Floor polishing - is the shine coming off?

27th of June 2016
Floor polishing - is the shine coming off?

Everyone used to want a shiny floor. But the growing availability of alternative floor coverings coupled with concerns about cost, maintenance, health and safety have turned many building managers away from that highly-polished look. So are shiny floors on the way out? Ann Laffeaty finds out.

There was a time when highly-polished floors could be

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Single use gloves - essential for cleaners?

2nd of June 2016
Single use gloves - essential for cleaners?

Disposable single use gloves are one of the most frequently overlooked aspects of providing teams with the most appropriate cleaning equipment, but they ought to be one of the basics, especially when it comes to colour coding – says Chris Wahlers of Unigloves.

Disposable single use gloves are one of the most frequently overlooked aspects

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Peracetic acid - the new hero in hospitals

22nd of March 2016
Peracetic acid - the new hero in hospitals

There have been many products tried and tested in the realm of hospital and healthcare in the quest to discover the most effective cleaner in an industry where hygiene is paramount.

Adam Duxbury, new product development chemist at specialist chemical company, Airedale Chemical, explains why there is a new hero product emerging that is ticking all

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Sanitising solution on demand with De Nora Next's Giselle

22nd of March 2016
Sanitising solution on demand with De Nora Next's Giselle

The Giselle system from De Nora Next produces a sodium hypochlorite sanitising solution called Soleva on site and on demand using only salt, tap water and electricity.

The company claims the system enables a wide range of locations and objects to be hygienically cleaned.

Giselle has also undergone operational testing to demonstrate the

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Vikan DampDry 31 microfibre mop 'saves costs'

22nd of March 2016
Vikan DampDry 31 microfibre mop 'saves costs'

Vikan says its new DampDry 31 microfibre-based mop is a two-in-one product that enables customers to save on overall mop costs, storage space and procurement and stock management costs.

The key to the DampDry 31’s ability to handle both damp and dry mopping is its cleaning surface, claims the company. The microfibre edges generate static

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Moerman colour-coded HACCP squeegees

22nd of March 2016
Moerman colour-coded HACCP squeegees

Colour-coded squeegees from Moerman have been developed in line with HACCP requirements, to minimise the risk of cross-contamination.

The company’s hygienic squeegee is a heavy one that stays solid on the ground, requiring less force for effective cleaning. The body and the green natural rubber are made of FDA-approved components and the

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