With various world conflicts like labor shortages, supply chain issues, and inflation impacting your business right now, it can be daunting to try to have a consistent cleaning checklist for your store. But even in these stressful times, it is essential to your business to have a proper cleaning checklist in place to clean everyday messes. By having your team relearn the value of clean and refer to a cleaning checklist, you will be investing in your store’s appearance which can help increase sales. To get back to basics in cleaning, read these tips on how you can clean and prevent common messes that happen in your business.
When a customer comes to your fuel station, one of the first items that they will interact with is the gas pump. If the pump is dirty, covered in grime and the surrounding concrete is speckled with fuel drips, then they may take their business elsewhere. To prevent having an unhappy customer, we recommend regularly cleaning your gas pump top to bottom, to ensure a positive customer experience. To learn how to get a clean gas pump, follow the steps below.
As electric vehicles (EV) increase in popularity, more and more EV charging stations are popping up. However, many public charging stations are located outside without a canopy to protect them from the elements. Some EV charging stations are already showing signs of damage like scratched screens, mildew accumulation, and even cracked plastic and discoloration caused from harsh UV rays. To extend the life of your EV charging station, use this top to bottom EV charging station cleaning method.
If your gas pumps and fuel stations are looking dirty and worn, it should come as no surprise. On average gas stations and convenience stores see roughly 80 million visitors a year. With all this traffic, diesel and other grimy residues start to build up on your outdoor surfaces like gas pumps, dispenser handles, concrete and more. If you're struggling to keep gas pumps and surrounding areas clean, OTIS Heavy Duty Multi-Surface Cleaner quickly solves the problem and reduces labor.
Many foodservice centers such as restaurants, convenience stores, and stadiums use hot dog roller grills. They are great for encouraging impulse sales and extra revenue. However, this money maker needs maintenance to keep it in great working order and can often be tricky to clean.
Asphalt is a durable surface that is well known for being used for parking lots, driveways, drive thrus, and forecourts. When taken care of properly, asphalt can last a long time but because it is a porous surface, it is susceptible to degradation. Gasoline and oil stains on asphalt can deteriorate the surface which can lead to damage like potholes. However, by utilizing FORO on your asphalt, you can get rid of the oil stains as well as strengthen and protect your asphalt.
At CAF, we offer product training for all of our cleaning products because it not only makes your sites look better, but it can help you pull ahead of the competition with a noticeably cleaner store. We believe that training should be relevant, repeatable and retrievable - even when employee turnover is high. We’re here to break down why training (and the use of superior products) is essential for your business.
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