Press Releases

Five Stones Scholarships 2017 - 03/14/2017

For the tenth year in a row, the Five Stones Foundation is providing scholarships to ESS Clean, Inc.

Financial Peace University (FPU) Classes Offered Again - No Cost Starting February 21st! - 01/24/2016

Have you been struggling to keep your finances in order?

Have you tried to keep a budget and failed time and again?

Are you confused about the difference between a Mutual

Paul Taylor, President of ESS Clean, Selected to Join the BSCAI Board of Directors - 01/01/2014

Paul Taylor, President of ESS Clean, has been selected to be on the BSCAI Board of Directors. This is an honor and an achievement within our industry. Paul will also chair the membership committee.

Community Service Day planned for ESS Clean to Repack Food Donated in Bulk to the Eastern Illinois Foodbank in early November, $1,000 donation to be presented - 10/09/2015

ESS Clean is looking forward to volunteering to repack bulk food at the Eastern Illinois Foodbank in early November. Improving the lives of our team and communty is something that drives decisions and efforts made by ESS Clean.

ESS Clean to be presented with the BSCAI Arthur C. Barraclough Company Community Service Award at National BSCAI Convention in October 2015 - 09/18/2015

 ESS Clean, Inc. has been selected as the winner of this year’s BSCAI Arthur C. Barraclough Company Community Service Award.  This award is a testament to ESS Clean, Inc.’s dedication to its community service programs.

ESS Clean, Inc. Celebrates 20 Years in Business! - 10/09/2015

ESS Clean, Inc. celebrated 20 years in business on Friday, October 2nd with an open house. Brats, Burgers, and Hotdogs were served and several attending enjoyed tours of the facility. 

ESS Clean, Inc. named 2014 BSCAI Image Award for Mid-Size Company Winner! - 08/20/2015

ESS Clean, Inc. has been selected as a winner of the 2014 BSCAI Image Award for Mid-Size Company. BSCAI is proud to recognize member companies whose marketing furthers the reputation of the building service contractor industry as a whole.

BSCAI Names ESS Clean as the Mid-Size Company 2013 BSCAI Safety Award Winner! - 11/10/2014

ESSClean, Inc. has been selected as a winner of the 2013 BSCAI Safety Award: Category B.  BSCAI is proud to recognize member companies whose safety record furthers the reputation of the building service contractor industry as a whole.

Five Stones Foundation Scholarships 2015 - 01/15/2015

For the seventh year in a row, the Five Stones Foundation is providing scholarships to ESS Clean, Inc.

FSF Board Announces Scholarships for 2014 - 08/26/2014

For the sixth year in a row, the Five Stones Foundation is providing scholarships to ESS Clean, Inc.

Annie's House of Hope - 08/26/2014

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.

ESS Clean, Inc. named 2012 Best Company Website for a Mid-Size Company by BSCAI - 11/10/2013

                    

ESS Clean, Inc. Participating in Effingham County Relay for Life - 07/11/2013

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.

Financial Peace Class Starting January 27 - 12/19/2012

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.

ESS Builds Community Garden for Service Day - 08/26/2012

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.

$10,000 in Scholarships Awarded to ESS Team - 06/15/2012

The Five Stones Foundation awarded $10,000 in scholarships for the 2012/2013 school year.

Team Members Graduate Financial Peace - 04/18/2012

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.

Area Manager Receives Dale Carnegie Certification - 03/29/2012

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.

Scholarships Offered for Fall 2012 - 02/01/2012

The Five Stones Foundation will be offering Scholarships once again to ESS employees and their children.  Five Stones believes that education is important and that a college degree can result in a higher paying job.

Aerial Lift Training Certificates Awarded - 01/10/2012

Several members of the ESS Management and Special Services Teams earned their Aerial Lift Training Certificates after a cold January training day.

Taylor Becomes LEED Green Associate - 10/27/2011

Paul Taylor, ESS Clean, Inc. President has attained the designation of LEED Green Associate on October 27, 2011.  

FSF Board Announces Scholarships for 2011 - 06/14/2011

For the third year in a row, the Five Stones Foundation is providing scholarships to ESS Clean, Inc.

ESS Achieves Cleaning Industry Management Standard - 06/02/2011

ESS Clean has recently achieved designation as a CIMS Certified Organization.  CIMS stands for Cleaning Industry Management Standard and was developed under the auspices of the ISSA (the worldwide cleaning industry association) by industry experts.  CIMS is the first consensus-based management st

New Commercial Carpet Maintenance Certification - 05/15/2011

Ryan Clements, Bryan Drake, Tony Neal, Kevin Copass and Terry Patton recently attended a two-day certification class at the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration (IICRC) to study and develop skills for Commercial Carpet Cleaning and Maintenance.

ESS Offers College Scholarships for Fall 2011 - 03/08/2011

Five Stones Foundation is offering College Scholarships for ESS Employees and their children for Fall 2011.  The time to apply is NOW!

U of I Publication Features ESS Clean Founder - 02/03/2011

Paul Taylor, founder of ESS Clean, Inc. graduated from the University of Illinois Ag. Engineering Department in 1994.  The Ag. Engineering publication recently featured ESS Clean.

Sharing Contract Cleaning Industry Insights - 09/08/2013

Paul Taylor, a veteran in the Building Service industry shares with other industry professionals on healthcare reform and the affordable care act

FSF Scholarship Winners Announced - 08/01/2010

The Five Stones Foundation has announced its scholarship winners for the 2010-11 school year

ESS Featured in Janitorial Industry Publication - 05/01/2010

President and Founder of ESS Clean, Paul Taylor, Interviewed by Contracting Profits Magazine

Contract Cleaning Company Heads Service Project - 04/25/2010

Team Members from ESS Clean, Inc. Pitched In to Build a Kitchen for Restoration Urban Ministries