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Sanitizing & Disinfecting

As places and organizations are thinking they can open under strict guidelines, we are seeing the conversations shift to what should we do to protect our community association and its members? What are the high priorities and how often should we clean and sanitize them? What does this process even consist of?

Most people use the words 'clean, disinfect and sanitize' interchangeably, but they are in fact very different. Understanding the differences between the three will help devise a plan for your community and determine which services and products and effectively get your communities safe.

Clean: This is typically the first step. Cleaning consists of mixing a clear with water to remove dirt. There are many different cleaning products for different types of service. It is important to note that cleaning does not kill bacteria, viruses or fungi.

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Pressure washing cleans, disinfects & kills bacteria & Germs

Coronavirus has made a huge impact on all our lives rapidly and made all of us start thinking of how we can take all necessary precautions to keep our facilities clean and safe. Sanitizing the surface while cleaning is an absolute must and pressure washing can help!

Pressure washing facilities, sidewalks, driveways, decks, picnic areas, parking garages, etc is something that is recommended to do year round. Not only does it increase property values and restore beauty, it also keeps our communities safe by killing germs, viruses, bacteria, mold, algae and other types of grime. Right now it is even more essential to clean and sanitize high touch areas such as tennis courts, pool decks, outdoor furniture sidewalks and playground equipment. If you are just cleaning with pressurized water you are not killing germs or viruses that are living on the surface. Sodium hypochlorite, also known has bleach, is an active ingredient needed in your mixture to help kill viruses and germs on surfaces. 

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