CLEANING

Tenants are responsible for cleaning their own room, bathroom, communal kitchen, laundry and storage room. If the tenants do not clean properly the Student Welfare Organisation will arrange cleaning at the tenant’s expense (min. fee NOK 500).

The Student Welfare Organisation arranges cleaning of corridors, stairways and entrance areas twice a week.

Cleaning of student housing prior to moving out

Kitchen: 
Wash the cabinets inside and outside.

Remember the cupboard under the sink. 

Wash outside and inside the draws. 

Scrub the whole oven with steel wool. 

Wash the fridge/freezer inside and outside, throw away all food. 

Throw away all garbage and clean the dustbins. 

Wash the benches. Tidy and clean on the top of the cupboards.

Vacuum and wash floor.

Wash the door both sides, door handles and frames.

Wash the ventilator – take out the filter and scrub with steel wool.

Wash all lamps and electric outlets.

Do the dishes and clean up afterwards.

 

Bathroom:

Wash walls in the shower area; scrub the walls and floor in order to remove the green stains made by Svalbard’s hard water.

Remove hair and dirt from the drain.

Wash all bathroom installations, such as toilet, sink and shelves.

Polish the mirror.

Wash the shower curtain/clean the shower cabinet.

Wash the wastebasket.

 

Room:

Vacuum and wash floor and floor lists with hot water and soap.

Empty closet and drawers and clean it.

Wash all lamps and electric outlets.

Wash the wooden parts of the furniture.

Empty and wash the wastebasket.

Wash the door on both sides, and remove all stains and fingerprints.

Vacuum bed and seat of chair.

Please leave the heating in your room on (setting between 1 and 2) and close the window. The whole system can freeze if you do not do this.

 

Storage room and laundry room:

Leave nothing behind.
 

Samskipnaden has made a video of how to clean your room.

GARBAGE DISPOSAL UNIT
REMOVE THE PLUG PUT ON COLD WATER AND LET IT FLOW START THE DISPOSER BY PUSHING THE AIR SWITCH ONCE PUSCH THE FOOD INTO THE DISPOSER WITH THE DISH BRUSH COLD WATER MUST BE FLOWING FOR ABOUT 20 SECONDS AFTER YOU TURN OFF THE AIR SWIFT

 

THESE ITEMS WILL DESTROY THE GARBAGE DISPOSAL UNIT:

 

SHELLS AND OYSTERS, ALSO EGGSHELLS GLASSWARE PLUMBO/STRONG DETERGENS PORCELAINS METAL CORK CANS (SOFT DRINKS OR OTHERS) ALUMINIUM FOIL AND PLASTIC CORN COBS BONES TEABAGS COFFEE FILTERS PEEL FROM CITRUS, BANANAS AND ONIONS

 

AN OBJECT IS STOPPING THE UNIT, TURN OFF THE DISPOSER AND TAKE THE OBJECT OUT.

DO NOT USE WARM WATER, AS IT WILL DESTROY THE GARBAGE DISPOSAL UNIT.

 

BROKEN GARBAGE DISPOSAL UNIT:

IF SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH THE GARBAGE DISPOSAL UNIT, PLEASE REGISTRATE THIS AT My page

SHOULD THE GARBAGE DISPOSAL UNIT BECOME DAMAGE DUE TO MISUSE OR MALICE, THE STUDENTS SHARING THE KITCHEN IS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE EXTRA COAST FIXING IT.

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