WHAT IS CONTRACT CLEANING
Contract Cleaning is an outsourced cleaning service for workplaces and sometimes for homes. The cleaning company will provide both cleaners and equipment to clean your premises daily at a set cost per month. This means you do not have the hassle of hiring employees but you can leave your cleaning needs in the hands of professionals.
WHAT IS OUTSOURCING
Outsourcing is the process of hiring third parties to carry out services that could be performed by the company.
BENEFITS OF OUTSOURCING CLEANING SERVICES
Hiring a professional cleaning company will take the time and stress of cleaning off your shoulders. An organization can enjoy the following benefits when they hire a professional cleaning company:
i) Improved focus on core business activities:-Outsourcing frees up your business to focus on its strengths, allowing your staff to concentrate on their main tasks and future strategy of the business.
ii) Cost savings:-This is the area with the biggest benefit. Hiring a professional cleaning company saves your organization money by eliminating:
– costs of recruiting-you just hire one company to take care of all your needs.
– industry specific training- contract cleaners will be trained and ready to work, they will know the best way to clean without you showing them.
– uniforms, and recurring employee related expenses. (employee taxes, workers compensation, NSSA etc) will all be removed from you.
– cleaning equipment- you will save money on equipment since a reputable cleaning company will provide all the equipment and supplies needed to get the job done. It helps you to release capital for investment in other areas of your business.
iii) Flexible:-When you hire your employees, they can call in sick, take vacations, have limited work hours, or require overtime pay. When you hire a professional cleaning service company, you will always have coverage. Hiring a cleaning service means your cleaning will never be neglected because of a call-in. Cleaning companies have a pool of relief staff to cover up the absenteeism and this will reduce stress of planning and replacements.
iv) Customized cleaning:-Professional companies will provide a customized cleaning programme to suit your needs such as employee training on your company’s specifications because every office has different cleaning requirements.
v) Efficient:-There is no time wastage when using a contract cleaning company since with all the experience they bring, they will know exactly where to start and end in order to clean the premises in the most effective way.