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Robot cleaner roams halls of hospital

At Palos Community Hospital, Chicago, a five-foot robot with a fondness for cleaning is roaming the halls looking for germs to destroy, according to the Chicago Tribune. The machine- the TRU-D SmartUVC – was recruited back in March to keep the isolation rooms and operating theatres hygienically clean. It has the ability to detect contamination

Date posted: 31st May 2014

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Hacks for cleaning phobes

There are some people who avoid cleaning like the plague and end up waiting until things get critical before they pick up the mop and bucket. However, keeping the house tidy doesn’t have to be time-consuming if you know a few secret hacks. Stainless steel Do you have a kitchen full of stainless steel appliances

Date posted: 30th May 2014

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What’s lurking behind your fridge?

Cleaning isn’t always a priority for busy householders, who often have to juggle family commitments with hectic work lives. However, the results of a new survey may have some people running for the dustpan and brush. According to research from ContractCleaning.co.uk, there are some weird, wonderful and grim things lurking underneath kitchen appliances in UK

Date posted: 30th May 2014

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Cleaner gets £1.3m windfall

When placing a few quid on a horse race do you imagine how it would feel to win? A wheelie bin cleaner from Nottinghamshire need not simply envision the scenario any more as he has become one of the country’s biggest betting-shop victors.  Craig Brazier, heralding from Mansfield, won a jackpot of over £1.3 million

Date posted: 29th May 2014

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Britain’s grubbiest habits revealed

What is your ‘dirty secret’? Do you wait a week in between showers? Or perhaps you let the dog lick the dishes clean? Well, according to new research you may not be alone in your bad habits. The survey – from Method, an eco-cleaning brand – reveals that four out of five Brits admit that

Date posted: 21st May 2014

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Ditch the cleaning chemicals and go au naturale

Cleaning isn’t everybody’s pastime and the task can sometimes be made even worse when you start inhaling and choking on the chemicals you need to use in order to get your house in tip top condition. But, do you actually need to use them? You will probably have cleaning arsenal hidden away under the sink

Date posted: 20th May 2014

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Residents held hostage to rogue robot toilet

Residents of Woking, Surrey, are being held hostage to a rogue robot toilet that exposed, soaked and assaulted one unsuspecting user. So far, more than 400 people living in the area have signed a petition asking the council to remove the villainous automatic toilet situated in the town centre. Users of the high-tech loo claim

Date posted: 19th May 2014

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What’s your biggest office bugbear?

Around 25 per cent of the UK’s workforce are classed as office workers, so it’s unsurprising people develop bugbears about their working environment and colleagues. And it seems there is a long list of office gripes, according to a new survey. Whether it’s the pungent aroma of a fellow employee’s lunch or someone stealing a

Date posted: 14th May 2014

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Honesty really does pay

What would you do if you found a wallet in the street? Would you take it to the nearest police station, or keep the money and discard the rest? Well, it appears honesty is the best policy as a cleaner that came across a stash of cash got to keep some! Back in August 2011,

Date posted: 13th May 2014

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Are you still sending your washing home to mum?

A seventh of adult men still send their washing back home to mum and half rely on somebody else to do other household chores, according to a new survey from VoucherCodesPro.co.uk. The Mail Online reports that the survey reveals a third of British men don’t know how to go about cleaning the bathroom, can’t iron

Date posted: 8th May 2014

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Cleaners who had stars in their eyes

What do Puff Daddy, Jim Carrey and Bob Hoskins all have in common? Is it their charming personalities? Big pay cheques? Or perhaps their ability to appeal to millions of people across the globe?  Don’t know? All three worked as cleaners before they hit the big time.  Puff Daddy The rapper, record producer, actor and

Date posted: 7th May 2014

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Cleaning technology to keep you ‘appy’

Cleaning is probably not on the top of the to-do-list for many people living busy lives, but at some point it has to be done – that is unless you want to live like an eternal student. Modern technology can help you to keep on top of the chores that need to be done, before

Date posted: 6th May 2014

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