Deep cleaning must be a part of any fitness center cleaning schedule. It’s as simple as that, but deep cleaning is inherently something that can’t be done every time you clean the gym. Throughout the year, wiping down equipment, vacuuming the floors, and other general maintenance should suffice.
However, particularly in the environment of a fitness center, deep cleaning is important after surges in high activity. At a certain point, the number of people coming in and out of your doors becomes too much for normal cleaning procedures to get a handle on. In a gym, patrons are not just at risk of feeling disgusted or discouraged from visiting again but are at real risk of getting sick.
The end of the year brings with it the perennial New Year’s resolution, “I’m going to work out more this year.” Though many will abandon their resolution after a few months, the first few weeks of the year are bound to be some of the busiest. When the crowds inevitably thin out, deep cleaning will ensure that each area of your facility is spotless and ready for the year ahead.
Just think, starting each year with clean bathrooms, locker rooms, and other corners of your facility will make a massive difference for your members. Regular cleaning services will still be required, but you won’t be starting already behind.