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How Much Does Office Cleaning Cost?

 
low costLow: Starts $20-$30 Per Visitaverage costMedium: Basic Service Runs $100-$200 a Month; Daily Service Runs Around $500-$700 a Monthhigh costHigh: Larger Offices Can Run $800-$2,000 a Month
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Depending on your needs and budget, business janitorial services can vary widely, from emptying the trash and vacuuming weekly or even monthly, to a thorough daily cleaning including mopping and waxing the floors and disinfecting the restrooms.

Typical costs:

  • Costs vary considerably depending on how much you want done and how often, and pricing is not at all clear-cut -- it depends a great deal on the company. Many cleaning companies will charge a flat rate for smaller jobs. Emptying the trash and light cleaning (vacuuming and dusting) in an extremely small office starts around $20-$30 per visit and goes up depending on office size, the number of restrooms and the type and amount of cleaning requested. An office with just a few employees may only need basic service[1] once or twice a week for about $100-$200 per month, while the cost for daily trash pickup and simple vacuuming at a typical small business (2-3 offices, and maybe a break/conference room) can run $500-$700 or more a month.
  • Larger jobs or those that require more specialized cleaning or more frequent service are usually charged anywhere from 5 cents - 55 cents per square foot. Most companies charge separately for labor-intensive special services such as stripping and waxing floors 25 cents - 50 cents a square foot), carpet cleaning ($20-$40 an hour), and cleaning microwaves or refrigerators ($10-$35 per appliance). Generally the larger the office, the lower the cost per square foot. Basic nightly janitorial service for a 20,000-square-foot office in a major city can run 5 cents - 10 cents per square foot or $2,000-$4,000 a month. Similar service for a typical 6-room, 2,000-square-foot office with a bathroom and a kitchenette in a less urban area might cost 10 cents - 55 cents per square foot or around $800-$2,000 a month. Medical or health care facilities require specialized cleaning and are usually at the higher end of the price range -- and may be billed on an hourly basis rather than per square foot.
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What should be included:
  • Cleaning is usually done at night, while your business is closed. Common daily duties include disposing of trash, vacuuming and mopping common walkways, cleaning and dusting desktops, and cleaning and disinfecting bathrooms, including maintaining bathroom supplies. Additional tasks (which are not necessarily done daily) can include carpet and upholstery cleaning, dusting ceilings and light fixtures, and general maintenance tasks such as replacing burnt-out light bulbs. Baltimore.BizJournalsDirectory.com provides an overview.
  • Generally a cleaning company representative will need to tour your office or store before quoting a monthly price, as the types and conditions of surfaces affects the time it will take to clean them. The main factors for estimating the cost of janitorial service are frequency of cleaning; the age and condition of the premises; overall square footage; and special considerations such as heavy traffic areas, elevators or unusual cleaning requests. EzineArticles.com explains how costs are estimated[2] from the perspective of the owner of a janitorial service.
Discounts:
  • Many multi-tenant buildings offer janitorial services, either for an extra charge or included in the rent. Before hiring an outside janitorial service, check to see what might already be available in your building.
  • Most janitorial services use their own cleaning supplies. If you're providing the cleaning supplies, be sure to let them know that in advance so they don't bill you for supplies.
Shopping for office cleaning:
  • Before getting estimates, draw up a list of the tasks you absolutely need to have done and another list of options you'd like to have done, then set a tentative budget for janitorial services. Have the lists handy when interviewing potential cleaning companies. Ask nearby business owners which cleaning company they use, and if they're satisfied with the service provided. Or search for members of the International Janitorial Cleaning Services Association[3] or, for larger buildings, the Building Service Contractors Association International.
  • Get at least three estimates. Ask about the type of equipment and materials (some use environmentally-friendly cleaning supplies); who will do the work and what sort of supervision will be provided, if any; whether you're required to sign a long-term contract (1-3 years); and how soon the cleaning service can begin. Require proof that the company is properly licensed and bonded, and ask how the employees are screened -- this is important as the cleaning employees will be inside your business at night, as thefts can occur.
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Empty medical building cleaning
Amount: $1.00 Per Month
Posted by: Annlynn in Brownsville, TX.Posted: July 17th, 2018 09:07PM
Office Sq Ft: 11,200Frequency: One time
I am not sure how much to charge for a not time cleaning for 11,200 sqft 2 story building. The only tasks are to sweep and mop. The building was already cleaned more than 3 months ago by someone else. I live in south Texas. Business expect low prices but I do not want to over or under price this bid.
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School/office
Amount: $4,800.00 Per Month
Posted by: Deedonn cleaning in Scarsdale, NY.Posted: June 1st, 2018 11:06PM
Office Sq Ft: 4000Frequency: 5 days per wk
How much should I be charging
Per month or per square foot for Daily spot cleaning of glass, walls, trash container tops, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, trash and diaper genies, dish washing, wiping all touch surfaces, wiping furniture. Office dustingand burnishing floors once a week. Scrub bathroom once a month
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Office cleaning
Amount: $400.00 Per Month
Posted by: Marci Brown in Lehigh acres, FL.Posted: April 13th, 2018 10:04AM
Office Sq Ft: 1500Frequency: 3× week
We've been cleaning office for over 3 years now
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medical office cleaning
Amount: $4,000.00 Per Month
Posted by: Char23 in Edmonton, Other.Posted: March 18th, 2018 10:03AM
Office Sq Ft: 5000Frequency: 7 days week
I am wondering if this price is too high. Washing floors, garbage, three bathrooms, garbage removal. Burnishing floor once per month. Dusting office. I thought it would take about 4 hrs per night. In Canada. Contract is 7 days a week
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Giving a proper Estimate for sq. Ft.
Amount: $0.00 Per Month
Posted by: Mz. Clean in San Marcos,, CA.Posted: March 13th, 2018 06:03AM
Office Sq Ft: Unk.Frequency: Weekly
I was requested by a satisfied Client that we had previously cleaned thier new home (post construction) to give a bid to clean thier buisness 1x week.
I asked if they knew the Sq ft. And did a walkthrough of the property. is there a website I can go on Define the actual footage of the warehouse/ business???
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Am I charging enough?
Amount: $240.00 Per Month
Posted by: Teri Hernandez in Miami, FL.Posted: January 28th, 2018 11:01AM
Office Sq Ft: 1200Frequency: Once X week
Dust
Mop
2 baths
1 conference room
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General Cleaning except windows and VCT
Amount: $0.00 Per Month
Posted by: Gary Honey in ElDorado, KS.Posted: September 4th, 2017 02:09PM
Office Sq Ft: 37,000Frequency: 5 times per week. Except 5 weeks per yea
Going rates can vary. However, your best advice is to stay below prices like Service Master or some big franchise charges. In general their help isn't that bright or speaks no English. Franchises charge anywhere from a dollar twenty-five to dollar fifty per Square foot for a whole year.In putting this into perspective you may want to charge only a 1.15 to $1.20per square foot. This is just General sweeping, mopping and cleaning. Emptying trash and cleaning bathrooms. Keep in mind you cannot keep up with every messy Marvin in every office. Let them clean their own desk and office furniture. You're there provide cleanliness for the building not personal spaces. The minute that you fall into this trap everyone will want it done. With that being said I have worked out some exclusive Arrangements before, for example,a building that has many businesses who want that little extra touch. Some of these involved likes of Ceos or major Corporate Branches
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Office cleaning Charlotte NC
Amount: $13,788.50 Per Month
Posted by: EPC-Broadnax in Charlotte, NC.Posted: August 17th, 2017 06:08PM
Office Sq Ft: 55,000Frequency: 5x
General cleaning mopping dusting trash 10 bathrooms large break area 2 large conference rooms large foyer tile flooring mostly carpeted area 15 large office with store front glass. Charging .25 per square foot on the mark for this Job??
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Crenshaw Custodial Concepts, LLC
Amount: $1,100.00 Per Month
Posted by: Jani King in Richmond, VA.Posted: June 25th, 2017 05:06PM
Office Sq Ft: 3000Frequency: 3× weekly
Very thorough, honest and reliable. Subcontracted this company in the past for 7 months, before our Jani King franchise shut down.
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Am I charging to little
Amount: $25.00 Per Month
Posted by: Major cleaning in Warwick, RI.Posted: April 13th, 2017 07:04AM
Office Sq Ft: 3 stories and part of factoryFrequency: 5 days. 2 hrs a day
I clean an office building and part of the factory.there are 11 offices 2 ladies rm. LG. Men's room (3 stalls and 2 urinals. Large caferteria. Empty all the trash clean all the glass, vacuum, and mop.i also do some cleaning in the factory. I get 165.00 a week. Should up my cost. I used to be an employee but the CO asked to start my own company and this is what she offered to pay me. I have been doing it for 3 years now.
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Small ofiice cleaning
Amount: $200.00 Per Month
Posted by: Nique in Livonia, MI.Posted: April 7th, 2017 01:04PM
Office Sq Ft: 1200Frequency: 4 x month
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Not sure how to charge for office cleaning
Amount: $0.00 Per Month
Posted by: Datzme4ya in League City, TX.Posted: April 3rd, 2017 07:04AM
I live in Texas, and was wanting to expand to office cleaning. Can anyone help me on how much to charge?? Please anything would be appreciated.. prefer someone from Texas because rates seem to be different per state. Thank you in advance.. Donna [email protected]
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Office Cleaning
Amount: $800.00 Per Month
Posted by: Chancley Sharper in Ladson, SC.Posted: March 28th, 2017 06:03PM
Office Sq Ft: 1500Frequency: 5 times a week
Lavenni Kleaning clean inside and out, clean restrooms,break rooms, pull trash,clean office,clean Windows and everything else you need them to do.
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Office Cleaning
Amount: $400.00 Per Month
Posted by: Tressa Spriggs in Canton, GA.Posted: March 24th, 2017 11:03PM
Office Sq Ft: 1500Frequency: Biweekly
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Reflection
Amount: $650.00 Per Month
Posted by: Jenny white in Indianapolis, IN.Posted: March 22nd, 2017 03:03PM
Office Sq Ft: 2000Frequency: 2x
A mother and daughter team with 2 helpers has been apart of our office since 2015 and they are honest dependable ladies Who take there cleaning business very serious and have been a pleasure to be apart of our office here.one of our office members hired them to clean there home I would recommend these ladies to anyone for there cleaning call these ladies Refection 317-7177738
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quality detail cleaning
Amount: $3,500.00 Per Month
Posted by: Joss in fort lauderdale, Tamarac, FL.Posted: March 16th, 2017 05:03PM
Office Sq Ft: 21000Frequency: 5
We felt comfortable after the estimate was provided & after the first cleaning we knew we made the right choice. Right Touch Cleaning Service gave our office a face lift pretty much. The crew was polite professional & exceeded our expectations. I recommend them to other business owners.
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CONCORD SPARKLING HOME & OFFICE CLEANING
Amount: $600.00 Per Month
Posted by: Juliet obi in Jonesboro, GA.Posted: March 9th, 2017 07:03PM
Office Sq Ft: Frequency: 4x a month
We have 3 bedroom house with 2 and 1/2 bath and kitchen, she does excellent job,and leave the enter house sparkling clean just like her company name says.this is her contact,ask about concord 4047868606
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Office cleaning - for hire
Amount: $1,000.00 Per Month
Posted by: BrittBaltimore in Baltimore, MD.Posted: March 2nd, 2017 06:03PM
Office Sq Ft: 2000Frequency: 5 times a week
After hours only- service includes trash removal/ vacuuming/ mopping all floors and disinfecting door knobs five times a week and all of the above plus dusting, detail bathroom/ kitchenette twice weekly
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Office Cleaning GA
Amount: $0.00 Per Month
Posted by: Kelly Winebarger in Hoschton, GA.Posted: March 1st, 2017 08:03PM
Office Sq Ft: 1000+Frequency: Daily Weekly Bi weekly
Please let me know if you need a trustworthy Fair Price cleaner.
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OFFICE CLEANING
Amount: $550.00 Per Month
Posted by: Lockerman Enterprises in Beltsville, MD.Posted: January 13th, 2017 02:01AM
Office Sq Ft: 1000Frequency: 5 Days a Week
We clean 3 small offices and 2 bathrooms and 1 breakroom
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Office cleaning
Amount: $400.00 Per Month
Posted by: Amy Lorincz in Manhattan, NY.Posted: January 9th, 2017 01:01PM
Office Sq Ft: 1500Frequency: Twice a month
I'm looking for a small or medium size office where I can go 5 times a week in the early morning(6am-9am)or in the late afternoon(5pm-8pm).
I'm hardworking,customer-oriented,organized,trustworthy,
reliable,friendly.
I have more than 7 years experience in office cleaning field.
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The Kleen Bee
Amount: $700.00 Per Month
Posted by: Sarah G in Beaver, PA.Posted: October 10th, 2016 10:10AM
Office Sq Ft: 2000Frequency: 2x Weekly
The Kleen Bee is fantastic. They are so detailed oriented and we've never had an issue with them. They go above and beyond our expectations.
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office cleaning
Amount: $1,500.00 Per Month
Posted by: Ragsjeans in boston, MA.Posted: October 8th, 2016 05:10AM
Office Sq Ft: 2000Frequency: 5 x a week
Ragsjeans inc. is a great cleaning company they offer landscaping as well and when i got the referrals they where very pleased they keep our place looking great i highly recommend them there number is (617)918-3601. or you can email them at rags jeans at hotmail.com
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Real Serious Solutions LLC
Amount: $700.00 Per Month
Posted by: Jdavis in Lenoir, NC.Posted: September 26th, 2016 12:09PM
Office Sq Ft: 6000Frequency: Bi-weekly
Great work. Very reliable and professional. I recommend their services to all business.
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cleaning
Amount: $50.00 Per Month
Posted by: wishbone in lake worth, TX.Posted: September 23rd, 2016 11:09AM
Office Sq Ft: extremely largeFrequency: 2 x
way too much tedious work for the pay
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Office Cleaning services
Amount: $375.00 Per Month
Posted by: Marilu in Downey, CA.Posted: September 20th, 2016 06:09PM
Office Sq Ft: 1600Frequency: 2x week
I & g shine Cleaning services ,
She has been with us for 3 years now.
Family business. hard working mother and daughter.
very reliable.honest and very detailed . give her a call, 562-417-0191 Ines
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Dust to Dawn Cleaning Service
Amount: $200.00 Per Month
Posted by: John's Chiro in San Diego, CA.Posted: September 9th, 2016 08:09AM
Office Sq Ft: 2100Frequency: bi-weekly
I have been using Dust to Dawn Cleaning for about 3 months now. They go above and beyond to keep my office clean. I am happy with the results, as well as my office staff. They do high quality work at very reasonable prices. I would highly recommend!
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Office cleaning
Amount: $44.00 Per Month
Posted by: Mountain Mover in NORFOLK, VA.Posted: September 4th, 2016 05:09AM
Office Sq Ft: Too much!Frequency: Too much!
After looking at the low prices for office cleaning, and super high square footage. I decided NOT to get into office cleaning! You have to clean so much for so little bit of money! It is more lucrative cleaning and refinishing floors.
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Sparkle & Shine Cleaning
Amount: $1,100.00 Per Month
Posted by: Nannafaye59 in Charlottesville, VA.Posted: August 24th, 2016 04:08AM
Office Sq Ft: 3,000Frequency: 5 days/week
Sparkle & Shine Cleaning comes in and cleans our business office spaces (8-10) with 12-20 employees, 3 bathrooms, a breakroom, floors, dusts, pulls the trash, appliances, windows, anything we need, they'll do inside or out. And they do an immaculate job!! I highly recommend Mary and Heather. They really do go out of their way to keep you pleased and the business name says it all. They truly know how to shine things up! I highly recommend then for your cleaning needs anyday. I like them so much, I just recently hired them to do my home. Give these two ladies a call at 540-308-1500 or email them at [email protected]
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