COMMERCIAL CLEANING CHECKLIST

The daily, weekly and monthly office cleaning lists described here are based on the needs of a mid-sized office. Some daily tasks may have to be performed twice or more daily for larger office sizes while other daily tasks may be relegated to weekly tasks in smaller offices.

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Daily Cleaning

Daily cleaning lists are comprised of the absolute minimum tasks that must be completed in order to keep an office clean and sanitary for office workers. Daily cleaning lists will address communal areas of an office, including the reception or lobby area, workspaces (offices or cubicles), washrooms and the break room or kitchen area.

Offices, Lobby, Conference Room

· Empty all trash receptacles and replace liners as needed. Remove trash to a collection point 

· Vacuum carpeting 

· Clean and polish drinking fountain/water cooler 

· Thoroughly dust all horizontal surfaces, including desktops, files, windowsills, chairs, tables, pictures and all manner of furnishings 

· Damp wipe all horizontal surfaces to remove coffee rings and spillage 

· Dust telephones 

· Dust mop hard surface floors with a treated dust mop 

· Damp mop hard surface floors to remove any spillage from soiled areas 

· Damp wipe entryway and clean fingerprints from entrance glass 

· Spot clean partition glass 

· Inspect and pick up, as needed, building entrance area 

Restrooms

· Stock towels, tissue, and hand soap 

· Empty sanitary napkin receptacles and wipe with a disinfectant 

· Empty trash receptacles and wipe 

· Clean and polish mirrors 

· Wipe towel cabinet covers 

· Toilets and urinals to be cleaned and sanitized inside and outside. Polish bright work 

· Toilet seats to be cleaned on both sides using a disinfectant 

· Scour and sanitize all basins. Polish bright work 

· Dust partitions, top of mirrors and frames 

· Remove splash marks from walls around basins 

· Mop and rinse restroom floors with a disinfectant

Lunch/Breakrooms

· All trash receptacles are to be emptied and trash removed to a collection point 

· Dust mop hard surface floors with a treated dust mop 

· Damp mop hard surface floors to remove spillage from soiled areas 

· Clean and wipe tables and chairs 

· Spot clean walls near trash receptacles 

· Clean fronts, tops, and sides of trash receptacles with a disinfectant 

· Clean and polish drinking fountain/water cooler 

· Damp wipe countertops to remove coffee rings and spillage 

· Clean and sanitize sink 

· Spot clean cabinets and exterior of appliances to present a neat appearance

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Weekly Cleaning

Weekly cleaning lists include bigger ticket and deep cleaning items that create a healthier work environment for employees and guests of the office.

Offices, Lobby, Conference Room

·   Dust all vertical surfaces of desks, file cabinets, chairs, tables and other office furniture 

·   Thoroughly vacuum all carpeting, taking care to get into corners, along edges and beneath furniture 

·   Damp mop hard surface floors, taking care to get into corners, along edges and beneath furniture 

·   Buff hard surface floors if needed 

Restrooms

· Stock towels, tissue, and hand soap 

· Empty sanitary napkin receptacles and wipe with a disinfectant 

· Empty trash receptacles and wipe 

· Clean and polish mirrors 

· Wipe towel cabinet covers 

· Toilets and urinals to be cleaned and sanitized inside and outside. Polish bright work 

· Toilet seats to be cleaned on both sides using a disinfectant 

· Scour and sanitize all basins. Polish bright work 

· Dust partitions, top of mirrors and frames 

· Remove splash marks from walls around basins 

· Mop and rinse restroom floors with a disinfectant

Lunch/Breakrooms

· All trash receptacles are to be emptied and trash removed to a collection point 

· Dust mop hard surface floors with a treated dust mop 

· Damp mop hard surface floors to remove spillage from soiled areas 

· Clean and wipe tables and chairs 

· Spot clean walls near trash receptacles 

· Clean fronts, tops, and sides of trash receptacles with a disinfectant 

· Clean and polish drinking fountain/water cooler 

· Damp wipe countertops to remove coffee rings and spillage 

· Clean and sanitize sink 

· Spot clean cabinets and exterior of appliances to present a neat appearance

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Monthly Cleaning

Monthly cleaning lists are shorter than daily and weekly and should be limited to only those items that can be neglected without endangering the health or safety of the office population.

Offices, Lobby, Conference Room

· Complete all high dusting not reached in the above-mentioned cleaning 

·   Cleaning, buffing, and maintaining waxed floors

·   Remove fingerprints and marks from around light switches and doorframes 

·   Vacuum all upholstered furniture 

·   Damp wipe telephones using a disinfectant 

Restrooms

· Stock towels, tissue, and hand soap 

· Empty sanitary napkin receptacles and wipe with a disinfectant 

· Empty trash receptacles and wipe 

· Clean and polish mirrors 

· Wipe towel cabinet covers 

· Toilets and urinals to be cleaned and sanitized inside and outside. Polish bright work 

· Toilet seats to be cleaned on both sides using a disinfectant 

· Scour and sanitize all basins. Polish bright work 

· Dust partitions, top of mirrors and frames 

· Remove splash marks from walls around basins 

· Mop and rinse restroom floors with a disinfectant

Lunch/Breakrooms

· All trash receptacles are to be emptied and trash removed to a collection point 

· Dust mop hard surface floors with a treated dust mop 

· Damp mop hard surface floors to remove spillage from soiled areas 

· Clean and wipe tables and chairs 

· Spot clean walls near trash receptacles 

· Clean fronts, tops, and sides of trash receptacles with a disinfectant 

· Clean and polish drinking fountain/water cooler 

· Damp wipe countertops to remove coffee rings and spillage 

· Clean and sanitize sink 

· Spot clean cabinets and exterior of appliances to present a neat appearance