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5 Money-Saving Tips For The Housekeeping Department At Your Hospital

When the economy takes a downturn, everyone gets affected including hospitals. Hospitals can often have large running costs, especially with their housekeeping department. A few simple tips will help you cut back on expenditure without having to compromise on patient care and the safety and wellbeing of your patients and employees. Fewer Trash Liners A [...]

May 29th, 2019|Cleaning, Healthcare, Janitorial|

Precautions To Take When Using High-Level Disinfectants

Precautions To Take When Using High-Level Disinfectants High-Level Disinfectants (HLD) are used specifically in health care facilities to clean and disinfect semi-critical surfaces and eliminate all kinds of microorganisms other than bacterial spores. However, since HLDs contain harsh chemicals, proper precautions are required to use them to ensure the safety of healthcare professionals. High-Level Disinfectants [...]

May 21st, 2019|Cleaning, Healthcare, Industrial Cleaning, Janitorial|

Essential Cleaning Supplies That Should Part of Your Supplies Cart

Maintaining a clean, sanitary and germ-free environment is essential at any medical facility. Regular professional cleaning ensures a clean and safe environment for your patients as well as employees. No matter the size of your healthcare facility, there are a few essential cleaning supplies that should be part of the supplies cart. Some of the [...]

May 16th, 2019|Cleaning, Healthcare, Janitorial|

Three Wonderful Tips To Keep Your Home With Pets Smelling Fresh

We all love our pets and they bring us a lot of happiness to our lives. However, it can often be a challenge to keep our home smelling fresh and clean. With pet hair that might accumulate on your carpets and upholstery to small pet accidents, keeping your home clean and smelling good can be [...]

Three Reasons To Hire Professional Cleaners For Your Hard Surface Floors

While most hard surface floors such as vinyl, linoleum, and concrete are hardy and not as high-maintenance as carpets, don’t make the mistake of thinking that they don’t need special maintenance too. Yes, they might not accumulate dirt and debris as much as carpeted floors, but they do get dirty and can get scratched or [...]

What is Sick Building Syndrome and How Can You Avoid It?

As defined by U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) is when occupants of a building experience acute ill health symptoms, however, no specific illness or cause can be identified. It can be easy to confuse SBS with a virus like a cold and flu virus. However, unlike a cold or flu virus, [...]

Eco-Friendly Tips for Beginners

The safety and well-being of family and friends are of the utmost importance to almost all of us. People take all possible measures to ensure good health for our children, partners, friends and our pets. However, there is one sphere where we are not as cautious and that is in our cleaning supplies closets. Our [...]

Tips for keeping commercial bathrooms clean

As a commercial building manager, you might be familiar with the challenges of keeping a commercial bathroom clean and sanitized. Commercial bathrooms typically see a high footfall which often leads to restrooms needing cleaning more frequently. Obviously when it comes to bathrooms hygiene is of paramount importance for the health and well-being of your employees [...]

March 22nd, 2019|Cleaning, Hard Surface Floor Care, Janitorial|

What is the difference between Pathogen, Viruses, and Bacteria

Pathogens, bacteria, and viruses are often interchangeably used to refer to microorganisms, a few of which are considered harmful to health. The aisles in a grocery market are lined with products, some claiming to get rid of all pathogens, a few claiming to eliminate all possible viruses.  Often due to lack of correct information, there [...]

March 12th, 2019|Cleaning, Hard Surface Floor Care, Healthcare, Janitorial|

5 Tips for Organizing Your Office Supply Closet

A well-organized supply closet is essential for effective cleaning and managing a facility. If your office supply closet is an unorganized mess, chances are it is going to be avoided more than it is going to be utilized. Our professionals at Service Master Elite Cleaning Service have 5 simple tips to organize your office supply [...]

March 6th, 2019|Cleaning, Janitorial|