Dirty windows, missed trash cans, and complaints that are never addressed.
Are you a building or facility manager longing for a commercial cleaning team that makes your life easier, not harder? A team that takes initiative and delivers white glove service every single time?
Are you settling for subpar work because the thought of making a “clean break” between onboarding and offboarding a new team is overwhelming?
Well, it really doesn’t have to be.
Initially, when you’re hiring a commercial cleaning company, you’re looking for:
In addition, an experienced, effective cleaning crew will go deeper than surface level to provide for all of their client’s needs (a.k.a. their deepest pain points), including a transition plan to make the switch seamless. Because let’s face it, vendor management is just one more thing on your long to-do list. Anything they can do to make your job easier only adds to their value.
This all makes perfect sense. And most companies start off with the best intentions. However, many end up falling short.
So what should you look for in a successful transition plan?
Go beyond what’s on paper. Hire a commercial cleaner on a trial basis giving them a punch list of your biggest cleaning dilemmas. Compare their responsiveness, performance, and attention to detail to that of your current cleaning crew. The differences should be noticeable.
Onboarding a commercial cleaner – one that can meet your expectations – is not an impossible feat. By following these guidelines, you’ll know who comes up dull and who really shines.
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