The Dirty Truth

Answers to Your Hospital Housekeeping and Janitorial Service Questions.

How to Manage Quality Control

In a service based industry, you need systems in place to measure and manage quality. What does quality mean to you? More importantly, how do you ensure quality services? We've found that good standards and practices start with good communication. When a team works together, it's possible to improve productivity, save time and reduce costs. Below are three ways to improve communication and ultimately manage quality control.

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What is Environmental Services (EVS) in Health Care?

Many are familiar with the terms "janitorial" and "housekeeping," but not as many are familiar with environmental services (EVS), a term that is used to exclusively describe cleaning performed in health care settings.


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Building a Partnership with Your Commercial Cleaning Service

In 2019, it is unacceptable to operate a business from a purely transactional mindset. Relationship building is crucial to any business strategy. We’d even take it a step further to say that partnership is key. It isn’t solely about what one party can do for the other, but what you can accomplish together to make services, products and communication better for everyone.


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A Day in the Life of a Franchise Owner: Carmen Garcia

A typical day for a business owner is not so typical. In addition to managing the obstacles and daily responsibilities of a business are personal responsibilities like caring for children, potentially working a second job. For OctoClean Franchisee Carmen Garcia, it is working towards her college degree.


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IoT and the Future of Commercial Cleaning

With each breakthrough in product and technology development, our industry becomes better equipped to manage infection control and create new standards that reflect what we've learned.


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