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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|

Why is Training Important in the Cleaning Industry

Much like every other industry, training and career development are essential for any cleaning company that seeks growth and progress in the sector. Training employees provide employees with the required skill set to successfully complete a certain task. There are specific goals within the training itself such as understanding a process or learning to operate [...]

Common Hand Washing Mistakes Your Employees Might Be Making Too

We are all aware of how things like a common cold or flu can often spread like an epidemic, especially in a place of work where people are in close contact with each other all day. Controlling the spread of cold and flu with regular cleaning and disinfecting the facility is definitely a step in [...]

February 25th, 2019|Cleaning, Healthcare, Janitorial|

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|Cleaning, Hard Surface Floor Care, Janitorial|

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|Cleaning, Healthcare, Janitorial|

5 Benefits of Hiring a Professional Janitorial Service for Your Business

On any given day, you and your employees spend most of your waking hours at work. Your office space deserves as much care and maintenance as your home does, if not more. As a busy business owner, the cleaning and upkeep of your office space is just another task on a never-ending to-do list. It [...]

January 14th, 2019|Carpet Cleaning, Cleaning, Janitorial|

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|Cleaning, Healthcare, Janitorial, Special Projects|

Degrees of Clean: When to Use Sanitizers or Disinfectants in Your Healthcare Facility

Healthcare facilities require much higher standards of clean than other commercial facilities to ensure a safe and healthy environment for patients and providers. Without proper cleaning techniques, potentially illness-causing pathogens and bacteria can collect on surfaces or remain in the air. It’s crucial for any healthcare facility to have a firm understanding of the differences [...]

December 8th, 2017|Cleaning, Healthcare, Janitorial, Special Projects|