Know the Difference Between Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sanitizing

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Our business is to keep you, your loved ones, and your staff safe from harmful bacteria and viruses. We are still in the middle of a pandemic. COVID19 is here for a while. Researchers that model projected outcomes are saying that they don’t really know what will happen as some locations are “unlocking” and other locations aren’t.

Your safety and the safety of your loved ones and coworkers still depend on preventative measures. Projection models from successful lockdowns indicate that behavioural changes can reduce the spread. If anyone has been sick or has tested positive for COVID19 within the last 24 hours, you should disinfect the spaces they occupied.

Although it is always wise to keep your space disinfected, right now it is especially important to have Cleaning4U dedicate itself to keeping your space protected from the virus. Our solution and our process go a long way to protect you, your family, and your staff with commercial deep cleaning. Our deep disinfectant cleaning methods and our team of experts are also effective at cleaning your residential space.

Although this level of cleanliness is currently a very necessary service, not all commercial sanitizing companies can do this job. A fully sanitized and disinfected clean is something we have been used to doing for many years and so these are quite familiar services for us.

Our sanitizing service disinfectant is listed and registered on the Canada & US EPA for use to eliminate the COVID19 virus. Our disinfectant is also safe for humans and pets and does not affect skin or respiration.

Know the Difference

To truly appreciate our service, it is important to know the difference in the levels of cleanliness. The terms are frequently used interchangeably, but it is more important than ever to be able to understand the specific meaning of each term. All are important, they just mean different things, and are used for different reasons.

  • Cleaning: Not surprisingly, cleaning is the process of removing dirt and debris from a surface by washing, rinsing, and scrubbing.
  • Sanitizing: Merely reduces the number of bacteria (the bacteria described on its label) on either surfaces or in the laundry.
  • Disinfecting: Either destroys or inactivates the bacteria or virus identified on its label, on hard, nonporous surfaces. This is a consistent way to lower the chance of coming into contact and spreading germs.

You may have noticed that disinfecting is the only one that inactivates or destroys viruses. With Cleaning4U, we want to emphasize that our solution is recognized and registered on the Canada & US EPA for use to eliminate the COVID19 virus.

Visit the Public Health Agency of Canada for updates and recommendations for the COVID-19 virus. The World Health Organization has stated that disinfection practices are important to reduce the potential for COVID-19 virus contamination in non-healthcare settings, such as in the home, office, schools, gyms, publicly accessible buildings, faith-based community centres, markets, transportation and business settings or restaurants.

Contact Cleaning4U Services

Cleaning4U offers all-in-one disinfection, sanitizing, and cleaning process, as part of our regular commercial janitorial service. You can keep your organization fully operating because our service is performed on your schedule, is fast, safe, and odourless.

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