What is chemical cleaning?
Chemical cleaning methods are a popular choice for both residential and commercial properties. They are often used as a quick, easy, and convenient way to clean.
The two most common types of chemical cleaners are detergents and disinfectants. Detergents are typically used for everyday cleaning and disinfectants are typically used to sanitize a surface.
Chemical cleaning methods
There are many different chemical cleaners that people can use in the home or office environment. Some of these chemical cleaners include:
Dishwashing soap, laundry detergent, bleach, ammonia, vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, alcohol-based hand sanitizers, rubbing alcohols (isopropanol), household cleansers (e.g., Mr Clean), dishwasher detergent (e.g., Cascade), toilet bowl cleaner (e.g., Clorox), bathroom cleaner (e.g., Scrubbing Bubbles), all-purpose cleaner (e.g., Lysol)
Popular chemical cleaning methods
A detergent is a type of chemical cleaner that breaks down dirt, grease and other substances on a surface by using water and mechanical agitation. Detergents are usually made from synthetic surfactants such as sodium lauryl sulfate or linear alkylbenzene sulfonate.
Bleach is a type of detergent that cleans surfaces by oxidizing the organic material on them with an oxidizer such as hydrogen peroxide. It is typically used for disinfecting surfaces or killing microorganisms like bacteria and fungi on surfaces.
A disinfectant is a type of cleaner that kills microorganisms on surfaces by using chemicals