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Interior Cans, Should they be cleaned?

Your interior kitchen garbage cans are often over looked, even though it is one of the most important containers in your household. We tend to take it for granted always knowing where it is when we need to throw something away on a daily basis. We don't usually think about how they are holding onto bacteria and viruses.

Types of bacteria on our garbage cans :

  1. Aerobic bacteria: These bacteria thrive in the presence of oxygen and are responsible for breaking down organic matter. They play a crucial role in the decomposition process.

  2. Anaerobic bacteria: These bacteria thrive in the absence of oxygen and are also involved in the decomposition of organic materials. They often produce foul-smelling byproducts.

  3. Pathogenic bacteria: In some cases, harmful bacteria that can cause diseases may be present. This can be a concern, especially if the garbage contains waste from sources like raw meat.

Types of viruses on our garbage bins :

  1. Respiratory Viruses: If the garbage includes used tissues, napkins, or other items contaminated with respiratory secretions, viruses such as influenza viruses or common cold viruses (e.g., rhinoviruses) could be present.

  2. Gastrointestinal Viruses: If the garbage contains items contaminated with fecal matter, there may be viruses like norovirus or rotavirus, which are known for causing gastrointestinal infections.

  3. Herpesviruses: Certain herpesviruses, such as herpes simplex virus (HSV), can survive on surfaces for a period. These viruses can cause oral or genital herpes.

I understand the fact that we don't really like thinking about it, but when we grab our full garbage bags. ( even with gloves ) We are transporting all types of bacteria and viruses around our homes when we bring that full trash bag to our outside garbage bins. Think about all the things we touch, door knobs, trash bin lids, and kitchen cabinets just to complete that mundane task of taking out the trash. We usually do all of that before we wash our hands, and most of us probably don't go back through our house and wipe down the surfaces we touched during that process. Ultimately it's up to you to decide whether or not cleaning your garbage cans is important to you. Here are some benefits of hiring a trash bin cleaning company to do this task.

  1. When you hire us, It saves you time and we know how time is precious because we know how busy life can be. we come to your house on your scheduled day

  2. It keeps your families home cleaner and healthier from bacteria & viruses. We clean your bins and take the waste water away.

  3. It keeps your home looking better and smelling great! No one likes seeing dirty garbage bins inside or out.

So in conclusion when we maintain your exterior cans but your interior cans as well. Your family and friends will be able to enjoy a cleaner and healthier environment in your home. Contact us today, your friendly bin cleaner to schedule your first cleaning. When you sign up for one of our cleaning services, we can clean your interior kitchen can for 5 dollars extra.

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