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Children's car seats are contaminated with twice as many dangerous germs as the average toilet, a new study has revealed.
And cars in general contain more potentially hazardous bacterial and fungal species than any part of our homes.
Scientists at the University of Birmingham took swabs from children's car safety seats and discovered an average
Potatoes, banana skins, Brazil nuts, vinegar and mayonnaise are among the common foodstuffs that are said to work well as cleaning agents.
This is the claim of Alex Depledge, chief executive of cleaning website Hassle.com. She says Brazil nuts are effective at polishing wood surfaces while tomato ketchup is good for cleaning brass, copper and
A new US invention aims to put an end to the unpleasant and sometimes socially awkward smells that may be encountered in the washroom.
Fresh Air Plus, created by a Tennessee entrepreneur, uses a sensor and integrated fan technology to discreetly remove unpleasant smells from the inside of the toilet bowl without the odour spreading around the
The Ebola virus disease (EVD) has made the news headlines around the world in recent weeks. This severe illness has a fatality rate of 90 per cent but the infection can be controlled through effective hygiene and cleaning measures.
ISS has published a white paper spotlighting how engaged employees are more productive, more customer-focused and more loyal. The paper - entitled - 'Employee engagement - the crucial role of the supervisor' - also finds that companies with high levels of employee engagement are more profitable.
Author Donna Brown of ISS describes how employee
According to a study by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in the UK, some employers in the professional cleaning industry are failing to meet their responsibilities to their staff in relation to pay, holiday or sick leave and dealing with their concerns.
The study also says manycleaners feel that their employer, client firms and the