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APPA CLEANING STANDARDS

There are five levels APPA Cleaning Standards. They are as follows:

1. EXCEPTIONAL

  • floor coverings and bright and clean
  • litter containers clean with little waste
  • chalkboards and trays only showing day's use
  • no dust on vertical surfaces
  • furniture clean and orderly glass clean and sparkling

GENERAL IMPRESSION IS ONE OF ORDERLY SPOTLESSNESS

2. EXCEEDS STANDARD

  • floor coverings clean
  • litter containers clean with little waste
  • chalkboards and trays only showing day's use
  • little dust accumulation
  • furniture orderly
  • glass clean and sparkling

GENERAL IMPRESSION IS ONE OF ORDINARY TIDINESS

3. MEETS STANDARDS

  • floor coverings clean
  • litter containers have little waste
  • chalkboards and trays only showing day's use
  • some dust accumulation on others surfaces
  • furniture orderly glass clean and sparkling

GENERAL IMPRESSION IS ONE OF CASUAL INATTENTION

4. MARGINAL

  • floor coverings dull
  • litter containers often full or overflowing
  • chalkboards and trays will be dusty and streaked
  • dust accumulation will be evident
  • furniture will be in disarray
  • glass will show some streaks and hand prints

GENERAL IMPRESSION IS ONE OF MODERATE DINGINESS

5. UNACCEPTABLE

  • floor coverings will be dull and dusty showing spots and marks
  • litter containers will be full to overflowing
  • chalkboards and trays will be dusty and streaked dust and dust balls will be evident
  • furniture will be dusty, marked and in disarray
  • glass will be dirty and hand printed

GENERAL IMPRESSION IS ONE OF UNKEMPT NEGLECT

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