There is no dearth of industrial cleaning companies. Your objective is to hire the most efficient, experienced and reasonable company. When you have at least half a dozen companies and you have to figure out the best option, the task can be quite daunting. Fortunately, you can use the following tips to hire the best industrial cleaning company.
- Always begin with an estimate. Discard all companies that don’t offer you a written and well detailed estimate. Do not consider verbal estimates. Don’t consider estimates forwarded in an unprofessional manner or in any unofficial context. Correspondences should be official and every communication should be recorded in some form. There are many companies that would offer you certain quotes and would not do as promised. From reviewing quotes at the last minute to overcharging notoriously citing some reason or the other, there are quite a few unexpected twists and turns awaiting you lest you are not careful.
- Always consult the companies before comparing the various profiles. Interview them, tell the companies your needs and then see what they suggest or how they deal with the problems you pose to them. The approach they have during the consultation will tell you how deft they are at handling challenges. Standard industrial cleaning is more about sticking to the routine and doing the job diligently. It doesn’t necessarily have surprises at every nook and corner. Yet, there are certain challenges from time to time. It could be time management or a crisis due to some reason. The industrial cleaning company must be able to manage untoward developments.
- Always interview the cleaners who would be actually there at your premises doing the cleaning. A company may have a glorious record but if you are having an
amateur or untrained cleaner then you are going to be disappointed. There is no specified course or any literature that a cleaner or an aspiring cleaner can learn from. On the job training and hands-on coaching are what’s necessary. Find out if a company caters to these while training their staff in industrial cleaning.
- Go through the terms of services. It must mention in detail the types of equipments, supplies and services the company would be providing. You must figure out what your financial commitments or liabilities are, other than the fee you would be paying the industrial cleaning company. Also, don’t leave your firm vulnerable to personal injury claims of cleaners.