5 Things You Would Never Guess About Parking Lots

I remember a few months ago, my family and I were going out to eat downtown. There wasn’t a lot of parking in the area near the restaurant, so we chose to park in a retail area a couple of blocks away—because it was free. We got out of the car, and that’s when I […]

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Are You Surprised? Watch This Time-Lapse Video That Shows Just How Much Traffic Goes Through a Business Parking Lot

Parking Lot Maintenance

Whenever I go shopping or to an appointment, I have a tendency to park in the same area as the last time I was there. But sometimes, my favorite parking spaces are taken, depending on the time of day. It doesn’t take long for my mind to start wondering how fast I can find another […]

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Keeping Up With Your Parking Lot

Are you aware that your concrete and asphalt parking lot areas outside your building are one of your businesses largest ongoing investments? It’s true! They are constantly under assault. Think about it: every day sun, weather, temperature, traffic, and even chemicals work to break down these surfaces, causing cracks, depressions, and fading markings. It’s never […]

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FAQ about Squeaky Clean Exteriors

Tips from City Wide: Pressure Washing

First of all, why pressure washing? Regular maintenance and power washing of your walkways and exteriors can prevent decay and add years to their lifespan! Trust us, you will love the look of your exteriors without dirt, grime, mold, rubber marks, and even graffiti! I’ve heard that pressure washing can produce hundreds of gallons of […]

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Want to Reinvigorate your Property?

Want to Reinvigorate your Property

So, things are looking a little dull lately? Feeling a little drab? You’re not quite sure what it is – but you KNOW you want – ahem, need – to reinvigorate the look and feel of your property. You’ve come to the right place – we have the right answer: Pressure Washing. Yep, it’s that […]

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Consider Pressure Washing

Pressure Washing

In this month’s video, we’re showing you the benefits of having City Wide manage your pressure washing. Never tried pressure washing before? No problem! Press play to see its miracle cleaning powers in action! To find a City Wide near you, click here! We would love to supply you with a no-obligation quote.  

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Why Window Maintenance?

Equipment: Window and Glass Cleaning

Sometimes it’s easy to look at the surface of your windows and think that’s the only thing that needs maintaining. If you have someone come out and clean them, that’s it, right? Wrong. Dust, dirt, and moisture can erode your surfaces, causing lasting damage to your window caulking and blinds. Don’t believe us? Go look […]

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Make a Quality First Impression

Reaching Exterior Windows

How do you judge a business upon your first visit? Is it their landscaping, their signage out front, the cleanliness of their exterior? The appearance of your business can make or break a prospect’s or even a current client’s first impression of your company. We are focusing on Glass and Windows this month, as many […]

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Solutions for your Glass and Window Needs

Solutions for your Glass and Window Needs

Click play below to learn about the benefits of having your Glass and Windows serviced by City Wide! To find a City Wide near you, click here! We would love to supply you with a no-obligation quote.

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Preventive Maintenance with Handyman Services

Handyman

Have you ever walked into work and just knew it would be a very bad morning? The roof is leaking – a lot – and you are the only person in the office. Who do you call first? Do you call for roof repair? Is it a plumbing issue? Is it affecting the electrical work? What […]

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Say Goodbye to Small Tasks

Pre-Scheduling Your Handyman Services

Let’s be honest: moving furniture isn’t rocket science, hanging pictures isn’t structural engineering, and patching a hole in the wall isn’t quantum physics. Sure, you could take care of it yourself, but the reason you need a handyman isn’t because of the difficulty. You need a handyman for these tasks because it’s more efficient and […]

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Solutions to your Handyman Needs

Five Common Handyman Services

Click play below to learn about the benefits of having a handyman on call from City Wide! To find a City Wide near you, click here! We would love to supply you with a no-obligation quote.  

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What to Consider When Reviewing your Landscaping Needs

Consider When Reviewing your Landscaping Needs

Do you have business goals for 2018? Did you make a vision board or set some New Year’s resolutions? If so, did you forget about landscaping? We think you should add it! When you take care of this need, your building will feel like new! Sometimes your goals can be overwhelming. We recommend these four […]

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Benefits of Taking Care of your Landscape

Re-evaluating Landscaping

First impressions are everything. Have you ever pulled up to a business and it’s one of those situations where you can’t really tell if they are operating, or even open? It’s not a good look. For your business to be prosperous, a healthy landscape and exterior is important. We also believe healthy, well-maintained greenery can […]

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Planning for Spring Maintenance

Planning for Spring Maintenance

February is a great month because we are finally starting to see little glimpses of spring. Are you thinking about spring, yet? Because the waning dark days of winter are an excellent time to plan necessary maintenance and repairs to the outside of your building. The Time is Now If you are responsible for landscaping […]

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One Less Headache

Related Services: Upholstery and Partition Cleaning

While you’re in your break room to pour yourself some coffee, you open the cupboard to grab a cup and *sigh.* Shoot. You’re on your last batch of disposable coffee cups! Another thing that slipped your mind this week. With your head down, you walk back to your desk to put through an order. As […]

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Common Slip-Ups Concerning Your Supplies

Commercial Cleaning

Even though we try our best to avoid them… mishaps happen. Supplies can be a time consuming and expensive process without the right foundation for ordering.  Most people understand the basic concept of ordering supplies, however, they may not be as versed in on-time delivery, stock levels, and monitoring usage to ensure they are maximizing […]

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What’s Trending in Supplies?

What's Trending in Supplies

At City Wide, one of our core competencies is supply management. We know that as the economy grows your business prospers, and in turn foot traffic increases, which causes an increase in the demand for additional cleaning services, especially janitorial supplies. The Future is Green Lucky for you, we understand that with growth and innovation […]

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Don’t Let The Cold In!

Five Common Handyman Services

Brrr! The weather is cooling down quickly, and it’s about that time for the heaters to turn on! During this time of year, it’s important to take extra steps to make sure your office stays warm… and your energy bill stays low. Did you know that those little pieces of weather stripping in between your […]

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Get Rid of Your Junk!

Get Rid of Your Junk

Junk can accumulate like wildfire. That small pile of knick-knacks last month can quickly turn into multiple furniture pieces, old office equipment, electronic waste, and more, and before you know it, you’re overwhelmed. Piles are stacking high, and it has started to get unavoidable. You start to think, where did all these unwanted items come […]

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Need a Hand with your Ceiling Tiles?

Need a Hand with your Ceiling Tiles

Take a gander up at your ceiling tiles- how do they look? See any of them sagging, discolored, broken, or water-marked? We know that all too well. Don’t feel ashamed- this is very common in facilities with ventilation above the drop ceiling, and with everything you have going on, we understand that it hasn’t been […]

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Extending Floor Life

Extending Floor Life

Have you been through the headache of replacing your carpets or hardwood floors lately? Whew! That is a process –  especially when your business sees a lot of traffic. Fortunately, City Wide is experienced in techniques and processes to extend the life of your flooring. Do you want to know one of the most effective […]

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An Economical Way To Clean

Wipe Your Feet

Did you know that utilizing floor mats can make your building cleaner? You may not have thought of mats as an important part of your cleaning process, but they are! An ISSA study showed that as much as 85% of the dirt in a build comes in on a person’s shoes. That is a significant […]

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First Impressions Matter

Matting Programs are a proactive, simple solution for cleaner buildings

First impressions matter – and when your customers or visitors step inside your door, the first thing they notice is the cleanliness of your building. Why would you risk a bad first impression with a dirty floor? Dirt, grime, and moisture tracked onto your floors are not only unflattering, but they can endanger guests by […]

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Supply Management Strategies to Save Time and Money

Consolidate Janitorial Supplies with your Janitorial Provider

When it comes to running your business, we know janitorial supplies aren’t typically your main priority. Toilet paper, hand soap, and cleaning solutions tend to fall by the wayside when you have a building to keep running. That said, running out of products can make for an extremely stressful day. To avoid this unnecessary stress, […]

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Go Green With City Wide

Go Green With City Wide

It can be easy to get stuck in your own way when it comes to cleaning your facility. When you’ve been doing something the same way for years and it’s working, why change it? At City Wide, we understand. We know the way you’ve been cleaning may make your office and facilities look tidy and […]

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The New Way To Clean: Microfiber Technology

The New Way To Clean: Microfiber Technology

At City Wide, we believe microfiber technology is a great advance in cleaning technology. Not only do microfiber products reduce time and energy on certain tasks, but they are environmentally friendly and require less use of chemicals. What is Microfiber? When you first look at microfiber, it looks just like an ordinary cotton cloth. However, […]

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Creating a Clean Culture

Creating a Clean Culture

City Wide believes great company culture starts with a clean office. A fresh workspace encourages productivity and sends a positive and professional message to your customers. While maintaining the appearance of your workplace can be time-consuming, neglecting it can result in very negative consequences. By creating a clean culture, you will be able to maintain […]

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City Wide Maintenance of Kansas City on KMBC News

City Wide Maintenance of Kansas City on KMBC News

On June 28, City Wide Maintenance of Kansas City had the opportunity to do a segment on KMBC News about the cleanliness of Fitness Facilities. Here at City Wide, our goal is to revolutionize the building maintenance industry. We wanted to share this segment with you to show you how to keep clean at the […]

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The Dreaded Flu Season

Hands as Germ Spreaders

At City Wide, we care about your well-being. When the leaves start falling and the weather starts changing, we know flu season is on its way. Flu season can be hard on your business, and statistics tell us Americans miss 70 million work days as a result. Luckily, we know many different practices – including […]

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Improve Your Safety with Security Lighting

Improve Your Safety with Security Lighting

City Wide knows that security lighting is essential to improve the overall safety of your business. We manage your surveillance after dark so you can have peace of mind when you leave your office. The most obvious benefit of security lighting is the fact that a well-lit area drastically reduces the chances of a break-in […]

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Don’t Get Caught Slipping!

Don’t Get Caught Slipping

Is your workplace prepared for ice this winter? Here at City Wide, we know it’s your responsibility to keep your surfaces and roadways safe and clear, so we pride ourselves in managing services for you to give you peace of mind. By offering unique, high-performing solutions for all of your de-icing and anti-icing problems, we let […]

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LED Lighting Misconceptions

LED Lighting Misconceptions

In recent years LED lighting has become well known in both the consumer and commercial markets as a technology that has the potential to save users on energy costs while extending the life of replacement bulbs and fixtures. A rise in programs at the local, state, and federal level offering tax breaks and rebates have […]

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3 Common Snow Services Misconceptions

Common Snow Services Misconceptions

Snow and Ice Removal doesn’t seem like a complicated topic, but there are some very common misconceptions that we’d like to dispel. Read below for three commonly held beliefs about snow services that you might be surprised to find out aren’t true. Contracts keep you covered Some assume contracting snow removal means you are paying […]

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Weather Monitoring and Preemptive Services

Weather Monitoring and Preemptive Services

Hiring professionals to manage your snow and ice removal services has many benefits that often go unnoticed. One of these benefits is weather monitoring. By consistently checking the forecast during winter, crews can be prepared at all times for those quickly developing snowstorms that can catch inexperienced staff off guard. Nothing is worse than coming […]

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LED Lighting: Is It Important?

LED Lighting Is It Important

Most people recognize LED as an emerging technology that has taken hold of the Lighting market, but ask your average LED product consumer how the tech works and you’ll likely get blank stares. While it might not be necessary to understand all the intricacies of LED manufacturing processes and raw materials, having a basic knowledge […]

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Flooding: Water Removal

Flooding: Water Removal

Flooding is almost never something you expect. Not only is it a serious inconvenience, but it can cause a severe amount of damage to property. This kind of damage is something that becomes an issue in terms of both cleanup and repair. Whether the flooding is coming from broken pipes or abnormal rainfall and window […]

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Tile and Grout Cleaning

Tile and Grout Cleaning

Almost every commercial building has tile flooring. The most common place for tile flooring is in bathrooms and breakroom areas. These areas are specifically some of the dirtiest places in the building, which makes cleaning the tile floors an important endeavor. While regular cleaning can help maintain the overall sanitation of these surfaces, it takes […]

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Water Mitigation

Water Mitigation

You heard the howling wind and pounding rain outside your window all night. It sounded bad, but you had no idea the headaches it would cause until you got to work in the morning. Upon arriving, your office was littered with buckets and trash cans collecting water from the still leaking roof. Situations such as […]

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Stone Flooring Services

Stone Flooring Services

Stone floors provide a beautiful and durable flooring that can add great value to your location’s facility. With proper maintenance, stone floors such as marble, granite, terrazzo, and travertine can last the life of the building itself. However, without the right kind of care, these floors can prove to be an expensive venture. It is […]

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The 4 Most Common Hard Floor Types and How to Clean Them

The 4 Most Common Hard Floor Types and How to Clean Them

Hard Floors are often an overlooked part of a facility’s appearance if they are well taken care of. When they are not maintained correctly though, they can really give your building an unprofessional look and feel. Different kinds of flooring need different forms of attention, and without the proper knowledge a hard floor can be […]

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