When you own an office space, there are many tasks associated with running the business that aren’t necessarily part of the business itself. Keeping the office clean is one of those things. Although it is very important to the running of a successful business, cleaning the office every day isn’t often high on the priority list. There are only so many hours in the day, so in order to keep your office clean and sparkling it’s often best to hire a cleaning company to do it for you.
When it comes to cleaning companies London Ontario residents have a wealth of choice. So, how do you know which one to choose? What follows here are several tips to help you find the cleaning service that is right for you.
Get multiple estimates
Before you hire any service company, it’s always a good idea to get more than one price quote. This process isn’t just about finding the cheapest price, however. It’s about finding the best value. Be careful to get a clear outline of what services the price quoted includes. The cheapest price may not actually be the best value. It’s often worth it to pay a little extra to get added services.
Look at their qualifications
A reputable cleaning service should be bonded, insured and licensed – and be willing to prove it. These things are important because they protect your business from damage and theft, as well as if any workers are hurt while working on your property. Never hire a company who is hesitant to show you proof of these things.
Ask for references
If a company does good work and has been around for a decent length of time (both of which are important factors to consider when hiring them) they should be able and willing to provide you with contact information for references. Always call the references and ask for a complete review, with pros and cons of the cleaning service.
Ask about emergency services
Hopefully you will never need emergency cleaning services, but there are times when you may require things like cleanup following a flood or a fire, emergency sidewalk clearance after a storm, or something as simple as cleanup after a burst pipe or an overflowed toilet. To avoid the stress of having to find a cleaning service while you are in the thick of an emergency, opt instead to hire a general cleaning company that offers emergency services as well.
What services do they provide?
This may seem obvious, but it’s important to hire a company that can effectively provide the services you require. Make a list of the services you will want the company to provide, and be sure they offer all of them. Also, be sure they provide services on a schedule that meets your needs. If you need nightly cleaning every night, for example, be sure they have the human resources to make that happen.
Hiring a cleaning service for your business can be a daunting task,but if you follow these steps and guidelines, you will be able to find one that meets your requirements in terms of schedule, services
needed and budget.