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Care of the Home

Cleaning Equipment

Introduction

The home should be kept clean at all times. In order to maintain the cleanliness of the home, constant removal of dirt is important.

The following equipment is necessary for the removal of dirt:

Brooms
Scrubbing brush
Cobweb brush
Carpet brush
Toilet brush
Buckets and Basins
Dustpan and hand broom
Mop and mop bucket

Objectives

By the end of the lesson you should be able to:


  • State factors to consider when choosing different cleaning equipment.

  • Describe how to use and care for different cleaning equipment.

Brooms


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The following video shows cleaning using a broom.



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Scrubbing Brush


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The following video shows scrubbing using a brush.



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Cobweb Brush


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The following video shows removal of cob webs.



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Carpet Brush


Click at the top to view a video clip on the use of a carpet brush

The following video shows cleaning of the carpet.



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Toilet Brush


Click at the top to view a video clip on the use of a toilet brush

The following video shows the cleaning of a toilet.



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Buckets and Basins


Click at the top to view a video clip on the use of a buckets and basins

The following video shows the washing of clothes.



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Dustpan and Handbroom

Mop and Mop Bucket


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The following video showing the mopping of a floor.



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Choice and Care of:

Brooms and brushes
Buckets, basins and karais
Dustpans
Labour saving equipment


Brooms and Brushes

Brooms and Brushes

Choice


  • Buy for the correct purpose.

  • Material used should be durable.

  • Bristles should be firmly fixed.

  • The head and handle must be smooth and curved.

Care


  • Use for the correct purpose.

  • Remove loose dirt after every use and clean regularly.

  • Store them appropriately so that the bristles are not damaged.

  • Never store them when wet to avoid bad smell.

Basins, Buckets, Karais



Buckets, Basins and Karais

Choice


  • Choose those made from durable material.

  • Should be light in weight.

  • Should be easy to clean.

Care


  • Should be washed after use with warm soapy water, rinsed and dried
    before storage.

  • Store in a cool, clean and dry place.

  • Avoid using scouring pads and strong abrasives as they scratch the surface.

Dustpan


Dustpans

Choice

  • The edges should be smooth.
  • Should have a flat base.
  • Should be made from durable material.

Care

  • Clean after every use and store appropriately.
  • Thoroughly clean weekly in hot soapy water, rinse and dry.
  • Do not bang as they loose shape.
  • Use for intended purpose.

Labour Saving Equipment


Choice and care of labour saving equipment

Choice

  • Should be strongly constructed.
  • Should have all the necessary attachments.
  • Buy one that can be easily operated.
  • Make sure it has the correct voltage.
  • Get a manual and a certificate of warranty
  • Get a demonstration from the dealer.
  • Ensure availability of after sales service and spare parts.

Care

  • Follow the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Occasionally empty the dust bag of the vacuum cleaner.
  • Replace the brushes of a carpet sweeper once worn out.
  • Wind the cord around the handle and keep all attachments together while not in use.
  • Store in a hanging position.

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