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Electrostatic Misting

What Is Electrostatic Disinfection?

Electrostatic spray surface cleaning is the process of spraying an electrostatically charged mist onto surfaces and objects. Electrostatic spray uses a specialized solution that is combined with air and atomized by an electrode inside the sprayer. Subsequently, the spray contains positively charged particles that are able to aggressively adhere to surfaces and objects. Because the particles in the spray are positively charged, they cling to and coat any surface they’re aimed at.

 

For awkwardly shaped objects or hard to reach places, cleaning staff only have to point and spray; the nature of the mist allows it to coat surfaces evenly, and envelope objects—even if the mist is only sprayed from one side. After the spray is applied, the sanitizing agent works to disinfect the covered surfaces. For this reason, electrostatic spray is an excellent solution for germ and contaminant ridden areas.

How Does Electrostatic Disinfection Work

Electrostatic spray is electrically charged, allowing the appropriate sanitizers, mold preventatives and disinfectants to wrap around and evenly coat all types of surfaces for a more complete clean.

As the chemical exits the electrostatic sprayer, it’s given a positive electrical charge. The droplets then become attracted to all negative surfaces, covering the visible area, When it comes to cleaning surfaces and objects, traditional dry and wet dusting tends to be the first methods that come to mind. While these cleaning techniques are tried and true, they do little more than spread filth around, unless the rags used are washed regularly. Dry dusting kicks up resting particles, redistributing them into the air and onto other surfaces. Wet dusting can involve harmful cleaning chemicals and make it hard to reach certain spots or objects underside and backside, with the sanitizing agent. Surfaces that are already covered will repel the spray, making the method extremely efficient.

Questions You may have

  1. Can my family be at home during this process?
    Yes. All of our processes and products are safe for your family.
  2. Is this safe for my pets?
    Yes. Pets can walk on the floors and it will not harm them.
  3. How soon can space be used after an electrostatic and/or fogging disinfecting service?
    Spaces can be used an hour after the electrostatic disinfectant services. We recommend that all personnel vacate the service area during these services and that all air units and fans be shut off until space is reoccupied.
  4. How often do you recommend service to be conducted?
    Electrostatic services can be conducted as often as required by the site and situation. Medical facilities typically require more frequent services, however during peak flu seasons sensitive facilities (e.g. education centers, sports facilities, etc.) tend to increase their service frequency.
  5. How long does the service last on treated areas?
    The service lasts throughout the chemical dwell time and as long as space is not reinfected with bacteria and/or viruses. If you think space becomes reinfected, then we recommend follow-up electrostatic/fogging services.
  6. What’s the difference between using a cleaner and using a disinfectant?
    If a surface is dirty, it must be cleaned before the surface can be adequately sanitized and disinfected. Dirt and grime create a barrier that will not allow a sanitizer/disinfectant to do its job. So, to fully protect your office and work environment, it’s important to clean first and then sanitize/disinfect.
  7. Does the disinfectant used by United Building Maintenance protect my family from viruses?
    Our clean, sanitize and disinfecting process kills 99.9% of all germs, allergens, bacteria and viruses that it comes in contact with. It can be used to disinfect your carpets, upholstery and hard surfaces including children’s toys and kitchen/bathroom counters.
  8. What information does the CDC provide regarding cleaning and disinfection of my home to prevent viruses including the Coronavirus?
    In response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) outbreak, the CDC has published cleaning and disinfecting guidelines on its website. The information can be found at the CDC website. The solutions United Building Maintenance uses to clean and disinfect qualify as EPA-approved emerging viral pathogens that are suitable for porous and non-porous surfaces.
  9. When can Employees return back to work?
    Our disinfectant neutralizes 99.99% of all viruses, bacteria, germs within 10 minutes. After we complete the process, you are free to return back to work after we complete the process.
  10. With so many disinfectants on the market, how does United Building Maintenance choose the best one?
    It is definitely true that not all disinfectants are created equal. Some disinfectants are highly toxic, contain VOC’s and require a rinse after 10 minutes. Some disinfectants will even permanently damage floors, counters and other surfaces.

Our core disinfectant, uses a unique chemical compound called chlorine dioxide

Chlorine dioxide has been used during Anthrax attacks, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, to purify drinking water, and most recently to kill MRSA in schools and hospitals.

Chlorine dioxide –  Kills 99.999% of Viruses | for more info on click here Chlorine dioxide 

Has Chlorine dioxide been tested?

Chlorine dioxide is an EPA-registered hospital disinfectant that is designed to be a powerhouse germ killer, while at the same time being gentle, fragrance-free, and safe to use around kids and pets. Chlorine dioxide to disinfect items and surfaces in your home, vehicle, workplace, or school. 

 

Facts at a glance about Electrostatic Disinfectant

  • Covers 360-degrees of applied surfaces
  • Reduces the risk of cross contamination because of touch application processes
  • Allows for disinfectants to hold their cationic charge, which prevents dripping
  • Evenly distributed application allows for required disinfectant dwell times
  • Reaches hard-to-reach cleaning surfaces and spaces
  • Uses on average 65% less chemicals per square foot than standard cleaning (eco-friendly service option)

Why United Building Maintenance?

Just like you, United Building Maintenance, has always put loved ones and safety first. In these uncertain times one thing is for sure, our new normal requires more attention to cleanliness, and preventing and controlling the spread of infection. We have been in business for over 35 years and believe that due to our experience, attention to safety and detail has paved the way to help our community during these times. We are confident that our qualified experience brings us to introduce our new Electrostatic Disinfectant System. We will swiftly and effectively sanitize and disinfect your space, breaking the chain of pathogen mobility.

Unfortunately, simple household cleaners cannot meet the healthiest standards of clean, no matter how often or regular they might be used. This is where professional disinfecting and sterilizing services come into play. Our team of experienced technicians only works with the safest, most effective state-of-the-art steam cleaning sterilizing and disinfecting equipment and products that are 100% eco-friendly. We rely upon non-corrosive cleaners customized to meet the needs of your home or business and will completely sterilize your property and make it allergen, mold and germ-free.


Reducing Risk

Is Electrostatic Spray Disinfection Right For My Business?

As a contractor we have to get jobs done with minimal hassle and the trust of our clients. We believe it starts with having our clients feel safe. We work intimately in the homes of clients so by providing the extra service of sanitizing their home before and after a project is completed is providing top-level service to them

Your Home- Living with Peace of Mind-

Your home should be a safe haven for your family! As a part of your cleaning regimen, you can add the extra layer of disinfectant and sanitizing  by United Building Maintenance to ensure peace of mind. If you are planning a social gathering at your home, plan to have your home Electrostatic Mist Sprayed  before and after to provide peace of mind to your guests.

Electrostatic disinfection technology is superior to any other method of disinfecting!

Plan & Protect your staff & customers

Especially now, with the threat of deadly viruses like Coronavirus, MRSA, and Norovirus. Getting customers back in the door safe and confident is the main goal. With Electrostatic Mist Spraying Technologies by United Building Maintenance you will instill confidence that you are doing all YOU can as business to provide safety to your employees and customers.

Misters, fogging systems and manual trigger sprayers deliver very small droplets that passively deposit on surfaces based on the direction of spray and the effect of gravity. This results in uneven coverage of disinfectant, which can mean leaving harmful pathogens remaining on surfaces.

And spray/wipe methods are time-consuming, labor-intensive and disinfecting is only as good as the person wiping these surfaces.

Electrostatic disinfection services should be part of your plan for infection control and prevention and part of your regular cleaning services for:

  1. Restaurant /Common Spaces/Kitchen        
  2. Residential Homes
  3. Seniors care cleaning
  4. Recreation centre and gym cleaning
  5. Medical offices & waiting areas
  6. Police Vehicles
  7. Hotel / Common spaces
  8. Class Rooms
  9. Theaters
  10. Retail

 

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