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Why Commercial Cleaning is Important

What's the best way to keep corporate housing in Los Angeles cleanOne of the most important elements of any successful business is its presentability. Everything from a company’s logo and its website, to the cleanliness of its offices and its housing, contributes to the first impression it leaves on potential clients, investors, and employees.

For this reason, ensuring your corporate rentals are squeaky clean at all times is crucial. After all, nobody wants to work with, or at, a company that doesn’t take its corporate rental cleaning in LA seriously. What you need to do is entrust your corporate cleaning to a first-rate referral agency that specializes in connecting you with superb cleaners in Los Angeles.

In the following article, we’ll explain why corporate cleanliness is so important, and suggest the most reliable ways to keep your corporate housing spotless. Read on.

What’s the best way to keep corporate housing in Los Angeles clean?

When it comes to commercial cleaning, it’s best to hire the professionals. The reality is that, as the manager and possibly also the owner of your company, you probably have much more important things to focus on than mopping and scrubbing.

Even if you can spare the time needed to perform extensive cleaning, chances are you’re still better off using it to unwind and have fun with your friends and family at, for example, the El Rey Theatre. A person only has so much energy on any single day, after all, and wasting yours on cleaning isn’t going to do your business any favors in the long run.

That’s where dependable commercial cleaning services come in. Career maids have the training, the experience, and the tools needed to make a place truly spotless. This boosts employee morale, leaves an excellent impression, and allows you to focus on what really matters.

Should I clean my rental myself, or have my employees do it?

Should I clean my rental myself, or have my employees do itSome businesses attempt to cut costs by trying to get the cleaning done “in-house” by their own employees. This is generally not advised. In reality, you’re always better off outsourcing your commercial cleaning to a professional maid service.

There are three main reasons for this:

  • Time. As stated above, running a business probably already takes a lot out of you. Chances are, you simply don’t have the time for cleaning. Likewise, you hired your employees because they have a certain skill set. Do you really want them to waste their time on cleaning, instead of doing the things you’re actually paying them to do?
  • Quality. Ask yourself: do you have the products and the tools necessary to get all the toxins and allergens out of your carpeting? Are you knowledgeable when it comes to mold removal? Unless you or your workers have a background in cleaning, you’re likely not going to achieve the same standards of cleanliness that the pros can provide.
  • Reputation. Serious investors, customers, and would-be employees often research companies they’re interested in working with. If word gets out that you’re cutting corners when it comes to elementary things such as cleaning, it can make people assume your business isn’t doing well. A bad reputation tends to be extremely hard to shake off and can have a hugely negative impact on your company.

Where can I book efficient corporate rental cleaning in LA?

Maid This is a second-to-none referral agency that works with the most skilled cleaning professionals in Los Angeles. Simply put, there isn’t a single type of commercial cleaning the maids we send you can’t deal with in the smoothest and most effective manner possible.

Don’t hesitate to use our state-of-the-art online booking system to schedule a cleaning today. We can’t wait to meet you and put a smile on your face.

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What to Expect From My Office Cleaning Service

What is involved in commercial cleaningNobody wants to spend time in a less-than-clean place, let alone live there. Taking steps to ensure your corporate housing is cleaned to the highest standards isn’t just a responsible thing to do, but also a smart business decision that greatly boosts employee morale.

So where can you get the best corporate rental cleaning Los Angeles can offer? Why is commercial cleaning so important, anyway? What can you do to make sure your office is clean at all times? How do professional cleaners achieve top-notch office hygiene?

Who better to answer these common commercial cleaning questions than the leading referral agency in Los Angeles which works with tried-and-true cleaning pros? These industry professionals can turn your premises into the paragon of cleanliness in the shortest amount of time. Keep reading to learn more.

What is involved in commercial cleaning?

The answer to this question depends on whether the area being cleaned is a rented home or an actual workplace. In general, a corporate rental isn’t too different from any other residential property, so it doesn’t require a special cleaning approach. Workplaces, on the other hand, have many features that can’t be cleaned using standard products and techniques.

A standard corporate rental cleaning includes:

  • Washing and disinfecting the sinks.
  • Dusting all woodwork and moldings.
  • Cleaning microwave interior.
  • Removing spiderwebs.
  • Vacuuming stairwells.
  • Dusting clocks, paintings, and other decorations.
  • Making beds.
  • Dusting light fixtures and ceiling fans.
  • Emptying wastebaskets and trashcans.
  • Dusting, polishing, and vacuuming furniture.
  • Dusting lampshades and lamps.
  • Washing the stove top.
  • Dusting appliances.
  • Vacuuming and mopping the floors.
  • Vacuuming carpets.
  • Dusting window sills and blinds.

A typical office cleaning includes:

  • Wiping and disinfecting work desks, phones, computers, file cabinets, and printers.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting the outside and inside of toilets.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting the bathrooms.
  • Disinfecting all sinks.
  • Wiping doors.
  • Wiping light switches.
  • Cleaning and polishing drinking fountains.
  • Mopping and sweeping the floors.
  • Dusting accessible baseboards, windowsills, and other flat surfaces.
  • Vacuuming the carpet.
  • Cleaning windows and window sills.
  • Wiping door handles.
  • Wiping paper towel dispensers.

Why should I book a commercial cleaning service?

Why book a commercial cleaning serviceIn theory, it’s possible to keep your premises and your corporate rentals clean on your own, or with the help of your employees. In practice, however, it’s a bad idea for numerous reasons.

Some of these reasons include:

  • It’s a waste of time and energy. As a business owner, you have better things to do than dust and vacuum all day. Your free time is much better spent making plans for the future, or simply relaxing with your loved ones at the Elysian Park.
  • It hurts employee morale. Your employees probably didn’t apply for their positions because they wanted to spend their time with a mop. Furthermore, no one wants to work for a company that tries to save a buck when it comes to cleaning.
  • You’re unlikely to do it well. Unless you’re a professional cleaner, you won’t be able to clean your rentals or premises anywhere near as well as a career maid could.
  • It can get you sued. Let’s say one of your employees develops an allergy to dust mites. If you failed to provide professional-level carpet cleaning services in your premises, they can sue you for causing their allergy by making them work in unsanitary conditions.

Where can I book a first-rate corporate rental cleaning in Los Angeles?

At Maid This, we can proudly call ourselves the leading referral agency in California. The maids we team up with bring unparalleled training, experience, and talent to each cleaning. Between our easy-to-use online scheduling form, our fair and flat fees, and our 100% happiness guarantee, we’re superbly equipped to meet your every need.

Reach out to us today. We’d love to help you make your business the best it can be.

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3 Things You Can Learn from Airbnb Luxe Listings

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Airbnb has launched an offshoot luxury vacation rental business called Airbnb Luxe, which caters to guests looking to rent large, expensive properties such as mansions or villas. This is the service celebrities would use to book their next vacation⁠ – if they did that sort of thing themselves, that is.

While Airbnb Luxe focuses on high-society clients and expensive vacation rentals, there are a few things you can learn from this top-tier service no matter the size of your property. Here are 3 things you can do in order to channel luxe energy into your own rental property listing.

1. Play up the luxury like an Airbnb Luxe listing.

Your rental property doesn’t need to be enormous for you to make it look luxurious. Focus on using high-quality photography in your listing in order to show your property in the best possible light. Use the same techniques you might employ if you were trying to sell your home because, in a way, you are!

There are a few easy things you can do to upgrade the appearance of your rental property without breaking the bank. Plants, both real or realistically fake, can give your home a cozy but lush vibe. Moreover, adding decorative pillows or new area rugs can completely change the look of your existing space. If you’ve had the same decor for a while, try changing things up! 

2. Provide high-quality amenities.

You can bet that the mini shampoo bottles provided in Airbnb Luxe properties don’t come from the dollar store. Invest in sophisticated accents for your guests: sheets with a high thread count, fluffy towels, shampoos and lotions from high-end brands, or even spa-quality bathrobes for them to use. 

Even if your guests aren’t staying at a fancy estate, you can make them feel like they are. Think about what a celebrity would look for in a rental property and deliver that experience to your guests. 

3. Become an unexpected “trip designer” for your guests.

One of the main assets of Airbnb Luxe is the fact that each stay comes with a “trip designer,” or a personal travel consultant to help guests with everything from rides to the airport to booking additional experiences during their stay. 

You don’t have to be quite that hands-on, but offering to help your guests book their local experiences or arranging rides to and from the airport can help them out a lot. It’s often easier for a local to recommend and book these activities than it is for someone who’s not from the area. 

If you don’t have the time or energy to do these things yourself, you can still help your guests out. Spend a few hours researching the best companies in town for transportation, experiences, rentals, and more, and provide a list to your guests upon booking. 

 

At the end of the day, whether you’re renting out an apartment or an entire estate, you can utilize the strategies of Airbnb Luxe to give your guests an elevated experience. Treating your guests like celebrities will leave a memorable impression from booking to checkout. 

 

At MaidThis, we’re here to help you take your vacation rental property to the next level. For a cleaning service you can rely on time and time again, check out what MaidThis! can do for you.

 

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Help Us Fight the L.A. Home Sharing Ordinance!

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If you haven’t been living under a rock, you know that the new LA home sharing ordinance will go into effect in just a few short weeks on November 1st. At this point, you’re likely preparing to comply with the law and register your vacation rental.

(If you’re still stumped on what’s going on, check out the quick and skinny on the ordinance at the MaidThis blog.)

However, like you, we at MaidThis continue to be alarmed and concerned about the impact this new ordinance will have – both on our community of hosts and other vacation rental service providers like us.

Now that things are nearly “in place” and the ball is starting to roll with these changes, you may be asking yourself what you can do. 

We’re asking ourselves the same question and, as it turns out, we’re not alone: hundreds of hosts and Airbnb service providers across greater Los Angeles are banding together to continue fighting the damaging sides of the new law.

At MaidThis, we’re asking all our hosts to join us in the fight to overturn parts of the ordinance. Here are a few things you can do to get involved with the local movement.

1. Follow and get involved with Homeshare Alliance Los Angeles.

Homeshare Alliance Los Angeles (also referred to as HALA) is a new organization of “homeowners, tenants, cleaners, mom & pop shops, single moms, empty nesters, families of all colors and many different walks of life” who have come together to fight several key points on the LA home sharing ordinance.

HALA is THE group leading the cause and, hands down, the best group to be part of as we continue this fight. Follow them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay up-to-date on what’s happening and how you can help.

2. Sign the petition on Change.org started by friends at HALA.

The crew at HALA has a goal to reach 2,500 signatures on their petition and they’re nearly there. If we all band together, we can easily surpass that goal!

Sign the petition to let your voice be heard. It just takes a minute and makes a huge impact.

3. Write a short statement of support for the 4 proposed changes to the existing ordinance (1 ordinance and 3 motions).

Unlike many other city councils across the U.S., the L.A. City Council takes the voices of its constituents online very seriously. That’s good news for us!

By tacking on a short comment to the updated ordinance and 3 motions recommended by councilmembers in support of the HALA movement, you add more wood to the fire.

If you can’t make it to city hall to speak in person and get your comments on the record, this is the next best thing to do and a great way to get involved. 

Grab the links from HALA’s website and leave a statement on each. Again, your statement doesn’t need to be long, it just needs to clearly support the motion or ordinance.

4. Speak publicly and share your opinion with city council committees on Tuesdays.

You may not be able to speak for long (the maximum time allotted for community speakers is just 1 minute), but your voice makes a serious impact.

HALA recommends signing up to speak at weekly Planning & Land Use Management (PLUM) committee meetings held at 2:30 every Tuesday in City Hall room 340 and we second that recommendation.

However, we also recommend attending the bi-weekly Trade, Travel, and Tourism committee meetings held at 2:00 every 1st and 3rd Tuesday in City Hall room 1060.

Why do we recommend attending two meetings, you ask?

Because councilman Mike Bonin, vice chairman of the Trade, Travel, and Tourism committee, is one of the two councilmembers to have introduced the LA home sharing ordinance in the first place. Councilman Bonin vowed to protect home sharing and “cut down” on what he called “rogue hotels,” but his proposed and soon-to-be-enacted ordinance does more harm than good to genuine hosts.

What better way to express your view on the ordinance than to tell one of the people personally responsible for its enactment?

Here are a few points to hit in either  committee meeting:

  • By limiting Airbnb/VBRO, etc. hosts, the city of L.A. is making a huge negative impact on its tourism industry. Tourists flock to Airbnb and similar sites because they don’t want to stay in hotels; they want to feel like true locals and vacation rental hosts provide that experience.
  • The ordinance directly affects and hurts more than just hosts. Local businesses in the vacation rental services industry, such as cleaning companies and others, will also take a hit from these changes. This will negatively affect the local economy and jobs numbers.
  • Many hosts’ short-term rental earnings are their main source of income. Most hosts aren’t “getting rich” off their vacation rental; they’re simply trying to pay the bills and make a living like everyone else. These changes have a deeply negative impact on our local community members.

 

There are so many simple ways to get involved and share your opinion on the changes that are happening. At MaidThis, we are joining the fight not just for you, but for us, too. The LA home sharing ordinance affects all of us: let’s work together to make a change that helps everyone.

 

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At first I tried to take care of all of the cleaning process myself, and it turned out to be a bigger headache than anything else. So a friend told me about MaidThis and its been fantastic. I’ve been working with my cleaners for a few months so far. I recommend you check out the service for yourself.
Brent
Airbnb Host in LA
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Hours
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I definitely think that as a company we've been able to make more money, not only because we're saving money by using Maid This, but also because they're helping take a few of the necessary evils with doing vacation rentals off of the property managers plate.
Laura G
Airbnb Host in LA
90+

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