Our goal is to provide innovative solutions and exceptional services in meeting the needs of our clients through encouraging a company culture that initiates forward thinking on such items as social, economic, environmental, and safety concerns, will allow us to partner with our clients, so they may focus on improving their business.

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Benchmark Employees Integrated in the Schools We Serve

There has always been a huge misconception that a private contractor will not provide your schools with employees who are as involved as in house staff would be. That contract employees are not as safe as in house employees and you do not get the same level of care or service. This is entirely untrue. At Benchmark Cleaning & Supply we do state and national background checks on all of our employees before hiring them and, conduct work reference checks and face-to-face interviews before even considering them for employment.

Benchmark Employee Helps Citizen in Need

We are very proud of Benchmark Employee Timothy Pilz for being such a great samaritan and helping a local citizen in need. Click the link bellow to read the article in the Portland Press Herald and watch video about how Tim helped Sister Viola Lausier get out of the street and contacted authorities after she was hit by a car in a hit-and-run.


Biddeford Nun Hurt in Hit-and-Run is Grateful, Forgiving

Germ-Zapping Robots: Hospitals Combat Superbugs

Xenex Healthcare Services has created a germ zapping robot to disinfect patient rooms, operating rooms and other areas. Demonstrating some of the new and effective methods being used to fight Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) which are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.

Germ-Zapping Robots: Hospitals Combat Superbugs

Whats in Your Bucket: Part Three

Disinfectants: Part Three

Part three in this four part series talks about the standards and guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC). It also discusses the pros and cons of disinfectants.

The Benefits of Outsourcing Cleaning

Out of the Blue: The Newlife Cleaning Systems Cleaning Blog, does a great job in this blog discussing some of the benefits of outsourcing your cleaning services. They also cover some frequently asked questions about contract cleaning services and clear up some common misconceptions about outsourcing.

The Benefits of Outsourcing Cleaning

Whats in Your Bucket: Part Two

Disinfectants: Part Two

Learn about the proper regulatory labeling of disinfectants, what two look for when reading a germicide label, scientific guidelines and other government standards involving disinfectants and bloodborne pathogen removal, in part two of Whats in Your Bucket.

Whats in Your Bucket:Part Two

Whats in Your Bucket

Disinfectants: Part one

With flu season around the corner, it is important that high touch surfaces in your facility are properly cleaned and disinfected to help reduce the spread of viruses and infectious dieses. Click on the link below to read a great article by Darrel Hicks about proper cleaning and disinfection procedures.

Whats in Your Bucket

Maine Association of School Business Officals: Article on Outsourcing

Outsourcing Custodial:

By Mark Leslie

Outsourcing custodial services at schools may not be prevalent, but districts that do so are reporting some significant savings.

Innovative solutions, Exceptional services, Outstanding performance

"Benchmark Cleaning has been providing services to our company for over 20 years. We have always called on them to handle the refinishing of installed new tile floors or the restoration of old existing floors. Their knowledge and experience has allowed them to manage any situation that we have asked of them. Weather it be our periodic needs or the contractual cleaning of our retail stores or our corporate offices, they have always performed with outstanding results.