How to Create an Office Cleaning Program
Not everyone is an expert on office cleaning which is why many people look to us for guidance on how to create an office cleaning program. Questions many clients have are how often should I be cleaning certain areas, what cleaning supplies should I use and are certain areas even worth cleaning? These are all important questions when developing or improving an office cleaning program. He is our advice on how to better understand and answer these questions.
Step 1: Analyze
We always recommend taking a step back and looking at your office space through a customer’s perspective. This allows you to be critical of your own image and identify things you may ignore or not be aware of. Walk around your office and identify which areas and aspects of your office could be improved in terms of cleanliness and organization. You should also pay special attention to high traffic areas such as hallways and entrances. Once you have analyzed your office you can get a better identify your cleaning needs.
Step 2: Talk to Your Employees
The next step is to talk to your employees and get their perspective, after all a clean office is a happy and productive office. Perhaps a certain cleaning supply bothers a certain employee? Perhaps your employees have their own advice on how your office can improve? Educating your employees is also important. For example, activities such as not washing hands, eating at your desk and being cluttered at your desk all increase the chance of catching and spreading germs. You can even motivate your employees to stay clean an organized by holding a clean desk contest!
Step 3: Consult an Office Cleaning Company
Once you have identified what needs to be cleaned in your office, and gotten your employees perspective finding out a way to execute your cleaning needs is the last step. That is where we come in. Consulting an office cleaning company can give you insight to more technical aspects of office cleaning. For example, what cleaning supplies you need, what services you need and how often you need them.
Here are a few additional resources to help with your office cleaning:
5 Office Cleaning Tips
Time Saving Office Cleaning Tips
Keeping Your Office Clean With Your Employees