Indoor playgrounds are extremely popular destinations for families with kids, however, if not properly washed they could become a hazard to public health and security. A suitable cleaning program is extremely vital
for maintaining your playground safe for children.
First, let's look at the differences between cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting.
Cleaning: using water and soap to get rid of chemical, physical, and microbial substances from surfaces.
Sanitizing: using substances or other verified methods to decrease the amount of germs on clean surfaces into a safe level.
Disinfecting: using chemicals to eliminate all the germs recorded on the product label, which may consist of bacteria, parasites, or viruses.
You should always clean, then sanitize or disinfect. Germs may nevertheless be present even if playground surfaces appear clean. Properly cleaning afterward sanitizing or disinfecting will decrease dangerous germs and children's risk for disease and illness.
Regular cleaning and sanitizingIndoor park
surfaces should be washed and sanitized every day, and place cleaned during the day, even if they do not look cluttered. Clean and sanitize surfaces immediately if dirt is current. Clean surfaces thoroughly with warm water prior to repainting. Indoor Playgrounds International recommends assigning a staff member to constantly spot clean throughout the construction during business hours. Does this ensure a clean playground, but it will help reassure parents.
Body fluids (blood, urine, vomit, fecal matter) are highly infectious and should be cleaned up immediately. The affected area should be closed so staff can clean and disinfect. Clean surfaces thoroughly with soap and warm water before disinfecting.
Soap & Water: mild antibacterial soap and warm water are recommended for cleaning. Use approximately 2 tablespoons to a gallon water. Never use degreaser on any plastics, domes, or chimney.
Soft cloths: clean, absorbent soft cotton cloths are better to use for cleaning.
Soft bristle brush: use clean, soft bristle brushes for cleaning ropes and net crawls, and removing debris and dust out of plastics. Wash and rinse the surface immediately after using to remove any residue.
Paper towels: not use paper towels on domes or windows.
Harsh chemicals: not use harsh chemicals like chlorine, bleach, or other chemicals that may degrade or dull the plastic.
At Indoor Playgrounds International, we place safety and cleanliness of above all else. Showing parents you care about the health and security of their kids indoor playground
ensures they'll return and spread the word.