During the winter, your office will face many obstacles. You might find staff members taking more sick leave, as an example, but one of the bigger struggles you’ll face is cleaning your building. Customers and staff alike bring in their various germs, and it’s up to you to keep your building as clean as it can possibly be. To help keep your business clean, here are the tasks you should put on your cleaning checklist for the winter.
Keep Salt and Water Off of Your Floors
Winter brings plenty of snow, and because of this, the ground will be wet, meaning people will walk into your building with damp shoes. If that wasn’t enough, you might find people tracking salt into your building as well. This is because many surfaces get treated with salt so that snow melts off of them more quickly.
It’s important to keep sweeping and vacuuming every day. In addition, weekly mopping goes a long way. For whatever hard surfaces you have, a solution of vinegar and warm water is helpful for mopping your floors because it helps remove the salt. Your surfaces will still be slippery after this, however, so you’ll need to place caution signs near any slick surfaces to alert people. Having mats is also helpful because people can walk on them instead in order to have a safer surface.
Disinfect Common Areas Every Day
Bathrooms and breakrooms should be top priorities when performing winter office cleaning. These rooms are common gathering places for all kinds of nasty germs because they are areas that get plenty of foot traffic. In addition to these rooms, you should also put extra focus on conference rooms and lobbies. When getting office cleaning done this winter, be sure you put all of these rooms as your top priorities.
Clean Your Building’s Air
Winter is a season during which offices close up their windows to avoid having cold air running through the building. This is why it’s extra important for you to clean up contaminants that get into the air, mainly dust. By dusting your furniture and cleaning out your air ducts, you keep air as fresh as possible for your customers.
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