System 1



Why System 1 is a Preferred Choice

Janitorial services consumes up to thirty percent of a facility’s operating budget. Whether a small business or a fortune 500 company, the cost is significant. System 1’s janitorial service gives you a unique opportunity to manage and reduce those costs without kicking quality to the curb.

We accomplish this through a structured approach.


  1. Seek your voice in the process.
  2. Standardize the cleaning system through JanOPS.
  3. Develop the cleaners’ standard work using production quadrants and job cards.
  4. Reduce cost by eliminating D.O.W.N.T.I.M.E. in your cleaning service through our Lean Sigma process.
  5. Measure and control through Technology.

No other janitorial /custodial services provider can offer the same dynamic response to your need for cost savings. By contracting with System 1 you gain a partner for not only improving your facility’s cleanliness, but to help you improve the bottom line.

Why System 1 is Better.

With over 50,000 janitorial service companies in the U.S. alone, you may think commercial cleaning is a commodity (at least until your goals aren't met or your commercial cleaning service gives you a black eye). The key factors that separate System 1’s janitorial service are:

  • Over 60 years of cleaning expertise
  • We build a custom cleaning program replete with documentation, tools, aids and processes making the janitorial services repeatable for future RFP's and services.
  • Lean Sigma Green Belts who eliminate waste and reduce variance in your building cleaning service
  • The only janitorial company with a platinum LEED certified Museum of Clean with a wealth of cleaning knowledge, expertise and sustainability science available to you.
  • National footprint and account management expertise in manufacturing, commercial real estate, financial, medical and education facilities.
  • 24/7 National Call Center for single call, and complete tracking and data gathering for your account.
  • Full and open cost, quality and responsiveness disclosure using System 1's web-based technologies.
  • Award winning JanOPS® Green Cleaning System that gets your facility in SHAPE by improving your facility's Safety, Health, Asset Preservation, Productivity and Environmental metrics.
  • First third-party certified janitorial company (with honors) through ISSA's CIMS company certification program and CIMS Green Building certification.

Most of all we:

  1. Seek first the voice of the customer.
  2. Clean to your specifications.
  3. Use a structured approach to solve cleaning service problems and to stay within your specifications.
  4. Target and eliminate waste (cost) and variation.
  5. Measure, report to you and improve your cleaning program.
  6. Document it for repeatability.

Cleaning Services you Can Rely on

Our commercial cleaning services are customized to your needs. Some of the services include:

  • Green cleaning
  • Day cleaning
  • Carpet cleaning
  • Clean room services
  • Cement cleaning
  • Window cleaning
  • Elevator cleaning
  • Tile/hard floor restoration
  • Light industrial
  • Recycling service
  • Pandemic protection
  • Construction clean-up
  • Computer room cleaning
  • Production line support
  • Lean 5-S projects
  • LeanSigma facility projects

Learn more how System 1’s janitorial services can help you today!