The average office is not constricted solely to workstations or meeting rooms, often there are a variety of shared spaces for employees and clients alike. Some of these spaces include sitting areas, breakrooms, and of course restrooms. Properly maintaining these locations is crucial in how you present your business to clients as well as your employees. Having these common spaces well-kept is a reflection of your company as a whole, it shows attention to detail and care for the overall business environment. Here are five tips and tricks for keeping these shared areas looking their best.

  1. The first tip is to become proactive instead of reactive when it comes to maintaining these shared spaces. An example of this is to provide antibacterial wipes in break rooms for employees to use or working with Cubix, Inc. workplace sanitation services. By providing the right materials, sticky countertops and questionable microwave stains become a thing of the past, fostering a healthier work environment overall. This in turn will also increase the longevity of the furniture in the room as it will consistently be cleaned rather than an occasional once over. In addition, absence rates will decrease as it will become less likely for contagious illnesses, such as the flu and the common cold, to make their way around the office.
  2. Next up is to cut down on clutter as it creates the wrong impression as well as decreases the general productivity throughout the office. Put clients at ease when entering your business by keeping sitting areas mess-free as this communicates professionalism to anyone who enters your office. No one wants to come into a cluttered and disorganized environment, it sets the wrong tone on how your office is conducted. Minimizing clutter cultivates an energized work environment that helps workers thrive and meet their full potential on projects.
  3. The third tip is to frequently sanitize and clean restrooms thoroughly. Restrooms are one of, if not the most, heavily trafficked areas in the entire building. It is important to maintain these areas as they can become hazardous. If the conditions are right, mold can grow and spread to other areas of the building in the span of a workweek as they only need moisture in order to take root. Ensure proper care in cleaning tile grout in restrooms as mold hides here in plain sight in the grout creating harmful spores.
  4. Moving onto the fourth tip, have any carpeted rooms cleaned regularly as carpets hold onto dust, pollen, mold spores, and other allergens. Keeping your carpets polished cuts down on exposure to those pesky and harmful allergens, protecting employees from developing future illnesses. Furthermore, by having carpets regularly cared for, clients will be welcomed into the right kind of space. First impressions matter, so why risk making the wrong one on a prime client because of nagging coffee stains or dirty footprints? Cubix, Inc. offers superior services that are environmentally friendly and remove up to 99% of harmful pollutants.
  5. The fifth and final tip is to schedule a deep clean every few months. A standard nightly cleaning crew is suitable for once overs and taking out the trash. However, detail-oriented areas and hard-to-reach spots often go neglected for months at a time creating excessive buildups of grime and dust. An example of one of these missed spots is the office vents as they accumulate dust quickly and spread it throughout the office air. Having these scheduled cleanings serve to be greatly beneficial to your employees and in creating a positive work environment. Taking the time to schedule a more thorough clean through Cubix, Inc. sets a new standard ensuring that your commercial space is effectively maintained year-round.
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