In a well established gym, hundreds of fitness enthusiasts workout everyday from morning till evening. They sweat, the atmosphere gets moist and millions of germs comfortably inhabit in this kind of atmosphere. Therefore, cleanliness is of first priority at any gym. As much as you spend in marketing your gym, even if you spend half of it to keep your gym clean, your gym will automatically be the best one. If you have a high tech gym, but it’s not well maintained, it’s of no use because people will continuously get sick there.
As the ultimate goal of a gym is to make people healthy and fit, therefore, cleanliness should be the priority. As a basic cleaning tip, I shall like to suggest you using gym equipment wipes. With these wipes you can wipe down the equipment in your gym very easily, thereby making them clean and reducing the germs on them.
Here is how to keep the key areas and equipment in your gym clean:
1. Gym Equipment
During workout people use weights and gym equipment without washing their hands and cleaning themselves up. Doing this spreads the sweat and germ of one’s body to the other’s. This is extremely unhygienic and unhealthy. This habit spreads deadly diseases among the bodybuilders.
Yes, it’s true people can’t wash themselves every time they sweat. However, they can use gym wipes to clean up the gym equipment before and after use. In this manner, they will stay safe from germs.
2. The Restroom
Cleaning the restroom is not that easy as you might consider. The health of the gym goers will be at a risk if the restrooms are not cleaned at a regular basis. Mud and soil spread around the floor of the restroom because the gym goers enter this room wearing their dirty shoes. Then the toilets and sinks also get dirty every time.
Restrooms need a proper cleanup after every session of gym is over. When it comes to the cleaning of restroom, you must consider proper cleaning techniques, like use of disinfectants, proper mops, rags and other necessary items.
3. Showers and Locker Room
Let your staff use a high quality shower cleaner, so that you can be sure that the walls and floors of the shower are properly cleaned. Get a good magic eraser and sponges so that the germs and dirt from the shower handles, walls and floors can be effectively removed. These are the areas that might spread illness and therefore,need to be carefully looked into.
Also keep adequate amount of garbage bins and cans in stock so that customers do not let the gym wipes, tissues and the paper towels litter around everywhere here and there.
Get a proper vacuum cleaner to clean up the rugs. You can keep in stock multiple vacuums, so that you can use another when one of the vacuums fails to function. Floors need to be cleaned every day. Also keep good dusters handy to clean up the floors after every session. In this manner, you can keep the floors of your gym clean and shinning for a longer period of time.
These are the most common ways you should follow to keep the important areas and equipment of your gym clean and safe for your customers. Keeping your gym clean is a necessity because this will serve the well being of the gym goers and also your gym’s reputation. Do keep a keen eye on the cleanliness of your gym always.