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School Smart: Finding Creative Cleaning Solutions

Hi. I’m Rosemary and I’m in charge of cleaning services for a large university. It really is a challenge. From graffiti on walls to chemical spills in science labs, I ensure that anything unsightly is cleaned up quickly and safely. In the course of my job, I’ve learnt that choosing the correct cleaning service for a task is the key to efficiency. I employ a general services company to do everyday cleaning, however, we regularly hire specialist carpet cleaners and definitely use qualified services for problems like chemical spills. Lots of my family members and friends call me when they have particular cleaning problems in their businesses. I figure that the knowledge I’ve collected over the years could be helpful, so I’ve started this blog. Do let me know if it’s useful and may your surfaces always be bright!

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Pressure Washing: How to Remove Tough Stains on Your Concrete Driveway

Concrete driveways can get dingy over time and cause the exterior of your home to look unappealing and less valuable. Tough stains such as oil and chemical spills can be an eyesore, not to mention the damage they can cause on your driveway. Occasionally pressure washing the driveway can get rid of these tough stains and restore the beautiful and appealing look of your home's exterior. Pressure washing is a task that DIYers should undertake with caution.

DIY Office Window Cleaning Tips

Cleanliness is paramount in an office set-up. A clean office environment will create a good first impression in the eyes of prospective clients. The state of glass windows in an office can be used to judge how serious a commercial entity is about the cleanliness of their premises. This article discusses a few DIY cleaning tips that will come in handy when the office windows get dirty before it's time for routine cleaning by the commercial cleaning company.

How to prepare your clothes before getting them picked up by a laundry service

Mobile wash and fold laundry services are becoming increasingly popular for many types of demographics. If you don't have a washing machine at home and are tired of sitting for hours at the laundromat, if you have children whose clothing needs washing more often than you can handle, or if you just don't like to do your washing yourself, you might want to try a wash and fold laundry service. To get the most out of your wash and fold service, there are a few things you should think about when it comes to preparing the clothes for getting picked up.

Basic Facts about Recycling Rubbish

Waste disposal has become a much talked about industry in recent years as countries try to find new ways to encourage environmentally safe removal of rubbish so that it can be recycled and made into sustainable energy. For Australia, the focus is recycling on all levels: residential and commercial alike. Here's information on what key recycling terms mean, how global leaders are doing with their recycling efforts, and how you can help Australia by recycling during your next project:

How To Build A Mini Enclosure For Asbestos Removal

In some older residential properties, asbestos may be found in many places. These places include as part of the water tank, as part of any textured ceiling, and outside the property—such as part of the building's roof, or as part of a felt roofing. In many cases, this asbestos can be dealt with by the owner; no special training or inspection by the local authority is required in order to remove it.

What to Remember When Buying Commercial Cleaning Supplies

It goes without saying that a more comfortable work environment is good for employee productivity. This explains why business entities will not hesitate to invest in proper air conditioning, security surveillance systems and even commercial janitorial services. All these combine to make the workplace more comfortable for your employees, hence making them more productive. In as much as you cleaning service company will always handle purchase of cleaning supplies, it is important to be well informed about the cleaning products and supplies used on your premises.

Cultivate Kids Who Love Chores: Five Ideas For Parents

In cultures around the world, small children chop firewood, sweep huts and help their families, but in much of the western world, children seem to hate chores. Want to get your kid involved in the chores without arguing, bribing or forcing them? Here are five tips on cultivating kiddos who want to help: 1. Make clean the norm Many kids defer to the default. If your home is constantly dirty, if you have piles of clothes around your room or if you leave dirty dishes sitting out, your kids will likely follow suit.

6 Super Carpet Cleaning Tips for Seniors

As someone ages, they often encounter challenges that make it harder to perform daily tasks. Even things like keeping the carpet clean can pose a challenge. If you or an elder you love is struggling with strength, mobility or other issues related to aging, you can still enjoy clean carpet,  here are six tips to keep in mind. 1. Buy low weight tools If your strength is waning, make cleaning easier on yourself by investing in low weight tools.

3 Issues Your Business Could Face if Your Workplace Is Constantly Dirty

Many company directors put much focus on their daily business activities including attracting new customers, maintaining low running expenses, managing employees and increasing profit returns, which all have major impact on the overall business success. However, few directors are conversant with the huge hidden expenses they are paying for, due to the unhealthy office environment that their employees are working in. As part of an effective marketing strategy, commercial cleaners can educate their prospects of the connection between a clean workplace and increased productivity.

Why It Pays To Have Your Office Cleaned By Professionals

If you own or manage a company of any sort, no doubt you're looking for ways to cut all the costs you can. This might include taking a second look at your office cleaning company; you may assume you can simply let them go and have your employees take out the trash and occasionally spray down the bathrooms with bleach. While you might assume this will save you money on the job, there are some ways that it actually pays to have your office cleaned by professionals.

Office Janitorial Services: The Need for Specialised Equipment

Cleaning commercial spaces is challenging and it is imperative that the right tools are used for the task. As an office manager or business owner, you will be required to consider the cleaning options and choose the best cleaning services to engage; permanent or contractual cleaners. While both can be effective, the commercial janitorial services are preferred because they are cheaper in the long-term and have high quality equipment to ensure that the work done is flawless.

Making Your Own Window/Glass Cleaning Solutions

While it is nice to have clean, clear windows and other glass surfaces cleaned, using harsh cleaning solutions can aggravate certain health conditions. For instance, if you have respiratory issues, asthma, or allergies, these solutions can make it extremely difficult to breathe. But, you don't necessarily need to use harsh chemicals to clean your glass surfaces. In fact, you can make your own window cleaners from common household ingredients that you likely use every day.