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Understanding Government Office Cleaning

5/8/2022 (Permalink)

Understanding Government Office Cleaning

Few offices, government or not, require their employees to do any kind of significant cleanup. Usually, regular cleaning attention is given to hallways, kitchens, bathrooms, and office space by qualified, professional cleaners. The thing about professional cleaners and government offices is that special accommodations are required because some areas are security sensitive.

Where government office cleaning is concerned, how often should you tidy up? Which areas need the most attention? What kind of cleaning should be involved?

Why is the topic of cleaning so important to an office atmosphere? Here's the thing… people feel healthier, more motivated, and happier in an environment that is clean. What exactly is "clean" when it comes to government offices?

Areas Used by Employees

Employee-used areas must be cleaned as well as the offices. Workspaces must be vacuumed, sanitized, and dusted. Lunch areas/kitchens and restrooms must be thoroughly cleaned. Shine them up and disinfect them regularly.

Everyone will be healthier and happier if employee areas are kept clean, tidy, and disinfected.

Dusting and More

Yes, dusting needs to be done on a regular basis. But there's a lot more to cleaning a government office than just that.

Chairs must be kept stain and spot free and straightened daily. Windows should be fingerprint free, floors shined, reception areas vacuumed, and more. Where high traffic spaces exist, any restroom accompanying the area will need extra attention. Sinks and toilet areas must be disinfected. Dirt and grime must be removed from light switches, doors, windows, mirrors, etc.

A pleasant and safe visit will be better ensured if these areas are tidy and sanitized.

Precise Requirements for Trash

For whatever government office needs cleaning, there is likely a required protocol where dealing with trash is concerned. With respect to the handling rules for trash, shredding and or disposal should be appropriately executed. On a regular basis, in kitchens, public areas, and throughout the office, recycling, regular trash pickup, and trash/disposal of sensitive papers and more must be done by the rules.

There may be a need for more than once-a-day trash disposal in extremely high traffic areas.

Safety And Floors

In office spaces, floors not only need to be kept clear of dropped objects and wet spills, they need to be picked up, wet mopped, dry dusted, and/or vacuumed. To help safeguard against accidents, as they arise, safety issues should be addressed. Floor cleanup must be kept up with because, before you know it, high-traffic areas get incredibly dirty.

Does Your Government Office Need Cleaning? Call SERVPRO of Hoboken/Union City!

Does your government office need cleaning? If so, there is no better service to call than the professionals at SERVPRO. Even if you have a building that has nothing to do with government or offices, we can help there as well. If you've experienced some kind of water damage, mold and mildew problem, storm damage, fire damage, or what have you, we are here for you.

Do you have an emergency? No problem. We offer 24-hour emergency service. The important thing is that you contact us before any further damage occurs.

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