The Dirty Truth

Answers to Your Hospital Housekeeping and Janitorial Service Questions.

Quality vs. Consistency–Which is Better?

In our last blog post we assessed the meaning of quality. While there isn't a one size fits all definition, we came to the conclusion that a good measure of quality services is whether they meet customer requirements.

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How to Measure Quality Cleaning

Quality is a term that seems to get thrown around a lot with little consideration of how it is measured. What does quality mean to you? Quality can be defined as high-grade, superior or excellent. But this still doesn’t provide a finite definition because these terms are all still measured on a relative scale that is subject to our own opinions and bias.

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What is Electrostatic Disinfection?

Electrostatic spraying has been used in the agricultural and automobile industries for decades. After years of using electrostatic spraying to target crops with pesticides and evenly paint cars, the technology has transitioned into the cleaning space to improve disinfection.

 

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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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