Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 7/23/15 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.
You’re always looking for ways to save money in your business.
Running a business is expensive.
Finding areas where you can save money without cutting too many corners is important.
Have you thought about how much cleaning your office costs?
Once you start factoring everything in, you may realize that cleaning the office or building is a place where you can save money.
What many business owners don't realize is that hiring a professional office cleaning service to maintain your flooring and furniture may not be as expensive as you think.
Professional Office Cleaning Can Help Save You Money
Here are the ways professional office cleaning helps in your efforts to conserve your resources.
1. Equipment and Supplies
Purchasing cleaning products, equipment, and supplies can quickly add up.
If you’ve ever gone to your local store and bought bottles of cleaning products, paper towels, and other small items, you have a good idea of how expensive this is.
When you add in equipment like vacuums, carpet cleaners, and other large equipment, cleaning can become expensive.
On the other hand, when you pay for professional office cleaning services, everything is included in the price.
2. Damage to Property
Using too much water, using the wrong chemicals on furnishings, and not understanding best practices for cleaning around plumbing can lead to damage to your property.
These mishaps are sometimes irreparable and can be costly.
When you hire a team of professional office cleaning staff to clean your workspace, you can trust that they know what they‘re doing, reducing the chance of damage.
It may seem like a small amount, but when you or your employees are spending time cleaning, it’s a waste of money.
When you hire a cleaning service, you’re able to put your efforts into important tasks that can grow your business.
Plus, your employees are much more motivated to do their best for the company when they’re working in an environment that’s well-cared for.
Training your staff to clean and sanitize your commercial building correctly can be a costly experience; however, it’s necessary so that the cleaning is done effectively.
When you hire a professional office cleaning team, they’re already trained.
You’re paying for a full cleaning service completed by professionals.
This allows you to save budgeted training money for better opportunities that will help the important areas of your business thrive.
5. Employee safety
It’s a no-brainer that germs cause illness.
A workspace that’s well-maintained will keep nasty bugs at bay and you’ll experience less employee sick days.
The other issue that plays a role in keeping your workers safe is your floors.
Twenty-percent of all job-related injuries are slips, trips and falls resulting from poorly-maintained floors.
Professional office cleaning is worth every penny
These are just four ways that hiring a team of cleaning professionals can help you save money while keeping your office cleaned and sanitized.
Choose a reputable company that has a history of excellence so that you’ll never have to worry about your workplace’s cleanliness and you can focus on growing your business.
What’s your biggest frustration in trying to clean your office space on your own?