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

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

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

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

The 3 Biggest Things We’ve Learned in the Last Few Months

It’s through trying times that we often learn the most about business, home, and life at large. We’d like to share the 3 biggest things we’ve learned and how they’ve applied to life at work for all of us here at Populist. Interestingly, when we do the math, we discover that most people actually spend between 30-40% of their life [...]

2021-04-20T09:43:58-04:00
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