Clean & Disinfect Schools for Influenza

How to Clean & Disinfect Schools To Stop The Flu

Cleaning and disinfecting are part of a broad approach to preventing infectious diseases in schools. To help slow the spread of influenza (flu), measures include covering coughs and sneezes, washing hands, and keeping sick people away from others. Below are tips on how to slow the spread of flu specifically through cleaning and disinfecting.Know the difference between cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing. Cleaning removes germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces or objects. Cleaning works by using soap (or detergent) and [...]

Athletic Facility Cleaning for MRSA

Cleaning & Disinfecting Athletic Facilities for MRSA

Shared equipment that comes into direct skin contact should be cleaned after each use and allowed to dry. Equipment, such as helmets and protective gear, should be cleaned according to the equipment manufacturers’ instructions to make sure the cleaner will not harm the item.Athletic facilities such as locker rooms should always be kept clean whether or not MRSA infections have occurred among the athletes. Review cleaning procedures and schedules with the janitorial/environmental service staff. Cleaning procedures should focus on commonly touched [...]

MRSA Bacteria

Environmental Cleaning & Disinfecting for MRSA

What’s the difference between cleaners, sanitizers, and disinfectants?Cleaners or detergents are products that are used to remove soil, dirt, dust, organic matter, and germs (like bacteria, viruses, and fungi). Cleaners or detergents work by washing the surface to lift dirt and germs off surfaces so they can be rinsed away with water. The same thing happens when you wash your hands with soap and water or when you wash dishes. Rinsing is an important part of the cleaning process. [...]

Environmental Cleaning

Why Hire a Business Cleaning Company?

There are two parts to the cleaning industry: residential and commercial. Maid services are the major component of the residential consumer market, which deals primarily with cleaning houses. Specialized companies that clean carpets, windows, and other things that are needed less frequently also exist on the residential market. Janitorial services, on the other hand, meet the needs of businesses and usually offer more services than residential cleaners. There are several reasons why a business may use a business cleaning service. [...]