Entries by Mayfair

Buffing vs. Polishing for Commercial Floors

The Differences Between Polishing and Buffing a Floor… and When to Do Which As a new business or office, you may be wondering about how you should go about cleaning your floors. In large spaces with many employees and customers or clients walking through, it might be needing a good sprucing up soon. We can […]

Top 7 Bad Workplace Habits

Unhealthy Workplace Habits Introduce Harmful Germs into Your Workspace At Mayfair Building Services, we’re experts on clean and we specialize in keeping office spaces and retail spaces at their best. From floor to ceiling, we’ll have your workspace looking and feeling clean and fresh. That said, there are some steps that you and your co-workers […]

Aren’t All Microfibre Cloths The Same?

Find Out How Microfibre Cloth Works on Different Surfaces Did you know microfibre cloths can remove 99% of harmful bacteria? Compare that to a conventional cloth, which reduces bacteria by a mere 33%. With the addition of water, you can clean most surfaces without using harmful chemicals. Time to say goodbye to sponges and paper […]

What is an Eco-Friendly Cleaning Company?

How Green Cleaning is Changing the Commercial Cleaning Industry Eco-friendly cleaning practices are in demand for all types of commercial worksites. At Mayfair Building Services, we provide commercial cleaning for British Columbia businesses ranging from office cleaning to heavy-duty industrial cleaning. “Green cleaning is arguably the No. 1 trend in the cleaning industry.”- The Worldwide […]

Cleaning, Sanitizing & Disinfecting

Know the Difference Between Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting for the Deepest Clean A clean office is a happy office, and healthy employees are happy and productive employees. Cleaning is not a one-step process and there’s a big difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting. Each method has its own place when it comes to doing away […]

How to Clean Hardwood Floors

Cleaning Hardwood Floors and Other Wood Flooring Maintenance Tips Many higher-end commercial office spaces and heritage buildings feature hardwood floors. Hardwood floors definitely add a timeless beauty to any office or retail setting, but we know it can feel a bit intimidating when it comes time to clean them. Hardwood floors do need to be […]

How to Clean Your Computer Keyboard

Tips on Keeping Your Computer and Desk Area Clean Some experts say keyboards are even dirtier than the toilet. Let that one sink in for a minute. Because keyboards are such a high touch item, it’s important to keep them as clean as possible. This will help keep everyone protected from the bacteria and microbes […]

8 Ways to Tell Your Cleaning Company Isn’t Doing a Good Job

Your Office Might Look Tidy, But Is It Really Clean? Regular office cleaning is an investment in the health and safety of your staff. Beyond health and safety, the image that your business presents is especially important for its reputation. If you feel like your workplace isn’t clean enough, listen to that gut feeling. Commercial […]

Office Cleanliness is Linked to Employee Morale

Clean Workspace = Happy Staff You know that feeling you get when you’ve just done a deep clean of your home? The air is fresher, the surfaces shine and you feel at ease? That’s the effect a sparkling clean office can have too. Since employees spend 40 hours (minimum) in the workplace each week, it […]

Cleaning Tile Floors

Best Way to Clean Tile Floors: Tile & Grout Cleaning Tips Tile floors can create a higher end look while standing up well to the wear and tear of daily traffic. Unlike carpet, they are easier to clean and much simpler to keep free of dust, germs and allergens. And unlike with laminate flooring, you […]

10 Easy Carpet Care Tips and Tricks

Why Office Carpet Care and Maintenance Matters Just like the paint colours, furnishings, textiles and lighting that you’ve so carefully chosen, the flooring in an office can go a long way towards creating a great first impression. Carpeted flooring can add warmth while also add a feeling of luxury, fun or comfort to your office […]

The Dirtiest or Germiest Places in the Office

These Areas Should be the Focus of your Office Cleaning Efforts The average office worker spends 40+ hours a week at the office, so it’s important that it’s a clean, healthy environment. When it comes to office cleanliness, there are some obvious places for germ collection. The first ones that come to mind for many […]

Cleaning During a Pandemic

Cleaning and Disinfecting- Preventative Measures During a Pandemic When COVID-19 hit British Columbia in the spring of 2020, those who couldn’t get disinfectant wipes or bleach (or toilet paper!) stocked up on hydrogen peroxide to wipe down their doorknobs, groceries, and even their shoes. Cleaning became paramount and we questioned the safety of everything around […]