TOP FIVE COMMERCIAL SPRING CLEANING TIPS

April 24, 2014

By Gene Rhodes 

1. Clean to prevent spring fever

Concerned about Spring Fever in your facilities? Regular cleaning of high touchpoints such as door knobs, light switches and bathroom surfaces can reduce the chance of spreading allergens, baacteria and viruses such as colds and flu. Encourage occupants to wash their hands frequenty, use hand sanitizers and if they must sneeze, to do so into their elbows. 

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2. Be prepared when disaster strikes

Spring can spawn thunderstorms, flooding and other severe weather. Who you call, and how quickly you call, with a water main leak or other catastrophic water or fire loss is extremely important. ServiceMaster Quality Services is here to help you back in business, or back in your home, with fast peace of mind service and can even help you plan in advance of the disaster. Interested in how this works then please look into further at this link. 

 

3. Spring clean your carpet and upholstery

Spring showers can bring water, dirt and residue into your facilities with every step. Protect your carpet investment this Spring with a carpet maintenance program, helping extend its life by up to 3 years. Successful carpet care helps keep soiling from becoming apparent and incorporate vacuuming, spot removal and periodic deep cleaning. Have your facilities surveyed to identify the high, medium and low traffic areas now by a professional, certified, cleaning service to get their recommendations on how to properly address this important area of your facilities. Technician Extraction Cleaning Carpets

 

 

4. Reduce slip and fall accidents

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics and the National Safety Council, slips and falls are the third largest cause of workplace injuries and the single largest cause of Emergency Room visits. The average slip and fall injury costs $28,000. A customer, tenant or employee injuring themselves on a wet or dirty floor can have major impact on your business reputation and liability exposure. ServiceMaster Quality Services, in parternershp with Slip and Fall Solutions, now offers slip-resistant floor refinishing.

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5. Go green and save green

Green isn’t just the color of Spring. Consider the environmental impact when maintaining a clean and healthy facility. What if you could Go Green and save money? ServiceMaster Quality Services exclusive Capture and Removal Cleaning system uses innovative cleaning products, equipment and processes to set the new standard for increased efficiency and cost-savings in green cleaning. Go Green this Spring and you’ll be blooming in new savings opportunities and providng a more healthy facility for you, your staff, your tenants, and your customers. 

 

 

 

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