The Dirty Truth

Answers to Your Hospital Housekeeping and Janitorial Service Questions.

What Is The Difference Between Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting?

In Health, Tips |

Cleaner buildings are healthier buildings. Healthier buildings lead to healthier people and increased productivity. With the focus on health and safety, we really need to understand how cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting help contribute favorably to this goal.

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How To Clean Office Plants

In Health, Tips, Office |

Dust can accumulate on surfaces throughout your office, but most of your surfaces are wiped down daily or weekly to get rid of the build-up and prevent more from accumulating. The leaves of your potted plants are no exception. Your plants should be added to your cleaning schedule. Dirt and dust can make the leaves look dull.

 

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Tips for Cleaning Schools Over Summer Break

As the seasons change, so do the needs of your school's cleaning schedule. Summer is the perfect opportunity to get your institution in good shape and ready for the new school year. Make sure you are prepared and use the down time to your school's advantage.

 

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Cleaning Tips To Prevent Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAI)

The healthcare setting is a potential haven for dangerous pathogens that can pose a great risk to patients. Prevention of hospital-acquired infections (HAI) has always been one of the biggest challenges for EVS departments performing medical cleaning. Despite the increased effort, HAI are still responsible for approximately 75,000 deaths per year. HAIs are a significant threat to patient safety. While minimal effort is required to prevent the spread of these dangerous germs, many commercial cleaning services are not taking the required steps to stop HAIs.

 

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4 Steps to Dusting the Right Way

In Health, Tips, Office |

Establishing a schedule of dusting and disinfecting your office regularly will help to improve the health and well-being of your employees and customers. After all, nothing creates a negative impression of a company more than accumulated dust on furniture and desks. Dusting keeps the furniture clean, the environment healthier and helps prolong the life of the furniture.

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