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How Clean is Clean?

6/10/2022 (Permalink)

SERVPRO logo, script, how clean is clean, restaurant table, bathroom sink, doctor in surgical mask Understand the difference!

When discussing cleaning you commonly hear sterile, disinfected, and sanitary, these terms are words you are probably hearing a lot these days.  While these words are nearly synonymous there are slight but significant differences. As experts in the cleaning industry, we understand the distinction and are happy to share our insight with all of you!

Sterile means 100% of all soils and microorganisms have been removed from the cleaned surface.

Disinfected refers to when at least 99% of the soils and microorganism are removed the cleaned surface.

Sanitary means the soils and microorganisms have been removed from the cleaned surface and removed to a point where general good health is protected.

We home you have found this information helpful. It’s important to understand the difference now more than ever as individuals and businesses alike increasing cleaning practices now. If you have any cleaning or disinfection needs, give us a call today.

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