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Mini Jumbo Toilet Rolls - the best choice for Economy?

Posted by Ken Buckley on 16-3-2017

There is a lot of muddied water when you start looking into the economies of toilet paper. Some would like you to believe that their paper system gives the best "Cost in use" because of something or other.

The fact is, all things considered, give or take, it is metre for metre of paper than counts, as long as the thickness is the same. In other words you can't compare a 3 ply with a 2 ply paper. 

However most commercial toilet paper systems are 2ply and a very similar thickness. 

So, cut the crud, what is the cheapest way of buying toilet paper?

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Topics: Janitorial Supplies

Reduce the Cost of your Janitorial Supplies

Posted by Ken Buckley on 26-1-2017


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

And don't say put it out to Tender! That is the dumbest thing to do.

Everyone knows (well nearly everyone) that tenders just get you lower quality products and lower quality service and, in the long run all things considered, higher actual costs.

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Topics: Janitorial Supplies

How do you compare toilet paper systems?

Posted by Ken Buckley on 16-11-2016

Ever worry you're really getting the best deal, when some pushy salesman is trying to convince you their toilet paper system is the bestest and the cheapest?  

Worry no longer; download our free Toilet Paper Cost comparison calculator here.

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Topics: Janitorial Supplies

Do you need Antibacterial Soap?

Posted by Ken Buckley on 28-10-2016


Its a question that gets asked a lot. What about at schools and  for children, surely you should be using an antibacterial soap, shouldn't you?

After all, what with all the things going around in schools these days, wouldn't it reduce the amount of absence if everyone used this type of soap?

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Topics: Janitorial Supplies

What is Colour Coded Cleaning & Why use it?

Posted by Ken Buckley on 05-10-2016

The basic thinking behind Colour Coded cleaning is; you use colours to segregate the different types of areas you have to clean, Washrooms, Kitchens and General Areas and you then have colour coded cleaning equipment that only gets used in one area type.

Obviously if you have different colour cloths cleaning the toilet to the ones cleaning a food table, this reduces the likelihood that bacterial from the toilet will find its way to the table.

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Topics: Janitorial Supplies

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

Posted by Ken Buckley on 28-9-2016


Don't you just hate it when you wait all week for a delivery of janitorial supplies only to find the toilet rolls have been back ordered. No one told you that they were out of stock and you now have a major crises  on your hands.

Or maybe it's that special cleaning chemical that one of your cleaners has been nagging you for weeks, and lo and behold it's missing from the delivery.

So wouldn't it be nice if you always had On-time & In-full deliveries from your suppliers!

Follow these 6 steps to help yourself to get there.

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Topics: Janitorial Supplies

6 of the best Cleaning Products

Posted by Ken Buckley on 23-9-2016

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

Some of these cleaning products have been a flash in the pan, some have been impractical gimmicks and some have proved to be game changing, for those that have embraced them.

Everyone has their favourites, and these are mine:

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Topics: Cleaning Products, Janitorial Supplies

10 things your should get free with your Janitorial Supplies

Posted by Ken Buckley on 23-9-2016

No one gets excited about Janitorial Supplies, do they? After all we are only talking about toilet rolls and soap, aren't we? Everyone sells Toilet rolls now, you can even buy them from your stationery supplier.

So are Janitorial Supplies just a commodity or should you be getting something other than just toilet rolls and bleach for your money?

Actually you can and should be getting much more for you money.  Check out these 10 things you should be getting for free with your supplies.

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Topics: Janitorial Supplies

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