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ServiceMaster TBS Janitorial Services in Philadelphia


ServiceMaster TBS is a local commercial cleaning and janitorial service company serving Philadelphia, Camden, Burlington, & Gloucester Counties.

How to Choose a Commercial Cleaning Company

Posted by Frank Talarico

Mar 23, 2017 10:59:54 AM

Are you ready to get serious about the cleanliness of your office?  Don’t just search the internet for “commercial cleaning companies near me” and pick the closest one! Your business is important to you and its cleanliness affects the health and safety of your staff and customers.  Do your research before trusting a company with the wellbeing of your office environment – this is a very important job.  Consider the following characteristics before you commit to any janitorial services company:

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How To Measure The Effectiveness Of Your Commercial Cleaning Company

Posted by Frank Talarico

Mar 21, 2017 4:40:42 PM

The cleanliness of your facility has a large impact on the health and safety of your employees. Although you trust the commercial cleaning company you chose to work with, it is important to measure their performance to ensure that your facility is remaining in its best possible shape. We recommend the same periodic inspection process practiced by our customer service representatives and supervisors based upon a specific task schedule with daily, weekly, and monthly tasks clearly defined.Utilize the following spot-checks to test the reliability and accountability of your cleaning partner:

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ServiceMaster TBS Helps Client Understand Commercial Cleaning Options

Posted by Frank Talarico

Mar 9, 2017 2:59:14 PM

Here at Service Master TBS, we have experience in performing a wide variety of cleaning processes for our customers. In this week’s blog, we will cover a real-world example of how we helped steer one client toward replacement of their carpet instead of professional cleaning after a spill and failed clean-up attempt. We are always happy to investigate any issue and make recommendations that best fit the needs and budget of our customers!

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Topics: Carpet Cleaning

Truck Mount Carpet Cleaning Equipment

Posted by Frank Talarico

Aug 30, 2015 12:30:00 PM

There are a few types of carpet cleaning equipment including whittaker, host, or truck mount. The most well known carpet cleaning services use truck mount carpet cleaning equipment. These extractors clean your carpet with hot water and suction. Here are some things you should know about truck mount carpet cleaning equipment.

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Topics: Carpet Cleaning

Volatile Organic Compounds in Commercial Cleaning Services

Posted by Frank Talarico

Aug 28, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Commercial cleaning companies have a responsibility to provide the best possible service while minimally impacting our precious environment. When using the chemicals and products that help keep your place of work clean, commercial cleaning services must monitor the products which they use in order to stay green.

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Topics: Specialty Janitorial Services, Cleaning Services, Janitorial Services

Quick Response Cleaning Services

Posted by Frank Talarico

Aug 26, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Your scheduled cleaning happened yesterday, but today the bathroom overflowed, and a co-worker dropped his bucket of coffee all over the sofa and carpet. You have a huge mess and need a quick response from your cleaning service.

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Topics: Office Cleaning Tips, Specialty Janitorial Services, Cleaning Services

Office Cleaning Crimes

Posted by Frank Talarico

Aug 24, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Contractors are hired to alleviate the hassle of office cleaning but sometimes your janitorial staff doesn’t live up to a professional standard. Your cleaning service could be costing you time, money, and the hassle associated with both wrongful and plain illegal activities. Let’s review some of the things you should be on the look out for.

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Topics: Office Cleaning Tips, Cleaning Services

OSHA MSDS conversion to SDS effective June 1st

Posted by Frank Talarico

Jun 1, 2015 8:00:00 AM

When cleaning homes and businesses, ServiceMaster TBS must maintain strict adherence to the OSHA standards to ensure that our employees are using cleaning chemicals safely. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) creates regulations that specify how our Chemical Manufacturers label their products using a standard called the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). This classification system is being converted to a new and improved system and will be renamed to Safety Data Sheets (SDS). The conversion to this new system will be completed by June 1st 2015. 

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Topics: Healthcare Cleaning, Cleaning Services, Janitorial Services

When to Use a Flat vs. String Mop

Posted by Frank Talarico

May 28, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Hard-surface floor maintenece requires the use of a mop. Maintaining hard-surface floors can be done with a flat or string mop. Both options are effective and capable, but each has a specific purpose. 

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Topics: Floor Cleaning, Commercial Floor Cleaning

This Week is National Hurricane Preparedness Week

Posted by Frank Talarico

May 27, 2015 8:00:00 PM

June 1 is the start of the Atlantic hurricane season. Is your business ready? Understanding the dangers associated with a hurricane or tropical system will help you understand how to prepare. The NOAA’s National Hurricane Center is helping businesses and consumers understand and prepare for the threats during the National Hurricane Prepardness Week (05-24-2015 though 05-30-2015).

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Topics: Disaster Restoration

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