They will pay $200,000 to clean the White House before Joe Biden moves in
The White House is undergoing a deep and expensive cleaning ahead of Joe Biden’s move in next week.
An ABC News report claims that the federal government has spent $200,000 in cleaning and disinfection expenses of the seat of government and residence of the President of the United States.
Contracts reveal that it has been paid $127,249 in the “investment cleansing” and $44,038 in “carpet cleaning for inauguration”. $29,523 was also paid for the treatment of the curtains.
The current cleanup is different from other endowments because outside services are being contracted. In the past, the job was left to White House employees.
The Government Services Administration He explained that “building spaces will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected between administrations and will ensure that everything meets standards. Cleaning will include, but is not limited to, all furniture, floors, window treatments, handrails, doorknobs, light switches, counters, elevator buttons, bathroom fixtures and dispensers, door handles and push plates, and light fixtures ”.
The area of the White House is 55,000 square feet. The contracts were awarded to the Didlake company.
The information also indicates that a contract was given $115,000 dollars for installation of new carpets. Biden’s inauguration is next Wednesday, January 20.