Extreme Clean firm intensifies fight against virus

Monday May 18 2020
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Extreme Clean members pose for a photo in Nairobi. PHOTO | POOL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

By FRANCIS MUREITHI

As the country steps up the fight against the spread of Covid-19, the public is increasingly becoming selective by boarding vehicles that are disinfected.

The health officials have warned that personal and Public Service Vehicles (PSV) are potential carriers of the deadly virus.

The government has urged owners of public and private vehicles to ensure their vehicles are sanitized both in the exterior and interior.

This has seen the increase in companies offering cleaning services in a bid to ensure the safety of all passengers.

Some of the cleaning companies such as Extreme Clean have gone a step further and is wooing healthcare staff who own vehicles by giving them a special offer of 50 per cent discount for services.

“Extreme Clean recognises the sacrifices that healthcare staff in the country make, being in the frontline in the fight against coronavirus pandemic and that is why we have rolled out a 50 per cent discount to health workers,” said Extreme Clean in a statement.

Owing to disruption of businesses of many Kenyans, the company has also offered a 10 per cent discount on all its car services for its clients.

The company has further introduced a monthly subscription for unlimited car washes at discounted rates for corporate clients.

To bring services closer to their clients, the company has also introduced mobile car-wash services to clients who are unable to drive to their work station.

The firm is located in strategic locations and shopping malls in Nairobi including Hub Karen, Naushad Merali Drive, Lavington, Two Rivers Mall, Runda, TRM Mall, Thika Road, Garden City Mall, Ananas Mall and Makongeni Thika. 

The company has also launched a campaign to sensitise its clients on the need to observe social distancing rules to flatten the curve.

“The safety of our clients, employees and the community depends on precautions and measures taken in sanitisation of work station,” added the statement.

The company is also providing its staff with face masks, gloves and hand sanitisers.

“This war against Covid-19 can only be won if all Kenyans follow relevant directives and guidelines by observing good hygiene and sanitisation of all personal and public places including vehicles,” concluded the statement,” the statement added.