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Businesses with office space tend to hire local janitorial companies to clean their facility on a daily basis. The decision to have a clean office may be unconscious, but for those that choose to forego office cleaning or infrequently clean their office, they are missing out on some significant benefits that can impact the bottom line.

Here are three important facts about having a clean office building:

Curb Appeal. Customers and employees have no desire to come in to an environment that looks unappealing. Most people judge a book by its cover, therefore, if customers visit and see an unclean office space, they are likely to believe they will not be taken care of. Having a clean environment also gives people the sense of organization and may put them at ease. First impressions are so important in the business world.

Health. An environment full of dirt, dust, garbage and bacteria is one that could significantly impact the health of those within the area. For instance, those with asthma can be affected with a great amount of dust within the work-space. It’s better to stand on the safe side and keep a clean environment to ensure that employees and customers are breathing clean and quality air during the day.

Pride of Ownership. Regardless of whether the office facility is being leased or owned, business-people who take a pride of ownership tend to be more successful. They are organized, care about their employees and cognizant about their appearance; all of which equate to someone that cares about success.