The benefits of developing and implementing a standards program are countless, and effective standardization can yield great returns. Professional cleaning operations are a model environment in which to implement standardization principals. 

The repetitive nature of the industry creates a situation in which consistently desirable results form the foundation for success. Minimizing variations in performance will improve the overall level of services delivered. Standards are also the basis for goal development and cohesive performance efforts among employees. 

Creating an environment in which all members of an operation know and understand what is expected of them has been proven to boost morale and improve cooperative team efforts.