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Excellent Quality

  If you want the best for your business, you must hire a janitorial services provider that can live up to and surpass your standards. The bare minimum won’t cut it. Not only should your provider deliver the best results, but they must also constantly work toward improving their efforts and meeting your needs as they evolve. So, when screening various janitorial providers, find out if they have some kind of quality assurance program in place. Here are seven things to look for in a stella...

A company is only as strong as its workforce. Without good employees, a business will become stagnant and struggle to survive. That’s why here at The Budd Group, we don’t want to hire just anyone -- we want to hire the very best.  But what does “the best” mean to us? As it turns out, we look for a number of traits in our hires for janitorial jobs and other positions. Let’s outline 5 key qualities we value when hiring for janitorial positions. 1. Hard-Working First and foremost, w...

Nashville, Tennessee may have its fair share of cleaning companies, but they’re not certainly not all the same. When it comes to maintaining your property, equipment, and reputation, you don’t want to choose just any janitorial provider. You need an experienced team that’s able and willing to meet your business’s specific needs. To narrow your search, it helps to keep a handful of key considerations in mind. Here are some important things to ask prospective commercial cleaning companies ...

Seven Easy Productivity Hacks For Work

A little effort goes a surprisingly long way. Here are the easy ways to be more productive 1. Plan your week “You don’t need to come up with a detailed, hour-by-hour schedule, but spending a few minutes at the weekend planning what you hope to accomplish during the week ahead can be a great way to set yourself up for success come Monday morning,” says journalist and productivity expert Emily Price. “Divide the responsibilities you have for the week into specific days. This practice...

In a turbulent modern economy that has seen the quick collapse of several industries, certain careers have managed to remain stable and even thrived. Careers in janitorial services are among these resilient positions. Indeed, the janitorial service industry has not only resisted the pendulum swing of economic change but is growing at a faster rate than most other industries in the U.S. The Rise of the Janitorial Workforce According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the projected percent chang...

Nashville, Tennessee is home to some of the best hospitals in the country. The city also has no shortage of other healthcare facilities, such as adult care centers, rehabilitation clinics, ambulatory surgical centers, primary care facilities, and so much more. While each of these facilities serves different purposes, they all share at least one thing in common: they must all abide by strict healthcare cleaning guidelines and standards. It’s not enough to just make a health center look nice ...

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...

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