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This is a fairly large project to take on without estimating experience, even with the help of the Cleaning Times handbook.
You also need to estimate the product usage you mention, paper products and such. Be careful.
Just as a rough guide, 16,000 sq. ft. cleaned at 2500 sq. ft. per hour means about 6.5 man-hours, so one worker could do it in one shift, but adding the 1.5 travel time brings you to a full 8 hour job.
Add a worker (employee) and possibly you can cut the cleaning time down to 3.25 hours per person.
We can’t help you with the product usage described above. It is hard to know the usage without … Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor
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