Action Blog

Aug 22, 2019

Facility Maintenance Safety Starts with the Right Gloves

Posted by Jessica Ting
Did you know that there are over 100,000 workplace hand injuries that lead to lost time every year in the United States?

Topics: Contract Cleaning, Workplace Safety, Facility Cleaning

Apr 25, 2019

Overcoming Objections When Selling Your Cleaning Services

Posted by Hadley Poss
In the commercial cleaning industry, being the best isn’t always enough to seal the deal on bids and proposals. You have to know how to sell yourself to win in this competitive market. You also have to have tough skin and be skilled in the art of handling objections. An objection is defined by Merriam-Webster as “a reason or...

Topics: Contract Cleaning, Commercial Cleaning

Feb 28, 2019

Getting Hospitality Cleaning Contracts – Made Simple.

Posted by Hadley Poss
When you think hospitality, what is the first thing that comes to mind? I would bet that the answer to that question for about 99% of people is hotels! Those 99% of people are not wrong, but hospitality is a much broader industry than just lodging. Hospitality also includes many tourist-related forms of transportation such as;...

Topics: Contract Cleaning

Jan 24, 2019

How to Win That Lucrative School Contract

Posted by Hadley Poss
There are a few things that need to be investigated before going after a cleaning contract at an education facility…

Topics: Contract Cleaning, Facility Cleaning, School Cleaning

Jan 10, 2019

How to Land an Office Building Cleaning Contract

Posted by Hadley Poss
You want to secure more office building cleaning contracts, but where do you even begin? 

Topics: Contract Cleaning, General Cleaning, Facility Cleaning

Dec 20, 2018

Make Your Commercial Cleaning Contracts Stand Out

Do you have a commercial cleaning business and you want to sell more contracts? You’ve done a great job with the first few steps. You have found a lead and got in front of your prospect. You’ve done a walk-through and you are confident that you can meet the client’s needs. Now you need to submit a proposal. The presentation that you...

Topics: Contract Cleaning

Nov 29, 2018

How to Win More Commercial Cleaning Contracts

You’ve spent countless hours training, certifying, educating, preparing, and presenting. You have prepped until you were almost over prepared. You look in the mirror and think to yourself “I got this” after a great pitch. So why do you keep losing commercial cleaning contracts tolow-cost cleaning contractors?

Topics: Contract Cleaning

Sep 13, 2018

7 Tips That Reduce Costs by Increasing Cleaning Efficiency

When is the last time you truly evaluated the efficiency of your cleaning operations? 

Topics: Contract Cleaning, General Cleaning

Oct 5, 2017

Stop Bidding On Cleaning Contracts!

Posted by Bob Seibel
So…you know all the metrics that affect your cleaning business.  I mean you know your production rate, your labor costs, your overhead, your cleaning equipment capacity, etc. You have even visited one of dozens of websites – “How to bid and price cleaning jobs.” You have probably purchased one of dozens of software programs on how...

Topics: Contract Cleaning

Sep 28, 2017

Adaptability is Key for Your Contract Cleaning Business to THRIVE!

Posted by Chuck Epperson
The Opportunity

Topics: Contract Cleaning

Sep 7, 2017

3 Quick Tips Before Signing Commercial Cleaning Contracts

Posted by Andrew Pierce
A commercial cleaning contract is a business agreement between a company that is looking for a cleaning service and a cleaning company looking to provide that service. Commercial cleaning contracts can reduce major facility headaches, from ensuring patient health and safety to preventing pests and property damage. There are...

Topics: Healthy Cleaning, Contract Cleaning

Jul 13, 2017

4 Custodial Supply Tools You Should Be Using

Posted by Chris Lockard
You can find many recommendations online for custodial supplies, tools, and cleaning procedures. These recommendations are sometimes helpful, but other times they are inappropriate for your job, or just plain biased towards a particular brand. We all know to use chemicals, mops, and brooms to clean. This is NOT a list of those...

Topics: Contract Cleaning