- Ventilate rooms before cleaned
- Allow fresh air to circulate for at least 20 minutes. Leave all windows open during the entire cleaning process.
- Washing hands thoroughly before and after each cleaning
- Use soap and water, and scrub for at least 20 seconds
- We wear disposable gloves while cleaning.
- Gloves are thrown out after each cleaning. And we make sure to wash your hands immediately after gloves are removed.
- All machine-washable items are cleaned at the highest heat setting appropriate for the material.
- The room is cleaned, and then disinfected
- Cleaning is when you use soap or detergent and water to remove dirt, germs and impurities.
- Disinfecting refers to the use of chemicals like bleach or alcohol to kill germs. Doing both is the best way to reduce the spread of infection.
- Household bleach solutions are diluted, cleaning products with at least 70% alcohol are used
- NOTE: most common disinfectants registered by the Environmental Protection Agency are believed to be effective against the coronavirus.
- Focus is put on frequently touched surfaces.
- Light switches, doorknobs, remote controls, and faucet handles are just a few of the areas we will disinfect.
- Vacuum and wipe down sofas, rugs, drapes, and other soft, porous surfaces.
- Carefully remove any visible dirt or grime, then use the appropriate cleaner for the material. If possible, machine-wash items according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Wash all linens at the highest heat setting recommended by the manufacturer.
- This includes bed sheets, mattress covers, hand and bath towels, kitchen towels, and blankets. We wear gloves when handling dirty laundry.
- Clean and disinfect laundry baskets and hampers.
- Use the laundry basket liner that’s machine washable.
- Empty the vacuum cleaner after every cleaning.
*This content is based on publicly available information from the CDC.
Things that get cleaned and Disinfected
- Fans and lamp chains
- Garbage and recycling bins
- Hard-backed chairs
- Light switches
- Remote controls
- Window sills and window handles
- Hangers and luggage racks
- Faucet handles
- Shower curtains and doors
- Showers and tubs
- Appliances: coffee maker, oven, dishwasher safe: ceramic bowls, kids’ plastic ware, etc.
- Condiments: oils salt and pepper shakers, commonly used spices and containers, etc.
- Cabinet handles and pulls
- Board games