How Important is Daycare Cleaning?

daycare-childcareChildren are at a greater risk of exposure to germs and viruses than adults. The common cold and flu are just a couple of the illnesses that run rampant in daycare facilities. It’s estimated that children in childcare and school setting will have as many as 8 to 12 cold each year. Children and day care employees are most likely to contract hepatitis A. With this in mind, operations managers at daycare facilities must maintain a safe and clean environment for the children and employees. Professional cleaning services for daycare facilities is a great way to ensure that your facility is sparkling clean and disinfected properly.

Cleaning comes first in a daycare facility.

First step is to clean which will remove dirt and debris from all surfaces – windows, handles, bathrooms, toys, etc. Dirt can prevent sanitizers and disinfectants from working properly, so it’s crucial that all dirt is removed.

Choose the Correct Daycare Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfectant Supplies

It’s important to choose the right supplies to maintain a healthy and safe daycare environment. To properly sanitize, you’ll need an appropriate sanitizer. Sanitizing lowers the number of microorganisms on a surface or object. Sanitizing is done using products called antimicrobials. Antimicrobials are agents that kills microorganisms or inhibit their growth. Any product used to sanitize or disinfect must be registered by the EPA.

Make Sure to Disinfect Areas in Daycare 

Disinfecting all areas in your facility is key to keeping the children in your daycare healthy and safe. Disinfecting kills germs on surfaces and objects. Areas to disinfect include: diaper changing areas, toilets, mouthed toys, and other frequently touched surface. To properly disinfect, apply a disinfecting solution to an area and allow for proper dwell times.

Cleaning can be a strenuous, time consuming and difficult activity. Leaving it to the professional commercial cleaners may be your best option for cleaning your childcare facility. System4 has over 100 years of experience in commercial cleaning. We understand what it takes to properly clean, sanitizer and disinfect daycare facilities, thus making the children in your care safer. We have a vast network of vetted, experienced service provider with years of experience that is well-prepared to help your daycare stay sparkling clean. Contact System4 today to learn more about customized commercial cleaning and disinfecting programs for your facility.