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Toilets - Daily

Sinks, hand basins and their surrounds, including splash backs, ledges, inner and outer surfaces of bowls, overflows, plugs, drain holes, taps, supports, pipes, traps etc, to be dry and free of all soilage, hairs, smears, debris etc, after cleaning. Taps to be polished. No build up of soilage or staining materials to be permitted.

Urinals and bowls to be free of scale, debris or other obstructions after cleaning. The inner surfaces of bowls and stalls to be thoroughly scrubbed during cleaning. All associated pipe work and cisterns to be free of smears, streaks and stains after cleaning. No build up of soluble or staining materials on stalls, bowls, pipes, cisterns, and related surfaces to be permitted.

All interior surfaces including rims and other hidden areas of WC bowls to be thoroughly scrubbed during cleaning, the exterior of bowls, seats, seat hinges and associated pipe work and cisterns to be thoroughly cleaned so as to be free of all marks, streaks and stains. No build up of soilage to staining materials to be permitted. Particular attention to be paid to areas less accessible such as flushing rims, pipe connections, and seat pillars and hinges.

The exterior of toilet paper holders, towel cabinets and any other fixtures and fittings which may occur to be free of all streaks, smears, stains and other soilage after cleaning.

All mirrors to be cleaned so as to be free of smears, stains and marks.

All chrome, copper, brass and other metal finishes to be maintained so as to be free of all tarnish, stains, verdigris and similar materials.

Hard Floors - Daily

NOTE: In the context of this schedule, hard floors include terrazzo, linoleum, PVC and thermoplastic, marble, lime stone tile etc. All hard floors are to be maintained in accordance with manufacturers instructions.

Swept or mop swept floors to be free of all dust and litter. No build up of dust and soilage at edges, under furniture or in corners to be permitted.

Damp or wet mopped floors to be free of all scuffmarks and soilage adhering to floor.

Buffed or spray cleaned floors to have an even sheen, free of scuffs and to be of good general appearance.

Biannual (toilet floors) - Powdered polish or polish which has deteriorated such that an acceptable standard of appearance can no longer be maintained to be stripped or scrubbed, as necessary, and one or two coats of polish applied as appropriate. Polish to be removed using an approved stripping agent.

Carpets - Daily

Vacuumed carpets to be free of surface litter and debris. No build up of dust, fluff or similar soilage to be permitted at edges, under furniture or in corners.

All stains to be removed as they arise by spotting.

No static charge shall be allowed to build up on any carpet.

Biannually - Deep clean of all carpets in accordance with the manufacturers instructions.

Six monthly - Deep clean walkways on a quarterly basis in accordance with the manufacturers instructions.

Entrance/Barrier Mats - Daily

Wells after cleaning to be free if all accumulation of litter, debris and soilage in general. Tiled frontages to be wet mopped.

Stairs - Daily

Stairs and intermediate landing to be maintained so as to be free of dust, debris, tarter ears, smears, fluff and any other soilage. Particular attention to be given to edges, corners, strings and risers to ensure no accumulation or build up of soilage occurs.

Banister rails and balustrades, including side panels, to be free of dust after dusting.

Spot cleaning and damp wiping to remove all stains, marks, streaks, finger marks or other soilage.

Lifts - Daily

Runners to be kept free of accumulation of grit, debris and other materials interfering with the operation of the lift doors.

Control panels and surfaces to be cleaned and polished so as to be free of finger marks, smears, streaks and any other soilage.

Walls, Doors, Skirting, Screens, Partitions etc. - Daily

All surfaces to be free of dust and smears after dusting.

All finger marks, smears, stain and general soilage to be removed during cleaning by spot cleaning, damp wiping or washing as appropriate, to leave surfaces clean, dry and smear free.

No smears, streaks or build up of soilage, particularly on the skirting and door kick plates to be permitted.

Walls to be free of dust and smears after dusting.

Brightwork and door furniture to be maintained so as to be tarnish free. Metal polish to be washed from bright work before dry and buffing

Furniture -Daily

NOTE: In these context if this schedule, furniture shall be taken to include tables, desks, chairs, filing cabinets, lockers, shelving units, cupboards and any similar or related items.

All surfaces to be free if dust and smears after dusting.

All finger marks, smears, stains and general soilage to be removed during cleaning by spot cleaning, damp wiping or washing, as appropriate, to leave surfaces clean, dry and smear free.

No build up or accumulation of soilage on any surface to be permitted. Particular attention to be paid to edges and corners.

PVC or other plastic surface to be cleaned by damp wiping or lightly scrubbing with a dilute solution of neutral detergent using the minimum of solution possible to obtain the result. The fabric must be thoroughly dried and buffed after wet cleaning.

Upholstered cloth covering to be thoroughly vacuumed including all nooks and crevices. No build up of dust or loose soilage to be permitted.

Fire Appliances, Signs Etc. - Daily

To be free of dust, smears, streaks and stains after cleaning.

External Windows, Frames And Cladding - Quarterly

After cleaning, both the inside and outside of external windows windowpanes to be free of all marks, streaks and smears.

All streaks and runs to be removed from surrounds as they occur

Cladding to be free of dirt & grime

Entrance/Reception Area Glass Doors - Daily

After cleaning, both sides of entrance and reception area glass to be free of all marks, streaks and smears.

All streaks and runs to be removed from surrounds as they occur.

Main & Side Entrances - Including Reception Desks, Metalwork, Walls & Paintwork - Daily

The area in front and to the sides of all entrances will be maintained free from debris, litter, spills etc.

Periodic Special Cleans

Periodic cleans are defined as those specific tasks that will be time defined in their completion. That time definition will be weekly, bi-weekly, calendar monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, six monthly and annually.

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