Cleaning and disinfecting a facility can be a difficult task, especially when it comes if you’re at the end of your tenancy. Not only does it require a lot of effort and time, but it also requires a certain level of knowledge and expertise to ensure that the job is done right.


End of tenancy cleaning doesn’t have to be a chore or bore. This guide will help you understand when and how to sanitise and clean your space, including what you need to do before, during, and after the cleaning process.


Understanding the importance of cleaning and disinfecting

The primary reason for cleaning and disinfecting a facility is to keep the environment safe and hygienic for everyone who uses it. No matter the space, cleaning and disinfecting are essential for preventing the spread of germs, bacteria and viruses.


Preparing for cleaning and disinfecting

Before you start cleaning and disinfecting, it is essential to prepare the area. This includes removing any clutter, dust and debris. You should also ensure that you have all the necessary supplies and equipment on hand and ready to go.


Types of cleaning and disinfecting products

There are a variety of cleaning and disinfecting products available on the market, each with its own strengths and weaknesses. Some of the most commonly used products include disinfectant sprays, wipes and solutions. Depending on the area and surfaces that you’re cleaning, you might be able to use standard all-purpose cleaners and sanitisers.


Cleaning and disinfecting procedures

Cleaning and disinfecting procedures will vary depending on the type of facility you are cleaning, as well as the type of cleaning and disinfecting products you are using. 


But no matter what you’re cleaning and how, you should always read the product label before using the product and follow the instructions carefully.


You should clean the surfaces thoroughly, removing any dirt, dust and debris. Afterwards, you should apply the disinfectant product, making sure to cover all surfaces. For some products, you should allow the product to sit for about 3 to 5 minutes. Lastly, rinse the surfaces thoroughly with water and let them air dry.


Personal protective equipment (PPE)

When cleaning and disinfecting, it is important to wear proper personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep yourself safe from the chemicals and substances within the cleaning products. PPE may include gloves, masks, gowns and eye protection.


When to clean and disinfect

Cleaning and disinfecting should be done on a regular basis, especially in areas where there’s lots of people. You should also clean in places where germs, bacteria and viruses are likely to spread. In addition, cleaning at the end of your lease is important, as you should deep clean and disinfect the entire facility to ensure that it is safe and hygienic for the next occupants.



Cleaning and disinfecting a home or facility is a crucial task that should not be taken lightly. By following the ticks and tricks within this blog post, you can ensure that your facility is safe and hygienic for everyone who uses it. 


From preparing the area and selecting the right cleaning products, to following proper procedures and wearing appropriate PPE, you’re now well-equipped to start your end of tenancy cleaning!