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Professional Banquet Hall Cleaning Services

Hiring a professional banquet hall cleaning services company is a solid way to increase bookings and decrease overall running costs.

If you, like many banquet halls, have your own cleaning staff and you might feel that you don’t need a professional company to come in and do the work your staff is already doing.

That is only partially true.

Yes, of course, a professional banquet hall cleaning services company can do the normal surface level cleaning that your staff does, but they can do so much more that your staff doesn’t have the training or equipment to do.

Beautiful Memories Are Created At Beautiful Places.

Banquet Halls are used for large important events where people create memories.

They are often used for ceremonial public or private events to honor a specific person, benefit a charity or for private parties.

It is the place where people get married, celebrate their achievements, awards and much more.

What people want most from a banquet hall is a nice looking, clean place to host friends, family, staff or clients.

Will Your Banquet Hall Pass The Smell Test?

A banquet hall is a high-traffic place with a lot going on that can be missed in a quick cleaning before the next event.

Have you ever walked into your venue after last night’s rental, only to find a giant mess? Your day-to-day tasks won’t wait and you have no time to deep clean yourself.

In the high season, back-to-back gatherings create a shambles.  Messes in the hall, spilled drinks on the carpet, food and stains on the chairs and tables, sticky floors and more.

If any of this is missed a potential client who comes to check out your facility would certainly not leave with a positive impression.

Our team can deep clean carpets and floors, remove the trash, and disinfect bathrooms and get you ready for the next event.

We provide custom schedules so our professional commercial cleaning team can be there as soon as the function is over and prevent a bad impression if someone comes to visit your facility in the morning.

Our professionals will leave your place shining and smelling great.

When guests at an event have a good experience with the hall, they are more likely to choose your facility over one that they have never been to when it comes time for their own event.

A professional banquet hall or event cleaning service not only helps keep the area clean and fresh but also attracts guests.

Banquet Hall Cleaning Services Company Solves Real Problems

There is only so much time for cleaning when things get busy.    Still, you have to have a top-notch facility when the guests show up.   How many of the following realities are you facing?

  • With everything that needs to be done event halls are often short-staffed.
  • Employees don’t have the training to do a thorough cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting.
  • Your staff may not have the specialized equipment needed to properly sanitize and disinfect high-touch areas.
  • Even if you buy the specialized equipment for your staff, they may not have the proper training to use it properly.
  • Your staff would not be trained in “Green” cleaning techniques to minimize the health impact of toxic cleaning solutions on guests and staff. Green cleaning is vital to minimize allergic reactions and reduce the spread of illnesses.
  • Your employees don’t have the resources for the high-level training or equipment needed to qualify for the prestigious LEEDS certification for hotels.

If you are looking for ways to increase your customer satisfaction and overall image, hiring a banquet hall cleaning company can bring many benefits.

Commercial Cleaning Services For Event Halls

Our expert banquet and event hall janitorial services team can help with these (and other) tough jobs:

  • Deep steam cleaning for carpets with a special focus on high-traffic areas
  • Upholstery and fabric cleaning for furniture and drapes, including stain removal.
  • Expert cleaning for all flooring types, including carpet, hardwood, tile, linoleum, and marble
  • HVAC system duct cleaning keeps the indoor air quality fresh and healthy
  • Power washing your parking lot, sidewalks, and entrances

Whether you need extra help following large conferences/events, or you just want to make sure that every nook and cranny in your establishment receives the proper care it needs, then a commercial cleaning service is likely the answer.

Deep cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfection are a big selling point when presenting to a potential client.

Banquet Hall Cleaning Services Include

  • Wedding banquet halls
  • Party venues
  • Facility rentals
  • Concert halls
  • Wedding reception venues
  • Conference rooms and meetings venues
  • Wedding venues
  • Event venue
  • Convention Centres
  • Auditoriums
  • Golf & Country Club Halls

Certified Green Cleaning Service Protects Your Health

Evergreen hotel cleaning services use CDC and EPA approved industrial-strength disinfectants with a broad spectrum kill claim, in combination with advanced infection control systems.

Our electrostatic technology allows us to effectively sanitize and disinfect your facility including washrooms, covering large areas efficiently, in a timely manner making it cost-effective for you.

This technology provides an electrostatic mist, which when released inside an area, adheres to the tops, sides, fronts, and bottoms of all furniture and other surfaces.

Electrostatic cleaning, used in conjunction with a specially formulated disinfectant cleaner, provides a one-step process that will kill 99.9% of bacteria in 10 minutes or less, for all pathogens. This includes the norovirus, coronavirus, MRSA, and cold and flu viruses.

Evergreen’s cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting system works just as effectively in your hallways, cafeterias, offices, sanitizing and disinfecting exterior doors and frames, touchpoints, and wall surfaces.

At Evergreen Maintenance we adhere to all OSHA regulations and are certified by the Cleaning Institute Management Standards (CIMS) with honors in CIMS-GB (Green Building). We also follow the most current solutions outlined by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Call now for a quote on daily or weekly professional banquet hall cleaning services for your event venue: 1-888-959-7304 or 250-800-3732.

Professional Church Cleaning Services

A Professional church cleaning services company can offer benefits your full-time or part-time janitor may not be able to provide.

If you don’t have a dedicated janitor for your church, consider hiring a church cleaning company instead of hiring someone directly.

Evergreen Building Maintenance understands how important it is to keep your church clean, sanitized, and disinfected.

It is important to keep high standards of cleanliness in a church simply because it is sacred.  People are coming in and out of the church throughout the week so you want to make sure everyone gets a clean and healthy environment for worship whenever they come.

Evergreen Maintenance guarantees your place of worship will look its best for every service and every event.  We provide a superior level of cleanliness for churches in all areas of your building including:

  • Seats and pews
  • Children’s areas
  • Washrooms
  • Classrooms
  • Entryway, lobby, and hallways
  • Kitchen
  • Event and eating areas
  • Entryway and lobby

You will have the peace of mind of knowing that you are providing church members both quality and value that makes a difference in their spiritual journey.

Here’s How We Can Make A Difference For Your Church

A Happier Congregation

An orderly space can put your congregants in a better frame of mind while they worship.

As they let go of their stress and clear their thoughts, your members will find it easier to meditate on what’s important.

Members Returning Every Week

Cleanliness plays a big role in helping people have and keep a positive frame of mind.  A sparkling clean facility supports the good feelings generated by your programs so you attract and retain more members.

Inspire Confidence and Inspiration

You know it.  A dirty, unkempt setting is not the most inspirational setting for members.

A clean, orderly, good-looking church can provide the right context for creativity and self-confidence in young people, especially in Sunday school and church preschools.

Healthier Parishioners

Professional church cleaning services give you confidence in knowing your facility is truly clean for your parishioners.

As a company with cleaning crews experienced in cleaning churches, we know we have to go beyond cleaning just the surface.  We make sure to thoroughly remove the dust, grime, and even germs and viruses.

Special “Green Cleaning” techniques, equipment, and environmentally friendly cleaning products make sure your parishioners don’t get allergic reactions and illnesses from harsh chemical residues.

Professional church cleaning crews work in accordance with all the CDC guidelines to keep parishioners safe. They take the extra care and attention needed to disinfect frequent-touch surfaces such as light switches, handles, and doorknobs so they do not become a source of spreading illnesses for several days at a time.

A Cleaner and Safer Kitchen

Many churches have kitchens for events or volunteers who prepare food for members of the community.

Kitchens serve an essential purpose, but unfortunately, they can also be the perfect spot for germs and bacteria to spread.

Sink faucets, oven handles, and refrigerators are surfaces where dangerous bacteria such as E. coli or salmonella can grow. Utensils, cutting boards, and cloth towels could unintentionally increase pathogens while preparing and serving food.

Instead of relying on volunteers to properly clean and disinfect after each use, ensure a safe cooking area by hiring a professional church cleaning services company.

A professional cleaning team will know how to deep clean your church kitchen with the appropriate products to prevent illnesses from spreading in your church and community.

Sparkling Clean Floors

There are so many people moving around in a church all week that it needs to be thoroughly cleaned regularly to prevent the spread of dirt and germs.

A professional church cleaning service will bring in high-performance commercial cleaning equipment including specialized vacuums, waxing machines, shampooing machines for the carpet and upholstery, electrostatic disinfectants, and more.

Regularly removing dust and mold from carpets and furniture before they have time to settle into the carpet will keep your church smelling fresh and inviting.

Healthy And Safe Childcare Spaces

Proper cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting are essential in a childcare setting.  Germs can quickly spread through the whole congregation, not just the children.

A professional church cleaning company will wipe down all the toys, play surfaces, mats and do an extra thorough job of cleaning the floors and carpets.

Church attendants will feel more secure leaving their children in rooms where they know have been cleaned thoroughly.  Knowing this will make young couples with children feel more secure about going to church and leaving their children to play while they attend service.

Impeccable Washrooms

Washrooms are an especially sensitive place.  Studies have shown that women especially and even men will stop shopping at a place where the washroom is dirty or smelly. By providing a clean, sanitary environment in the washroom people are more likely to continue coming back to church.

A professional cleaning company will take extra care to wipe down all high-touch surfaces including light switches, flush handles, doorknobs, and faucets, in addition to toilets, urinals, and the floor and wall around them.

Provide A Healthy, Clean Environment For Members

Cleaning doesn’t have to be another to-do item for volunteers when you hire a professional church cleaning service like Evergreen Building Maintenance.

Our church cleaning crews will ensure your whole building is flawlessly clean.  We will:

  • Ensure a clean and healthy environment for worship
  • Provide specialized window cleaning and wall washing
  • Focus on high traffic areas including sitting rooms, bathrooms
  • Thoroughly clean all types of floors, carpets, and furniture
  • Clean staff areas, break rooms, special rooms

You can confidently check cleaning off the list and concentrate fully on other details of your work.

Evergreen Maintenance Custom Cleaning Program

With 24/7 customized services, Evergreen Maintenance aims to reduce your operating costs while providing spotless facilities.

  • Available Monday to Friday, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
  • At any time, during work hours, or off-work hours, day or night.
  • Scalable, daily, weekly, or based on a special schedule.
  • Customizable and flexible, what you need or want, anytime.
  • Accommodating the special requirements of your church.

Call now for a quote 1-855-824-8450 or 250-869-5165.

Hotel Janitorial Services

Beyond Housekeeping: Why Hotels Need To Outsource Commercial Cleaning Expertise

Since most hotels already have their own cleaning staff, why would they need to outsource hotel janitorial services?

Here’s how outsourcing hotel janitorial services can make a hotel manager’s life easier:

Going on vacation is a pretty special time for a family. Their stay at a hotel is always part of the experience. Whether they stay for just a day or several weeks, the hotel is their home away from home.

Quality hotels realize the importance of cleaning for the satisfaction of their guests and the reviews they often leave online.  They know a clean hotel is a make-or-break proposition for their business.

Even though hotel cleaning is a high priority, there are several problems:

  • With everything that needs to be done, hospitality facilities are often short-staffed.
  • Employees often don’t have the training to do a thorough cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting.
  • The hotel does not have the specialized equipment needed for high-touch, high traffic, and cleaning environments such as gyms and spas.
  • Even if the hotel buys the equipment for special cleaning, employees wouldn’t get the ongoing training to operate the machines for maximum effectiveness.
  • Hotels do not know about ‘Green’ cleaning techniques and solutions to minimize the health impact of toxic cleaning solutions on guests and staff.
  • Hotel employees don’t have the resources for the high-level training or equipment needed to qualify for the prestigious LEEDS certification for hotels.

If you are looking for ways to increase your customer satisfaction and overall image, hiring a cleaning company can bring many benefits.

Hospitality Cleaning Services: Going Beyond the Reach of Housekeeping

As a general manager, it is your responsibility to meet and exceed your guest’s expectations around the clock.

You probably already have a well-trained housekeeping team in place, but as hard as your housekeeping staff works, some jobs are just too big.

Your team needs to be focused on areas that your guests see, touch, and use with every visit such as the rooms, bathrooms, pool areas, and reception areas.

A cleaning company is a perfect solution for routine maintenance cleaning for the areas not as frequently used.

Our expert hotel janitorial services team can help with these (and other) tough jobs:

  • Deep steam cleaning for carpets with special focus on high-traffic areas
  • Upholstery and fabric cleaning for furniture and drapes, including stain removal.
  • Expert cleaning for all flooring types, including carpet, hardwood, tile, linoleum, and marble
  • HVAC system duct cleaning keeps the indoor air quality fresh and healthy
  • Power washing your parking lot, sidewalks, and entrances

Whether you need extra help following large conferences/events, or you just want to make sure that every nook and cranny in your establishment receives the proper care it needs, then a commercial cleaning service is likely the answer.

Highly Trained, Experienced Hotel And Motel Cleaning Crews

Evergreen Building Maintenance has been providing janitorial services in the BC Okanagan region for over 30 years. We are LEEDS certified for ‘Green Cleaning’.  Our hotel janitorial services crews have security clearance to the standards of banks, government facilities, and law enforcement offices.

Our cleaning teams are fully insured, bonded, and supervised to provide your hotel with the professional janitorial services it requires including:

  • General cleaning – offices, lobbies, walkways, lounge areas, guest units, bathrooms, laundry rooms, pools, outdoor areas, gift shops, fitness centers
  • Maintenance for resilient and non-resilient flooring like marble, tile, terrazzo, ceramic, granite and concrete.
  • Thorough, Professional Cleaning For Every Situation

No surface is too complex. We can dust high spaces, clean windows and light fixtures and clean furniture and upholstery as required.

All Public Spaces Are Professionally Maintained Every Day

Our experienced crews are trained to perform to high standards.  They will clean and upkeep all hotel’s public spaces, this includes deep cleaning on daily basis.

  • All washrooms (grout, toilets, mirrors, floors, etc)
  • Lobby areas (molding, picture frames, front desk, floor, doors, etc)
  • Cafeterias (clean/dust tables, picture frames, molding, TVs)
  • Outside grounds (all garbage pick up, sidewalk clean of stains)
  • Business center (clean dust all the furniture, all computers, picture frames, carpet/floors, doors, etc.)
  • Gym (dust/clean all the machines, floor, re-stock of towels, etc)
  • Hallways (dust, vacuum)
  • Elevators (clean and polish)
  • Stairwells
  • Employee areas
  • Ground floor windows

Certified Green Cleaning Service

Evergreen hotel cleaning services use CDC and EPA-approved industrial-strength disinfectants with a broad spectrum kill claim, in combination with advanced infection control systems.

Our electrostatic technology allows us to effectively sanitize and disinfect your facility including washrooms, covering large areas efficiently, in a timely manner making it cost-effective for you.

This technology provides an electrostatic mist, which when released inside an area, adheres to the tops, sides, fronts, and bottoms of all furniture and other surfaces.

Electrostatic cleaning, used in conjunction with a specially formulated disinfectant cleaner, provides a one-step process that will kill 99.9% of bacteria in 10 minutes or less, for all pathogens. This includes the norovirus, coronavirus, MRSA, and cold and flu viruses.

Evergreen’s cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting system works just as effectively in your hallways, cafeterias, offices, sanitizing and disinfecting exterior doors and frames, touchpoints, and wall surfaces.

At Evergreen Maintenance we adhere to all OSHA regulations and are certified by the Cleaning Institute Management Standards (CIMS) with honors in CIMS-GB (Green Building). We also follow the most current solutions outlined by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Call now for a quote on daily or weekly hotel janitorial services for your hotel, motel or hospitality facility: 1-888-959-7304 or 250-800-3732.

 

 

 

Veterinary Office Cleaning Services Kelowna

Veterinary office cleaning services is probably one of the most underrated services a veterinary clinic can offer.

Yes.  Presenting a perfectly clean and sanitized office to your patients and their owners is actually a service veterinarians offer!

Pet owners want to feel confident that their beloved companion is going to the best care from the veterinary team.

Animals, being animals will poke their noses, sit, roll and snoop all over the place.  If there are infectious diseases to be found, they will find them!

To ensure your veterinary facility is the go-to pet clinic or pet hospital, you need to have a great looking and great smelling office.

Caring for animals of all shapes and sizes begins when they walk in your door.

Partner With Your Specialist Veterinary Office Cleaning Services Company To Keep Contamination Out of Your Clinic

Don’t let pathogens like parvovirus, Bordatella and influenza virus stick around on surfaces in your facility.  It takes a team approach to keep a veterinary clinic clean and healthy.

Make sure the veterinary office cleaning company is a specialist in the veterinary field.  A specialist will know which cleaning solutions have disinfectants that are tough on pathogens and compatible with surfaces and equipment.

The right cleaning compounds will help you prevent the spread of infection in your clinic.

A specialist veterinary office cleaning services company will also be able to advise you on which hand soaps, sanitizers and lotions will be convenient, efficacious and soothing to the skin for you and your staff.

Using the knowledge of a specialist veterinary office cleaning company will ensure your animal care facility stays happy and healthy.

Clinic Disinfection Throughout The Day Is Vital To Prevent The Spread Of Infectious Disease

Medical facilities, by their very nature can be prone to the spread of diseases.  Disinfection is vital to prevent the spread of infectious disease, but often, veterinary staff is either unaware or unclear about proper sanitation.

You may not be using the right products or not cleaning and disinfecting surfaces correctly in between patients.

Hiring the hardest working, specialist veterinary office cleaning services company won’t be able to keep your staff, patients and their owners safe if correct procedures are not followed throughout the day.  , might make all that hard work moot, and could leave your clinic open to an outbreak.

In busy facilities, cleaning and disinfection tasks can get overlooked. In fact, in a recent study, 30% of hospitals did not clean cages between patients.

Work with your veterinary office cleaning company as a team and point out areas to clean that they may not have thought of.  And let them advise you of practices that help keep your veterinarian practice stay clean and healthy throughout the day when the office cleaning company is not there.

Cleaning Versus Disinfection

Proper cleaning of a veterinary clinic is good and it is important.  It makes your office look and smell better.

But simple cleaning is not enough because it doesn’t necessarily kill all the pathogens that can cause problems for pets and humans.

To properly sanitize surfaces in a veterinary office cleaning facility you have to clean and disinfect using a three-step process.

The Three-Step Disinfection Process A Specialist Veterinary Clinic Cleaning Services Will Follow

Step 1:

Physically and mechanically remove organic material (feces, urine, blood, respiratory secretions, and dirt).

Step 2:

Thoroughly clean all surfaces including the floor, walls, kennel, and play areas with soap or a general cleaner.  Then rinse, and dry.

Once the surface is clean and dry, apply the disinfectant and allow it to sit for the required contact time.  Every disinfectant will have its own protocols.  Be sure you know what they are and follow them exactly.  (A specialist veterinary office cleaning services company will know what to do).

Step 3:

Rinse away the disinfectant with a damp cloth and dry the area well.

IMPORTANT:

You must remove all organic material before applying a disinfectant. This includes soap in addition to dirt, feces, and other material.

You have to really rinse off the soap thoroughly.  Spraying a disinfectant on top of soap will deactivate a lot of them.

In addition, you have to remove all the water from the surfaces the disinfectant will be applied. If you have diluted the disinfectant a specific concentration and you spray it onto a wet surface, you’re diluting it more.  The wrong concentration of a disinfectant won’t be able to fight off the pathogens.

Best Practices For Kennel and Animal Containment Cleaning and Disinfecting

  1. Remove all animals, bedding, toys from kennel.
  2. Rinse inside & outside of kennels with water to remove any large, visible messes.
  3. Apply the right foaming sprayer to all surfaces inside of kennels, starting from bottom and working to top.
  4. If necessary, agitate sprayed areas with a deck brush. Leave the foaming cleaner on all surfaces for5-10 minutes then rinse with clean water.
  5. Spray concentrated hospital grade disinfectant, deoderizer, and cleaner on the inside and outside of kennels, working top to bottom and back to front. Be sure to cover all six surfaces. Spread evenly with a cloth.
  6. Allow surface to remain wet for at least 10 minutes or air dry.

Veterinarian Clinic And Pet Hospital Cleaning Services Provided By Evergreen Maintenance

  • Sanitizing
  • Disinfecting
  • Floor Scrubbing
  • Touch-point Cleaning
  • Detail Cleaning
  • Deep Cleaning
  • Wall Cleaning
  • Fixture Detailing

We provide you with a safe and healthy medical environment.

With our expertly trained and experienced staff, we effectively clean, disinfect, sterilize, and polish every part of your animal health facility so there’s no room for any faults.

Since each veterinarian clinic is different, we customize cleaning schedules, use state-of-the-art cleaning equipment suitable for your practice.

We take pride in being the best janitorial service in Kelowna and the Okanagan.

Give Evergreen Maintenance a call today!  We know the REAL secret for maintaining a positive, healthy, and clean environment for your veterinary office.

Call now for a veterinary office cleaning quote! 1-855-824-8450 or 250-869-5165.

Kelowna daycare cleaning services

Germ Fighting Must Be A Top Priority For Kelowna Daycare Cleaning Services

Many commercial cleaning companies claim to offer professional Kelowna daycare cleaning services. But do they really know how to properly clean a daycare facility?

Cleaning requirements for a daycare are different than most other types of businesses.  Daycares, pre-schools and early childhood care centres are required to meet strict standards of cleanliness since germs can spread quickly in a pre-school childcare environment.

If you hire the wrong company you can quickly develop a bad reputation for having children out with frequent illnesses and ailments.

Even worse, if it gets bad enough, the local government authorities could shut down your childcare facility until you can get the infectious diseases under control.

It is important to hire Kelowna daycare cleaning services that are well versed in regulations that government agencies expect daycare facilities to operate within. Having a cleaning company helping you manage the cleanliness of your daycare takes one less concern off your shoulders.

Daycare Cleaning Is Not Just For The Children

If your daycare facility is not properly cleaned, sanitized and maintained to the highest degree of cleanliness, of course, the children can get sick, but your staff and parents could get sick too.

Daycares handle children of all ages, from zero to pre-school.  At these ages, babies and young children catch sicknesses easily since their immune system is not that developed.

These children come from all kinds of different environments and bring their germs to the daycare with them.

While a given child could handle the germs in their own home, when you put them in an environment where they are exposed to a wide variety of germs, bacteria, and viruses from all the other children, a daycare can become a high-risk environment.

Germs, bacteria, and illnesses can spread throughout the center and affect children and staff quickly.

Every surface, from toys and books to tabletops, floors and walls can harbor unsafe bacteria and grime.

It is essential to stop the spread of sickness and create a healthier, safer environment for everyone involved.  From a business standpoint, it is essential to ease the minds of parents who are frequently concerned about center cleanliness.

Hiring A Professional Daycare Cleaning Company

Hiring a daycare cleaning company that has experience in childcare facilities is essential for running a safe, high quality, successful daycare center.

As a professional school and daycare center cleaning service provider, we understand how important it is to have a safe, clean, healthy, germ-free and attractive school and daycare environment for children, staff, parents and visitors.

We are well aware that when you are operating a school or daycare, you are not just responsible for your students’ education, you are also responsible for their safety and wellbeing.

Since a baby and pre-school environment is a perfect storm for the rapid spread of illnesses, it is important to understand the difference between tidy and hygienically clean.

Health and Safety Guidelines for Child Care Facilities

Surface Cleaning And Disinfection Guidelines For Child Care Facilities

  1. “High touch” surfaces are of particular concern. They are most likely to be contaminated, and should be cleaned and disinfected daily, and sometimes more often if they are visibly soiled.

Give extra attention to these surfaces:

  • Tabletops,
  • Light switches,
  • Door knobs,
  • Sink taps,
  • Toilet handles,
  • Other surfaces that are frequently touched

The Right Procedures Ensure Consistent Cleaning Standards

Consider implementing the following standards and procedures for daycare cleaning:

  1. “Wipe Twice” For high touch surfaces that are not grossly contaminated
  2. If necessary, you can use a “wipe twice” procedure to clean and then disinfect.
  3. Wipe surfaces with visible soil immediately and thoroughly to remove dirt and other contamination.
  4. Disinfect visibly soiled surfaces a second time with another clean cloth that has been soaked with a “green” disinfectant.
  5. If a high touch surface is very dirty, it should first be washed with soap, then the soap rinsed away with a clean cloth, then the surface wiped with another clean cloth that has been soaked with a safe, “green” disinfectant.

Always Use Green Cleaning Solutions

Daycares are trusted with the most vulnerable and sensitive of customers so it is imperative to have facilities extra clean and to provide the absolute safest germ-free environment.

Harsh cleaning chemicals in a daycare or preschool facility can have a  negative impact on a child’s development as if the facility was constantly dirty.

Top branded, Green Seal Certified cleaning chemicals and state-of-the-art janitorial processes give your daycare or preschool the highest quality level of clean without leaving the residue or smells of harsh toxins and VOCs.

Infection control through special disease fighting and sanitizing green chemicals, and emergency clean up kits give parents the confidence that they are leaving their child in a safe environment.

Call now for a quote on daily or weekly daycare cleaning services for your company:  1-888-659-7469 or 250-800-2503.

Open the doors to your daycare or preschool every morning knowing the experts in the daycare cleaning services industry have taken care of every detail to make sure your business is ready to go, the moment the kids arrive.

Create a safe environment for them to thrive without fear of germs or chemical sensitivities taking a toll.

How Retail Store Cleaning And Janitorial Services Help Attract And Keep Customers

The right retail store cleaning and janitorial services company can make a real difference in the success of your retail business.

If you’re imagining your staff happily whistling as they clean toilets, polish sinks, polish floors, and mop the floors in your store’s restrooms, think again… You already know it’s not going to happen at the level a dedicated team of professional cleaners can do it.

As you strive to operate a profitable business, I know you have thought long and hard about providing excellent service and competitive costs.

What about the appearance of the physical premises of your business?  Yes, your logo and business cards are important, but how much of an impact do you think your storefront has on your customer’s decision to walk into your store?

Once in the store, will customers stay long enough to make a purchase?  Or will they quickly leave because there is dirt on the shelves, displays, and a bad smell in the store?

Do Customers Notice (or Care) if Your Storefront Is Dirty?

When a potential customer who has never heard of your company walks by your storefront, you want them to walk inside and be wowed by the presentation of your merchandise and awesome products.

However, you’ll never get a chance to make a sale if you can’t get new customers through the door.

And you’ll never get a sale if the customer is turned off by dust, grime, and litter all over the store.

So How Do You Go About Getting New Customers To Enter Your Building?

It starts with creating a clean storefront.

  • A massive 95% of shoppers say exterior appearance influences where they decide to shop.
  • More than two-thirds of consumers say they’ve decided not to enter a particular business because its exterior appearance was unappealing for some reason.
  • 52% of consumers have avoided a business purely because the storefront was dirty.

Almost 80% of shoppers say they’re willing to try out new places, and most have purchased from a business outside their typical circle in the past six months.

If you fail to continually satisfy your customers with good service, organization and cleanliness, they probably won’t hesitate to look elsewhere.

Clean Washrooms – The Secret To Repeat Business

A whopping 95% of customers say that the level of cleanliness the washroom in a retail location is a make-or-break factor on whether they will visit the store again.

When a customer walks into your washroom will they be greeted with a fresh-smelling, clean environment with no dust or dirt in the corners, around the sink or around the toilet?

Based on studies, when a customer sees a barely-clean, or worse yet, a dirty, smelly washroom, it could well be the last time they visit your store.

This is especially true for female clients, but many men feel the same way.

A Professional Retail Store Cleaning And Janitorial Services Company Specializes In Solving These Problems

A professional retail store cleaning and janitorial service has the right tools to produce a superior result…a sparkling clean retail environment.

Be careful to choose a company that trains its staff on a regular basis.  Technologies and cleaning products are constantly evolving.  You need a janitorial company that is willing and able to provide the best retail cleaning possible by using the latest knowledge in the commercial cleaning business.

A dedicated retail store cleaning and janitorial services company will make sure your customers are not driven away by dirty floors or memorable washrooms.

When you hire a company that has experienced retail store cleaning crews they will have your washrooms sparkling clean and sanitized, your entryway floors and windows will be shiny clean.  They will even clean up things that you never even thought of like dirt pockets in corners and around door frames.

Retail Store Cleaning Can Be Dangerous

In the process of getting clean and shiny floors during customer hours, the floors can get pretty wet and slippery.  This creates many opportunities for your staff and customers to lose their footing and cause damage to themselves, others or even the store.

Proper safety training is necessary when working around customers and staff.  Be sure to hire a retail store cleaning and janitorial services provider that is aware of potential problems and knows how to handle them.

In addition to having procedures to handle safety concerns, check that the retail janitorial company has the right kind and amount of insurance… just in case a situation develops into expensive medical and legal bills.

Professional Retail Cleaning Requires Variety of Services

The cleaning needs of every business are different.  In addition to dusting, vacuuming and cleaning washrooms, a retail business can require many other types of services including power/pressure cleaning, special event cleaning, and more.

Each type of cleaning requires specialized cleaning equipment and the trained personnel to use them properly… without causing damage and wasting resources.

Professional cleaning companies offer customized cleaning options to meet your retail store’s specific cleaning requirements.

Customized Cleaning Solutions For Retail Stores

For retail environments, impressions matter. Customers choose to spend their time and money in places that are appealing and welcoming. What if you had a service partner whose goal was to make that first impression a good one? And a lasting one?

Evergreen Building Maintenance provides custom retail store cleaning and janitorial services to manage janitorial solutions all kinds of large and small clients that enhance the customer’s experience.

A typical retail cleaning contract can include

  • Cleaning of hard floor surfaces and carpets
  • Thorough disinfection of restrooms
  • Cleaning and  disinfection of change rooms
  • Periodic disinfection of popular touch points in the store
  • Interior and exterior window cleaning services
  • Stripping, waxing, polishing and buffing of floors
  • Dusting and cleaning of surfaces and lighting fixtures

Washroom Cleaning Services Can Include

  • A thorough dusting of all surfaces
  • Disinfecting all touch points including light switches and door handles
  • Cleaning around faucets and the base of toilet and urinal areas

Comprehensive Cleaning Program Can Include

  • Cleaning of employee break rooms or kitchens
  • Sweeping and mopping of hard surface floors
  • Vacuuming of the carpet
  • Dusting
  • Emptying trash
  • Carpet Cleaning
  • Power washing
  • Tile and grout cleaning
  • Hard surface floor cleaning
  • Furniture and upholstery cleaning
  • Window washing
  • Power washing

Retail and commercial cleaning and maintenance includes but is surely not limited to the following

  • Clean & polish entry handles, sills, doorplates, and metal trim
  • Clean glass, windows, wood or metal doors, and doorjambs
  • Cleaning and sanitizing water fountains
  • Complete floor care, stripping, sealing, waxing and burnishing
  • Dust & clean baseboards, ledges and exit signs
  • Empty ashtrays, clean sand urns, fill sand as needed
  • Parking lot sweeping and pressure washing
  • Remove debris from landscape pots and planters, take trash to bins
  • Reporting and replacing burned out lights
  • Restroom cleaning and sanitization
  • Spot cleaning and vacuuming carpets
  • Sweep, dust, and damp mop all floors, entrances, elevators, stairways
  • Food Court and commercial office cleaning

Event Cleaning In Retail Environments Can Include

  • Grand Openings
  • Construction Clean-Ups
  • Store Closings At Odd Hours
  • Final Clean-Ups After The Event

An excellent first impression is crucial for a retail business. By hiring a commercial cleaning company that specializes in a retail store or retail shopping mall cleaning services, retail store owners can boost their store’s appearance and increase their revenues.

Evergreen has been offering superior and affordable retail store cleaning and janitorial services for over 30 years.

Call now for a free, confidential retail store cleaning and janitorial services quote:   1-888-559-6870 or 250-999-2796

The Right Medical Office Cleaning Company Can Help Prevent Cross-Contamination

The most important part of medical office cleaning is cross-contamination and infection control.

When a patient walks in the door the last thing they want to have happen is cross-contamination from other people’s illnesses.

Make sure your medical office or dental office is cleaned and sterilized without the worry of harmful micro-organisms that can aggravate already weak immune systems.

Cleaning Medical Offices Is A Specialization

The requirements for medical office cleaning services are not the same as for other types of office cleaning.

In order to properly clean a medical office cleaning staff must learn specialized cleaning procedures and medical awareness training that keep everyone safe.  In addition to other training all cleaning staff must be trained in:

  • “Sharps” handling
  • Different types of sharps disposal containers and how to operate them safely
  • Awareness of bloodborne pathogens and related disposal systems and containers
  • How to handle infectious waste disposal equipment

Medical Office Cleaning Checklist

  • Cleaning medical offices take a little more time than other types of offices. Make sure your medical office cleaning company has budgeted enough time to do a thorough cleaning.
  • There is a difference between disinfecting and sanitizing. It is important to do both on a daily basis for medical office cleaning.
  • Some areas of the clinic will need extra thorough disinfecting. Go over these areas when discussing your cleaning needs with the manager of the cleaning team as well as the cleaners themselves when they first get started.  The last thing you need is for your patients to get infected.
  • There are different types of trash cans and each needs to be handled in the appropriate way. Some can just be emptied the normal way while others will need to be disinfected each time they are emptied.
  • Waiting rooms are a breeding ground for germs and bacteria. This high traffic area needs to be cleaned regularly…more than once every day, in some medical office cleaning cases.
  • Furniture must be thoroughly cleaned daily.
  • Don’t forget that people drop things and put their bags on the floor and under the furniture. The floor around the furniture is especially prone to dirt and infection-causing micro-organisms.
  • The toilet is the most infectious place in the medical clinic. Make sure to budget lots of time for cleaning staff to sanitize, disinfect, and thoroughly SCRUB the inside and outside of the whole toilet, the floor around it, the sink, and all countertops.
  • Air duct cleaning is highly essential in a medical clinic. While germs on the floor, walls, and furniture can be cleaned fairly easily, people often forget about the air ducts.  Dirt, germs, and bacteria get trapped in the air duct and circulate back out into the room.  Make sure to have a proper filtration and cleaning schedule for HVAC systems.
  • If you have toys for the kids consider soaking them in a cleaning solution and allowing them to soak for at least 10 minutes, every day.
  • All touchpoints need to be sanitized. The main touchpoints like doorknobs, table tops, switches should be sanitized daily.
  • Use “green cleaning” products, equipment, and techniques so patients don’t have allergic reactions to cleaning chemicals.

Cleaning medical offices is something that must not be done in a hurry. Frequently touched surfaces must be well cleaned and disinfected to avoid microorganisms growing and transferring from one person to another through such places.

Special attention must also be paid to the kind of products used in cleaning the medical facility. Especially rooms like the doctor’s office, waiting room, restroom, and other common rooms.

Evergreen Building Maintenance has several professional cleaning teams that have experience in medical office cleaning.  Give us a call for a quote.  We’ll work with the specific needs of your medical clinic to keep your staff and patients safe.

Our Experience In Medical Care Facility Cleaning Includes:

  • Medical offices
  • Dental office cleaning
  • Cleaning for elderly care facility
  • Senior’s health center
  • Medical clinic
  • Retirement home cleaning
  • Massage clinic cleaning
  • Medical spa cleaning
  • Other professional office cleaning

Call now for a quote on daily or weekly medical office cleaning and janitorial services for your facility: 1-888-959-7304 or 250-800-3732.

How A Professional Office Cleaning Company Prevents The Spread Of Viruses

A professional office cleaning company can play a vital role in controlling the spread of viruses.

Every year people get sick from the flu and other viruses. When people are unable to report to work it causes millions of dollars of lost profits for companies in BC.

How Do Viruses Spread?

WebMd says “Viruses spread from person to person mainly in droplets that fly out when you cough or sneeze. These tiny drops from a sick person go through the air and land on the mouths or noses of others nearby.

Germs are also passed along when you touch mucus droplets from someone else on a surface like a desk and then touch your own eyes, mouth, or nose before you get a chance to wash your hands. Viruses like the flu can live 24 hours or longer on plastic and metal surfaces like cafeteria tables, doorknobs, and cups.”

Unfortunately, the flu virus isn’t the only virus that can spread easily.

The Spread Of Diseases In An Office Environment Is Worse Than You May Think

The BMC Infectious Diseases Journal published a study in 2006 saying “The most common nosocomial pathogens may survive or persist on surfaces for months and can thereby be a continuous source of transmission if no regular preventive surface disinfection is performed.”

This study was done in a hospital environment and shows the long-lasting power of severe, even deadly viruses. Shari Solomon, president of CleanHealth Environmental LLC, Silver Spring, Maryland says “Over the past few years, a number of infections that we always considered hospital-acquired infections, such as MRSA and C.diff (a bacterium that causes diarrhea and colitis), have become community-acquired infections, as well,”

Not only are superbugs becoming more resistant to antibiotic drugs. Antibiotic-resistant infections are typically spread when people touch a contaminated surface and then touch their mouth, eyes or nose.  This is why handwashing and cleaning of high-touch surfaces is imperative.

Offices Are Prime Locations For The Spread Of Diseases

The possibility of spreading disease is especially high in facilities where people live or work in close proximity to each other.

A growing number of people are choosing not to get vaccinated and showing up at work or school when they are sick.  This increases the risk of spreading the illness exponentially.

Professional Office Cleaning Solutions

Manual disinfecting methods have their limitations.  Commercial office cleaning company workers who are trying to conform to a schedule may miss contaminated surfaces or skimp on the time spent on cleaning due to scheduling pressures.

Technology Based Solutions For Disinfecting An Office

Innovative technologies combined with training programs on how to use the technology properly can provide safer, better coverage in a shorter period of time than traditional disinfecting methods.  For example:

  • Electrostatics can cover large areas and hard to reach surfaces quickly and efficiently.
  • In hospitals, copper-treated surfaces have been found to reduce a number of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).
  • Chemicals remain on the surface for a much longer time when spraying disinfectants using electrostatics.

Non-Technology Based Solutions To Get Better Office Cleaning

Commercial janitorial services technology offers some great options for getting the best cleaning possible, but quite often what you need is an experienced cleaning professional with the right tools and training. Here are some examples of what to look for in a well-managed commercial cleaning company:

  • Custodial workers should be trained to identify cleaning areas that may not get enough attention in regular daily cleanings.
  • Cleaning hot-spots should get special attention based on a schedule instead of waiting for the dirt to become obvious before someone pays attention to it.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting should be done every day.
  • A more thorough, rigorous deep-cleaning should be scheduled on regular basis.
  • Schedule workloads for janitorial staff so they have enough time to give personal attention to areas based on their judgment.
  • Use “Green Cleaning” products instead of caustic disinfectants for sanitizing and disinfecting in the least toxic way.
  • Avoid bleach based cleaners which can cause irritation and respiratory problems.
  • If there is an outbreak of sickness spreading through the office, get a special “office deep cleaning” done asap! You’ll be surprised how quickly you can stop the spread of an illness.
  • Institute a color-coded system of microfiber to help prevent cross-contamination.

Professional Office Cleaning Company Offers Safer Alternatives

Although it is true that “people get sick all the time” a professional office cleaning company can do a lot to keep your staff and clients safe.

Evergreen Building Maintenance specializes in office cleaning.  We use green cleaning solutions to sanitize and disinfect your office environment.  With over 30 years experience in the commercial cleaning business, we have cleaning crews that have several years of experience.

Using in-class and on-site training protocols, we are constantly training and equipping our cleaning professionals with the latest technologies to give you a safe environment.

Call now for a free, confidential office cleaning and building maintenance quote from a professional office cleaning company:   1-888-559-6870 or 250-999-2796

Retail Business Cleaning Services

Retail business cleaning services involve business office cleaning services, warehouse cleaning and the public spaces cleaning.

Evergreen Building Maintenance provides commercial janitorial services  based on the exact retail store cleaning services you need for your particular business cleaning situation.

For example, a commercial cleaning services contract for a pet supplies store would be quite different from an auto dealership. The cleaning personnel would need completely different training, equipment and supplies.

We have specialized personnel and equipment to handle every retail janitorial situation.

Our cleaning supplies are health-conscious “green cleaning” oriented.  They are hypoallergenic and safe for humans and pets.

Based on our review of your business and your criterion, each retail and store cleaning quote is customized to address your specific business.  We don’t provide cookie-cutter commercial cleaning services.

Give us a call to get a free quote for business cleaning services.  We will be as meticulous with our quote as we are with our cleaning services.

Our Commitment To Quality Commercial Cleaning Services

  • Trustworthy, responsive and very easy to work with!
  • We will be really thorough and always open to feedback
  • Cleaning crew are very professional and are committed to doing nothing short of an excellent job. Your entire staff will be very happy with their service and have no complaints.
  • The Evergreen Building Maintenance Company is easy to contact and always have fast, reliable solutions to any questions or concerns you may have.
  • Our business will always be spotless when we are finished cleaning it.
  • You will be very happy with the work being done at your shop. You will hear any complaints from upper management or anyone else for that matter.
  • We inspect regularly on our own and periodically with the owner / manager of your business to make sure there are no complaints with our work or our cleaning staff.
  • We strive to make sure your experience is great and you find the cleaning crew easy to work with and communicate with on a daily basis if needed.
  • All employees are trained to be proactive so there is nothing you ever have to worry about if it got cleaned.
  • Evergreen Building Maintenance strives to be extremely helpful and dependable as your cleaning needs change from time to time or season to season.
  • We are always quick to answer emails and respond to your requests or questions in a timely manner.
  • Our cleaning crew is always very thorough and friendly.
  • We take pride in the fact that our cleaning staff does a fantastic job and they do it with great pride and professionalism each day!
  • Many of our cleaning staff has been around for several years.  They act as mentors for the new hires so they provide personable and dependable cleaning services.
  • You’ll find our staff to be properly trained in how to use their equipment, responsible, caring and friendly.
  • We strive for respectful, open communication and always a highly committed level of conscientiousness and readiness to assist you with any special request.
  • Since we are a “green cleaning” company we will support your efforts to be conscientious with your sustainability and recycling initiatives!
  • We’ll do a fantastic job and do it with great pride and professionalism each day!

Business Cleaning Services Include

As part of our commercial cleaning service for our Calgary clients, we maintain your site inside and out. Our services include:

  • Bathroom cleaning and sanitizing
  • Floor cleaning of all types – carpet, tile, vinyl, wood, stone
  • Walls and ceilings
  • Windows
  • Building exteriors
  • Trash and recycling removal
  • Parking lot cleaning

Call now for a quote on daily or weekly retail business cleaning services: 1-888-959-7304 or 250-800-3732.

Is Your Commercial Cleaning Company Poisoning The Air In Your Office Building?

So you hire a commercial cleaning company to keep your office building clean. The floors are shiny, the door handles have been sanitized, toilets are cleaned, dust on desks and equipment has been removed, cubicle walls are cleaned and the garbage is thrown out regularly.

That’s a pretty solid cleaning routine in an office environment. It would be fair for you to believe you have provided a clean and healthy environment for staff and clients… right?

Not quite…

In a first-of-its-kind study, Environmental Defence tested the impact of cleaning products on indoor air quality. In all 14 studied households, levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) went up during cleaning.

Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, are gases that are emitted into the air from products or processes. Some are harmful by themselves, including some that cause cancer. In addition, they can react with other gases and form other air pollutants after they are in the air.

Watch Out For Products Containing Prohibited Ingredients

Prohibited ingredients in cleaning products include:

  • Toxic Air Contaminants
  • Great Waters Pollutants of Concern
  • Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • Global Warming Compounds
  • Ozone Depleting Compounds
  • Alkylphenol ethoxylates
  • Dibutyl phthalates
  • Heavy Metals (including arsenic, lead, cadmium, cobalt, copper, chromium, mercury, nickel and zinc)
  • Carcinogens as listed by: International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), National Toxicology Program, USA EPA, Occupational Health and Safety Administration
  • Carcinogens and Reproductive Toxins as listed in Proposition 65

Health Effects Of VOC’s In Products Commonly Used By Commercial Cleaning Companies

As with other pollutants, the extent and nature of the health effect will depend on many factors including level of exposure and length of time exposed. Scientifically proven health effects of exposure to VOC’s include:

  • Eye, nose and throat irritation
  • Headaches, loss of coordination and nausea
  • Damage to liver, kidney and central nervous system
  • Some organics can cause cancer in animals, some are suspected or known to cause cancer in humans.

Key Signs Or Symptoms Associated With Exposure To VOCs:

  • conjunctival irritation
  • nose and throat discomfort
  • headache
  • allergic skin reaction
  • dyspnea
  • declines in serum cholinesterase levels
  • nausea
  • emesis
  • epistaxis
  • fatigue
  • dizziness

Common Sources of VOCs In An Office / Home Environment:

  • paints, paint strippers and other solvents
  • wood preservatives
  • aerosol sprays
  • cleansers and disinfectants
  • moth repellents and air fresheners
  • stored fuels and automotive products
  • hobby supplies
  • dry-cleaned clothing
  • pesticides
  • building materials and furnishings
  • office equipment such as copiers and printers, correction fluids and carbonless copy paper
  • graphics and craft materials including glues and adhesives, permanent markers and photographic solutions.

Indoor air quality has always been a key component of effective green cleaning. Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are a major control point from cleaning and sanitation products.

Studies are now showing that VOCs from cleaning products are also a large contributor to outdoor air pollution.

Make sure your commercial cleaning uses Green Cleaning products and processes.

Evergreen Building Maintenance is committed to Green Cleaning.

Call Evergreen Building Maintenance for a free quote for daily or weekly office cleaning services: 1-888-559-6870 or 250-999-2796

Kelowna Commercial Cleaning Services – Evergreen Building Maintenance uses “Green” cleaning solutions and equipment so you can breathe easy!