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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|Uncategorized|

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, [...]

March 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

Why do I need Construction Cleaning Services?

As a city’s economy booms, it is not uncommon to see a growth in construction- both new and remodeling. The construction industry is unique in the sense that you need professional cleaning services before and after construction commences. Construction cleaning service is a specialty janitorial service to provide deep cleaning service before, during as well [...]

February 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

5 Common Myths about Hand Sanitizers

Hand sanitizers can play a vital role in keeping us healthy and controlling the spread of infections. Practicing good hand hygiene by washing hands with soap frequently and using hand sanitizers is a very effective way to stay healthy. There are however a few common myths surrounding hand sanitizers and it is important for us [...]

February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

How To Clean And Maintain Rubber Flooring

Rubber flooring is widely used in commercial areas such as cafeterias, hospitals, playgrounds, and gyms. They are a great choice for high traffic areas, are durable, safe to move around, shock absorbent and sanitary. These are just a few of the many reasons, a number of facilities are moving toward rubber flooring. A few basic [...]

January 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|

What you need to know about Mold and Mildew

Mold and Mildew are fungi that thrive and grow in moist environments. Outdoors in nature, molds are essential for decomposing organisms and regenerating soil. Indoors, however, molds can be detrimental to your health. Mold is usually green, white or black and can look thick and fuzzy. Mildew is mold in earlier stages. Mildew is usually [...]

January 25th, 2019|Mold Damage|

7 Steps To Prevent The Spread of Infections in Hospitals

7 According to the Center for Disease Control(CDC), one in 25 patients have to deal with a hospital-acquired infection or HAIs. HAIs can cause permanent damage to a patient’s health, lead to high health care costs as well as give your hospital a bad reputation. To limit patients’ exposure to dangerous pathogens, it is important [...]

January 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Setting-Specific Cleaning Protocols in Healthcare Facilities

When it comes to your janitorial healthcare cleaning crew, do you they know the difference in cleaning standards for the various rooms in your facility? An examination room will have different health code requirements than an isolation or operating room. As a healthcare professional or facility manager, you can rest assured that ServiceMaster Elite Cleaning [...]

December 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|