CrestClean Commercial Cleaning Tauranga

Jan Lichtwark Tauranga Regional ManagerTauranga Regional Details

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0800 273 780

Manager: Jan Lichtwark
Mobile: 021 300 452
Phone: (07) 578 3890
Fax: 0800 273 781
Email: jan@crestclean.co.nz
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“I love to empower these people and show them the benefits of choosing Crest and how Crest can make their working lives hygienic and healthy”. Jan Lichtwark

CrestClean Tauranga offers consistent and reliable commercial cleaning services that always leave your premises clean, fresh, and hygienic.

Having strong compliances helps us achieve the highest standards of service delivered by well-trained cleaning teams.

Tauranga Regional Manager Jan Lichtwark focuses on customer service and customer satisfaction. As a result, Jan has expanded the number of corporate customers and as a lifetime resident of the region, understands the region’s growth.

Five steps to the best clean you’ve ever seen

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    Health & Safety

    How we work with you to meet your Health and Safety Compliances.

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    Our Environment

    Environmental Choice approved cleaning services that let us all breathe easy.

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    Training

    We’ve raised cleaning standards through our training and skills development.

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    Security

    We provide security vetted personnel who respect your premises and property.

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    Customer Care

    Our service is consistent and reliable, with local regional managers.

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Our Services

Contract Commercial Cleaning

From ‘around the clock’ to daily or weekly services; contract cleaning is our main service, carried out in strict accordance with a ‘Schedule of Duties’.

Window Cleaning

Clearly cleaner windows and glass. We bring more than just a squeaky clean attitude to your windows and glass cleaning – we bring innovation.

Carpet Cleaning

CrestClean's convenient and professional carpet cleaning service will extend the life of your carpets, improve health and hygiene, and save you money.

Hard Floor Care

We love hard floors; it’s where we really shine. We have trained, experienced personnel in each region who are skilled at maintaining hard floors.

Pest Control

Our fully trained technicians specialise in Integrated Pest Management, the most effective and environmentally responsible approach to pest control.

Property Caretaking

Contracting out the caretaking role takes another burden off school principals. We set up maintenance schedules and supply the tools and equipment to do it right.

Need Pest Control?

PestCo is the pest control division of Crest Commercial Cleaning Ltd. Our pest control technicians are registered with the Pest Management Association of New Zealand (PMANZ), and annual upskilling keeps them abreast of industry innovations and compliances.

  • 100%
    100% New Zealand owned and locally operated in each region.
  • 1996
    Crest has been serving happy customers since 1996.
  • 606
    606 franchised business operators in New Zealand.
  • 1695
    1695 personnel in New Zealand alone.
  • 4378
    4378 Business and education customers in New Zealand.
  • 1,934,284
    Total hours worked in the last 12 months.

Featured Tauranga News

December 2017
Charging is a doddle as this CrestClean e-NV200 stops for a power top up at Tauranga’s Bayfair Shopping Centre.

Crest van leads the charge to all-electric vehicles

It’s no wonder this gleaming CrestClean all-electric van is turning heads in Tauranga. With its bright graphics, depicting “Lovin’ our ZERO EMISSION vehicle”, the Nissan e-NV200 was unmissable to visitors arriving at the city’s Bayfair Shopping Centre. Its owner, Tauranga franchisee Jon Moon, is not only switched on to the

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November 2017

Wasp nest the size of six rugby balls

The buzz of becoming homeowners took on a whole new meaning for a Tauranga couple when they found a huge wasp nest the size of six rugby balls under the lounge floor. Michael Melville-Barton got a huge surprise after crawling under the Otumoetai property to replace a faulty TV aerial

Full Story
October 2017

A business with Crest fulfils couple’s dream

They hadn’t quite bargained for the friendly advice and offers of support that would come in bucket loads from fellow business owners and CrestClean’s Tauranga Regional Manager. It was that warm welcome in particular that soon had Meti Tagica and her husband Seta feeling settled and part of the CrestClean

Full Story
September 2017

Crest’s boss celebrates franchisees’ success

Tauranga franchisees had a special visitor to help them celebrate their training success. CrestClean’s Managing Director Grant McLauchlan was in the city for the company’s annual Team Meeting and he was delighted to pass on his congratulations to the trio. Renier Pretorius, Alex Lopez and Sandeep Vikash received their Master

Full Story
September 2017

Five years celebrated as business owners

When cabinet maker Binesh Naidu looked at the family budget he knew he needed to do something soon as the demand for his skills was in decline. It was 2012 and the building slump was hitting hard in Tauranga and Binesh and his wife Mani were worried about having enough

Full Story
July 2017

Top marks for keeping kindy clean

Making sure kids have a clean and hygienic place to play is paramount for Alex Lopez. As a dad himself, the CrestClean franchisee loves his job looking after two kindergartens in the Tauranga area where he sets the bar high in terms of cleanliness. And his work ethic and attention

Full Story
July 2017

Charity delighted at free-cleaning offer

When Tauranga’s Regional Manager was contacted by a local charity his subsequent visit to quote for the job had a totally unexpected outcome for everyone. After hearing how Homes of Hope offers a lifeline to children who have suffered abuse or trauma, Jan Lichtwark knew straight away he wanted to

Full Story
June 2017

Vehicles under scrutiny during audits

Tauranga franchisees got a big tick at the latest twice-yearly audit of their CrestClean vehicles. Jason Cheng, Waikato/Bay of Plenty Quality Assurance Co-ordinator, was impressed at the level of compliance to CrestClean’s Health and Safety requirements. Franchisees’ vehicles are audited regularly to ensure they meet compliance guidelines as part of

Full Story
May 2017

Chef finds Crest is recipe for success

What do cooking and cleaning have in common? Well quite a lot, says Sandeep Vikash, who as well as a well-seasoned chef is a rising star in the cleaning industry. As CrestClean’s latest addition to the Tauranga team, Sandeep is proving to be a sizzling success at his new found

Full Story
May 2017

Mice season triggers urgent warning

PestCo’s Mike Wills has a tiny destructive house invader firmly in his sights. With winter around the corner, Mike is warning people to take action now to avoid having a family of unwelcome guests invading a home or business property. When cold weather arrives it’s a strong signal for mice

Full Story
April 2017

Home overrun by roach invaders

PestCo’s Mike Wills thought he’s seen it all. Dealing with cockroaches is all part of his job as PestCo’s Service Technician – but what happened during a visit to a Tauranga home stunned the experienced bug expert. He was carrying out a treatment for spiders and cockroaches at the rural

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January 2017

Globetrotting planned to celebrate 10 years with Crest

Rakesh Bhan credits his strong Christian faith and some divine intervention for paving the way when he fled Fiji with his wife and young daughter as civil unrest gripped the Pacific island nation. The family came to New Zealand 2001 and now 16 years on life has never been better, says Rakesh

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All Tauranga News

  • Crest van leads the charge to all-electric veh...

    Charging is a doddle as this CrestClean e-NV200 stops for a power top up at Tauranga’s Bayfair Shopping Centre.

    Charging is a doddle as this CrestClean e-NV200 stops for a power top up at Tauranga’s Bayfair Shopping Centre. It’s no wonder this gleaming CrestClean all-electric van is turning heads in Tauranga. With its bright graphics, depicting “Lovin’ our ZERO ...

    FULL STORY
  • Wasp nest the size of six rugby balls

    PestCo service technician Mike Wills and Gemma Melville-Barton with part of the huge wasp nest he removed from the Tauranga property. The nest, seen partially exposed, was the size of six rugby balls. The buzz of becoming homeowners took on a whole new meaning for ...

    FULL STORY
  • A business with Crest fulfils couple’s dream

    Meti Tagica, with her children Lia, Kara, and Seta. They hadn’t quite bargained for the friendly advice and offers of support that would come in bucket loads from fellow business owners and CrestClean’s Tauranga Regional Manager. It was that warm welcome in ...

    FULL STORY
  • Crest’s boss celebrates franchisees’ succe...

    Renier Pretorius, Alex Lopez and Sandeep Vikash receive their awards from Grant McLauchlan, CrestClean’s Managing Director. Tauranga franchisees had a special visitor to help them celebrate their training success. CrestClean’s Managing Director Grant ...

    FULL STORY
  • Five years celebrated as business owners

    Nag Mani and Binesh Naidu receive their Certificate of Long Service from CrestClean's Managing Director Grant McLauchlan (left) and Tauranga Regional Manager Jan Lichtwark. When cabinet maker Binesh Naidu looked at the family budget he knew he needed to do ...

    FULL STORY
  • Top marks for keeping kindy clean

    Alex Lopez enjoys keeping everything clean at Inspired Otumoetai. With him is Jacqui Pritchard, Head Teacher. Making sure kids have a clean and hygienic place to play is paramount for Alex Lopez. As a dad himself, the CrestClean franchisee loves his job looking ...

    FULL STORY
  • Charity delighted at free-cleaning offer

    CrestClean’s Jan Lichtwark presents a vacuum cleaner to Robyn Walker at Homes of Hope. When Tauranga’s Regional Manager was contacted by a local charity his subsequent visit to quote for the job had a totally unexpected outcome for everyone. After hearing ...

    FULL STORY
  • Vehicles under scrutiny during audits

    Jason Cheng, Waikato/Bay of Plenty Quality Assurance Co-ordinator, with Tauranga franchisee Jaeyong Shim. Tauranga franchisees got a big tick at the latest twice-yearly audit of their CrestClean vehicles. Jason Cheng, Waikato/Bay of Plenty Quality Assurance ...

    FULL STORY
  • Award gets pride of place in home

    Shailesh Chandra and Ravina Prasad receive their Certificate of Long Service from Jan Lichtwark, CrestClean’s Tauranga Regional Manager. There wasn’t a moment’s hesitation when they were asked what they plan to do with their framed Long Service Award ...

    FULL STORY
  • Chef finds Crest is recipe for success

    Sandeep and Ashley Vikash enjoy cooking at their Tauranga home. What do cooking and cleaning have in common? Well quite a lot, says Sandeep Vikash, who as well as a well-seasoned chef is a rising star in the cleaning industry. As CrestClean’s latest ...

    FULL STORY
  • Mice season triggers urgent warning

    Snap-traps are among the methods used on mice by PestCo’s Mike Wills. PestCo’s Mike Wills has a tiny destructive house invader firmly in his sights. With winter around the corner, Mike is warning people to take action now to avoid having a family of ...

    FULL STORY
  • Home overrun by roach invaders

    Mike Wills found a rat station had been invaded by American cockroaches. PestCo’s Mike Wills thought he’s seen it all. Dealing with cockroaches is all part of his job as PestCo’s Service Technician - but what happened during a visit to a Tauranga home ...

    FULL STORY
  • Act now to prevent a rat invasion

    PestCo Service Technician Mike Wills with the latest in bait stations. PestCo Service Technician Mike Wills is waging war on rodents as cooler conditions see a surge in rats seeking indoor shelter. Mike is warning business owners to take action now to avoid the ...

    FULL STORY
  • Globetrotting planned to celebrate 10 years wi...

    Rakesh Bhan and his wife Mohini are planning a trip to the Holy Land after receiving a $2000 travel voucher from Crest. Rakesh Bhan credits his strong Christian faith and some divine intervention for paving the way when he fled Fiji with his wife and young ...

    FULL STORY
  • Business owners have every reason to jump for ...

    Tauranga franchisees Malcolm Brown and Alex Lopaz share the New Franchisee of the Year Award. Malcolm Brown and Alex Lopaz are not only Crest’s rising stars in Tauranga they are polished performers in every way. Jan Lichtwark says the hardworking franchisees ...

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Tauranga Areas Serviced

Jan was born and bred in the Tauranga region and became Regional Manager in 2010. In the five years since, he’s doubled the number of Franchisees in the region and expanded the services on offer to include carpet cleaning, consumables, and property maintenance. Jan also provided the proving ground for CrestClean’s popular new Pure Water Window Cleaning System.

“Tauranga has a lot to offer people from young to old which has meant that it’s one of the fastest growing cities in NZ,” says Jan.

Previously with Goodman Fielder, Jan loves the focus on customer service and customer satisfaction that comes with being Regional Manager. He has expanded the number of corporate customers served by CrestClean and, as a lifelong resident, understands the region’s growth.

He’s deeply involved in Tauranga community activities, from sporting events to fundraisers, and he and his wife are now raising three young children.

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CrestClean Tauranga are Proud Members of:

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Tauranga Areas Serviced

Bellevue

Bethlehem

Brookfield

Gate Pa

Greerton

Judea

Matua

Mt Maunganui

Otumoetai

Papamoa

Pyes Pa

Tauranga City

Waihi

Tauriko

Te Puna

Te Puke

Welcome Bay

Katikati

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Crest Commercial Cleaning Ltd

P O Box 740
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand
Telephone: +64-3-477 1126
Fax: +64-3-477 1194

Email: service@crestclean.co.nz

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