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Cleaning construction sites

The process of building a new home or business property is often messy. Here are some examples of typical mess on construction sites.

It is therefore a challenging and crucial task to clean construction sites. Construction cleaning is not just important for handover but for keeping builders, contractors, and visitors safe.

On construction sites, there are a lot of obvious, difficult-to-miss mess:

  • Sawdust
  • Construction debris
  • Nose nails
  • Paint splashes

Contractors and builders can’t be expected to clean after themselves. If you want your construction to run as smoothly as possible, then cleaning up all these messes is essential.

You’ll also make the house look much more welcoming when you are ready to take over.

Some of the lesser-known construction messes include.

The windows and doors

There is always dust in the air when you are working on a construction site.

Dust can accumulate on windows and doors, which are notorious dust collectors.

Dust can easily settle in the rails, holes and hinges of window and door frames. It’s not uncommon to overlook the dust that collects on these rails, gaps, and hinges.

If you want to thoroughly clean a building, make sure that all the doors and windows are cleaned.


Your staff’s health can be protected by thoroughly cleaning the walls, floors, and ceilings during the final handover phase.

Some cleaning products can contain harmful chemicals. Installing tiles or floorboards may involve the use of a number of different products.

  • Adhesives
  • Seals
  • Varnishes
  • Solvents

Carpets can also be stored with chemical preservation agents in storage warehouses.

These can have negative health effects – so it’s important to give your tiles and floorboards a thorough clean.

Air vents and filters

It is no secret that building projects generate a considerable amount of dirt. These particles can find their ways into your air filter, air conditioning vents, or air vents.

Lighting fixtures

One area often forgotten during home and commercial cleaning is the light fixtures. Often, dirty bulbs and fixtures can go unnoticed. 

Plastic covers and stickers

Decals and stickers may be easy to install, but it’s often quite difficult to take them off.