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How to Prepare for a Deep Cleaning of Your Commercial Space

Updated: Apr 20, 2023

If you're the owner or manager of a commercial space, you know how important it is to maintain a clean and welcoming environment for your customers, clients, and employees. Regular cleaning is essential to keeping your space looking and smelling fresh, but sometimes a deep cleaning is necessary to remove built-up grime, dust, and germs. Here are some tips for preparing for a deep cleaning of your commercial space.

Schedule the cleaning for a time when your space is least busy.

This may be outside of regular business hours, on a weekend, or during a holiday break. Make sure to notify employees and customers of the cleaning schedule in advance so they can plan accordingly.

Clear the space of clutter and debris.

Remove any furniture, equipment, or supplies that are not necessary for daily operations. This will make it easier for the cleaning crew to access all areas of your space and ensure a thorough cleaning.

Take inventory of cleaning supplies and equipment.

Make sure you have all the necessary cleaning products, tools, and equipment on hand for the deep cleaning. If you don't have everything you need, consider hiring a professional cleaning service that can provide these items.

Determine which areas need the most attention.

Focus on high-traffic areas, such as entrances, lobbies, and restrooms. Pay special attention to hard-to-reach areas, such as ceiling fans, light fixtures, and vents.

Make sure all surfaces are clear of personal items.

Ask employees to remove any personal items from their desks or workstations so that these areas can be thoroughly cleaned. This includes items such as photos, plants, and other decorations.

Prepare for carpet cleaning.

If your commercial space has carpeting, schedule a professional carpet cleaning in advance of the deep cleaning. This will ensure that your carpets are free of dirt and stains before the rest of the space is cleaned.

Provide clear instructions to the cleaning crew.

Make sure the cleaning crew knows which areas need the most attention and which cleaning products to use on each surface. If there are any specific areas or items that require special attention, make sure to communicate this to the cleaning crew in advance.


By following these tips, you can ensure that your commercial space is thoroughly cleaned and ready to welcome customers and employees back into a fresh, clean environment. Service Master Building Service can help you with all of your commercial cleaning service needs, and if you would like to learn more about our deep cleaning options, give us a call or fill out our Contact Form today.


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