Types of Services of Commercial Cleaning Companies

vacuum cleanerThere are several different types of commercial cleaning companies and services to fit a variety of commercial business needs. Commercial cleaning companies often have specific types of businesses they cover such as general offices, multi-tenant buildings, medical offices & health facilities, education facilities, churches, automotive facilities, fitness centers and logistics businesses.


There are some types of offices and facilities that need business specific cleaning services. Healthcare facilities such as medical offices, acute care facilities and ambulatory care facilities are an example of offices and facilities that need business specific cleaning services due to the nature of their customers and work environment.


Commercial cleaning companies  have various types of services that they may offer. These services may include janitorial, daytime cleaning, disaster restoration, and specialty cleaning services. Each commercial cleaning company has their own services they list as a basic or regular commercial cleaning services.  Basic services for a non-medical office environment may include dusting & disinfecting, mopping & vacuuming, restroom cleaning, and trash removal.


What a commercial cleaning service considers a specialty cleaning service may vary. For specialty services, commercial cleaning companies may include carpet cleaning, hard floor maintenance, interior & exterior window cleaning, upholstery & furniture cleaning, initial cleaning, special event cleanup for before and after and event, janitorial cleaning, and property management.


One specialty service that may be offered by commercial cleaning companies is initial cleaning services. This type of service is the first clean up before the basic cleaning services are scheduled to begin. Initial cleaning services is often used after an office or facility has gone through a large project such as construction or renovation, or on a smaller scale when a business has rearranged offices or just furnishings. This type of cleaning service may need to be used when an office or facility hasn’t been used in some time or where cleaning of the office or facility was neglected or infrequent.


There are many benefits for a business to hire a commercial cleaning company beyond just clean offices. Is4Profit, an information guide for businesses, states that a clean environment can have a positive effect on employees and on customers. A clean office environment can improve employee motivation to perform better. The cleanliness of an office environment can also affect the over-all health of employees. Keeping an office clean of dust, mold, allergens and other substances that can diminish the air quality of an office can help keep employees healthier and more productive. A clean office can also help employees have a positive image about the company they work for.


Not only are employees more satisfied with a work environment that is clean, customers prefer clean business environments as well. A clean business environment that is uncluttered and well maintained creates a positive business image for customers.


With so many different commercial cleaning companies available today, there is a right fit for every business. Not only will hiring a commercial cleaning company improve the appearance of a business it can also build employee motivation and customer appreciation.



  1. “Positive Effects Clean Environments Have on Businesses.”

6 April 2016