How to clean washrooms

With commercial cleaning services, there are 2 main areas of your office which will receive the most traffic. The lunchroom/cafeteria and your washrooms. With multiple staff and visitors using your washroom facilities, it’s one of the most important areas to deep clean, specifically your toilets. Each employee averages 2-3 visits per day.  Depending on your … Continue reading “How to clean washrooms”

Why should I outsource my office cleaning services?

Outsourcing the janitorial/commercial cleaning services for your business can be a daunting process.  With so many factors to consider, where do you start? Firstly, Do I need it? Couldn’t my staff do it? How much will it cost? Will my building and its contents be safe and secure? What are the benefits? While exploring the … Continue reading “Why should I outsource my office cleaning services?”

Why Thryv?

Managing over 300 customers takes a great deal of commitment, communication and organization. Allcare required a Do-It-All small business software.  After researching different option, we set up a meeting with their Canadian Marketing Manager, and discussed how Thryv could benefit us. Thryv is not only a CRM tool. It has the following benefits which allow … Continue reading “Why Thryv?”

Clean Windows Can Improve Moods

“My favourite journey is looking out the window.” -Edward Gorey A home is usually the biggest investment most people will ever make. And according to real estate agents, one of the biggest factors in choosing a property is the quality of natural light in the home. So let the sunshine in — through clean windows! … Continue reading “Clean Windows Can Improve Moods”

Floor Maintenance: The Shining (or not)

We walk all over them, we run on them, we scratch them and track dirt all over them, yet the only time we notice them is when they’re dirty, worn or uneven. We’re talking about floors, of course — and floor maintenance. Shiny or matte? Most people think that shiny floors are a sign of … Continue reading “Floor Maintenance: The Shining (or not)”

Zen and the Art of Spring Cleaning

The spring is sprung, the grass is riz, time to get on the cleaning biz. The birds are singing, flowers are popping and the world’s getting a fresh start. Spring is the season of renewal and rebirth, so why not do the same for your home? The practice of cleaning is a powerful force for … Continue reading “Zen and the Art of Spring Cleaning”

The Invisible Army: why it may be time to re-think your cleaning staff

  When they do it nobody notices, and when they don’t, everyone does. But just who are “they” and what do they do? Your cleaning staff is the invisible army that sweeps in and cleans your workplace when you’re not there so the following day can begin smoothly and efficiently. Just imagine if there were … Continue reading “The Invisible Army: why it may be time to re-think your cleaning staff”

Planning with Tomorrow in Mind: Developing a Sustainability Committee

A sustainability committee is a group within an organization whose mission is to find solutions that make it greener and more environmentally responsible — and put these ideas into motion. The committee has to work to mobilize people to make sure the best sustainable practices are implemented throughout the organization. Once an organization is convinced … Continue reading “Planning with Tomorrow in Mind: Developing a Sustainability Committee”

Clean Building = Productivity

Building related illnesses affect many Canadian workers. Many experience respiratory complaints, asthma, and allergies. This causes lost work times and poor productivity in employees. Improving indoor air quality fights building related illnesses and saves organizations money. Providing a clean and safe workplace encourages employees to maintain their premises. Intern, this too saves the organization money. … Continue reading “Clean Building = Productivity”