The University of Iowa

Copy/Mailroom/Printing Space

What to Expect:  Tile is clean, but many be worn in high traffic areas. Tile stains will remain if we are not able to remove them with spot cleaning techniques.  Traffic patterns may appear in carpet, certain carpet stains will remain if we are not able to remove them with spot cleaning techniques. Near end of semester, floor finish may be dull or scratched, depending on weather and use.  During the winter, foot traffic will bring moisture and dirt into the classrooms and computer labs during the day. The cleanliness level is based on the APPA Staffing Guidelines – Level 3

Frequency Task

Daily

Empty trash and recycling bins, if present; remove large debris before dust mopping or vacuuming the floor; mop or spot clean floor, as needed; clean major spills from floors, as needed.
Weekly Clean door handles, frames and light switches; spot extract carpet stains, as needed.
Monthly Dust empty horizontal surfaces such as windowsills, baseboards and fixtures.
Annually Scrub and refinish floors, as needed; extract carpet as needed; clean fixtures, as needed; clean walls, as needed.