While the tenants in a commercial building are often responsible for contracting their own office cleaning and janitorial services, the care and upkeep of common areas, such as lobbies, stairwells, and public restrooms, often is the responsibility of the property manager.
Why is it important for common areas in an office building to be clean & well maintained?
The common areas in an office building reflect on the quality of the tenants of that building. It’s important to the businesses that locate themselves within your building that their customers feel safe and comfortable visiting the premises. No one is saying that your lobby needs to look like a furniture showroom. However, when there’s stains, dirt, garbage, or bad odors in the common spaces, it reflects badly on your tenants and may motivate them to change addresses. For those office buildings that maintain public bathrooms, these areas are held to an especially high standard of cleanliness.
There are several advantages to choosing a commercial cleaning company to provide office building cleaning services rather than opting to hire an employee to do this work for you. When you hire someone, you’re obligated to provide a consistent, sufficient workload, while third party vendors can be brought in on an as-needed basis. This is a far more cost effective option when your need for services can be satisfied in just a few hours each week.
As a commercial cleaning company, we’re often asked how often building cleaning services are necessary, particularly for the office building or medical office building situation. There are several determining factors involved in answering that question, such as how busy the facility is, whether or not there are public bathrooms, the type of flooring in the facility, and the size of the facility. That being said, it’s not unusual for office building cleaning services to be performed on a weekly or semi-weekly basis.
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