Campus and School Cleaning

Campus and School Cleaning: 3 Reasons to Hire Commercial Cleaners

Maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment through regular campus and school cleaning is more important than ever. The pandemic has shown us just how quickly germs can spread, and how crucial it is to have clean facilities. As families and students start off a new school year health and safety remain a high priority¹. Classrooms, offices, common areas, break rooms, bathrooms, dorm rooms, clinics, gymnasiums, and more need to be professionally cleaned on a regular basis.

That’s where a commercial cleaning company like Foreman Pro Cleaning can help. Learn about the three reasons we can help keep your campus clean and in great condition: outsourced daytime custodial services, rotational evening cleanings, and floor cleaning services (auto scrubbing, buffing, and waxing).

Why is cleanliness important in school or college campus settings? 

There are several reasons why cleanliness is so important in campus settings.

  • First and foremost, it’s essential for the safety of students and staff. A clean campus helps to prevent the spread of germs and illness, creating a healthier environment for everyone².
  • Regular cleaning can prolong the life of campus facilities and furniture, keeping them looking their best.
  • A clean campus sends a positive message to students, staff, and visitors that the school or college is well-maintained and takes pride in its appearance.
  • Students learn more effectively in clean classrooms, and staff are more productive in clean offices.
  • Clean schools equal successful schools because they create an inviting atmosphere that attracts students and families.
  • Parents don’t need to worry about their child’s safety when they know the campus is being cleaned regularly.
  • Student have more time for learning when they’re not sick, and campus staff can focus on their jobs when they’re not dealing with illness.
  • Creating good habits in students by teaching them to respect and take care of their campus helps them to become responsible, productive citizens.

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What are some of the benefits of hiring a commercial cleaning company?

There are many benefits to outsourcing campus and school cleaning to a commercial cleaning company like Foreman Pro Cleaning.

  • Commercial cleaners have the experience and expertise to get the job done right.
  • They use state-of-the art equipment and supplies to clean schools and campuses large and small quickly and efficiently.
  • They can work around your schedule, cleaning when students and staff are not present so they are not disrupted. 
  • Regular cleanings by commercial cleaners help to prolong the life of campus facilities.

What to look for in a school cleaning service

When you’re looking for a school cleaning service, it’s important to choose one with experience cleaning school facilities.  Also:

  • The cleaning company you choose should be bonded and insured. This protects your school or college in case of any damages that may occur during the cleaning process.
  • Make sure the company you choose uses eco-friendly products and practices to protect the environment.
  • The cleaning company you select should have a good reputation and be able to provide references from satisfied clients. 
  • The company should have a plan to clean every area of your campus, including classrooms, offices, common areas, break rooms, bathrooms, dorm rooms and clinics.
  • The company should be able to customize their services to meet the specific needs of your campus.
  • The company should understand sanitation and infection control standards and be able to provide a written cleaning protocol for your campus.

Why hire Foreman Pro Cleaning?

Here are the three ways a commercial cleaning company like Foreman Pro Cleaning can help a school or college campus stay clean:

Outsourced Daytime Custodial Services:

A commercial cleaning company can take on the responsibility of daytime custodial services, so your campus staff can focus on their jobs. We have a team of highly trained and experienced custodians who are dedicated to keeping your campus clean. Our daytime services are designed to keep your campus clean and safe for students and staff throughout the day.

Rotational Evening Cleanings:

In addition to daytime custodial services, a commercial cleaning company can also provide rotational evening cleanings. This means that different areas of campus will be cleaned on different nights, so that the entire campus is cleaned on a regular basis. Our evening cleaning services are ideal for busy campus settings that experience high traffic during the day. We’ll work around your schedule to clean common areas, offices, classrooms, and other campus facilities in the evening hours.

Floor Cleaning Services:

A commercial cleaning company can also provide floor cleaning services, such as auto scrubbing, buffing, and waxing. This is important to keep your campus floors clean and looking their best. Our floor cleaning services are perfect for high-traffic areas that experience a lot of wear and tear.

Our school cleaning services

Our school cleaning services in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC, are expansive and customizable to your school’s needs. Whether you are an elementary school, a grade school, high school, community college, or university, here’s a snapshot of the services we offer:

  • Maintenance rotational cleaning, such as high and low dusting, common area cleaning, bathroom cleaning, café and kitchenette cleaning, library cleaning, and more. We also have morning, daytime, and/or evening classroom and auditorium cleaning capability based upon your campus’s needs.
  • Campus day and night porters and staff augmented custodians.
  • Carpet cleaning: HEPA vacuuming, stain treatment, wet extraction, and post-spot treatment.
  • Hard floor cleaning: floor stripping, waxing, and buffing for commercial flooring such as ceramic, LVT, and other hard flooring surfaces. Rotational auto scrubbing services.
  • Sanitizing and disinfecting touch points such as doorknobs, cabinet handles, light switches, drawers, breakroom appliances, bathrooms, computer equipment, conference room touch points, and more, all of which is performed by highly trained professionals who abide by CDC, EPA, and OSHA regulations.
  • Dormitory and residence hall public and common area cleaning services (kitchenettes, bathrooms, hallways, meeting spaces, etc.).
  • Window cleaning: office glass, interior and exterior windows, and more.

We also specialize in critical environment cleaning, with no exception for school and college specialty rooms. Using our critical environment-trained cleaning division, we have proven and trusted experience delivering the following:

  • Campus data center cleaning, server room cleaning, IDF/MDF closet cleaning, telecommunications room cleaning, A/V room cleaning, and similar spaces.
  • Computer lab cleaning, science lab cleaning, technology lab cleaning, and similar critical spaces.
  • Campus broadcast and music recording studio cleaning.
  • Raised-floor cleaning.

Our university cleaning services can also help if universities have sections that resemble a healthcare or medical facility, including student clinics. We also specialize in medical office and healthcare cleaning environments and can bring this full-service capability to your campus operations.

We have offices in Annapolis, Maryland, and Yorktown, Virginia, that serve their neighboring cities.

Contact our professionals today

If you are looking for campus cleaning services in Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC, look no further than Foreman Pro Cleaning. 

When it comes to campus cleaning, there are a few things you should keep in mind. 

  • The pandemic has taught us all the importance of maintaining clean and healthy environments for school and college campus settings. Classrooms, offices, common areas, break rooms, bathrooms, dorm rooms, clinics, gymnasiums, and more need to be professionally cleaned.
  • You’ll want to choose a commercial cleaning company like Foreman Pro Cleaning that has experience cleaning campus settings of all sizes. We have more than 25 years of commercial cleaning experience and are experts in the campus cleaning industry and are dedicated to providing the highest quality of service.
  • You’ll want to choose a campus cleaning company that offers a wide range of services. At Foreman Pro Cleaning, we offer everything from outsourced daytime custodial services to rotational evening cleanings and floor cleaning services (auto scrub, buffing, and waxing). We also specialize in critical environment cleaning, with no exception for school and college specialty rooms.

Now that you know the importance of keeping your campus clean and the benefits of hiring a commercial cleaning company, you can make an informed decision about what’s best for your school or college. Contact Foreman Pro Cleaning today to learn more about our campus and school cleaning services in Washington DC, Annapolis, MD, or the Hampton Roads, VA area. We look forward to hearing from you!


  1. Stress, covid, other school-year worries. Experts give parents tips. – Marlene Cimons – Washington Post –

  2. Operational Guidance for K-12 Schools and Early Care and Education Programs to Support Safe In-Person Learning – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention –