You don't want to put unnecessary expenditures in the budget, so you are going to look for ways to minimize costs.
One such way that many businesses -especially those medium to small sized ones- will chose is to forgo hiring a commercial cleaning company and either do the cleaning on their own or perhaps assign the cleaning to people within the company.
But, is this DIY approach truly the most efficient and effective to promote your business? Yes, you want your business area to make a warm and welcoming first impression, but does that mean that you must do the cleaning yourself? If you are a trying to determine if hiring a commercial cleaning company would benefit you then consider these pros and cons Do it Yourself and commercial cleaning companies: Pros of Hiring a Commercial Cleaning Company · You know that your business space will be cleaned daily/weekly as per your arrangement.
· The cleaning company will provide all the cleaning items, saving you money and storage space.
· It often is not as pricey as you might expect.
Call around and get some estimates-the results may surprise you.
· A quality commercial cleaning company will be aware of the latest products and procedures for safe and environmentally friendly cleaning.
· You will have more time for other pursuits- whether those are focusing on business or more leisure time.
Cons of Hiring a Professional Cleaning Company · It will be an added line to your budget.
· It could pose a threat to your security.
(This can be avoided by taking care in the hiring to ensure that anyone in the cleaning crew has had a background check ran and passed.
You can only hire a company that has licensed and bonded employees.
) Pros of the DIY Approach · You can clean whenever it is convenient for your schedule.
· No additional costs involved.
· The cleaning will be done according to your standards.
Cons of the DIY Approach · You will have to take time away from pursuing business leads or spending time with family in order to clean.
· If you don't do the cleaning, then chances are, you will be pulling an employee to do it, which they aren't working on something that actually promotes your business.
· You will need to purchase and store your own cleaning supplies and equipment.
This time and space could be used to benefit your clients, instead.
· You may not be aware of the latest info in cleaning products and procedures.
Hopefully, these pros and cons have helped you decide how to make the most of your budget for cleaning.
If you are looking for a great cleaning company, talk to other offices and find out whom they recommend.
Chances are they will be able to get you started on having a clean office without adding to your workload.