It has never been so important to keep our environment clean. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our way of living in many ways. This new focus on health and security is a big adjustment for many people. Commercial Cleaning Services of Idaho Falls can help you keep your business clean and safe for both employees and customers.
We have years of experience in commercial cleaning. We’d love to put our knowledge to work for you. Learn more about the cleaning services and our program for a clean business. In the meantime, you can use these tips to keep your facility safe.
Clean and Disinfect
You’ll need disposable gloves to begin cleaning and disinfecting. It would help if you did this for surfaces that are frequently touched. Tables, phone keys, light switches, and doorknobs are all examples of characters that get connected a lot. You can then start disinfecting.
Use EPA-registered products and adhere to the instructions provided on the label. You should use a disinfectant that is EPA-registered and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
Bleach is another option. Check the label of bleach to ensure it’s intended for disinfection and hasn’t passed its expiration date. Household bleach can be effective in killing coronaviruses when used correctly. The solutions should be allowed to sit on the surface of the water for at least one minute.
Do you want to make your bleach solution yourself? Try mixing five tablespoons of bleach per gallon of water. Four teaspoons of bleach per quart of water is also an option. You can also use alcohol solutions with at least 70% alcohol.
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For Soft Surfaces
Cleaning and disinfecting different surfaces requires different techniques. You can deal with soft surfaces like carpets, rugs, and drapes in a few different ways. Clean the surface using soap and water or any other cleaner that is suitable for the material. You should then wash the items. Use the highest temperature of water according to the instructions provided by the manufacturer. Completely dry all items. You can also disinfect the soft surfaces using a household cleaner that is registered with the EPA and meets its criteria for COVID-19.
Tips For Electronics
All of us know we should wash our hands often. We don’t talk about cleaning our electronic devices, which are often in our hands. It’s as if you haven’t washed your hands at all if you pick up a dirty phone after washing.
You can use a wipeable protector to protect your table, phone, and other electronic devices. You should also follow the manufacturer’s instructions for cleaning and disinfecting your device. In the current climate, many companies have released helpful cleaning tips for their devices. You can use alcohol-based sprays or wipes that contain 70% or more alcohol if you don’t have any instructions from the manufacturer. Make sure they are completely dry after you have finished.
When Someone is Sick
Knowing that someone is sick in your facility or office can be frightening. You may need to hire a professional to come and clean everything. If you decide to do it yourself, you will need to take certain steps.
- Close off any areas used by the sick person.
- Open windows and doors to increase airflow in the area. If you can, wait 24 to 48 hours before cleaning and disinfecting.
- You can now clean and disinfect the extent that this person visited. Be sure to clean and disinfect everything. You can then return to your regular cleaning and disinfecting procedures after a week.
Use these tips to ensure that anyone cleaning your home is doing so safely.
- Additional personal protective equipment may be required, in addition to gloves. It is important to wear this equipment, especially when there are chemicals involved. Be sure to dispose of gloves, gowns, and other items properly after you are finished.
- It is important to wash your hands properly, with soap and warm water, for at least 20 seconds. If you do not have soap or water, use hand sanitizer.
Help for Employees
You can also support your employees during this period. Education is important. Be sure that they know what they should and shouldn’t be doing to protect themselves or others and how to recognize COVID-19 symptoms.
Also, you should give them clear instructions on what to do in the event that they become ill or have been exposed by someone else who is sick. Develop company policies that will protect employees and provide training in the future.
Commercial Cleaning Services
We understand how difficult it can be to properly clean and disinfect an office. Our professional cleaning staff has been trained in COVID-19 disinfection and cleaning. We will take care of all the cleaning so that you can concentrate on giving your customers the best possible experience. Contact our scheduler to set up a plan for you. No one in Idaho Falls will maintain a professional look for your office better than Commercial Cleaning If.