The only way to provide a safe work area for your construction crew and your city inspector an orderly place to review your construction project is to have a rough construction cleaning take place. A rough construction cleaning will take place about ½ way through your overall project. Next, let’s discuss what happens during a rough construction cleaning.

What Happens During a Rough Construction Cleaning?

A rough construction cleaning refers to the cleaning that occurs when the rougher portions of a construction project take place. After this initial construction phase is completed, a cleaning crew will perform a cleaning that is quite different from what occurs with an office or workplace cleaning.

  1. Pick-Up. Construction debris and large construction waste will be picked up and disposed of. Any trash or remaining materials scattered about will be tossed or relocated.
  2. Vacuuming and Sweeping. Dust clean-up will be another substantial portion of a construction site’s rough cleaning. General sweeping, and if necessary, powerful vacuums will be employed to suck up dust on floors, walls, and other flat surfaces that specifically need to be ready for tile or carpet.

Making these areas clean enough to inspect as well as ready for the next set of construction teams to install the next phase of materials is the goal. Having a rough cleaning performed will enable the inspector to see the completion of projects easily. If clean-up like this is skipped, the building inspector might not be able to do their job and postpone your building or remodeling progress.

What Rough Construction Cleaning Includes

Many rough construction cleaning projects, both new builds and remodel jobs, follow a common list of cleaning tasks. Your cleaning service will know just the right places to clean, the proper procedures, and the cleaning tasks to perform. Picking up and eliminating dust will be on the top of their list. At the same time, they won’t do too much traditional cleaning. For example, windows can wait to be cleaned during the final cleaning stage. Windows will get dirty during the second stage of the construction project, so it won’t be necessary to clean them in the middle of the work.

The next teams working at the job site will expect to make progress in a space where they don’t have to step over debris, and have clean areas ready to accept the materials they are there to install.

The Next Phase of Post-Construction Cleaning

Once your construction project progresses past the rough stages, another cleaning will be necessary to provide the finishing touches to your space. This is the final cleaning stage of post-construction cleaning. This next phase of cleaning will be after the entire project is finished and be more in-depth to get your work location ready for the staff and visitors to move back into the space. 

This final stage will show off the fantastic new space for the amazing project that it is. A new build or remodel is always an exciting new place to work in! 

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