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The Dangers of Animal Urine in Carpets

Urine, whether humans or animals, has a significant effect on our health. Cat and dog urine isn’t just disgusting; it can harm your health. The dangers of animal urine aren’t always obvious, though. No doubt you realize that this urine, like all human and animal waste, carries bacteria that could cause illness. Below, are some of the potential damage that animal urine in carpets can cause;

The Ammonia Odour

Dog or cat urine smells sharply of ammonia, which is an irritant to the lungs. In the case of large amounts of urine, your lungs could feel like they are burning. Inhalation of large quantities of ammonia causes immediate burning of the throat, respiratory tract, and nose. As a person is exposed to larger or constant quantities of ammonia, he or she may start to feel lightheaded and faint. Excessive exposure to ammonia causes eye…

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Floor Cleaning: Why Is It Important?

The office is the main headquarters of your business, where your employees spend at least 8 hours of their day and where all of the hard work and innovation happens. It is also the environment in which you meet with business associates and clients, whom you want to make a good impression. If this space is messy and floors are dirty it will have numerous negative effects on the success of your business. If you are wondering why you need to clean your floors, then have a quick look at our list below.

Client Impressions

 

A clean and tidy work environment looks appealing and more importantly welcoming to any potential clients. Dirty floors tell your potential clients that you lack the necessary professionalism to take care of your employees, let alone a new client.

 Avoid Accidents

 

Maintaining clean, dry floors is essential…

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Things Most Businesses Forget to Clean

It’s no secret that cleaning can be a chore, and even after the typical window washing, dusting and vacuuming, there are inevitably several areas around the workplace that get overlooked. While they may not get noticed by those who work in the environment every day, chances are they’ll be glaringly obvious to guests and potential customers who visit, leaving a poor impression.

Whether you do it yourself or hire cleaning services, here are the places that are frequently missed while cleaning your office. Take a few minutes to print this list, and then walk around your business to check the following areas that likely need a deeper cleaning.

Office chairs

The base and castors of most office chairs easily become filthy due to debris and salt on the bottom of shoes.

Picture frames

Grimy film or fingerprints need to be wiped away. Run …

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How Professional Commercial Cleaning Service Can Improve Your Business

Running your business can be stressful as you need to keep everything organized and make sure that it is running smoothly. Due to busy schedule, you may not have time to check on little things like regular cleaning of the office. The thing is, this little thing matters and should be prioritized.  It keeps your employees happy and can even save your business money. Check out these reasons why you should hire an office cleaning service today:

Makes a powerful first impression. People will surely notice your office environment and having a dirty and disorganized work place will make a terrible first impression if a potential client visits a dirty office. Having a clean workspace helps them decide whether they should be working with you in the near future or not.

Reduces Employee Absenteeism. Absenteeism due to sickness can cost you …

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Reducing the Spread of Germs at Work

The flu, as well as other viruses, can lead to losses in workplace productivity due to absenteeism from workers who are themselves sick or those who must stay home to care for others. If you control the spread of germs in the workplace, you might reduce the number of cases of flu suffered by your employees. Here are some simple tips to help keep respiratory infections and many other contagious diseases from spreading, especially during the cough, cold and “flu” season.

What is Respiratory Infections?

Respiratory Infections affects nose, throat and lungs, they include influenza “the flu”, colds, pertussis “whooping cough. The germs also known as virus and bacteria that cause these infections are spread from person to person in droplets form the nose, throat, and lungs of someone who is sick.

How germs can spread?…

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Floor Cleaning Tips You Must Know

Since not all floors are made equal, it is essential to know how to clean your specific floor-type. Each type of floor has its own unique traits and cleaning requirements for maintenance.  Here are the easiest and safest ways to keep your floors looking spotless and new.

Natural Stone Floors

Clean your Natural Stone Floors with Neutral pH All-Purpose Cleaner or Neutral pH Dish Soap. Rotating Microfiber mop handle with Microfiber Towels or Wet mop is the best way to clean them. You can also use Vacuum with rotation brush.  Do not use products that contain lemon juice, vinegar or other acids on marble, limestone, travertine as these will ruin its appearance. Also, you must avoid using ammonia-based cleaners as it will dull the surface.

Vinyl Floors

Weekly cleaning is suggested using a mixture of ¼ cup vinegar in a 16- ounce spray bottle…

Commercial Cleaning

Why Window Cleaning is Important for Offices?

The windows of any business are amongst its most prominent and visible features. Keeping your windows clean is one of the most important aspects of keeping your business looking great inside and out. Professional window cleaners can clean your windows and keep them neat and spotless. Below the importance of cleaning office windows thoroughly is explored fully:

BETTER BRAND IMAGE:

Many people decided whether they want to enter a place of business or not, or partner with that business, based solely on the way it looks. Routine window cleaning can improve the overall image of your company. When a prospective client gets into your office building, the windows will be one of the first features they notice. Setting up a professional window cleaning service will certainly leave a great impression on them.

INCREASE EMPLOYEE PRODUCTIVITY:…

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Hiring a Janitorial Company to Clean Your Office

 If you own or run an office, you understand the importance of a clean and well maintained work space. However, with your busy schedule you might not have time to clean or oversee the cleaning of your employees’ workspace. Here are the three things you should ask before leaving your office cleaning with professionals.

 

How long they have been in business?  Some janitorial supplies are relatively inexpensive; most janitorial services will just purchase them and offer services to business owners without considering the importance of proper training before offering specialized services. At Clean Green Solutions, not only our staffs are highly trained with the expert cleaning skills to service commercial space but also only use environmentally-safe products to ensure health and safety of your customers and employees…

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Benefits of Stripping and Waxing Your Floors

Your office floors can be easily scuffed or marked up when there is a large amount of traffic in certain areas of the home or facility, such as shopping corridors, offices, lobbies and foyers. A dirty floor can be an embarrassment to the property management of the company. There is nothing worse than walking into a business that has dull and dirty floors.

The following are some of the great benefits that come from proper maintenance:

Maintains Cleanliness

One of the most important reasons to strip, polish, and wax the floor of your office is general cleanliness.  Once the floor has been stripped, waxed and polished, it is also much easier to keep it clean. Clean floors are happy floors and happy floors mean happy people. Your employees and clients are the most important part of your business.

Reduces Moisture

Moisture being a major …

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Choosing the Right Cleaning Company – What to consider?

When choosing a cleaning company, it is important to pick the right one. There are so many companies in Vancouver that offer the same services, so how do you know which one meet your business requirements? Here at Clean Green Solutions, we have come up with some tips on making sure you select the right cleaning company. Here are some things to take into consideration when deciding on a cleaning company in order to achieve exceptional cleaning results, while keeping costs in check.

Here are some guidelines:

Established and Experienced

Working with an established, experienced cleaning company is the best way to ensure exceptional results, and keep your building looking their best. Look for cleaning companies that have been in business for a number of years and have good reviews. Check if they are qualified to clean the…