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January 18, 20222

Many office businesses hire professional cleaners. However, oftentimes they’ll only come twice a week at the most. In those empty periods, a lot of things can happen that disrupt the workflow of your employees. What are some of the tools and equipment you need in order to help them keep the office orderly? Having a detailed office cleaning checklist can help maintain a safe and healthy work environment.

Upkeep For Employees

It’s a good idea for employees and workers to upkeep their office to help ensure it remains sanitary in between cleans. Here are some tips for workers to help maintain your office space. 

✔ Clean counters after preparing food 

           Shur Orange is perfect for cleaning & disinfecting any hard surfaces in the kitchen/break room.

✔ Remove old food from the office fridge

✔ Wipe down microwave if food spills

           Active-ate can help you clean stubborn build-up found in microwaves. Stainless Steel Cleaner helps leave your microwave and other stainless steel hardware looking brand new. 

✔ Clean your desk if after you eat

           In-cide is a popular option for everyday surface cleaning. Cleaning off desks & work areas with it not only sanitize & disinfect but its also a virucide, killing germs like Covid-19

✔ Clean spills immediately to prevent stains 

 

Make sure that cleaning chemicals and equipment are stocked and ready to be used at all times. 

Does your business have:

✔ Broom, mop & bucket

✔ Rags & disinfectants

✔ Glass Cleaner

✔ Vacuum 

✔Deodorizers

 

What About The Professional Cleaners

If you hire a cleaning company to clean your office, make sure that they’re doing everything you need. Many times, to save time rooms go uncleaned, or areas are not kept as much as you hoped. 

Here’s a list of supplies that every cleaning company should have before taking on your business cleaning needs. Let’s look at some spaces in your office to ask about when looking for a company to hire. 

 

Office Bathroom Cleaning Services

  • Sweep and mop floors with approved germicidal detergent solutions
  • Remove cobwebs
  • Clean and polish all mirrors, shelves, etc
  • Clean and disinfect vanity and polish chrome
  • Spot wipe handprints and soil from around doors and door handles
  • Clean and disinfect commodes and urinals with approved germicidal detergent solutions
  • Wipe partitions, tile walls, dispensers, and doors
  • Empty and clean towel receptacles
  • Remove waste paper and other refuse for sanitation collection
  • Replenish toilet tissue, soap, and towel dispensers

Kitchen Cleaning

  • Sweep and mop kitchen floors
  • Remove cobwebs
  • Dust blinds
  • Clean and disinfect sink and polish chrome
  • Clean and disinfect countertops
  • Wipe outside of cabinets
  • Clean and disinfect all table surfaces and chairs
  • Dust or wipe wall hangings as appropriate
  • Spot wipe handprints and soil from around doors and door handles
  • Vacuum carpets
  • Empty and re-line wastebaskets
  • Clean small appliances
  • wipe down the inside of the microwave with a degreaser
  • disassemble & clean inside the refrigerator (extra upcharge)

General Cleaning

  • Dust accessible windowsills, blinds
  • Perform high/low dusting in all accessible areas
  • Remove visible cobwebs
  • Wipe light switches, door handles, frames, and doors
  • Vacuum all carpeted areas
  • Dust or wipe wall hangings per specifications
  • Vacuum or brush sofa and chairs per specifications
  • Vacuum or dust mop hardwood floors including stairs
  • Mop hardwood floors including stairs
  • Clean telephones
  • Clean water fountains and water coolers.
  • Dust all cleared surfaces including desks, file cabinets, and other flat surfaces
  • Vacuum or brush desk cloth chairs, wipe arms/edges and dust chair bases as needed
  • Cleaning glass surfaces throughout the office
  • Emptying and re-line wastepaper baskets and other receptacles
  • Remove waste materials for sanitation pickup

Once you’ve found the cleaning company that works best with your business, things will start to run more smoothly. Leaving it in a good condition can help protect employees from accidents and diseases, as well as leave a good impression on visitors that come to your place of business.

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2 comments

  • Rachel Frampton

    March 1, 2022 at 2:11 am

    if I were to keep an office clean, I would make sure to hire a cleaning service that will keep the space organized. Thank you for sharing here as well the importance of disinfecting the space. I also agree with you that door handles most be wiped.

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  • Zachary Tomlinson

    March 28, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    It does make sense to seek out a cleaning company with the expertise and the tools for the job. I heard that my colleague is interested in continuing his uncle’s old business when something happens to him. I’ll be sure to share this with him so he’d consider finding one after taking charge of the business.

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