Building Services Standard Cleaning Schedule

The following areas within the academic and administrative facilities on the West Lafayette campus are cleaned by Building Services. The specific services and their frequency are outlined by area below.

Auditoriums 

Floors 3x/week
Empty Recycling As Needed
Empty Trash Daily

Break Rooms/Kitchenettes

Sweep/Dust Mop Floors 2x/Week
Spot Mop Floors As Needed
Damp Mop Floors 2x/Week
Empty Recycle As Needed
Empty Trash Daily
Clean Sinks, Counters, Cabinets, Tables, Refrigerators and Microwaves Customer Responsibility
Restock Towels and Hand Soap Customer Responsibility

Childcare Facilities 

Spot Clean Carpets As Needed
Vacuum Carpet Daily
Dust Mop Floors Daily
Spot Mop Floors Daily
Spot Clean Walls/Doors Weekly
Dust Flat Surfaces Weekly
Dust Vents Bi-weekly
Empty Recycling As Needed
Empty Trash Daily

Class Labs / Clinical Facilities

Vacuum/Dust Mop Floors 3x/Week
Large Debris Pick Up Daily
Spot Mop Floors Daily
Dust Flat Surfaces Weekly
Damp Mop Floors Weekly
Spot Clean Furniture As Needed
Dust Vents Weekly
Spot Clean Walls & Doors Weekly
Empty Recycling As Needed
Empty Trash Daily

Classrooms/Lecture Halls

Vacuum/Dust Mop Floors 3x/Week
Clean Chalkboards/Trays/Whiteboards 3x/Week
Clean Erasers 3x/Week
Pick Up Large Debris Daily
Empty Pencil Sharpeners 3x/Week
Spot Mop Floors Daily
Dust Flat Surfaces Weekly
Damp Mop Floors Weekly
Spot Clean Furniture As Needed
Dust Vents Bi-weekly
Spot Clean Walls & Doors Weekly
Empty Recycling As Needed
Empty Trash Daily

Conference Rooms

Spot Clean Carpets As Needed
Spot Mop Floors As Needed
Vacuum Carpet/Dust Mop Floors Weekly
Damp Mop Bi-weekly
Clean Doors/Door Glass Weekly
Spot Clean Walls & Doors Weekly
Dust Flat Surfaces Weekly
Empty Recycle As Needed
Empty Trash Daily
Clean Chalkboards/Trays/Whiteboards Weekly

Elevators 

Sweep Floors Daily
Spot Clean Walls Weekly
Dust Vents/Fans Weekly
Clean Doors/Buttons Daily

Entrances 

Vacuum Mats Daily
Sweep/Dust Mop Floors 3x/Week
Damp Mop Floors Weekly
Spot Mop Floors Daily
Clean Glass Daily
Sweep Steps/Landings Daily
Porticos Daily
Sweep Outside Wall/Ramp Monthly
Clean Entryway, Inside and Outside As Needed

Floors

Strip & Refinish Hard Surface Floors Every 2 Years
Deep Clean/Extract Carpet Every 18 Months

Hallways and Lobbies

Sweep/Dust Mop Floors (Entry Level) Daily
Sweep/Dust Mop Floors (All Others) 3x/Week
Spot Mop Floors Daily
Auto Scrub Floors Weekly
Clean Water Fountains Daily
Empty Trash Daily
Empty Recycle As Needed

Libraries 

Empty Pencil Sharpeners Weekly
Spot Clean Carpets As Needed
Clean Water Fountains Daily
Vacuum Carpet 2x/Week
Dust Mop Floors 2x/Week
Dust Flat Surfaces Weekly
Pick Up Large Debris Daily
Empty Recycle As Needed
Clean Doors, Door Glass 3x/Week
Clean Study Rooms Daily
Empty Recycle As Needed
Empty Trash Daily

Lighting

Replace Bulbs and Tubes (Lower than 8') As Needed

Locker Rooms/Showers 

Clean/Disinfect Shower Areas Daily

Offices/Cubicles  (Enter Twice a Week)

Spot Clean Carpets As Needed
Spot Mop Floors As Needed
Vacuum Carpet/Dust Mop Floors Weekly
Damp Mop Monthly
Clean Doors/Door Glass Weekly
Spot Clean Walls Bi-weekly
Dust Flat Surfaces Bi-weekly
Empty Recycle 2x/Week

Research Labs 

Dust Mop Floors 2x/Week
Damp Mop Floors Weekly
Empty Trash 3x/Week
Spot Clean Walls & Doors Weekly

Restrooms 

Clean Urinals Daily
Clean Toilet Bowls Daily
Clean Sinks Daily
Clean Mirrors Daily
Restock Supplies Daily
Sweep/Dust Mop Floors Daily
Damp Mop Floors w/ Disinfectant Daily
Empty Trash Daily
Clean Partitions/Doors Weekly
Spot Clean Walls/Doors Daily
Dust Flat Surfaces Weekly
Clean Trash Containers Monthly
Dust Vents Monthly
Restock Machines Bi-Weekly

Stairwells 

Sweep/Dust Mop 3x/Week
Damp Mop Floors Weekly
Spot Clean Walls/Doors Weekly
Clean Glass Weekly
Dust Flat Surfaces/Handrails Weekly

Windows

Clean Exterior Windows Bi-annually by External Contractor

Customer Responsibility

  • Computers and AV Equipment
  • Office Desks and Personal Items
  • Award Cases or Artistic Pieces
  • Overhead Mechanical Systems
  • Industrial or Machining Areas
  • Sinks, Counters, Cabinets, Tables, Refrigerators and Microwaves in Break Rooms and Kitchenettes
  • Restocking of Towels and Hand Soap in Break Rooms and Kitchenettes

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