Batteries - many shapes and sizes

10th of June 2019
Batteries - many shapes and sizes

Batteries come in all shapes and sizes. But how far does the environment in which cleaning takes place influence the type of battery you choose to power your machine, asks Ann Laffeaty?

Battery-powered cleaning machines offer a number of benefits for the end user. They remove the need for the operator to rely on an external power source, and they

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Best floor pads for the planet

7th of June 2019
Best floor pads for the planet

Cleaning companies are seeking to make all aspects of their business more sustainable and that encompasses the pads they use on their floor cleaning machines. So what developments have floor pad manufacturers made in order to make their pads more environmentally conscious. What exactly constitutes a ‘sustainable’ floor pad? Derik

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Slip-sliding away - floor polishing

6th of June 2019
Slip-sliding away - floor polishing

There was a time when high-gloss floors were all the rage in hospitals, schools, offices and in many other public facilities worldwide. But is the market for a high shine gradually slip-sliding away, asks Ann Laffeaty?

It used to be the mark of a smart, upmarket facility. Being able to see one’s face in the highly polished floor of an

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 Winner - BICSc

3rd of June 2019
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 Winner - BICSc

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) has a number of initiatives that aim to make the world more aware of the industry. It was named the winner of the 2018 European Cleaning and Hygiene Award for Raising the Profile of the Professional Cleaning Sector.

With its headquarters in the UK, the British Institute of Cleaning Science has

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Airport hygiene - preventing terminal illness

31st of May 2019
Airport hygiene - preventing terminal illness

While air travel has revolutionised the way the world works, the ease of travel and the numbers of people doing it means airports can become significant vectors of disease and viral infection. This makes hygiene management a particular challenge as cross contamination between passengers can allow bacteria to travel across the globe in a matter of

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 Winner - Principle Cleaning

30th of May 2019
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 Winner - Principle Cleaning

A package of high-tech innovations at London’s Blue Fin building was an award-winning formula for Principle Cleaning Services. Ann Laffeaty finds out about the strategy that earned the company the 2018 European Cleaning and Hygiene Award for the Best use of Smart Technological Solutions.

The 2,000 aluminium fins that cover the façade

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