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How to Select an Effective Commercial Cleaning Service in Frederick

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

You Host the Party; We Clean Up

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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

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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