Category Archives: Disinfecting

Disinfecting – if you only read one article …….

This is one of the most comprehensive and one of the more clearly written articles on the various options for disinfecting. It also goes into some detail on dwell times, and the importance of removing the organic soils that pathogens …

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Bleach vs Disinfectants

There are still some places (day cares in some jurisdictions for instance) that mandated the use of bleach as a disinfectant 30 years ago, and the mandate is still on the books. 1) Bleach is dangerous. ┬áIt’s basically a chlorine …

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Disinfecting – peroxides and why disinfectants don’t clean

A couple of good articles in the trade journals recently about disinfecting. I pulled aside a great article – probably the best I’ve read on Disinfecting – from last months Cleaning and Maintenance Management magazine. The Science Of Disinfectants Worth …

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Disinfecting, etc.

All commercial cleaners “use disinfectants.” Almost no janitor truly “disinfects” tho. Disinfecting requires wet dwell time – usually in excess of 10 minutes. If you see a janitor wiping a surface with a disinfectant soaked cleaning towel or spraying a …

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