Bathrooms, Washrooms and Toilets
Public bathrooms have a high footfall of users and are not necessarily the most hygienic of places, staying on top of cleaning to prevent the transmission of germs and bacteria is crucial in these areas. Public facilities are the perfect breeding ground for harbouring germs, with lots of hard to reach areas bacteria can soon build up. It is also important to keep on top of daily cleaning tasks to stop the build-up of every day grime and dirt.
TIP: It is important to remember that cleaning has to be carried out before disinfecting.
It is important to remember that cleaning has to be carried out before the disinfection process can occur. Cleaning by using water and detergent is an effective process to remove impurities such as dust and dirt; once the area has been cleaned disinfection can take place. Disinfection is a process that reduces the number of pathogenic micro-organisms through destruction or deactivation, by reducing the number of harmful micro-organisms surfaces are left hygienically clean.
- Always use personal protective equipment PPE when carrying out cleaning tasks - disposable gloves and aprons as a minimum.
- Always use detergent, sanitizer or disinfectant as directed by the label.
Areas to consider
These are critical areas that need to be hygienically clean at all times. Therefore, it is important to ensure that special attention is given to these areas. Thorough cleaning with a microfibre cloth and detergent, sanitiser or disinfectant is an ideal way to keep these high-risk touch points clean and germ free. Although, it is sometimes difficult to remove dirt from hard to reach areas. A Professional Steam Cleaner can be used as an alternative to disinfect without the need for aggressive chemicals. Accompanying accessories can be used to access those hard to reach areas, areas that are sometimes missed when cleaning with a standard microfibre cloth.
Sinks, Taps and Soap Dispensers
These are critical areas that need to be hygienically clean at all times. Therefore, it is important to ensure that special attention is given to these areas. Thorough cleaning with a microfibre cloth and detergent, sanitizer or disinfectant is an ideal way to keep these high risk touch points clean and germ free. Although, it is sometimes difficult to remove dirt from hard to reach areas. Professional Steam Cleaners can also be used to disinfect without the need for aggressive chemicals. Accompanying accessories can be used to access those hard to reach areas, areas that are sometimes missed when cleaning with a standard microfibre.
Urinals and toilets need to be cleaned thoroughly, paying attention to the toilet brush, toilet seat and the bowl. Bacteria thrive in moist damp areas so it's important to thoroughly clean toilet brushes regularly with bleach. Faecal matter can pose a threat to health, it's important to keep toilet and urinal areas hygienically clean to stop contamination. The toilet bowl can be cleaned using a microfibre cloth and detergent, sanitiser or disinfectant to reduce or kill most bacteria or germs. Alternatively, a Professional Steam Cleaner can be used as a chemical free method of disinfection, making Steam Cleaners the ideal all-round cleaning solution for hygiene critical areas.
Key touch points to consider
Door handles, switches, dispensers (soap, hand disinfection, hand paper, hand dryer, etc.), washroom handles (toilet flush, shower control, grab rail, emergency chord, etc.), toilet seats.
Compact Scrubber Dryers, like the Kärcher BR 30/4 C are ideal for cleaning floors in small spaces, quickly and efficiently. Alternatively, you can use a Professional Steam Cleaner with a vacuum function allows you to clean, disinfect and remove dirt in a single process. For contactless cleaning of larger areas - the AP 100/50 M makes regular cleaning of sanitary areas fast, thorough and safe. With a high- and low-pressure spray lance and Wet & Dry Vacuum Cleaner attachment, the AP 100/50 is ideal for regular cleaning of washrooms, changing areas, toilets kitchens and other sanitary areas, saving time and increasing safety compared to conventional cleaning methods.
Leave no room for doubt in an area where hygiene should be the number one priority.
Offices are highly exposed areas with high footfall making them vulnerable to dirt build-up and cross contamination.
In public areas where there is a high footfall such as canteens, corridors, communal areas and public employee break areas.
RECEPTION AREAS, CORRIDORS, ENTRANCE HALLS AND STAIRS
Reception offers the first impression into your business, for both staff and visitors. It is therefore important that receptions look clean and professional.