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3 Reasons to Hire a Professional Cleaning Service for a Medical Facility

New Orleans area, contact Service Master Elite Cleaning Services for a consult today!  According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) over 1.7 million people in the country suffer from some type of infection that they pick up while in a medical facility. These are sobering numbers considering these are the very same medical facilities [...]

September 12th, 2019|Cleaning, Healthcare, Janitorial|

Commercial Carpet Cleaning and Indoor Air Quality

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor air can be 2 to 5 times more polluted than outside air. They also rank indoor air pollutants among the top 5 environmental risks to public health. If you might be wondering why the indoor air would be so polluted, here are a few reasons: Newer buildings [...]

September 10th, 2019|Carpet Cleaning, Cleaning, Professional Carpet Cleaning|

Risks and Liability Concerns Of Cleaning Your Own Business

Companies often believe that cleaning their own business instead of employing a professional cleaning company is better and more budget friendly. However, assigning cleaning duties to your employees could be putting them and your organization at risk. Slip-and-fall injuries are pretty common among janitorial employees so are injuries from climbing ladders or lifting heavy objects. [...]

September 5th, 2019|Cleaning, Janitorial|

5 Steps To Take Before Moving Into A New Facility

When your business is growing, chances are you might need more working space too and might need to move to a new commercial facility. When moving into a new facility, it is important to make sure that your new building is move-in ready to avoid any downtime or loss in productivity. These 5 steps from [...]

August 29th, 2019|Carpet Cleaning, Cleaning, Janitorial|

Where Do Germs Hide In Your Office?

When we think of a clean workspace, we think of clean restrooms, empty trash cans, clean floors, and dust-free desktops. While we do think a tidy and clean office space is important, there are a few spots in the office which can be a breeding ground for germs and are often ignored. These germs can [...]

August 27th, 2019|Cleaning, Janitorial|

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 [...]