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As you prepare for your office reopening (if you’re not back already), it’s a great time to revisit your current cleaning and maintenance practices. You’ll want to begin by developing an office cleaning schedule that breaks down the frequency of certain tasks. For instance, desks and keyboards should be wiped down once a day, and vacuuming might occur once or twice a week. Certain cleaning duties might not be as clear-cut, however. While office furniture, carpeting, and other upholstered ...

As more and more businesses embark on their office reopening strategy after several turbulent months, they must reinvigorate their efforts to keep their facilities clean and safe for all employees, guests, and customers. Most of us know that dust can be a nuisance, but dust can also become a more serious hazard, especially as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Industries such as manufacturing and construction pose the highest risk of dust-related problems, but even small offices mus...

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Disposable gloves can be immensely useful across industries and for a variety of tasks, preventing cross-contamination, protecting the skin from direct contact with viruses and bacteria, and more. However, the expendable nature of these gloves creates enormous amounts of waste, especially now during the COVID-19 pandemic when PPE (personal protective equipment) usage is at an all-time high. Not only is this waste an environmental hazard -- it’s also a drain on any business’s bottom line. Sim...

There are many reasons to carpet your office floors. Carpeted floors offer near-infinite design and color possibilities, reduce the risk of slips, trips, and falls, and help protect the underlying floor from impact, moisture, and other threats. Still, carpeting is often high-maintenance, especially if your workplace is relatively busy. If you don’t stay on top of this key part of building maintenance, it won’t be long until your carpet shows its age and requires repairs. Let’s discuss the ...

A brand new year signals a fresh start for everyone. Unfortunately, the first few months of a new year happen to take place during the peak of the annual flu season, making it somewhat difficult to hit the ground running -- that is, if you aren’t well prepared. Many individuals prioritize health and wellness as their new year’s resolution, and your business would be wise to do the same. If you’re looking to make your workplace healthier in 2021 and beyond, it pays to invest in a rigorous f...

The winter months pose major challenges for businesses in all industries. In addition to weather-related concerns, flu season is in full force this time of year, and other contagious diseases can also run rampant as people huddle indoors for extended periods of time. Add a global pandemic into this mix, (COVID-19) and the upcoming winter might look more and more like a disaster waiting to happen. However, there are several precautions businesses can take to keep their people safe, healthy, and p...

While the past several months of lockdowns, restrictions, lay-offs, and uncertainty have exhausted everyone, the COVID-19 pandemic has not negated the threat of other illnesses. Unfortunately, influenza is still a risk, and businesses everywhere will need to stay on high alert for this seasonal contagious contender. The average flu season begins in October and subsides by April, reaching its peak between December and February/March when outside temperatures are at their lowest and indoor occupan...

When something breaks down it can have a major impact on your operations, and in some cases put you, your employees, and your customers in harm's way. The best way to avoid these outcomes is to stay on top of regular maintenance tasks, such as cleaning, inspection, and minor repairs and renovations. Let’s dig deeper into the importance of preventative (or preventive) maintenance. Keeping Everyone Safe If you own or operate a business, safety should be your number one priority. While there's ...

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If your property and assets are not properly maintained, it’s only a matter of time until something goes wrong. Even a minor issue can snowball into a major catastrophe that costs your business significant time, money, and resources to resolve. Hiring a maintenance team is a no-brainer for your bottom line, then. However, you don’t want to hire just any maintenance contractor -- you want to work with hard-working professionals that put the customer first. When you partner with The Budd Group...

The Budd Group janitorial facility management floor cleaning

Janitorial teams are integral to a facility's overall operations and success. Without a competent, experienced janitorial staff, businesses across industries would struggle to retain customers, stay on schedule, ensure the health and safety of their people, and comply with all industry regulations. That said, even those who understand the importance of janitorial duties might not realize the full scope of this line of work. The best janitorial services are able to cover all the bases of facility...

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