COVID-19 ‘deep clean’ driving up prices, businesses say

Cleaning companies say the cost of a “COVID-19 deep cleaning” has increased since the introduction of a discount for small businesses that became exposure sites.

As of December last year, any business that needs to spotless their commercial cleaning facilities can get a refund of up to $10,000 from the Andrews government. The government has paid out a total of $1.7 million to 727 companies.

Melbourne after a COVID-19 horror. According to several companies, the refunds have raised the price of a deep clean-up to $5,000. But Health Director Brett Sutton said Friday the need to clean up places visited by a COVID-19 positive person will change, likely eliminating the $10,000 corporate allowance.

“We know from international literature and a deeper understanding of what surface pollution can do that it really isn’t as big a risk as split air [and] like in the same indoor space,” said Professor Sutton, a positive person about COVID-19.

“The cleanings that have to happen are really the high-touch surfaces … He said some cleaning companies have promised legitimate cleaning techniques that are not required for COVID-19, such as “fogging” – chemical disinfectants used as mist and routinely used in the food industry for hard-to-store areas.

Like Ghostbusters. It is definitely not the way to go about eradicating a COVID outbreak, ” he said. Ironically, simply cleaning surfaces with a disinfectant is the way to go. Multiple appointments “because it looks like cleaners are asking what they want.

The industry isn’t regulated, but there are guidelines … ‘Are they recommended?’ You are better off than hiring a cleaner through Facebook ads Ad exposure sites. He said that while companies affected by coronavirus exposure have yet to clean up, the requirements are still required.

“A little over the top and given vaccination rates, it becomes less necessary.” He said the government, which is paying for COVID-19 “deep cleans,” is not the answer. “Let the people close at noon, clean up well and move on.

We Don’t Shut Down if anyone was in our business, with state small business spokesman David Southwick, saying many businesses were struggling to access allowance payments during the shutdown.

They have been taken advantage of, he said, adding that it was a waste of taxpayers’ money and the time and effort of small businesses.

He said that instead of “giving excessive grants for questionable deep cleans”, Prime Minister Daniel Andrews needed to address the needs of small businesses more precisely to get back on track.

The Minister for Small Businesses, Jayla Milford, was contacted to ask whether the government would stop reimbursing the cleanup. His office did not respond until the deadline.