Regular commercial cleaning services can often be seen as a cost (and perhaps an unnecessary one at that!) However, if you choose the right company for your requirements, regular cleaning can actually be an investment as opposed to an additional expense.

Here’s our 8 reasons why your commercial premises would benefit in the long run from a contract cleaning company:

Cleaners are experts

It’s easy to think that cleaning is a simple task, and one that could be completed by a member of staff or as a group effort… but this would be short sighted. Cleaning to a high standard is not something that just anyone can achieve.

Contract cleaners are experts in their field and therefore you can expect a certain level of quality that you would not experience from someone less experienced.

Cleaning products and equipment

Contract cleaning services will provide all the necessary cleaning products and equipment. This might seem insignificant, but professional products and equipment cost money – this is money you can save by having your cleaners bring everything needed with them.

It also saves you space in your office (as you don’t need to store anything on site if you don’t want to!) and it saves you time – who in the office is realistically going to remember to keep the product supplies topped up?


Clean & safe working environment

 Germs can spread through a workplace rapidly. The reason is that shared items like copiers, doorknobs and phones are the perfect vectors for pathogens.

If multiple members of your staff fall ill at the same time, your business will suffer. The rest of your employees will struggle to handle their own duties along with those of their co-workers.

Thanks to the Covid pandemic, we are all now far more aware of easily germs can spread and also the knock on effects this spread has on the working population! 

Increased Productivity

This is fairly obvious, but such a valid point. If your workers no longer have to worry about cleaning their desks, or emptying their bins – they can focus their attention on their jobs (err, what you pay them to do!?)

Boost Morale

On a similar vein, if your employees aren’t concerned with the cleanliness and the hygiene within their working environment, this will bring an instant boost to morale!

Nobody enjoys working in grimy conditions, and once again, our concerns have been heightened by the Covid pandemic making us all aware of how important cleaning really is!

Well Maintained Furniture & Equipment

Whatever type of working environment you have, your furniture and equipment needs to be looked after.  Be this desks, display cabinets, shiny floor tiles, tables or surgery chairs… equipment that you invest money in should be well maintained to keep it looking and performing its best for years to come.

A professional cleaner can ensure that your workspace and everything that entails is looked after properly and regularly.

Comply with Clean Safety Regulations

You may work in an industry that has certain regulations that must be complied with. Professional cleaners will understand these regulations, and work hard to ensure that your workplace never falls short on these expectations.

Save Money in the Long Run

As you can probably guess, one recurring theme across all the benefits is that in the long run – you actually SAVE money.

Boosting workers productivity and morale will lead to more focused working hours, shifting the expense of cleaning products and equipment to a company saves you time as well as money and keeping your furniture well maintained avoids any costly replacements in the future.


In summary, it’s clear to see how, in the grand scheme of things, a contract cleaning arrangement should be considered an investment instead of an expense.

Here at Welpol, we service clients from all sectors across the UK. If you would be interested in using our services, get in touch today for your bespoke quote.