Keeping everyone safe with our Covid-19 Guidelines
Our Cleaning Guidelines
Cleanliness has always been important to us at Ryson
Vacation Rentals. We have always had extensive cleaning routines that take
place before and after each guest stays in one of our properties. However,
during these unprecedented times, we have raised our standard. Ryson’s cleaning
guidelines will now follow CDC, VRMA/VRHP,
and local health official guidelines to ensure we do our part in helping
stop the spread of COVID-19.
Our knowledge on the virus is increasing quickly and often,
so staying informed and up-to-date is important to us. We know that COVID-19
can spread easily from person-to-person, but it’s also possible for someone to
contract it by touching a contaminated surface or from particles in the air.
COVID-19 Cleaning Guidelines
Masks and gloves are worn by all of our cleaning
staff or anyone that enters a property, as recommended. During the cleaning and
disinfecting process, the staff also minimizes face touching.
All linens and dishes are sanitized, not just the
ones the guests have used.
Washing machines are set to the highest temperature allowed
for cleaning linens (between 120 and 140 degrees), following hotel standard
Dishwashers are set to the highest temperature, which
often reaches temperatures high enough to kill bacteria and viruses.
Areas of high touch/high contact are disinfected
thoroughly. These include light switches, keypads, tables, chairs, kitchen
and bathroom surfaces, window sills, cabinet knobs, door knobs, remotes,
temperature controls, toys, and handrails.
The property is aired and ventilated after using
chemicals to clean and disinfect.
Masks and gloves are disposed of after cleaning
and disinfecting each property. Hands are washed thoroughly for a minimum of 20
seconds after the removal of gloves.
Cleaners are not working at all if they show any symptoms
Our cleaning staff is putting in a lot of hard work to
ensure the safety of our guests, themselves, and the community. Our COVID-19
cleaning guidelines will stay in place for as long as the CDC recommends.
We have Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) available for all
of our cleaners, upon request.
Check-ins & Check-outs
We have also implemented addition measures during check-in
and check-out to help keep guests safe.
Drop box used for both check-ins and check-outs to
minimize contact between our guests services and guests. The public is not
entering our building. We are also transitioning into key-less entry into our
properties, to eliminate the materials passed back and forth. Some of our
properties already utilize a keypad for entry.
Guest services wear masks and gloves while
interacting with guests.
Electronic documents are also implemented to
minimize the passing of materials as well as minimize the time spent at
All keys are sanitized after being used by our
Minimized maintenance during guest stays also
helps prevent unnecessary contact. Essential amenities are included with every
rental and every stay: toilet paper, paper towels, and hand soap. Our
maintenance team will not go to an occupied house unless absolutely necessary.
Many at Ryson have been working from home for some time to
maintain social distance. Those at the office are following strict health
protocols to help keep everyone safe.
We sanitize our hands before entry to the office
building. We are washing our hands often and thoroughly.
Social distancing with everyone. We utilize
online communication tools and minimize movement around the office.
We are disinfecting our work areas every 2 hours.
Bathrooms and door knobs are disinfected thoroughly every weekday morning.
Face coverings are encouraged to be worn while
at the office.
If any staff is showing any symptoms, or have been in
contact with someone that has tested positive for COVID-19, they are sent home.
There are a few things we all can be aware
of and practice to help stop the spread of this virus, as recommended by the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
your hands thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
sanitizer should contain at least 60% alcohol (sanitizers kill 99.9% of
all known bacteria, viruses, and fungi)
and cleaning solutions should contain at least 70% alcohol
should contain chlorine, hydrogen peroxide, detergents, iodophors, or
cleaning products have not expired
Contact us if you have any questions about our cleaning