients prefer folded paper towels because that is what they are used to and they perceive them as classier. But there is no mechanism in the dispenser to control the amount of paper towel used. Once you educate clients about the different type of dispensers, they can conclude that they are better than just […]
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Benefits of an ongoing maintenance cleaning program for carpets

Benefits of an ongoing maintenance cleaning program for carpets
Most of the time cleaning is done when something becomes soiled. But this can be an inefficient use of time and money. An ongoing maintenance cleaning program can save money, because of the reduction of cleaning products and time spent cleaning. Also the area cleaned looks clean at all times. Your clients will be impressed […]
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