Tag Archive: cleaning advice

May 23

Sanitise, clean, descale, your kitchen

This blog post will cover best practice for sanitising kitchen equipment. Sanitising kitchen equipment Apply kitchen sanitiser onto a cloth according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Clean the equipment surface. You should rinse the surface thoroughly with water after having applied the sanitiser to remove any traces of chemical residue. Dry the surface with a disposable …

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May 02

Dusting hard surfaces and removing cobwebs

This blog post will cover best practice for dusting hard surfaces. Dusting hard surfaces Ensure that you have an appropriate duster or soft damp cloth. Check that any furniture polish you may use while you are dusting is appropriate for the furniture in question, refer to the manufacturer’s instructions. Dust systematically with a specific path …

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Apr 11

Cleaning glass, mirrors, and polishing brass

This blog post will deal with best practice for cleaning glass and mirrors, and polishing brass and brightwork. Cleaning glass and mirrors Using an appropriate glass cleaner, spray the solution onto a cloth or paper wiper, according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Wipe the glass surface or mirror with the cloth or paper wiper until clean, …

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Mar 28

Sanitising surfaces

This blog post is going to cover best practice for sanitising surfaces. Sanitising Hard Surfaces Remove any obvious pieces of dirt from the surface to be cleaned. Dilute in water an appropriate hard surface cleaner according to the manufacturer’s instructions and transfer it to a spray bottle, don’t forget to use a  spray bottle trigger. Alternatively …

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Mar 21

Dusting office equipment

This post is going to cover best practice for dusting office equipment. Ensure that you have an appropriate duster. Check that any cleaner that you may use while you are using is appropriate for the equipment in question, always refer to the manufacturer’s instructions. Where the item is electrical ensure that it is safe to …

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Mar 14

Vacuuming hard floors

This blog post is going to cover best practice for vacuuming hard floors. Choose the most suitable vacuum for the job. You need one that has a hard floor or bare floor setting. Always select the hard floor setting before you begin as the usual default carpet setting could result in the brush damaging the …

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Mar 07

Cleaning animal cages

This post is going to cover best practice for cleaning cages. Remove the animal from the cage or kennel and place in an empty cage or secure enclosure. Remove all food bowls, empty into the rubbish bin and place in the sink. Remove the litter tray, empty the contents into a disposable bag, seal and …

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Feb 28

Cleaning urinals

This blog post covers best practice for cleaning urinals. Flush the urinal to rinse down all interior surfaces. Remove any urinal screens and blocks. Remove any foreign materials. Use an appropriate toilet cleaner and squirt a solid stream along the top of the inside flushing edge of the urinal. Allow the solution to run down …

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Feb 21

Vacuuming Carpet

This blog post is going to cover best practice for vacuuming carpet. Choose the most suitable vacuum for the job you are doing. Ensure that you set up your vacuum cleaner correctly. Your vacuum cleaner height should be set to the level where the beater bar is just touching the top of the carpet fibres. …

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Feb 14

Sanitising washroom sinks

In this post we are going to cover best practice for sanitising washroom sinks. Select an appropriate non-abrasive washroom cleaner or sanitiser and apply to a clean cloth or non-scratching scourer. Use the cloth or sponge to clean the sink or basin, taking care to clean around any taps, overflow and drain. Rinse the sink …

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