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These 6 Products Increased Janitors' Productivity

By Isabel Winston  •   5 minute read

These 6 Products Increased Janitors' Productivity

Janitorial and cleaning tasks are often demanding and time-consuming, requiring efficiency, reliability, and top-quality tools. At Winston Industrial Maintenance, we understand the importance of equipping janitors with the right products to maximize their productivity and effectiveness. After careful selection and testing, we've identified six key products that have significantly boosted janitors' productivity. Let's delve into each of these game-changing tools and see how they can benefit your cleaning operations.

1. High-Efficiency Microfiber Cloths

Microfiber cloths have revolutionized the cleaning industry, and for good reason. These cloths are made of tiny synthetic fibers that trap dirt, dust, and bacteria more effectively than traditional cotton cloths. Our high-efficiency microfiber cloths offer several advantages:

  • Superior Cleaning Performance: The dense fibers can hold up to seven times their weight in water, making them excellent for both dry and wet cleaning. For reaching into tight spaces or corners, you can really take it up a notch by using microfiber hand mitts.
  • Longevity: Unlike cotton cloths that deteriorate quickly, microfiber cloths can endure hundreds of wash cycles without losing their effectiveness.
  • Reduced Chemical Usage: The cloths clean efficiently with just water, reducing the need for harsh chemicals, which is both eco-friendly and cost-effective.

Using microfiber cloths allows janitors to clean surfaces faster and more thoroughly, boosting their overall productivity.

2. Automated Floor Scrubbers

Floor cleaning is one of the most labor-intensive tasks in janitorial work. Traditional mops and buckets are not only inefficient but can also strain the janitors' bodies over time. ENTER AUTOMATED FLOOR SCRUBBERS....These machines have transformed the way our janitors handle floor cleaning. Although this game-changing equipment is nice to have on hand, it is neither necessary nor economically feasible for all businesses to purchase their own automated floor cleaning machines. Some facility maintenance suppliers such as Winston Industrial Maintenance offer floor cleaning machine rentals to make top-notch floor cleaning simple and affordable.  

  • Time Savings: Automated scrubbers cover large areas quickly, significantly reducing the time spent on cleaning floors.
  • Consistent Results: The machines apply uniform pressure and cleaning solution, ensuring a consistent and high-quality clean every time.
  • Ergonomics: Using these machines minimizes physical strain on janitors, reducing the risk of injuries and increasing job satisfaction.

Using automated floor scrubbers not only speeds up the cleaning process, but it also improves the quality of the results, making it a win-win for both janitors and clients.

3. Commercial-Grade Vacuum Cleaners

Vacuuming is another critical task that can be time-consuming and exhausting without the right equipment.  Whether you are covering a small office or a large enterprise, our store's selection of commercial-grade vacuum cleaners has proven to be a game-changer for janitors across all industries.

  • Powerful Suction: These vacuums are designed to handle industrial-level dirt and debris, ensuring thorough cleaning in less time.
  • Large Capacity: With bigger dustbins and bags, janitors spend less time emptying and more time cleaning.
  • Versatility: Many models come with various attachments, allowing for efficient cleaning of carpets, hard floors, and hard-to-reach areas.
  • Durability: Commercial-grade vacuums are constructed from highly durable materials, contributing to a much longer lifespan and the ability to handle prolonged and rigorous use.

The enhanced efficiency and versatility of commercial-grade vacuum cleaners streamlines the cleaning process, enabling janitors to cover more ground in less time.

4. Multi-Surface Cleaning Solutions

One group of products that has drastically reduced cleaning time and complexity for our janitors is multi-surface cleaning solutions. These versatile products can be used on various surfaces, including glass, countertops, and floors. The benefits include:

  • Simplified Inventory: By using one product for multiple surfaces, the need for numerous specialized cleaners is eliminated.
  • Ease of Use: Janitors can carry one bottle instead of multiple, making the cleaning process faster and less cumbersome.
  • Effective Cleaning: These solutions are formulated to tackle a wide range of dirt and grime, ensuring that all surfaces are left spotless.

By streamlining the cleaning process with multi-surface solutions, janitors become more efficient, reducing the time spent switching between different products.

5. Ergonomic Cleaning Tools

Janitorial work often involves repetitive motions and awkward postures that can lead to fatigue and injuries. To combat this, we’ve introduced a range of ergonomic cleaning tools designed to improve comfort and efficiency:

  • Adjustable Mops and Brooms: These tools can be adjusted to the height of the user, reducing back strain and allowing for more efficient cleaning motions.
  • Ergonomic Handles: Handles designed to fit comfortably in the hand reduce the risk of repetitive strain injuries and make cleaning more comfortable.
  • Lightweight Designs: Tools made from lightweight materials are easier to handle and reduce fatigue, allowing janitors to work more efficiently for longer periods.

The use of ergonomic cleaning tools can not only increased janitors' productivity but also their well-being, reducing downtime caused by fatigue and injury.

6. Janitor Carts

A well-organized janitor cart is an indispensable tool for any professional cleaning crew. These carts are designed to hold and organize all necessary cleaning supplies, making the cleaning process more efficient and less labor-intensive. Here’s how they enhance productivity:

  • Organization: Janitor carts have multiple compartments and hooks to keep cleaning supplies neatly organized. This reduces the time spent searching for tools and ensures that everything is within reach.
  • Mobility: With sturdy wheels and handles, these carts can be easily moved around large facilities, minimizing the need to carry heavy supplies manually.
  • Efficiency: By having all supplies on hand and organized, janitors can move quickly from one task to another without unnecessary interruptions.
  • Storage: Janitor carts provide ample storage space for all essential items, including trash bags, cleaning solutions, and tools, allowing janitors to maintain a continuous workflow.

Investing in high-quality janitor carts streamlines cleaning operations, which significantly reduces the time spent on each task and enables janitors to cover more ground more efficiently.



Investing in the right janitorial and cleaning supplies is crucial for enhancing productivity and ensuring high-quality results. Our experience with high-efficiency microfiber cloths, automated floor scrubbers, commercial-grade vacuum cleaners, multi-surface cleaning solutions, and ergonomic cleaning tools has shown that these products can make a significant impact on productivity. By equipping your janitors with these effective tools, you can expect cleaner spaces, happier staff, and a more efficient cleaning process overall.

At Winston Industrial Maintenance, we’re committed to providing top-of-the-line janitorial and cleaning supplies that boost productivity and satisfaction. Visit us to explore our full range of products and see how we can help improve your cleaning operations.

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