Annie’s House of Hope

ESS Clean Inc. has partnered with the New Hope Church to renovate and repair a home that is owned by the church. Annie’s House of Hope will serve as a temporary transitional living space for women who have recently been released from the prison system in Illinois. The New Hope Church’s vision is to help [...]

By | 2017-07-06T14:40:17+00:00 August 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|

ESS Clean, Inc. named 2012 Best Company Website for a Mid-Size Company by BSCAI

Urbana, IL – ESS Clean, Inc. announced today that it has been named the Best Company Website for a Mid-Size Company and were recognized in the August/September issue of SERVICES magazine as well as online at  The award was present by the Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) which bestows the award annually to [...]

By | 2017-07-06T14:40:41+00:00 November 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Sharing Contract Cleaning Industry Insights

Paul Taylor, a veteran in the Building Service industry shares with other industry professionals on healthcare reform and the affordable care act The Building Service industry is much like any other when it comes to the hot potato topic of healthcare reform.  Businesses large and small are taking a proactive approach to prepare for new [...]

By | 2017-07-06T14:40:41+00:00 September 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|

ESS Clean, Inc. Participating in Effingham County Relay for Life

ESS Clean, Inc. is a Diamond level sponsor for the Effingham County Relay for Life event happening at the Teutopolis Junior High track 7/12/13. ESS has branches in Effingham, Bloomington, and Urbana. All ESS branches are supporting the event in different ways from donating items to a company-wide garage sale held at our Effingham Branch [...]

By | 2017-07-06T14:40:41+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Financial Peace Class Starting January 27

Every Spring, ESS offers an opportunity for Team Members to participate in the Financial Peace University class at no cost.  This year, class starts on January 27, 2013 and will meet every Sunday evening at 6pm for nine weeks.  Contact the office to sign up.

By | 2017-07-06T14:40:41+00:00 December 19th, 2012|Uncategorized|

ESS Builds Community Garden for Service Day

Twenty volunteers from ESS arrived at the corner of Lierman and Washington in Urbana on Saturday August 25, to build a community garden for a struggling neighborhood.  The LNAC (Liermann Neighborhood Action Committee) has been planning a community garden for six months.  ESS stepped up to provide workspace for preparing the raised garden beds, funds [...]

By | 2017-07-06T14:40:41+00:00 August 26th, 2012|Uncategorized|

$10,000 in Scholarships Awarded to ESS Team

The Five Stones Foundation awarded $10,000 in scholarships for the 2012/2013 school year.  As a result of our Core Value - "Improve the Lives of our Team", ESS formed and independent scholarship foundation called the Five Stones Foundation to award scholarships each year to ESS employees and their dependents.  The goal is to help alleviate [...]

By | 2017-07-06T14:40:41+00:00 June 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Team Members Graduate Financial Peace

Seven ESS Team Members completed Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University on Saturday, April 14, 2012.  Financial Peace University is an intense training program on personal finance.  ESS offers the class every spring at no cost to all ESS employees.  The class covers BUDGETING, RELATING WITH MONEY, GETTING OUT OF DEBT, BUYING INSURANCE, NEGOTIATING GOOD DEALS, [...]

By | 2017-07-06T14:40:41+00:00 April 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Area Manager Receives Dale Carnegie Certification

Bob Odell has joined the list of ESS Managers completing the Dale Carnegie course for personal development.  As a result, Bob has enhanced his interpersonal relations, stress-manangement and ability to handle a fast-changing work environment.  Bob joins several other ESS managers who have completed the course including Terry Patton, Operations Manager, Tony Neal, Special Services [...]

By | 2017-07-06T14:40:41+00:00 March 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|