When you want a cleaning job done to perfection, you need to hire professionals for the job. Luckily, you will be lost for options as there are so many cleaning services providers in the industry. Sadly, the process of finding the right company for your cleaning needs may be the toughest for you. Here are some of the key factors you should keep in mind if you are to find a service provider that will take care of your cleaning needs to perfection.
To get you started, how about you sift through the service providers by requesting for references to their services? Most genuine cleaning companies will often have a file that contains written recommendations and will always be more than willing to share with you. It will do you no harm if you contacted a few of the customers listed on file so you can establish their level of satisfaction on the services they receive. Cleaning being an ongoing project, chances are high you may contact a client who is still using their services and can be able to give you firsthand information.
How many years has the company been in the cleaning business? Be sure to ask for information on the level of training the staff cleaners have undergone. Also find out how often they go for refresher courses to keep their skills up-to-date with industry changes and emerging trends.
The other important aspect to keep in mind is on the certifications of the cleaning company. It is advisable you ask the cleaning company to provide you with a list of all certifications it holds in relation to your business. The bare minimums should be Occupational Safety and Health Administration Compliant Certificate and Cleaning Industry Management Standard Certificate among others.
It would even be better if you chose a company that takes the business seriously by ensuring the staff cleaners are in full, well labeled uniform and badges to help with identification. Further, ask to know what measures, procedures and processes the company has put in place to protect and keep your confidential records safe during the cleaning process. Insurance is also very important for your safety and security so be sure to ask for a copy of their policy to verify it is up-to-date.
The other important aspect you need to establish is the availability of the cleaning services provider. Are the cleaning products safe for the environment; do they buy local and what are the cleaning measures put in place that will benefit your business as a whole?