Best Practices for Hard Surface Floors During COVID

Facilities around the globe are rethinking best practices for hard floor care in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everything from managing reduced labor forces to promoting infection control is being reexamined. Keep reading to get pro tips for improving your cleaning processes during this time when proper care is most essential. 

\"\"

Coronavirus and Floor Care 

Hard surface floors are the largest reservoirs for viruses and bacteria. COVID-19 is a droplet-based virus, and we know that gravity plays a huge role in letting it settle on floors. Think about what happens next: after reaching the floors, those droplets can easily be tracked around facilities on shoes, carts, purses and more. 

This makes floor disinfection important for a huge range of facilities, including grocery stores, medical facilities, educational spaces, food processing plants and more. 

Use a natural, good-quality disinfectant regularly to disinfect floors and reduce the risk of spread in your facility. 

Remember to remove debris first by cleaning, and always follow the contact time on your chosen disinfectant’s label. 

Color-coding your floor care cleaning supplies can further reduce infection by making cross-contamination less likely. Our online catalog includes microfiber dust mops, for example, in a variety of colors. Use a different color for different areas of your facility to ensure bacteria is not spread from one section to another.

More Efficient Floor Care 

How can facilities take a more efficient approach to floor care? The right equipment can help. We are happy to recommend the best replacements for mops and buckets, and we can connect you with the most efficient floor scrubbers, buffers and more for your needs and budget. Contact us today to start the conversation! 

Read More

commercial paper

Supplier Spotlight On Wholesale Paper & Towel Company Solaris Paper

Banner Systems, as a leading provider in the wholesale paper and towel supply chain in the Boston area! We proudly supply our customers with Solaris ...
Read More →
Preventing slip-and-fall-accidents
Janitorial supplies

Banner Systems: The Premier Choice for Wholesale Janitorial Supplies in Boston

Unmatched Inventory and Service As Boston’s top provider of wholesale janitorial supplies, Banner Systems stands out with its extensive inventory and commitment to service​​. Their ...
Read More →
Cleaning supplies

Banner Systems: Keeping Your Floors Clean During The Winter Challenges of Ice Melt

The Winter Challenge: During the colder months, ice melt and salt, often tracked into buildings, pose a significant challenge for floor maintenance. This not only ...
Read More →

Never Miss an Update!

Subscribe to our newsletter to get all the latest cleaning news, advice and promotions from Banner Systems, delivered straight to your inbox.