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Posted by Briana Smith on Dec 12, 2013 12:30:00 PM

Proper Handling And Use of Enzyme Cleaners

Originally published & reprinted with permission from CleanLink Online
By: Kassandra Kania 

In order for enzyme-based cleaners to work correctly, custodial staffs need to be trained on the proper procedures for handling and using these products.

“Enzymes have a very short life cycle,” notes Cadell. “They are kept dormant in a suspension agent until they are diluted with water, at which point they need to find a food source quickly, or they will die.”

Once the enzymes are activated, they need to be applied directly to the surface that needs cleaning.

“These are not the type of products you can toss into your mop water,” warns Cadell. “They’ll start to attack things inside the mop, because the first place the enzyme touches and finds its food source is the first place it’s going to attach and eat.”

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Topics: enzymatic cleaners, restroom cleaning procedures, daily cleaning, restorative cleaning

Posted by Briana Smith on Oct 3, 2013 12:30:00 PM

PDIR: R is for Restorative (Cleaning)

Republished with permission from Windsor's Cleaning Tip of the Month eNewletter September 2013

Restorative cleaning is the final step in our PDIR cleaning process. This is the most labor and time intensive step. If you utilize PDIR in your facility you will reduce your dependence on restorative cleaning, ultimately saving you time, money, and chemical. As a reminder PDIR stands for Preventative, Daily, Interim and Restorative cleaning processes.

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Topics: Windsor, equipment, restorative cleaning