Janitorial Services Benefits

The days of hiring a janitor as part of a business are fading fast. Today, many business owners will contract janitorial services to an outside professional or company. The benefits of having such services contracted out instead of hiring personnel are considerable. This is especially true for smaller businesses that lack the money to hire a person specifically to clean their office or facility.

Cleaning the office by yourself along with the personnel you hire can be quite problematic. Assigning cleaning tasks to those who were hired to perform other tasks not only lowers morale, it takes away from the productivity of your business. Instead, you should consider contracting with an outside service to perform your janitorial needs.


The first and arguably best reason to contract janitorial services is that you get a trained professional or company to do the job. This means that you are not having to train employees yourself, but you simply have to show what needs to be addressed. An independent contractor or company will have their own cleaning equipment to do most of the tasks necessary to clean the building.

Plus, if something special is needed that requires additional equipment, that can be contracted on a “per need” basis, so you save money through renting the services instead of having to pay for new equipment or machines.


You can schedule the services to happen when they are convenient for your business. For most companies, this means that the cleaning occurs after hours, so it does not interfere with the productivity of the company itself. However, you can schedule the cleaning to suit your needs. The added convenience means that you can set the hours for when the cleaning should occur, and you can focus on other matters.


The bottom line is that contracting is less expensive and more flexible compared to hiring an employee specifically for janitorial work. Because independent contractors usually have many clients, they can afford to charge a low rate for their services to ensure that your offices or facility is properly cleaned. This not only saves you money, but also provides additional business for the cleaning service.

Plus, you are not paying extra expenses to those you contract, such as health care cost and the like. The less money that is paid for such services, the more can be used to address other needs in your company.

Getting effective janitorial services starts by researching the individual or company that can be contracted to provide what you need. Remember that not all companies are alike, so you will need to research the services they offer, the package prices, and any specialty cleaning that might be needed.

Once you have done the research, you maintain the flexibility of canceling the contract if the services do not live up to your expectations. This is why so many business owners are turning to contracting their janitorial services to outside contractors and companies. The experience they provide along with the lower cost means you get a clean office or facility for you and your employees.

Contact Viola Cleaning to get started. Please call (206) 465-4103 for more information.