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2020 Nantucket Cleaning Guidelines

Jun 19, 2020       Issue: 439

J Pepper Frazier Company
COVID-19 Cleaning Guidelines

COVID Cleaning Guidelines and Procedures

To Our Valued Homeowners,

Monday, June 8th, marked the first day of Phase II, whereby short term rentals and lodging are now permitted. The Board of Health and the COVID Task Force worked together to compile a guideline of cleaning policies and procedures that have been approved by the Nantucket Health Inspector, Roberto Santamaria. Please find the cleaning policy and checklist below.


J Pepper Frazier Company
Short-Term Rental Cleaning Guide

1. Ventilate Rooms

2. Wash your hands before and after cleaning

3. Wear masks and disposable gloves while cleaning

4. Clean surfaces before disinfecting

5. Used approved disinfectants

6. Used approved disinfectants

7. Pay special attention to frequently touched surfaces

8. Don't forget about sofas, rugs, drapes, and other, soft, porous surfaces.

9. Wash linens at the highest heat setting recommended by the manufacturer.

10. Empy the vaccum cleaner after every cleaning.

Clean and Disinfect commonly touched surfaces



Fans and lamp chains

Garbage and recycling bins


Ironing boards and irons


Light switches


Remote controls



Window sills and window locks
Kitchen, Bathrooms, Bedrooms

Appliances: coffee maker, dishwasher, over, toaster, etc

Cabinet handles and pulls

Condiments: oil, salt, pepper shakers, spices and containers

Hard-backed chairs

Kitchenware that is not dishwasher safe: ceramic bowls, kids' plasticware, etc


Faucet handles

Shower curtains and doors

Showers and tubs



Hangers and luggage racks


Laundry Room and Cleaning Appliances, Children's Items, Other Amenities

Brooms, mops and other frequently touched items

Vacuum cleaners

Washer & Dryer

High Chairs, Portable Cribs, Toys

Beach Equipment, Board Hames, Books, DVD's, Grill/BBQ, utensils


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