How to Get the Most Out of Your Cleaner Using a Communication Book

How to Get the Most Out of Your Cleaner Using a Communication Book

Have you ever wondered how you can maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of your cleaner? One simple but powerful tool that can help you achieve this is a communication book. By using a communication book, you can ensure that both you and your cleaner are on the same page, leading to better outcomes and a more harmonious working relationship.


Why Use a Communication Book?

  • Improved Communication: A communication book allows for clear and concise communication between you and your cleaner
  • Avoid Misunderstandings: Prevent misunderstandings by writing down specific instructions and expectations
  • Feedback: Provide feedback and receive updates on the cleaning progress.


Tips for Using a Communication Book Effectively

  1. Set Clear Expectations: Clearly outline your expectations and requirements for the cleaning tasks
  2. Be Specific: Use specific details and instructions to avoid confusion
  3. Provide Feedback: Offer constructive feedback and praise for a job well done.
  4. Regular Check-Ins: Schedule regular check-ins with your cleaner to discuss any concerns or updates
  5. Address Issues Promptly: If you have any issues or concerns, address them promptly to prevent them from escalating
  6. Encourage Communication: Encourage your cleaner to communicate any challenges or suggestions they may have.
  7. Utilise the Book: Make sure to consistently use the communication book to document instructions, feedback, and any changes
  8. Refer Back: Refer back to previous entries to track progress and identify any recurring issues
  9. Keep It Accessible: Ensure the communication book is easily accessible to both you and your cleaner.


Bonus inclusion

Team Swift always keeps a copy of the customised cleaning checklist in the front of all our cleaning communication books. This is to ensure that both our cleaning team and school staff are always aware of what is getting cleaned and how often it gets cleaned. This gives full transparency to all team members to ensure there is never any unrequited expectations between missed or not communicated between cleaners and staff.


By utilising a communication book, you can greatly enhance the effectiveness of your cleaner and ensure a more streamlined and efficient cleaning process. Clear communication, regular check-ins, and consistent use of the book are key components to getting the most out of your cleaner. So, pick up a communication book today and start maximising the potential of your cleaning service!