What do Commercial Cleaners do? Commercial cleaners are specialists who maintain and restore commercial buildings to a clean, hygienic condition for employees, customers, or other visitors. Cleaning equipment and cleaning materials are used to perform their tasks. They may sweep, vacuum, mop, scrub and polish floors, wash walls and windows, dust furniture, clean bathrooms, empty trash containers, stock toiletries, disinfect surfaces, and ensure that the facility is safe for all users. Commercial cleaners can also perform deep-cleaning services, such as cleaning carpets and upholstery, power washing exterior surfaces, waxing flooring, cleaning bathrooms, and repairing walls or ceilings that have been damaged by water or staining. They may also steam-clean kitchen equipment or draperies, clean rooms with special sprays or liquids to deodorize, treat impacted areas for insects, or polish stainless steel appliances. Commercial cleaners take pride in their work and ensure that the environment is spotless. Many times, they go beyond the basic cleaning tasks and clean up trash on sidewalks or parking lots outside of buildings that they are responsible for cleaning. They may also be responsible for graffiti removal from walls and glass surfaces. To minimize exposure to harmful chemicals in traditional cleaning products, they use environmentally friendly products as much as possible. Many commercial cleaners also use reusable cloths to wipe down surfaces, which reduces single-use waste.