With winter fast approaching, the changing temperatures, and the amount of time spent indoors, can be the perfect opportunity for viruses and illnesses to spread. From winter colds and flu’s, to the norovirus, this is the most common time of year for your staff to become ill. And it will usually affect multiple people in the office, not just one. So to help keep your office healthy and productive, what can you do? Well, there are a number of ways to reduce winter viruses in your office, including professional office cleaning. Here at Cleaning North West, we are Preston’s leading cleaning professionals. And this is our guide to how professional cleaning can keep your workplace healthy this winter.
How can professional cleaning reduce winter viruses in your office?
Professional office cleaning can help to prevent viruses spreading around your office, and your staff, in a number of ways, including:
- Tackling shared surfaces- shared surfaces are the perfect breeding ground for viruses, as the virus cells can survive here for a number of hours, just waiting for a new host to appear. People who hot desk, and share office equipment, are more likely to catch viruses from one another, because of this. However, frequent and thorough cleaning can help to reduce the risk, and keep your office healthy.
- Cleaning kitchen and toilets thoroughly- kitchens and toilets dont just offer shared surfaces, they also offer the warmth and humidity that can allow bacteria to breed, and viruses to last longer. Fully sanitizing these areas on a regular basis can play a big role in reducing the spread of winter viruses, and keeping your office healthy.
For more information or advice about preventing the spread of flus and viruses, or for professional cleaning, get in touch with the professionals today, here at Cleaning North West.