1- DIRTY DOZEN
a) Air-conditioning ducts and diffuser grills.
b) Top of the door edges and ceiling.
c) Top of picture frames.
d) Area above pillow racks.
e) Rear surface of doors.
f) Interior surfaces of drawers
g) Beneath the grab-bar and dresser table.
h) Behind the WC bowl- the S-trap.
i) Faucet nozzle filter.
j) In the toilet roll niche.
k) Under bathroom counters
l) Toilet vents.
2- SPRING CLEANING
The following are the spring cleaning tasks that help the property shine are:
a) Flipping and rotating mattresses.
b) Shampooing carpets.
c) Removing soil and stains from wall coverings and baseboards.
d) Washing windows, casements, and shades.
e) Dusting high and hard to reach areas.
f) Cleaning vents and fans.
g) Vacuuming under furniture that requires heavy moving.
h) Cleaning and vacuuming drapes. Cleaning carpet edges.
i) Washing sheer curtains.
j) Washing lampshades
Conditions and practices that serve to promote or preserve health
4- WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY CLEANING?
Cleaning involves sweeping floors, dusting furniture and other surfaces, mopping or washing floors, polishing surfaces, articles and accessories, scrubbing tiles, sinks, toilets, disinfecting drains, rearranging cleaned areas and putting things in their specific place. We can say that cleaning is a process of removing dust, dirt or any other undesirable materials like stains, spots, contents of an ashtray, etc.
5- WHAT DO YOU UNDERSTAND BY DUST AND DIRT?
‘Dust’ collectively refers to the loose particles, which are very easily moved by air and settle on any surface. It is easily removed with the help of a dry cloth.
‘Dirt’ refers to dust which sticks to any surface with the help of moisture or grease. It is more difficult to remove dirt as compared to dust. Dirt has to be removed either with a detergent or any other cleaning agent.
6- METHODS OF CLEANING
a)Dusting b) Shaking and Beating c) Sweeping d) Mopping e) Washing f) Polishing