The Dirty Truth

Answers to Your Hospital Housekeeping and Janitorial Service Questions.

Why Disinfectants Used in Hospital Housekeeping Aren't "Green"

It is often said that you cannot "go green" in a hospital because of the amount of disinfectants that are used. In the “green” world, disinfectants are not given that label because they kill organisms and bacteria and they do not differentiate between good and bad bacteria.In my former life, I sold chemicals. I prided myself on the ability to explain a chemical technically and describe the theory about why it was made to do the job it was marketed it to do. (This is my nerd speech.)
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OctoClean and Pinterest: An Unlikely Match

Yes, OctoClean has a Pinterest page. “What ever for?” you might ask, just as I did initially. Before I really understood what Pinterest was, it seemed absurd to me that OctoClean, a company that provides janitorial and hospital housekeeping services, would be “pinning” photos online. What could we possibly have to pin that would be worth noting? Well, it turns out, a lot more than I would have thought. In fact, the possibilities for us on Pinterest seem nearly endless.

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OctoClean's 7 Tips to Customer Retention and Growth

If you search the internet for business nurturing, you often find programs designed to nurture prospective customers or your “top” customers. You will less often encounter nurturing to your existing customers and rarely do you hear about nurturing to your employees or in our case to our OctoClean Franchise Owners. Nurturing, in terms of marketing, dominates the web.There is no point to hide the fact that janitorial businesses are for profit. The goal is to obtain a larger customer base through marketing, advertising and sales activities. The combination of dynamic sales and strong customer retention, will lead many companies to reach their desired goals.Do we place a higher value on marketing, advertising and sales or do we focus on retention? The experts will tell you both and they are absolutely correct. One without the other will affect the balance of a company. However, a strong customer retention program will provide stability and longevity in the industry and it will end up providing your sales department a competitive advantage over the competition.
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OctoClean and Social Media....for janitorial services?

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OctoClean Housekeeping Services...Keeping It Clean and Quiet.

"Clean and Quiet”

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