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Allergy Season in Colorado Springs

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Allergy season is coming – in fact, in many parts of the country, it is already here. During this time of year, dust will be looming and pollen will be heightened. Allergy triggers in the office can contribute to a decrease in office productivity, so keeping a clean office can provide a healthier and more comfortable environment for your staff and  customers. There are simple tips to alleviate havoc for allergy sufferers in the office. Keep these common triggers in mind and talk to your staff and commercial cleaning company about ways to combat allergens.  Pollen  There’s… Read More

Preventing Coronavirus and other Respiratory Illnesses

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) causes respiratory illness and can spread between people in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet) through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. COVID-19 may also spread by touching contaminated surfaces or objects and then touching your mouth, nose or eyes. Following are simple ways to keep yourself and others healthy. For complete information, visit www.cdc.gov. Recommended Precautions: CLEAN HANDS Wash hands often, with soap and water for at least… Read More

Commercial Cleaning Industry Best Practices

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Reputable commercial cleaning companies employ excellent staff, have outstanding communication, and use proven processes and products. Does your commercial cleaner utilize these best practices to deliver exceptional results?  Provide an Excellent Contact  Your contact should be well versed in the details of your contract and in onboarding you as a new client, paying special attention to specific areas or topics of concern you have about your particular workspace. They should also be readily available by phone, text or email and respond quickly to any issues or concerns that arise during… Read More

How to Select an Effective Commercial Cleaning Service in Colorado Springs

A person wears green gloves and uses a yellow sponge to disinfect office door handles after flu season.

Quality commercial cleaning services can have many positive outcomes for your business. A well-maintained facility gives your customers and prospective clients a good first impression and reflects positively on your brand. A neat and clean workplace communicates that you value quality and attention to detail. By choosing a provider that understands your industry, you can maximize the benefits. The right partner will provide the professionalism, expertise, responsiveness and quality you expect and deserve.   Consider these questions when selecting an effective commercial… Read More

Protecting Yourself and Your Office From the Coronavirus and Other Diseases 

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The rapid spread of the coronavirus first identified in China in December is leading every newscast these days, causing some alarm among people who wonder how they can keep themselves, their families and co-workers healthy.   Like the flu, coronavirus is a respiratory virus that can cause serious infection. For most people living in the U.S., the same precautions recommended to protect against the flu are recommended for coronavirus – with the exception of getting a vaccine.  Additionally, the good news about coronaviruses – this new strain is part… Read More

Commercial Cleaning 101  

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Hiring a commercial cleaner takes a lot of consideration. Get the answers to the most frequently asked questions about the commercial cleaning services industry.  The cleanliness of your office casts a reflection on the quality of the services your deliver. Keeping your workplace is not clean and organized gives clients a positive Impression of how you run your business. Your employees, customers and visitors expect a clean environment – and hiring a commercial cleaner can elevate the appearance of your workplace.  At , we provide these tips when people are searching for a trustworthy commercial cleaner.   What is the cost?  There is no one-size-fits-all price for… Read More

7 Ways to Protect Your Office and Employees During Flu Season

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According to WebMd, Americans suffer a billion colds each year and the CDC predicts this flu season could potentially be a very bad one. So, how do you protect your employees and keep the workplace safe and clean during flu season?  Encourage employees to stay home when they are sick.  Encourage employees to stay home from work when they are sick. The flu and other viruses can be spread through coughing, sneezing and unclean hands. One of the best things you can do to create and protect a healthy… Read More

Your Office Refrigerator – Naughty or Nice?

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The Thanksgiving potluck is over. Colleagues are bringing in holiday treats galore. The office refrigerator is already overstuffed with forgotten Tupperware filled with lunch leftovers, mystery items wrapped in foil and out-of-date salad dressings, condiments and coffee creamers. In fact, the refrigerator looks like it might burst open at any given moment. If this describes your office refrigerator, it just might be on Santa’s naughty list.  Forgotten foods not only take up valuable space but also can turn your office fridge into a petri dish of bacteria. Stuffed… Read More