Whether you are a small business owner or are responsible for maintenance in a large company, there is one vital aspect you will always need to consider: keeping the premises clean and organized.
Cleaning is often one of the last problems one has in mind when running a business, but making sure the place where you work and meet your customers is neat and orderly has a major impact on your company’s success. At the same time, developing a janitorial department may be a too complicated or burdensome task. We understand both the importance and the difficulties of having a clean office, and our recommendation is to outsource your janitorial services. Here are the benefits you’ll enjoy by leaving this to the experts:
Your Staff can Focus on Generating Revenue
It’s common for small businesses to count on their employees to keep things tidy at the workplace, but this is not a good idea if you want people to focus on what matters most. Completing cleaning tasks such as emptying trash cans, cleaning restrooms and dusting is time-consuming and distracts employees from their work. Moreover, this makes them feel that their skills are not important to you and creates resentment among the staff.
You Save Time and Money
By outsourcing janitorial services, not only will you make sure your employees have plenty of time available to concentrate on doing their job, but they will also become more efficient. Calling to the services of an expert also helps you save money because you don’t need to hire an employee just to do the cleaning and support all the associated costs.
You are Portraying the Right Image
Making a first impression about a business is just a matter of seconds – your clients and partners will notice in a blink if desks are cluttered, the floors have not been mopped in weeks, and the air in your office is stale. In such circumstances, the prospects of a business meeting at your office are bleak. On the other hand, a tidy office will foster a positive outcome of your work interactions and make you look more professional.
Productivity depends on a large extent on your state of mind. A messy workplace has a negative impact on your capacity to complete tasks fast and accurately, because your mind is distracted and you often waste time looking for missing folders or office items.
You Get the Best Cleaning Results
A professional janitorial service will always do a better job than someone in your staff – they are experienced, use high-quality equipment and professional cleaning products, and do their work fast. By outsourcing cleaning in your company, you will make sure the kitchen will be a pleasant place to eat, restrooms will be sanitized properly, and office equipment won’t become a health hazard.
Outsourcing janitorial services may be more advantageous and affordable then you think; hiring someone to do the cleaning at your workplace is not an additional expense, but a way to spend money instead of valuable time that your staff can use more effectively. Think in terms of return on investment – you will spend a certain amount of money on this type of service, but benefits will definitely exceed expenses.
By Cliff Derksen
Owner of First Impressions Janitorial
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