If you’re a new business owner or own a small commercial business, you may not be aware that the facility maintenance industry even exists. Of course, you know you need to manage the thermostat, take care of any remodeling needs, make sure all your electrical wiring is up to par, and promptly repair broken fire alarms – all of those things come with being a
The safety and well being of everyone around and among your facility is a top priority for us at The Firm FS. That is why we have developed and are offering our “Touch Point” service for you to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Our focus is keeping everyone as safe and healthy as possible.
If your business has just undergone renovations, one thing is for certain: you’re bound to encounter construction dust. This messy stuff is a natural product of the use of construction tools and, though irritating and inconvenient, is pretty much unavoidable. Think of it this way, creating something entirely new out of nothing is a very messy process, and you, your employees, and your customers will appreciate the renovation your business has received in the end. Try to be patient with your building’s renovators as they work to control dust levels!
It’s January, which can only mean one thing: it’s cold and flu season! Americans everywhere constantly live in threat of these nasty viruses. These illnesses can lead to a marked decrease in worker productivity, which is always bad for business. The flu can knock out even the most dedicated workers for a week or more, and having a cold certainly makes it hard to get work done as efficiently as possible. Even the common cold can lead to more severe health problems further down the line, which can tank worker productivity.
For retail stores, however, the holiday season can mean a significant increase in profits, bringing with it a different sort of joy. That said, this joy can quickly turn into stress for retail employees, store managers, and store owners alike. An uptick in customers brings with it an uptick in clutter and an uptick in anxious workers who don’t have the time to constantly be cleaning mirrors and mopping floors. All of this at a time where business competition is harsh, as stores jostle one another for the title of “best holiday shopping destination.” You need your retail store to be looking in tip-top shape to even stand a chance! In this industry, you know that appearances are paramount to attracting and maintaining customers.