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Updated 1 month ago

I'm a janitor, you're a janitor.....let's talk trash..... - 29 Replies

I’m thinking of changing jobs, or careers if you will. Been a restaurant manager for many years. Too much! I can’t do this forever, so Looking ahead...

A human

Updated 5 months ago

Strip and deep clean a 9,300 sq ft floor, feed back on quote requested - 337 Replies

[QUOTE who="frankiefloors in Medway, Massachusetts"]Mike, maybe you are just really slow or inefficient. My company S&W's an 18K s.f. (actual floor...


Updated 60 months ago

Ceramic Tile Floor in RR. Grout needs cleaned. Suggestions? - 2 Replies

That is an added bonus. Hope this helps you.

kirenia in Miami, Florida

Updated 63 months ago

i need some help in pricing - 3 Replies

Hi my name is Steven im 23 im starting to look for my own accounts. I work for a famly own business i been working with them for a while but im...


maintaining and burnishing hallways

Im a custodian at a rather large grammer school.I machine scrub/wash the white halls nightly and using a high speed burnisher nightly as well.I...

Searching in San Diego, California

Updated 72 months ago

Is it worth it? - 2 Replies

New to this Janitorial job, is my boss being overly picky on the amount of work having to be done and his comments that I don't seem to be getting...


Updated 75 months ago

cleaning acid wash concrete floors - 2 Replies


Rob M in Edmonton, Alberta

cleaning hardwood floor in a retail location.

I have to estimate cleaning and buffing a retail location in Edmonton AB. Any ideas of cost per sq ft?

jerrynice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

What questions should one ask at an interview ?

I have to prep myself for this janitorial position in a few days. But I need some ideas of what questions to ask them. The hours are 2pm - 8pm so...

Jean in Greenfield Park, Quebec

Updated 84 months ago

what price should I take for a strip and 4 coats of wax , 40 stores strip every 6 months , each store is a min of 12000 sqf, max - 1 Reply

what price should I take for a strip and 4 coats of wax , 40 stores strip every 6 months , each store is a min of 12000 sqf, max

Jean in Greenfield Park, Quebec

Updated 84 months ago

Manual Stripping 637 sq ft? - 2 Replies

Greetings all. I want to throw my hat in the strip/wax ring. I want to s/w a room that is 637 sf. Customer wants it done every quarter. I am...

David in Palm Bay, Florida

Updated 85 months ago

need price of strip, seal and wax job - 1 Reply

Hi And i need a complete quote on a strip, seal and wax job for about 13,000 sq. ft of tile floor for a school. I need a low price quote and high...

tony in Sacramento, California

Updated 88 months ago

need price of strip, seal and wax job - 1 Reply

Hi And i need a complete quote on a strip, seal and wax job for about 13,000 sq. ft of tile floor for a school. I need a low price quote and high...

Georega Treadway in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 90 months ago

Part-time Janitor Job - 1 Reply

I am looking for a part-time janitor/custodian job. I am good at what I do and if there is something I need to learn, I learn quickly and...

mmarichal9953 in New Albany, Indiana

What are suppose to charge for regular general janitorial services?

I wanted to know what is the regular charge for the general cleaning how much do you charge per squarefoot ? pick up trash vacuuming carpets clean...

Valeshia Green in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 92 months ago

Weekly vs Daily - 1 Reply

I have an office that's wanting daily cleaning. Mon thru Fri. The building is 12k feet in size and basic cleaning. I am thinking of charging .20 per...

Grant in Des Moines, Iowa

Updated 94 months ago

The best part is... - 4 Replies

What do you enjoy most about janitor work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

info@*****.*** in Dallas, Texas

43,314 Sft quote for stripping and waxing

hello , I need help to get a qoute for 43,314 Sft for a larger building. I need stripping/wax and move the furnite. can someone let me know how...

wyatt_earp_fan in San Diego, California

Hiking boots for janitor/custodian work?

I found some really comfortable hiking boots on sale but they are for hiking. They are the Caterpillar Alaska boots form Sears. Do you think they are...

lorraine rosa in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 95 months ago

help with rough tile floor - 6 Replies

can any one help ? i have a rough tile floor about 1500 sqft and it needs scrubbed badly should i seal this after scrubbing ?/ wax it? i am not...

wyatt_earp_fan in Imperial Valley, California

What is that smell in bone yard rooms?

Is it harmful? At the school I work at there are 2 rooms used to store either non working computers to printers and misc things like boards, tables,...

Lisa in Kent, Washington

Updated 98 months ago

FINDING A JOB - 8 Replies


PAMELA BOYKIN in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 98 months ago

New construction Clean up - 1 Reply

I have to do a construction clean up for a new school. I need a square foot price for stripping and waxing 4 coats 26,000 sq feet new vct. I was...

Jiab Muthanna in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 101 months ago

in desperate need of work - 1 Reply

looking for janitorial work,,, have owned my own car cleaning business for many yrs,,, i am a very thorough cleaner, a single dad of 3 teenagers and...

Rob in Calgary, Alberta

Updated 103 months ago

Best Finish for VCT - 2 Replies

I've been using Betco Untouchable for 10 or so years, but always wonder if there is something better. What is your favorite finish? I judge a finish...

JaredM in Daly City, California

Advice on Performance Test Exam

Hi everyone, I just recently applied for a custodian job at a Hospital. I was wondering if anyone would know what or where I can study for this...

jeff hail in New Albany, Indiana

Updated 104 months ago

PAE moscow - 1 Reply

Has anyone worked for PAE? i applied for a custodian position and would like more info on them.

four4life in Centreville, Virginia

waxing and stripping food court in the northern Va area

Hi I recently got an RFP to bid on a floor at a food court. The Sqf is 68000. they want it to be striped and waxed quarterly an maintained 3 times...

Sam I Am in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 107 months ago

subcontract scam out of edmonton alberta - 3 Replies

I havent verifed that this is a scam but duhhhhihave some janitor experience and i saw this ad on kijiji a subcontract in my area! i got the job...

steven estrada in Coral Springs, Florida

FOR EVERYONE ( Chemicals )

I have a question for all the janitors and business people who has there own company. Does every one buy chemicals on the web or mainly go to stores...

rickypowell@*****.*** in Greenville, Texas

strip and wax 1,218 sq. ft.

floor has never had wax on it. how much wax per sq. ft. and how much should i charge per sq. ft.

Ryan Braae in Union, Washington

Updated 112 months ago

need help in what to do about a floor - 3 Replies

hello... my name is Richard. i noticed that a VCT floor i have been cleaning the sealant or wax is wearing out. the prevous cleaner used crappy...

Martin in Santa Ana, California

Updated 113 months ago

janitorial/general cleaning - 2 Replies

i am looking for part-time a.m. or early afternoon janitorial/gen.cleaning i am on partial disability,so i can only do light work. am experienced in...

- Indeed Host in Austin, Texas

Updated 115 months ago

a job - 1 Reply

i have a commercial ls n i am loking for a job ,very depentend n on time

mticknor in Warsaw, Indiana

Updated 116 months ago

need extra cash - 2 Replies

I hope someone can help,I am looking for an office cleaning job between the hours of1:00am and6:00am as a second job to help pay my bills anyone know...

stephanie in Elberton, Georgia

house cleaning end more

any question and want to know more informaiton plase e-mail me with no problem

David Boskie in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Anyone out there that knows someone that needs an experience Floor tech please let me know





looking for janitorial work in the toledo area

i have worked for general motors for 30 yrs my last few years i did janitorial work cleaning offices and around the plant in different dept's iam a...


Updated 118 months ago

janitor jobs - 6 Replies

iam yung and have axp.

Hearty in Vancouver, British Columbia

Updated 118 months ago

To be the best... - 3 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every janitor must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your janitor expertise?

Barry Walden in Jamaica, New York

Updated 119 months ago

The Mop bucket survey - 1 Reply

I am a high school senior and I am doing a survey for a senior class project. If you could please fill out my survey, I would really appreciate...

Peter in Mount Laurel, New Jersey


What is pay like for city jobs in Philly?

Indeed Help in Stamford, Connecticut

Updated 124 months ago



larry d sandlin in Fairfield, Ohio

Updated 127 months ago

Janitoria Job - 1 Reply

Iam looking for a Part time Job in Janitoria

carol brooker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 128 months ago

janitorial jobs - 2 Replies

help finding a janitorial job in philadelphia

Steve Luckett in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 133 months ago

need help with my job finding - 1 Reply

If any one know's who is hiring for Janitoral work could you help me?


Updated 136 months ago

more money for janitorial worker's - 1 Reply


Fred Hueston

Learn stone restoration online

On Line Stone Restoration Class offered again by Stone University. Orlando, FL, Fred Hueston announced today that he will be again offering an...

robert jackson in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 142 months ago

Getting ahead... - 1 Reply

What is the best training for becoming a hirable janitor? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

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