Tag: Janitorial Services

The human eye can only see so much. Though the electromagnetic spectrum is vast, we only see what we dub “visible light,” radiation (energy) with wavelengths that fall between 390 and 700 nanometers (nm). Above this threshold lies infrared light (between 700 nm and 1 millimeter), which is felt (in the form of heat) but generally unseen by humans without the aid of specific tools, such as filtered goggles and thermography. While most circumstances don’t call for the need to see beyond the v...

This year’s hurricane season has unfortunately already been one for the books, and analysts warn that more storms are likely on the way between now and the end of November (the storm season’s end). While nothing can be done to stave off these destructive storms, individuals and businesses can take several steps to mitigate the degree of damage done to their property. If nothing else, ensuring the health and safety of all personnel should be any business’s main priority. Having reliable fac...

What do janitorial companies, manufacturing plants, and financial firms all have in common? They all need to satisfy their customers and employees to continue to grow and succeed. Achieving stellar customer satisfaction is easier said than done, and the only way to improve your efforts is to know where you stand right now. Fortunately, there is a quantitative method for measuring customer satisfaction, known as Net Promoter Scoring (NPS)®. What is Net Promoter Scoring (NPS)? Established in 20...

In a year already fraught with disaster, 2020’s Atlantic hurricane season is poised to be the second most active season, just behind 2005. By the end of September 2020, the east coast has seen 24 tropical or subtropical cyclones, 23 named storms, 8 minor to moderate hurricanes, and 2 major hurricanes. And experts project that a number of additional storms and/or hurricanes might reach landfall before the end of the season on November 30th. This year’s destruction has already amassed tens of ...

The Budd Group facility management parking lot cleaning

Parking lots often get ignored in the commercial cleaning equation for any number of reasons. However, the condition of a business’ parking lot can speak volumes about its priorities. Once a parking lot begins to deteriorate, it can further fall apart at an exponential rate, creating safety hazards and leading to costly repairs and even legal penalties. Let’s explore how routine cleaning helps make parking lot surfaces look their best and last a long time. Preventing Erosion A neglected pa...

The Budd Group facility management fire safety

The arrival of a novel disease like the one society now faces tends to override most other health and safety concerns. Of course, the presence of COVID-19 does not nullify all other safety protocols, such as fire safety. Indeed, some of the measures taken to prevent the transmission COVID-19 may actually interfere with a facility’s fire protection efforts, potentially creating more of a hazard. To ensure the ongoing safety of all personnel, it is imperative for facility managers to understand ...

The Budd Group janitorial facility management

Material handling is a fundamental function for many industries. Without efficient material handling systems and workers, businesses would lack the ability to send and receive important supplies, allocate resources optimally, properly plan production schedules, manage inventory, and more. Businesses that cannot handle all of these duties in-house must seek experienced, well-trained, well-equipped material handling specialists. Certain janitorial companies include material handling as part of the...

The Budd Group facility safety management

In any line of work, productivity is essential but safety is paramount. Without proper safety protocols, businesses put their entire operation and, more importantly, their people at risk. It goes without saying that these outcomes are bad for business, not to mention they’re bad in their own right. Moreover, employees do their best work in an environment that encourages safety at all times. Therefore, businesses that exemplify their commitment to employee safety tend to be the most successful....

The Budd Group workplace facility management safety

Maintaining a healthy and safe workplace should always be a business’s top priority. And now, amidst the current COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, these efforts are more important than ever. Taking the proper steps to cultivate a healthier and safer work environment will provide peace of mind to your employees, partners, and customers while ensuring that your business remains open and compliant with federal, state, and local mandates. Most importantly, though, these efforts will protect your peopl...

The Budd Group office after coronavirus disinfectant spray service

Fear and confusion can run rampant in unprecedented times like these. And even as more and more businesses get the go-ahead to reopen their doors, owners, managers, employees, and customers alike are bound to have some concerns. This fear is not entirely unfounded, either -- COVID-19 remains a threat in the U.S. and around the world, and much is still unknown about this disease and its lasting effects. Not only that, but business owners also fear being shut down again, whether due to another out...

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