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Why Clean Schools Are Important

Parents today are given more and more options for where to send their children for school. This places even greater emphasis on schools to maintain the highest possible standards. Clean schools are one of these important standards. Cleanliness of the facilities where children are going to be spending a large part of their lives is a big deal.

Any school in southeast Idaho — from Rexburg to Blackfoot should place high priority on creating the best possible environment for their students. This includes keeping things as clean as possible. 

Most schools have hundreds of students attending each day. The majority of those hundreds of students will go through the day touching door knobs, dirty floors, etc. There are also a good number of them that will cough, sneeze, and do other things without washing their hands. It is the perfect environment for germs. It can be quite a challenge to maintain a clean environment at school. Here’s a closer look at some of the benefits of maintaining a neat and clean school.

Better Learning

It is much easier to focus on the task at hand in a space that is organized, neat, and clean. This will enable teachers to do a more effective job. Which, in turn, will allow the students to learn and get their work done much easier than if the school is a cluttered mess.

Studies show that nearly all students get distracted in an unclean environment. This includes things that can be easily missed during daily cleaning such as dirty corners and smudge marks on the surfaces inside the school. On the other hand, when the floors and freshly cleaned, surfaces are dusted, and the trash emptied, students have proven to do better.

Healthy Teachers

A school can only be as good as its teachers. In order for teachers to be able to do their job to the best of their ability, they need to be in good health. This will help them to avoid getting sick and should also reduce the impact of allergy symptoms. This will reduce the number of teaching days that are missed by teachers. This not only helps the teachers, but will also benefit the students in the school as well.

Healthier Students

Speaking of staying healthy — this is very important for students as well as teachers. School cleanliness can make a world of difference when it comes to colds, flu, and allergies affecting students.

Colds And The Flu

Both colds and the flu will spread through students at school like crazy. Much of this spreading could be eliminated if each and every student was diligent about washing their hands. But, we know that just doesn’t happen. One of the big problems is that germs and a flu virus can survive for hours after being left on a surface by a sick student. So any kids that come along afterwards and touch the same place are at risk of getting sick.

This is why general cleaning and tidying up is not enough to maintain a healthy school atmosphere. Disinfectant cleaners that will kill those germs are a must for cleaning surfaces in a school. It is also extremely important to make sure that the right surfaces are cleaned with these disinfectants. This includes areas that are going to be touched frequently, such as computers, door handles, and desks.

Allergies And Asthma

It seems that there are more and more students that are dealing with issues from allergies and asthma. Common allergens that cause problems include pollen, mold, and dust mites. Kids dealing with a runny nose or itchy eyes are not going to do as well in school as they should. With a consistent cleaning schedule, allergy problems can be greatly reduced.

Commercial Cleaning Services

Maintaining clean schools is a big part of everything that makes a good school — from teaching to learning to all of the fun stuff. When a school wants to focus on learning, job satisfaction for its teachers, reducing sicknesses and allergy issues — a janitorial cleaning service can help. Commercial Cleaning Services of Idaho Falls provides all of the services necessary to sustain a great learning environment. We have over 35 years of experience with customers that have grown to trust us. So can YOU!

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