SHOW YOUR PROACTIVITY and encourage your employees to protect themselves and their colleagues.

More and more companies are asking their employees to come back to the office as health measures against COVID-19 are being relaxed. At the same time, a survey conducted by Lysol Pro last March shows that 32% of employees rate as “excellent” the measures that employers are taking to protect them from the spread of… Read More

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5 Benefits of Switching to an Eco-Friendly Cleaning Solution for Your Business

With Earth month here, now is the time to think about what your business is doing to help the environment. One thing you can do daily to help the environment is switch to eco-friendly cleaning solutions for your business. JAN-PRO wants to make sure that your facility has the best clean possible, but not at… Read More

How to know if your commercial cleaning services are not fit for your needs

It is crucial that your commercial cleaning company is suited for your facility’s specific needs not only to ensure cleanliness but also to guarantee the health and safety of your customers and employees. Read on below for some factors that might indicate your current commercial cleaning services are not fit for your needs. PRICE INCREASES… Read More

7 of the most heavily contaminated surfaces in your offices

Your office may get cleaned once or several times a week, but there are certain frequently touched surfaces in your office that may need more attention due to the bacteria left behind on those surfaces. Read on below to find out seven of the most heavily contaminated surfaces in your office! 1.Keyboard You use your… Read More

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How Commercial Cleaners Help Stop the Spread of Viruses in Schools and Daycares

Every day, teachers, parents, and students are inside childcare and educational facilities, making it a central location for the circulation of germs, bacteria, and viruses. Thus, it is extremely beneficial to have a regular and effective commercial cleaning and disinfection regimen. Below are just some of the ways that commercial cleaners help stop the spread… Read More

Great tips for keeping your office air clean

When you walk into the office every morning, do you find yourself sneezing due to the stuffiness of your office air? If so, this likely means that your office air isn’t as clean as it could be. Poor air quality can be a result of dust, germs, mold, humidity, or poor ventilation, which can affect… Read More

5 Questions to Ask When Creating Your Disinfection Program

Do your cleaning and disinfection procedures address the most high-risk areas in your facility? Inspired by Dr. Elizabeth A. Scott  Throughout the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, cleaning and maintenance professionals have been following more stringent cleaning and disinfection procedures to help reduce the spread of the virus. Naturally, that has come with more high-powered… Read More

BREAK THE CHAIN OF INFECTION – Part 1 of 2

One thing is certain, the pandemic has made us aware of the transmission of viruses and in particular to COVID-19. To avoid getting infected, we have collectively adopted a number of simple means that can stop the spread of viruses. To name a few, these include social distancing, wearing masks, washing hands, and isolating those… Read More

BREAK THE CHAIN OF INFECTION – Part 2 of 2

  SIMPLE SOLUTIONS AND ACTIONS TO HELP BREAK THE CHAIN In our living and working environments, if we want to help break the chain of infection through effective preventive measures, employers and businesses can ask their employees and visitors to wear masks, respect social distancing measures and capacity limits, wash their hands often and isolate… Read More

Continued Vigilance 1 Year Into The Pandemic

  COVID-19 has had over a year to learn and change. This is normal. “When a virus replicates or makes copies of itself, it sometimes changes a little bit. These changes are called “mutations.” A virus with one or several new mutations is referred to as a “variant” of the original virus.”* The virus has… Read More

2020 Marks 25 Years of JAN-PRO in Canada!

Although 2020 is not the year anyone had in mind, we cannot let it slip away without celebrating the 25th anniversary of JAN-PRO of Canada! JAN-PRO was first created by Jacques L. Lapointe in the United States in 1991. A native to Quebec, it made sense that Canada’s first JAN-PRO market was opened in Quebec… Read More

Office Cleaning and Employee Morale

So much of our lives are spent at work. This means that maintaining a comfortable and healthy workplace is highly influential to staff satisfaction. According to a report by the World Green Building Council,  improved air quality and ventilation could provide up to 11% gains in productivity. This is just the tip of the iceberg… Read More

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The Difference Between Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting

What’s the difference between cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting? With the current health pandemic, businesses and individuals have more responsibilities when it comes to cleanliness. Institutions and gathering places are receiving recommendations from public health organizations to increase disinfection procedures to further protect the health of people who work, visit, or occupy a building or public… Read More

PREVENTIVE CLEANING & DISINFECTION IN THE EVENT OF A PANDEMIC

With the health crisis we are currently experiencing, we are all looking for ways to protect ourselves. As a business partner for many companies across Canada, JAN-PRO has been providing specialized commercial cleaning and disinfection services for more than 25 years. Cleaning and disinfection are the first line of defense to protect the health of… Read More

Why You Should Hire a Sustainable Commercial Cleaning Company

There are many commercial cleaning companies out there, and not all focus on sustainability or help their clients lessen their impact on the environment. That’s a shame because there are great cleaning equipment options now available that offer a deep clean while limiting their impact on the environment and human comfort. At JAN-PRO Canada, we… Read More

Commercial Cleaning and Air Quality

Your office, workplace, store or warehouse can suffer from poor air quality. We’re not just talking about bad smells or the spread of allergens. There are many different things that contribute to poor air quality, and each can negatively impact your business, your staff, your customers and yourself. Thankfully, proper cleaning techniques can help you… Read More

The Areas in Your Office or Workspace That Require Deep Cleaning

Just like certain areas of your home need a deep cleaning on a monthly or yearly basis, certain areas of your workspace or office need special treatment too. In fact, looking at these areas is a good way to assess your professional cleaning services, or to decide whether you need a professional to step in… Read More

Why You Need Professional Cleaning for Your Yoga Studio

Bacteria, viruses and mold love warmth, moisture and darkness. Yoga studios and the equipment in them may be warm, moist and dark, especially those studios which cater to hot yoga. Your studio might the perfect breeding ground for pathogens and germs. Even if you wipe down every mat at the end of every class, that… Read More

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Updates & News

February 27th, 2020 Update- JAN-PRO continues to monitor the movements associated with the COVID-19 virus. This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC and the World Health Organization will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance. The complete clinical picture with regards to COVID-19 is not fully understood. Reported… Read More

Workplace Slip and Fall Prevention

Employers in every province are responsible for preventing slips and falls in the workplace. Still, according to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), 42,000 Canadians are injured every year due to fall accidents. Is your slip and fall prevention plan enough to keep your employees and customers safe? We’ll discuss why and… Read More

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