Does carpet type matter?

23rd of September 2019
Does carpet type matter?

How far does the type of carpet in an office, hotel, restaurant or other facility impact on the method used to clean it? We ask manufacturers what dictates the cleaning regime: the type of carpet, the type of soiling - or a mixture of both.

There was a time when most carpets were made from wool – a natural material that was hard-wearing,

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The fragrance experience

18th of September 2019
The fragrance experience

There are many different and ingenious ways of perfuming a room and today’s air fresheners come in the form of solids, mists, sprays and gels. Paul Wonnacott, managing director at Vectair Systems, discusses the pros and cons of each format, how they work and what the future holds for fragrance systems.

It’s an exciting time for the

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The two-sided mop market

17th of September 2019
The two-sided mop market

‘Smart mopping’ has become the new watchword as companies increasingly seek to develop sophisticated systems that gather data and monitor water and chemical use. But is there still a place for the traditional, manual mop as well? Ann Laffeaty looks at both sides of the mopping market in a bid to discover which way it is heading.

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Water management - be smarter in the washroom

23rd of July 2019
Water management - be smarter in the washroom

Steve Nurdin, marketing manager at Cannon Hygiene,explains why smart water systems could be a key to meeting global sustainability objectives without having to compromise on good hygiene practices.

The Environment Agency predicts that there will be a deficit of three billion litres of water every day by 2050 in the UK alone. To give the expected

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The window of opportunity

22nd of July 2019
The window of opportunity

What are the most challenging aspects of a window cleaner’s everyday life? What are the tasks they spend most time on during a typical working day, how do they organise their time and work in the most productive way possible? And what are the most valuable tools in helping them to operate efficiently?

Whether they’re working for a

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Where's that wiper?

18th of July 2019

When an industrial operative needs a wiper, that need will be pressing – whether it is because their hands are greasy, a component requires cleaning or a spill needs to be mopped up from the floor. So, what is the best way of equipping and organising a workshop to give staff quick access to cloths and wipers when they need them? Ann Laffeaty

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