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6 of the Best Cleaning Machines and Equipment in 2018

Posted by Matt Besley on 16-1-2018

There are a lot of great new products coming to the market all the time, but it takes a lot to make a great product.   There are always the gimmicks and fads, but the ideas that actually make things cleaner, and are robust are the ones that everyone is looking for.

Here are 6 of our favourites for 2018:

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Double Mop Bucket V Single Mop Bucket 

Posted by Ken Buckley on 15-1-2018


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

If you are, read this and then trial a double bucket system. See the benefits and consider changing over, there are many benefits. 

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The most versatile Floor Cleaning Machine ever?

Posted by Ken Buckley on 05-1-2018

I have always been a fan of the Multiwash. It's such a great little machine; simple, easy to use, works very well on safety flooring. 

Now, with the lithium ion battery version, it is even more versatile. 

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How to Prevent Norovirus Spreading

Posted by Matt Besley on 08-12-2017

Norovirus or the "Winter vomiting Bug" is doing the rounds again. This common diarrhoea and sickness causing virus is very infectious.

How can you prevent this from spreading, and how should you clean after an outbreak? 

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Topics: Sanitising

Why Its So Important to Wash Hands and Clean Touch Points

Posted by Matt Besley on 08-12-2017

Unfortunately, not everyone washes his or her hands after using the toilet. A CDC study showed that only 31% of men and 65% of women do so. Further, one study showed only about 5% of people actually wash their hands for the CDC-recommended 20 seconds or more. That means lots of people are walking out of the bathroom and touching the door and knobs with germy hands.

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Is it worth repairing Vacuum Cleaners?

Posted by Ken Buckley on 08-12-2017

This is a question that gets asked a lot. Is it worth spending £45 + to reapair a vacuum cleaner that is three years old when a new machine is less than £100?

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3 Steps to Choosing the Right Refuse Sack

Posted by Matt Besley on 07-12-2017

Confused by the technical jargon or buying refuse sacks, or are you buying a sack which is too strong for your application?  This 3 step-guide helps to simplify the jargon to help you chose the right type, size and thickness.

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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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Is Day 1 of a Cleaning Contract the Most Important?

Posted by Matt Besley on 09-10-2017

They say you can't judge a book by its cover, or perhaps a website by its homepage, but first impressions count, right?

The first day of a cleaning contract can make a big difference to the way the client perceives you, and your long-term relationship.  Here's 4 ideas to make a big impression:

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