The Benefits and Importance of Regular Floor Cleaning
Date Created: 09-24-2019

The Benefits and Importance of Regular Floor Cleaning

The Benefits and Importance of Regular Floor Cleaning

Imagine a visitor entering your building for the first time, the cleanliness of the floor is the first thing they will notice. Dull, stained, or worn flooring can detract from your building’s image no matter how much care you have put into the other elements of your facility. Even with new reception furniture, sparkling clean glass doors & windows, beautiful plants in the lobby, and improperly cared for floors will catch your visitor’s eye.

This is why you need to make sure your office is regularly cleaned and maintained to ensure that your employees are happy, healthy, and productive, while also leaving a good first impression on business partners and potential customers. Proper floor cleaning has long term benefits. Tips and solutions can be found below.

Did You Know?

Bad Company Image
Bad Image

14% of consumers polled said they would stop visiting a store that was not that clean.
29% said they would continue visiting an unclean store only if it was absolutely necessary.

Declining Productivity

94% of workers reported feeling more productive in a clean workspace.

Sick Employees
Sick Employees

Sick days are costing businesses more than $225 billion each year of workers reported feeling more productive in a clean workspace.
They result in a 54% loss in productivity.

Benefits of Proper Floor Care!

Good Impression

One of the first things people notice when they enter a business is the floors. If they are dirty, streaked, or have an unpleasant odor, people may be turned off and not want to do business. Potential business partners may see stained floors as a sign the company is unprofessional.


Clean floors not only look good but, improves the safety of anyone who enters the business. If the floors are not properly maintained, dirt, grit, and grime can become a tripping hazard. Slips and falls can lead to injuries and expensive legal action.

Enhancing Work Environment

People enjoy going to work in a clean workplace. Employees will not go the extra mile to dress to impress knowing the workplace is dirty and smelly. This viewpoint could show the ownership and management do not care about the environment you work.

Fresh & Healthier Environment

The traffic density in many businesses creates a haven for germs, especially hospitals, and can lead to a spread of illnesses and diseases. The majority of people spend time together in the workplace, which makes it crucial to keep floors and surfaces thoroughly cleaned and sanitized to ensure people are healthy and happy.

Tips to Keep Office Floors Cleaner

Persistent Mopping
This will help reduce the amount of accumulated dirt and helps keep stains from setting into the floor, resulting in a healthier environment. With proper mopping products, this makes the floor substantially cleaner and shinier.

Frequent Cleaning of Equipment
TThe cleanliness of your equipment is vital as floors become much dirtier if you start the process with dirty cleaning equipment. Make sure the mop is cleaned regularly and kept dry between cleanings.

Frequent Deep Cleaning
Daily mopping is crucial for keeping surface dirt away; deep cleaning will help to preserve floors from damaging dirt and water.

Using Floor Mats
Studies show that 70% to 80% of dirt and debris that enters a facility comes through the front door — by way of building occupants and visitors’ shoes. By using Mats, the amount of dirt and debris making its way to the floors greatly decreases.


Lustre Restorer

This unique liquid floor restorer and cleaner is specifically formulated to enhance the appearance of resilient flooring.

Maui Mist

Despite being completely free of the petroleum solvents and standard detergents (such as nonylphenols) found in other cleaners, completely biodegradable MAUI MIST is such an effective cleaner you won’t believe it’s a “green” product.


EPA registered, concentrated, multi-purpose germicidal cleaners and deodorizers. Fresh Scent. Available in 4x1, 5, and 55 gallons.

Neutra Zyme

NEUTRA ZYME enzymatic treatment for organic waste contains powerful waste-digesting, bacteria producing enzymes to break down organic material into water soluble nutrients.