COVID-19 Home Sanitation

Covid-19 Home 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 COVID 19 Disinfection 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. Additionally, some businesses may want to consider getting their uniforms industrially cleaned every now and then too. This could kill any germs or bacteria that could be on the uniforms of their employees. By looking into phs Besafe industrial laundry services, businesses could ensure that their employees are wearing industrially cleaned uniforms that should be free of any germs, keeping the building safe too. Additionally, using home sanitation advice for businesses is also a good idea for proper cleaning, throughout the day, by employees. This is very important for us to offer due to the fact that in many hospitals and services around the world there has been an increase in N95 mask shortage, therefore it has become more important to buy the relevant supplies and support businesses through the pandemic.

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 by Power Washing in Woodbridge VA 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:


  • 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 the guidance above for hard or soft surfaces.

In Addition to sanitation, there are now other methods that are being used to help to gain further safety from Covid-19. Obviously, there are things like social distancing, avoiding gatherings, and staying at home when it is possible, but there are other measures people can now take for themselves. If you are a medical professional or if you are willing to get some training on ultrasound machines then a portable ultrasound could be beneficial for detecting Covid-19. Many doctors are using ultrasound to monitor their patients lungs and see whether they can detect the Coronavirus. You can get this tech from websites like and receive further information on the usefulness of an ultrasound.