Commercial cleaning might seem like a frivolity to some business owners, but the return on investment is tangible if you know where to look.For retail spaces, commercial cleaning is imperative. Customers judge the professionalism of a business by how it appears both on the outside and inside, and may choose to take their business elsewhere if the place is dirty or cluttered. ²
For office workers, safety is a primary concern in the office space, but managers also saw that with more professional cleaning, employees were less likely to take as many sick days throughout the year, indicating that the air quality had been affecting their health.
More than half (58%) of employed Americans who went into an office prior to COVID-19 would like to see increased cleaning and sanitizing measures implemented at their office as a result of COVID-19.
-American Workers Concerned About Office Cleanliness
Furthermore, employee productivity increased, as did morale, as employees felt like they were working in a better and more maintained environment. This increased overall work satisfaction as well, leading to a safer and healthier workplace for all.
In many cases, it even decreased the number of HR complaints as more workers were in better moods, less likely to have headaches, and generally appreciated their surroundings more.