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Returning To Work With Day Porters

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As shelter-in-place is lifted and businesses begin reopening, business owners must consider the health and safety of everyone who enters their building. Across the world, we all share a unanimous goal- staying healthy. And as the country gets back to work, business owners are taking additional safety measures to protect employee and visitor health. Now more than ever, it’s absolutely necessary to have disinfecting protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The trend among business owners who are taking these extra precautions is round-the-clock disinfection. In order to achieve this, regular nightly janitorial services are supplemented with a day porter to ensure constant cleaning coverage. If your business has employees or customers entering your facility, day porter disinfecting services are highly recommended.

When speaking with our customers, we’ve found that many people aren’t familiar with the short and long term benefits of a day porter. In this blog, we will explain what a day porter is and their value with combating COVID-19 in the workplace.

What is a Day Porter?

Day porters are often the unseen heroes of a facility. These valued team members clean, but they also help support the image of your facility and ensure that customers, employees, and tenants are satisfied. A day porter is defined as someone who is stationed within your workplace and assists in cleaning duties throughout the day. Working in conjunction with the nightly crew, day porters help to provide cross shift continuity. Instead of waiting for the nightly janitorial crew to do extensive cleanings, day porters provide ongoing support with cleaning and maintenance tasks to keep up with the level of traffic throughout the day. Day porters are an integral part of a fully managed facility service solution.

The Value of Day Porters During Pandemia

Day porters provide facility managers and business owners with an invaluable service – they keep your facility clean and sanitized but, most importantly, in this time of uncertainty, they provide visibility to customers and staff that the space they are in is safe and disinfected.

Day porters provide vital services to keep your employees & customers healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, including:

Continuous sanitizing of high touchpoints throughout the day (Elevator buttons, door handles, light switches, restrooms fixtures, coffee machines, etc.)

Frequent disinfecting of communal areas as they get used (Lobbies, elevators, kitchens, break rooms, restrooms, conference rooms, etc.)

Replenishment of supplies such as soap, paper towels and hand sanitizers as frequent hand washing causes an increase in demand for these items

Distribution of hand sanitizer, sanitizing wipes and other PPE as visitors enter your building

iNX Day Porters

In today’s climate, a day porter can mean the difference between the success and failure of your company. Neglecting to assure customers and employees that the building is safe to occupy will negatively impact your company’s’ opportunity to reopen its doors. Here at iNX, we recommend that day porter services and round the clock disinfection be a staple in any facility cleaning solution. We provide fully customizable day porter and nightly janitorial solutions to meet the needs of businesses of any size. If you’re still on the fence about whether or not day porters are a viable solution for your business, remember this: Day porters are a minimal investment and deliver maximum peace of mind for all who occupy your workspace. Learn more about iNX day porters and our other disinfecting services by calling 1 (888) TEAM-INX  or fill out this form for a sales representative to contact you.

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