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Allergy Season in Tyler

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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 Tyler

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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

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