Why You Should be Leaving Industrial Cleaning to the Pros

When you are managing a warehouse or factory, you have many things to attend to at any given time. And included in the long list of your responsibilities is ensuring that your work environment is clean and organised at all times.

This is definitely a big challenge especially for large-scale industries with huge production areas with heavy machines. In large warehouses, factories and distribution centres, basic cleaning practices and methods won’t always be sufficient. Instead, seeking the services of a professional industrial cleaning company will ensure you remain a productive, healthy and compliant workplace at all times.

1. Consistency and Streamlining Maintenance

When you assign the cleaning and maintenance tasks to your employees, they may not perform the tasks to the required standard due to lack of expertise. This can lead to more maintenance work, unwanted and unforeseen repairs of equipment and machinery, and even penalties for not keeping to within regulatory requirements.

It is important that industrial companies strictly follow standards and regulations. Thus, assigning the cleaning job to the pros, who have knowledge of these standards, will ensure that the cleaning will be executed consistently and correctly from the start.

Invest in dust control mats

Dust control mats are made of specialised fibres that will pick up and hold on to particles, such as dirt, dust and debris. You can place these mats in locations where people usually spend time standing around or in front of points of entry, such as the reception area or the foot of a staircase. These mats can be cleaned by washing or vacuuming.

2. Increased Production and Efficiency

When you place the responsibility of housekeeping and maintenance to employees, they can be distracted from and have less time to perform their main job; the one you employed them for in the first place. Industrial cleaning is a tedious job, and assigning it to the pros will allow your employees to focus on the work that they specialise in and perform it to their full potential.

Furthermore, hiring a professional and trained industrial cleaner will mean you can keep your production area, equipment and machinery operating at full capacity, which will lead to an increase in production and efficiency.

3. Safety

The cleaning of heavy machinery by untrained employees is very risky and can lead to grave injuries or even death if not done in the correct manner. Moreover, some cleaning products available in the market have hazardous chemicals that are not safe to use unless by a professional. Cleaning experts are fully knowledgeable on safe to use, environmentally responsible cleaning products.

Accidents and incidents such as slips and falls can also be prevented if the work area and floors are clean and well-maintained at all times.

In conclusion

Overall, having the right team to handle your cleaning and maintenance jobs will provide you with peace of mind. When this critical work is being taken care of by an expert, you can focus on other important areas of your job and feel confident that your employees are too.

Envirobridge specialist cleaning teams can handle deep cleaning services, achieved to a benchmark standard. We are fully trained in the use of specialised industrial floor cleaning equipment, from sweeping and scrubbing to power washing. We even use manual hand cleaning where required and use our own range of environmentally friendly enzyme cleaning products wherever possible.

Got a question about cleaning that you need answering? Contact us using our contact form or on 01295 780444 and we’ll do all we can to help you.