Keeping your office clean is an important task that should be undertaken regularly to help create a welcoming and pleasant environment for those who work in it. There are a number of benefits to keeping a clean office, and this article will look at some of the most prominent ones.

Stress reduction

Working in a cluttered office can have a subtle yet significant impact on the stress levels of your staff. A clean desk, floor or communal space projects a calmer atmosphere, and if staff are stress-free, they are likely to be happier at work, which in turn leads to increased productivity.

Saves time

If you don’t have to spend time wondering how and when you’re going to clean your messy office, then you can spend that time doing more productive things. Increased productivity means better output for your business, which will hopefully help make more money for your company.

Good first impressions

If you’ve got visitors coming to your workplace, whether that’s potential partners, people from head office or interviewees, you don’t want them walking into a messy place. If your office is messy, what does that say about the way you run your business or how you manage the staff that work for you? Keep your space clean and you’ll make that all-important good first impression with your visitors.

Improves health and safety

Clutter can be a risk to the safety of your employees, as well as an eyesore. There are trip hazards posed by things left on the floor, and things like cups and plates left out in communal areas can be unhygienic and increase the risk of illness, which in turn can increase employee absence, which can affect productivity.

Increase your reputation

Similar to giving off good impressions, if your business is consistently neat and tidy, that cleanliness becomes synonymous with your company, and that can only be a good thing for staff, partners and clients alike.


At Alban Cleaning, we are proud to provide commercial cleaning services for customers throughout Watford, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead. To find out more about how our expert team can help you, get in touch with us by calling 01727 789 626 today or get in touch online and we’ll be more than happy to help you with anything you need.