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What to Do When Your Home Suffers from Storm Damage

What needs to be done with residential and commercial properties in New Orleans that have suffered severe water damage from storms? No matter the cause, there are steps you can take to mitigate the damages. For advice on what you can do, ServiceMaster Elite Cleaning Services has put together these steps to recovery for storm damage on your property. Should [...]

Sanitizing Your Office – How Often is Enough?

Usually around spring time, more and more people are hiring services to go for an in-depth cleaning of their offices. However, spring shouldn’t be the only season that pushes you to clean up and sanitize your office. You and your staff spend lots of your time in the office; therefore, it is necessary for your [...]

What are HCAHPS Scores and Why Do They Matter to Your Medical Facility?

HCAHPS scores are a way for patients to provide feedback to healthcare facilities. HCAHPS is an acronym for Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems. There are several categories that influence the overall score: the patients’ perception of the attractiveness of the facility, the cleanliness of the area, and the interaction between staff and [...]

October 25th, 2017|Cleaning, Healthcare, Janitorial, Special Projects|

Popular Cleaning Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

What immediately comes to your mind when it comes to cleaning? Generally, we've learned to trust the advice on cleaning this or that as handed down by generations but is there some actual truth to the tips or are they all myths kept alive when it comes to cleaning? The following are some myths that [...]

October 17th, 2017|Cleaning|

What to Do When You Experience a Flood

Flooding can happen suddenly and unexpectedly, especially if it’s related to a natural disaster or other type of extreme weather. It’s important to know some basic safety procedures as well as know how to differentiate floodwaters depending on their source. Always remember that personal safety comes first and that cleaning up floodwater should always be [...]

October 10th, 2017|Disaster Restoration, Mold Damage, Water Damage|

Cleaning the Green Way

One of the major headlines these days is green cleaning. For those who know little about this technique, green cleaning is the unique combination of cleaning products, equipment, methodologies, and procedures that is based on maximizing cleaning efficiency while minimizing the negative impact on the environment and health of people. Green cleaning is aimed to [...]

October 3rd, 2017|Carpet Cleaning, Cleaning, Janitorial, Upholstery|

3 Crucial Janitorial Skills Needed for Proper Healthcare Cleaning

Healthcare facility cleaning requires more comprehensive knowledge of commercial cleaning than any other janitorial service. With a variety of regulatory agencies to answer to as well as remaining in compliance with specific health codes, the stakes are higher than any other industry. If you are a facility manager for any type of healthcare facility, it’s [...]

September 26th, 2017|Cleaning, Healthcare, Janitorial, Special Projects|

Cleaning Shouldn’t Be a Headache

Cleanliness is a state of being clean and free from dirt. Also, it is the process of achieving and maintaining that state. We may have a brief gist of knowledge about cleaning services and what precisely are their intentions. So, what are cleaning services? Well, you can term it as an agency which renders cleaning [...]

September 8th, 2017|Cleaning, Janitorial|

Post Construction Cleaning: What to Clean After the Dirty Work is Done

Once a big construction or renovation project is complete, there’s always just as big a mess leftover. Besides the basic cleanup involved of removing large debris and returning tools and equipment, a critical part of post construction cleaning is removing all the dust that was produced. Construction projects generate an immense amount of dust from [...]

August 31st, 2017|Cleaning, Special Projects|

Is Your Home Properly Insured for a Disaster?

Many homes in the United States are underinsured. This can happen when people decide to skimp on their homeowner’s insurance as a way to cut costs or don’t have a full understanding of what their policy covers. People also tend to forget to work with their insurance provider on adjustments when making changes or renovations [...]

August 28th, 2017|Disaster Restoration, Home Insurance|