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July 11, 2017

Hotel hygiene standards and online reviews

Cleanliness and high hygiene standards should be a basic given in all hotels. But with the rise of social media and online reviews, it’s never been so important to maintain high standards for your guests. Numerous studies into consumer views on hotel cleanliness have revealed that cleanliness is the most important factor when reviewing and […]

July 05, 2017

Food retail cleanliness: how much do customers notice?

Whilst supermarket brands battle it out on price and food quality, is the issue of cleanliness being neglected? How much emphasis do consumers place on the cleanliness of their supermarket? And does it influence their shopping habits? Rheingold conducted a study into just this issue and found some interesting results. Over 150 hours of interview […]

June 30, 2017

Keeping the office tidy this summer

With summer well and truly here, now is the time to make more of an effort with your office cleaning. The rise in temperature is a delight for all kinds of bacteria and can cause a breeding frenzy on a range of office surfaces and objects. We’ve previously posted about the dirtiest items in the […]

June 20, 2017

A Closer Look at the Kärcher SGV 8/5 Steam Cleaner

The brand new Karcher SGV 8/5 Steam Vacuum Cleaner really does take all of the effort out of deep cleaning commercial environments. If maintaining high hygiene standards is an inherent part of daily routines, the Karcher SGV 8/5 Steam Vacuum Cleaner is the machine for the job. Combining the functions and features of wet and […]

June 14, 2017

Why every gym should have a steam cleaner

When we think of gyms we envision people getting fit and making their bodies healthier, and if we go ourselves, we feel better just by being there, however, going to the gym can actually be detrimental to your health – if the gym hasn’t been adequately cleaned. If gym equipment is not thoroughly wiped down […]

June 04, 2017

Commercial sectors that can benefit from pressure washer hire

Back in 1950 Kärcher invented the high-pressure cleaner and since then we have been refining the design and function to deliver the very best cleaning performance. Higher performance and a longer shelf life combined with less consumption and shorter cleaning times is the principle behind our pressure washers, which has enabled us to maintain our […]

May 23, 2017

How To Minimise The Risk Of Accidents And Keep Employees Safe

Each year, accidents in the workplace are believed to cost UK businesses approximately £14.1bn. This figure is made up of everything from sick pay and replacement workers’ salaries to legal costs and a loss of business. With statistics showing that more than 600,000 people were injured at work in 2015/16, it’s clear that businesses need […]

May 18, 2017

Should I hire or buy my industrial cleaning equipment?

If you’re trying to decide whether it’s best to buy your industrial cleaning equipment outright, or to hire your machines, it’s a common conundrum for many business owners. To help you make the right decision, we’ve got some pros to hiring your industrial cleaning equipment that we like to refer to as the three C’s! […]

May 10, 2017

Carpet Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid

In commercial environments, the carpets are often the first to show signs of deterioration and dirt. Over time, wear and tear can mean your carpet doesn’t look as aesthetically pleasing as it once did – and it could leave people with a negative impression of your business. You may think you’re doing everything you can […]

April 26, 2017

Tips to Maintain or Improve Your Restaurant’s Hygiene Rating

As well as being a legal requirement, food hygiene is a massive concern for diners. According to Checkit, “61% of consumers said they wouldn’t eat at any establishment that had a food hygiene rating of 2 or below.” Their research shows that it also doesn’t matter what kind of establishment it is. Whether it’s a […]