Category Archives: Hydrogen Peroxide

Disinfectants – how they work

How they work. Quats, phenolics, chlorides (bleach), alcohol, and peoxides. Pretty detailed. Kind of interesting – but we operate by using that disinfectant recommended for that soil condition / pathogen rather than worrying about how it kills the specified pathogen. …

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Grout Cleaning

Grout cleaning is one of the more difficult challenges we face. Article in Cleaning and Maintenance Management this month laid it out step by step with some discussion of the tradeoffs in using different procedures. Dingy Grout — You’re Out! …

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Indoor Air Quality and Cleaning

Interesting article that is more of a glossary of terms than a how to. First, he uses the term “Indoor Environmental Quality” instead of the more common Indoor Air Quality. In particular I call your attention to the definitions of …

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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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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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Peroxide cleaners

After getting ignored by all the “name vendors” of specialty hydrogen peroxide cleaners’ janitorial supply distributors in town, we found a distributor of Betco’s “Green Earth – Peroxide Cleaner” and have standardized our starter kits on it. Peroxide cleaners have …

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Hydrogen peroxide cleaners

I’ve seen a lot of data and have one acquaintance who owns a janitorial supply distributor and dumped all his other chemical lines in favor of hydrogen peroxide – simpler, safer, greener – etc. We called several distributors in our …

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