Just as beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so, too, is cleanliness.
Well, from a purely scientific sense, no; a surface is either free from unwanted matter — be it dirt, germs, bacteria, spores or whatever what have you — or it isn’t. But, from an aesthetic point of view, the definition of cleanliness can differ greatly from person to person.
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One’s clean can be another’s unkempt. What is mechanically functional to someone can be classified as in disrepair to some else. It is all perspective-based.
Given the inherent cleanliness discrepancy, it is important to view cleaning outcomes from the perspectives of building occupants and not solely on what you and your workers think “clean” is.
True cleanliness — either that which can be scientifically proven or the basics of how something looks — is all in the details.
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