Keeping SEE looking great

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People often ask us: How do you clean the LEGO Millyard Project? The answer is: very carefully!
Seriously though, we thought we’d share some of what we do and use to keep SEE looking great 7 days a week.

We always want to be clean and welcoming for our guests – even during those snowy winter months when the sand and salt that we need outside gets tracked in every day. So what do we do? We roll up our sleeves and clean every morning before we open. Just like at your home that means vacuuming, sweeping, washing and disinfecting. Also, Capitol Hill Cleaners help us keep the restrooms clean at SEE 3 nights a week.
According to the Center for Disease Control, cleaning works by physically removing germs and dirt from surfaces or objects. This process does not necessarily kill germs, but by removing them, it lowers their numbers and the risk of spreading infection.

SEE uses these products for cleaning daily.
cleaning supplies

Table surfaces, plexiglass exhibit coverings and mirrored surfaces are cleaned every day and more often if needed.

According to the CDC disinfecting works by using chemicals to kills germs on surfaces or objects. This process does not necessarily clean dirty surfaces or remove germs, but by killing germs on a surface after cleaning, it can further lower the risk of spreading infection.

SEE uses these products to disinfect surfaces regularly:
Lysol, Clorox cleaner with bleach , Lysol Foam cleaner, Ultra-violet wand
We use these for surfaces most prone to sneezes and lots of small hands and when “accidents” happen.

Because chemical cleaners and disinfectants can cause allergies to act up –our staff tries to use them before SEE is open to the public.

The big projects, like painting the walls and floors, shampooing the carpets or thoroughly cleaning the LEGO Millyard happen at the beginning of September. We close for one to two weeks to get everything in tip-top shape.

Oh, by the way, our best friend when cleaning the LEGO Millyard Project: Swiffer dusters –and lots of them!