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St. Louis Cleaning Strategies: Get A Healthier Medical Office

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Do you operate a medical office in the St. Louis, Missouri region? If you do, then you place a level of trust in your cleaning company to provide a healthy environment for your patients and employees. This is achievable only through high quality cleaning that understands the difference between disinfecting and sanitizing your office.

As a medical cleaning company in the St. Louis region, we are expected to follow strict standard in our cleaning protocols. However not all cleaning companies in this industry comply with OSHA, the CDC and AORN. A good cleaning company will find ways to exceed these standards to provide the healthiest environments patients and workers.

Are You Wondering How To Improve Health and Hygiene?

Many cleaning products today produce a large amount of VOC’s (volatile organic compounds). These are one of the largest sources of indoor air pollution in medical facilities in the St. Louis, Missouri region. Many popular disinfectants generate toxic fumes that can potentially irritate people and cause respiratory problems.

  • Caulks and adhesives
  • Paints, varnishes
  • Wall coverings
  • Fuels and combustion products
  • Carpeting
  • Vinyl flooring
  • Fabric materials
  • Air fresheners

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/indoorenv/chemicalsodors.html

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Do they use a microfiber cloth to clean with?

Microfiber cleaning materials have transformed the cleaning industry. When you use a microfiber cloth on hard surfaces it will trap 99% of bacteria. Cotton which has been a long standing material used in cleaning traditionally trap only 40% of bacteria, leaving behind a significant amount of germs.

Like any cleaning material used on surfaces, microfiber clothes should be used and then laundered between each use. The cleaning company should have enough microfibers to do the job and not have to reuse dirty cloths.

Effective disinfecting for your office? Did they really do it?

Medical offices and hospitals follow very strict policies to protect staff and patients from dangerous pathogens. To effectively disinfect your facility, it depends on a number of factors. These factors are:

  • Proper training to CDC standards
  • Proper disinfectant cleaning chemicals
  • Proper systems to keep people safe and dispose of any contaminents
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Rick

Rick is the President of Grimebusters, Inc. located in Bellville, Illinois. Providing Quality, Dependable, Value DrivenCommercial Cleaning Services For St. Louis and Metro East Region Since 1989. We Understand Customers Needs and Value Those Trusted Relationships As The Foundations Of Our Success!

What Does A Cleaning Service Cost?

When it's time to look for a new cleaning service it may seem like a daunting task. Our FREE pricing guide will help you to determine what a cleaning service should cost for your facility. Here's what's in our guide:

  • What factors determine costs
  • How to request a fair cleaning quote
  • How to compare hidden cost in cleaning
  • Rooms and Square footage for cleaning