Recommended Supplies and Cleaning
EPA Registered Cleaner/Disinfectant
All-Purpose Detergent Cleaner
Stainless Steel Cleaner – Liquid/Aerosol
Scouring Cleanser (Cream or Powdered)
Clinging Acid Bowl Cleaner
Trash Collection Bags
Wiping Material – Rags, Paper Towels, Sponge, etc.
Dust Mop/Dust Pan
Wet Mop, Bucket, Wringer
Bags For Sanitary Napkins
Before You Begin Cleaning:
As in all cleaning procedures, the first step is to gather the
recommended janitorial equipment together, check the cart supplies and
proceed to the area to be cleaned. Plan your work. Always follow an
orderly pattern of movement, such as clockwise or counter-clockwise
around the room. Clean from high to low. Work towards the doorway and
do the dry work before the wet work. Clean objects that can be cleaned
with the same products at the same time. Plan your steps so the
cleaners will have time to work.
Knock on the door – identify yourself (as “housekeeping”) and enter
when appropriate. Place a “Closed For Cleaning” sign at the door.
Clean and fill all dispensers (soap, toilet tissue, paper towel, etc.)
Remove all trash and clean the receptacles. Then dust mop or sweep the
Clean the sinks and mirrors. Then clean and disinfect the toilets
Clean and disinfect the shower stalls and locker area. Damp wipe the
area. Remove any graffiti (if applicable).
Then wet mop and disinfect the floors.
Inspect your work, then reopen the restroom.
Clean the janitorial equipment thoroughly and return to storage area.