Here is the difference between cleaning, disinfection, and sanitizing.
Cleaning - Removes germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces or objects. It is quite simple you can use soap and water it helps with the removing of the germs but does not necessary kill germs.
Disinfection- This is where you kill the germs on surfaces or objects. Disinfection is where you can use chemicals to kill germs. It does help further the spread of any kind of germs. That is why its important to disinfect your home and business.
Sanitizing- Is where you lower the number of germs on surfaces and objects. This process works by cleaning and disinfecting the surface or objects.