Janitorial Cleaning (General Office): What to Expect

Are you in the Human Resources department at work and recently handed the task of hiring a cleaning company? Perhaps you have already hired them and aren't really sure that they're doing a thorough job. Without a list of what to expect, these tasks can be confusing. Here's a list of what to expect: DAILY CLEANING Your reception area represents your customer’s first impression. You want it to always be bright, clean and inviting.  Every individual needs a clean work environment. A well organized and clean workplace helps to make everyone more productive. Cleaning tasks for the reception area and office spaces include: 1.  Empty waste receptacles and replace liners. Wash as needed. 2.  Vacuum all carpets and mats 3.  Vacuum all hard floors 4.  Dust all horizontal surfaces of desks, chairs, tables and other furniture 5.  Damp wipe all horizontal surfaces with disinfectant 6.  Mop all hard floors with disinfectant 7.  Remove cobwebs from front entry and immediate surrounding areas 8.  Remove fingerprints and marks from around light switches and door frames 9.  Clean automatic glass doors inside and out 10. Wipe all internal glass 11. Polish all brass and bright work on doors and cabinets 12. Spot clean walls and painted surface 13. Collect all garbage, papers, bottles etc. from front entrance 14. Ensure all areas are clean & arranged neatly Kitchen/Break Room & Washroom A clean and sanitized washroom is a must in any working environment to ensure safety and reduce the risk of spreading germs.  Same thing goes for a kitchen or break room where employees eat. It is imperative that this space be clean and sanitary even if no food preparation is done there. 15. Stock toilet tissue, hand towels, facial tissues and hand soap 16. Empty waste receptacles and wipe if needed and replace bin liners as required 17. Clean and polish mirrors 18. Wipe hand towel dispensers/hand dryers 19. Wipe down doors and sills – remove all dust and prints 20. Clean and sanitize all basins. Polish all bright work 21. Dust partitions, tops of mirrors and frames 22. Remove splash marks from walls and partitions around basins 23. Mop clean restroom and kitchen floors with disinfectant 24. Elevator and Stairs 25. Remove garbage from all areas 26. Polish all brass and bright work 27. Vacuum and mop all hard floors 28. Spot clean internal glass in doors 29. Toilets and urinals to be cleaned and disinfected on both sides and disinfected/sanitized and wiped dry WEEKLY CLEANING 30. Spray buff all hard floors. 31. Clean all glass inside & outside with squeegee. MONTHLY CLEANING 32. Vacuum vents and chairs Have some questions or need more information? Contact us! [contact-form][contact-field label="Name" type="name" required="1" /][contact-field label="Email" type="email" required="1" /][contact-field label="Website" type="url" /][contact-field label="Reason for Contact" type="textarea" required="1" /][/contact-form]

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