What Cleaning Supplies Does an Office Need?

Whilst you may need specific supplies for certain office spaces, you’ll usually need disinfectants, microfibre cloths, vacuum cleaners, carpet cleaners, and steamers. In this blog we’ll explore the best practices for selecting and sourcing cleaning supplies for your office.

As a comprehensive commercial cleaning company that offers both office cleaning services and a wide range of cleaning supplies, we have first-hand knowledge of the best cleaning chemicals on offer, and the most cost-effective solutions available to facilities managers and business owners looking to keep their office looking Pristine.

Contents of This Article

General List of Supplies for Offices

ChemicalsFirst, we’ll go through a comprehensive list of supplies that an office requires for the office, washroom, and kitchen.

Best Practices for Storing Cleaning Supplies

Then we’ll discuss the best practices for storing cleaning supplies, taking into account safety and practical considerations.

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Chemicals

We’ll then discuss the importance of using eco-friendly cleaning chemicals, and how using these products can help to save costs.

Outsourcing Cleaning Supplies Management

Finally, we’ll discuss the advantages of outsourcing the sourcing of cleaning supplies, and how for some organisations, it can actually help to reduce costs and save valuable resources.

List of General Cleaning Supplies for an Office

  • Cleaning PPECleaning agents
  • Glass cleaners
  • Disinfectants
  • Microfiber cloths and wipes
  • Scrub brushes and sponges
  • Brooms, dustpans, and mops
  • Trash bags
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Carpet cleaners or steamers
  • Floor polish or wax

Whilst this provides a general guide, the final list of supplies required for your office will depend on the specifics of your office, such as it’s size, the materials used on surfaces, and much more. For the most cost effective cleaning solutions contact a member of our team for advice on what cleaning supplies you’ll need for your office.

What Cleaning Supplies are Required for a Washroom?

  • Toilet bowl cleaners
  • Hand sanitizers and soap dispensers
  • Paper towels and toilet paper

We offer a wide range of washroom cleaning supplies across a broad selection of suppliers and brands, helping you to find the perfect solution for your washroom environment. Learn more about our range of washroom supplies and equipment here.

What Cleaning Supplies are Required for a Kitchen?

  • Chef Chopping VegetablesDish Soap and Detergent
  • Surface Disinfectants for Countertops and Appliances
  • Trash Bins and Liners

If your organisation has a commercial-grade kitchen (such as a canteen) then it’s likely that you’ll need more specific cleaning supplies to get the job done. Contact a member of our team to learn more about the chemicals that are specifically designed to clean commercial kitchens effectively.

How to Store Office Cleaning Supplies?

housekeeping chemicalsEfficiently storing and organising cleaning supplies saves time and effort. Set up a dedicated cleaning supply closet or storage area and label each item for easy identification. Implement inventory management systems to keep track of stock levels and streamline restocking processes. By maintaining a well-organised cleaning supply system, you can ensure that essential supplies are always readily available.

We’ve provided a guide on the best practices for storing cleaning chemicals. Head over to ‘Where should cleaning chemicals be stored’ for more information.

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Supplies

There are a range of benefits in using eco-friendly cleaning supplies over traditional ones.

Eco Friendly Cleaning Chemicals Blog ImageBenefits of using Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products:

  • Cost Savings
  • Reduced Waste
  • Improved Efficiency
  • Healthier & Happier Workforce
  • Brand Benefits & Meeting Sustainability Regulations

Learn more about how using eco-friendly cleaning products can provide a range of business benefits, such as cost savings, reduced waste, and improved operational efficiency in our latest article. Head over to ‘Eco Friendly Cleaning Supplies – The Business Benefits for more information.

Here at Pristine, we’re connected to a wide range of supplies across the country, allowing for a broad selection of eco-friendly cleaning supplies. Learn more about our range of eco friendly cleaning supplies here.

How do I choose the right cleaning chemicals for my office?

Clean OfficeOnce you have an idea on roughly the size of your office, it’s surfaces, how much you’d like to spend, the quality of the clean, and the importance you place on eco-friendliness, you’ll be in a great position to decide on the right cleaning chemicals for your office.

Ultimately, to get the best advice, you should consider consulting a team of commercial cleaning professionals for the most cost-effective and up to date advice available. Contact our team today for valuable recommendations based on your requirements, helping you to make informed decisions.

Improving Efficiency When Ordering Cleaning Supplies

With our comprehensive outsourced cleaning supplies solution, you can say goodbye to the hassle of individually ordering and managing various cleaning products. We take care of everything, from sourcing high-quality cleaning agents to providing a wide range of cleaning tools and equipment. By streamlining the procurement process, we ensure that you have the right supplies at the right time, without any disruptions to your office cleaning schedule.

Cleaning Supplies BlogSave Time and Resources

Outsourcing your cleaning supplies needs to us allows you to free up valuable time and resources that can be better utilised for other core business activities. Instead of spending hours researching and ordering cleaning products, let our experts handle the entire process. We have the industry knowledge and experience to select the most suitable cleaning supplies for your specific needs, ensuring maximum cost effectiveness and efficiency.

Cost Savings

In addition to saving time and resources, our comprehensive service offers significant cost savings. As a cleaning company with strong supplier relationships, we can secure competitive pricing on a wide range of cleaning supplies. By leveraging our purchasing power, we pass those savings on to you. You can enjoy cost-effective pricing without compromising on the quality of the cleaning products you receive.


By outsourcing your cleaning supplies management, you can improve efficiency, save time and resources, achieve cost savings, and embrace a more eco-friendly approach. Allow us to simplify your office cleaning routine while you focus on what matters most: running a successful business. Contact us today to experience the convenience and excellence of our comprehensive outsourced cleaning supplies solution.

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