Tips and Resources

  • most surfaces can be cleaned, to good results, with just water …
  • bleach only whitens grime, it doesn’t get rid of it …
  • disinfectants aren’t cleaners, they are only disinfectants …
  • Good ‘ol fashioned bi-carb can produce good results. Activated with vinegar can have interesting effects (always test on inconspicuous areas first) …
  • unless you are clear on what you want from your cleaning, your cleaner will make assumptions about what you want, based on what other clients want from them …
  • to minimise cross contamination, make sure you isolate surfaces and use separate cloth for each isolated area ..
  • many special surface cleaners are simply diluted detergent (don’t take our word for it; always check first, though) …
  • products used in commercial cleaning MUST have data safety sheets, but those used in our homes don’t!