Benefits of Warehouse Cleaning Services

Having a clean warehouse can boost productivity, safety and equipment health. A professional industrial cleaning company has the skills and expertise to keep your warehouse organized. Below, you’ll learn how regular warehouse cleaning from a professional cleaning service can benefit your business.

6 Benefits of Professional Warehouse Cleaning

While you can handle industrial cleaning and organization yourself, consider the following benefits of hiring a professional service.

benefits of professional warehouse cleaning

1. Increased Productivity and Efficiency

High-quality industrial warehouse cleaning services can help boost your employee’s productivity and efficiency. A clean workplace allows employees to make the most of their time without having to worry as much about maintaining a clean and organized workspace. Employees can easily find the equipment they need when their workspace is clean, which can increase productivity and efficiency.

A clean work environment is essential to keep your employees happy and engaged. Investing resources to keep their workplace clean, safe and efficient shows your employees you value them, inspiring them to meet or exceed your expectations.

2. Maintenance Cost Reduction

When dirt builds up on machinery, it can lead to rust and other issues that can damage your equipment, increasing your costs for maintenance and repairs. Keeping your warehouse clean is essential for your machinery’s life span and efficiency.

Employing a warehouse cleaning service can prevent dirt, dust, mud and other substances from building up on the equipment you keep in your warehouse. A cleaner workspace reduces how often you’ll need to perform regular preventive maintenance on your equipment, helping you save money in the long run.

3. Compliance With Regulations

Warehouses must meet strict and specific standards, including health and safety regulations regarding a clean and organized workspace. For example, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has strict guidelines for warehouse safety, including:

  • Proper disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Proper ventilation.
  • Fire prevention plans.

Failure to comply with these regulations could put you at risk of incurring governmental violations and fines. You may also create a hazardous work environment for your employees, lowering productivity and efficiency.

You should aim to keep a clean warehouse to ensure you comply with all laws and regulations and keep your staff safe, improving their productivity and motivation.

4. Preventing Injuries and Accidents

Warehouses have different and often more dangerous hazards than other types of workplaces. An unclean and disorganized workplace could increase the risk of serious or potentially fatal injuries or accidents. Warehouse facility cleaning services can help reduce the risk of falls, slips and trips, helping to create a safer work environment for your employees.

Before you choose a cleaning company, you’ll want to ensure that they have proper insurance coverage and comply with OSHA guidelines. Specifically, you’ll want to ensure they use the appropriate methods for handling hazardous materials or toxic substances. It’s also vital that they use the proper personal protection equipment (PPE) — such as eye, respiratory and head protection — when operating in warehouse conditions.

5. Reducing Warehouse Damage

Engaging with a warehouse cleaning company helps reduce the risk of warehouse damage. Daily operations inside a warehouse typically involve many moving parts, including machinery, equipment, employees and inventory. This movement can lead to grime, dirt and spills accumulating. When this buildup occurs on your machinery, it can cause damage that requires expensive repairs. As a result, you may experience unexpected downtime and reduced productivity.

Your warehouse floors are another area where it’s crucial to prevent unnecessary damage. Keeping your floors intact will help prevent injuries by reducing the risk of trips and falls. A clean floor is also a great image when visitors come to your warehouse.

6. Improving Health

Your warehouse should be a safe environment for your workers. Using warehouse cleaning services can help improve employee health and safety. These services will help you maintain your work area, allowing your employees to work in a safe and healthy environment. Employees who feel safe in their work environment are also more likely to go the extra mile, helping boost productivity and overall performance.

Why You Should Choose a Professional Cleaning Service

While you can undertake cleaning your warehouse yourself, you likely have better ways to spend your time and resources. Instead, consider hiring a professional warehouse cleaning service to handle your cleaning and organization.

Professional cleaning services offer many benefits, including the following:

  • Advanced cleaning processes: A professional warehouse cleaning service like National Janitorial Solutions (NJS) utilizes advanced cleaning processes and technology to ensure your floors are sanitary and safe. We use positively charged cleaning agents to reduce buildup in microscopic floor scratches, keeping your floors clean and helping them last.
  • Highly trained staff: The staff at NJS have the knowledge and expertise to handle any cleaning job. You won’t have to worry about training your own team with in-depth cleaning practices — our staff has you covered through every step of the process.
  • Quality assurance: We have a three-step quality assurance process to ensure you get the most from our cleaning services. We’ll consult with you to develop a custom approach, and a program manager will schedule the frequency of your cleanings and the follow-ups for all services. We consistently monitor your satisfaction after each service and provide a monthly report to ensure you’re receiving the quality you’re looking for.
  • Customer care benefits: Our clients come first and we aim to provide high-quality services for all your warehouse cleaning needs. We offer a single-source solution and tailor our services to meet your facility’s cleaning standards. We’ll work with you to create a custom plan to fulfill your needs, meet OSHA regulations and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Peace of mind: A professional warehouse cleaning service can give you peace of mind. The right cleaning team lets you breathe easy, knowing your warehouse is in good hands as you focus on other essential parts of your business. With your production area in good condition, you’ll be able to maximize your production and keep your workers satisfied.

A professional cleaning service has the expertise and knowledge to help you keep a clean and organized workspace, which your employees will appreciate. It also lets you allocate your resources to other aspects of your business, knowing that your employees, workplace and equipment are protected.

Trust The Facilities Group as Your Professional Warehouse Cleaning Service

A clean workspace is essential for compliance, employee health, safety and production. A professional cleaning service can help you handle warehouse organization and cleaning, allowing you to spend time working on other business needs.

The Facilities Group National Division has the industry expertise and knowledge to help you keep a clean and organized workspace. We offer a range of cleaning services for various industries, including distribution centers, industrial properties and more. Our comprehensive solutions and innovative technology help combat viruses, bacteria and mold while maintaining clean commercial workplaces.

At TFG National, we’re dedicated to developing the best processes to resolve cleaning challenges so we can help keep your employees safe and your business open. Contact us today to learn more about how we can make a difference and keep your warehouse clean!

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Dwight has spent his entire career in the facility service and maintenance industry, holding various positions, including Integration, Human Resources, Accounting, Purchasing, and Information Technology. He prides himself on working alongside our partners and management teams on a daily basis.

Since 2015, Dwight has led the integration of over 25 transactions in the facility service space, including both platform and bolt-on opportunities.
Dwight’s responsibilities at The Facilities Group include business integration, operational due diligence, system synergies, project management, strategy execution, and day-to-day operational support and oversight.

He holds a Bachelor’s in Management from The University of Tampa’s John H. Sykes College of Business and is a Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR). On the weekend, you may catch him on the golf course or at a local sporting event.



An experienced business leader with a successful track record of maximizing value to customers and internal stakeholders through driving innovation and growth within highly dynamic, technology-enabled mobile workforces.

Adam has held multiple positions over his 20+ year career with a focus on creating an engaged workforce, while supporting them with real-world solutions that are focused on an optimized process, technology, and conversion of data to information, with a blend of human and technical systems.

Some of Adam’s prior leadership positions include SVP US Operations at ABM and President of Unifi (formerly Delta Global Services), where Adam oversaw over 22,000 employees in nearly 200 airports performing multiple services including full ground handling, aircraft cleaning, security, cargo, facilities management and janitorial.

Adam received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance and his MBA from the University of Georgia.



Paul Gargagliano has over 20 years of experience in finance, public and private accounting, and has held several high-level financial positions within the janitorial and professional services industry. Paul’s experience also includes service in the United States Coast Guard for over 20 years where he retired as a Master Chief Boatswainsmate.

In addition, Paul also served in the Airborne Infantry of the United States Army. Paul has led teams at various levels and believes in the importance of culture and people for the success of all organizations.

Paul graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the States of California and Florida as well as a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Paul was the previous CFO of Diversified Maintenance and Hill-Ward Henderson.



An experienced leader and executive, Dave has spent over thirty years in the facility management & service industry. This includes ten years as a facility manager as well as twenty years as a building service contractor executive.

Across his career, Dave has spearheaded operations & sales in several market segments such as janitorial, high rise window cleaning, painting, waterproofing, and caulking. During his time with The Facilities Group, Dave has successfully completed fifteen acquisitions, leading operational integration & processes, sales strategies, philosophy and most importantly culture.

Dave holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from the University of South Florida, and earned his Real Property Administrator (RPA), and Facility Manager Administrator (FMA) from BOMA in 1998, 1999, and his Green Cleaning Certification from the Green Clean Institute in 2005.



As the CHRO & Senior Vice President of People –Strategy and Solutions, Vivian Smith leads People functions that support both our business objectives and growth to ensure the success of the organization. She has proven abilities in developing and leading human capital management programs and People operations that allow for effectively advancing human capital to its highest potential while generating a culture of engagement and inclusion.

Vivian spent the last 16 years in a Senior HR Leadership role with ABM before joining The Facilities Group. She provided overall strategic HR leadership at corporate and subsidiary companies. Directed, implemented, and ensured compliance while fostering a workplace environment consistent with company values. Oversaw the development and administration of compliance and reporting functions, mergers and acquisition transitioning, organizational structure changes, performance management, training and development, employee relations, diversity, and inclusion. She directly oversaw the Houston, TX ABM HR Share Services office and ran point on all items related to People during the GCA acquisition where she successfully onboarded over 37,000 employees. Over the course of her time at ABM, Vivian spearheaded HR functions for 5+ acquisitions across the country, all with employee counts north of 2,500.



Jeff Hawkins has spent the past 20 years as a Sales and Marketing leader in the janitorial and facilities maintenance industry. He has led successful teams from local support offices to multi-million dollar national sales organizations. Jeff is an experienced leader in Franchising and working with Corporate Owned offices throughout the United States with Jani-King for 10+ years.

Prior to joining The Facilities Group, Jeff lead the National Sales Team at City Wide Franchise Co. His leadership and drive secured national partnerships with some of the largest companies in the transportation industry increasing organic growth from $8 million to $74 million in less than 3 years. His experience in Hospitality, Automotive, Logistics, Medical and Education vertical markets provides our companies with the education, training and support for future growth.



Keaton is an Information Technology (IT) professional with 15 years of progressive experience. Prior to joining The Facilities Group, Keaton was a Sr. IT Consultant with Leidos, a fortune 500 company, for eight years where he successfully led multiple large-scale development, implementation, upgrade, optimization, and sustainability projects for his clients with budgets exceeding $100M+ and project teams of 100+ members. Earlier in his career Keaton worked at Lakeland Regional Medical Center and previously interned at industry leading companies Ernst & Young, State Farm and Publix.

Originally from Indiana, Keaton earned his bachelor’s in Management Information Systems from the Indiana State University Scott College of Business and his master’s degree in Management Information Systems from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, which is ranked in the top 25 among US business schools.

Keaton holds various certifications including Project Management Professional (PMP) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation.



Scott Henley is the Chief Operating Officer for The Facilities Group National Division. Scott joined a TFG subsidiary, Excel Building Services, in 2012 as VP of Operations. Scott developed and built the ISP division at Excel, which now services over 2000 locations nationally.

Scott brings more than 25 years of experience in Facilities Management. Scott studied Business Management at Augusta College, where he played baseball, and Georgia State University. Scott has been involved with both PRISM and ISSA for over 20 years. Scott resides in Fayetteville, Georgia, with his wife Amy and their two children.


David Hammond

Since 2014, David Hammond has led as CEO of CSI International, Inc., Horizon Publishing, and Opulence International Realty, showcasing his versatile leadership across diverse industries. With a rich background that includes roles as COO, Executive VP, Sales Manager, and Director of IT, David possesses a deep understanding of various business sectors. His journey to CEO was preceded by six years as an elected officer, enriching his leadership portfolio. David’s diverse experience extends beyond the corporate world; he was a proud member of the 1987 America’s Cup team, Stars and Stripes, and dedicated six years to the US Navy Submarine service. Currently, David contributes his expertise to several boards, including the Boca Ballet Theater, South Florida Manufacturers Association, and Florida Gold Coast Swimming, reflecting his commitment to community and industry excellence.

David Hammond

Group Chief Operations Officer

Alfu Miah serves as Group Chief Operations Officer at The Facilities Group. He is responsible for enabling business scalability while driving increased value through account management,  customer retention, topline growth, and enhanced profitability.  

At University of North London, he studied engineering and started his career in the automotive industry, designing and manufacturing cars. Since then, he has applied his continuous improvement mindset to drive substantial revenue growth across a variety of global industries-leveraging ample experience in facilities management, commercial operations, solutions design, and business transformation. He brings to TFG decades of proven success in the design, implementation and execution of compelling business growth, strategy, and solutions for some of the most respected companies around the world.

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O’Connell brings extensive facility service leadership experience to the role, having served on the Board of Directors at The Facilities Group since October 2022. Prior to joining TFG, he was the CFO of Kellermeyer Bergensons Services (KBS).
O’Connell also held multiple executive leadership positions including CFO and CEO of the North American division at ISS, one of the largest facilities management companies in the world. He also led the sale and integration of Pristine Environments following its sales to KBS, a national janitorial company.
O’Connell, who holds a bachelor’s degree in business studies from the University of Limerick, has been recognized by industry colleagues for sound financial leadership throughout his career. He specializes in implementing successful growth strategies, operational excellence, and effective change management.

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Mark Borge

Mark Borge has been a driving force in the facility services industry as the Principal and Co-founder of Best Facility Services since August 2004. Under his leadership, the company has grown to become a recognized name in the field, providing top-notch services that consistently exceed client expectations. Mark’s extensive background, which spans from sales at Swifty Printing/Redstone Visual Impressions to Vice President of Minuteman Press Arlington, has equipped him with a profound understanding of business operations and customer service excellence. His venture into real estate investment in 2008 further showcases his adeptness in identifying and capitalizing on market opportunities, strengthening his portfolio and contributing to his comprehensive skill set in both business management and investment strategies.

Mark Borge’s active and prior involvement in esteemed organizations like Lifestyles Unlimited, The Entrepreneurs Organization, and the United States Green Building Council showcases his dedication to professional growth and community engagement. His diverse interests are backed by a solid education, holding a Bachelor’s in Business Administration – Finance from UTA. Mark has held leadership roles in various boards, emphasizing his commitment to organizational success.

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Scott Paul

Scott Paul is the past president of The Facilities Group Hawaii, LLC (formerly known as Kleenco Group), a commercial building maintenance and janitorial company founded in Hawaii in 1971.  Scott acquired Kleenco Group in 2012, and over the subsequent nine years more than doubled revenue and quadrupled earnings. In 2021, Scott sold Kleenco Group to The Facilities Group.  Scott led the integration of Kleenco Group with its sister company, Armstrong Building Maintenance (acquired by The Facilities Group in 2020), when the two companies merged to form The Facilities Group Hawaii with 600 employees.  Scott led the combined company through 2023 and continues as a partner and advisor to The Facilities Group. 

Prior to acquiring Kleenco Group, Scott was president & CEO of Hoku Corporation, a Nasdaq-listed solar company based in Hawaii and majority-owned by a Chinese state-owned enterprise.  Scott first joined Hoku in 2003 as its VP business development & general counsel.  In 2008, Scott was promoted to chief operating officer, and in April 2010 became chief executive officer and joined Hoku’s board of directors.  Scott resigned as Hoku’s CEO in June 2012 but continued to serve on its board of directors as chairman of the restructuring committee until July 2013. 

Before joining Hoku, Scott was a corporate attorney and business development professional in the San Francisco Bay Area from 1998 until July 2003.  Scott worked as director of business development and associate general counsel at Read-Rite Corporation, a publicly traded multi-national company acquired by Western Digital Corporation in 2003. Previously, Scott worked as an attorney at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP, and Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May (now Reed Smith), law firms, where he represented high tech emerging growth and large-cap public companies, and their investors and underwriters, on financing and acquisition transactions. 

Scott earned his JD cum laude from Santa Clara Law School in 1998 and his BA in psychology from University of California, Los Angeles, in 1995.  He has served on the board of trustees of Temple Emanuel in Honolulu since 2016 and has been a volunteer faculty member at the Punahou School Academy since 2015 where he co-teaches a business course. 

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Scott Gibson

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Scott Gibson


A proven leader and business owner, Bryson understands first-hand the hard work and determination required to build and run a successful enterprise. He started his first company at nineteen years old, cleaning medical offices and banks during the evening while attending college in the daytime. Since 2010, he has completed 47 transactions in the facility service & maintenance industry across the country.

In 2014 the Tampa Bay Business Journal awarded Bryson as one of Tampa Bay’s Up and Comers 30 Under 30. In 2018, he sold his companies and founded The Facilities Group. Fast-forward to today, he helps companies improve efficiency and achieve growth by acquiring, merging, selling, or restructuring.

His strong suits include operations, due-diligence, back-office oversight, and creating powerful business strategies custom tailored to each entity situation.

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