SOP – Housekeeping – Cleaning Sink And Vanity Area

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How To Clean Sink and Vanity Area?

Materials Required for Cleaning:

  • A Clean washcloth or hand towel, a sponge, cleaning cloths, a stiff brush, and cleaning supplies.
  •  Make space for cleaning.
  •  Move guest toiletries when necessary.
  • Place a clean washcloth or hand towel on that spot and keep the guest toiletries on it.
  •  Move the guest toiletries with a washcloth or towel.
  •  Wipe the light fixture, towel racks, and other bathroom fixtures.
  •  Neatly arrange them once the cleaning is completed.
  •  Wash the ashtrays, wastebasket, and washbasin:
  •  Spray a little diluted LOC in the washbasin.
  •  Scrub inside the wash basin and the tap fixtures with a nylon scrubber.
  •  Scrub the vanity counter and the side shelves with a diluted solution of LOC.
  •  Wash with a generous amount of water.
  •  Wash the ashtrays and wastebasket with your sponge, rinse them out in the sink, and dry them with a clean cloth.
  •  Set the clean ashtrays aside in the wastebasket.
  •  Rinse your sponge and clean your clothes as needed.
  •  Remove the sink stopper.

Clean surface area:

  • Spray cleaning solutions on the sink, stopper, overflow, and main sink drains, fixtures, and vanity.
  •  Use a stiff brush to clean overflow holes in the sink as dirt often collects in sink overflow drains.
  •  Using a sponge wipe all the surfaces.
  •  Polish with a dry cloth to prevent water spots.
  •  Wipe dry with a towel and discard the entire vanity counter, side shelves, and inside the washbasin.
  •  No watermarks on the chrome features or the counter.
  •  Dust below the vanity counter, wooden shelves, and inside the vanity counter cupboard, which conceals the bottle trap and the plumbing fixtures.
  •  Sweep and mop below the vanity counter. The vanity counter has to be spotlessly clean with no spots or marks.

Cleaning chrome (Taps and fixtures):

  • All chrome in the bathroom is wiped with a damp cloth and then polished with a dry rag.
  •  All chrome items are free of watermarks, and smears, to make them shiny. These include polished taps, showerheads, soap holders, toilet paper holders, towel racks, and towel rods.  
  •  All chrome fixtures are cleaned and polished dry showing no smears, dirty marks, or fingerprints.

Training Summary questions:

Q1. What are the materials required for cleaning the guest room vanity area?

Q2. How to move guest toiletries?    

Q3. Tips for washing ashtrays and washbasins?

Q4. How to remove water spots?

Q5. Tips for cleaning chrome fixtures?
SOP Number: Housekeeping SOP - 15
Department: Housekeeping – Guest Room
Time to Train: 30 Minutes
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