Why You Can’t Blame the Janitor for Poor Commercial Cleaning Results:


The cleaning company is responsible.

Custodial work may not be a glamorous profession. Many people are under the impression that little or no training is required to clean effectively. If you give someone a mop, they should be able to do a good job with it, right?

Unfortunately, this mindset has led to many misconceptions about janitorial workers. When our commercial cleaning service isn’t giving us the results we want, we usually blame the janitor. But, many times it’s not their fault.

There are many reasons why your cleaning company’s staff may not be performing well. It could be due to the work ethic of the individuals on the job. Or, the cleaning company hasn’t raised the janitor’s salary in years. But, often times, the cleaning staff just hasn’t been trained and equipped properly.

Is your Cleaning Company using outdated equipment and supplies?

Research on cleaning and disinfection has led to significant advancements in cleaning technology in recent years. The cleaning methods and equipment that have been used in the past are no longer accepted or recommended by leading authorities in the field.

At this point you may be wondering what type of equipment your cleaning company is using. Are they relying on the methods of the past or have they modernized and trained their staff on more effective cleaning processes? Most of the time, the answer can be found by looking at the equipment and supplies in your janitor’s c