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Office Carpet Spring Cleaning:

Posted Date: 17-09-2015

Below we have listed some of the steps required to clean and maintain a carpet in an office building. When it comes to office cleaning it is generally a better option to hire professional cleaners to take care of the hard work. However if you are running a small business then it may be cheaper to hire the necessary equipment and do it yourself...

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Spring Cleaning For Your Office:

Posted Date: 21-08-2015

Spring cleaning is somewhat a traditional thing generally done by families and people in residential properties. It is a way that homeowners clean up their homes signifying the end of winter and the dawn of the sunny seasons. Similarly business owners of commercial enterprises such as offices and shops can adopt spring cleaning as a way of re-organizing and cleaning the office. Offices tend to become dirty and dusty during winter, the wet weather and increased moisture tracks dirt easily into the office buildings and poor ventilation can result in more dust build up too. Doing a spring cleaning on your offices is a good way to make your work environment more comfortable to both your employees and customers.

Below are some spring cleaning tasks you can do to keep your office clean...

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5 Reasons Why a Professional Window Cleaning Company Will Be a Benefit:

Posted Date: 23-07-2015

The productivity within an office and the work environment of employees is connected to some extent. A clean office environment no doubt improves morale, increases motivation and productivity. Cleaning your office should not be limited to just the carpets, kitchens and toilets, the cleanliness of office windows are just as important. It is always a good idea to hire a professional window cleaning service to take care of these office window cleaning needs. A dirty office can give the impression of unprofessionalism; that’s why all aspects of office cleaning must be considered so as to maintain the quality image of your business. Some benefits of professional cleaners are listed below...

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Cleaning & Maintaining Timber Floors:

Posted Date: 10-07-2015

Timber is one of the most popular flooring materials widely used in homes, schools and sometimes business properties like offices and shops too. Timber flooring has a great finish providing natural beauty and character to the room. Retaining that stunning look of the timber floors requires proper cleaning and maintenance, this also helps prolong their use.

Below are some useful tips to maintaining the quality of timber floors and what to do in case they are damaged...

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What you need to know when buying a commercial vacuum cleaner:

Posted Date: 26-06-2015

Commercial vacuum cleaners are built to last; they are more durable as well as being designed to handle extensive dirt and debris with regular use. If the commercial cleaning at your business is done in-house or even if you simply need a vacuum for your office cleaning needs it may be a good idea to look into purchasing a commercial vacuum cleaner. If your offices are smaller in nature then a standard residential vacuum cleaner would do, however if you have larger office buildings or warehouses then more robust and heavy-duty commercial office cleaning equipment will be needed.

Below are some tips to decide on what type of commercial vacuum cleaner to purchase for your commercial business cleaning needs...

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How to keep your work space organized by getting rid of unnecessary clutter:

Posted Date: 12-06-2015

If you have a very untidy workspace with a lot of clutter on your desk then it will no doubt be an interruption to normal work operations. An unorganized office space will generally reflect on your work and can affect your professionalism at the office. Having a lot of unnecessary clutter can make it difficult to move around your office and even find things (like an important document hidden somewhere amongst the mess). Maintaining a clean office space is important not only to improve productivity but to also maintain that air of professionalism. Below we discuss some useful tips for reducing unnecessary clutter and maintaining a clean office environment....

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Hand Dryers or Paper Towels – Which is more Eco-friendly?

Posted Date: 27-05-2015

Going green in your offices not only has a tremendous impact on the environment but can also reduce energy consumption within your office resulting in a lower expense overall. In addition to hiring professional office cleaners who provide a green cleaning service, the equipment used within your office can also be improved to reduce wastage and improve efficiency. Today we discuss the commonly used hand-drying techniques and which is more greener.

At a glance the answer to this question seems quite simple; paper towels look to be a less green way to dry your hands. This is because we can see the physical wastage associated with paper towels whereas hand dryers only use air and we do not see any direct wastage involved. Looking into this further, shows us that we have to take into consideration the energy consumption of conventional hand dryers and the impact they have on the environment. The Reality is that paper towels as well as conventional hand dryers are both damaging to the environment and the greenest solution lies in a more modern hand drying technology....

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How to get the most out of your office cleaners and their services:

Posted Date: 14-05-2015

Something most if not all business owners will agree with is that clients prefer a well maintained, clean office and that it impacts the way they perceive your business itself. The cleanliness of your office gives a client some insight into the standard at which you would handle them and quality of the services you offer. A regularly clean office not only provides a better image to your clients but also keeps your employees happy to be working in a well-organized work environment. If you are a business owner and are having trouble maintaining the cleanliness of your office building then you may need to hire professional office cleaners to handle the task. When hiring an office cleaning company it’s important to be aware of the services they offer and to get the most out of it.

Majority of cleaning companies either focus on a specific type of cleaning task that they specialize in or they offer a variety of cleaning services such as carpet steam cleaning, high pressure cleaning, window washing, strata cleaning and body corporate maintenance. It is important to do research into what they have to offer as well as the reputation they have whether it is online or through references. Below we discuss a few things to do when working with a professional office cleaner in Melbourne....

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Tips to Maintaining Cleanliness in the Office:

Posted Date: 29-04-2015

An office or workplace that is often busy with large groups of employees and clients who are using the office building right throughout the working hours can result in the office becoming messy very quickly. Since the workplace is usually bustling with people through the day, some messes may not be cleaned up immediately and can even be forgotten about. A busy office building that is not cleaned or maintained regularly can start to look dirty, and this would give an unprofessional impression of your work place to clients which could even result in a negative impact on your business.

Fortunately, now there are professional office cleaners that can take care of all your office cleaning service needs, maintaining a cleaner and healthier workplace for both your employees and your clients. However even if your business hires a professional office cleaner they would only be performing cleaning tasks on a weekly or fortnightly basis depending on their contract, this means that the workplace can easily get dirty until the office cleaners return.

Below are some useful tips to maintaining cleanliness in the office when you don’t have a professional office cleaner around to help.....

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Carpet Stain Removal – Tips & Tricks:

Posted Date: 15-04-2015

Whether it’s at home or in the office, one the most common stains to have to deal with is a carpet stain. Accidents happen and we all would tend to spill something on a carpet at some point or the other, carpet stains can be very frustrating to clean too. When something spills onto a carpet it must be dealt with promptly and quickly cleaned up to prevent deep staining. Most spills can be cleaned up without a problem as long as the right approach is taken to cleaning the carpet. Below we discuss some of the essential steps to take when cleaning up your office floors or carpets at home in the case if an unexpected spill....

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Preventing Bugs & Pests in the Office – What needs to be done:

Posted Date: 03-04-2015

Sometimes even offices that seem to be clean and well maintained can get infiltrated by pests and turn into a breeding ground eventually spreading and becoming a serious problem. The most common types of pests found in offices are ants, cockroaches, mice, and even termites usually in search of food or water. If the right precautions are taken you can prevent these office pests from showing up, multiplying and causing chaos in the workplace, find out how you can get rid of office pests below....

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The Advantages of hiring Professional Office Cleaners:

Posted Date: 20-03-2015

If you own a commercial establishment regardless of whether it is a retail store, office building, educational facility, or even a manufacturing plant, you already know how important it is to maintain a clean environment at all times. A dirty environment in your offices can lead to unhappy employee in addition to giving your business a poor image. When people walk into your offices what they notice first is the cleanliness of the place and if your office building is not maintained properly they will notice it straight away thus hurting the reputation of your business. A professional office cleaning service will be able to keep your office building clean and up to standard all the time so that you can focus on more important work....

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Rules for the Office Kitchen – Keeping It Clean:

Posted Date: 06-03-2015

Having a set of rules for keeping the office kitchen clean is an absolute must; otherwise it can result in a very unhygienic environment that is a breeding ground for germs and bacteria. If you want to avoid finding mouldy sandwiches in the fridge, avoid having to deal with dirty dishes that have been left there for weeks, or even avoid the frustration of having your food go missing - then it is essential that you have office kitchen rules in place. Although you may have a professional office cleaning service that comes in on a weekly schedule to handle the cleaning it is still a good idea to set some general rules that will help maintain a sanitary environment throughout...

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Save Money By Going Green In Your Office:

Posted Date: 28-01-2015

Businesses are always looking at ways they can save money; today on the Ecokleen Office Cleaning blog we discuss some general eco-friendly tips to reduce cost as well as reduce the carbon footprint of your office building. Even if you are already using a green office cleaning company these general tips can help reduce overall costs.....

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What Is More Efficient? - Day Time or Night Time Office Cleaning:

Posted Date: 11-12-2013

Both office cleaning during normal office hours as well as office cleaning at night after office hours have their various advantages and disadvantages. Although some people do argue that day time office cleaning can be more green since the office building wouldn’t have to be lit up at night as well as the fact that cleaners are more likely to use public transport during the day to travel to their sites. This would reduce the overall energy consumption hence making it more energy efficient, but it does have its disadvantages as well....

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Office Cleaning For The Holiday Season:

Posted Date: 29-11-2013

With the holiday season fast approaching and celebrations about to start, your offices will begin to fill with Christmas décor and your employees will be in an overall festive mood considering the forthcoming holidays. This makes it an ideal time to set up a holiday cleaning and maintenance plan for your offices.

Even if you already have a good office cleaning service in Melbourne, it is important to take into consideration the fact that your office cleaning needs would be different during the holiday season and if you fail to organize a proper office cleaning plan it may result in the level of cleanliness dropping....

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Methods to Cleaning Glass Office Buildings - Part 2:

Posted Date: 12-11-2013

Modern architecture and design combined with the latest building techniques have resulted in remarkable light filled office buildings that line the cityscapes of Melbourne. These office buildings lined with glass all the way to the top most stories also need to be cleaned so the awe inspiring look of the building is maintained. But the question is how do modern cleaning companies tackle such high rise buildings?

Last week on our blog we spoke about the water fed cleaning system, this week we will discuss how professional cleaners tackle taller high rise buildings...

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Methods to Cleaning Glass Office Buildings - Part 1:

Posted Date: 31-10-2013

Over the last several years the design of modern office buildings has seen a drastic increase in the use of glass in the construction of the building. The use of glass in modern architecture is very prominent and can be seen on most new office buildings around the globe, this is a trend that is unlikely to change because of the many advantages of using glass. Although glass is a brilliant material to have throughout the exterior of your building, glass tends to get visibly dirty. So this brings the question, how do Office Cleaning services in Melbourne tackle these types of new buildings that use so much glass? ...

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Eco-friendly Cleaning Services – What you need to know:

Posted Date: 17-10-2013

People are starting to become more concerned over being environmentally friendly, pollution free and healthy – this thought train and trend is only ever increasing and is unlikely to change. The reason behind this is that more people are now aware of the destruction to the environment as well as personal health as a result of using harmful chemicals and the release of toxic waste. This prominent way of thinking is resulting in a majority of commercial companies and organizations going green...

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Choosing a Quality Office Cleaning Service – what you should look for:

Posted Date: 01-10-2013

It is always good to do a bit of research on the cleaning companies as well as have a look at their websites for information about the business. A well reputed cleaning company that provides professional office cleaning services will generally have the necessary licencing and accreditations. The licence is what gives these companies permission to operate in commercial and industrial environments. It is equally important to look into the companies accreditations as it is quite a standard in Australia for such cleaning companies to have these...

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