Benefits of a Professional Cleaning Service - For Helping Stop the Spread of COVID-19
As we live through unprecedented times, SERVPRO of Minot is doing what we can to help mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus. Workplaces are areas that are highly susceptible to spreading the disease due to the amount of time we spend at our workplaces, the flow of visitors coming in and out, and the large amount of available surface area. By cleaning and disinfecting these spaces, you have the peace of mind that your facility has been sanitized to protect against diseases like COVID-19. Many businesses are taking proactive measures to clean and disinfect their facilities using resources available to them, this is a great initiative for stopping the spread of the disease. Everyone has the ability to get a cleaning agent and scrub high touch areas such as keyboards, doorknobs, and tables, but here are some reasons why it may be worth considering using a professional cleaning service to do this for you.
High grade products.
A professional cleaning company will use high grade disinfectants usually not available to average consumers. While there are a number of household disinfectants available for use today, there are benefits to using a high-grade disinfectant. COVID-19 is a brand-new virus and therefore, no disinfectants have had scientific testing on their effectiveness against COVID-19. This means that while many household brands may work against COVID-19, there is no guarantee. However, using a high-grade disinfectant puts you in the best position to be ensured of complete disinfection.
Having professional technicians clean your business provides many benefits that you would not normally have with your regular janitorial staff, other employees, or yourself.
- Trained technicians know where the high touch areas are. Having technicians go over every detailed area of your business will ensure complete coverage where others may miss. Technicians are able to get every nook and cranny that could have been exposed to harmful pathogens and sanitize those spots using high-grade products.
- Technicians know how to use proper PPE. By using PPE (personal protective equipment) technicians keep themselves safe from any potential exposure. This minimizes risk that your regular janitorial staff or other employees would have to infection while trying to sanitize the area. Trained technicians know proper procedures for how to put on, operate in, and take off the masks, gloves, and protective suits, in order to prevent exposure. According to CDC guidelines, workers should never be sent in to clean areas where there was a confirmed COVID-19 case without using PPE.
- At SERVPRO of Minot we have proper insurance policies for protecting our staff against COVID-19 exposure. As stated above, our technicians have been trained to use all proper PPE to prevent exposure, however on the chance that they are exposed, we have insurance to cover the costs that would come from that event. By sending someone into clean a COVID-19 exposed area, you risk the chance of legal liability as well as the health of your workers, your customers and yourself. You have a lot on your mind right now and the last thing you need to worry about is risking exposure while trying to disinfect an area.
Peace of Mind
Customers and employees are the backbone of every business. You want to protect them and ensure they are not at risk while at your facilities. Having a professional service ensure you have been thoroughly disinfected is one of the things you can control for stopping the spread of this disease. Being able to tell your employees and customers that they are entering a space that has been completely sanitized from top to bottom is a relieving feeling and one which SERVPRO of Minot would love to provide.
Now is the perfect time to invest in a professional cleaning. With the continued government shutdown, your building is empty, or for essential businesses, very low traffic. Having a SERVPRO of Minot team come in now will avoid the usual disruption of a top to bottom cleaning and will allow your employees and customers to come back to work in a fresh and sanitary environment. Being proactive during these stressful times is a way to ease your mind and everyone else who enters your facilities.