02 Dec London Office Cleaning Guidance
Office cleaning and the mental health of your staff
A busy working environment such as an office can become dirty and cluttered very quickly. This is often due to high footfall combined with bust staff and frequent visitors to the office. In relation to staff output, it is a known fact that a tidy and clean office environment will have greatly positive effects in mental health. Effective and regular office cleaning will not only increase productivity, but will also improve areas such as creativity, focus and general health.
Office cleaning London – Consider your visitors
We must also not forget the importance of creating a good first impression to visitors; it is important to ensure that all public spaces remain spotless, free from clutter and well-organised. Not only will this set an exceptional first impression for your visitors, it will also ensure that your visitors will be safe from obstacles or obstructions. Remember – a good first impression can only be created once!
Office Cleaning Tips
Let’s take a look at a few essential tips to assist your organisation with their office cleaning London routine.
Concentrate on your own area and personal hygiene
As a good rule of thumb, it is a good idea to concentrate on keeping your own areas of the office tidy. This can include your desk, filing areas and floor space. Ensuring that your desk is kept clean and tidy will help to increase productivity and metal wellbeing. For example, ensuring that important documents are filed correctly will save you time when trying to locate important information.
Ensure communal areas are kept clean
Most offices will include communal areas. These areas can consist of kitchens, bathrooms and breakrooms. It is important that these areas are kept clean and tidy at all times. Hygiene in particular within these areas is of paramount importance. For example, did you know that the microwave door handle within a communal kitchen is likely to be dirtier than the toilet seat?
Office cleaning and cleaning Electronics
It is a known fact that dust is attracted to electrical items. Furthermore, dust is likely to accumulate within areas containing electrical items and cabling. An easy solution to this is to ensure that these areas are dusted regularly to avoid the continued build-up of dust. Disinfection is also an activity that should take place alongside dusting. For example, it is wise to disinfect phones, keyboards and other items that are used regularly throughout the office. Also ensure that buttons and access panels within communal areas (such as on vending machines and access doors) are thoroughly disinfected.
Hire a professional office cleaning company
We would recommend that the average office is cleaned no less than 5 times per week to ensure that the environment is kept spotless and free from bacteria. One of the best ways to ensure that you office is kept clean, tidy and hygienic is to hire the services of a professional office cleaning company such as ECS commercial cleaning. ECS will provide qualified, highly experienced staff to deal with your cleaning duties, leaving you with the peace of mind that your office is kept bacteria, while you focus on what is important to you – running a business!
Use the correct tools and products
Any company that wishes to undertake office cleaning activities themselves would be wise to learn about the correct tools and products to use for the routine. In addition, it is recommended to learn how to correctly use these tools and products. For example, anti-bacterial spray is ideal to use on a variety of surfaces. However, many would not know how to use it to its full effect. It is advisable to leave the spray on the surface that you want to clean for at least 2 minutes while the spray kills any bacteria that may be lurking. The spray can then simply be wiped off, achieving as close to the advertised kill rate of bacteria as possible. We would also like to highlight the importance of this technique in light to the Covid-19 pandemic.
As you would expect, ECS recommend that office cleaning and commercial cleaning in general is often best left to the professionals. ECS Commercial Cleaning posses the technology and techniques required to ensure that your office cleaning regime meets the highest of standards and remains consistent. Furthermore, all staff supplied by ECS are highly skilled and trained to the highest of standards. For those companies that wish to take on the duties of office cleaning themselves, ECS recommend that you seek advise from the health and safety executive. More information in relation to this can be found on the following like: https://www.hse.gov.uk/cleaning/index.htm
ECS Commercial Cleaning understand how important it is to ensure that office environments are always kept clear and free from debris. In fact, we think that it is absolutely essential to ensure that all staff members remain healthy and productive throughout the day. To learn more about how ECS can assist you with you office cleaning London requirements, click on the following link: https://ecscommercialcleaning.co.uk/specialist-cleaning-services/. Alternatively, you can contact us directly on this link: https://ecscommercialcleaning.co.uk/contact/