A trolley good fit

16th of December 2016
A trolley good fit

What type of cleaning trolley would you use in a hospital? An office? Or a hotel? Ann Laffeaty looks at the different trolley requirements for various environments and find out which works best where – and why.

All cleaning trolleys have a number of features in common. They have wheels, they have a handle, they have storage space….

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High pressure cleaners - those must-have accessories

15th of December 2016
High pressure cleaners - those must-have accessories

How far do accessories affect the end result of a high pressure cleaning system? And what
other factors could help to improve performance? Ann Laffeaty finds out.

There are any number of variables in a high pressure system that can make it more effective for the task in hand. The obvious one is the actual pressure. Turning up the force a notch or

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The many-sided mat

6th of December 2016
The many-sided mat

The whole point of a mat used to be simply to trap the dirt. But in recent years a plethora of safety mats, industrial mats, non-slip mats and anti-fatigue mats have flooded the market. Ann Laffeaty asks matting experts whether specialisation is a trend and finds out about the very latest matting products.

It is generally agreed that the main

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Air freshening - something in the air

5th of December 2016
Air freshening - something in the air

Fragrancing is now big business in away-from-home markets, and not just in the washroom. Companies are increasingly investing in how all areas of their building smell – whether it’s hotels, supermarkets, airports or office buildings. Writing for ECJ, Jo Jacobius explores the science behind scent in these environments and asks about the

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Care of hard floors - keeping down costs

2nd of December 2016
Care of hard floors - keeping down costs

Ann Laffeaty looks at the cost implications of hard floors and finds out whether there are any shortcuts when it comes to cleaning and maintenance.

Hard floors in public facilities need to withstand a great deal of wear and tear. They support large numbers of people every day – some wearing high heels, some tracking in mud and others

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Batteries - charging ahead

2nd of December 2016
Batteries - charging ahead

How important is a battery’s ability to take a charge quickly and efficiently in the productive running of a machine? Does the type of charger used make a difference to the running costs and performance of a cleaning machine, or is it relevant what type of charger is employed? Trojan Battery writes for ECJ.

To achieve maximum performance of

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