We spend so much of our lives at work. Some of us may spend more time at work than we do at home! Shouldn’t we be able to work in environments that are as clean as our homes? A clean office can make your employees more productive. Cleanliness boosts efficiency, morale and offers a variety of major benefits for any business.
At Quality Janitorial, cleaning offices is one of our specialties. If you’re wondering how a clean office can improve employee productivity, here are five ways that it can help.
A clean workplace isn’t just desirable because it’s hygienic and orderly: It also reflects well on your business! A clean office shows that you take your business seriously. Prospective clients and customers won’t be wowed by an office that’s dirty and cluttered. It can also be hard for your employees and coworkers to stay motivated and take pride in their work when their workplace is a shambles. If you want your employees to work hard give them a workplace that they’ll be proud to come to everyday.
A dirty office is a disorganized office. Think about all the time that employees must be wasting just trying to navigate around a cluttered office and find the things they need to get their work done. Cleaning your office will help organize and structure it. If everything is where it should be and there’s no mess getting in the way, your employees should be able to work faster and more efficiently.
No More Sick Days
Few things can stall an office’s productivity like sick days. A productive employee is also a healthy one. If your office isn’t clean, you could be making your employees sick! By cleaning your office you’ll be freeing it of any dust or outside debris that could make people sick, as well as clearing out any allergens that could be irritating your coworkers. And if people are getting sick at the office, they could be leaving their germs on door handles and community areas. Getting your office cleaned will also mean wiping these hotbeds of illness clean.
Another benefit of having a clean office is that it greatly reduces the risk of on-the-job injury. A disorganized office could prove to be hazardous to your employees: There could be tripping hazards and loose wires and out of place fixtures. Worker productivity will be the least of your problems if you have to deal with a bunch of workers’ comp claims that could have easily been avoided if you had kept your office clean.
Dealing with a mess can make a mess of your employees’ stress levels. Nobody wants to work at a desk that’s cluttered with trash or memos, or work on company computers that are dusty and sticky. Cleaning your office eases the stress levels of your employees. You want them to be focused on their work, not worrying about the cleanliness of their environment.
For more office cleaning tips or to learn more about Quality Janitorial Services, give us a call at 602-487-7068.