Well, it’s already September, and we’ve been keeping very busy helping businesses maintain a sanitization standard to help flatten the curve of the novel Coronavirus.
We’ve been getting a lot of questions as of late about areas of a building that should be focused on more than others to limit the spread of bacteria and pathogens. Every commercial cleaning company that we have seen will tackle the high traffic areas, and that’s it, but they forget that germs don’t just live in those areas specifically, which is why when you hire us, we will clean the entire interior of your building from top to bottom.
Think about this for a second, if you run a hair salon and let’s say you have five people in the building at once and someone sneezes, that sneeze can expel droplets twenty-three to twenty-seven feet from the nose. The typical size of a small business is 100 to 200 square feet, which means that sneeze can end up on walls, windows, tiles, carpet/flooring, and even furniture.
Now here’s another thing to keep in mind, it’s summer, and everyone is hot so that means a lot of businesses have fans on which can blow bacteria around a space, or have a window open which means that an outside sneeze could get picked up by the wind and stick itself to an area inside your business.
Those droplets are what can spread COVID-19, which as of August 28, 2020, the Alberta Government reported 158 new cases of the virus in the province, and there’s now fear of a second wave.
No company goes through the process of cleaning and disinfecting like we do. We use an extremely high-grade of germicide that not only cleans surfaces but also disinfects the area to ensure there’s no chance of spreading.
Regular window cleaning is important as not only does it remove contaminants, but it also increases their lifespan! If you don’t clean them regularly, you increase the risk of etching, which makes the glass more fragile and can then break easily over time, especially if you have tall or wide windows.
This is a part of a business that’s not focused on enough or thought of more. Going back to the sneeze, this is where a lot of droplets land or where most aim if they’re unable to cover up. A good clean and disinfect will eradicate the spread of viruses and also brighten up the room!
As most know, carpets are where everything that’s harmful to your health likes to hang out. Carpets can attract allergens, spread bacteria, and even expose you to pollutants. As a business owner right now, ensuring your carpets are cleaned regularly is of utmost importance as it will keep you, your staff and customers safe.
When you first opened shop, you spent good money on your tiling, so you need to make sure you are preserving it with regular maintenance and routine cleaning! Doing so will remove dirt and other harmful contaminants that can cause lots of wear and tear over time.
Furniture is a high traffic and touch area, and in a business, it’s much more important to clean regularly than it would be for your home furniture. Chairs, couches, upholstery, and desks are utilized by different people on a regular basis, and you don’t know where they’ve been or what kind of germs/bacteria they could be tracking in. Over time, dirt, grime, and spills can take their toll on upholstered surfaces, making them look outdated, tired, or even worn out.
Your business depends on an elite cleaning and disinfecting service, which is why we are here for you twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week! Contact us for a FREE quote!
From all of us at Barmel, we look forward to working with you and wish you the best of health.