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Building Exterior Maintenance Schedule & Budget

  • CHECK YOUR RECORDS:  Pinpoint what exterior areas need attention and how much the project will cost, think about the dollar amount your willing to spend and note larger renovations your facility is planning to complete.
  • REDEFINE YOUR LINE ITEMS
  • CONSIDER YOUR PRIORITIES
  • CONSULT WITH VENDORS
  1. BUDGET TIPS –  Exterior Roof & Gutters
  2. Lawn & Landscaping
  3. Tuckpointing & Caulking
  4. Window Sealing
  5. Sidewalk Cracks
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TIP OF THE MONTH – 6 Ways to Eliminate Bedroom Allergens

TIP OF THE MONTH 6 Ways to Eliminate Bedroom Allergens

1. Vacuum Carpet and upholstered furniture

2. Lower indoor humidity below 50%

3. Encase mattresses, pillows,etc. w/ allergen impermeable covers.

4. Wash Sheets in hot water weekly

5. Remove pets from homes or bedroom access

6. Seal entry areas and eliminate nesting places for pests.

GENERAL CLEANING & FLOOR CARE (IL & IN)

According to 2018 ACI National Cleaning Survey “The Areas We Regularly Clean Most Often” are;

  1. Toilets – 88%
  2. Floors – 80%
  3. Appliances – 75%
  4. Faucets – 70%
  5. Carpets – 62%

marble2Concrete floors can be very durable, cost efficient, and easy to maintain.  However, that doesn’t mean you can be lax about cleaning and polishing them.  The belief that concrete floors don’t require a floor maintenance plan is a myth.  Concrete Floors should routinely be;

  1. Dust Mopped & Swept
  2. Damp Mopped/ Top Scrub (De-greaser or Neutral Citrus based cleaner)
  3. High Speed Buffed with White/Hawk-Hair, Pink or Aqua pad(s)

Call (708) 259-9288 or visit TNTCLEAN.NET Today!!!!!!!!!!!!!

REST ROOM CLEANING tips from the Pro’s at T&T LLC!!!!!

94% of respondents believe the cleanliness of a restaurants restroom with the cleanliness of its kitchen and that 75% percent would not return to a restaurant with dirty restrooms.
What it is it that people find so offensive about restrooms?  Odor? the Harris survey reports that 83 percent of adults aged 18 – 34 and 94 percent of adults aged 55 and older indicated that odor contributed to their perception of a dirty restroom.
Urinals – Urine is a fluid produced by the body as one of its chief means of eliminating excess water and salt.  It also contains nitrogen compounds such as urea and other waste substances removed from blood and the kidneys.  Rigorous cleaning (rinsing with vinegar and water) and neutralizing acidic waste areas.  Routine soaking/ spray-down can assist in general appearance of toilet & urinal area(s) in between routine janitorial servicing.

THE 6 BEST DIY TIPS TO Prep Your Home For Sale

 

  • PRETEND TO BE A BUYER AND PULL UP TO YOUR HOUSE Buyers are naturally drawn to unique front doors, so consider painting yours a complementary color like teal red or yellow.
  • POWERWASH THE EXTERIOR If your home is red or brown, you may want to consider repainting it. The most popular home exterior colors are white & yellow.
  • PAINT ONLY WHATS NEEDED INSIDE Its important that your wall colors be neutral so buyers can see your home as a clean slate. And yes, this includes kids rooms.
  • WASH YOUR WINDOWS You’ll save money and see less streaking when you use newspaper.
  • QUICK KITCHEN UPDATES The cheapest way to create a modern look in and out dated kitchen is to replace your countertops with laminate.  A variety of fresh laminae countertop options are available at a fraction of the cost of marble and granite.
  • THE GARAGE IS NOT A DUMPING ZONE The last thing you want potential buyers to think is that you dont have enough storage in your home.  Buyers may need a certain number of garage spaces for vehicles, boats, etc.

 

THE 6 BEST DIY TIPS TO Prep Your Home For SALE!!

  1. PRETEND TO BE A BUYER AND PULL UP TO YOUR HOUSE Buyers are naturally drawn to unique front doors, so consider painting yours a complementary color like teal red or yellow.
  2. POWERWASH THE EXTERIOR If your home is red or brown, you may want to consider repainting it. The most popular home exterior colors are white & yellow.
  3. PAINT ONLY WHATS NEEDED INSIDE Its important that your wall colors be neutral so buyers can see your home as a clean slate. And yes, this includes kids rooms.
  4. WASH YOUR WINDOWS You’ll save money and see less streaking when you use newspaper.
  5. QUICK KITCHEN UPDATES The cheapest way to create a modern look in and out dated kitchen is to replace your countertops with laminate.  A variety of fresh laminae countertop options are available at a fraction of the cost of marble and granite.
  6. THE GARAGE IS NOT A DUMPING ZONE The last thing you want potential buyers to think is that you dont have enough storage in your home.  Buyers may need a certain number of garage spaces for vehicles, boats, etc.

Dealing with Smelly Restrooms

94% of respondents believe the cleanliness of a restaurants restroom with the cleanliness of its kitchen and that 75% percent would not return to a restaurant with dirty restrooms.

What it is it that people find so offensive about restrooms?  Odor? the Harris survey reports that 83 percent of adults aged 18 – 34 and 94 percent of adults aged 55 and older indicated that odor contributed to their perception of a dirty restroom.

Urinals – Urine is a fluid produced by the body as one of its chief means of eliminating excess water and salt.  It also contains nitrogen compounds such as urea and other waste substances removed from blood and the kidneys.  Rigorous cleaning (rinsing with vinegar and water) and neutralizing acidic waste areas.  Routine soaking/ spray-down can assist in general appearance of toilet & urinal area(s) in between routine janitorial servicing.

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