Health@Home: High-Performance Housing Rehabilitation Guidelines

5. Keep It Clean


Ensuring building surfaces can easily be cleaned helps residents reduce exposure to contaminants, allergens, and pests, and eliminate pest harborage. Cleaning practices can also help to reduce such exposures.

Applicable Standards

  • Operations and Maintenance: Surfaces Susceptible to Bacterial Growth or Pest
  • Contamination
  • Rehab: Surfaces in High-Use Areas
  • Rehab: Job Site Cleaning
  • “Keep it Clean” Related Resident Actions

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