Wet Cleaning Method



Put on latex rubber gloves before cleaning up.

DO NOT stir up dust by sweeping up or vacuuming up droppings, urine or nesting materials.

Instead, use wet cleaning methods:

  • Make a disinfectant solution (9 parts water to 1 part bleach) or a store-bought disinfectant and follow the label instructions.
  • Spray the disinfectant solution on polluted areas and let it sit for 15-20 minutes before cleaning.
  • Soak sponges in the disinfectant solution and clean.
  • Place all cleaning materials in a sealed plastic bag and throw them away immediately.

CDC Information on Wet Cleaning Method