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 [...]

2021-04-22T13:05:34-04:00

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 [...]

2021-05-27T15:10:18-04:00

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 [...]

2021-04-19T15:22:10-04:00

The Game Has Changed, Have You?

If you’re paying your cleaning vendor to perform the same tasks they were performing a few months ago, you could be wasting money and not getting the value you need. Pre-Covid, standard specifications consisted of the standard cleaning of floors, door glass, dusting/spot wiping surfaces, vacuuming, and emptying many waste receptacles.  These tasks were generally performed at acceptable levels in most [...]

2021-04-19T15:20:42-04:00

Returning to Work Safely

Personal and workplace health and safety is surely on everyone's mind as we prepare to return to work. The janitorial industry has known the value of "cleaning for health" for many years. The current situation places its importance front and center! "Cleaning for health" emphasizes creating the healthiest building environment possible - keeping building occupants safe and healthy. Hence, [...]

2021-04-20T09:32:31-04:00

COVID-19 Response Update 4 6 2020

COVID-19 Response Update to Our Valued Customers During these uncertain times, Populist Cleaning Co. recognizes our vital role in the prevention of the spread of the Corona Virus (COVID-19). The safety of our Partners - our employees and customers - remains Populist Cleaning Co.’s primary concern. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the potential risk of exposure [...]

2021-04-20T09:37:33-04:00

The 3 Biggest Things We’ve Learned in the Last Few Months

It’s through trying times that we often learn the most about business, home, and life at large. We’d like to share the 3 biggest things we’ve learned and how they’ve applied to life at work for all of us here at Populist. Interestingly, when we do the math, we discover that most people actually spend between 30-40% of their life [...]

2021-04-20T09:43:58-04:00

Populist Cleaning Co. was Founded in January of 1980 – 40 Years Ago!

We all have a story to tell and I want to share a bit of mine with you. In 1976 my father, Dan Eller, resigned from his tenured teaching position as a Professor of Music at Eastern Michigan University to embark on a new path in life. He chose not to conform to the mold required to continue [...]

2021-04-20T09:45:40-04:00

Our New Brand

Our New Brand Over 30 years ago Populist Cleaning Co. started out as a "mom and pop" cleaning company looking to clean churches in and around Ypsilanti, Michigan. With hard work and an unrelenting commitment to quality service, we’ve become much more. Populist now serves a wide range of businesses and organizations throughout southeast Michigan. Today, we clean: Small [...]

2021-07-26T13:47:34-04:00
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