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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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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How We're Improving Our Stainless Steel Cleaning Methods

Stainless steel is one of the most unforgiving surfaces to clean. Traditionally, stainless steel cleaners are oil based because oil easily buffs out finger prints and leaves a glossy appearance. The only problem is that it doesn't actually clean the surface. Instead it leaves an oily layer of product and as soon as the next person uses the elevator or rests a hand on the bathroom stall, fingerprints are left behind.


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Understanding Janitorial Bids

Let’s say you are considering hiring a janitorial provider and you’ve been presented with four different bids. Each bid is specific to your facility and includes the same services.


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