Unfortunately, many business owners in the Plymouth area are being confronted with the question of what to do after someone – an employee or customer – tests positive for COVID. In these instances, CDC guidance recommends closing the business until the facility can be disinfected.
What’s involved in COVID disinfection? Unfortunately, a few swipes with bleach wipes isn’t going to get your place of business COVID free. Eliminating virus from an environment requires a more thorough approach. If you’ve seen people dressed up in protective gear with sprayers – maybe on TV, maybe on person – what they’re doing is applying a disinfectant to surfaces using an electrostatic sprayer machine.
Why is an electrostatic sprayer machine used by your local Plymouth commercial cleaning company and other vendors who are providing COVID disinfection services? The reason to use an electrostatic sprayer machine is to ensure you get thorough coverage of the environment. The fine, static-charged mist of disinfectant these machines produce safely and completely coat the surfaces in your business, eliminating any traces of COVID that may have been introduced into your facility by a sick person. This type of coverage simply can’t be matched by any other type of technology currently available.
The products used in COVID disinfection are the same medical grade products used to clean hospitals, including highly sterile environments like surgery theaters and operating rooms. The protective gear professional cleaners wear is to protect them from any COVID in the environment, as well as from prolonged exposure to any aerosol cleaning products, as is appropriate by workplace safety standards. Applied disinfectant is safe and poses no health hazard.
COVID disinfection can be completed in a very short time, especially if an experienced commercial cleaning company is doing the work. If you’re already working with a janitorial service, you may wish to inquire if they provide COVID disinfection. If not, here’s where to find a commercial cleaning company that provides COVID-19 disinfection services.