Having a clean and tidy desk in your office can boost productivity amongst other things, here are our top 5 reasons why you should have a clean desk.
The average desk can host more bacteria than a toilet seat… ew.
This is usually due to people eating at their desks and not cleaning up afterwards, so make sure you do!
Cleaning your desk by wiping it down and ensuring frequently used items such as your keyboard and mouse are cleaned and sanitised on a regular basis will help stop the spread of germs and illness to you and your employees in the office.
Nobody wants a cluttered workspace, do they? It’s been proven that a cluttered workspace can have a negative impact on productivity.
By keeping your desk organised and in the same place all the time will ensure you’ve made this a habit, meaning you’ll do it without thinking, giving your brain more valuable thinking time! Therefore, being a lot more productive at work.
Don’t put more stress on yourself than you need to.
Similar to affecting your productivity a cluttered and dirty desk can increase stress by making it increasingly difficult to concentrate on your current task. Just take a quick few minutes every evening before you finish to clean and tidy your desk so you arrive the next morning in a welcoming environment.
First impressions count
Keeping your desk and the rest of the office is important to give your clients or guests the best first impression of your company.
Enforce a clean desk policy in your offices to ensure a good first impression is always accomplished.
Don’t leave your desk cluttered, you could leave client information on the desk without knowing.
Again, with a clean desk policy, this will ensure all staff keep their desk tidy and put all important documents away at the end of each day, hence improving your office security.
Hire the professionals
At ServiceMaster, we understand the importance of ensuring that your premises are clean, hygienic and safe for you, your employees, and your customers. If you think it’s time to entrust the cleaning of your workplace to a high quality and professional commercial supplier, why not get in touch with us?
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