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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is already overstuffed with forgotten Tupperware filled with lunch leftovers, mystery items wrapped in foil and out-of-date salad dressings, condiments and coffee creamers.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

You Host the Party; We Clean Up

Woman cleaning a refrigerator with spray and gloves

Whether you operate a business, school, church, hospital or other commercial facility, the holidays can be a somewhat hectic – and challenging – time of year. Traffic increases with holiday visits and festive parties, weather changes can cause disruptions with tracked-in snow and salt, employees might battle winter colds or even the flu, and food and decorations can start to take over work spaces. There’s a lot to keep track of to keep your workplace tidy, clean and sanitary for… Read More

Reasons to Be Thankful for Office Pride’s Commercial Cleaners

Office Pride Associate Sweeping a Floor

Traditionally, November is a month when people take time to reflect on what they are thankful for, a time to express gratitude for those who make life a little better, like your professional commercial cleaner from . Work is your home away from home, so you definitely appreciate a clean work environment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks how many hours per week the average American works. On average, approximately 34.4 hours per week is spent in the workplace according to May… Read More

It’s Time to Deep-Clean Your Office Space 

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Commercial cleaning entails everything from important daily tasks to semi-annual and annual deep-cleaning projects. Certain times of year, like the holiday season, are perfect for scheduling those larger cleaning projects that are important for both the maintenance and presentation of your facility.  When is the best time to deep clean an office?  The holiday season is a great time to have your offices, school or facility cleaned. There will likely be days with a lower–than–usual traffic level, as employees, customers, guests and students are on different holiday schedules. Breaks around Thanksgiving, Christmas and New… Read More

Alpharetta Retailers: Prepare for the Holidays with Commercial Cleaning  

Alpharetta retailers want to shine during the holidays. Use Office Pride’s specialty services, like window and floor cleaning, to provide an optimal shopping experience.     Ah, the holidays – the prime time of the year for retailers. Between providing Black Friday specials, fulfilling holiday wish lists and tackling after-holiday sales, your retail store is likely to see substantial foot traffic during the holiday season, and you must be ready. Be sure to schedule your commercial cleaning early, so the holidays can be a clean sweep for your business!  Retail Cleaning Musts During the Holidays   Sparkling Windows … Read More

A Salute to the Janitors and Custodians of the World

Office Pride Cleaners at Work

How well do you know the person who cleans your office? If you are like most people, you recognize their faces and wave or say good night when you leave. You might know their names. At Office Pride, we encourage you to take notice and get to know them a little better. This month, we celebrate National Custodial Workers Recognition Day on Oct. 2 and Thank Your Cleaner Day on Oct. 16. We salute the more than 23 million men… Read More

Factoring Commercial Cleaning into Your Budget in Cumming

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Ah, budgets. Your office needs are in demand, but does a professional cleaning service fit into your budget? How do office managers work with tight budgets? How do you decide what is important and what line item will be cut or reduced? Your staff deserves a clean and healthy working environment, but will you be able to find the right commercial cleaning company to keep your office looking good as you determine your budget for cleaning? Outsourcing your commercial cleaning… Read More