Tag Archives: Cleaning Budget

01 Apr

Throw Out Your Mop and Save Money With A Floor Scrubber!

When you made up this year’s budget, how much did you calculate saving on labor? For cleaning businesses, labor costs account for approximately 80% of expenses. Here’s one idea to save, while maintaining productivity. Upgrade your machines to a faster, more efficient arsenal of commercial cleaning equipment. Did you know that it takes a worker 14

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23 Mar

Making Social Media Work For You

Your Company is on Social Media, Now What? Social media can help keep your company top-of-mind for current customers and attract new business. Without a full marketing department or unlimited resources for a contractor, however, all of those social sites just feel overwhelming. Picking Your Battles “It’s impossible to write every story, for every audience,

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04 Mar

Tornado’s Newest Product Additions

In 2015, Coca-Cola™ produced the first bottles made entirely from plants. As well, Apple™ produced a line of 100% beryllium free products. Each year, companies around the world strive to manufacture a better, more sustainable and user friendly product than their previous efforts. Tornado Industries is a leading manufacturer of sustainable cleaning equipment. Like Coca-Cola™,

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01 Mar

Leasing vs. Buying: What is Right for Your Equipment Needs?

Although more than 80 percent of U.S. businesses lease equipment, according to the Small Business Administration, it remains a relatively uncommon practice in the cleaning industry. That means when it comes to choosing between buying or leasing, many facility managers and BSCs feel dazed and confused. In short, a lease allows users to make payments

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28 Jan

Marketing Made Easy: 6 Ideas You Can Implement Quickly

by Tornado Industries, Inc. Don’t have a marketing department? Don’t worry. There are plenty of tactics anyone can employ with limited skills and without a major investment of time or money. Even novices can implement these 6 cheap and easy marketing ideas before the end of the month. 1. Write Great Content. Even if you’re

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06 Oct

Take the Guesswork Out of Estimating Cleaning Budgets

By Michael Schaffer Estimating by Eyeballing: A Thing of the Past With studies suggesting that cleaning consumes 20 to 35 percent of an average facilities total maintenance and operations budget, it is amazing that many industry veterans still believe it is okay to eyeball a building and proclaim how many hours it will take to

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