If you have requested bids or proposals for commercial cleaning services, you might think it’s a better value to just keep the work in-house. But if your bottom line is driving your decision, you may be putting your business at risk for bigger, costlier problems.
One of the biggest expenses in commercial cleaning is labor. To be more competitive, some companies may hire people “under the table,” eliminating overhead costs associated with employees, like benefits and payroll taxes. Some property owners or managers may be tempted to do the same thing. But it’s illegal, and it puts you on the wrong side of Department of Homeland Security policy.
MSSI eliminates your risk of unverified technicians because we E-Verify every new hire, and we offer competitive pay and benefits to retain qualified and experienced technicians.
Some commercial companies just don’t invest in training. If you think that commercial cleaning is just about maintaining appearances, then it isn’t really necessary. But that’s not the case.
Commercial cleaning is essential to maintaining a hygienic, safe and cost-effective property. To do that, crews need some specialized knowledge to ensure they:
Having untrained technicians “puts you at greater risk for worker’s compensation and premises liability claims.
Many businesses have industry standards and regulations that must be followed to stay in compliance and open for business. A poorly or improperly trained cleaning staff are unlikely to know the protocols they need to follow and standards they need to maintain. That means the next time the health or securities inspector pays a visit, you could be shut down until all violations have been rectified.
And that brings us to our final point—doing commercial cleaning on your own may seem like it will save you a lot of money, but if cleaning is not done properly, then you increase your risk for serious profit loss because you will: