The Problems with DIY Office Cleaning

When it comes to office cleaning in Stockport, businesses have two basic options. They can either take care of things in-house, or hire a professional cleaning team to handle all necessary cleaning duties. As the former is typically regarded as cheaper, it tends to be the first and seemingly most obvious choice for the majority of businesses.… [read more]

5 Tips to Help You Clean and Maintain Your Upholstery

If you have any upholstered items around the office, you’ll probably be very much aware of how quickly they can become rather unsightly. Upholstered chairs, couches and so on might be comfortable, but they seem to attract dust and dirt like magnets. Which not only makes them unsightly, but can also lead to their rapid deterioration. Not to mention, less-than ideal conditions for those sitting on them.… [read more]

How Clean Is Your Mobile?

It’s a subject we’ve covered in the past, but one we feel bears revisiting…repeatedly. These days, smartphones and tablet PCs are less accessories, more the added limbs we can’t live without. Or for that matter, be without for more than a few minutes. Even at work, we’re surgically attached to our devices in a manner that would make you think we’d all take a little better care of them.… [read more]

Scented or Sanitised?

If it smells clean, it must be clean. If you’ve quite incorrectly made this assumption at some time or another, you’re far from in the minority.  Nevertheless, you’ve still been sorely mistaken!

Much of the confusion stems from the fact that when you take a look at things at the exact opposite end of the scale, it does tend to hold some truth. Generally speaking, if something smells absolutely foul, it probably isn’t particularly clean. Nevertheless, even when something smells quite immaculate, this doesn’t in any way mean it is clean.… [read more]

Ten Rules for Effective De-Cluttering

Whether it’s at home or in the office, de-cluttering can make such an incredible difference. Maximising space, minimising dust and generally creating a more pleasant environment, it’s essential to occasionally go about a comprehensive de-cluttering project.

And when the time comes to your next clear-out, here’s a quick overview of the 10 most important rules to follow during the process:… [read more]

How to Make Vacuuming Less Stressful

Chances are they can’t be many people worldwide who genuinely get a kick out of vacuuming. Some find it mundane, while for others it’s the kind of frustrating, stressful experience they’ll do anything to avoid. Whether it’s at home or in the workplace, vacuuming generally isn’t what you’d call a daily pleasure.… [read more]

Mop-Care 101 – The Basics Everyone Should Know

Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of mops don’t wear out as a result of use. Instead, they degrade and fall apart as a result of abuse. They might be among the simplest of cleaning tools out there, but they’re also among the most misunderstood.  … [read more]

How to Avoid Food Poisoning in the Workplace

If you’ve never experienced food poisoning personally…well, consider yourself lucky! According to the Food Standards Agency, approximately 500,000 cases are reported every year, though it is estimated that tens of thousands more go unreported. Anyone who’s ever suffered food poisoning will know that to do so is to develop an immediate and lifelong respect for the importance of its prevention.… [read more]

Wood Flooring at Work? Effective Protection Tips

These days, hardwood flooring is considered to be something of an exclusive luxury above and beyond most alternatives. It certainly isn’t the kind of thing that comes baked into the average modern office block, meaning that when and where hardwood flooring is present around the workplace, it should be properly looked after.… [read more]