List of cleaning equipment used for housekeeping

Cleaning equipment for housekeeping

housekeeping cleaning equipment

Your choice of the right housekeeping cleaning equipment makes a difference in terms of your overall cleaning effectiveness and efficiency. To welcome guests to a neat and clean hotel room depends on the selection of your cleaning equipment.

Overall, cleaning equipment can be categorised into two types:

  • A. Manual Equipment
  • B. Mechanical Equipment



A. Manual Equipment:

Manual cleaning equipment is dependent on the operation and energies of the employees. Maximum efforts and techniques are applied by the cleaning staff with the assistance of some equipment.

  1. Microfiber Cloth:

    Microfiber cloth is an ideal tool to wipe down surfaces in rooms, bathrooms and common areas. They can be washed up to 500 times and are a very durable product. It is soft and shouldn’t scratch surfaces.

    Microfibre cloth equipment

  2. Abrasives:

    Abrasives are made of grit papers which can be used to clean wooden or metal surfaces.

    Abrasives cleaning accessory tool

  3. Different Types of Brushes :

    Hard floor brush, soft floor brush, scrubbing brush, toilet brush, flue brash, feather brush, broom, hand brush, etc. are the different kind of brushes used to eradicate superficial or ingrained grimes depending on the nature.

    Different types of brushes

  4. Brooms :

    Can be used to clean hard surfaces for a quick dust up of dirt or hairs.

    Broom cleaning accessory tool

B. Mechanical Equipment:

Either electric or battery power is needed to operate this type of equipment. These mechanical machines will ease labour and speed up cleaning time and efficiently.


  1. Vacuum Cleaner:

    A vacuum cleaner is a commonly used cleaning machine. It is suitable for any kind of floor or upholstery surface and easy to operate.

    Vacuum cleaner equipment

  2. Polishing Machine:

    A polishing machine works to get back the lost shine of your floor.

    Abrasives cleaning accessory tool

  3. Floorscrubber :

    This is a very versatile cleaning machine to have on hand. At Duplex, we sell floorscrubbers that can clean ALL types of floors in a single pass. It can wash, scrub and dry tiles, carpets, hard floors, safety mats, industrial floors and more.

    Floor cleaning machines

  4. Steam vapour Machine :

    A steam vapour machine is a great to have in your list for steam cleaning equipment for housekeeping. It will provide you with a complete deep clean, which includes both a visual and a sanitised clean. The machine should produce steam heated up to +165 degrees Celsius. Steam at this high temperature is ideal for removing bacteria from bathrooms, removing caked on grease and fats in kitchens and killing bed bugs.

    steam vapour cleaning equipment

At Duplex, we provide on-site training and knowledge for cleaners operating our machines, as well as tools and resources for “refresher” training if required, so there is no need to worry about technical capabilities.

Above all, keeping your equipment chemical-free is a great way to safeguard your hotel against allergic reactions and poor air quality. Getting a great clean without chemicals is the way of the future. Happy Cleaning!

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