When getting a business cleaned, you’re going to use all kinds of cleaning chemicals. Picking the right chemicals for each situation is essential for preventing damage to whatever surfaces you’re trying to clean. However, there are many cleaning chemicals from which to choose, and it’s not always easy selecting the best one for your situation. Today, we’ll talk about what to do so you don’t end up harming the surfaces you clean using cleaning chemicals.
Be Careful When Using Acidic Cleaning Chemicals
Certain cleaning chemicals are going to have high acidity levels. This can be a good thing when trying to handle stubborn stains because those stains require more powerful cleaning tools. However, while high-acidity cleaning chemicals are more powerful, they are also more dangerous as a result.
Be very careful when using highly acidic cleaning chemicals because they can do serious damage to surfaces that aren’t meant to be cleaned with them.
It’s not even just surfaces that can be damaged. Highly acidic cleaners can cause harm to people directly. All it takes is having someone make direct contact with the chemicals, or sometimes even just inhaling strong fumes.
Get Dirt Off Of Surfaces Before You Use Cleaning Chemicals
Whenever you’re using any chemicals to clean your surfaces, it’s best if you take the time to get those surfaces free of dirt. Whenever you leave dirt on surfaces while you clean them, the cleaning chemicals you use won’t be as efficient because they have to work through the extra layers that the dirt provides.
Therefore, you should prepare your surfaces before properly cleaning them. Hardwood floors should be swept, while carpets should be vacuumed.
Have Your Dilution Ratios in Order
Using the wrong kind of cleaner is one way to mess up the cleaning process, but did you know that using the right cleaner can also go wrong if you have the wrong dilution ratios? If you use too much of a cleaning chemical, you can damage surfaces and even leave residue behind, which can attract more dirt. If you don’t use enough of a cleaning chemical, it won’t clean the surface you target as efficiently.
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