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4 Tips for Choosing the Best Janitorial Supplies for your Business

Janitorial Supplies and Cleaning

Choosing the right janitorial supplies for your company can make for a cleaner work environment and more productive workforce.

It’s probably something that’s way down on your company’s to-do list, but choosing the right janitorial supplies can have a significant impact on your day-to-day operations. And unless you’re in the industry, it can be difficult to decipher which products are best suited for your intended application.

To help you make an informed decision, here’s a list of things you’ll want to consider before committing to a janitorial cleaning supplies vendor.


1. Does the product actually work?

There is a wide range of products out there, and the first thing you need to determine is whether the ones you choose work as advertised. If they don’t, you’ll be wasting money, creating more work for your employees and reducing productivity.

That’s why companies such as JET Uniform & Supply offer janitorial products they recommend with confidence. From cleaners to strippers and floor finishes to disinfectants, JET’s products are guaranteed to work.

For cleaning products, questions you’ll want answers for include:

  • Can you dilute it?
  • Is it easily applied?
  • What is the dwell time (time required to kill germs and bacteria)?
  • Is it easily rinsed?
  • How long does it take to dry?


2. Is the product time-efficient compared to other options?

If you’re testing a new product, don’t be afraid to give it a thorough head-to-head against one you already use. Also make sure it works in concert with the other products that comprise your overall cleaning program.

What it boils down to is this: Does the product you’re using allow employees to perform a cleaning task effectively and in the shortest amount of time possible?


3. Does the product support your business philosophies?

Every decision you make for your company is a reflection of your business philosophy, including cleaning supplies. If you value environmentally friendly practices and are interested in minimizing your company’s ecological impact, then choosing “green” cleaning products is a wise investment.

JET carries a range of environmentally friendly products that are also effective. Their representatives take the time to educate and reassure clients that green products are the right choice for their companies and the environment.

For more on JET’s eco-friendly products, read: Do Your Part for the Environment with JET’s Eco-Friendly Janitorial Supplies.


4. Does your supplier offer other services?

Being able to manage multiple aspects of your business operation under one account saves time and money, and it also reduces the possibility of logistical errors. If you’re already purchasing your supplies from one company, why not see if they offer other products and services such as:

  • Floor Mat and Mop rentals
  • Industrial laundry for uniforms and restaurant supplies
  • Industrial mending for uniforms, coveralls and other workwear
  • Linen roll towel service for bathrooms
  • Custom embroidery for uniforms


Is your company in need of effective janitorial supplies? JET Uniform & Supply offers eco-friendly cleaning products for a range of industrial and commercial applications. Call or email us to learn how we can arrange a comprehensive cleaning program tailored to fit your needs.