A Tutorial on Measuring Cleanliness

May 12, 2020

Cleaning is defined as the effective removal of unwanted matter. Measuring cleanliness has taken on a whole new meaning in light of the coronavirus pandemic. In the past, we have relied on sight and smell to determine if an environment is clean, but this may not be enough as cleaning standards rise.

Watch the latest Straight Talk Video to learn how to use adenosine triphosphate (ATP) measurement to determine how well you are removing pathogens that cannot be seen or smelled. ATP is found in all biological matter so a high ATP reading indicates that although a surface may look clean, it is covered in biological contaminants, some of which may be harmful bacteria and viruses.

Check out other videos for more cleaning and restoration tips on Straight Talk’s new Facebook page.

Latest Articles

Workplace Safety
May 29, 2020 Matt Hayas

4 Workplace Safety Strategies for Cleaning Professionals

May 22, 2020 Amy W. Richardson

Robots to the Rescue

May 18, 2020 Robert Kravitz

Exploring a New but Dusty Add-On Service

Sponsored Articles

2020 CMM Carpet Care Webinar
April 20, 2020 Sponsored by SoftBank Robotics

2020 CMM Carpet Care Webinar: The Right Match

April 9, 2020 Sponsored by Spartan Chemical Company

Hand Hygiene: Compliance Reduces Spread of Disease

March 19, 2020 Sponsored by Hydro Systems Co

Dispensing Cleanliness During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Recent News

Don’t Forget to Take CMM’s Poll
June 4, 2020 CMM Daily News

Don’t Forget to Take CMM’s Poll

June 4, 2020 CMM Daily News

USGBC Develops Credit For COVID-19 and Green Cleaning

June 4, 2020 CMM Daily News

Use Eye Protection to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19