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8 Tips for an Office Clean up

With some businesses starting to plan the return to their physical office spaces, it is a great time to make sure your team is returning to a clean space. Here are our top 8 tips.

Organising and archiving old and unused documents

Divide any loose documents into different categories and label them accordingly. For example, the files related to your clients should be marked separately, any office rubbish removal needed can be done so in a confidential manner with Rubbish Removal Kings.  Low priority documents can be saved or archived in digital format.  

Desk Organisation

A well-organised desk is an inviting sight for client or employee who will be using the office space. It gives a fresh feeling to the employee and client.

•            Don’t keep too many objects or gadgets on the same table. Multiple showpieces should be

              avoided.

•            Use drawers to keep the necessary equipment such as paper clips, stapler, scissors,etc hidden.

•            Spend a few minutes a day cleaning and wiping surfaces of your desk.

 

Keep floor clean and tidy

Office floors can get quite dirty and become a trip hazard. Whether you are going to be vacuuming or mopping, ensuring the office floors are clean makes your workspace safe and inviting for clients and visitors.

Vacuuming and sweeping the floor is necessary to keep dirt and dust away. Your office is a commercial area which has a staggering amount of traffic on a daily basis. The staggering amount of footfall which can leave piles of dust and dirt which accumulate on the floor that goes invisible to the naked eye.

It should be followed by mopping the floor using an appropriate floor detergent. This should be practiced at least once or twice a week to remove visible spots and marks that make the floor look dirty and reduce and trip hazards. Again, alternating these tasks among your employees can make keeping the office tidy easier on a regular basis.

 

Organise the fridge efficiently

The secret to a functional fridge is organisation. Keep a label maker or tape and a marker near the refrigerator door so employees can put their name on their items or label it as communal.

Wipe down the inside of the refrigerator with a paper towel at least once a week.

Purchase small plastic baskets and allocate one to each employee using the fridge with a name tag to eliminate confusion and help create a clean and tidy fridge space.

Create a system where weekly an alternate team of 2 employees cleans and empties the fridge out together. This will keep maintenance fair and regular. In addition, being responsible for cleaning communal areas will help everyone be more aware of their own use of communal spaces in the future.

How you can boost recycling through office rubbish

By putting in place a simple waste management plan, you can easily achieve very high office rubbish removal Sydney rates for your business- this can help keep your staff engaged and also lead to a better work atmosphere.

It is a good idea to sort through garbage into the material that it is built up of as this will mainly decide whether or not it can be recycled. You should separate all metal, wood, glass, plastic and general waste. By sorting them into their materials, this will help your rubbish removal Sydney to be hassle free. All of your oversized and hazardous waste should be taken care of by a professional Rubbish removal service.

Have a cleaning schedule

Separate the cleaning tasks then these tasks can be in order of necessity and effort, you can begin structuring an office cleaning schedule. This schedule should include daily, weekly, and monthly tasks. The schedule can rotate who is in charge of what on a given day,week, or month. For larger office clean-up jobs, the schedule should also include when professional services will be in the office. This will help employees manage their own schedules and make any necessary preparations regarding their personal belongings.

Disinfect the Restroom

Restrooms are used every day. High usage affects the area and therefore needs proper cleaning to ensure good health and hygiene of the employees. The toilet bowls need to scrubbed inside and out with cleaning chemicals and use deodorants or room fresheners can lead to an excellent result. Sweep and mop the floor with cleaning chemicals. Wash the towels and wipe the washbasin down regularly.

Have an allocated storeroom

There are many different types of storage units available to someone outfitting a stockroom. Shelving, racks, drawers,bins, cabinets, etc. The exact type(s) that will work for you will depend on your stock, of course, delegate a space area or hidden area for stock.

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As a business, having a clean and productive work environment is the key to success. Therefore, it is vital to upkeep your office rubbish removal, whether this is when relocating offices or updating your office with new furniture and resources. Consider hiring professionals for your office rubbish removal Sydney to kickstart your new office today.

 

Having clean, germ-free interior space is important now more than ever. Get in touch with us today to learn more about how we can help you have a clean and rubbish-free workspace.