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The Dangers of Dust (and what you can do about them)

Without regular cleaning, dust can quickly make its way into every nook and cranny in your work space. These inorganic and organic particles are mostly made of dead skin cells, but they can also contain pesticides, lead and other toxic substances. When movement or airflow disturb the dust, these dangerous... Read More

Top Tips for Removing Carpet Stains

There are a number of urban legends that have been passed down through the years on how to get rid of carpet stains, but most of them are…just legends. Thankfully, our team of cleaning experts is chiming in to teach you myth vs. fact when it comes to beating stains... Read More

Spring Greening for Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22nd, our experts have given their top tips for greening not just your cleaning program, but your life! The spring season gives us and the planet a fresh start, and a spirit of renewal and rebirth encourages being a good steward for the... Read More

A Spring Cleaning Checklist for Your Office

The forecast may not seem like it yet, but spring is on the horizon! Use this checklist to spring clean your office and start the new season off fresh. Focus on the Break Room – Empty the fridge, toss any expired perishables and wipe down the interior with disinfecting wipes – Clean the... Read More

Key Cleaning Points for Flu Season

Don’t let your office, school or healthcare facility turn into a breeding ground for the flu or colds this year. Follow this guide to cleaning common points of contact with disinfectant wipes to reduce the risk of infection in your space. Door Knobs and Locks Wipe down every door knob and... Read More

Top Ice Melt Tips from Our Experts

Winters in Detroit and the Great Lakes Region are notoriously bad, but if you’re prepared, you can weather any storm! Having ice melt on hand is a great way to protect your home and family, but you have to use it properly to get the desired results. Follow these tips... Read More

Survive and Thrive this Winter with These Cleaning Tips

Snow is light, fluffy and beautiful, but don’t be fooled by its sparkly appearance. The white stuff can wreak havoc on office buildings, especially in towns like Detroit and Cleveland that get frequently ravaged by winter storms. Keep your facility looking great throughout the season by focusing on these three... Read More

Winter Floor Care: The Importance of Floor Matting

It’s nearly winter, which in the Great Lakes region means snow, snow, and more snow. There are more months of salt and sludge coming through the door. The best way to keep your floors looking their best throughout the season is to frequently clean and practice prevention. Follow these tips to keep... Read More

Creating a Clean, Welcoming Lobby for Your Clients

We all know that dust, dirt and debris can have a negative affect on your facilities, employees and equipment. We also know that a clean work environment improves employee safety, health and efficiency, but too often, we forget that having a clean workplace also creates a positive, long-lasting impression on... Read More

The Right Cleaning Supplies for Schools During Flu Season

In recent years, schools across the country have seen increasing numbers of absences due to the flu virus. To protect your educational facility from flu and other viruses this winter, follow these tips and rely on the best cleaning supplies in Detroit, available right here at Hercules & Hercules. –... Read More

Pro Tips for Washing Windows this Summer

Streak-free glass windows make any facility look cleaner and more professional. Follow these expert tips to choose the best cleaning supplies in Detroit and to get clean, clear windows quickly and easily! Start with a Squeegee A high-quality squeegee is the key to getting streak-free windows. A 10- to 12-inch... Read More

Floor Care and Cleaning Supplies FAQs

At Hercules & Hercules, we take a different approach than most other providers of janitorial supplies in Detroit. We pride ourselves on working closely with our customers from start to finish. Many of our competitors simply sell cleaning products and leave it up to you to figure out how to... Read More

Protecting and Preserving Gym Floors

Gym floors see more wear and tear than nearly any other room in schools. In the past, gyms mainly served as a place for students to play basketball and get their PE credits, but today’s gyms often act as multi-purpose rooms where pep rallies, school plays, dances and more events... Read More

Top Five Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Facility

Spring is the best time of year to take proactive steps to make your facility cleaner and more attractive through every season. Maintaining your facility this spring also improves employee morale and creates a great first impression for new visitors and clients. Follow these tips from our experts here at... Read More

Janitorial Supplies for School Cleaning

For most students and teachers, the summer season means long days of relaxation, freedom and fun, but for janitorial staff, the summer can actually be one of the busiest times of year. Custodial workers can make their summer cleaning programs more productive by following these tips: Plan It Out Every... Read More

Using Cleaning Supplies Safely: Top Three Tips

Choosing the right cleaning products for your facility is one of the keys to creating a healthy, safe space for your visitors and clients, but training your staff on using these products safely is also essential. Keep your workforce safe by following these three simple tips: Never Mix Cleaning Solutions... Read More

A Restroom Cleaning Checklist from Our Experts

The condition of your restrooms says a lot about your overall facility and business to customers. Keeping your restroom clean and fresh sends a strong message that you care about the appearance of your facility and the health and safety of those who visit and work there. Using this handy... Read More

Cleaning Supplies & Tips for Preventing Norovirus

Tis the season for norovirus, the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis outbreaks in the US. Each year, the virus causes nearly 2 million hospital visits, and it is most prevalent during the winter season. To prevent norovirus from spreading in your facility, focus on cleaning these areas: 1. Door... Read More

Top Ten Tips for Winter Carpet Care

It is important to have a maintenance program for your carpets year-round, but winter weather can take an extra beating on them. Having a solid plan for daily and deep cleaning will keep your carpets looking their best throughout the season. Follow these tips to deal with the extra rain,... Read More