Could the Air in Your Office Be Making Staff Sick?

Could the Air in Your Office Be Making Staff Sick

Breathing is something we all take for granted. Frankly, imagine if we didn’t?! We probably wouldn’t get much done. But what is in the air that we’re breathing? Poor hygiene and harsh chemicals in an office environment can contribute to poor air quality. In an office environment, where staff are likely not expecting to need respirators, it can have some nasty symptoms. Dizziness, sore throats, chesty coughs, headaches, eye irritation, persistent drowsiness… not attributes an employer wishes to see in their workforce. As an employer or business owner, making sure staff have a healthy and safe working environment should be a priority. The commercial cleaning schedule should form a part of this, especially given the effect it has on air […]

Eco-friendly Cleaning Tips from Professional Cleaners

Eco-friendly cleaning

Eco-friendly Cleaning Tips from Professional Cleaners As a professional cleaning agency, we have a lot of experience in environmentally friendly cleaning which still delivers an excellent hygiene standard. In fact, it’s something we’re strongly committed to. We don’t think that our cleaners and clients should be exposed to harmful materials in order to enjoy the benefits of a five star cleaning service. After all, commercial cleaning doesn’t necessarily mean using the sort of harsh chemicals that you would never dream of using in your home!   Introducing green to your home cleaning routine If you want to minimise the environmental impact of housework, then reconsidering your choice of cleaning products is generally a good starting point. Brands like Ecover and […]

Declutter for Clearer Thinking

Declutter for Clearer Thinking

Albert Einstein is quoted as saying “if a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” In a cluttered mind though, it can be difficult to sift through the chaos to get at the information and ideas that are needed. Work environment can be a big influence on productivity. The flustered feeling that comes with mess has helped popularise advisers like Marie Kondo, who recognise that some of us need for a guiding hand to get ourselves organised. You might not want to go to the extremes of throwing everything away, or might not be able to. If you’re planning a new work environment, or desperately need to reorganise an […]

Hand Hygiene – An Important Year-round Reminder…

24th March 2016 Hand Hygiene – An Important Year-round Reminder… In many industries – food service and the NHS to name but two – good hand hygiene is insisted upon and promoted within workplaces as a healthy reminder of the risks of bacteria and germs. But is there a focus on hand hygiene within your industry and, in fact, in your workplace? We don’t really like to think about some of the nasties that could be present on our hands, but we all carry them and we all need to be aware of how to properly wash and sanitise our hands. The last thing you need in your staff kitchen is a nasty bug outbreak, resulting in food poisoning for […]

Can Your Company Be Any More Green?

18th March 2016 Can Your Company Be Any More Green? Green, eco-friendly, carbon footprint – all buzzwords of course, but behind them there lies a serious message. No matter what your industry, it’s important to make sure you’re taking as many steps as you can to improve your environmentally-friendly policies. There are lots of areas to consider when looking at becoming a greener company, and using an environmentally-friendly cleaning company is an important first step. Many things, such as plastic bin liners and harsh chemical cleaners can be done away with and discussing this with your cleaning contractor should make sure that you are all on the same page. Aside from these, there are some more important things you can […]

Loo of the Year Awards 2016

7th March 2016 Loo of the Year Awards 2016 You’ve spent time and money on ensuring your premises are as clean as they can be. You’re rightly proud of the effort you’ve put in but who, except for your customers, will ever see the results of your efforts? If you fancy a bit of recognition for your facilities, then why not consider entering the Loo of the Year Awards 2016? As probably one of the first places your clients visit at your premises, you’ve made sure that you can be proud of the smallest room, so entry into the Loo of the Year Awards will give you a totally independent assessment of your washrooms and toilet, and each facility is […]

Learn Something New Every Day: Training Can Help You Stay Ahead

29th February 2016 Learn Something New Every Day: Training Can Help You Stay Ahead It’s quite easy to think that having a team of cleaning staff is pretty straightforward, and just let them get on with the job at hand, but have you considered that your staff might want or need some extra training? There are any number of ways that you can make your staff feel valued, and keeping them up-to-date on the latest cleaning methods, techniques and equipment is an important one. A quick search of the internet will bring up a range of training providers, offering courses from basic to advanced, at a range of prices. It may seem like a big investment, but it just may […]

Spring Cleaning Tasks That You Can Start Now!

25th February 2016 Spring Cleaning Tasks That You Can Start Now! It won’t be long now until we’re thinking of Spring. Already the daffodils are putting in an appearance and the evenings are getting a little lighter. It’s never too early to start your spring cleaning tasks, at home or at work, so why not think about your options – will you just add a few tasks to your regular cleaning schedule, or will you go for a deep-clean to start the new season off right? Whatever you choose, there are a few things you can start right now to get yourself going. Whether you’ve got a whole day, or just a few short periods of time to get started, […]

Carpet Cleaning? Let a Professional Handle It!

22nd February 2016 Carpet Cleaning? Let a Professional Handle It! When trying to keep your office environment clean, it might be tempting to employ a ‘catch-all’ solution, with one cleaning company handling all of the tasks on your list, but there one place that we think might benefit from a specialist – carpeting. Carpeting – or any flooring for that matter – is a substantial investment for your business and it can suffer if not maintained properly. High traffic areas can fade and dirty easily, while areas that rarely see a vacuum cleaner can accumulate dust and, in a worst case scenario, carpet mites. Do you trust that your regular cleaning contractor can provide the best service possible for your […]

The Perfect Cleaning Contractor?

Safety when mopping a floor

19th February 2016 The Perfect Cleaning Contractor? We all have ideas about what we would like to see from our cleaning contractor – green cleaning might your top consideration, or you might feel happier with a flexible provider. You may simply be on a budget, so the costs involved are your primary concern. Whatever you are looking for in an office cleaning provider, we can help! We’ve got together some of the top questions we are asked by our clients, but we’re sure there are many, many more – why not ask us today, and we’ll see if we can find out the answers from one of our reliable, professional office cleaning contractors. Green Cleaning Products and Procedures It’s great […]