Return of the all-purpose cleaner?

29th of June 2016
Return of the all-purpose cleaner?

An increasing number of customers are demanding a ‘one product fits all’ solution to their chemical cleaning requirements.  But how are manufacturers responding? And is there still a market for specialist products? Ann Laffeaty finds out.

In days gone by there were virtually no dedicated cleaning products and people had to use a

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Smart solutions - the soft sell

28th of June 2016
Smart solutions - the soft sell

Cleaning is a traditional industry, and one that is slow to adopt change. But smartphones, tablets and other technological breakthroughs have infiltrated every sector over the past 10 years – and cleaning is no exception. So how is the industry adapting to changing times? Ann Laffeaty finds out.

Cleaning used to be all about hard manual

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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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