Cleaning is never an easy task. You never know where to start, and sometimes it can take up all of your time. However, keeping an office clean is sometimes one of the most grueling and stressful jobs there is. Where do you start? How do you know when it's up to office cleanliness standards? Whether you have a home office you are trying to tidy up, or you are cleaning an actual office, help is available. These are four great tips on how to clean an office is a reasonable amount of time. Take a look and get started on your cleaning tasks!
Start at the focal point of the office.
The focal point of an office is usually where all the computers, the telephones, and the main office desk are located. The best thing to do is to start organizing before the actual cleaning with cleaning supplies occurs. If this office is very disorganized, you can simply sit, go through the numerous papers and documents, and put them in organized files either in a filing cabinet or a desk drawer. That gives the office more room and a freer atmosphere. From there, you can get started on the more difficult cleaning tasks.
Clean the desk.
Next, the desk needs attention. If this is a desk where the worker usually works, eats, and does everything but sleep there, it will be in need of a good cleaning. The first place to start is the computer area; dust and clean off the keyboard of any food particles, dust, and garbage that may be caught between keys. Then, wipe down the monitor to clean the screen of any finger prints and streaks from various causes. The next step would be to wipe down the desk, and make sure all important papers are organized. Once that is all done, it's on to the next job.
Vacuum, sweep, and/or mop.
This is one of the easier parts of cleaning an office; vacuuming! If the office has hardwood floors, you can sweep and then mop the floors with simple soap and water as you may not know what kind of finish the hardwood floors are. This helps to get rid of any dirt and grime, as well as any paper and food particles that may be in the carpet or around the office floor. Once that is all done, you only have one important job left to complete.
Leave the room smelling pleasant.
Lastly, having some nice smelling candles or incense on hand can make the office smell great. In addition, having pleasant scents in the office can make the workers feel as if they are at home or in their happy place, which can up productivity in the work place. A simple candle being lit while you work and until you finish can fill the room with heavenly aromas. Just make sure that you clean up any candle wax or incense ashes that may fall anywhere. This simple step will be a nice gift to the workers in the office.
These are four simple but super easy tips to try when you clean an office. It helps you work quickly but diligently, and it cuts down on time you may lose standing around and not knowing where to start. Try these tips and see how quickly the cleaning goes, and how impressed anyone in the office becomes with your skills! You won't regret it and they are sure to thank you for your kind and quick services.