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Office Cleaning: What to Consider?

A lot of businesses nowadays struggle to find the time to clean their office properly and sadly, the image of the company and employee productivity tends to suffer as a result. When a client enters your building, you not only want them to feel at ease, but you want your company image to come across as professional and efficient. As such, having a stack of dirty plates in the sink and a cup of coffee sat on your desk from days ago is not a great start. However, there are ways you can get around doing the weekly cleaning without having to sacrifice the work of any of your employees; office cleaning services. Useful and affordable, office cleaning companies can help lift the weight off your shoulders and provide you with a clean and tidy office for the week ahead.

Putting the benefits aside, the first and most important thing you need to do is to select the right company for your requirements.  Now this can be difficult, especially if you have a number of cleaning companies local to you, so to help you out we have compiled a short guide on what to consider when choosing the right company.

Budget

As always, budget is a huge one when it comes to selecting any service and the same goes for office cleaning. You will find that different companies offer various rates for a range of different services and it can be difficult trying to think exactly what you need from the service. So, instead of getting yourself in a muddle, first generate a dedicated monthly budget that you're willing to spend on the service. This way you can whittle the list down to just a few services that fall into your budget type. Remember: only spend what you can afford.

Requirements

For this step, it may be worth sitting down with your employees and discussing exactly what your company needs and what your workers want from the service. Do they want their desks to be cleaned as well or just the sink, carpet and sides? Will they take responsibility for their desks if they don't want them cleaned? Questions like theses should be discussed in detail with your workers and all opinions on whom and what should be taken into account when making a final decision.

Also, in terms of requirements, you need to consider how often you want your cleaning company to come in. Generally speaking, the majority of services are fairly flexible with their schedules and can tweak and adjust timings to suit your preferences. Again, this is another thing that should be discussed with the team.

Flexibility

As mentioned, most companies nowadays are fairly flexible with regards to the times they can come and clean your office, their prices and even what they can offer you, so it's definitely worth asking about. Ideally, the preferred company should have a section on their website outlining exactly what they can offer and stating a little bit about any tailored services available for those who can't cater for the suggested times. If not, just ask. The company's customer service team should work alongside you to deal with your enquiry quickly.

A Trial Period

The truth is that, like anything in life, you don't know until you've tried and if you're still a little unsure about whether a cleaning service can benefit you and your workers, ask for a trial period. If the company are flexible, they should be willing to adjust and provide you with at least one trial session so you can see what they're like as workers and as people. If you're unclear on whether the company offer trial periods, don't be afraid to get in touch with the company to ask.

Here at Relko Group, we want to offer our customers only the best in office cleaning and we currently operate around the Birmingham area. We maintain a high level of customer satisfaction because we are flexible and we always strive to meet our customers' requirements. If you're looking for a cleaning service and would like to know more about what we can offer you, please get in touch with our customer service team today. We would be happy to take your call.