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19. June 2019| by Angela Kirwan

Looking To Hire? Five Questions To Ask Any Melbourne Cleaning Business


So, you’ve been doing your cleaning in the workplace for a while, and it’s getting a bit much. Perhaps you already have a commercial cleaning business helping you out, but they’re not quite what you were looking for. Either way, it’s time to look for a new cleaning company, but how will you ensure that you hire the right team this time? Every company presents itself as the best at first glance, but when you start asking the right questions, the truth becomes clearer.

In a previous blog, we showed you how to identify if you’re with the wrong company. In this one, we’ve put together a list of questions you can ask to determine if a cleaning company will work for you. Don’t be shy – ask away!

  1. How Much Do Your Services Cost?

The first step is to determine what your budget is for the service you need. You should shop around and compare quotes so that you can either adjust your budget or requirements appropriately where necessary. Remember: cheaper isn’t always better.

  1. What Do Your Cleaning Packages Include?

Every commercial space is different. While some only need regular cleaning in specific areas, others need the whole nine yards every time. Ask cleaning companies if you can customise your package and if they include things like cleaning supplies.

  1. Do You Have A Vetting Process For Your Employees?

Cleaning staff come into contact with sensitive information, sick people or children. It’s important to verify that they’re safe in this regard. Cleaning companies should do background checks to protect you, your employees, your clients, and your property.

  1. What Does A Standard Agreement With Your Cleaning Business Entail?

Always ask for a draft contract to read through. Read attentively and ask questions about clauses you don’t understand. Don’t sign anything if you’re not happy with the offer.

  1. How Much Industry Experience Do You Have?

You want to be sure that your cleaning company knows what they’re doing. Find out how long they’ve been in business and check on reviews and references before you hire them.

Once You Have The Answers You Need, You Can Decide

Nobody knows what your business needs better than you do. Ask these questions confidently, and you’ll be able to separate the chancers from the professionals. Ankars is a top cleaning business in Melbourne. Contact us to learn more.

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