Making Life Better: The Power of Quality Partnering

From the desk of Mike Eller, President and Integrator, Populist Cleaning Co Making Life Better: The Power of Quality Partnering At Populist, our mission is simple: Making Life Better. But what does that truly mean? We believe lasting change and tangible improvements in our lives happen through the everyday connections we build with the [...]


Deep Dives and Supplies – Value Added Services From Populist

Deep Dives and Supplies - are you taking advantage of these value added services? We all know that daily cleaning maintains an environment that improves employee productivity, health, and well-being and creates a positive impression on customers and clients. Deep cleaning, known as project work in our industry, is often [...]


Conquering Clutter – Cultivating a Culture of Cleanliness

Conquer Clutter and Cultivate a Culture of Cleanliness in Your Workplace We spend a significant portion of our lives in the workplace. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics there are about 2,080 working hours in a year for an employee who works a traditional 8 hours per day/40-hour workweek. It’s safe to [...]


In-House Janitorial Services or Contract Out?

Think in-house is more cost-effective? Your time is precious. You need to be able to focus on your business - without distractions. Unless your business is in the janitorial industry, you probably don’t know the ins and outs of janitorial operations: efficient work flow, cleaning chemicals, equipment, best hiring practices, proper training, and inspection procedures. You also don’t have [...]


What to expect from a cleaning company that runs on EOS®

What to Expect from a Cleaning Company Running on E.O.S.® How you spend your time at work is crucial to your business. When you clock in to start your week, what's the first thing you do? Do you grab a cup of coffee before you wrap up that project from last week, or do you dreadfully [...]


Introducing Our New Director of Operations

Welcome Aboard, Steve Hamil! The Populist Leadership Team is pleased to announce that Steve Hamil has joined us as our Director of Operations. We're excited to add Steve to our operations team. He brings us 10 years of increasingly responsible experience in the commercial cleaning and janitorial industry. Most recently he served as Director of Operations for [...]


Response to CDC Statement on Cleaning and Disinfecting Against COVID-19

Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised its guidelines related to cleaning and disinfecting against COVID-19. Populist Cleaning Co is working to ensure that the CDC guidance is clearly and properly understood by our customers and associates. Here are 4 key messages and considerations about cleaning and disinfecting to keep in mind, especially as traditional [...]


Have You Considered Daytime Porter Services?

What are Day Porter Services? Day Porters help keep busy areas of facilities clean, safe, and comfortable for employees, clients, and visitors throughout the day during regular business hours. Day Porters work behind the scenes without disrupting regular workday activities. It's their job to make sure your facility looks clean, presentable, and inviting at all times. They [...]


Cleaning Sanitizing Disinfecting = Our New Normal

Let's begin by clarifying three important terms: cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting. Cleaning with soap (surfactants) and water removes germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces. It lowers the risk of spreading infection. Sanitizing and disinfecting kill germs on surfaces. By killing germs on a surface after cleaning, it can further lower the risk of spreading infection. Both sanitizing [...]

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