Category Archives: Bathroom Maintenance

Commercial Cleaning Supplies in New Orleans

St. Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. If you came here looking for commercial cleaning supplies in the New Orleans area, Worldwide Janitor can help you out. For 3 years, we have been selling cleaning supplies across the USA, but haven’t really focused on our local market. Regardless of this, a select few local customers have … Continue reading

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Get Everyone Motivated to do the Task Everyone Hates — Cleaning

Cleaning is not the most enjoyable task and often put it off until it’s absolutely necessary. Very few people are willing to take on the task of cleaning at home and at work. It even gets tiresome for companies who provide cleaning services. Whether you’re a cleaning company trying to figure out ways to keep employees and yourself motivated or … Continue reading

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How to Clean and Deodorize Items and Areas Often Neglected

Whether you use a cleaning service to clean for you or have your own cleaning staff, many areas often go neglected, especially in facilities that aren’t required to adhere to strict agency guidelines. Not only does it make your environment safer against potential germs and viruses, it keeps your facility more presentable. Many of the cleaning tasks are quick and … Continue reading

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How to Properly Select Chemical Proportioning Systems

Chemical Proportioning Systems allow many business that prepare chemicals to be diluted properly to use for a variety of cleaning tasks. Not only does it assist in the dilution process, they also make it safer and less time consuming for employees to do the dilutions. Over-diluting won’t get the job done properly – especially in facilities that have strict requirements … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for New Cleaning Clients

When your business wins a contract for a new cleaning client, it’s critical to prepare for the tasks ahead. If they hire you, it’s generally because the previous cleaning contractor didn’t do the job correctly. Being well prepared and taking the time to tackle potentially tough cleaning jobs will assist in getting ahead of the game, saving you time and … Continue reading

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The Trend of Going Green

Green cleaning has become an international trend to help protect the environment and people who have potential issues with harsh chemicals.  Other things, such as fragrances and products without a neutral pH balance can affect your respiratory system and those who have allergies. The products are generally biodegradable, non-toxic to humans and animals. They also contain no volatile organic compounds, … Continue reading

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Cleaning to Prepare for Colder Weather

Cleaning when the weather gets cold can be tough, especially if the responsibilities are outside. Because many businesses tend to keep the heat low or off when no one is in the facility, it can also make cleaning and sanitizing the inside of the facility tougher for you as well. To make your job easier, consider several things before and … Continue reading

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How to Select a Cleaning Service for Your Business

The cleaning business is a tough industry. Because of the competition and franchises, many businesses often select a cleaning service that offers the lowest price. Contracts are written with basic cleaning services, but it doesn’t mean all of the services are getting done. Selecting the right cleaning service and understanding how they operate can assist in making sure your facility … Continue reading

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Common Mistakes Made Cleaning Floors

Most contracts for commercial cleaning include cleaning floors on a routine basis. In large, and even small commercial and industrial facilities, floors undergo strenuous circumstances – this includes a lot of traffic, spills by customers and employees, marks from shoes, as well as other wear and tear. Although this is a standard issue in commercial cleaning, there are mistakes that … Continue reading

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The Incredible Uses of Denatured Alcohol

Denatured alcohol has a variety of uses. It’s referred to as “denatured” alcohol because it includes ingredients not made for consumption and toxic if consumed. Not only can it be used as a clean-burning fuel for marine and camping stoves, it works well as a cleaner and sanitizing agent in a variety of commercial and industrial environments. Because denaturing the … Continue reading

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The Many Uses of Ammonia

Ammonia is a cheap cleaning agent that has many uses. This includes industries such as commercial cleaning, commercial kitchens, farming and other industrial facilities. Its pungent smell makes us not use it, but the smell dissipates in a short amount of time. Ammonia has gotten a bad rap, because it often does a better job than most cleaners, even when … Continue reading

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The Astonishing Benefits of Natural Pine Oil

Pine oil comes from pine tree needles, including the dwarf pine, long leaf pine, Scotch pine and Norway pine. The pine oil is extracted through steam distillation of the fresh needles from these trees. Pine oil has been known for centuries for its many uses. It can be used as a cleaner, disinfectant, air freshener and insect repellent. Some of … Continue reading

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How to Use Dilution Ratios

Many businesses use too much of their cleaning products and supplies to do simple jobs. Products have dilution ratios, which clean a variety of surfaces using as little as one capfull per gallon. Properly cleaning using the manufacturer’s suggested dilution ratios saves you money. Employees don’t understand the dilution ratios and frequently use much more product than required, thinking it … Continue reading

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How to Deal With Mold and Mildew

Mold and mildew are serious problems that need to be addressed and removed as quickly as possible from your facility. They are major concerns for any organization because of the health issues associated with their presence. Not only do they give the impression that your facility is not well taken care of, but they pose a real risk for anyone … Continue reading

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Does Your Facility Need an Odor Makeover?

Bad smells can originate from many places in a building and are a common problem for many organizations. Every industry and every type of organization—hospitals, hotels, spas, restaurants, gyms, nursing homes, schools, churches, and more—deals with this issue. When not dealt with properly, bad smells can leave a poor impression of your organization with those visiting and can lead to … Continue reading

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12 Small Cleaning Tasks that Make a Big Difference

When you think about cleaning, most often you think about the big picture items that need done in a whole room—clean bathrooms, clean hallways, etc. These things need done, no question. But there are a few small tasks that you can do that make a huge difference in how others perceive your organization. Some of them are things that may be … Continue reading

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Paper Towels or Hand Dryers in Public Restrooms?

There are several considerations when determining which method of hand drying is best for your facility. The method of hand drying must be economically sustainable for your business. But it’s also important to consider environmental factors and make sure that your business is not creating a bigger carbon footprint than necessary. Finally, it’s important to also weight which method is … Continue reading

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4 Time- and Money-Saving Cleaning Tips For the Holidays

Tis the season to be jolly, but it is also the season to assess your facility’s cleaning systems and make sure that they are working as effectively as possible. Many facilities see a significant increase in traffic during the holiday season, such as movie theaters or shopping malls. However, even if you aren’t one of these facilities that see a … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Prevent the Spread of Infectious Diseases in Bathrooms

While public safety is always the top priority, health threats such as the Ebola outbreak are a good opportunity to make sure that all staff are meeting cleaning standards and that managers are taking every action possible to prevent the spread of disease. Here are some easy steps you can take to reduce the spread of germs in your facility’s … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Gloves For the Job

Many facilities that you may manage or work in adhere to OSHA standards, which stands for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This portion of the US Department of Labor is put in place to ensure that employees are safe in their workplace. If you work in an industry that can utilize the products on Worldwide Janitor, chances are that … Continue reading

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