Perfect Maintenance Cleaning
A comprehensive system that provides step by step instructions on how to most effectively and efficiently complete your job.
Perfect Maintenance Cleaning is a systematic cleaning method developed by Jeff Campbell and Debbie Sardone and used by top cleaning professionals over the last 30 years.
This is a comprehensive system that provides step by step instructions on how to most effectively and efficiently complete your job.
The PMC system emphasis is on MAINTENANCE. The more closely you follow the system, the more likely you are to excel. Quality and consistency is the result.
Learn these rules, know these rules. They are not optional and they are established to make you the BEST Sparkler in the business.
ALWAYS wear your apron. It saves you more time than all other supplies combined.
Use for baked on food on oven windows. (razor blade) Always be extra careful when using the razor blade that you use at a low angle and do not scratch or gouge the surface.
Use on shower walls and big tile floors
Use on smaller areas in the bathroom and kitchen for more stubborn girt that can’t be wiped down.
Used on a variety of surfaces to remove more difficult debris
**Great on granite counter tops
Used to remove hard water deposits & stains from toilets, tubs, sinks & tile Typically used on deep cleans move-out, used from time to time in maintenance cleans
Use for cleaning glass etc. Refer to these as cleaning cloths or towels; avoid using the term “rag”
Use for wiping and dusting non-glass surfaces
Great for white baseboards/door frams, sinks, and light fixtures.
Use for large areas hard-surfaced floors. Re-usable mop heads elminate wringing and waste. Do not use in the bathroom
Use to mop floors
Use to check under furniture and dark corners for cobwebs and dust bunnies
Used to move small amounts of dust from shelves, furniture and baseboards.
Referred to as “duster” throughout the training
Use for small hard surfaced floors (wooden stairs)-also does great to wipe cloth furniture
Used to reach high fan blades, vents and corner cobwebs
Used to carry your supplies. Be sure to empty out your tote and clean it periodically
Used to carry your cleaning clothes and other supplies that don’t fit in tote
Optional to use when scrubbing floors
Used on carpet and intial cleaning of hardwood floors. You will receive specific training on the operation and manintenance of your vacuum
Dilution of Thieves (15:1)
Used for wiping on most surfaces where disinfectant is not needed
This cleaner is a mixture of water, dawn & isopropyl alcohol, and is great on granite, glass and other shiny surfaces. It can also be used as a disinfectant.
Stronger concentration of Thieves (7:1). For use when the General Cleaner is not strong enough to get the job done.
Used with vinegar & dawn on the inside of the toilet
Used with vinegar & baking soda on the inside of the toilet- also use a drop with every bucket of mop water
Used with baking soda and dawn for the inside of the toilet
Used as needed on stainless steel appliances and sinks
Use on stubborn soap scum
**Great for orange hard water stains
Now that you are familiar with the products and tools you will use, you need to stock your apron. Having your most used items close at hand will prevent you from making extra trips back and forth to your tote. Also by always putting your tools and products back in your apron as you work, you are never hunting around for where you last set something down!
So, before you start any job and periodically through the job:
Click the button below to test your knowledge of the PMC system, cleaning tools and cleaners. If you score at least 80% move onto Dusting. If you score less than 80%, go back and review the content again, working with your trainer to answer any questions you may have. Good luck!