Response to CDC Statement on Cleaning and Disinfecting Against COVID-19

Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised its guidelines related to cleaning and disinfecting against COVID-19. Populist Cleaning Co is working to ensure that the CDC guidance is clearly and properly understood by our customers and associates. Here are 4 key messages and considerations about cleaning and disinfecting to keep in mind, especially as traditional [...]

2021-04-22T13:05:34-04:00

Have You Considered Daytime Porter Services?

What are Day Porter Services? Day Porters help keep busy areas of facilities clean, safe, and comfortable for employees, clients, and visitors throughout the day during regular business hours. Day Porters work behind the scenes without disrupting regular workday activities. It's their job to make sure your facility looks clean, presentable, and inviting at all times. They [...]

2021-04-20T09:26:04-04:00

Cleaning Sanitizing Disinfecting = Our New Normal

Let's begin by clarifying three important terms: cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting. Cleaning with soap (surfactants) and water removes germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces. It lowers the risk of spreading infection. Sanitizing and disinfecting kill germs on surfaces. By killing germs on a surface after cleaning, it can further lower the risk of spreading infection. Both sanitizing [...]

2021-04-19T15:22:10-04:00

Add Fresh Air and Sunlight to Your Coronavirus Mitigation Strategy

The following excerpt is from an article by Toby Graham posted by our friends at KPA.io: According to a new study in the American Society for Microbiology's journal mSystems, fresh air and sunlight can reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Researchers at the University of California, Davis and the University of Oregon found that "increasing the amount of air [...]

2021-04-20T09:30:27-04:00

The Game Has Changed, Have You?

If you’re paying your cleaning vendor to perform the same tasks they were performing a few months ago, you could be wasting money and not getting the value you need. Pre-Covid, standard specifications consisted of the standard cleaning of floors, door glass, dusting/spot wiping surfaces, vacuuming, and emptying many waste receptacles.  These tasks were generally performed at acceptable levels in most [...]

2021-04-19T15:20:42-04:00

The 7 Reasons Why Professionalism Matters

How do you view yourself?  Do you consider yourself a professional? Did you know that viewing yourself as a professional turns out to be a big deal? How you view yourself has transformation power, and viewing yourself as a professional is part of that transformational power. Showing up as a professional is the type of [...]

2021-04-19T15:19:32-04:00

Time to Get Back to Business?

3 Easy Ways to Stay Out in Front of COVID-19 Issues and to Show Your Staff and Customers You Care! Download our COVID-19 Safety Signage examples and use them wherever they may be appropriate in your facility. Make sure all conference rooms, lobbies, kitchens, etc... have a consistent supply of disinfectant, wipes, hand sanitizer, and tissue in each [...]

2021-04-20T09:28:06-04:00

CDC Recommendations for Reopening Businesses

When should you reopen your business during the COVID-19 pandemic? The CDC has several informational graphics available that provide reopening advice for businesses, restaurants, bars, and schools. These flow charts show the steps establishments must take before re-opening to the public. The steps begin with following state or local orders* and preparations for protecting high-risk employees and customers. The [...]

2021-04-20T09:29:05-04:00

Returning to Work Safely

Personal and workplace health and safety is surely on everyone's mind as we prepare to return to work. The janitorial industry has known the value of "cleaning for health" for many years. The current situation places its importance front and center! "Cleaning for health" emphasizes creating the healthiest building environment possible - keeping building occupants safe and healthy. Hence, [...]

2021-04-20T09:32:31-04:00
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