You’re likely too familiar with how challenging it can be to clean an occupied patient room. However, routine cleaning and disinfecting is critical to reducing the spread of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).
Commercial disinfectants are important to killing illness-causing germs and bacteria on surfaces that the people in your building touch regularly. Having the right chemical disinfectant can help ensure that your facility is clean and safe. There are several types of chemical disinfectants that can be used by your janitorial staff to maintain the cleanliness of the surfaces in your building The type of chemical disinfectant your cleaning team uses in your facility depends on a few factors. These factors will help you decide which chemical disinfectant is most compatible with your businesses’ unique needs.
Illness-causing germs, also known as pathogens, are easily spread throughout your facility. Routine disinfection is the most effective way to minimize the spread of germs.
Carpet extractors are a powerful tool for cleaning and maintaining the carpets in your facility. Like with any janitorial equipment, there may be some issues that require extra attention from you and your cleaning staff. One of the most common and easily preventable issues you may encounter with your carpet extractor is foaming in the recovery tank.
If you’ve been looking for a way to make your cleaning program safer, more efficient, and more sustainable, an orbital floor scrubber may be a good investment for your facility. Orbital scrubbers use advanced technology to make the process of cleaning your facility’s floors easier than with a mop and bucket or a traditional disc automatic floor scrubber.
When you have a wet floor, floor signs are a great way to indicate the presence of slip and fall hazards in your facility. They can also be used to indicate a general risk to your building’s guests.
Did you know you can save between $600-$1200 per pound of soil removal by using a properly maintained entryway matting system? Removing dirt from your facility’s floors through sweeping, vacuuming, and mopping is time-consuming and costly, but using entry mats can dramatically reduce the presence of tracked dirt on your floors helping to save you money on removal costs.
Winter can be harsh on your facility’s hard floors so it’s important to take a different approach in the winter to account for increased soils and winter weather. The processes that would typically work during the summer or other seasons may not work now to keep your floors protected. As winter approaches, you may be wondering what changes you might need to make to your hard floor maintenance routine to protect and extend the life of your floors.