When looking around your office space, you would assume that every desk is clean. Well, in many cases, this isn’t actually the case. It is a fact that some germs can survive on dry surfaces such as desks and chairs for several hours before they die. During this time, there are plenty of opportunities for workers to pick them up on their hands and transfer them to other places and people. This includes the presence of salmonella, a common cause of stomach bugs.
Look around your office. Looks clean and tidy, right? Look closer. You may think it’s sparkling, but upon close inspection, you may learn just what areas are breeding grounds for bacteria. Germs can creep around in the places you would least expect.
The majority of offices have a kitchen area in which the employees can prepare their lunches and stay hydrated and caffeinated. With so many workers making use of the space throughout the day, it is important to keep everything clean. However, this is something that is often overlooked.
Is your office fortunate enough to have a coffee machine? Do you know who is in charge of cleaning it? If it’s not you and you have never seen anyone else do it, you may discover that no one is actually doing it! A coffee machine is often as an added bonus to the office but allowing grime to build up can make it more of a burden than a treat. So, what should be done about the matter? This week, we will give you a full breakdown on how to clean the office coffee machine. By the end of this article, you will no longer have an excuse to let the grime build up as everyone will know what steps to take!
If you have been keeping your eye on the news lately, you will have seen a lot about our current environmental situation. Among these stories is the particularly scary news that Earth may be approaching the point “no return”. So, where do we begin with making positive changes? The first thing we can do is reduce our plastic waste. Now, you may already be in a good routine with your plastic waste at home, but what about the office? Could you be doing more to reduce plastic waste in your workplace? Here are some things you should consider.
Whether you’re a Netflix Subscriber or not, you will have probably heard the name “Marie Kondo” thrown around a lot recently. Her minimalistic approach to reducing clutter in the home is certainly gaining popularity, especially during spring cleaning season. On her Netflix show, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, not only does Marie help people organise their home, she follows a specific motto: if an item doesn’t spark joy within you, it’s time to say goodbye! But, why does this motto have to only apply in the home? What about your workspace? How can you apply this motto to your office, where you often see clutter build up directly in front of you? Here, we explain how you can create an office that sparks joy.
If your workplace has a dishwasher, you will be aware that this kind of appliance can get rather nasty after being used by many people. From overloading that prevents a thorough cleaning job to stray pieces of food and horrible smells, there are many things that can go wrong with your office dishwasher.
Coffee is life, and we all have a personal preference. However, whether you be a flat white comfort drinker or a hardcore espresso “shotter”, coffee can quickly become a pain once you see it come into contact with your creamy office carpets. Not only are they unpleasant to look at, but the smell can also linger for quite some time.
It’s far too easy for our desks to become a cluttered mess of crumbs, coffee stains, post-it notes and more. These messes can really hold back our productivity. What’s more, they can impact how our co-workers and visitors view us, as well as the workplace as a whole. Whether your manager thinks you’re a messy worker or that a client thinks you are inefficient, appearances do matter. So, we have some sits to help keep your desk clear of clutter!
Far too many individuals assume that cleaning and sanitising are exactly the same as one another. However, you may be surprised to learn that these are actually two different sides of the same coin. When it comes to choosing a professional cleaning service for your business, it is essential that they understand the difference between office cleaning and sanitising.