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5 Common Cleaning Mistakes You're Making in Your Office

Keeping your office clean and organized is essential for a healthy and productive work environment. However, even with the best intentions, it's easy to make common cleaning mistakes that can actually do more harm than good. In this blog post, we'll explore the top five cleaning mistakes you may be making in your office and how to avoid them.

  1. Not using the right cleaning products: Using the wrong cleaning products can damage your surfaces or even create a hazardous environment. For example, using an acidic cleaner on a marble surface can cause etching or discoloration. To avoid this mistake, make sure to use the appropriate cleaning products for each surface. For example, use a pH-neutral cleaner for marble surfaces, and a disinfectant for high-touch areas.

  2. Neglecting high-touch areas: High-touch areas such as doorknobs, light switches, and keyboards can harbor a lot of germs and bacteria. To avoid neglecting these areas, make sure to clean them regularly with a disinfectant. For example, wipe down your keyboard with a disinfecting wipe every day to keep it clean and germ-free.

  3. Ignoring hidden areas: Hidden areas such as behind furniture or under desks can accumulate dust and dirt over time. To avoid ignoring these areas, make sure to clean them regularly. For example, move furniture around periodically to clean underneath it, and use a duster or vacuum to clean behind it.

  4. Not cleaning your cleaning tools: Your cleaning tools, such as mops and sponges, can become breeding grounds for bacteria if not cleaned properly. To avoid this mistake, make sure to clean your cleaning tools after each use. For example, rinse your mop with hot water and a disinfectant after each use, and replace your sponge regularly to prevent bacteria buildup.

  5. Inconsistent cleaning schedule: A consistent cleaning schedule is crucial for maintaining a clean and healthy workspace. To avoid an inconsistent cleaning schedule, establish a cleaning routine that fits your office's needs and stick to it consistently. For example, schedule daily cleaning for high-touch areas and weekly cleaning for hidden areas.

At M&T Cleaning Solutions, we understand the importance of maintaining a clean and healthy workspace. Our team of experts is dedicated to providing top-notch commercial cleaning services that are customized to meet your specific needs. We use hospital-graded cleaning products and the latest cleaning technologies to ensure that your workspace is always spotless and healthy.


Want to avoid common cleaning mistakes in your office and ensure a healthy and productive workspace? Contact M&T Cleaning Solutions today for a free quote and let us take care of your cleaning needs.

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