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In Charleston, a Clean Business is a Profitable Business!

Having your business professionally cleaned in Charleston, or any location for that matter, is critical for many reasons. Spending money on commercial cleaning should be viewed not as a sunk overhead expense, but as an important investment that will directly improve your business’ bottom line.


As Charleston’s leading commercial cleaning company, we clean hundreds of businesses every month and speak to Charleston business managers and owners every day. Here are the main reasons they cite for why having a clean business space is critical.


Health and Safety

A clean business promotes a healthier work environment by reducing the spread of germs. If your business is a medical facility, like a dental or chiropractor office, you don’t need us to tell you why this is important.


Even if you don’t have a medical space, you don’t want your people getting sick because the bathrooms are filthy or the desks covered in germs. As the office manager of one of our Downtown Charleston clients, an architecture firm, commented to us: “In a COVID world, cleanliness is viewed not just as a sign of professionalism, but also of safety.”


Plus, in Charleston, where humidity levels are high, maintaining cleanliness helps prevent mold and mildew growth, which can exacerbate respiratory issues, look terrible and give off that nasty musty smell. Additionally, a clean office reduces the risk of slips, trips, and falls by keeping walkways clear of debris and spills.


Professional Image

A clean and well-maintained office reflects positively on your business. It creates a professional image and instills confidence in clients, customers, and visitors. In a city like Charleston, where tourism and hospitality are significant industries, maintaining a clean office is especially important for businesses that cater to tourists.


In addition to vacation rentals, we clean numerous tourist business, including tour companies and shops along King Street. All of them understand the importance of cleanliness in projecting a positive image to their clients.


We recently heard from the owner of a James Island gym that we clean that cleanliness is one of the determining factors for people joining his gym versus another. Cleanliness matters.


Employee Morale and Productivity

A tidy workspace can boost employee morale and productivity. A clutter-free environment reduces distractions and helps employees stay focused. Additionally, a clean office demonstrates that the employer values the well-being of their staff, which can improve job satisfaction and employee retention.


The owner of one of our commercial cleaning clients, an engineering firm on James Island, told us this after our first clean: “Whoa, we all just feel so much better coming into the office now. I didn’t realize how important cleanliness was.”


Preservation of Assets

Regular commercial cleaning helps preserve office furnishings, equipment, and infrastructure. In Charleston's coastal environment, the salt air and humidity can also accelerate wear and corrosion, making proper cleaning and upkeep essential for prolonging the lifespan of office assets.


For example, HVAC systems, which are expensive, are very sensitive to salt, as well as dust, pet hair and other pollutants. The more junk HVAC systems suck in from the surrounding air, the more stress they are put under. Regular commercial cleaning removes a lot of those pollutants from the environment before they can enter the HVAC system.


Overall, maintaining a clean office in Charleston is crucial for promoting health and safety, projecting a professional image, boosting productivity, and enhancing customer satisfaction. As Charleston’s leading commercial cleaning company we are here for you when you need us – contact Purple Dot Cleaning today!

A Downtown Charleston office cleaned by Purple Dot Cleaning


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