• Cleaning Tips

    Cleaning, Sanitizing Or Disinfecting?

    Don’t they all mean the same thing? Does it matter which one you’re getting? No, they don’t mean the same thing and yes, it is important to know which commercial cleaning service you are getting. Did you know that Mediclean has been using disinfectants as part of all our cleaning service processes well before the first SARS outbreak hit Toronto in 2002-2003? True fact. Understanding the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting helps you understand their process and their advantages and ultimately helps you pick a service that will best meet your facility cleaning goals. Here are what they individually mean and their differences. Cleaning: This refers to the removal…

  • Cleaning Tips

    Keep your Fomites Clean!

    Do you constantly worry about what you touch and where you rest your hands? You certainly are not alone! The cleaning janitorial service industry, like many others, had to pivot to address new challenges. The pandemic has created in many people a sense of consciousness with regards to what they touch or the surfaces around them. The unsettling fear of contamination can be reduced with thorough and thoughtful fomite cleaning. What is a fomite? Fomites are frequently touched, high-touchpoint objects or surfaces such as doorknobs, chair handles, elevator buttons and tabletops. Everyday objects in the world around us can play host to several bacteria and viruses including the novel Coronavirus.…