Keeping a Clean Office Is Rewarding

A clean and tidy office sets an organizational tone for the company. Employees are more organized and often more energized when the work in a clean space. It requires continued focus to maintain otherwise messes become common. Getting employees on-board sometimes requires additional motivation but the rewards can be great. These tips are to help keep a clean and tidy small office for business owners.

1. Assign weekly cleaning duties and make sure there is a clear and defined program that everyone is aware of with a posted sheet of responsibilities. This system will allow a self policing among employees on keeping sure duties are completed.

2. Choose the right cleaning equipment and supplies. Making sure that the office has the necessary cleaning equipment is very important. You will not get the same cleaning from a standard vacuum as you would a Shark Navigator Swivel and the same goes for cleaning supplies. Keep supplies close by storage containers and cabinets are practical methods to try to make certain often-used supplies are at hand. It is good to keep items close because it will save you time several times a day, which adds up over months and years.

3. Develop a filing system and organize the company's current projects by placing them in project binders or folders. Mark with the appropriate label and store them in a cabinet or container. Doing this will prevent stacks of paper that has to be looked through each time a project needs to be found. Now you have a filing system that will help the business operate more efficiently.

4. Use an office in and out paper tray flow. Papers and unopened mail coming into the office for several different people and need a home until steps relating to them can be made. Some times it is easiest to make department trays and place employees mail there depending on the size of the company.


Jason Friedman has 13+ years of safety professional and also in that time managed five figure monthly PPC account and SEO for safety consulting firm. His knowledge comes from real world hands on results.

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