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Owners of Office Pride of the Shoals Named ‘Rock Stars’ by Franchise Business Review™

FLORENCE, Ala. – Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Service’s Ashley and Steve Winkle, owners of Office Pride of the Shoals, have been named to Franchise Business Review™’s 2019 list of “Rock Star Franchise Owners.” The couple were selected for the “Rock Star Franchise Owners” list from among more than 27,000 franchisees representing more than 300 brands. They were nominated by franchise brand leaders as franchisees who displayed admirable leadership, business acumen, financial and professional success and contributions to their community. “What… Read More

Office Pride Founder and President/CEO Speaks at Tampa Bay Leadership Prayer Breakfast

TAMPA, Fla. (April 9, 2019) – Todd Hopkins, founder and president/CEO of Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services, talked about how the definition of success has evolved for him in the keynote address at the 49th Annual Tampa Bay Leadership Prayer Breakfast.   Hopkins said his first entrepreneurial venture was when he sold gumballs in elementary school. Soon afterward, he and his brother, Troy, began selling black-eyed peas out of their pea patch.   Years later, Hopkins developed the concept for… Read More

Allergy-Proof Your Workspace For the Good of Your Team

An estimated 10 percent to 90 percent (in certain regions) of the population suffer from indoor allergies, predominantly caused by dust mites. More than being annoying, allergy and asthma complaints often affect employee productivity and attendance. Routine, thorough cleaning is the only way to reduce allergy triggers in offices and other work spaces. How to Eliminate Allergens As we prepare to observe National Asthma and Awareness Month in May, Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services offers these tips to alleviate dust… Read More

Office Pride Recognized for Top 200 Franchise List Ranking

Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services has been ranked as No. 10 of the Top 50 Mid-sized Franchises and No. 32 of the Top 200 Franchises overall by Franchise Business REVIEW™. The Office Pride team accepted an award in honor of those achievements from Franchise Business REVIEW at the recent International Franchise Association’s Annual Convention.

Culture, Commitment, and Taking Care of Customers

Todd Hopkins, founder and president/CEO of Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services, was a guest on Shep Hyken’s “Amazing Business Radio” podcast.   In the episode titled “Culture, Commitment and Taking Care of Customers,” Hopkins and Hyken discuss how having a companywide culture can lead to better customer service and success. In the interview, Hopkins said, “People don’t want to be average. They really want to be amazing.”   Hyken is a customer service and experience expert, a New York Times-bestselling… Read More

What Specialty Services Do Commercial Cleaners Offer?

Our customers are special, and sometimes they need special services, those that are beyond our everyday cleaning. We are happy to oblige to ensure that our customers’ work spaces are as sparkling clean as possible. At Office Pride, we are committed to providing excellent service every day –and that includes specialty services that you may need only a few times every year. So whether your floors are looking a bit dull, or the windows are streaked, or the exterior is… Read More

Clean Restrooms Make Customers Happy and Keep Employees Healthy

It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it. Restrooms in your office or retail establishment must be cleaned regularly – and by regularly, we mean at least once per day. High-traffic restrooms will require cleaning at least twice per day. Seventy percent of Americans say they’ve experienced a dirty public restroom. The most common complaints are lack of toilet paper and paper towels, clogged toilets, broken stall doors and nasty smells. These issues discourage customers from returning and… Read More

Owner Featured in Reader’s Digest

Office Pride of Pensacola-Downtown owner Jason Courtney is featured in a new Reader’s Digest article on using antibacterial wipes properly. Check out the article here: 10 Times You Should Never Use Antibacterial Wipes.