Category Archives: Disinfection

Understanding the Importance of a Disinfectant Label

Choosing the right disinfectant to use and applying it properly is a critical step in the cleaning process. Important information regarding dwell times and kill claims can be found on the products label. These label instructions will provide your staff … Continue reading

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Understanding the Differences Between Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting

In today’s society, there are an immense number of microorganisms, bacteria and viruses in a person’s immediate surroundings. And, it’s not unusual to think that performing daily cleaning routines will limit the number of bacteria within the workplace. However, this … Continue reading

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Hand Hygiene Tips for Back to School

School season is quickly approaching, and as children return to the classroom, parents and teachers can’t help but worry about the surfaces they are constantly interacting with.  According to an infographic from Kimberly-Clark Professional, surfaces that teachers and students touch … Continue reading

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Disinfected Surfaces – Are they Really Clean?

A recent post on InfectionControl.tips has shed some interesting light on cleaning practices in today’s society. Many of us have our own perspective of what ‘clean’ means, and some perspectives vary drastically from person to person, but science remains the … Continue reading

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Restaurant Solutions from Swish? Yes!

In the 13 years we’ve been working closely with restaurant owners, our warewash division specialists continue to be amazed by restaurateurs’ unquenched passion for hospitality and ability to satisfy particular taste buds. In order to harness each of these capabilities, … Continue reading

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The Rise of ‘Phantom Menace’… the Superbug

According to a recent post by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), scientists are warning about the rise of a dangerous superbug they are calling the “phantom menace.” The strains of this bug stem from a family of … Continue reading

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Understanding Disinfection Terminology

Disinfectants play a major role in the professional cleaning industry. They are not only used in healthcare settings, but in schools, offices as well as large and small public facilities. However, unlike other cleaning products, disinfectants have their own terms … Continue reading

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