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5 Ways Technology Has Revolutionized the Janitorial Industry (Part 1)

5 Ways Technology Has Revolutionized the Janitorial Industry (Part 1)

Sticky notes just won’t cut it any more! The tools of the cleaning industry of the past included feather dusters, bottles of polish, buckets and rag mops, and yellow notepads and sticky notes to try and keep track of tasks. Those days are long gone. Today,...
The Real Value of Real-time Reporting

The Real Value of Real-time Reporting

One of the best ways to stay on top of the performance of your cleaning company, is to keep a constant eye on the metrics that are critical to your success. Too often, companies settle for reviewing their monthly profit and loss (P&L) statements as a way...
Rule #1: Be Prepared to Meet Expectations

Rule #1: Be Prepared to Meet Expectations

You’ve launched a cleaning business – Congratulations! By now, you’re aware that this venture is not for the faint of heart. The late nights, difficult customers and keeping up with the physical demands of the cleaning work itself; you have definitely stepped in it...
Efficient Systems…Yeah, That’s Important!

Efficient Systems…Yeah, That’s Important!

I once had an employee who cleaned a large office building for me. She was a good employee; very reliable, trustworthy and thorough. Oddly though she consistently seemed to take far too long to complete the job. At first I overlooked it because the client was happy...
4 Ways Effective Supply Tracking Saves You Money

4 Ways Effective Supply Tracking Saves You Money

According to a recent Facility Cleaning Decision magazine survey, cleaning service respondents reported being responsible for cleaning an average of 34 buildings each, which equaled almost 1,291,860 square feet of space. They also reported that they bought...