If you are building a new business property or renovating your existing space, you know just how much work goes into it. From hiring the right contractor to choosing quality materials and navigating the business closure with customer needs - there is a lot to organize. One thing that few property owners think of, however, is who will clean up the construction project when all is said and done. While it's very easy to overlook, post-construction cleaning is the crucial last step of your building project and will prepare you to open your doors and welcome clients into your space.

Whether you are coming to the end of your construction project or just getting started, or hoping to better understand the importance of post-project clean-up, let us shed some light on the subject. In this write-up, we'll let you know why this step is important, who you should hire, and how the job should be completed.

Why Is Post-Construction Cleanup So Important?

Post-construction cleanup is essential for any building or renovation project, but it's especially crucial on a commercial site. The cleanup will ensure that your new space is safe and welcoming to your staff and clients.


Most construction sites will be littered with hazardous debris. Broken glass, sawdust, loose nails, and wires are common refuse and need to be disposed of properly. Fail to do so, and you or your employees could encounter injuries upon move-in.

Some hazards are less easy to pinpoint. Accumulated dust and allergens can cause respiratory issues to flare up, putting the overall health of your staff and clients in jeopardy - so why risk it?


As a business owner, you know just how important appearances are. Whether you are welcoming guests to your business for the first time, or planning a grand reopening, looking the part is essential and completing a thorough cleanup is crucial. Presenting a clean and tidy space will help you establish an air of professionalism and respectability with new and returning clients and get things started on the right foot.

Who Should Be in Charge of Building Cleanup?

While it may seem easy enough to sweep the floors and chuck debris in a dumpster, unfortunately, post-construction cleanup isn't quite that simple. Most building materials need to be discarded in specific ways. For example, wood and drywall must be separated for specialty pickup, while paints and other chemicals should be delivered to waste sites for legal disposal. Many factors go into cleaning up your space and responsibly disposing of the debris, and we always recommend hiring a professional. Not only will a cleanup company get the job done right - but they'll do it quickly, so you can start enjoying your new space sooner.

Professional Cleanup

Professional cleanup crews have the experience and the equipment to dispose of debris and remove dust, grime, and other particles from your work site. Any professional cleaner worth hiring won't overlook the details. They will be able to find hidden messes and ensure that your new space is clean and sanitized before welcoming staff and guests in the door.

Professionals will also have trucks, trailers, and other equipment to streamline the service as well as cleaning products. In fact, in most cases, property owners can SAVE money by hiring a professional team, as it saves them from buying cleaning products and materials on their own

Fast Turnarounds

As your construction project comes to a close, you will be anxious to get your business up and running. Although post-construction cleanup is crucial, you don't want it to take up too much time, and with the help of an experienced expert, you can ensure speedy turnarounds.

How Should Post-Construction Cleanup Be Completed on Business Properties?

The best commercial construction cleanup companies will take a customized approach to their services. Every business owner works on a unique timeline and has special plans for their grand opening or reopening event. When you hire a cleanup company, they should get to know your goals and accommodate accordingly.

However, the most important thing for the post-construction cleanup is the overall quality of the work being done. You don't want to hire a team that will complete a fast and sloppy cleanup. You want someone who is going to focus their attention on every nook and cranny of your new building, addition, or renovation to complete a thorough, detail-oriented service.

The cleanup crew should also be self-sufficient and able to complete the task with little direction. This will allow you and your staff the opportunity to plan for the opening and prepare for the day that the business gets up and running.


If you are seeking the right team of experts to take charge of the post-construction cleanup on your commercial property, Prestige Janitorial Services is happy to be of service. Having worked in this industry for many years, we arrive at our client's properties fully equipped to handle the job ahead. We have trucks, trailers, certified experts, and cleaning products to work quickly and efficiently so you can make your business look its very best before the big day.

We will always take a customized approach to your cleaning project, understand how soon the job will need to be completed, and follow any special instructions you give. When you trust our team, you can expect a safe, clean environment, free of leftover building materials and other debris. Our experts will safely relocate and responsibly dispose of waste and refuse following both legal and municipal guidelines.

If you wish to learn more about the many benefits of post-construction cleanup, or if you have questions or concerns you need to address, Prestige Janitorial Services invites you to contact us by phone or email.

We look forward to helping you prepare your commercial property for the days of a successful business.