Matt Besley
Numatic RSB140 Vs. Pacvac 700 Battery Backpack Vacuum Cleaner Review

 

The Numatic RSB140 has been around for a few years now and it's one we..

Matt Besley
Introducing move it All® - Heavy Duty Hand Scrub cleaner
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Matt Besley
Is it Ok To Mix Chemicals?  (Some COSHH Risks You May Not Have Thought Of)

Allowing cleaners to mix cleaners is a game of chance.  Of course; mixing..

Matt Besley
6 of the best battery cleaning machines in 2019

New battery tech is popping up everywhere; from smartphones to electric..

Matt Besley
Versatwin Toilet Paper System - All the Details You Need to Know

Standardising your toilet paper systems across your site brings great..

Matt Besley
Neat Solutions for High Level Dusting

Make high ledges and surfaces easy to clean with these great high level..

Matt Besley
How Your Toilet Rolls and Blue centrefeed Rolls are Made

We recently visited one of our paper manufacturers and had a factory tour..

Matt Besley
The Prochem Stain Removal Guide - How to Remove Carpet Stains

Here's a great guide from Prochem to prescribe the correct chemicals for..

Matt Besley
Can you Still Get Henry or Numatic Vacuums with a Hi/Lo High/Low Speed Switch?

Numatic machines or Henry's (Numatic make Henry's by the way) used to be..

Matt Besley
Nilfisk SC351 Scrubber Drier In-Depth Review

The Nilfisk SC351 is a great small scrubber drier machine perfect for..

Matt Besley
A Simple 3 Point Guide to Sustainable Cleaning

Sustainability is a well-used buzzword and something that needs to be taken..

Matt Besley
Keeping The Homeless Warm - Supporting Shekinah Grow

Being homeless is always a sorry plight, and more so when the weather gets..

Matt Besley
How Do I Ensure I Am Compliant with COSHH?

It is important to adhere to COSHH regulations, but it can be a bit..

Matt Besley
Battery Numatic Henry Review - The Ultimate Cordless Tub Vacuum?

Henry and it's commercial siblings must be by far the most commonly used tub..

Matt Besley
Is My Safety Flooring Stained, Or Just Not Being Cleaned Properly?

Anyone that cleans hates safety flooring - it can be really difficult to..

Matt Besley
7 Tips to Keep your Vacuum Cleaners Working Safely and Effectively (free photo Download Poster)

Vacuum cleaners are a main staple in any cleaning team, but can very quickly..

Matt Besley
The Correct Way to Clean a Toilet Bowl - with Free photo Download Poster

Toilet cleaning is perhaps the most common cleaning task carried out..

Matt Besley
The 7 Wastes of Lean in Cleaning (And How to Do Something About Them)

The 7 wastes of lean are an integral part of Lean methodology from Toyota,..

Matt Besley
5 Products You Wished You'd Heard About Before
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Matt Besley
Truvox Battery Multiwash Floor Cleaning Machine Review

The Truvox Multiwash has always been a great all-rounder, cleaning almost..

Matt Besley
Cylindrical Brush Vs Disc Floor Machines

Cylindrical and disc floor machines are both great, but for different..

Matt Besley
6 of the Best Cleaning Machines and Equipment in 2018

There are a lot of great new products coming to the market all the time, but..

Ken Buckley
Double Mop Bucket V Single Mop Bucket 

 

Are you still using single mop buckets for all your contracts?

If you are,..

Ken Buckley
The most versatile Floor Cleaning Machine ever?

I have always been a fan of the Multiwash. It's such a great little machine;..

Matt Besley
How to Prevent Norovirus Spreading

Norovirus or the "Winter vomiting Bug" is doing the rounds again. This..

Matt Besley
Why Its So Important to Wash Hands and Clean Touch Points

Unfortunately, not everyone washes his or her hands after using the toilet...

Ken Buckley
Is it worth repairing Vacuum Cleaners?

This is a question that gets asked a lot. Is it worth spending £45 + to..

Matt Besley
3 Steps to Choosing the Right Refuse Sacks

Confused by the technical jargon or buying refuse sacks, or are you buying a..

Ken Buckley
Free 5S for the Cleaning Store Poster

Ever heard of 5S?

Many will have heard of 5S in manufacturing. Now it is..

Ken Buckley
Slow Speed or High Speed Rotary Machine?

Should you be using a slow or high speed rotary?

Often we see the wrong..

Matt Besley
Is Day 1 of a Cleaning Contract the Most Important?

They say you can't judge a book by its cover, or perhaps a website by its..

Matt Besley
The Anatomy of an Organised Cleaning Cupboard

You can tell a lot from your cleaning cupboards about the standard of..

Ken Buckley
6 Ways to save Man-Hours in Cleaning

Generally the largest cost with cleaning is wages. It goes without saying..

Matt Besley
New EU EcoLabel Vacuum Regulations September 2017

The EU are changing the goalposts again on vacuum cleaners.  This time the..

Ken Buckley
7 Things to check on a Scrubber Dryer

 

Things to check on a Scrubber Dryer to ensure it is doing a top job. 

Matt Besley
Ban C-Fold Paper Hand Towels - Join the Movement

If you still use c-fold paper hand towels, you are wasting money and paper...

Ken Buckley
If it smells clean, it is clean?

We all know that this is not true, however this is often the way people..

Matt Besley
Bleach:  The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

 

The horror stories we hear about bleach when we carry out COSHH training..

Ken Buckley
10 Things you need to know about COSHH Risk assessments

 

Okay so you have been told you've got to do COSHH risk assessments for..

Ken Buckley
6 Problems with Emulsion Floor Polish

When it all goes to plan, a polished floor looks stunning. When it all goes..

Ken Buckley
Do Cleaning staff need COSHH training?

Often get asked, do cleaning staff need COSHH training?

Matt Besley
5 Powerful Chemicals for Student Accommodation Cleaning

Anyone that has ever worked in student accommodation cleaning will know that..

Ken Buckley
Scrubber Dryer Cheat Sheet

 

How to keep your Scrubber Dryer in good working order (without calling out..

Ken Buckley
Update on the old CHIP Hazard Symbols & new CLP Symbols

As of the 1st June 2017, no products containing to old CHIP warning symbols..

Ken Buckley
Whats wrong with these Trigger Spray Bottles?

You've  probably guessed it, they've got no labels! 

Matt Besley
7 Things to Consider When Cleaning Dust in a Very Dusty Environment

Managing cleaning contracts in high dust environments is one of the most..

Ken Buckley
Slippery when wet - How to manage the risks

Some floors are always going to be a problem when they get wet. A polished..

Ken Buckley
Should we be disinfecting everything?

Is it good practice to use a Cleaner Disinfectant or Sanitiser for all..

Matt Besley
How to Get Rid of Bad Smells in Your Urinals

You know the experience when you open the door to the gents and the smell..

Ken Buckley
Free Cleaning Cupboards Checklist - What are the basics?

Setting up a new contract or even pricing a contract?

What should you have..

Matt Besley
10 Products from the London 2017 Cleaning Show

The cleaning show is often the forum where the latest ideas and innovations..

Ken Buckley
The 4 Elements of Cleaning

Cleaning is a Science.

It's all about Chemistry, Physics and even..

Ken Buckley
Cleaning Chemicals and the Corrosive Symbol - CLP

Some Cleaning Chemicals that used to have the old Irritant  symbol now have..

Ken Buckley
Mini Jumbo Toilet Rolls - the best choice for Economy?

There is a lot of muddied water when you start looking into the economies of..

Matt Besley
Why Your Toilet Quickly Goes Black After Using Bleach

In the cleaning world, bleach is possibly the most over-estimated and least..

Matt Besley
Why Use A Scrubber Dryer?

Scrubber dryers make floor cleaning a breeze.  At least that is if you have..

Ken Buckley
After Builders cleaning - 10 great products

After Builders Cleaning is a major part of the cleaning trade, it has it's..

Ken Buckley
The Cutting Edge for Edge Cleaning

 

Whenever you go anywhere like a hospital or leisure centre one thing that..

Matt Besley
Doing nothing about your toilet paper dispensers could cost a fortune

Sometimes your toilet paper dispensers can look like this before you take..

Matt Besley
Cleaning Equipment Review: High Reach Vacuum Kit 21ft reach

 

Reaching the tall ledges, windowsills, pipes, ducts and grills can be at..

Ken Buckley
Powerbrush XL vs Scrubby Wand - Small Battery Scrubbing Machine

 

Both these tools would make an excellent addition to anybodies cleaning..

Ken Buckley
Free Dosing chart Template - For Cleaning Chemicals

 

Design your own Cleaning Chemical Dosing Charts with our free Dosing Chart..

Ken Buckley
Download Free Dilution Calculator - For Cleaning Chemicals

 

Ever struggled with Dilution Ratios?

A Scrubber Dryer with a 45 Litre..

Ken Buckley
Reduce the Cost of your Janitorial Supplies

 

How do you go about reducing the cost of your Janitorial Supplies?

And..

Ken Buckley
Throw out all your cleaning Chemicals - Uniwipe

Ever wished you could throw out all your cleaning chemicals?

Well, now you..

Ken Buckley
Free COSHH Risk Assessment Template

 

 

Read on for our Free COSHH Risk Assessment Template

Matt Besley
6 Ways To Cut Costs in Public Toilet Cleaning [+ Improve Standards]

Government cuts to public services have been the subject of tough scrutiny..

Ken Buckley
Washroom Upgrade is Good for Business

 

At lot of us spend more waking hours at work than we do at home. I'm not..

Matt Besley
7 Facts You Need To Know About Hand Washing

 

How often have you been to the washroom, only to find half the people..

Ken Buckley
Do cheap toilet rolls = Blocked toilets?

 

Blocked toilets are a pain to everyone, not least FM staff. Who gets the..

Matt Besley
★★★  Quality Triple-Star Rating  ★★★

                  

 

We are pleased to announce that we following an..

Matt Besley
The 10 Golden Rules of Coshh Training

 

COSHH Training is super-important - you need to keep yourself and your..

Ken Buckley
How to avoid contact dermatitis for cleaning staff

 

Contact dermatitis is very common in the cleaning trade, it has all the..

Ken Buckley
5 simple steps to reduce winter months absence in the workplace

It is a fact that the winter months  bring increased staff absenteeism, with..

Ken Buckley
Commercial Carpet Cleaning - How to clean a heavily soiled carpet

 

A lot of professional carpet cleaners have their own secret recipes for..

Matt Besley
How to Use 5S To Tidy Up Your Cleaners Cupboard

Lean priciniples originated from Toyota in the 1970's, but the principles..

Adrian Welch
Are your Cleaners trained sufficiently?

 

 

Never has it been more important, to ensure your staff have had..

Ken Buckley
Rock Salt or Ice Melt?

 

 

First cold spell for the UK and everyone's worried about people slipping..

Matt Besley
The Best Soap Dispensers For Schools [+ free guide]

We have a 'no-frills' approach to soap dispensers for schools.

They need..

Ken Buckley
How many cleaning chemicals do you really need?

 

This picture is genuine and sadly, it is not a rare sight when you peer..

Ken Buckley
Is Hand Sanitiser effective against Norovirus?

 

There are lots of mixed answers on the web if you search this question..

Matt Besley
We're changing the way our trade counter works in 2017

From Monday 2nd January, the trade counter will become a trade collection..

Adrian Welch
6 Bog standard bog cleaning tips

Are your toilets being cleaned correctly and safely, are cleaners leaving..

Adrian Welch
Bog Brush or no Bog brush...whats to loos?

Should public WC's have brushes or not, this is the question?

Who uses them..

Matt Besley
School Cleaning - 3 Easy Wins to Improve the Student Experience

Parents and students are a whole lot more fussy about which school they..

Ken Buckley
Cleaning after norovirus

 

Norovirus the "Winter vomiting Bug" is doing the rounds again. This common..

Ken Buckley
How do you compare toilet paper systems?

Ever worry you're really getting the best deal, when some pushy salesman is..

Matt Besley
Carpet Cleaning Machines - Box Extractor vs Brush/Self-Contained

There is now more choice than ever before when you come to choose a carpet..

Ken Buckley
Do wet floor signs have to be yellow?

 

The yellow plastic Wet Floor Signs look alright in a public toilet,..

Ken Buckley
Are you off your cleaning trolley?

Probably one of the most under-rated pieces of cleaning equipment, the..

Matt Besley
5 Things An Effective Chewing Gum Removal Machine Needs

Chewing gum is ugly.  And chewing gum removal can be hard.

When you look..

Ken Buckley
We have safety data sheets, do we need a coshh risk assessment? [FREE TEMPLATE DOWNLOAD]

 

 

Most have heard of Safety Data Sheets and most know you should have them..

Adrian Welch
Matt Besley
New CLP Symbols Explained

The change from the old CHIP symbols to the new CLP symbols have been around..

Ken Buckley
the best carpet cleaning system for In-house cleaning teams

 

The choice of Carpet Cleaning systems, their Pros and Cons, is..

Ken Buckley
Janitorial Supplies Product review: Windmill Odour Force Lemon

 Odour Force Lemon is a very powerful  enzymatic action odour eliminator.

..

Matt Besley
How To Use the Unger Smart Mop System [Training Videos]

.

Using the Unger Smart Mop system to clean your floors is rewarding, and..

Matt Besley
C-Fold Vs Multifold Paper Hand Towels

When you get asked do you want C-Fold, Multifold, Z-Fold, Interfold, you..

Ken Buckley
What's killing your scrubber dryer batteries?

These battery Scrubber Dryers cost enough in the first place, it's a bitter..

Matt Besley
Wet Cell Battery Maintenance - Topping Up the Water Level [FREE CHART]

Using a wet cell battery often gives you a longer run time with..

Matt Besley
Carpet Cleaning Machines - What Does PSI Mean?

 Everyone will have a different opinion about PSI when it comes to..

Ken Buckley
Do you need Antibacterial Soap?

 

Its a question that gets asked a lot. What about at schools and  for..

Ken Buckley
3 things that will greatly enhance your cleaning

 

Would you like to up the level of your cleaning?

We look at three simple..

Ken Buckley
Cleaning Equipment Review: Fimap Genie B Scrubber Dryer

 

The Genie B has been around for a few years now and it's still a popular..

Mike Besley
How To Clean Stainless Steel Kick Plates and Push Plates

Kick plates are designed to take the knocks and damage at the bottom of..

Mike Besley
The Value of Cleaning and the Cleaners - 10 Points to Consider

Often cleaning is a seriously under-valued profession but unquestionably..

Mike Besley
Cotton Mop Heads Or Disposable Mop Heads?

For many years the cotton mop heads has been relied on to do all the floor..

Mike Besley
Mop Heads Cleaning - 3 Quick Tips

Mop Heads left unwashed will stink, and will be unhygienic. 

Here's 3 quick..

Ken Buckley
How to use a Body fluid spill kit

The job that everyone hates. Vomit clean up! 

We often get asked about this..

Matt Besley
How to Remove Limescale from Taps and Pipes in 5 Easy Steps

LImescale can be pretty unsightly, and can be very difficult to remove..

Matt Besley
Cleaning Equipment Review: Steam-e Battery Chewing Gum Removal Machine

The Steam-e is a ground-breaking battery powered chewing gum removal machine.

Matt Besley
Non-Slip Flooring Using the Correct Cleaning Chemicals

The best cleaning chemicals to use on non-slip floors are alkaline hard..

Matt Besley
Non-Slip Flooring Using Cleaning Chemicals at the Correct Dilution

Myth:  Making your cleaning chemicals stronger, will make it more effective.

Matt Besley
Non-Slip Flooring Using Cleaning Chemicals Contact Time and Agitation.

Non-Slip Flooring is difficult to clean, but using cleaning chemicals at a..

Ken Buckley
Sebo 370 vs Nilfisk Vu500 - Upright Vacuum cleaners compared

 If you are going to use Upright Vacuum Cleaners for commercial use, then..

Mike Besley
5 Things to Consider Before Buying Janitorial Supplies

Several questions come to mind when you start the search for your partner..

Mike Besley
Janitorial Supplies - 3 Elements to choosing the correct product & method

When you buy your janitorial supplies, it really helps to understand the 3..

Matt Besley
Clean Non Slip Flooring without Cleaning Chemicals - Truvox Multiwash

 Non Slip flooring is notoriously difficult to clean.  But sometimes you..

Ken Buckley
Cleaning Equipment Review: IVO PowerBrush XL
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Adrian Welch
Cleaning Equipment Review: Unger Smart Mop System

 

 

 The Unger Smart Mop is a revolutionary  microfibre mop system, ideal..

Matt Besley
How to Identify Non Slip Flooring

Non-Slip Flooring is notoriously difficult to clean.

Non-Slip flooring..

Ken Buckley
Cleaning Equipment Review [and Video]: Truvox Multiwash Floor Cleaning Machine

 

The Truvox Multiwash is a great all-rounder, cleaning most floor coverings..

Ken Buckley
Janitorial Supplies Product Review: Easy Dose Cleaning Chemicals

 

A range of super concentrate cleaning chemicals, with built-in dosing..

Ken Buckley
Janitorial Supplies Product review: Windmill Eliminator - Fogger

 The Windmill Eliminator Aerosol Sanitising Fogger is an exciting new..

Ken Buckley
What is Colour Coded Cleaning & Why use it?

The basic thinking behind Colour Coded cleaning is; you use colours to..

Ken Buckley
6 steps to get your Janitorial Supplies on-time & in-full

 

Don't you just hate it when you wait all week for a delivery of janitorial..

Matt Besley
Cleaning Equipment - The 5 Essentials for Mobile Cleaners

Your mobile cleaners probably have a ton of cleaning equipment in the back..

Ken Buckley
6 of the best Cleaning Products

There have been a lot of useful innovations in the Cleaning trade in the..

Ken Buckley
What colour Floor cleaning pads should you be using?  Free Wall Chart Poster

Get the best out of your Scrubber Drier or Rotary Cleaning Machine by using..

Ken Buckley
10 things your should get free with your Janitorial Supplies

No one gets excited about Janitorial Supplies, do they? After all we are..

Mike Besley
The pH Scale: Using it to Choose the Right Cleaning Chemical

You learnt about the pH scale at school all those years ago, and you..

Matt Besley
5 simple maintenance tips for carpet cleaning machines

Carpet cleaning machines can be pretty frustrating when they break down. 

..

Ken Buckley
10 things you should know about Scrubber Dryers before buying

A good floor cleaning machine can be like an extra member of staff for a..

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