Combating Viruses like COVID-19 with Electric and Electrostatic Disinfection

Under normal circumstances, most people would never consider having a disinfecting service completed at their office, business, or shop. Only when a notable shift in absences or production during a bad flu season affects a school or office is Stratus called upon to help and provide commercial disinfecting services. Unfortunately, however, these are no longer normal circumstances as the concern about the spread of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) has gripped the world. 

With a multi-exponential increase in requests for disinfecting services across the US and Canada in recent weeks, Stratus franchisees are feeling a push to meet demand, but fortunately, not as bad if they didn’t have the right tools in place. Many Stratus franchisees across the country are armed with the latest technology in disinfecting chemical dispersal, electric and electrostatic sprayers.

What is Electric and Electrostatic Disinfection?

Electric and Electrostatic Spraying utilize power-assisted spraying machinery in lieu of manually-powered chemical spraying. The machinery also breaks down 1 traditional manual-sprayer size droplet into many smaller micron droplets, allowing for more even coverage of a targeted area.

Electrostatic spraying goes one step further as it charges the chemical droplets as they leave the machine. Once the droplets are released, they seek objects and surfaces more readily. The assures an even greater coverage of the chemical disinfectant, even in hard to reach places.

In What Cases is Electric and Electrostatic Spraying Better than Conventional Cleaning Methods when Disinfecting?

Electric and electrostatic spraying assures more even coverage of surfaces including assisting to cover evenly every button on the elevator or areas of a desk with disinfecting chemicals; where conventional spray and wipe is effective, it can leave heavier residues in certain areas.

Additionally, these tools are a huge time saver. Most disinfecting chemicals require a 10 minute dwell time to be the most effective, and you can cover and re-visit a far larger area in that 10 minute waiting period than you would with a traditional manual sprayer. Also, in some cases, the sprayer is able to spray with such small droplets that a residual wipe down is not required. 

How Can Stratus Help My Business During the Coronavirus Crisis?

With such an increase in demand for Stratus Building Solutions disinfecting services, even with many very large facilities like manufacturers, government agencies, grocery stores, and warehouses requesting ongoing disinfecting services - these tools have allowed Stratus franchisees to meet the demand, and are ready to help your business during these unprecedented times.

Please contact your local regional office to arrange a quote to disinfect your facility, recurring services are available. You can also learn about our services and partners at Stratus Building Solutions.

Stratus Building Solutions is proud to be your partner to help keep your workplaces clean and productive, and customers and employees safer during this unprecedented time. We look forward to working with you.


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