Surviving Life’s Messes during the Coronavirus

Surviving Life’s Messes during the Coronavirus

Surviving Life’s Messes during the Coronavirus

A Clean Home Protects You From the Coronavirus

Commercial Cleaning and Restoration is open because we play a critical part in fighting Coronavirus as an essential service for the city of Tucson and their properties.

Commercial businesses have turned to restoration professionals to clean contaminated spaces. As a restoration professional, we are ideally suited to respond because of our experience in remediating airborne pollutants that infect the lungs like asbestos and mold spores.

  • We use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) gloves and mask and when necessary a PPE suit.
    See below for CDC instructions on making your own face mask.
  • We are trained to identify and sanitize high-touch surfaces
  • We are trained to protect clients, the public, and our crew against pathogens
  • We have IICRC certified crews and proper insurance to do this type of work

How does this help your family?

For our residential customers, the CDC recommends cleaning visibly dirty surfaces as the first step in the prevention of COVID-19. It is our job to protect your family from germs, dirt, and other contaminants. In fact, we are an industry leader in removing contaminants from carpet and hold the highest rating by the Carpet and Rug Institute.


Some Messes Can’t Wait…. Cleaning Pet Messes

Our customer called upset that her dog had peed on the living room couch. The odor was overwhelming and even after using urine enzymes she could not get the odor to go away. We reassured her that we could clean the odor with our EPA approved sanitizing cleaning products, which were much stronger than the enzyme she had used.

When our technician came to the house, she was appreciative of the special precautions we took for her safety and our crew’s safety.

  • We used personal protective equipment (PPE) gloves and mask.
  • We were respectful of the social distancing requirements.
  • We even cleaned all of our touch points on doorknobs, etc. after we finished the cleaning.
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Cleaning Kid Messes

Moms have been calling because stay-at-home kids mean at-home messes. Messy kids are more creative and science shows that messy kids learn more. Here are some tips for you that will help keep your sanity during these stay-at-home times.

  • Encourage your kids to be creative in their bedrooms.
  • Realize that your home is never going to be fully cleaned.
  • Make family cleaning times part of your daily routine.
  • Remind yourself that while they are making craft messes, they are not glued to a screen.
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How do you get rid of marker messes on carpet or upholstery?

  • Blot with marker stain with alcohol.
  • Don’t rub because it will smear.
  • Keep blotting. 

While most kid’s messes take extra cleaning time each day, they are easily done. There are some messes that just can’t be cleaned without the help of a professional. According to the Mayo Clinic, anything that collects dust like your carpets can trigger allergy and asthma attacks. So if you find yourself challenged with a mess you can’t handle, like marker pens, we are here to help. Putting everything Like New Again.


Cleaning after the Car Picnic

We are experiencing more calls for car upholstery cleaning. More “car-picnics” are occurring because the restaurants are closed for COVID-19 and people are eating in their cars. Spills and stains are part of the deal when you are eating in your car. Permanent staining of your upholstery can occur if you don’t act fast. What to do?

  • Act fast and blot the spill with paper towels as much as you can.
  • Make a cleaning solution of 50/50 mixture of liquid dish soap and water.
  • Blot with a clean microfiber cloth but try to avoid soaking the stain to avoid water marks.
  • Once the stain has lifted, dip clean microfiber cloth into clean water and blot the area to rinse off the cleaning solution.
  • Dry the area with a hair dryer.

For more difficult hard-to-remove stains or if you are experiencing any odor, call us at 520-297-4736. Cleaning auto upholstery is one of the many services that Commercial Cleaning and Restoration has to offer.


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Offer Good July-August 2020

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A Guide to Wearing a Face Masks During Coronavirus

How to put your mask on and off

Always wash your hands first. Don’t touch the fabric part of the mask — that’s essentially the germ filter — and you don’t want to spread whatever germs it has trapped. Use the ear loops or ties to secure your mask and to remove it. The coverage area should go from near the bridge of your nose to down under your chin and stretch about halfway or more toward your ears. Pull the ties and loops so that it fits as snugly as possible against your face. If your mask has pleats, the folded side should be down.

How do you fit your mask properly

  • Fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face
  • Be secured with ties or ear loops
  • Include multiple layers of fabric
  • Allow for breathing without restriction
  • Be able to be laundered and machine dried without damage or change to shape

If you are using a mask right 90% of the time, you can still be 100% wrong. Do Not:

  • touch the mask once it’s secured on your face
  • dangle the mask from one ear
  • hang the mask around your neck or your head
  • reuse single-use masks

CDC Recommendations

CDC recommendations for how to fit a mask plus instructions for making your own no-sew mask.


Call us if you have a mess that can’t wait! We’re in this Together!


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