7 Questions Warehouse Owners/Managers Should Ask A
You already understand the importance of hiring a warehouse cleaning service, but how do you
discern which one is the right company for your facility? Before a commitment to any
warehouse and distribution center cleaning service, it’s essential to do some research. You
want any company you hire to have the experience you need to keep your employees safe.
There are seven key questions to ask these companies before you hire one for your warehouse:
What Industries/Facilities Have You Serviced Previously/Currently?
Every business is different, which means their needs are different. The commercial cleaning
services that work for one business may not work for another. Be sure you learn how much
experience they have with your industry and business type. For a warehouse, a cleaning service
should have the experience and tools to safely clean your facility.
If you own a healthcare facility, you want the cleaning company to understand and abide by
healthcare officials’ guidelines. These are guidelines that are specific to your particular
Reputable commercial cleaning services are more than happy to provide you with examples of
their experience. They’ll decline any job they don’t feel comfortable taking unless they know
with certainty that they have the right equipment and people to handle the job effectively.
Do You Have A Safety Policy In Place?
Reputable warehouse cleaning services are worried about keeping their people and your
employees safe just as much as you are. Before you hire any service, learn what safety policies
they have. The best company is one that has trained employees on OSHA regulations and who
understand the safety issues.
Every cleaning service should come out and do an on-site visit to see the possible safety
problems. If they don’t, move on. The best ones would like to know what safety issues could be
at the facility to ensure they prepare their staff to stay safe on the