By Kathryn Mayes
Crazy to think that flu season is just around the corner! You see it happen all the time, people sneezing in their hand and then grabbing that Lat Pulldown bar transferring all their germs to the equipment. Or the runner that hops off the treadmill leaving a pool of sweat all over the machine. Dirty gym equipment is gross and just wrong.
Help prevent those nasty flu viruses from invading your fitness equipment and getting your members sick. Not only does cleaning your gym equipment keep everything looking visually nice and clean, it helps protect its users from any bacteria and dirt that may accumulate on it.
So what type of cleaning products are the best for your facility? Which wipes are safe to use on the equipment? Lets take a look at some of the available options at Ironcompany.com®.
Disinfectant Sprays for Gym Equipment and Locker Rooms
For a quick and portable solution, Germ Blitz has disinfectant sprays that are available in either an Aerosol can or regular spray bottle. These are great to use in small studio spaces and can get into areas that a wipe might not reach. The spray can safely kills germs and dangerous pathogens and can help eliminate any nasty odors. They are small in size and can fit anywhere in your studio or gym.
All Surface Wipes for Gym Equipment Machines
All surface wipes are great to use on a variety of gym surfaces including fitness equipment padding, cardio equipment consoles and even office desks and counters. They contain a surface disinfectant that will quickly clean and freshen up any surface. An important feature for the Kleen Machine All Purpose Cleaning Wipes is that they are alcohol, acid, phenyl, ammonia and bleach FREE. This is great for anyone sensitive to those chemicals. It is a heavy duty 8” x 6” USA Made equipment wipe that won’t fall apart and is scent free. This is a no brainer wipe and very easy to use on any surface by staff or gym members. These are available in a self-dispensing plastic bucket or as a poly-bagged refill package that can fit in most wall mounted and free-standing floor dispensers.
Antibacterial Gym Equipment Wipes
Kleen Machine also supplies a disinfecting antibacterial wipe that is a heavier duty one-step cleaner. Their Monk Wipes towelettes will kill bacteria in seconds. They contain Di-benzyl ammonium chloride (.5 %) and di-ionized water. These disinfectant wipes will kill bacteria such as MRSA, staph, E.coli just to name a few. It will also kill Viruses, Influenza, Animal Viruses, Fungi and Multi-Drug resistant germs…..everything you need for the upcoming flu season!
Each wipe is 6” x 8” in size and has a fresh lemon scent. They have a heavy-duty tensile strength and won’t tear easily when using them. They are gentle on the skin and are safe on all fitness equipment surfaces as well as any items that come in contact with your hands. They are a great option for heavy usage commercial gyms, government facilities and even office use.
Don’t Forget the Hand Sanitizer!
Even after wiping down the equipment in the gym, give your members the opportunity to keep their hands clean on the way out too. Place a hand sanitizer near the door that is easily accessible before they head home. Or better yet, look into investing in The Cleaning Station all-in-one sanitizing system. Its tall and slim design can be put anywhere in your fitness facility and will hold your gym equipment wipes and hand sanitizer all in one convenient place.
Investing in any of these cleaning solutions will give you a clean and healthier fitness facility for your members to enjoy. All gym equipment disinfecting sprays and gym equipment wipes mentioned above are Made in the USA and available on Ironcompany.com GSA contract GS-07F-0104M or for your commercial gym, home or office.
Need a quick quote today or interested in an auto-reorder program for your facility? Contact an Ironcompany representative at (888) 758-7527 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.