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How To Effectively Clean And Sanitise High Traffic Toilets

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How To Effectively Clean And Sanitise High Traffic Toilets

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We’ve all experienced unhygienic and bad-smelling washrooms sometime or other; whether it was at a nightclub or in a commercial establishment, it’s never pleasant and it’s definitely not necessary. Understandably, high traffic toilets are much harder to maintain and keep clean than a domestic toilet, since they’ll be used much more frequently – however, it’s certainly not impossible either.

In this post, we uncover how our specialist cleaners effectively maintain washrooms and give you some tips to help encourage users to practice better hygiene standards when using your facilities.

How To Maintain The Cleanliness Of High Traffic Toilets

The general cleaning of high traffic areas differs considerably to areas where usage is minimal. Whilst ‘spot cleaning’* may be the approach taken more often in low traffic areas, ‘thorough cleaning’* should be carried out at least once daily where usage is high.

Depending on the nature of the organisation and frequency of use, more scheduled cleaning throughout the day may also be required. As an example, airport washrooms will have a constant crowd flow, so it’s important that they are routinely checked and cleaned by professional washroom attendants.

Our specialist cleaners follow a systematic approach when cleaning your facilities to ensure the best results possible. This is important as a less structured approach can lead to having to redo certain areas which can waste time, money, facilities and is overall less efficient. If you’ve ever trodden on a wet floor in mucky shoes, you’ll understand why a systematic approach to cleaning is so important! They also receive on-going training in the appropriate usage of cleaning agents, methods, and equipment, too. Cleaners who aren’t aware of how different techniques and cleaning agents can affect a surface (mirrors, stainless steel, tiles) could cause unnecessary damage. Some washroom service we can offer include:

  • Displaying safety signage appropriately
  • Replenishing consumables (toilet rolls, soap etc.)
  • Sanitising the interior and exterior of toilets and urinals
  • Washing of all other surfaces (including cubicles, mirrors, wash-hand basins and more)
  • Floor cleaning
  • Waste disposal

A clean and fresh-smelling public washroom is an important element in any organisation’s building. Not only will unhygienic toilets leave a lasting impression on how clients think and feel about your company, it could also cause germs to spread throughout your establishment and make people ill.

Did you know?

With simple public education messages, you can have an influence on the hygiene standards of others. Polite, laminated messages above toilets, sinks and bins such as ‘Please put litter into bins’, or ‘Please wash hands’ can be an effective way to reduce the spread of pathogens and maintain a level of cleanliness.

Contact Julius Rutherfoord For Specialist Cleaners

With over 20 years in the cleaning industry, our specialist cleaners can offer a wide range of services for different establishments in London, including a full range of washroom cleaning with a frequency tailored to meet your requirements.

If you would like more information or advice, our customer service team are only a phone call away on 020 8003 4460. Alternatively, send us a message to!

  • *Spot cleaning – refers to the process whereby only specific elements of a room are cleaned (i.e. those that are soiled)
  • *Thorough cleaning – refers to the process whereby an entire room and its contents are cleaned.
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