Did you know you can save between $600-$1200 per pound of soil removal by using a properly maintained entryway matting system? Removing dirt from your facility’s floors through sweeping, vacuuming, and mopping is time-consuming and costly, but using entry mats can dramatically reduce the presence of tracked dirt on your floors helping to save you money on removal costs.
Winter can be harsh on your facility’s hard floors so it’s important to take a different approach in the winter to account for increased soils and winter weather. The processes that would typically work during the summer or other seasons may not work now to keep your floors protected. As winter approaches, you may be wondering what changes you might need to make to your hard floor maintenance routine to protect and extend the life of your floors.
You’re probably familiar with the increased cleaning demands of winter, and you might be wondering how you’re going to keep up this year.
When maintaining your VCT (vinyl composition tile) flooring, it’s important to know how to keep it looking its best for enhanced facility appearance, lower maintenance costs, and extended floor life.
The cleanliness of your facility is a priority, especially given the value placed on cleaning and disinfecting during the COVID-19 pandemic. But, keeping your facility clean can be expensive, especially during labor and product shortages.
Over the last several years, autonomous cleaning equipment has continually risen in popularity as businesses seek ways to increase cleaning efficiencies and boost staff productivity. Labor shortages, tight budgets, and the ongoing battle against COVID-19 and other viruses, like cold & flu, have only further spiked interest in autonomous cleaning equipment as a way to do more during a cleaning shift. Autonomous cleaning equipment is designed to work remotely and independently, reducing cleaning staff involvement.
Autoscrubbers are valuable in speeding up the process of cleaning the floors in your building. Unfortunately, while using a floor scrubber, you may have noticed a bad odor coming from the machine. When this happens, it may be difficult to know exactly what’s causing it or how to fix it.
As an establishment that purchases compostable food packaging, you may have noticed that some of your items are labeled as commercially compostable.
Labor accounts for a large amount of any business's costs. In fact, it’s the greatest cost for most businesses. With that being said, finding ways to improve your janitorial team’s efficiency is likely a priority. However, identifying ways to streamline cleaning tasks without sacrificing your facility’s cleanliness, health, and safety may seem like a daunting task, especially now. You’re likely faced with labor shortages, greater cleaning expectations, tighter budgets, and tougher standards. All of which further emphasize the need for efficient cleaning practices.