The Most Effective Ways to Clean a Classroom

According to the NAESP, (National Association of Elementary School Principals), 13.36% of a child’s life from birth to high school is spent in school. While most of their time is spent at home, school hours are critical and are often where germs are most spread. While cleaning and sanitizing in schools is important all the  … Read more

Let’s Differentiate: Cleaning vs. Sanitizing vs. Disinfecting

In today’s world, understanding the differences between cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting is extremely important. While we might be using these three terms interchangeably, they are not the same. Utilizing the right terms can help you to identify which process is best to reduce the spread of germs and viruses, like COVID-19, from different surfaces. Understanding  … Read more

6 Places in the Office You Forget to Clean: Here’s Your Reminder!

Out of sight, out of mind should not be a saying used when describing office cleaning tactics. Certain areas, like window coverings and breakroom appliances, are often overlooked. These less obvious and less visible areas need to be cleaned regularly to keep your facility a productive, safe, and healthy environment. Our cleaning experts at Berk  … Read more

5 Tips to Avoid Cross-Contamination at Your Restaurant

Restaurant food safety should always be a top priority for any commercial kitchen, especially during a global pandemic. Pathogens can be spread from raw foods or unwashed hands to prepared meals, prep areas, utensils, and equipment. This is known as cross-contamination and when this happens, a food-borne illness outbreak can occur. While this may seem  … Read more

Disinfecting a Bathroom 101: Key Tricks & Tips

The bathroom – whether your very own or in a public space – is the one crucial place where all humans pass through. Even before the present COVID-19 pandemic, restroom cleanliness has always been important. In a study conducted by Harris Interactive pre-pandemic, among 2,082 U.S. adults surveyed, a full 94% said they would avoid  … Read more

Sanitization Checklist for Your Restaurant

Keeping your restaurant meticulously cleaned and sanitized is more important than ever amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Diners are expecting a higher level of cleanliness, pushing you and your staff to create a healthy and safe dining environment. The cleaning experts at Berk International are sharing some best practices on how to sanitize your restaurant and  … Read more

The Most Effective Way to Remove Dust from All Areas of Your Home

Household dust is like a supervillain—you fight with it all day to remove its existence from your home, only for it to come back the next day, sometimes even worse than before. Not only is dust a nuisance, but it can also create a lot of problems, like triggering allergies. If you’re like the average  … Read more

Back to Work: 6 Tips to Keep the Office Clean & Safe Amongst a Pandemic

As states across the country begin to slowly reopen, so do workplaces everywhere. Keeping your office clean is essential for mitigating the spread of COVID-19 and keeping everyone safe. The experts at Berk International are sharing how to keep your office clean amongst a pandemic.    Cleaning and Disinfecting  Disinfecting an office during a pandemic  … Read more

Warning! 5 Germ-Filled Items We Touch Everyday

Warning! 5 Germ-Filled Items We Touch Everyday   We live in a germy world! Every day, without even realizing it, you encounter hundreds of different types of bacteria on everyday objects. While you may be thinking your toilet or kitchen sink is where most of the germs are lurking, you will be pleasantly surprised by  … Read more

Natural, Clean, Eco-Friendly DIY Cleaning Solutions

Common household cleaners are often riddled with toxic chemicals and pollutants that aren’t so great for our health or the environment. Not only that, grocery stores are stocked with a colossal assortment of these products oftentimes at staggering price points, making it difficult to purchase anything different. If you’re like one of the many people  … Read more