How To: 5 Hacks to a Clean Summer Office

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Cleaning the office is an essential no matter the season. Research has suggested that a clean office means a stronger work ethic, less sicknesses and allows you to stay motivated and ahead of the game.

Knowing where to start is the problem. What products are most effective and how to apply them is the best question.

CAUTION: ENSURE ALL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT IS SWITCHED OFF BEFORE CLEANING!

You Will Need:

Hack 1 – Computer, Mouse and Keyboard

On a day to day basis you’re always on the computer in work.  This means that any sickness you may have had is still lurking around your desk space. The best way to fight off any germs or bacteria is to use a quality product aimed to target this. TOP PRODUCT TO USE: Rubbing Alcohol 70% (Isopropanol Alcohol 70%). This has many properties one of them being the perfect sanitiser. Apply this by spraying this on with a Bottle and Trigger Attachment and spray on a cloth and wipe this on the computer screen, keyboard and mouse. Rub the product in with a Paper Towel and with a new piece begin to get rid of any product left and dry. Take special care when using with or around electrical products. TOP TIP: Spray on cloth and wipe onto the Computer, Monitor and Keyboard.

CAUTION: ENSURE ALL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT IS SWITCHED OFF BEFORE CLEANING!

Hack 2 – The Bathroom

Everyday different people use the bathroom and germs can start to build up. For the Bathroom a strong disinfectant is needed. TOP PRODUCT TO USE: Sodium Hypochlorite 14%. , Dilute this with 1 part of the chemical and 3 parts water. This makes a perfect stain removal, disinfectant and leaves the room feeling fresh. Apply this by using a Bottle with a Trigger Spray Attachment and spray on the toilet and other areas. Allow this to soak for 2-3 minutes and flush the toilet to make sure the product is gone. Take care when using this product as it will have a bleaching effect on material. CAUTION: In other areas rinse well to avoid any left over product.

Hack 3 – Cleaning the Desks and Sides

Every now and then it is best to stay on top of desks and work surfaces to eliminate the chances of any dust which could lead to sickness. Also making the office a more desirable place to work.  TOP PRODUCT TO USE: Mineralised Methylated Spirits (Completely Denatured Ethanol). This Product has many uses including removing ink stains, as the alcohol helps to more easily remove excess dust because it does not open the wood grain the way that water does, a general cleaner and more. For Maximum Results Spray using a Bottle with Trigger Attachment and Rub this in with a cloth. To dry use a clean cloth and ensure that where is sprayed is fully dry.

CAUTION: ENSURE ALL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT IS SWITCHED OFF BEFORE CLEANING!

Hack 4 – Cleaning the Office Windows

Another essential part of the office is the glass. What’s the point of having an awesome view with marks all over the windows. TOP PRODUCT TO USE: Isopropanol Alcohol 99.9% with a Trigger Spray. Use by spraying the product on the window and wiping in an up and down motion. Then dry in the same up and down motion. For an alternative use Window & Glass Cleaner and follow the same process.

Hack 5 – Keeping the Office Fresh

Every office can build up bad odours from food, lack of cleaning and dust. Research suggests that an office that smells fresh is proven to help staff work better. TOP PRODUCT TO USE: Citrus Air Freshener. This is a carefully formulated ready to use, long lasting, liquid air freshener and odour eliminator with a high quality, citrus fragrance which is ideal for neutralising bad odours that can cling to fabrics and loiter in the air. This product can be used in two ways: by spraying in the air or wiping the product onto a surface. This can be used for the bathroom, office and staff room. For this product spray using a Bottle with either a Trigger Spray Attachment or Pump Spray for maximum results. Simply spray and allow fragrance to circulate. 2-3 pumps should be sufficient, however this will depend on the strength of the target odour. If wiping, apply to surface and wipe with clean cloth.

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PLEASE NOTE: MAKE SURE TO DO PATCH TESTS BEFORE USE.

CAUTION: ENSURE ALL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT IS SWITCHED OFF BEFORE CLEANING!

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