Within 4 hours your entire office could turn into a zombie apocalypse
Keeping your distance from sick co-workers may not be enough to avoid contact with their germs: A new study shows that some viruses quickly spread through offices and other buildings, contaminating many surfaces in just hours.
According to Charles Gerba, a microbiologist at the University of Arizona , 40 to 60 percent of surfaces in the workplace are contaminated with germs with 2 to 4 hours when a single person in the office is ill. The first area of contamination is the break room.
On average, 80 percent of people say they will go to work sick, and when they do, they not only spread germs to others but can cost a company about $280 in lost productivity per employee per day.
Knowing this information is only half the battle. You need to develop a comprehensive workplace maintenance plan to combat these germs and keep you, your employees, and customers safe.
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5 Mistakes Office Managers, Facility Managers, Property Managers, and Business Owners make when it comes to how clean their office is.
There are a lot of mistakes a office/facility manager and business owner can make when dealing with the cleanliness of their office. Here are five common ones we see most of them make.
How Often Should Your Carpets Be Cleaned?
Let us get something out of the way first by saying “VACUUMING DOES NOT COUNT AS CARPET CLEANING!!!”
If you have a lot of foot traffic then you want to get your carpet clean more often than normal. Places with high foot traffic get dirty faster than areas with low foot traffic. These areas tend to general public areas like front door lobbies.
We recommend you get you carpet professional deep cleaned every 12 to 18 months using hot water extraction.
The hot water extraction method is one of the best way you can clean a carpet clean because the hot water when mixed with cleaning solution break up dirt trapped in the fibers of the carpet. This is the dirt vacuuming can’t get to.
Here’s a chart on when you should get your carpets cleaned as a homeowner and as a business owner.