Specifications include, but are not limited to: 4.1. Trash from Wastebaskets/Trash Receptacles and other waste material labeled as trash must be removed from
the building. All trash is to be put in large plastic trash bags. These bags will be sealed and disposed of in the
large green dumpsters provided. Recycle paper in white boxes/bins throughout the building are to be put into the
white recycle dumpsters, where available, on the complex. Trash receptacles shall always have plastic liners in
them and are to be cleaned whenever there has been a liquid spill in the receptacle or if the liner has slipped and
food or other particles are on the wastebasket. Plastic liners are to be replaced at least once a week or daily if
organic matter or stench is present.
4.2. Thoroughly Vacuum all Exposed Carpeted Areas. This will include all offices, public areas, and traffic areas
including all corridors and path ways within office areas. All throw rugs are to be vacuumed nightly also. The
only vacuum that will be acceptable in any State occupied building will be a vacuum equipped with a HEPA
filtration system that meets all State and Federal legal requirements.
All vacuums must have a minimum of a 12 Amp motor and be equipped with a brush with a minimum rpm of
1,000 to 1,200 for effective cleaning. All back packs that will be used to clean the modular furniture must also
have a HEPA filtration system in them and all equipment will be subject to inspection and approval by the Office
4.3. All Carpet Areas are to be Spot Cleaned. During normal service hours, Vendor shall use its best efforts to
remove stains from carpets, throw rugs and other flooring material. The following process will take place
anytime a carpet gets a stain of any type. The affected area will be vacuumed, and a spot cleaner applied to
remove the stain. If this does not eliminate the stain the Vendor shall notify the Office Manager, the very next
business day Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
4.4. Carpet Care/Staple/Paper Clip Removal. All carpet areas must have any/all staples and/or paper clips
removed on each visit. At no time is there to be an accumulation of staples in any carpet area. All gum and other
foreign matters that are in the carpet will also be removed on each visit. If a foreign substance will not come out,
the Office Manager is to be notified immediately the next business day, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.
through 5:00 p.m.
4.5. Dusting. It being understood that the following requirements cannot be completed daily throughout the entire
building; however, the Janitorial Vendor shall schedule daily work so that the requirements are completed
through-out the entire building each week. Dust and remove finger prints from all exposed furniture tops and
sides, including but not limited to, desks, chairs, tables, lamps, doors, filing cabinets, shelving, window sills,
pictures, door frames, ledges, modular furniture, soda machines, candy machines, appliances, paper shredders
and partitions. This task will be accomplished in a manner that does not disturb any of the objects that are on the
surface. The only exception will be if a desk or table has a note asking that the surface not be cleaned. A
complete cleaning and polishing of these surfaces will be done any time the surface is clear of all objects. Walls
and doors are to be kept clean and free from spots and hand prints. The kick plates at the bottom of any door also
will be cleaned daily.
4.6. Hard Floor Care. Dust mop and spot damp mop with cool, clean water all tile, ceramic, stone, resilient,
linoleum or other compound tile floor each visit. Upon completion of each visit routine work, all floors will be
free of dust, dirt, film streaks, debris, and standing water. Vinyl Composition Tile (VCT) and linoleum will
present a uniform wet look appearance when dry. Brick floors will be swept and spot mopped. Hardwood floors
will be dust mopped with an untreated mop head only.
4.7. Clean, Sanitize and Polish Drinking Fountains. Clean, polish and sanitize drinking fountains to present a
finish with no streaks, smudges and watermarks. Drinking fountains are to be polished with a stainless-steel
4.8. Customer Service Counters. Clean all customer service counters daily with a damp cloth or sponge using a
disinfectant. After washing the counters, they are to be dried to ensure that the counters are not sticky nor
streaked from the cleaner used.
4.9. Clean Entryways and Glass in Entryway Doors. Entry glass is to be cleaned inside and outside each visit
utilizing a chemical to minimize fingerprints. Entry doors are to be considered all doors that lead in or out of a
building and the windows that encompass the entry, whether it is just one door or a hall way that is considered
the entry corridor that is not to exceed twelve feet.
4.10. Cigarette Ash-Trays and Sand Urns in Smoking Areas. All cigarette butts, matches, bits of paper, etc. are to
be removed each visit and sand added as needed to maintain a full level. On the last day of each month Vendor
shall dispose of the old sand and refill the container with new sand. The sand will be provided by the Vendor.