Clean-Slate Suggests Adding Plants to your Commercial Space to Improve Air Quality

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Indoor Plants do more than just look pretty

Office managers in Concord, Ontario and the surrounding area are often seeking ways to improve the work environment for their employees. Clean-Slate Janitorial Services, which provides reliable, affordable professional cleaning, suggests the addition of plants to improve air quality.

Indoor plant are more than just decorative accessories. They are instrumental in reducing the concentration of contaminants in an office space. These contaminants include things like benzene, formaldehyde, toluene and xylene. Plants breathe in carbon dioxide and breathe out oxygen. The process reduces the quantity of air borne germs and increase humidity. Also, plants create an environment that mimics nature, providing a psychological boost that can help increase employee productivity.

How Many Plants Do You Need?

Clean Slate Janitorial Services recommends approximately 1 plant per 10 meters of floor space.  Depending on the office budget and esthetic preferences, any plant is better than no plant.

Here is a list that provide some of the best air purifying effects:

Schefflera (umbrella plant)

Epipremnum aureum (or Pothos)


Chlorophytum (or Spider Plant)

Ivy (Hedera helix)

Chamaedorea elegans  ( parlor palm )


Planets Need Special Care

Of course, with the addition of indoor plants in your office space, you need to ensure that the janitors who clean the space take special care in handling them. Watering them regularly is essential, but so is making sure they don’t get damaged during any regular clean-ups.Clean-Slate Janitorial Services, which serves Concord and the surround area, are experts, at not only recommending clean air solutions, but in ensuring that your commercial office is optimize for employee health and wellbeing. For more information about our services, contact us at 416 509 7454.


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