Winning the War on Limescale Around the Office

Limescale – it might not be particularly hazardous to health, but it can nonetheless be a severe pain in the rear end. Whether it’s making your taps look old before their time, doing a number on your toilets or rendering your washing machine completely redundant…well, let’s just say a world without limescale wouldn’t be a bad thing!… [read more]

Removing Chewing Gum From Office Carpets

The fact that embedded chewing gum in carpets is so comprehensively disgusting means you are probably never going to find a person willing to admit they did it. Somebody threw the horrid stuff down there, but the likelihood of ever finding out who is near zero…which can be very frustrating.… [read more]

Five Tips for Safely Cleaning Your Gutters

The thing about the gutters in your office is that there’s a very good chance you won’t give them a second thought – until of course they cause you a pretty serious headache. Regardless of how passive these functional installations appear to be on the surface, they carry out a hugely important role for the safety and integrity of your office as a whole. Without adequate drainage as provided by gutters, water would collect across various parts of the office rooms and on the ground around the walls, leading to leaks, structural damage and even catastrophic subsidence.… [read more]

Hand Washing 101 – Are You Part of the 5%?

Whichever way you look at it, nobody likes to be told they aren’t washing their hands properly. In a recent blog post, we talked about the fact that studies have shown that that only about 5% of people in general are in fact washing their hands in accordance with official guidelines. Which technically isn’t what you’d call reassuring, but what exactly is being referred to when people talk about the ‘proper’ way to wash hands?… [read more]

Workplace Odour Control – Banishing Bothersome Smells

It may not seem like the most important of considerations, but bad smells in the workplace really can take a toll on the workforce. These are exactly the kinds of things that tend to impact morale, productivity and overall business output – it’s amazing just how detrimental unpleasant odours can be for business. And of course, if they the kinds of odours your clients and customers will also be exposed to…well, the rest is pretty much self-explanatory!… [read more]

Five Hand Washing Myths to Scrub Away for Good!

Try to tell the average individual they are not washing their hands correctly and chances are they will take great offense. Nevertheless, a study carried out in 2013 showed that a rather worrying 95% of people are in fact guilty of not washing their hands ‘properly’ – that being, in accordance with official guidelines.… [read more]

Six Tips on the Safe Handling of Cleaning Chemicals

Strictly speaking, no cleaning chemical is any safer or more dangerous than any other – it all comes down to how they are handled and stored. When used exactly in accordance with manufacture specifications, no cleaning of sanitary chemicals need necessarily be of any real danger or threat to those using them. … [read more]

How to Effectively Prevent Bathroom Mould and Mildew Build-up

The biggest problem with mould and mildew build-up is the way in which by the time you notice there’s anything wrong, you usually find yourself in a pretty unfortunate situation. It’s the kind of thing that goes unnoticed until it gets to the point where the problem may be relatively advanced – rather than proactively looking for signs of black mould, most tend to wait until the problem is glaringly obvious.… [read more]