A school bus can become infested with germs and get very dirty with the large number of children that jump around in it after school. Their lunch boxes, drinks, and play at the school ground can really create a mess in the bus. To properly clean the school bus may seem like a long and tedious task. But it is actually quite similar to cleaning a car or a room. All you need is a good guide and the right cleaning tools for it.

Cleaning a school bus is essential after all the kids have been dropped off home. This ensures the children’s travel safety and health maintenance.



Things you will need


  • Water
  • Paper towels
  • Window cleaner
  • Anti-bacterial cleaner
  • Floor Cleaner
  • Mop
  • Broom
  • Dustpan
  • Trash bag
  • Cloth
  • Putty knife
  • Water bucket
  • Sponge



Cleaning method


  1. Park the school bus near a water supply.

  1. Take a trash bag and pick up all the trash in the bus. Check under the seats for trash as well.


  1. With the putty knife, scrape off any gum or stuck items from the floor and surroundings. Throw them in the dustpan and into the trash bag.


  1. Broom the floor to sweep grime and dirt, and pick it up with the dustpan.


  1. Use an anti-bacterial cleaner to spray over the seats, handrails, windows, and walls of the bus. Let it stay on for a few minutes.


  1. In the meantime, clean the windows with the window cleaner, and wipe with a cloth.


  1. Now wipe the seats with the paper towels so that the anti-bacterial liquid is removed.


  1. Let open the windows to allow fresh air to pass in and get rid of the chemicals and smell.


  1. Mop the floor with water mixed with floor cleaning liquid.


  1. Close the windows once the bus has dried.


  1. Mix detergent in a water bucket with water and clean the exterior of the bus with a sponge and mop.

  1. Use the window cleaner to clean the mirrors, and front and back mirror of the bus.