10 Facts You Never Knew About Cleanliness in the Office Place

And, why it’s so important to have a professional janitorial company!


  1. Typical office workers hands come in contact with 10 million bacteria per day.
  2. Office phones have over 25,000 germs per square inch.
  3. By simply disinfecting your desk frequently, you can reduce sick days in the office by 30%.
  4. The air quality in a closed space can be up to 500% worse than outdoors.
  5. Dust particles are comprised of 70% dead skin flakes.
  6. Most offices contain 400 times more bacteria than a toilet seat.
  7. For antibacterial cleaner to be effective it must be left on surfaces for 30 to 60 seconds before wiping away.
  8. Carpet can hold as much as one pound of soil per square foot before it is noticed.
  9. The average woman cleans for 12, 896 hours in her lifetime, while men clean an average of 6, 448 hours.
  10. You can burn 100 calories for each hour of cleaning.

Rafco Clean has the experience, skill, and trained personnel to clean commercial properties in an efficient, safe, and cost effective manner. Contact us today to learn more!