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A diverse and bustling city like Nashville, Tennessee features businesses of various sizes across all industries. But whether your workplace is big or small, maintaining a clean, organized environment is imperative to your continued success. Of course, budgetary restraints might give you pause when it comes to your cleaning routine. To save money upfront, you might decide to keep your maintenance in-house or hire a cheaper, less reputable provider. As it turns out, though, settling on lower-q...

Every industry is unique, and so are the many businesses that make up a given industry. That said, there is at least one constant that rings true for all organizations, regardless of their purpose or scope: cleanliness is key to overall success.  A clean, well-organized work environment keeps staff members safe and healthy and leaves a lasting impression on customers, guests, and partners. But the resources, methods, and requirements for maintaining a clean facility may differ from one busin...

The movement to “go green” may have seemed like a fleeting fad at first, but two decades later, individuals and organizations are still working hard to minimize their negative impact on the environment. Indeed, businesses in nearly every industry have made efforts towards greater sustainability, including janitorial companies.  Some of these cleaning providers set themselves apart by joining organizations dedicated to environmental best practices, such as the U.S. Green Building Council ...

As a facility manager or office manager, you know the importance of commercial office cleaning. But there are two big questions to answer when planning your office cleaning project: how many commercial cleaning services do you need, and how often should cleaning be done? Planning office cleaning projects means hiring a janitorial team that helps you meet your goals for a safe facility, a healthy building, and an inviting workspace. You should be working with a janitorial team that shares your...

If you’ve never given it much thought, you might think that all cleaning services are more or less the same. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Some providers hold themselves to a higher standard than others.  This difference in quality is often reflected in the cost of your services, and for good reason. High-quality janitorial services abide by multiple industry standards that ensure maximum cleanliness and safety, optimal performance, and environmentally friendly outcom...

No building could remain functional, beautiful, and sanitary for long without janitorial services. Religious facilities are no exception. Indeed, maintaining a clean, distraction-free sanctuary is paramount to fostering a strong community and encouraging new members to join.  While all cleaning tasks warrant attention and care, cleaning churches, synagogues, mosques, and other religious facilities requires additional caution and reverence, even if the cleaning crew is not affiliated with the...

Some people love their jobs and take pride in whatever work they do, while others dread the workday and find meaning in other ventures. No matter what you do or how you feel about your job, there’s no denying that there’s work to be done. When we’re so entrenched in our own tasks, we might not think about the many kinds of jobs other people perform to keep society up and running. Some of these jobs, like cleaning and janitorial jobs, might be considered undesirable, but more often than ...

Confidentiality is key across industries. And while many businesses now store their sensitive information on secure digital servers, paper documents are far from extinct. Indeed, according to a report by the Environmental Paper Network, worldwide paper use is actually on the rise and has now surpassed 400 million tons annually. As we learn more about the negative impact paper waste can have on the environment, some businesses have begun to seek ways to reduce paper usage and develop recycling...

As the world economy continues to open up and workers around the globe gain more vocational mobility, various cultures and languages have rapidly come together across industries. Hospitality cleaning services make up one of the largest sectors with multilingual workers. This growing prominence of the multicultural workplace has made many organizations more dynamic, forward-thinking, and globally-minded.  However, this change has brought about some barriers, too, most notably in terms of comm...

Each year, American companies produce loads of wealth, innovation, and opportunities. Unfortunately, they also produce plenty of waste. Wasted paper is the biggest culprit, making up about 70% of all U.S. office waste. All of this trash has to go somewhere, namely landfills, which are quickly piling up and harming the environment. Fortunately, recent years have seen a paradigm shift toward sustainability and recycling. Many companies are finding ways to produce less waste each year. Recycling...

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2018, the employee-population ratio for those with a disability was just 19.1%, compared to 65.9% for those without a disability. While this ratio is a slight increase from 2017, thousands of citizens with a disability continue to struggle to find meaningful, well-paying work. This is a difficult situation to remedy because many jobs require actions that some disabilities prevent or hinder, such as lifting heavy objects, communicating with ...

We want to do everything in our power to keep our children safe and healthy. However, school and daycare settings can become riddled with germs, especially if these facilities aren’t maintained properly. Hiring quality janitorial services is one way to ensure that these facilities remain clean and sanitary. But even the best providers can only do so much. It’s ultimately up to everyone inside a school or daycare to keep it as safe as possible for everyone. Here are some important safe cleani...

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