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Standard for Carpet Cleaning S001
 

CLEANING FREQUENCY GUIDELINE

Table D1


Environment Normal Contaminated Outside,

Dusty

Extremely

Cold Weather

Climates

High

Humidity

Biogenic

Day Care Center 2 wk 1 wk 2 wk 1 wk
Nursing Home 1 mo 1 mo 1 mo 1wk
Residence

2 persons non- smoking

6 -12 mo 2 mo 4 - 6 mo 4 - 6 mo
2 persons with smoking 4 mo 2 mo 3 mo 4 mo
young children with pets 3 - 6 mo 1 mo 2 mo 2 mo
Office Building

(ground floor)

3 - 6 mo 1 - 4 mo 2 - 6 mo 2 - 6 mo
(higher floors) 6 - 12 mo 2 - 6 mo 3 - 9 mo 3 - 9 mo
Food Service Establishment 1 mo 1 wk 2 wk 2 wk
Commercial (retail shop, bank) 3 - 6 mo 1 mo 2 mo 2 mo

(From - U.S. EPA Letter, January, 1989)