A human being cleans 2,000 to 2500 square feet on average for an hour or less. In a medical facility with a wide scope of work and a large number of sanitation workers available, square feet are even expected to fall below 2000 square feet per hour for optimal productivity. For an installation of that size, you should probably implement team cleaning. Generally speaking, a three-person team can cover 10,000 square feet per hour, so you'd need 10 hours to do it all.
Two teams of three working for 5 hours will finish the job in half the time. Cleaning tasks, tools and times are not a study of temporal movement; their purpose is to act as a guide for bidding and estimating cleaning work. Dear Anonymous: According to Mary Starkey's textbook Setting Household Standards, a good rule of thumb is that it takes four hours to clean 2,000 square feet for average standards if done weekly. Another way to decide how long the cleaning will take is to group different tasks that together represent a single time (for example, as in the accessory calculation method).
Cleaning times are the starting point for preparing bids and estimates to budget labor and workload based on cleaning tasks and the time it takes to complete them. Calculating cleaning times, or production rates, can be a difficult task due to the number of variables in each particular situation. Usually, if someone can clean more than 5000 square feet per hour, they're missing items, cut costs, and customers won't be happy. A reputable company will have nothing to hide and will gladly offer you the average number of hours they think it should take to clean your office.
I have a facility of approximately 100,000 square feet and would like to know how many people I should use to clean them and how much to charge per square foot. In the past she has been dealing with most of the cleaning and has been making houses in the range of 5,000 to 7,000 sizes. The quality of cleaning equipment, cleaning supplies and their organization also contributes to efficiency or lack of. A two-week period in which cleaning 2,000 square feet would suffice weekly based on setting household standards, suggests that Mary Starkey's textbook sets household standards.
The amount of use the area receives, such as entertainment or family fun, affects cleaning time, as do environmental factors, such as the spring pollen season in some areas. Some of the most widely available publications are published by industry associations, including the Official ISSA Cleaning Times & Tasks. If you're cleaning a 6000 square foot area and it takes you 3 hours to do it, your productivity is 2000 feet per hour, which means low productivity. Connect to the most relevant video-on-demand content affecting the cleaning industry supply chain.
You have every right to ask each cleaning company how much they pay their employees and how many hours they think the work will last each night.