What is the Difference Between Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting?

There is a difference between cleaning, disinfecting and sanitization. Knowing the difference is important to safeguard the health of your family and employees.

Cleaning refers to removing visible surface contaminants usually using soap and water or household cleaners. This will not kill bacteria and viruses.

Disinfecting involves using products that are applied to surfaces that kill many microorganisms except resistant bacterial spores. Many disinfecting procedures require cleaning as the first step. Proper disinfecting requires accurate application according to directions on the product.

Sanitization is a process that eliminates bacteria and viruses that could affect your health. This requires the chemical to be diluted properly and must remain on surfaces for the required amount of time, however a shorter time.

How to clean your House during or after the Corona Virus Pandemic

Get help with sanitizing.

What is your strategy for keeping well from germs, flus and viruses? Will you clean, disinfect, sanitize or do all?

Sparkles and Shines Sanitizing a house

Times like this calls for proactive measures. Sparkles and Shines has what you need and we can help you in no time at all!!

We’re offering a sanitizing service for your home or office. We use a commercial strength, EPA approved sanitizer that is odor free, non-corrosive, safe around food equipment and kills germs and viruses on contact. The way we apply the sanitizer is with a commercial grade sprayer mister which allows product to get into smaller cracks and crevices and dries in minutes.

We can cover high traffic, high touch surfaces in seconds. Some of these include but not limited to:

  • Door handles
  • Office chairs
  • Keyboards
  • Telephones
  • Kitchens
  • Tables
  • Countertops
  • Bathrooms
  • Printers
  • Light switches

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Myrtle Beach Cleaning Company - Sparkles and Shines is a Myrtle Beach cleaning company. Our services include residential cleaning and commercial cleaning. So whether you need your home or office cleaned along the Grand Strand of Myrtle Beach, Sparkles and Shines can help. We will clean office areas, breakrooms, kitchens, restrooms, customer areas, bedrooms, living areas, windows, walls, floors and more