3 Reasons To Hire Select Janitorial For Your Local Business

When choosing a cleaning company, you may think that price is the only factor to consider.  But you may also want to ask yourself, “Does this cleaning company align with my business’s values?”, “Are they passionate about their business”, or “Do they support the local community like I do?” These are questions that can be hard to answer, but at Select Janitorial, we wanted to share three reasons why we think we would be the best fit for your small business.

We only work with the pros

Our janitorial staff are professional cleaners who are devoted to growing in their careers, dedicated to their clients, and committed to building long term relationships with the businesses they serve. We do not hire temps, or people who will clean your business once, never to be seen again.  We make sure the cleaners on our team are the right fit for our clients, and they remain a part of the Select Janitorial family for years to come.

For our clients, this means you receive consistent cleaning services, with a cleaner you trust and build a relationship with.

We match you with the right cleaner

We all have our areas of strength and expertise – and our cleaners are no different! Because we know our staff so well, we can help match the best cleaner with your business to suit your janitorial needs. Need someone who can sterilize every corner of your office? Or someone who can look past the wood chips in your workshop to make sure the main surfaces are ready to go? Different cleaners will be a better match for different spaces, and we make sure that we find the right cleaner for you and your space!

A business with heart

In addition to supporting local businesses, non-profits, and charities in Victoria BC, Select Janitorial is here to support someone else – our staff. Through building their careers at Select Janitorial, many new Canadians or those who may have only been able to take low-paying work are able to give themselves and their families a quality of life in Victoria that they may not have otherwise had.

We focus on treating our cleaners with respect, providing them with independence, and supporting them while they grow their careers and make a living wage. As a socially conscious company, we are not in the business of paying our cleaners bottom-dollar for our own profits. We believe that when our clients win, and our cleaners win, Select janitorial wins!

The Benefits of Having a Long-Term Janitorial Service

In business, the keys to success are your relationships – with your clients, staff, and suppliers. But when was the last time you thought about your relationship with your business’ cleaner? If you have cleaners that rotate each week, or you haven’t spoken to your janitorial company since you first signed your contract, it may be time to consider adding a long-term, committed cleaner to your team!

So, what makes having a long-term janitorial service so important?

The Right Fit For The Right Job

Not every cleaner is the right person for your business – everyone has their own expertise, and it’s important that they are matched wisely with your space! Once you find that perfect fit, you don’t want to take the chance of having a rotating roster of cleaners coming through your office. This will help ensure that you receive a consistent, high standard of cleaning, custom tailored to your needs.

Build Trust and Communication

Just like any other member of your team, the longer you work together, the better the results! After having the opportunity to share what’s working, and learning the unique needs of your business, you can trust that your cleaner will take care of the details, and you can rest easy knowing that keeping your business sparkling clean is checked off your list!

Support Your Community

By hiring a long-term cleaner, you are contributing to the stable, gainful employment of your cleaning team. In the same way that creating jobs within your business is important, by working alongside other local businesses and entrepreneurs you are helping keep your local community vibrant, and making a difference in the lives of those that you hire!


At Select Janitorial, we believe in empowering our cleaners to fulfil their career potential by ensuring that we carefully match businesses with cleaners that have the best skills for their space. Our cleaners are also insured, bondable, and are provided with extensive training to ensure that you always receive top-notch cleaning service, every time. 

If you’re looking to switch cleaning companies, or are hiring a commercial janitorial team for the first time, give Select Janitorial a call and we would be happy to provide a custom quote for your business!

Why Your Business Should Work With an Ethical Cleaning Company

Sadly, industries like cleaning and hospitality can be an environment where mistreatment of staff, and in the most extreme cases, human trafficking, can present themselves. The Select Janitorial family was heartbroken to learn of the 43 individuals that were forced into cleaning jobs in Ontario, with a cleaning business profiting off the vulnerability of people seeking a better life in Canada.

This continues to shine a light on why it is so important to Select Janitorial that we not only provide exceptional service to our clients, but also run our business in an ethical manner, treating our cleaners with respect and dignity. We pride ourselves on helping people grow in their careers, and earn a living that allows them and their families to live fulfilling lives in the city they love.  

When you hire a cleaner through Select Janitorial, you know that you are working with a company that puts their community and their people first. We are proud to provide jobs to those traditionally marginalized in the employment world, be it through language/cultural barriers, personality, or the need to have a flexible work schedule. We are rigorous in standing against exploitation, glass ceilings and any other form of exploitation. We believe that when our cleaners are empowered to take charge of their careers, and are compensated fairly for the hard work that they do, that not only will our clients receive exceptional cleaning services, but that we as a company win through their success.  

Our cleaners are one of our greatest strengths, and we believe in providing ongoing training, mentorship, and tools for success. While many companies hire temporary cleaners that have no career stability or consistency, we know how important it is for our staff to feel that they can take ownership of their work, and build relationships with the clients that they serve.

If you are looking to work with a cleaning company that aligns with the values that you and your small business have, then look no further than Select Janitorial. We are honoured to contribute to our community by creating meaningful employment, and supporting the small businesses that make Victoria, BC such an amazing place to live.

Professional vs. DIY: Why You Should Hire Janitorial Services For Your Office

When you’re busy running your business, cleaning can sometimes fall to the bottom of your list, and result in quick fixes to just get the job done. However in the long run, DIY-ing your office cleaning can have far reaching consequences. That’s why we’ve outlined why you should invest in professional janitorial services, and say goodbye to DIY cleaning!


Make the Most Of Your Time

Your time is valuable, and so is the time of your office staff. Each member of your team has been hired because of the valuable work that they do, and you don’t want them spending time on tasks that take away from their roles. Instead of spending your own time, or using the time of specialized staff, allow them to focus on important tasks while your cleaning staff takes care of the maintenance and care of your office space.

Invest in a Pro

Just as you hire an assistant, accountant, or sales person for their specialized skills, why not do the same for your commercial cleaning services? Our expert janitorial staff have the training, tools, and experience to ensure you receive the highest standard of quality with every cleaning, and are backed by the customer care and service of the Select Janitorial team.

Guaranteed Results

When you leave your cleaning to chance, the results can be unpredictable – your schedule may be inconsistent, office nooks may be forgotten, and eventually a lack of maintenance can result in additional wear and tear that will need repair later on! By ensuring that you have consistent, quality cleaning services, you can help extend the life of carpets and floors, and help keep your business running smoothly by checking ‘cleaning’ off your to-do list.

If you’re ready to delegate your office cleaning to the pros, contact Select Janitorial today for your free custom quote.

Why Your Medical Office Needs Professional Janitorial Services

We all know that every office needs regular cleaning services to run smoothly. By keeping your reception area clean and welcoming, your clients can quickly see the level of professionalism you conduct your business with. But medical offices, such as dental offices, veterinary offices, or medical labs, have needs that go above and beyond your standard dusting and mopping. We dive in to the three main reasons why your medical office needs professional janitorial services.

It’s not just about cleanliness – it’s about safety

When you are performing medical procedures, or assisting patients that are medically vulnerable, the cleanliness of your office can be the difference between health and sickness. Ensure the safety of your patients while they are in your care by making sure that every corner, surface, and floor is kept pristine.

Your reputation is on the line

First impressions can be critical for medical offices. If a new or returning patient enters your office and sees dirty floors, dust on the shelves, or full garbage bins, they may assume that you provide your services in a less-than-perfect way too. As a medical professional, your reputation and patient’s confidence in your services is critical to your long term success. Having ongoing office cleaning and janitorial services can help maintain a professional and sanitary office space!

Professional cleaners can meet your standards

As a medical professional, cleanliness and attention to detail is a part of your business. But not everyone can clean your office to the highest standard! Office assistants are busy, and not equipped to clean your office from top to bottom. That’s why it’s critical to work with a commercial cleaning company that has extensive experience addressing the unique needs of medical offices. Select Janitorial’s cleaners meet the incredibly high standards that are required of cleaning medical offices.

If you are thinking of switching cleaning companies or want consistent, professional cleaning for your medical, dental, or veterinary office, contact Select Janitorial today for your custom quote!