Benefits of a Clean Warehouse
In a busy working warehouse, cleaning is often pushed to the bottom of the priority pile. However, this often-forgotten task is an essential one, so we’ve compiled a list of benefits of a clean warehouse to show you just how important it is.
A clean warehouse is a safe warehouse
The health and safety of your warehouse is your number one priority. Keeping your working environment clean and tidy will go a long way to helping you achieve a warehouse that any health and safety inspector would be proud of.
Safeguard against coronavirus
Now more than ever, you need to ensure your warehouse is as clean and hygienic as possible to safeguard your staff and visiting customers and clients against coronavirus. Therefore, it’s important to have a regular cleaning schedule in place to minimise the risk of transmission.
Present a professional persona
When trying to impress potential clients, or keep existing ones, you need to ensure you’re presenting your business in the best light possible. A dirty, dusty and stained warehouse won’t help your cause as it implies that if you don’t take care of your warehouse’s cleanliness, you don’t take care of your overall business.
Reduce maintenance costs
From conveyor belts to lifts, a warehouse has a lot of equipment that needs to be kept free of dust, dirt and debris in order to keep working efficiently. Allow dirt to build up and you risk the machines malfunctioning or breaking down altogether, costing you time and money to repair. Regular warehouse cleaning will help protect your equipment and keep your operation running smoothly.
Keep your staff happy and productive
Your staff are your most important asset so ensuring their physical and mental wellbeing is being looked after will go a long way. Employees who see management investing in a clean working environment and their health and safety are more likely to be motivated and productive.
A message from our MD
“We understand cleaning a warehouse is not like cleaning an office. As there is often a mix of different equipment, machinery and surfaces, it requires unique skill and knowledge to ensure a totally clean and hygienic environment.
"This is why our cleaners are all fully trained, and management will carry out regular spot checks to ensure your high standards are being met. As a result, our clients with warehouses are very pleased with the results our cleaners achieve.”
– James Lattimer, MD at Dorset Commercial Cleaning.Back to News