A reduced price can be offered for each of the cleaning services when they are provided by one cleaning service contractor. The cleaning services contractor is responsible for time -consuming task of hiring and training new replacement personnel. The cleaning service contractor assumes responsibility for supervision and inspection of worked performed.
The janitorial cleaning services contractor is responsible for arranging for substitute cleaning service personnel when employees call in sick. The janitorial cleaning services contractor sees to it that the cleaning personnel and the building serviced are supplied with cleaning equipment and materials.
The cleaning contractor can purchase hand towels, tissue, soap and other products used and consumed in restrooms and lunch rooms in large quantities, and can offer these to the customer at a reduced rate. The janitorial cleaning services contractor, not the customer, spends time with the cleaning personnel when questions come up and when supplies need to be picked up.
Tighter building security can be maintained when one janitorial cleaning services contracting firm provides all of the janitorial cleaning services. A customer that uses its own in-house cleaning service to do the daily cleaning, but contracts out window washing, floor care maintenance, carpet cleaning, and other services to several janitorial cleaning service contractors, may fine the building security not as tight as it should be.
The contractor pays all wages for both regular hours and any overtime hours worked by the janitorial cleaning services personnel. The janitorial cleaning services contractor pays FICA and FUTA taxes, state and federal unemployment insurance, workers' compensation insurance, and other taxes and insurance.
Nearly every type of business has been known to use in-house janitorial cleaning services personnel, but those that use them to a greater extent are manufacturing firms, building management firms, multi-story office building, hospitals, clinics, hotels, motels, restaurants, and food processing plants, just to name a few.
Advantages of contracting janitorial cleaning services
The janitorial cleaning services contractor, not the customer, bears the expense of purchasing new janitorial cleaning services equipment. The janitorial cleaning services contractor pays for repairs and maintenance of janitorial cleaning equipment. The janitorial cleaning services contractor coordinates all the janitorial cleaning services, including housekeeping, window cleaning, carpet cleaning, floor waxing, special project cleaning such as wall washing, when they are provided by one janitorial cleaning services contractor.