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COVID-19 Home Sanitation

Covid-19 Home Disinfection

COVID-19 Home Sanitation

HOME SANITATION AND DISINFECTION

Plano Texas Handyman is the top-rated disinfecting and sanitation house cleaning service in Plano and North Dallas. With all that is going on with COVID-19 (and the flu) we want to let you know what we are doing over here at Plano Texas Handyman to help. COVID-19 Home Sanitation

We are in a unique position to be a part of the solution as we have in-depth chemical knowledge and experience in the cleaning management of viruses and bacteria. During this outbreak of coronavirus, we are offering a 51 point home high touch-point clean to all Plano and North Dallas area residents. We offer protocols exceeding CDC Guidelines, including anti-bacterial cleaning solutions, wearing masks, shoe covers, and disposable gloves, professional microfiber cloths, we are now using a disinfecting Clorox solution (sodium hypochlorite) which is labeled to destroy viruses, including Human Coronavirus. Our service includes the disinfecting of all home surfaces: doorknobs, cabinet pulls, appliances, light switches and plugs, faucets, bathroom fixtures, lamps, doors and cabinets, thermostats, hard surface chairs, and many other items. Businesses should also be aware of proper sanitation and stricter cleaning checks to ensure they can run safely, during the coronavirus pandemic. Look online for back to work solutions, which will help businesses to be more prepared when they are reopening their buildings, for the general public. Using home sanitation advice for businesses is also a good idea for proper cleaning, throughout the day, by employees.

    COVID-19 Home Sanitation

    Plano Texas Handyman has some of the best cross-contamination protocols in the industry, and we are only improving them as COVID-19 spreads. All microfiber rags and mop pads are sanitized when washed. We bring fresh micro-fiber cloths to each home. Once a microfiber cloth or mop pad is put into service, it is contained in a plastic bag and sterilized afterward.

    Please give us a call with questions at 214-507-3415 or to book an appointment as we would love to talk to you about the latest recommended methods to keep you and your home safe. COVID-19 Home Sanitation

    The CDC Guidelines cleaning and Disinfecting:

    Hard (Non-porous) Surfaces

    • If surfaces are dirty, they should be cleaned using a detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.
    • For disinfection, most common EPA-registered household disinfectants should be effective.
      • A list of products that are EPA-approved for use against the virus that causes COVID-19 is available herepdf iconexternal icon. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for all cleaning and disinfection products for concentration, application method and contact time, etc.
      • Additionally, diluted household bleach solutions (at least 1000ppm sodium hypochlorite) can be used if appropriate for the surface. Follow manufacturer’s instructions for application, ensuring a contact time of at least 1 minute, and allowing proper ventilation during and after application. Check to ensure the product is not past its expiration date. Never mix household bleach with ammonia or any other cleanser. Unexpired household bleach will be effective against coronaviruses when properly diluted.
        • Prepare a bleach solution by mixing:
          • 5 tablespoons (1/3 cup) bleach per gallon of water or
          • 4 teaspoons bleach per quart of water, COVID-19 Home Sanitation

    Soft (Porous) Surfaces

    • For soft (porous) surfaces such as carpeted floor, rugs, and drapes, remove visible contamination if present and clean with appropriate cleaners indicated for use on these surfaces. After cleaning:

    Electronics

    • For electronics such as tablets, touch screens, keyboards, remote controls, and ATM machines, remove visible contamination if present.
      • Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for all cleaning and disinfection products.
      • Consider use of wipeable covers for electronics.
      • If no manufacturer guidance is available, consider the use of alcohol-based wipes or sprays containing at least 70% alcohol to disinfect touch screens. Dry surfaces thoroughly to avoid pooling of liquids.

    Linens, Clothing, and Other Items That Go in the Laundry

    • In order to minimize the possibility of dispersing virus through the air, do not shake dirty laundry.
    • Wash items as appropriate in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. If possible, launder items using the warmest appropriate water setting for the items and dry items completely. Dirty laundry that has been in contact with an ill person can be washed with other people’s items.
    • Clean and disinfect hampers or other carts for transporting laundry according to guidance above for hard or soft surfaces.
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