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    Industrial-Pressure-WashingIn our last blog, we explained what industrial cleaning is, what it requires and the different types of industrial cleaning services available that can help improve indoor air quality (IAQ).

    In this blog, we’ll discuss the reasons why you should invest in industrial cleaning services and the telltale signs that indicate you need to have your facility professionally cleaned.

    The Benefits of Hiring a Professional Cleaning Service

    Keeping your factory, warehouse or processing plant functioning at its best requires focused cleaning solutions that are tailored to your specific environment.

    Because dirt and debris can accumulate quickly in industrial environments, it’s important to perform thorough, consistent cleaning using specialized tools and techniques to avoid harming workers and expensive machinery.

    Instead of cleaning the facility yourself or delegating the tasks to your employees, consider hiring a professional industrial cleaning service team that’s experienced in keeping facilities like yours clean. The team you hire should have a history of hard work, integrity and a commitment to excellent service.

    Here are the top five reasons to invest in quality industrial cleaning services:

    1. Creates a Healthier & Safer Environment

    Employee health has become an issue of concern now more than ever. Poor IAQ is a major culprit. One of the main advantages of industrial cleaning is a healthier and safer environment for employees. When facilities are clean, there are:

    • Fewer accidents
    • Fewer chances of employees contracting an infection or disease
    • Reductions in cross-contamination and equipment problems

    With so many workers touching machinery and equipment each day, it’s important to make sure every surface in your industrial facility is bacteria-free. This especially includes hard-to-reach areas that haven’t been touched in years, like overhead structures and ceiling areas.

    By resolving IAQ problems and creating a healthier and safer environment for your workers, you’ll benefit from increased employee satisfaction. And the higher your employee satisfaction is, the less turnover you’ll have and the fewer sick days you’ll have to cover.

    2. Industrial Cleaning Increases Productivity

    When dirt, dust, grime and other contaminants collect on equipment, they can make their way inside, interfering with the equipment's mechanics. This can lead to machines and equipment breaking or becoming less efficient. Compromised machinery constantly needs attention and repairs. Professional industrial cleaning specialists remove this risk, allowing your machinery to perform optimally.

    Not only do industrial cleaners know exactly how to clean heavy machinery and hazardous materials that are often found in industrial settings, but they also have the specialized equipment and cleaning products you need to get things taken care of fast and efficiently.

    Safely removing combustible dust, for example, will reduce the risk of dust explosions and fires, improve the health and safety of employees and lower operational and maintenance costs.

    3. A Clean Facility Enhances Product Quality

    When left unaddressed, dirt, dust and grime can collect on machinery and overhead structures and fall onto your products. This can negatively impact the quality of the finished product. Trained and experienced technicians, however, safely remove dirt, dust and grime, keeping them away from finished products, which improves their quality and increases customer satisfaction.

    4. Industrial Compliance Standards Are More Achievable

    There are a number of laws and regulations in place for workplace safety. Some of these regulations are related to the environment and the quality of your facility’s exhaust. Unsanitary conditions can cost you heavily, not just in fines, but by creating potential hazards that can damage your building or affect your employees.

    A professional industrial cleaner like Service-Tech Corporation helps you to comply with governmental regulations. Our certified technicians are trained in OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), IKECA (International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association) and NADCA (National Air Duct Cleaning) protocols.

    5. Saves Time & Money

    The cleaner your facility, the less likely a costly workplace accident will occur. Additionally, when machines and equipment are cleaned regularly, they experience fewer problems and last longer. Fewer problems translate to more efficiency, which positively impacts your bottom line.

    Professional industrial cleaners will keep machines and equipment operating efficiently and help you avoid costly repairs and replacements.

    Do You Need Industrial Cleaning Services?

    Here are a few red flags that indicate when there’s a need for industrial cleaning services:

    • You can see, smell or taste dust in the work area
    • Your industrial fans are out of balance
    • Your exhaust systems aren't drawing air the way they should
    • You have an industrial oven and it’s starting to contaminate your product
    • You have contaminant buildup of more than one-sixteenth of an inch on your overhead structures

    Service-Tech: Your Partner in Success

    You should maintain a safe and clean work environment to keep your facility running efficiently and help with employee retention.

    We understand the challenges businesses like yours face and know what it takes to keep your environment safe and healthy. Our technicians are certified and are trained annually on several industrial standards so they can provide safe cleaning practices that help ensure building safety.

    Contact us today to discuss your specific industrial cleaning needs. We care about keeping your facility clean so it can operate at its highest efficiency.


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