Before hiring a cleaning company, ask them if they have dealt with a client who has needs that are similar to yours. Ask the company's representative for references, as you would in the case of a job interview. Hygiene standards in public buildings and offices are usually held to certain statutory standards, and an experienced cleaner is more likely to be familiar with such standards. You can download a PDF checklist you can print out that details the important aspects to cover when looking for a suitable commercial cleaner. Check to ensure the company is covered in case of legal liabilities and insurance claims Your commercial cleaner should have adequate insurance cover in case of any claims that may come about while they are on your business premises. If the company doesn’t have all the coverage it needs, its liabilities may extend to your business. Make sure that the company also adhere to labor and workplace safety laws, and that it has an immaculate record with regard to these issues. Check the cleaning company’s staffing policies You should also look into the hiring policies of the cleaning company before you commit to doing business with them. Find out if the commercial cleaner does background checks on its employees. Cleaning services with shady employees are likely to pose a threat to your employees or your property if they are given access to your place of business. Find a cleaning company that has well-trained staff, all of whom have legal residence status.
Before you sign the contract, make sure that all your questions have been answered to your satisfaction. For even more detailed tips for hiring a commercial cleaner, go here.