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Six Ways to Save with Smarter Cleaning

Six Ways to Save with Smarter Cleaning

There’s a difference between cleaning hard and cleaning smart. Both can be effective, but only one can give you a consistent level of clean while saving you time, money, and unnecessary stress. From properly maintaining your cleaning products to implementing ...

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Environmentally Friendly Techniques to Keep Pests Away

Environmentally Friendly Techniques to Keep Pests Away

Guests should never worry about pests during their hotel stay, and if you take the right approach to preventative control, they never will. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) emphasizes source reduction and considers why pests infest a facility in the first ...

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Reducing the Spread of Contagious Illnesses

Reducing the Spread of Contagious Illnesses

Winter months bring an increase of cold, influenza, and other communicable illnesses to the workplace. To reduce the spread of germs and cross contamination, housekeeping departments should focus on common contact points. Sanitize Hard Services. Most hard surfaces, such as ...

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Essential Topics to Cover in Daily Pre-Shift Meetings

Essential Topics to Cover in Daily Pre-Shift Meetings

Pre-shift meetings are a fundamental and indispensable means to convey important info to all housekeeping employees regarding that day’s business and priorities. Here are several essential topics for supervisors to cover: Uniform Check and Room Assignments. Ensure all employees are ...

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3 Ways to Show Appreciation to Housekeeping Staff

3 Ways to Show Appreciation to Housekeeping Staff

Given the repetitive nature of housekeepers’ work, finding ways to motivate staff can be challenging. By offering various and unique incentives for short periods of time, managers can seek to increase productivity levels and performance excellence by room attendants, laundry ...

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