Cleaning up mopping

1st of October 2018
Cleaning up mopping

Ann Laffeaty looks at the latest products and technologies on the market designed to clean up the task of mopping and reduce the risk of cross-contamination.

If you run a mop around a dirty floor using detergent and clean water, the chances are that the floor will end up looking cleaner afterwards than it did beforehand. But mopping is a dirty

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Floor pads - the next big thing

26th of September 2018
Floor pads - the next big thing

Cost, sustainability, safety, productivity – what are the key factors driving innovation in the floor pad sector? Leading manufacturer of floorcare maintenance products 3M looks at the trends affecting the market and examines how today’s floor pads are developing to meet modern needs.

There are some things in the cleaning industry

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Are washroom dispensers indispensable?

20th of September 2018
Are washroom dispensers indispensable?

Dispensers often come as part of the package when buying consumables such as soap, hand towels and toilet paper for an away-from-home washroom. But are they always strictly necessary asks Ann Laffeaty.

The soap and paper dispensers supplied in publicly-used washrooms are an integral part of any hygiene system – at least if manufacturers are

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Wipes - staying ahead of the rag trade

17th of July 2018
Wipes - staying ahead of the rag trade

Rags are the go-to wiping solution in industry for tasks such as wiping greasy hands, cleaning dirty components and mopping up spills from the floor. So how do wipes and cloths manufacturers persuade industrial customers to ditch their rags in favour of their own products?

The traditional ragbag filled with mixed old clothing is still a common

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Safer window cleaning

16th of July 2018
Safer window cleaning

Window cleaning is a risky business – one that often involves working at height and handling heavy equipment. Ann Laffeaty asks manufacturers how their products are helping to make the industry safer.

Window cleaning was once a task that was almost impossible to carry out without risking life and limb. Long ladders would be set up on areas

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Chemical dispensing - coping with the pressure

12th of July 2018
Chemical dispensing - coping with the pressure

Good water pressure and a consistent water flow are fundamental to the efficient operation of any chemical dispenser. A potential problem with the water supply is one of the most common concerns voiced by laundry owners prior to the installation of a chemical dispensing system. Matt Hayas, global product manager for Hydro Systems, writes for

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