Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Importance of Businesses Having a Clean Workplace

Why should businesses keep their workplaces clean? Cleanliness keeps employees– and visitors–healthy. The dirtier a place, the more likely germs will spread and “sick days” will be taken, resulting in a loss of productivity and efficiency. It’s important to dust, vacuum, and sanitize a workplace regularly.

Dirty OfficeIn today’s world, image is so important, and how your office or workspace looks to others matters. What does a dirty place communicate to visitors/clients? Hint: it’s not good. Some people will totally avoid doing business with a company that doesn’t keep its workplace neat and clean. Ask around and you’re likely to hear stories from friends about places that left a less than favorable impression.

There’s something about a clean environment that makes people feel good. When you keep an office clean, it says to employees that they matter and that you care about their well-being and morale. It’s better to have employees who look forward to spending time at a clean office than feeling disgusted by “what a mess” it could become.

As mentioned before, cleanliness helps productivity. Imagine working in a dusty, moldy environment– you’d be sneezing, coughing and having headaches all day. That’s not good for getting work done.

Having a workspace cleaned regularly is also a good idea for the various items in the room(s). Carpets do need to be cleaned. Hardwood floors do need to be swept. Blinds, lamps, and objects of art should be dusted. Keeping the items in the room clean helps prolong their useful life.

In Southern California, 5 Star Janitorial Service offers both residential and commercial cleaning services to many happy customers. If your workspace hasn’t been cleaned in some time, or you’re looking for a company to regularly clean your office, please call 909-233-5135. No job is too big or too small for 5 Star Janitorial Service.