Office Cleaning Guide 2019

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Why Is Office Cleaning Important?

This 2019 Guide to Office Cleaning provides helpful tips to keep your working environment clean and hygienic. Keeping a clean office has many benefits: 

Boost corporate image

Having a clean office helps to improve your corporate image. An office that is visually appealing shows your visitors that you have high standards.

Improve employee morale

A clean and hygienic workspace helps improves employee morale by creating a feeling of a safe, healthy and vibrant place to work

Combat staff absenteeism

 You can combat staff absenteeism and turnover by ensuring that germs in the workplace are kept to a minimum. This small change can improve the bottom line.  

Are There Germs In My Office?

Yes, your office is full of germs, ranging from food posioning strains such as samlmonella and ecoli to the common flu, colds and the norovirus

The number of germs per square inch on the average worktop

The average office desk contains 400 times more germs than a toilet seat

The Office Cleaning Contract Checklist

When considering or drafting your cleaning contract make sure you decide on the following:

  • Frequency – how often you need the office needs cleaning? Is it a one-off clean, once a week or every day? One off cleans typically involve advanced projects such as ingrained dirt or high-level window cleans.
  • Days of Week – What days of the week do you need the office cleaned?  This will depend on how busy the office is or how much cleaning is needed to facilitate staff or to make a good impression on visiting clients.
  • The Cleaning Routine – What days of the week do you need the office cleaned?  This will depend on how busy the office is or how much cleaning is needed to facilitate staff or to make a good impression on visiting clients.
  • Types of Cleaning Products – Usually your cleaning company will advice you here on the best types of products for specific jobs. 
  • Service Level Agreement – It may be that your company requires specific stadards to be met. Consider how quickly the job needs to be done and draft that into the contract with your cleaning company. 
  • Insurance – Make sure that either your company or the cleaning company you work with are insured against any losses due to neglience or damage

 

  • Pricing – how often you need the office needs cleaning? Is it a one-off clean, once a week or every day? One off cleans typically involve advanced projects such as ingrained dirt or high-level window cleans.
    • Cleaning Service Types – There are lots of types of office cleaning ranging from jantorial services to more advanced high level cleans. 
      • Choose A Reliable Partner  – If you’re looking to work with a cleaning company, particuarly with long term projects, make sure you choose a reliable partner. Check that the cleaning company meets the accrediations and experience required to carry out the work
      • Cleaning Service Checklist – There are lots of types of office cleaning ranging from jantorial services to more advanced high level clean

      What Parts of the Office Need Cleaning?

      Carpet Cleaning 

      Our fully trained staff are able to clean carpets below the reach of normal vacuum cleaners, removing stubborn stains and germs.

      Work Surfaces 

      Our specialist cleaning products ensure your surfaces are visibly clean and clear of harmful germs.

      Windows Cleaning 

      With IPAF and PASMA accreditation, our team are able to clean windows in otherwise inaccessible parts of office buildings.

      Floor Surfaces

      Floor surfaces over time become ingrained with tough dirt. Our cleaning products help remove this sub-surface dirt and restore floor surfaces to a clean and hygienic state. 

      Washrooms 

      Office washrooms should be cleaned frequently. We offer a full deep clean of washrooms ensuring that they feel clean to use and meet required health and safety standards.

      Drains and Gutters 

      Blockage of office drains and gutters can lead to further problems such as ceiling leaks which can result in thousands of pounds of damage. We can help here by ensuring your drains and gutters are clean and clear.

      Our Promise To Clients

      Our service quality is built on years of experience and adherence to the highest safety standards. We are accredited by ISO 9001 Quality Management, ISO 14001 Environmental Management and OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health & Safety Management. Our accreditations also include PASMA, NACSC, CITB, and IOSH. 

      We have built our reputation working with clients across a  different sectors and regions including London, the South East, and the wider UK as far north as Aberdeen. Recent clients include Kent Police, General Electric, Stantec, Air Studios, Country Style Living and MWH Global. 

      Client Reviews

      CICS.ltd have always gone out of their way to help our business. We have set them some incredibly challenging tasks and they have come up with the perfect solution time and time again.

      Mark Harrison, BGE LTD

      CICS.ltd offered us a fantastic service. We’ve worked with them on several projects and each one has been delivered in a timely and professional manner. We highly recommend them.

      John Mellor, CSL POWER Systems

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