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Why You Need to Invest in Factory Cleaning Services Now

There are plenty of reasons for keeping the workplace clean, no matter what industry you work in. Whilst generally speaking, office workers shouldn’t be expected to make a lot of mess, it’s quite normal for offices to hire cleaners once a week or more. However, in many dirtier working environments, particularly workshops and factories, cleaning is sometimes left by the wayside.

Let’s look at the biggest benefits of investing in factory cleaning services.


Save money in the long term

Save money in the long term

Hiring a commercial cleaning company may be an extra cost, but it’s certainly a cost worth paying as a cleaner factory can mean savings in the long term. How you ask? There are several ways that factory cleaning could be saving you considerably money. By keeping a cleaner and more hygienic working environment, you can stand to prevent accidents and reduce employee absenteeism due to illness.

It’s also worth considering that by keeping your factory clean, it can also help to keep machinery, walls, floors and windows in a much better condition, helping to limit the need for repairs and maintenance.


Improve efficiency

If you don’t directly employ workers to clean, there’s a good chance that staff will often be forced to leave their main duties to clean up before and after starting jobs. By hiring commercial cleaners, staff can instead concentrate on their own duties as any necessary cleaning will be much more minimal. To be as efficient as possible, it’s essential that skilled and unskilled workers are left to carry out the jobs that they are paid to do.


Remember, factory cleaners have the right tools to get the job done

Remember, factory cleaners have the right tools to get the job done

Cleaning a factory can be a difficult and longwinded job without the right tools of the cleaning trade. For example, cleaning such a big area as a factory floor can take a long time with a mop and bucket, especially if the floor is affected by stains from paint, chemicals, dirt or shavings. Special floor cleaning and buffing equipment can get large areas clean in a short time.


Cleaners can offer other specialist services

A professional factory cleaning company can do a lot more than simply emptying bins and doing a little dusting. For example, some commercial cleaners can also provide maintenance services such as installing anti-bird netting, maintaining fencing, repainting and renovating facades. Not only do these services help to keep a factory clean, but they also prevent the need to hire a separate contractor.


Increase employee motivation

As well as improving efficiency by leaving employees to stick to their own main duties, it’s worth considering that hiring professional cleaners is also likely to leave workers with a higher sense of job satisfaction. If a skilled worker is hired to carry out a certain task but has to spent a lot of time cleaning up on a regular basis, it’s likely that they may find this tedious. However, a worker who can come to work in a clean environment and get on with their work, simply clearing their workspace at the end of the day, is more likely to be happy.

It’s also worth considering that a healthy worker is a happier worker. A regularly cleaned factory means that there are likely to be less germs and dust floating around that could lead to illness, so employees can benefit from better health.

If you are in need of an experienced factory cleaning team, or have more questions about the kind of cleaning and maintenance services available, call MCS today on 0800 612 0437 or visit to find your nearest branch.