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Special Services

Custodial Services unit can provide any level of service that your faculty or department requires. To inquire about supplementary custodial services please contact Joseph Sanguedolce (Manager, Custodial Services) at 416-736-5856 or email sjoseph@yorku.ca to arrange a meeting to discuss your requirements, and to receive a quotation for services.

The following services are available at the cost of supplying the service and may be initiated by a Facilities Services - Service Request.

For services over and above the posted frequency levels please submit a Facilities Services - Service Request.

  • Interior glass cleaning
  • Exterior glass cleaning
  • High frequency carpet maintenance
  • Shampoo upholstered furniture
  • Special events assistance / table & chair set-ups
  • Restricted area cleaning
  • Wall washing
  • Weekend Custodial Services

Requests for weekend cleaning and/or any other special cleaning service requirements should be requested at a minimum of two weeks prior to the day the services are required via the Facilities Services - Service Request procedure.

Our Rates

Facilities Services, Custodial Services recovers costs of all additional services through an hourly charge to the requesting faculty/department through the submission of a Facilities Services, Service Request. The following hourly rates have been established for Custodial Services for the current fiscal year, 2020 - 2021:

Custodial Services during normal operating hours$34.25 / hour
Custodial Services after hours and weekends$51.37 / hour
Custodial Services on Statutory Holidays$68.50 / hour

These hourly rates represent wages, benefits and overhead costs incurred by Custodial Services and are adjusted as required to reflect changes in the internal costs for the delivery of services and products /supplies used.  Should the service being covered by Custodial Services necessitates the supply of an extraordinary amount of washroom consumables and/or other supplies, they will be charged back to the Service Request.

Overtime rates apply to all services provided outside a normal defined shift or on an emergency basis after regular shift hours.  Efforts are made to notify the client in advance of emergency overtime requirements.

Please note, an emergency call-ins outside the normal shift hours is subject to a 3-hour minimal charge. Based on the emergency, additional staff may be called in.