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Free 5S for the Cleaning Store Poster

Posted by Ken Buckley on 24-10-2017

Ever heard of 5S?

Many will have heard of 5S in manufacturing. Now it is finding its way into the cleaning world and its doing great things. 

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Slow Speed or High Speed Rotary Machine?

Posted by Ken Buckley on 10-10-2017

Should you be using a slow or high speed rotary?

Often we see the wrong speed rotary machine being used for a task and there seems to be a lot of confusion surrounding which speed machine should be used where. 

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6 Ways to save Man-Hours in Cleaning

Posted by Ken Buckley on 27-9-2017

Generally the largest cost with cleaning is wages. It goes without saying that if you can reduce the amount of man hours needed, you will reduce the cost of the operation.

Everyone wants to cut costs, but fortunately not everyone wants to lower standards. 

How can you reduce man hours without lowering cleaning standards?

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7 Things to check on a Scrubber Dryer

Posted by Ken Buckley on 12-9-2017


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

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Topics: Cleaning Machines

If it smells clean, it is clean?

Posted by Ken Buckley on 16-8-2017

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

When you enter your holiday accommodation for the first time, a quick subconscious sniff and you form an immediate impression; "this place is clean" or "this place is dirty." 

Smell is an important part of any building management.

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10 Things you need to know about COSHH Risk assessments

Posted by Ken Buckley on 08-8-2017


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

Where do you go for help? What do you need to know?

This guide gives you ten things you should know about before embarking on this painful process. 

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Topics: COSHH

6 Problems with Emulsion Floor Polish

Posted by Ken Buckley on 03-8-2017

When it all goes to plan, a polished floor looks stunning. When it all goes wrong, it can look awful and be very  distressing. 

Knowing the classic errors to avoid is essential if you are  going to invest all that time and hard work into polishing a floor. 

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Topics: floorcare

Do Cleaning staff need COSHH training?

Posted by Ken Buckley on 20-7-2017

Often get asked, do cleaning staff need COSHH training?

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Topics: COSHH

Scrubber Dryer Cheat Sheet

Posted by Ken Buckley on 22-6-2017


How to keep your Scrubber Dryer in good working order (without calling out a service engineer every other day) 

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Topics: Cleaning Machines

Update on the old CHIP Hazard Symbols & new CLP Symbols

Posted by Ken Buckley on 14-6-2017

As of the 1st June 2017, no products containing to old CHIP warning symbols can be sold. (Orange squares with black warning symbol) 

What are the implications for your team?

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Topics: COSHH

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