Industrial Cleaners – Your 5 Step Guide to Industrial Deep Cleaning for Safe Working Environment

Industrial businesses require emergency, periodic and one-off deep cleans. APT can facilitate your industrial cleaners requirements in Sheffield and across the UK, whilst helping you remain complaint with the appropriate Health and Safety standards. It is essential to keep your commercial business clean to avoid accidents, fire hazards and production downtime, this is something our industrial cleaners can help with.

Maintaining clean and organised industrial business can not only be stressful, but also time consuming. For an organisation to maintain a safe and healthy working environment, its paramount that large areas are professionally cleaned, using the right industrial cleaning chemicals and equipment on a regular basis particularly in food factory manufacturing plants.

What Is Industrial Deep Cleaning?

Industrial deep cleaning is an essential part of maintaining your factory or manufacturing facility in Sheffield or the UK and can include cleaning every area of the business from high level cleaning to industrial floor cleaning, cleaning of cladding (internal and external), oil removal and spills, machinery cleaning, factory roof and gutters, sky lights, air conditioning units and window cleaning. It can also include areas such as pit cleaning or tank cleaning. Our industrial cleaners provide all sorts of services specific to your requirements.

Ensuring that your business undertakes a deep clean will help maintain not only your building’s structure but your equipment too. It will prolong the life of your machinery thus saving you money in the long run.

What do your Industrial Cleaners need?

This depends on the service you choose whether you are opting for a full deep clean, a period clean, regular clean or a specific area clean. You may need access lifts, scissor lifts, or cherry pickers on site. Thought also needs to go into access points, are they high or wide enough for machinery? Where are the utility and water points.

Generally, it is advised that a full plan is put in place and timelines of cleaning is worked out. Do you require weekend workers, out of hours working to avoid any disruption? Putting a working plan in place avoids long machinery hire charges, should they be needed. It’s one of those ‘fail to plan, plan to fail’ situations that can cost a lot of money if the company you choose to hire in is not accredited or a seasoned veteran at industrial cleaning! APT have 30 years of technical experience to guide you in the right direction whilst at the same time help you save money – you can call us on 0800 0723 773 and talk to our experts.

What does industrial cleaning include?

  1. Prepare the area properly
  2. Preliminary organising and cleaning
  3. The deep clean – done by a professional company, using the right equipment and approved cleaning chemicals to British Standards
  4. Flooring – ensuring its hazard and obstruction free
  5. Ongoing maintenance plan

The Process our Industrial Cleaners Use

  • Step 1 – The Preparation

Prior to the area being cleaned, our industrial cleaners ensure precautions and risk assessments must be put in place. It’s important to ensure that the area is cleared. We recommend removing any vehicles, such as hand trucks and forklifts, along with any delicate items or cover them over to keep them safe. It’s necessary to remove all potential obstructions or hazards that might be present when it comes to cleaning.

  • Step 2 – Preliminary Organising & Cleaning

We recommend that before you assign a company of specialist industrial cleaners to carry out your professional industrial clean that it’s worth organising and cleaning your industrial premises. Encourage your staff to sort out their working spaces and any equipment that they use, removing any large bits of debris as they go. It could be worth sourcing an industrial-strength vacuum to remove prevent large amounts of dust in the air which can be used by the industrial cleaners.

  • Step 3 – The Deep Clean

It’s important for industrial facilities to be professionally cleaned using specialist commercial cleaning chemicals and the most suitable equipment for the task at hand, no matter the requirements. Engaging the right company of industrial cleaners is paramount to ensuring that the facility is cleaned in a careful and effective manner, using the right chemicals for the job.

It’s important for high locations to be cleaned first so that the debris naturally falls to the lower levels. High-level cleaning can be dangerous and requires a trained cleaning team, the right equipment, and suitable chemicals to remove debris, dirt, and grime easily and effectively. If any high-level painting is required, we also recommend completing this at this stage. Our industrial cleaners are accredited to IPAF & IRATA standards.

Once the high levels have been tackled, it’s important to remain organised and focus on the lower areas gradually. Some areas to address might include, the tops of pallets and pallet racks, upper windows and window frames, heating and/or cooling ducts, door frames, shelving, and equipment.

Having the right equipment such as telescopic cleaning attachment and accordion lifts will ensure safe access and the ability to clean difficult to reach areas. Or team of highly trained industrial cleaners, will ensure that all equipment is prepared beforehand so that you don’t have to. We follow all required safety standards associated with working at height when performing these tasks, along with using the most suitable equipment for high level tasks.

  • Step 4 – Flooring

Keeping flooring hazard and obstruction free, along with slip-proof is essential in a working industrial facility to avoid accidents. Modern industrial floor cleaners can be a great way to remove embedded dirt, grime, and stains. At APT, we have a full range of industrial floor cleaning chemicals which we use on the job and recommend to clients for future use too.

  • Step 5 – Create a maintenance plan going forward

Keeping up to date with regular and periodic cleans is an essential part of the process when it comes to deep cleans. Working with our clients, we put in place a longer-term maintenance plan to help ensure they keep on top of things and use the right industrial cleaning supplies. Using the right cleaning chemicals in-house, daily means that the facility will be regularly cleaned. Encouraging your teams and giving them time in their day to ensure things are clean will be important for the future cleanliness and organisation of the industrial warehouse.

Why Use A Professional Industrial Cleaning Company?

APT have a large team of trained, knowledgeable and experienced industrial cleaners who have worked in industrial facilities of all sizes throughout the UK for many, many years. This includes Tata Steel, Nexperia, Abingdon Carpets, Doncasters and more.

APT Industrial Cleaning Services provides your industrial facility and industrial equipment the care it deserves. Our years of industry understanding, and specific cleaning methods deliver outstanding results for industrial facilities, fit to your specifications. Not only do we help with the cleaning of facilities and equipment, but we also have a team on hand to regenerate your equipment and machinery bringing it back to life!

After an initial site survey, we will provide you with a specific cleaning project plan, tailored exactly to your needs and in compliance with the Health & Safety regulations. Then we will send you a dedicated, specialist team of industrial cleaners who are thoroughly trained and well-equipped to implement your bespoke cleaning project.

Unlike other companies, APT can provide cleaning training to your staff. We work with consultant chemists to ensure that you only use the right and specified cleaning products on your machinery and services. The wrong products can attack surfaces causing thousands of pounds worth of damage; this is simply not worth it for ensuring you buy the right, accredited British Standard products. See Industrial Cleaning Product Supplies from APT Commercial Chemicals

Save yourself the hassle searching for ‘industrial cleaning near me’ and ‘industrial cleaning companies’, call APT today on 0800 0723 773 to get advice or arrange a site survey.

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