Category Archives: Janitorial

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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Catering to Customers with Children

Whether your business is an office, a restaurant or a doctor’s office, providing services for customers who have children is a priority. Not only for the customer’s peace of mind, but to avoid uncomfortable circumstances in a public environment. If your business allows small children in the facility, consider making the women and family rest rooms comfortable, clean and easily … Continue reading

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How to Tackle Mold in Your Facility

Although mold often accumulates in areas such as the basement and bathrooms, it can also be a nuisance in buildings with high humidity levels. Buildings are often dry during winter months because of heaters to keep the building warm using forced air. When the weather gets warmer and humidity levels increase, mold can grow on almost any surface. Because mold … Continue reading

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Cleaning Myths – The Old vs. The New Products

We often look for cleaning products and solutions to find cheaper, easier and more effective ways to clean. Some use natural ingredients to be greener and help protect our environment and the earth. Others search for products that make the cleaning process quick, easy and cheap. Some cleaning products your mother and grandmother recommended are still some of the best … Continue reading

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How to Aggressively Clean Glass and Windows

Because dirt and dust often goes unnoticed on windows, mirrors and other types of glass surfaces, they become very dirty and dusty overtime. Although many assume areas don’t hold dirt if their not touched or used, things like heating and air conditioning, static and other environmental factors can affect glass surfaces. Cleaning staff or contractors generally only cleans smudges and … 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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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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How Should I Bid for a One-Time Cleaning Project?

Often, clients will ask you to do specific tasks that are not in the cleaning contract and understand you will charge additional fees. Clients generally ask for a bid or proposal to do the job. A general rule-of-thumb in the industry is to bill “X” amount of dollars per square foot. In this every-changing industry and because of the economy, the … 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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How to Maintain Your Commercial Vacuums

Vacuum cleaners are often one of the most expensive purchases for any cleaning business. They’re often the one piece of equipment used daily or more frequently than other equipment. Depending on the environment the commercial vacuum is used, the vent can release musty smells because of the dust and debris it picks up over time. To extend the life of your commercial … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Employees to Save You Money

Most commercial, janitorial and house cleaning companies require employees to work at different clients’ sites. As the business owner, you or your managers can’t be at every client location at once. Worldwide Janitor’s library touches on topics such as “How to Use Dilution Ratios” and training employees. There are other ways to save your business time and money to ensure … 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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How to Remove Hard Water Deposits

We have all struggled with hard water deposits somewhere in our facility at one time or another. These nuisances are mineral deposits—calcium, lime, and other hard mineral buildup —left over when pure water evaporates. Hard water deposits can leave your surfaces looking dirty, dingy, and gross, giving visitors a poor impression of your organization or business. In some extreme cases, … Continue reading

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How to Clean an Industrial Oven

Your organization should strive to keep your kitchen area clean to cut down on pests and contamination. Part of that is keeping your ovens as clean as possible, checking them, wiping them down, and removing debris that may have accumulated. Adding these tasks to your janitorial routine is beneficial, as good maintenance and cleaning of your oven will help to … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Your Hotel Should Provide Amenities Soaps

When considering all of the things a business can provide its guests, hotel amenities soaps seem like small items that don’t make that much difference. After all, most people bring their own shampoos and conditioners when they travel. But people sometimes forget items they intended to bring.  Then after realizing that they have forgotten something important, these travelers are stuck … 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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Why We Like Trojan Masonry Sealer

Today we will continue our series about taking care of your concrete and mortar surfaces. By taking care of these surfaces, you are protecting the large investment that these areas mean for your organization or business. Here, at Worldwide Janitor, we just started selling a product that we are very excited about, Trojan Masonry Sealer. It can be used on … Continue reading

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How to Clean Your Cleaning Tools

Cleaning tools have one of the dirtiest jobs around. It’s no wonder that they often accumulate bacteria and odors that make cleaning your space difficult. Your cleaning tools and supplies work hard for you, making sure that every surface, nook, and cranny in your facility is sparking clean and ready to be used. But eventually, the tools you use to … Continue reading

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