Restaurants are often competitive when it comes to food and pricing, but missing the mark, or even negligent when it comes to cleanliness and comfort, particularly of their washrooms, to their own detriment.
63% of Americans have had an unpleasant experience in a public restroom due to the condition of the facilities.
82% of those Americans complained of a really bad smell.
73% described the overall appearance as dirty, unkempt or old.
64% of Americans admitted to operating the toilet flusher with their foot.
“… Patrons think poorly of businesses with dirty restrooms. Most Americans say that a messy restroom signifies poor management and shows the business doesn’t care about its appearance or its customers.” – Restaurant Hospitality Editors, on the 2016 Healthy Handwashing Survey 
4 out of 5 customers would avoid a restaurant altogether if the bathroom was dirty.
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Negative online reviews would deter 89% of Americans from visiting a restaurant Sofidel, leading provider of toilet tissue.
52% of Americans say they would “definitely” or “probably” spend more money at businesses with well-maintained restrooms.
86% of Americans equate the cleanliness of a restaurant’s restroom with the cleanliness of its kitchen!
Additionally, customers are very vocal about bad experiences they’ve had, and post poor online reviews on Google, Yelp and other platforms. So, dirty restrooms are not something that businesses in the food industry, no matter how large, can afford to neglect.
According to cleaning industry leaders ISSA and Clorox Professional Products Co., out of food industry professionals surveyed.
4 in 5 say restroom cleaning is hard
58% say there is too little time.
45% say there is too much foot traffic
18% lack effective cleaning products
As we see it, there are 3 main options; let’s examine the pros and cons of each:
Our solution automates toilet bowl cleaning because:
Since it is the most disgusting of the cleaning tasks in the washroom, it is likely the task which employees would prefer not to do.Due to its ongoing use, the toilet likely needs to be cleaned the most frequently
Let’s face it, nothing ruins a customer’s appetite, faster than a visibly dirty toilet.
The Before & After image (right) shows the dried-on dirt, Giddel dislodged in just one Cycle!
Speaking of efficacy, Giddel is time-effective with approximately a 5-minute cleaning cycle and a 1-hour max charging cycle with a long-battery life.
Giddel is also cost-effective; at $299.99 USD, Giddel is less than the typical cost of a full-time employee for a single week.