What Do You Use To Clean Gym Equipment?

Updated: Sep 20, 2018

The answer is pretty simple , a 50/50 mix of dishwashing soap or vinegar and water in a spray bottle and a microfiber cloth .

You may think "Why do I even need to clean my fitness equipment?" Well, it’s a source where bacteria and mold can form. Infections like MRSA & Staph and can spread in dirty gyms. Cleaning your fitness equipment frequently also helps prevents rust sustain the life of your equipment and prevent rust. There are certain areas that need to remain clean because they are pivot points and lubricated areas that need to remain dirt free so that the machines can work as they were designed.

The types of soap or cleaning agents that you shouldn’t use are bleach, any kind of all purpose cleaner or any strong abrasive sponge that could scratch or take off the protective layers of your fitness equipment.

In a commercial environment, your equipment should be cleaned at least every two hours or in a home setting should be cleaned at least once a week. A deep clean should be performed at least every three months in a home or commercial location.

As part of Gym Doctor's maintenance plan, a deep clean done quarterly or monthly and we can also do this monthly. We can have a full diagnostic done with your gym so we can keep your gym always performing at its best to ensure your health and safety

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