June 2, 2021, Stefania Riccitelli

Window Cleaning Is More Important Than You Think

Window Cleaning

You clean your teeth each day, don’t you? We all comprehend this as a significant aspect of our day-to-day schedule to maintain our best smile and teeth healthy. But why would this idea be applied to some circumstances, but not others? Let us shake up your perception of window cleaning and better understand why frequency is a must for this service. Subconscious Effect Like a beautiful smile, your windows are one of the first impressions on a customer and significantly impact the perceived credibility of your business. Subliminally or completely consciously, many people will pay more attention to your glass front’s cleanliness when visiting a store. In addition, experienced property agents testify increased interest towards the properties with clean windows …

May 5, 2021, Stefania Riccitelli

Making a Difference in Employee Productivity

A number of internal and external factors affect an employee’s productivity. While as a company you cannot control or adjust all factors, there is one you can always control, it’s the workplace environment. As we have learned more evidently this past year than in the past, a clean workplace is essential to employee safety and crucial to individual health. Clean and organized workplaces is proven to increase productivity of employees. In return, this productivity can elevate the success of your company’s bottom line. Here are four ways cleanliness in the office has a positive effect on employees: Motivates Them Disorganization and mess make it more difficult to work and the lack of cleanliness is never appealing. These environments will create …

March 3, 2021, Stefania Riccitelli

Why Your Business Should Consider a Day Porter

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Businesses that are frequently visited throughout the day might find themselves in need of a Porter Service. A porter service, also known as a “day porter”, is a person that is stationed within a commercial facility to assist in daily duties associated to cleaning. Day porters are the backbone and support of an organization’s personal image. They are the ones who ensure customers, employees, and daily visitors are satisfied with the facility they are entering and leave with nothing but positive remarks, evidently protecting a brand’s reputation. A porter service functions as a day-time janitorial service, but with extra benefits, some of which are:       Lobby maintenance Restroom restocking and sanitation Removing trash Communal are cleanings (i.e., break …

February 3, 2021, Stefania Riccitelli

HAIs in Medical Facilities and What Outsourced Cleaning Can Do to Prevent Them

If there is anything we have learned over the last year, it is keeping a hospital running smoothly is a hard job. That job is made exponentially more difficult when you are faced with low quality hospital cleaning. Unfortunately, sustaining a high standard of cleanliness can be difficult for many healthcare facilities, especially when budgetary concerns are brought into question. What are some issues that arise when hospitals are faced with low quality cleaning? Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) Rise HAI occurs when individuals enter the hospital for treatment or surgery, and while in the hospital contract an infection. Common HAI outbreaks, in North America in particular, are the dangerous diseases like C. Difficile and MRSA. Unfortunately, both C. Difficile and …

January 6, 2021, Stefania Riccitelli

What Type of Businesses Use Facility Services?

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Have you considered if outsourcing facility services is right for your company or, more importantly, your company’s budget? What is Facility Management? While the definition of “facilities maintenance” certainty isn’t an exciting one, here it goes. According to the International Facility Management Association, “facility management (FM) is a profession that encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure functionality, comfort, safety, and efficiency of the built environment by integrating people, place, process, and technology. You may be wondering if you need a facilities services company. What can they do that your janitor can’t? Do you really need to spend the extra money? Did you know that unattractive, less-than-clean buildings can negatively impact your bottom line? Now, facilities services sound more worthwhile, don’t you …

December 2, 2020, Stefania Riccitelli

Why You Need Electrostatic Disinfection

As winter approaches, the spread of COVID-19 is becoming an even bigger concern than we have seen the last few months. Restrictions were finally lifting across the nation and the fear that they will once again be forced to close is certainly top of mind for many business owners. We all want to prevent further spikes of COVID-19 infections and ensuring commercial spaces are pathogen free is essential. The electrostatic disinfecting process is the best way to guarantee you disinfect every part of your establishment. Simply put, there is no better way to kill pathogens. What is Electrostatic Disinfecting? While surging in popularity in 2020 due to its exceptional performance when it comes to getting rid of viruses and pathogens, the electrostatic …

September 10, 2018, Stefania Riccitelli

LCS Facility Group Celebrates California Staff with Employee Appreciation Picnic

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Here at LCS Facility Group, we take great pride in honoring our staff and genuinely appreciating them for all their hard work and dedication they provide to the clients served by LCS. So naturally, and with this in mind, it was with great honor that Joe Lepore, President, and Angela Gervino, Director of Organizational Development, flew from New York to California to spend time with the employees in the Napa Valley area along with their families at California’s Employee Appreciation cookout, which was held at Crane Park in St. Helena, CA. Joe and Angela both felt amazed by the 80 plus employees who attended along with their families as this says a great deal about the commitment and value the …

July 24, 2018, Stefania Riccitelli

LCS Facility Group Joined Dutchess County in Celebrating 27th Annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival at the Rhinebeck, N.Y. Dutchess County Fairgrounds

Hudson Valley Balloon Festival

Reflecting on the 27th Annual Balloon Festival and the role LCS played as official sponsors for the weekend of July 6 – 8, 2018, it is incredibly difficult to think of and speak on just one amazing moment, especially when there are so many to talk about and highlight! The hot-air balloons were clearly the highlight of the weekend bringing hundreds of thousands of spectators to see over 100 launches combined over the 3-days in the morning and evenings – the Rhinebeck sky illuminated in colors that weekend to say the least! Morning launches were breathtaking as the balloons drifted away filled with passengers with the morning sunrise humbly making its appearance behind them, and the laughter and sounds of …

April 23, 2018, lcsdev

Five Reasons to Have Your Floors Professionally Cleaned

Vacuuming, sweeping, mopping; it may seem like no matter how often you clean your floors, it’s never enough. Your floors encounter the most traffic and are subject to fading, stains and discoloration. Whether you have carpet, hardwood, tile or linoleum, your floors should be cleaned regularly to remove the everyday accumulation of dirt and keep it from building up. Thinking of outsourcing your floor maintenance services? Here are five major benefits to having your floors professionally cleaned: 1. Professionals have the latest technology and techniques Cleaning companies are trained in the latest, most time- and cost-effective techniques. By hiring professionals, your floors will receive high-quality treatment with products and equipment you may not find (or be able to afford) on …

March 19, 2018, lcsdev

How to Choose the Right Outsourcing Partner for Your Business

Outsourcing helps to boost the local economy and support employment, helping businesses better manage the demands of their industries without breaking the bank. As with any business strategy, choosing the right partner requires time, knowledge and careful consideration. When looking for the right outsourcing partner for your business, it’s important to answer the following questions: What are my outsourcing goals? Hiring an outsourcing partner is not a one-size-fits-all solution. It’s important to understand your short- and long-term goals and clearly communicate those expectations to your partner. While hiring an outside company has tremendous value, both in terms of execution and your wallet, your in-house team knows your business best, and expecting an outsider to instantly have that same familiarity isn’t …