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Your space will be cleaned of Covid-19 and you'll get a certificate to prove it. The service includes:

  • Touch point - for the most commonly touched objects
  • Deep cleaning - with a fogger to remove any remaining viruses
  • A certificate - to show your employees and customers that your place is safe
  • Training - learn how to stay clean and protected
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How to remove the virus from your Los Angeles home or business

By Bryan Angstman, founder of Naturally Green Cleaning

Finding a company for coronavirus cleaning in Los Angeles is becoming much more important as businesses around the world start to reopen after quarantine. And deep cleaning for business and homes is something that’s not done enough. By hiring a company like Naturally Green to help your business or home become disinfected from COVID-19, you don’t have to worry about doing it yourself. You don't want to make mistakes and waste time only to get yourself, your family, your employees, or your customers sick. But if you're determined to do it yourself, below is a guide that I hope you’ll find helpful.

Most commercial businesses in L.A. are focused on touch point cleaning and fogging. If you're a homeowner, take note because the same information applies to residential environments. These are the most effective methods of disinfecting for the coronavirus. Note: if you have a maid, please ask them to read this article.

The basics of coronavirus cleaning and prevention in L.A.

I'd like to start off talking about what residents in Los Angeles, from Downtown to Hollywood, need to do to protect themselves. Now that quarantine is slowly ending and we're going back into the world, it is going to be extremely important you make these new habits part of everyday practices. You've all seen the memes, cartoons, or flyers making fun of the virus, but it's really no laughing matter when it comes to protecting your business, office, or loved ones.

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This is about your home and workplace because the process is basically the same but in the transition back to the workplace this process is going to become more important because you don’t want to bring the virus back to your or your employee’s families.

Let’s explore the best methods for keeping everyone safe. The basic work I referred to as touch point is what we all have been reading about and seeing on TV. Door knobs, light switches, railings, computer key boards, the mouse, printers, etc. to remove dirt, grease or a virus of any kind. This is the first thing the CDC asked people to start doing. Wash your hands for 20 second right? Wipe down the most touched areas right? And most of us started doing it but lost interest as the monotony at home wore on. But it’s still important for the removal of Covid 19, also known as the coronavirus.

These common touchpoints are everywhere, inside and outside. They need to register in our minds so that we start thinking before we even touch them so we have less cleanup and build safety into the way we move. We also want them to start being the places we regularly clean.

Types of Covid cleaning

At Naturally Green Cleaning, we do two types of Covid-19 cleaning and preventative disinfecting and coronavirus confirmed cleaning for all types of establishments in Los Angeles. Unlike regular janitorial services, we do a far better job and even certify the premises with a written certificate. Our services are so thorough, we could even clean the streets of Skid Row!

Of the two types, the preventative cleaning is the most important because this stops the virus from spreading before it starts. Confirmed case cleaning is important as well, but this is reacting to a threat already present. You want to be as proactive as possible. We’ve seen so many cases where little or no preventative solutions have been put in place that have resulted in an explosion of cases in an entire building or dwelling that may have been avoided with the proper protocols.

A thorough wipe with special cleaners to disinfect all possible surfaces would ultimately be the best, but it comes with a cost that is not very practical. Can you imagine the time and cost of wiping down all of the schools, restaurants, or hotels in California? While a wipe with special cleanings can be reasonably done for small houses and apartments, it’s just not practical for most business owners in Los Angeles. That’s why our two phase system - touch point and disinfectant fogging, gives you focused disinfecting on the hot spots and overall disinfecting that covers all the less active areas. And this is the same way you would best do this yourself.

Touch Point

For Los Angeles business owners all over the map, it is incredibly important to have written protocol on disinfecting that are stringently enforced.

Our Services include wiping down refrigerators

Our two-phase system of touchpoint and fogging, is the most comprehensive method for deep disinfection. Touch point disinfecting focuses on all the areas most used and therefore at highest risk during this domestic and world-wide epidemic. Foggers are powerful tools for complete deep cleaning and disinfection. Fog disinfecting covers the entire room and will help control the virus in areas that are not considered the vital touchpoints.

Disinfectant Fogging

The fogging I mentioned earlier is a disinfectant being broken down into small particles that are airborne. Foggers can coat an entire room with disinfectant, killing any persistent virus lingering there. By combining these two methods we focus on the touchpoints that are most likely to transfer the virus. That way we’re less exposed. Then we use fogging as a general blanketing of disinfectant to cover areas that would be less likely but possible transmission points in any kind of facility, home or business, and reduce any possible contamination and damage. The only thing better than fogging would be to use fire from a flamethrower.

Prevention instructions

Everybody needs to restructure their thinking and start to focus on the touchpoints that are common. That way we don’t need to hire a company to get things cleaned as often. The less cleaners we all have in our lives, the better. By thinking about what we can prevent, we can save in coronavirus removal time or money and go back to enjoying the beautiful weather here in L.A.

Passing the virus when you pass an item

For example, what type of items get passed from one person to another? The things that come to mind are money, pens, papers, plus many other things. What areas in a home or business are most likely to have been exposed? What article of clothing is most likely to come into contact with hands? What street did your shoes pick up something?

Where this is really important in your home or business is that people can come in and touch something and spread the virus, especially at night. Maybe somebody at your business or office gives a gift, or they go into the bathroom and flush the toilet or use the sink. They may have turned the light switch on and off. The possibilities are pretty obvious. Keep these things in mind when using your home cleaners. Better yet, hire a professional company like ours to get your home or business certified. We clean everything from churches, to schools, to offices, to terminals at the airport.

What If someone who touched these points or things had the coronavirus or any other kind of virus or bacteria? It could easily be left on those items. Did you know that Covid 19 can be persistent on some surfaces for over 2 days? This is especially true with the excellent weather in Los Angeles. Viruses like it too. What then if you or your kids touch the light switch, use the door knob, the toilet handle then maybe picked their nose, touched their cheek or rubbed their eyes? Hopefully they washed their hands first but that's not always the case.

Washing your hands doesn't always stop the spread

Maybe you washed your hands really well then turned the light switch off as you walked out. You could have contracted the virus! Same thing with take-out food. How do you know that whoever prepared the food cleaned their hands? You might think “Hey I just washed my hands, how bad can it be?” Bang, then you've been exposed to the virus and don’t even know it. Los Angeles is ripe with opportunities to catch the virus. Just be thankful that we don’t live in New York.

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In Los Angeles, procedures for the prevention of contamination are better than a process for removing the pathogens.

These scenarios are unlikely, but still a real possibility. Especially when large groups of people are present. An aerial view of the city of L.A. shows how vast Los Angeles is. Covid is almost unavoidable. The point is that we should all stop it from happening to begin with by taking better precautionary measures. This will help limit any chance of it happening at your Los Angeles workplace or dwelling so that you, your coworkers or your family doesn’t get sick. It doesn't matter if you live in Canada or the United States, Italy or Australia. These same types of methods and preventative measures perfectly apply. And Los Angeles is no exception.

How could this pandemic happen?

The Covid-19 situation is absolutely crazy. We’re talking about the possibility of life vs. death, just from proper hand washing and janitorial services. Tens of thousands of people have already died and millions have contracted the virus. Warning signs have echoed about this type of pandemic threat since 2009. They repeated in 2010 and again in 2011. It’s a shame that greater precautions weren’t made over a decade ago. We had more warning signs in 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2018, and yet, when the coronavirus broke big in 2019, it was as if the entire world was surprised and caught off guard. How can this be? Why were proper guidelines not considered? It’s not like Los Angeles and the rest of the world did not have proper information on the possibility of a terrible global pandemic.

Where was the public safety response?

For example, the EPA knew long ago about the threat of a pandemic similar to the nature of Covid-19. Yet they did nothing to prepare the public about good housekeeping and decontamination measures. The CDC, or Center for Disease Control and Prevention was well aware of the threat of a viral scenario like the one plaguing the world right now. Nothing was put in place. They were more concerned with pretty photography. Equipment was not readied. Guidelines were not created. It seems absolutely unfathomable that the global community could be in this situation. Way on the other side of the earth, Los Angeles residents are affected from something that originated in China.

Cleaning in the workplace

In the workplace it's an even more complicated scenario. There are many more surfaces that are regularly touched. Restaurants, fast food businesses, stores and offices will all need a plan to regularly disinfect and decontaminate. This is in order to increase safety and reduce potential damage to people and the surrounding communities. Thankfully we’re approaching summer in Los Angeles and that will help curb the spread of the virus.

There are many items in a business that are frequently touched without gloves, including light switches, the interior of bathrooms, common door knobs, elevator buttons, and perhaps a Los Angeles park stairway and other railings that people frequently touch. They might spread the virus at the water station. They might get their germs on the copy machine. They might spread it on a Point of Sale system they had developed. All of these objects must be considered when treating a facility. Soap and water are the bare essentials. But you need much more when dealing with the coronavirus as it lingers and spreads like nothing we've encountered in decades.

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My own experience as a professional

My background for nearly 20 years is with cleaning. I’ve seen uncountable types of illnesses created by dirty homes and businesses. I know the destructive power of pathogens. I’ve been tuned in to how little droplets of human saliva can cause great risk to the elderly or immunocompromised individuals. I’ve preached to my customers for years on how important it is to process foods and wash their counters properly, have proper ventilation, remove dirt from their desks, and institute controls for the proper prevention of the spread of disease. Even OSHA has nothing on my strict adherence to safety.

How to kill the virus at home or work in Los Angeles

When I personally go out anywhere in Los Angeles now, I’ve learned to just wear disposable gloves or have some disinfectant wipes with me to disinfect my hands after contact. Sometimes I use hand sanitizer too, even if I’m driving for a long time on the freeway because things get kicked up from the road and from other cars. But be careful, you don’t want to get distracted wiping your hands and crash into a palm tree. The question to ask is “how do you limit touching those common points when you go outside so you don’t bring it back to your workplace or home?

Now that we have a kind of mindset for this new style of thinking about prevention, let’s talk more about cleaning and what kills this virus in Los Angeles or any other city.

Choosing natural or synthetic cleaning products

I tend to promote natural products because they’re better for your health. They’re safer for kids and pets, and they benefit the elderly as well. They’re also a must for people with allergies or other health problems and preexisting conditions.

There are some good natural products that will kill the virus and I just so happen to make some of them in my office laboratory in L.A. If you hire us to come to your home or business, I’ll leave you a sample that you can use yourself.

Disinfectants do not clean the same as sanitizers

Regardless of the product you choose to use, the number one thing I'm going to suggest for your home and work is a disinfectant that kills it. The alcohol-based hand gels are OK, but you need to be aware that many of these are not effective against the coronavirus. Alcohol will nullify the virus if it is 70% or higher. But a lot of the hand gels that are promoting themselves and disinfectants and neutralizers aren’t effective against viruses at all. This is because they simply do not have enough alcohol.

They also don’t have the correct ingredients or quantities of ingredients. I Suggest looking for a disinfectant that can kill the virus quickly. These can be special disinfectant wipes if you can get them. They’re currently tough to find. Otherwise seek out some type of bottle of domestic disinfectant for use on the go, or at home or work. In our professional COVID-19 cleaning services, we’ve chosen to use only FDA and hospital certified products which we believe to be the most effective in fighting the virus.

Don't forget to change your bedding to stop the spread of Covid-19

I suggest changing your bed sheets at least twice a week. You could change all the bedding even more often if it makes you feel better. Even the bedspread should be changed once a week. It's amazing how quickly you can transfer things if you come into the bedroom to change your clothes or lay down after you've been outside. The sweet spot I mentioned means moving your shoes somewhere when you enter the your Los Angeles home or business. We call this a touch points pod and that's an area that's being cleaned on a regular basis. This is for dirty things like soiled or wet laundry, dirty shoes, gloves, hats, etc.

Job in a protective suit and gloves to protect his body and hands

Cleaning  coronavirus from laundry and bedding

Experts say you can simply use regular old laundry detergent to clean your bedding and clothing to remove the coronavirus. Same thing with soap. Regular soap and water works well. You don’t need antibacterial soap to get the job done. The coronavirus is relatively weak in that sense as disinfection on things like keyboards or hands can be done pretty easily if you're careful to not spread the germs instead of cleaning them.

Guidelines from the EPA recommend cleaning areas at work and home with a good disinfectant. We use Milgo Plus because its FDA and hospital certified. This guidance is sound advice. As I mentioned above, not all hand sanitizers are effective. The same is true for disinfectants. You can’t count on a product like Simple Green or 409 or Windex to do the job properly. This advice is reiterated by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for Los Angeles and beyond. If you have any questions about a particular product, please feel free to contact us using the contact form on our website.

When you start your cleaning process, here is a basic checklist:

  • Door knobs
  • Light switches
  • Lamps
  • Keyboards
  • Computer Mice
  • Counters
  • Desks
  • Rugs
  • Sinks
  • Bathroom surfaces
  • Remote controls
  • Phones
  • Coffee Machines
  • Faucets
  • Microwaves
  • Tools

Anything that people can possibly touch on a regular basis. Wipe these list items down with a qualified surface disinfectant. This care guidance and information is just the start. Use your common sense to find other surfaces that could use cleaning, especially if anybody that has visited the premises has symptoms.

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Carrying items into your Los Angeles business or home

We all need to be more aware that when you enter a business or home, you really need to be aware of what you’re bringing in so you can make sure you’re wiping those things down and disinfecting them.

Disinfecting groceries

When you go to the grocery store and return home, lay a mat down, or a piece of plastic or something that can easily be disinfected. Put the groceries on that plastic then wipe down the paper exteriors with the disinfect. Do the same with any bottles or any packaging. If you have any recyclables, I recommend taking them right out to your recycling bin. If you have trash, remove it and take it outside rather than use your inside trash can.

Personal virus prevention

Now that we've talked about getting things in from outside of a Los Angeles business or household, we need to focus a little more specifically on how we take care of ourselves. Obviously, wear a mask. And don’t touch your face. Recommend that your employees do the same.

If the mask fits

It's important to have a well-fitting mask so that it effectively filters out the Covid-19 virus. We can help train you and your employees and give some basic cleaning tips when we come out to disinfect your home.
Once you are in public in L.A., or at work, it's important not to touch the mask. It doesn’t matter if you’re at Union Station or at a local park, you should always wear a mask. If the mask has any virus particles on it, and you touch it, you could defeat the whole purpose of the mask. That's another reason that it's important to get a good fitting mask. Poorly fit masks slip off of the face and require constant readjustment.

Once you are in public, or at work, it's important not to touch the mask. If the mask has any virus particles on it, and you touch it, you could defeat the whole purpose of the mask. That's another reason that it's important to get a good fitting mask. Poorly fit masks slip off of the face and require constant readjustment.

Choosing the right mask

We recommend the type of masks that are like a pantyhose material (nylon or spandex). They do a great job, form-fit much better, are more comfortable, and don’t make it harder to breath. And because they fit so well, you don’t have to keep adjusting them which can compromise the purpose of the mask, make sure to wash it when you’re done. Los Angeles is often windy. Keep that in mind when touching things.

Caring for the mask you've chosen

When you’re done with the mask, wash it in warm soapy water or with your regular clothing. You could also spray it with some disinfectant and let it sit for ten minutes and then dry it in the sun if the weather is good in Los Angeles. You could also dry your mask in a room with a fan, or in the dryer. You could also use disposable masks. But these are not very environmentally friendly.

Having a couple masks can really help when cleaning one. That way you have one to wear during your L.A. travel while the other is being cleaned and dried. Another general rule of thumb is to use high heat to disinfect and remove the coronavirus. You could put your reusable masks in a high heat dryer running for 20 to 30 minutes and that should be enough to kill the coronavirus. If you have domestic help, it’s a good idea to have them wear masks and show advise them on proper use and cleaning.

I see a lot of people wearing masks when they’re driving in Los Angeles. This is not necessary at all. I don’t wear them and neither should you. If it makes you feel better, then feel free to wear your mask when driving. But it's just not necessary. Masks only help when there is a high likelihood of coronavirus droplets in the air. That is not going to be the situation when you’re driving around. Any air that enters a car will have already been “cleaned” because the coronavirus droplets have fallen to the ground.

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Having a couple masks can really help when cleaning one. That way you have one to wear during your L.A. travel while the other is being cleaned and dried. Another general rule of thumb is to use high heat to disinfect and remove the coronavirus. You could put your reusable masks in a high heat dryer running for 20 to 30 minutes and that should be enough to kill the coronavirus. If you have domestic help, it’s a good idea to have them wear masks and show advise them on proper use and cleaning.

I see a lot of people wearing masks when they’re driving in Los Angeles. This is not necessary at all. I don’t wear them and neither should you. If it makes you feel better, then feel free to wear your mask when driving. But it's just not necessary. Masks only help when there is a high likelihood of coronavirus droplets in the air. That is not going to be the situation when you’re driving around. Any air that enters a car will have already been “cleaned” because the coronavirus droplets have fallen to the ground.

If the glove does not fit, you must...get a new one

I also recommend wearing gloves in Los Angeles as much as possible. Whether you're an L.A. business such as a restaurant, a construction company, an office building, or even a janitorial service, it's critical to wear gloves to help prevent the spread of disease. Every man, woman and child should wear gloves when handling materials that could have been exposed to the novel coronavirus or Covid-19. You don’t need gloves with a fancy design or colorful background. You don’t need to pay more for a pair of gloves with a fancy logo. Any basic glove will work. We recommend reusable gloves as they save money and environmental resources, but disposable gloves work perfectly well. When cleaning reusable gloves, use the same guidelines discussed above for face masks.

When to wear and change gloves

I do wear a pair of gloves when I’m driving and when I go to the store in Los Angeles. And I of course wear gloves when performing disinfection. If I go into a store for personal reasons, I wear gloves. But I take the gloves off to do my driving. Then I put on another pair of gloves before I grab the groceries or other goods. Then I take them into the house and disinfect the groceries and wash the reusable gloves. Or I throw away my disposable gloves if I’m being lazy and inconsiderate of the environment. This process is a great way of making sure that you're not transmitting anything from outside to the inside home, office, restaurant or building.

Main areas to focus on at work

When it comes to work areas, the main points that we clean with our cleaning service are the common areas. My best suggestion is to avoid those areas as much as possible when you’re working. This is not always practical, but it keeps a separation from you and your team from the customers who patronize your business. If you have to touch things over and over, but mindful of what you touch so you can limit cross contamination. This applies to L.A. County as much as anywhere else.

Taking responsibility for your own safety

To clean yourself and stay safe during this pandemic and beyond, it's going to come down to you doing your own sanitizing and social distancing to keep yourself safe at work. Although we are working with business owners in finding solutions to make the workplace safer. In doing this, many of our traditional human customs will need to change. We are already seeing the handshake transitioning to the elbow bump but even that is too much contact according to the CDC.

I think it would be wise here in Los Angeles to learn from Asian traditions and start bowing.

Job sanitizing a Phone

Being safe when returning to work in Los Angeles

The most important thing that you, your employees and your families can do before returning to your workplace and enjoying the view of your downtown Highrise is to come self-contained. Bring your own coffee, water, food, etc. Focus on being in a bubble with as little interaction as possible. Have your own disinfection solution and use it all the time. Keep away from others as much as possible and definitely keep your 6 foot safe space when walking down the street or talking to somebody, regardless of if you need that human element in your life.

It's important to note that workplace bathrooms should be cleaned at least 2 to 3 times a day. For areas where multiple people are utilizing facilities like water stations, we each need to do our own touchpoint disinfecting as we go. We recommend signage in all Los Angeles bathrooms to advice workers and employees to be mindful and clean up after themselves.

Mindfulness is the best way to mitigate risk

As you probably know, soap and water will do wonders for hands. And frequent changing of clothing will help matters even more. But it’s the mindfulness that might matter the most. Most people aren’t even aware of how many things they touch on a daily basis. Not to mention how often those things are laden with harmful chemicals, bacteria, viruses and filth.

Thanks to our frontline workers

Healthcare workers such as nurses and doctors have it the worst. Other workers on the front lines like firefighters police officers are also exposed much more often. That's why we’re happy to provide our front line workers a discount for any of our services.

Let us do the work for you

If you hire us, we’ll make sure that when we leave, the coronavirus will be wiped out for your Los Angeles business, community meeting place, or home. This includes 99.9% of all other germs and bacteria as well. Our L.A. team of experts will use a professional process that will eradicate your workplace from Covid-19 and give you a clean bill of health. That way you can be sure that when you open your doors to customers, they can rest assured that they’re patronizing a business that is safe and clean. We even issue a professional paper certificate that you can display to your patrons.

Job's specialized equipment for disinfection

If your Los Angeles business is open, or you’re planning on opening it as the quarantine expires and restrictions are relaxed, hiring us to come clean for your is a great way to start. Not only will we completely disinfect your facility, but we’ll help you devise a plan specifically for those work spaces and work areas that are frequently used and subject to cross contamination between your workers and customers.

We can also help advise you on how you should go about handling somebody who might have been exposed to the virus. We’ll help you retrace their steps and clean anything they may have been in contact with. To prevent these situations, it will be important to start tracking and limiting who comes into contact with what. For example, we recommend that for the time being, you limit inter-office employee communications and conversations to keep exposure to the bare minimum. It’s a bummer, but for right now, it necessary to keep your house clean, and your business safe so we can all go back to enjoying the weather and beautiful sunsets.

There's a light at the end of the tunnel

In time, things may return to normal and we may even forget about this whole mess. Let’s hope. This has been a tough time for everybody.

Until then, please consider using our service to come out to your business or home. We can clean, disinfect and certify your surroundings so that your family feels safe, and your customers and employees feel secure.

We can remove the coronavirus from any kind of Los Angeles building including:

  • Restaurants
  • Hospitals
  • Stores
  • Offices
  • Malls
  • Shopping Centers
  • Homes
  • Apartments
  • Condominiums

Whatever the situation, Naturally Green Cleaning has you covered. Our Covid-19 cleaning service is an excellent way to start fresh and be virus free.

Want to learn more?

Sometimes it's helpful to take matters into your own hands. If you are looking to clean your Los Angeles home or business of the coronavirus yourself, please read our article on coronavirus cleaning to learn more about viruses and how to effectively remove Covid-19 from your home or business yourself.

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Get Peace of Mind for your Business or Home

Your space will be disinfected of Covid-19
and you'll be issued a written certificate to
prove it. The service includes:

  • Touch point - for the most commonly touched objects
  • Deep cleaning - with a fogger to remove any remaining viruses
  • A certificate - to show your employees and customers that
    your place is safe
  • Training - learn how to stay protected
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