The spring season has finally arrived, and that means getting spring cleaning done around your house. If you have a home elevator, it needs to be cleaned just like any other area of your home. Elevators can have more germs than you may expect, especially when multiple people use it each day, which is why cleaning it regularly is a good thing for you. To complete spring cleaning for your home elevator, here is what you should be doing.
Use the Right Cleaning Products
A foundational component of spring cleaning is the cleaning products you use to get the job done. When cleaning a home elevator, you want to stick with disinfectants and polishes, as well as dusting soaps. To prevent large accumulations of dirt on your elevator, regular dusting is advised.
An important distinction to make is that cleaning and disinfecting are not one and the same; they are two separate hygienic practices. Cleaning is done by using either detergent or soap, and the goal of cleaning is to get rid of germs by applying these products along with water. Disinfecting also strives to remove germs, but you’ll instead be using chemicals. Impurities cannot be removed through disinfecting, so both cleaning practices will be needed to thoroughly clean your home elevator.
Wear the Right Cleaning Attire
Home elevator cleaning is like getting cleaning done for any other part of your home, which means you need to wear the right cleaning attire to keep your skin safe against harsh chemicals. A gown with some gloves is a good option that shields your skin from making contact with these chemicals. It’s also important for you to avoid touching your face, especially your eyes, until you’re able to wash your hands and cleanse yourself of any cleaning chemicals that may be lingering on you.
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For over a decade, Preferred Elevator has served residents in Central Maryland, Baltimore, and Washington, DC. You can rely on our experienced home installation team and quality products.
For our commercial elevator clients, we also provide annual inspections of your equipment to adhere to standards established by the state of Maryland. During these inspections, we make sure that your commercial mobility product is functioning correctly and efficiently. We’ll also go over all safety devices and customized features offered within your plan!