by jhon1

A commercial space needs to be clean and tidy at all times because of several reasons. First of all, many people, including business investors and clients, may visit your office and it won’t give a nice impression if your office is dirty. Secondly, a neat and clean office space plays a big role in the performance of the employees. People work well when they are given a clean and tidy workspace. This is why special measures should be taken to keep the workplace clean. You should look for a good and professional cleaning company and share the following checklist with the cleaning staff to ensure that all the cleaning tasks you require from them are done properly and efficiently. 

1- Office Reception Cleaning Checklist

Reception is the first place to be seen by anyone that enters your office building. Whether they are your guests, random visitors, or delivery men, they all stop by the reception before moving forward. Therefore, you must pay proper attention to the reception cleaning. Here is a commercial cleaning checklist of offices that must be followed:

  • Dusty floors cause a negative impression. Therefore, clean and wipe all the floors. 
  • If the front door is made up of glass, wipe it off with a cleaning solution. Ensure that it is properly cleaned and shiny. 
  • Clean all the waste bins, and place new waste bags inside them after getting rid of the trash. 
  • Disinfect the counter and the reception phone with a high-quality sanitizing agent. 
  • Disinfect the furniture present at the reception and ensure that everything is in its right place.
  • Organize the magazines and documents to make your reception table organized and clean. 
  • Dust and clean the lamps, vents, and light covers present at the reception.
  • Wipe off the handles of the doors, switches, and skirting boards.

2- Office Rooms and Cabins Cleaning Checklist

After the reception area comes the main office area. Many offices have separate rooms for high-ranked office staff and cabins for the other staff. The office space, including separate rooms and halls, should be cleaned properly to keep a positive and healthy work environment. Here is the checklist that must be followed:

  • Dust and wipe all the surfaces of the office, for example, tables, shelves, drawers, and cabinets. 
  • Empty the trash, and disinfect the trash can. Replace the garbage bag daily.
  • Dust and wipe the computer monitors, keyboards, and other equipment. Make sure that the back of the computer tables is properly cleaned. 
  • Wipe the desks, phones, and armrests with a high-quality disinfectant. Don’t forget to clean other accessories present on the desk. 
  • If there are kitchen items like utensils and cutlery on the desks, return them to the kitchen and place them in their respective places.
  • Dust all the windows, blinds, vents, and frames. Clean the glass of the window with a top-rated glass cleaner.
  • Thoroughly mop the floor with a wet mop. 
  • Properly keep the documents and files in the drawer. 
  • Disinfect frequently used machines like fax machines and photocopiers. 

3- Kitchen or Lunch Rooms Cleaning Checklist

An office kitchen is certainly different from a residential one. These kitchens also serve as lunchrooms in most of the commercial buildings. Here is how you can clean office kitchens. 

  • Throw away unwanted food packaging, unwanted grocery items, and expired food. 
  • Clean the floor properly with the help of a wet mop. 
  • Make sure that all the utensils and the dishes are washed and dried. Put all of these items in their respective places in the cabinets.
  • Throw away all the clutter and clean the recycle bin. After disinfection, replace the liner.
  • Clean the sink, dishwasher, and faucet. Disinfect them if needed. 
  • Throw away the expired food present in the fridge. Disinfect the surface of the refrigerator. 
  • Wipe all the surfaces where people eat and cook with disinfectants. Wash and clean all the dishes in the sink. 
  • Wet mop the electrical appliances such as toasters, coffee makers, and microwave oven.
  • Make sure the water dispenser is clean and full. Also, make sure there’s a drinking cup for people to use. 

4- Office Bathrooms Cleaning Checklist

Bathrooms become dirty the most in an office space so follow the below checklist to clean them properly.

  • Clean and disinfect all the accessories present in the bathroom. The list includes towels, if present, and hand dryers. Also, the toiletries must be changed once a week for hygiene purposes.  
  • Disinfect and clean the sinks, toilets, and dispensers. 
  • Clean the toilet seat with a detergent, disinfectant, and brush. 
  • Wipe the sink mirror with a glass cleaner. Ensure that the mirrors are free from streaks and provide clear visibility.  
  • Make sure that the hand dryers are working properly. 
  • Clean the floor with a disinfectant and wipe with a mop.

The checklist shared above is a very detailed one and includes cleaning your entire office space properly and efficiently. So follow it and achieve excellent cleaning results.