Counter Top Illness

Counter Top Illness

02 August 2018

Most of our kitchens are small with precious counter space. Our need to have our appliances out, ready for use add to the clutter we live with. Germs love our counters as they are breeding grounds for not only germs and bacteria, but for mold as well.

Our counters can be healthy with some easy to use products that will not only give our spaces healthy boost, but will make our environment look better to.

Remove everything:

First plan of action is to remove everything from our countertops. Starting with an empty area will allow us to disinfect properly and address hidden areas.

Use an all-purpose cleaner on every area of the counter. Pay attention to the corners and caulking. Water that lingers in these areas will cause stains on your counter but also allow mold to grow. Caulking that is worn out or moldy should be replaced.

Once the area is clean use a disinfectant on the countertops leaving it sit for 15-20 minutes will allow the disinfectant to kill the most germs and bacteria. Be sure to rinse the countertops after to remove any residual product.

The Appliances:

Cleaning and sanitizing your appliances such as your coffee maker, toaster, blender, and any other appliances on your counters will ensure you are not putting back the same germs and bacteria on your countertops.

Not all appliances need to be displayed at all times. If you only use the appliance once or twice a week then storing that appliance in a cabinet will free up much needed space.

The Dish Drain:

Most of us have a dish drain that we use for hand washed dishes. Taking the time to either clean and disinfect or to purchase a new one will go a long way in removing illness born germs and bacteria.

The Sink:

Some say our sinks harbor more germs than our bathrooms, which makes disinfecting this area a must on a regular basis.


We offer a vast amount of different products depending on your need but some of the most common and efficient ones are:

Clean By Peroxy has been created from specially selected surfactants and blended with hydrogen peroxide. This combination provides unprecedented cleaning action to most surfaces and surface soils. Clean By Peroxy will even tackle grease and grime found in grout and on glazed ceramic tile!

SD-20 (for a deep cleaning of mold and mildew often found in neglected appliances)

Sani-T-10 is a truly versatile product. It makes an excellent disinfectant or sanitizer for use in many areas including schools, hospitals, food processing plants, restaurants, bars and institutions, swimming pools. Sani-T-10 destroys both bacteria and the odor causing chemicals they produce

Foamy Q & A is a ready-to-use, acid-based formulation with special foaming action for fast and efficient maintenance of shower rooms, restrooms, locker rooms and other areas with similar surfaces to be cleaned. Foamy Q & A cleans and brightens by chemical action. Foamy Q & A can be used on a wide range of acid-resistant surfaces such as ceramic tile walls, toilet bowls, urinals, chrome, drinking fountains and other stainless steel surfaces.

RJ8, Spartan’s Tile & Grout Rejuvenator is a ready-to-use, spray and wipe product. It controls mold and mildew stains and wipes away soap scum in one easy step. One step RJ8 cleans and deodorizes a variety of hard surfaces in a restroom including wall tiles, grout, bathtubs, fiberglass, shower doors, vinyl curtains and porcelain sinks. Instantly whitens and makes removing heavy soap scum, body oils, plus mold and mildew stains vanish

All in one, Eco-Lyzer is a neutral disinfectant cleaner with residual odor control. Multi-surface safe with a neutral pH, Eco-Lyzer is safe to use on most floors, including concrete, ceramic, terrazzo, marble, slate, rubber, VCT, and painted surfaces. Use in bathrooms, stadiums, kennels, dumpsters, trash bins, loading docks, and portable toilets.

ABC Sales & Services cares about your Healthy Environment.

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