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Commercial Cleaning: A Calgary Small Business Owner's Dream

Calgary Commercial Cleaning

Calgary Commercial Cleaning

Being a small business owner has its ups and downs. The pride of ownership and seeing your business grow is what keeps you going. However, being a small business often means that the extra task of cleaning falls to you. After a long day of meeting customer needs, assisting staff, and managing administrative duties, the job of cleaning still needs to be done. And although you have tried hiring the job out, the cleaning was always below average and unreliable. 

Wearing so many hats is exhausting and eventually leads to burn out for many entrepreneurs. You've worked too hard to let that be your story. Let us help. Calgary Trusted Cleaners has trained, professional cleaners at a competitive rate, ready to create a fresh environment for you to do business. We have built a strong reputation across businesses and industries by providing thorough and reliable service at high quality standards. 

We will create an accountability checklist, based on your needs and wants, guaranteeing your complete satisfaction. You can trust our staff to be meticulous and detailed in their cleaning, getting to areas you never had time or energy for. 

Experience the relief of knowing that the job of maintaining your stores cleanliness is covered, regularly and dependably. And with your new-found time, you can focus your energies back into what you are best at: building your business. Walking into a freshly cleaned workplace every day is priceless. You'll only wish you had called us sooner.

Contact us today to get a quote and once again begin experiencing the joys of being a small business owner.

Does Your Office Look Worse Than You Think?

Commercial cleaning

If you have a small office, chances are you don't have your own cleaning staff. Hiring a full-time employee would be a waste of money, and the few hours a week you need someone to come in are not particularly tempting in this job market. You may think you are getting by with having your employees handle the janitorial work, but chances are visitors to your office are seeing something much different. Here are five areas that you are overlooking that are making your office look unkept.

Doorways

Look at the jambs of your doors and light switch panels in your offices. Doorways are common employee hangout spots. Ink, dirt and food build up slowly and often go unnoticed by office staff, but not by visitors.

Vents

Do you know when the last time someone dusted your vents was? In some offices, the answer is never. Not only are the wads of dust unsightly, they also contribute to allergies – making your workers less productive.

Chair Rails & Fixtures

Just look at that dust! Even if you don't notice it, your clients do. Grungy light fixtures, dusty chair rails and muddy kickplates are some of the first things noticed by clients trapped in your reception area.

Carpet Odors

If you've ever noticed a bit of a smell, chances are it is even more noticeable to someone who isn't in your office every day. These odors are often caused by unmaintained carpets and upholstery.

Toilets

Just wiping down the seat and bowl isn't enough. The accumulation of urine and debris around the base of the toilet is common, and often overlooked. You also need to make sure the hinges of your lids are kept clean if you don't want to offend your guests.

Small things build up over time, slipping under your radar. Your clients come into your office with fresh eyes. Hiring a cleaning contractor can be an affordable and flexible solution to keeping everybody happy. Contact Calgary Trusted Cleaners online or by phone at 403-464-4049 for a service quote today.

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8 Key Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Professional Cleaning Service for Your Office

Hiring a professional cleaning service

Rather than hiring a full-time janitor, many companies are choosing to hire commercial cleaning companies for their office cleaning needs.

 

Cleaning companies come in many types and sizes. If you’re looking for the right professional cleaning company for your office, there are a few questions you should ask first. Start with these 8:

1.     What services do you offer?

Each business will have unique requirements depending on your budget, office traffic, and office amenities. You’ll need carpet steam cleaning and vacuuming if your office is carpeted and floor polishing if it is not. And if your office has many windows, window cleaning is a must.

2.     How many years have you been in business?

The number of years the company has been in business will tell you about the experience that they carry. You can be ensured that they have developed a system for cleaning and dealing with the business side of it all. It means they’ve encountered and dealt with the many issues that commonly arise.

3.     Do you have insurance?

Without insurance, you might be liable in the unfortunate event that a cleaner gets hurt while cleaning your facility.

4.     Do you clean other offices similar to mine?

If you happen to know the other offices that are similar to yours that they may clean for, you’ll get an idea of the quality of service they deliver.

5.     What kind of training do your employees undergo?  

For professional cleaners to deliver quality service, they need to undergo comprehensive training. They should know how to use the products and equipment safely. Training also involves learning how to conduct themselves professionally.

6.     What’s your process for screening employees?

The reality is that the turnover rates can be quite high in the cleaning service industry. Ask the cleaning company you are considering using what their hiring process is.

Apart from meeting the necessary qualifications, do they conduct personality testing, verify previous employment, criminal records, and check for references? What do they do to maintain a good reputation in the professional cleaner industry through the people they employ?

7.     What kind of products and equipment do you use?

It would be ideal if your cleaning service used safe products that wouldn’t put your employees at any health risk. Some products are very effective at cleaning; however, they may leave a residue that contains toxins that can be harmful. Also, if the cleaning company that you hire uses old equipment such as an old vacuum cleaner, it will probably be quite loud and will consume more power.

8.     What are your quality standards?

It’s important to know how the company measures quality on a regular basis. Do they perform checks or touch base with all their clients to ensure that they are satisfied with the service? Does each team that works at a site have a quality checklist that they go through before closing a job?

Hiring a professional cleaning company doesn’t need to be a daunting task. Be prepared to ask these questions if you want to find one that is right for you.

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