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Demand for cleaning products rises

Demands for cleaning products across Europe has risen, according to new findings. A study published by consulting and research firm Kline revealed that while the market for janitorial cleaning chemicals in Europe had up until recently been flat, this appears to have changed, with the sector posting more than 1.6 per cent growth. Its reported

Date posted: 18th Feb 2016

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An overview of the commercial cleaning sector

Catering businesses run the risk of failing to meet basic hygiene requirements, it has been suggested. A report published by the National Association of Air Duct-Cleaners (NAADC) UK revealed that thousands of catering businesses across the country are at risk from fires and fines because they are failing to comply with regulations governing the cleaning

Date posted: 18th Feb 2016

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News roundup: Surrounding bacteria and its effect on profits

Floors, waters and carpets may contain more bacteria than a toilet bowl, according to new findings. The study specifically examined the different types of germs that surround us in our environments.  However, they can substantially impact our health and wellbeing. Researchers from the University of California investigated airborne bacteria in 29 homes. It was found

Date posted: 12th Feb 2016

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Cleaning news roundup: Reducing bacteria in a commercial setting

Some of the UK’s most expensive hotels have more germs and bacteria than their cheaper counterparts, new research has found. A study unveiled by Travelmath tested a number of different hotel guest room surfaces for bacteria linked with ailments including skin infections and pneumonia. It sent a team to nine different hotels to gather 36

Date posted: 5th Feb 2016

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New developments in the cleaning industry

The cleaning industry has experienced a number of new changes over recent years, which has radically transformed the way we maintain our homes, offices and institutions. While some of the new developments that have occurred in the industry are hardly the most exciting in the world, the truth is that in many instances, our lives

Date posted: 15th Jan 2016

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Bathroom news: What really goes on behind the scenes

Public bathrooms are not always the most comfortable of places for many people. However, a new study has taken these awkward moments to a whole new level. A recent report unveiled by the Metro newspaper found that lack of supplies, uncleanliness and sickness topped the list of bathroom blues. The research revealed that the majority

Date posted: 15th Jan 2016

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New pest control standards launched

A new European initiative has been launched as part of a bid to promote standards in pest control, it has been revealed. The Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA) said that these new benchmarks will help to improve the way pest control firms in the UK and Europe operate. It is also designed to

Date posted: 23rd Dec 2015

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Commercial cleaning tips for offices

Christmas is a busy time for most firms, due to staff holidays, an increase in orders and altered opening times. With so many things to do and prepare for over the Christmas, the last thing you want to have to worry about is the cleaning. Worrying about the office maintenance is the last thing that

Date posted: 10th Dec 2015

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Quick restaurant cleaning guide

If you run a catering business, then you will understand very well the importance of maintaining a clean and healthy working environment. Even a minor oversight can potentially lead to the closure of your restaurant if proper precautions are not taken. Of course, there are many who try to cut costs anyway they can and

Date posted: 1st Dec 2015

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Cleaning roundup: Reducing illness within commercial premises

More needs to be done to reduce the number of foodborne illnesses across the EU, according to new research. A joint report by the European Food Safety Authority and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control examined data submitted by 27 European Union member states on the prevalence of infections and diseases that are

Date posted: 24th Nov 2015

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The value of commercial cleaning

Sustainable cleaning products are set to grow in popularity over the next five years, according to new research. A report published by Allied Market Research titled, 'World Green Solvents – Market Opportunities and Forecast, 2014-2020', predicted that the green solvents market volume will reach 3,321.4 kilo by 2020. Indeed, its figures showed the green solvents

Date posted: 13th Nov 2015

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Firms face stiffer penalties for unhygienic and dangerous practices

Companies that fail to abide by the strictest standards of cleanliness and hygiene face tougher sanctions for breaching health and safety laws, it has been revealed. New sentencing guidelines have been published in which company’s turnover, profits and directors’ pay will be taken into account when deciding how much to fine a firm. Although there

Date posted: 6th Nov 2015

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