How to Clean your Interior Walls
Cleaning the walls is one of those tasks that come up from time-to-time. It can be a chore but once done the results will impress all
It might not be part of your regular, daily or weekly cleaning regime but it is an important aspect of your overall cleaning strategy. It is surprising how many marks and how much grime and dirt can accumulate over time and stick to the walls. Once you have cleaned your walls thoroughly it can make a huge, positive difference to the appearance of your business premises.
Cleaning the walls of your business premises requires a meticulous cleaning method. The Jangro products listed below are of the highest quality and will provide you with everything you need to leave a lasting impression on any passers by. Furthermore, this simple checklist will help you fully prepare for the task at hand of washing walls, no matter the size of the task in front of you. Don't forget to get the appropriate personal protective equipment that will keep you clean and safe whilst performing a deep and effective clean of the area.
When it comes to dealing with cleaning chemicals it is imperative that you approach the task with care. A safety first approach should always be your priority to keep you and any colleagues or passers-by safe from harm.
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- Set of platform steps or other suitable access equipment.
- Dust Covers.
- Cleaning agent.
- Measuring Apparatus.
- Plastic Sheeting (if required).
- Abrasive pad.
- Warning Signs.
Guide to Cleaning
1. Put on PPE and assemble all of the equipment to be used. Place warning signs at the extremes of the work area. Consider covering electrical sockets with masking tape.
2. Place plastic sheeting next to wall, if required. If applicable, remove furniture or cover with dust covers.
3. Erect access equipment, if required
4. Use a soft brush, cobweb brush, broom or vacuum brush attachment to dust down the wall. This should be completed extensively before attempting to clean the surface, removing any debris that could potentially stain once cleaning solution has been applied to the surface.
5. Prepare Cleaning Solution according to instructions. Cleaning should be carried out from top to bottom in order to avoid lower areas being splashed with dirty cleaning solutions. The notable exception to this is when walls are washed.
7. Remove marks or stains before attempting the entire wall. It is recommended that you always test an inconspicuous area to check the cleaning solution will not damage the paintwork.
8. One of the simplest and effective way to remove wall marks is the
Erase All Sponge.
9. Ventilate the area and apply cleaning solution to the wall with cloth, sponge or trigger spray, working from bottom to top. Allow a short time for the cleaning agent to work, then rinse-wipe the wall from top to bottom to leave the wall as dry as possible.
10. Use side-to-side overlapping strokes, working in small manageable areas. Remove drips and runs as they occur.
11. On completion, dismantle access equipment. Clean equipment and check for safety. Return all equipment, materials and warning signs to store and store safely and securely.
Care of Equipment
Ensure you fully clean the equipment after use as this will save you time prior to the next clean, and money in the long term.
- Clean hand brush, scraper and wire brush.
- Clean access equipment.
- Wash buckets wipe and store upside down.
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