Why Choose 1 Accord?
At 1 Accord, our name says it all. We strive to give harmony to our customers’ workplaces. Every day, our experienced team of cleaning professionals provides commercial cleaning, floor care, post construction cleaning and water damage restoration services at millions of square feet of facilities throughout Buffalo and Western New York. In doing so, we’re able to preserve the life of buildings, improve indoor air quality, reduce allergens, and create a healthier, safer, more pleasant work environment.
The best people.
State-of-the-art technology and equipment.
Green cleaning products.
About the Owner
1 Accord was founded in 2008 by Sherman W. Washington, an expert in the commercial cleaning industry. Over the course of his 30-year career, he has served as an executive housekeeper in the hospitality industry and an area manager with Aramark Service Company. He has also developed cleaning programs for such large-scale facilities as the Buffalo DuPont factory and the Walden Galleria Mall.
Sherman is a noted authority in antimicrobial cleaning and air quality, and has served as a senior trainer in commercial cleaning, and cleaning procedures and applications. In 2014, he was also chosen as Entrepreneur Protégé of the Year by the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Emerging Minority Entrepreneur Enterprise Program.
In the Community
The team at 1 Accord is committed to giving back to the community in which we live and work. We currently operate a mentoring program in which we educate youth in the Buffalo area about entrepreneurial essentials, including work ethic, and brand and character development. Our company also offers employment for the disabled through New York State Industries for the Disabled (NYSID).