The Difference Between Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting

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Due to the current health pandemic, businesses and individuals have more responsibilities when it comes to cleanliness and sanitation. Businesses in New Jersey are receiving recommendations from public health organizations to increase disinfection procedures to further protect the health of employees, visitors, or occupants of buildings or public environments. Organic cleaning that can disinfect and sanitize is even more appealing as it it safe for everyone.

Cleaning procedures generally include 3 steps: cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting. Whether you do the cleaning yourself or entrust this responsibility to a professional cleaning and disinfecting company, it’s important to understand the difference between cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting which is applicable in New Jersey and globally.

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The process of removing dirt and debris from surfaces.

In other words, cleaning is simply removing the stuff you can see.

Though chemicals are not typically involved, the cleaning process reduces the presence of germs by 80%.

Cleaning should be performed on a consistent basis in all areas of a business or home.


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Reduces the presence of germs to a level deemed as acceptable by public health authorities.

It is recommended to consistently sanitize in areas where there is contact with food such as kitchens and dining areas


Kills and eliminates viruses and bacteria at a proven rate of 99.999%.

It is highly recommended to disinfect areas that are in contact with contaminants and bodily fluids such as bathrooms, and all frequently touched areas such as door handles, light switches, faucet handles, desks, keyboards, etc.

Remember, this sanitizing and disinfecting process is not effective if you haven’t cleaned first.

Disinfectants can’t destroy germs that are under too much dirt and debris!

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Offshore in South Jersey understands the importance of keeping your business clean – for health and safety, and to create a positive first impression for those who enter your premises.

We take pride in the support we provide and how we have aided our clients to have a healthier work environment and to present an image that reflects the quality of their goods or services. Schedule a consultation and talk to us today.

We guarantee our organic commercial cleaning services and our entire team is trained, professional, and dedicated to providing excellent service while treating your office or facility with the utmost respect.

Call today to discuss your specific commercial cleaning needs.

We are ready to get to work and to provide you with all the benefits a Professional Cleaning Service can provide.

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