When it comes to keeping your store clean, there are a thousand things you could do. They’d help with first impressions and keep the environment safe for customers. Read ahead.
Being a retail store, you probably have a lot of displays and shelves. Don’t let the items on them collect dust. Regularly wipe them down.
Customers might lean into the displays. When doing so, they’d be met with a lot of dust and muck. This would give them a bad impression of your store. And the dust might make them sick.
It’s good practice to have hand sanitizers in a retail store – customers and employees would frequently be able to sanitize their hands. Make sure that the sanitizer you buy isn’t too strong; people’s hands might start to burn. And strong sanitizers reek of chemicals a lot of the time. Look for options that have light scents. Personally, anything that is fruity works great.
Why not buy sanitizer dispensers? The bottles would be in machines that would automatically eject them on hands. This would reduce cross-contamination. You might think they’re hard to come by but they’re not. Large stores like the one stop hygiene store sell them.
Clean the Floors
Make sure that the floors are spotless. If they’re tiled, the tiles should sparkle. Not only would you be making the ground more germ-free, but cleaning it well would make it look better for customers. Shiny floors are probably one of the first things they would notice when they walk into your store.
Maybe you don’t have bare floors – you have carpeted the vicinity. Unfortunately, carpets collect dirt quicker than tiles. You should regularly vacuum them. You’ll have to take the carpets out at least once or twice a year and get stains removed too. Customers may likely have dropped things and stained them.
Look at The Entry Doors
Everyone has passed through the doors, so they are one of the dirtiest spots in your store. Regularly look for any muck that be on them.
You can wipe them with a sterilizing chemical throughout the day too. Make sure that the chemical isn’t too strong, though. The entry would give off the stench of chemicals, making customers nauseous.
Tend to the Bathrooms
No one likes stepping inside dirty bathrooms. You should have workers regularly cleaning them. Have a timetable for employees to clean the space. This would keep it spotless at all times.
When it comes to keeping the bathrooms clean, don’t be afraid to use the strongest chemicals possible.
When it comes to keeping retail stores clean, there are many things you can do. From the list discussed, the best would be to keep the floors spotless. First impressions matter, so shiny floors would make customers view the shop as professional and well-maintained.
What would also help would be having stations for hand sanitizers. Customers can keep themselves clean, which is great during a pandemic. You can make this better by placing the sanitizers in automatic dispensers.