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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|Cleaning, Healthcare, Janitorial|

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|

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|