How to find a good commercial cleaning company

But how do you find the best commercial cleaning company for your specific job?

Trying to find a reputable commercial cleaning company can feel like an overwhelming task when you don’t know where to look. Commercial and industrial workplaces are all different, made up of various surfaces, nooks, and crannies. And, if you’ve ever attempted to clean one, you know how difficult a job it can be. That’s where a commercial or industrial cleaning company comes in.

A good cleaning company is worth its weight in gold.

Why?

Because they will be reliable, efficient and responsible for the cleanliness of your business. This professional presentation of your premises is tied in with your brand image, business reputation, customer experience, and plenty more.

We’ve got some worthwhile suggestions to follow if you’re searching for a commercial cleaning company that will represent you and your premises professionally.

Start with a list of your requirements

Is it speciality treatments like moss and mould removal?

Is it general cleaning, or cleaning of a large scale food manufacturing plant?

Whatever it is, have a clear-cut idea of what you want and what you need. It will make your job of finding the right commercial cleaning company easier when you know exactly what you want and what you need.

A good commercial cleaning company has accredited qualifications

You know you have found the start of something good when the commercial cleaning company has all the right qualifications.

Working at heights to clean requires speciality training and knowledge of all the correct safety equipment and tools to use.

Commercial cleaning companies regularly deal with different types of chemicals that require specific qualifications, so this will be a major consideration when you decide which company to use.

In New Zealand, there are many different qualifications such as the specialist PREQUAL qualification.

Beyond listing qualifications, a commercial cleaning company should also have a full description of their qualifications. That way you know exactly what they are trained in.

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Check reviews and references

Reviews and references are always worth checking as they can help you to understand the quality of a cleaning company and get a feel of what their customers say and how they found the experience.

Look for reviews on Google My Business. If there are very few bad reviews you know this company will be worth a phone call!

References are a great resource and a good cleaning company would be happy to give you this information when you ask.

For example, if you have a large industrial building – you could ask for a reference from a similar-sized business to gain a better insight into how good a job they do.

You will know you have found a good commercial cleaning company when this information is readily available to you.

Ask about their commercial cleaning procedures

One thing to consider when choosing a commercial cleaning company is what procedures or checklists do they have for their cleaning team.

It’s important to know the procedures the cleaning company takes to ensure that the clean is completed to a high standard and performed correctly.

Another good one to look for is a code of conduct.

How are their staff expected to conduct themselves while on a job?

Discover more about a commercial cleaning company by looking online.

Websites are a good way to gauge more of an idea about the values and ethics of a commercial cleaning company.

Check out their social media pages

To get more information about the way they work, the personality and culture of their team, look at their social media.

  • Do they share helpful information?
  • Do they share updates of jobs they have completed?
  • Do they share team profiles?
  • Do they seem professional?

All of this information will help you greatly in your search to find the right company for your job.

Finding a cleaning company can be an arduous task, made more so when you are busy and not sure where to look.

The important decision of who to hire can be made easier if you follow the tips we have outlined above. You’ll be on the right track in no time to choosing the right company for you.

We are a reputable commercial and industrial cleaning company based in the Auckland region, but we also service many other areas nationwide. Our staff have the know-how, a can-do attitude, experience and the right qualifications to get the job done to the highest satisfaction.

We have solid experience and training in food manufacturing plant cleans, as well as industrial and commercial cleaning.

All our services are tailored to suit the requirements of your building.

Our motto is:

We will do whatever others can’t, or won’t do.

As a close-knit team, we pride ourselves in having up to date knowledge and expertise in all areas of commercial or industrial cleaning services.

If you want more information about industrial and commercial cleaning services our website covers many frequently asked questions and you can check it out here.

Get in touch today to see how we can tailor a cleaning program for your commercial or industrial business.

 

 

 

Paul Schoch

Paul is Rapid Facility Services' Managing Director and has an extensive sales background ranging from retail to commercial product to commercial services and sales management. He is best known around site as the guy who says “we will do whatever others can’t or won’t do”.
Paul Schoch