Fun Facts about Cleaning

Fun Facts about Cleaning

The fact is that no one truly likes to clean.

But maybe these fun cleaning facts will help convince you to to clean.  You could even convince someone else to help!

Did you know!?

If you clean for 2 hours, you can burn 200 calories? 

The average person spends 87% of their time indoors; did you know that 70% of dust particles are made up of dead skin flakes? Either clean or get outside!

Most antibacterial cleaner must be left on surfaces for 30-60 seconds before wiping away

Running low on antibacterial spray? Lemons are a great disinfectant 

Do you know the difference between cleaning and disinfecting?  
Cleaning is the action of removing dirt while disinfecting is destroying or preventing the growth of germs / disease-carrying micro-organisms. 

Did you know that almost HALF of cohabiting couples argue about cleaning? (the other half pays for a service)
What do they fight about? 
27%  on who should clean, 24% on how often to clean, 34% on other issues like products & equipment, and 17% on how to clean something

The average woman cleans for 12,896 hours in her lifetime us. 6,448 hours for men. 

Most people say their favorite room to clean is the BATHROOM.

The kitchen sink has more germs than your toilet.

You can put more than just dishes into your dishwasher; toys, toothbrushes, combs, sponges. 

If you put ice cubes down your garbage disposal; it helps sharpen the blades and get rid of trapped grease

If your vacuum starts to smell a little musty, a few drops of essential oil like peppermint or citrus in the canister or on the filters will help clear the olfactory offensiveness

Remove watermarks from wooden surfaces with a small amount of mayonnaise! or toothpaste on a damp cloth. 

Lemon juice can be used for stains or rust on plastic furniture

Vodka! Use it on a soft cloth to shine up porcelain, chrome or glass. 

And for the weirdest of the Fun Facts about Cleaning – Ketchup can be used on tarnished or corroded brass will help bring back its shine.

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✓ Quick response times
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✓ Spray disinfection service
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Give us a call today at 612-827-4146 to learn more about our commercial cleaning service and request a free, no-obligation cleaning estimate. 

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Minneapolis St. Paul Metro Area – Building Cleaning Services
Provost Building Services provides an array of cleaning services to many businesses throughout the Minneapolis and St Paul metro area. We have been working with companies like yours for over 30 years with a proven track record.
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