Keeping an office or commercial space clean is important to health and function. These spaces are shared by multiple people and for long periods. Vacuuming, dusting, window-washing, sanitising and deep cleaning is therefore key. But who has the time to regularly and effectively clean a commercial space, especially with so many other business priorities demanding attention?
Hiring a cleaning company that services commercial spaces professionally is the answer. These companies take the pressure off and keep your commercial space sparkling clean. Whether you’re after a one-off clean or a regular service, organise a professional company to come to the rescue.
In this article, we’ll outline the qualities to consider when choosing a commercial cleaner, and share where to find the best in Canberra.
What makes a great office and commercial cleaning service?
Choosing the right cleaning service will take the stress out of keeping your commercial space clean. It can be helpful to keep the following in mind when choosing a commercial cleaning service.
- Reliable. If you’re hiring a commercial cleaning service, especially on a regular basis, you’ll want a company that shows up on time and provides consistently good service. A great cleaning company understands you’re counting on them and will deliver every time.
- Affordable. You’ll want to get what you pay for with a commercial cleaning service. Check prices and deliverables online so you choose an affordable company that ensures value-for-money.
- Efficient. A great cleaning company is efficient without compromising on quality. They don’t cut corners but guarantee they’ll leave spaces impeccably clean.
- Respectful. Your office or commercial space might have valuable items, including furniture and technology. It’s important to be able to trust your commercial cleaner to treat items with respect and care.
- Effective. You’ll want a cleaner who does what they say they’ll do. That’s one that will leave your commercial space spotless. There’s no point in paying for a professional clean if you have to spend time touching things up.
The best office and commercial cleaners in Canberra
Riotact’s editorial team has combed through 20 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.
To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on Riotact and Facebook as well as maintaining a minimum average of 4/5 stars on Google.
Established early 2011, iCleaning Corporate has a solid reputation for being reliable, high-quality commercial cleaners. Work is second-to-none, and developing great rapport with office, strata and commercial clients is important.
Commercial cleaning services cover office areas, common areas, windows and carpets. The team is professional and offers customers peace of mind and reliability in an industry affected by second-rate operators. With iCleaning Corporate, customers have a dedicated business owner, local to their area, who goes that extra mile to earn repeat business.
iCleaning Corporate believes cleaning quality isn’t about the cheapest price or just how an office or commercial space looks. It’s about how cleaning is completed. iCleaning Corporate only uses the right chemicals and cleaning practices and avoids cross-contamination. All staff are trained on the finer details and certified to ensure the highest level of cleanliness.
Environmentally friendly recycling and waste management practices are important. iCleaning Corporate is an ACTsmart Accredited Business.
Kristina Smith from Rural Funds Management wrote, "iCleaning has been doing the general office cleaning for Rural Funds Management’s Canberra head office since 2011. iCleaning’s efficiency, helpfulness, friendly service and professionalism have always been of the highest standard."
Pro Cleaning Services is a team of young females with a passion for making a difference in clients’ lives. Its fully certified cleaners believe a clean atmosphere supports a clean mindset, including office, commercial and trade cleaning. Pro Cleaning Services provides environmentally friendly cleaning and guarantees high-quality standards with after-renovation cleans, office cleans and warehouse cleans.
A major point of difference is that Pro Cleaning Services is available all hours, including after-hours and weekends. The team undergoes continual training, and all cleaners have an eye for detail.
Pro Cleaning Services has a professional and flexible approach. The team was nominated for the 2022 Canberra Local Business Award in Outstanding Services and Trades, Employee of the Year Award and the Youth Award.
On Facebook, Sue-Ann Martiniello wrote, “Pro Cleaning Services does a fantastic job … Staff are professional and get amazing results on older surfaces and grouting.”
Bliss Solutions was founded with a vision to reinvent the cleaning industry. Its commercial cleaning specialists service the ACT and surrounding regions. Bliss Solutions specialises in all aspects of commercial cleaning, strata cleaning and office cleaning, only ever using the latest techniques, technology and equipment.
A major advantage of engaging Bliss Solutions is minimal disruption to business activities, which leaves clients free to focus on what matters most, in a pristine clean environment.
Another major advantage is Bliss Solutions' management approach and track record in exceeding expectations. The business is structured so clients get the care they deserve. Business Development Managers ensure quality control. Area Managers ensure high standards and quality checks. Staff are fully trained.
Bliss Solutions cleans many types of spaces, including multipurpose buildings, offices, warehouses, medical clinics and carparks. It cleans public and private schools, childcare centres, gyms, training facilities and shopping districts. Bliss Solutions is also expert at Strata cleaning.
Cleaning packages are each tailored to client needs. New clients benefit from Bliss Solutions’ three-step system – consultation, deep clean and ongoing maintenance. Only market-leading products and chemicals are used on all sites. These adhere to Australian health and safety legislation.
Bliss Solutions leverages management software and modern technology to provide seamless execution, as well as track sites and address emergencies. The company is fully insured and adheres to the highest industry standards.
Over many years, Bliss Solutions has time-and-again implemented its foolproof system of daily, weekly, monthly and yearly maintenance cleaning packages, always guaranteeing results.
Vineel Dutt wrote, "The crew always does an outstanding job cleaning for our events. Outstanding service!"
New Generation Cleaning provides premium commercial, strata, office, childcare centre, and retail cleaning services with exceptional hygiene standards. The team of experienced professional cleaners also provides: Washroom Hygiene Solution and Sanitary Disposal Services, Washroom Consumables, Waterless Urinal Servicing, Carpark Cleaning, Carpet Steam Cleaning, Upholstery Cleaning, Window Cleaning, Mechanical Floor Scrubbing, High Pressure Washing/Cleaning, and Waste Management & Recycling.
Premises are cleaned thoroughly and professionally with high attention to detail and inspections will be conducted regularly, ensuring high hygiene standards are maintained. They have a work health and safety management system in place that complies with Australian legislation to protect their clients, staff, and others who might be affected by the work. Whether a large or small premises, the company has a strong reputation for providing immaculate, stress-free cleaning solutions.
The Executive Committee wrote, “The building looks amazing after you took over the cleaning services and we no longer need to waste our time to lodge a complaint after every clean. Thanks again.”
Synergy Four Services has more than 12 years’ experience in professional commercial cleaning. This includes for new builds, commercial premises, construction sites and end-of-lease cleaning.
With commercial premises, Synergy Four Services cleans offices, cafes, restaurants, bars, medical facilities, aged care facilities, schools and universities. Providing a 100 per cent satisfaction guarantee, Synergy Four Services’ motto is to only leave when cleaners would be proud to call a premises their own.
Synergy Four Services – a trusted family owned and operated business – provides quality services at competitive prices, for single projects and routine cleaning. Other services include window cleaning, high pressure washing, and strip and seal services. Products for public bathrooms can be supplied.
Synergy Four Services is fully insured and certified, white card and asbestos inducted, and has Secure Local Jobs Code certification. Obligation free quotes are available.
On Facebook, Jordan Male wrote, “The Synergy Four team completed an end-of-lease clean … They were friendly, professional and had a great eye for detail.”
If you’re looking for more information on cleaning services in Canberra, you might like our articles on the best end of lease cleaners, carpet cleaners and window cleaning services Canberra has to offer.
Your experience with office and commercial cleaners in Canberra
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Frequently Asked Questions
Do all commercial services use environmentally friendly cleaning products?
More and more commercial cleaning companies offer cleaning with environmentally friendly products that are natural, safe, non-toxic and biodegradable. This includes for commercial cleaning services. Check online or ask the company about the products they use.
How often should I have my commercial space cleaned?
It’s ideal to have your commercial and/or office space cleaned regularly. This is especially important for hygiene and in high-traffic areas. Most commercial cleaning services will do a site visit. They’ll talk to you about what the nature of your business and how often it should be cleaned.
What services do commercial cleaning companies provide?
Most commercial companies handle all cleaning needs, to keep spaces healthy and functional. This includes the basics like dusting and vacuuming. It also includes cleaning bathrooms and kitchen areas. Special services include carpet and window cleaning and removing graffiti. Most commercial cleaning companies offer super deep cleans, end-of-lease cleans and even bio-fogging to eliminate pathogens.
Should I supervise the cleaning of my commercial space?
You don’t necessarily need to supervise your commercial cleaning if you use a professional and fully insured company. If you have items that are tricky to clean, or valuable, you can be onsite to make sure nothing goes wrong. Having said that, commercial cleaning services have policies and procedures to ensure safety of belongings. The best ones are fully insured too.
How do I choose a commercial cleaning service?
Many elements make up a quality commercial cleaning service. Check experience and training. Check if the company is full insured and ifit provides a guarantee. You can also ask for references, or search for reviews online. Price and availability may also influence your decision.