Are you a custodian? Do you clean toilets for a living? If you are a custodial worker or are employed in any professional cleaning, janitorial, maintenance or other service types of work this site may be helpful to you. The message board is a good place for you to exchange ideas, tips and stories. Have your own cleaning business or thinking of starting one up? Try this page HERE
The Resource page has links to useful worker sites. If you are in a union this page might be interesting: Contract Info. For a bit of humor try the Custodial Humor page. Your workplace photos featuring you and/or crew can be posted on the boiler-room page to honor those good crew members! And be sure to check out the Safety page for sage advice! More pages of janitorial information - see links on the left.
Try out the above message board. Some suggestions for issues to "chew on": Do you call yourself Janitor, Custodian, Maid, Public Building Domestic Maintenance Engineer? What do you like about your job? What cleaning chemicals and equipment do you like to use? Are the cleaning chemicals safe or do body parts fall off? Are shift hours steady? Are you treated with respect and are your ideas honestly considered? Have problems with vandalism? Got good advice on cleaning, repairing and preventing vandalism and littering? How about recycling, hazardous materials, safety and injury issues....need help or have information to share?
What do you know about Green Cleaning? Do you like team cleaning? Use micro fiber? Keep a useful, fun and informative bulletin board? Do you do beacher set ups? Have issues with lunch table set ups? When more tasks are added to your shift are you given more time to complete these tasks? Are your hours cut? Have any humorous on the job stories? Any sage advice on getting along with co-workers, staff, students? Have any safety tips? Do you have a "best" way to do a job/handy hints? Are your co-workers just out and out strange? J Let it all out here...share your pain!