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The next big thing: trends in stone cleaning

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As Thomann-Hanry – leading façade cleaning experts – embrace the property market with an exciting new look and feel to their branding, Mark Styles, its Managing Director, reveals current trends in the stone cleaning sector and challenges his team to ...

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How clean is your air?

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Last year saw air quality hitting the headlines with ambient air pollution labelled by the World Health Organisation as the “greatest environmental risk to health”, causing over three million premature deaths worldwide on top of a range of other health ...

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Chemical mis-use can cause irreversible damage to internal stone

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A subsidary of Thomann-Hanry, leading interior stone specialists Specialist Stone Care, warns today of the mis-use of chemicals on interior stone potentially causing irreversible damage on the stonework of some of Londons most prestigious residences. Headed up by expert Kevin ...

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Gateshead Council building cleaning service named best in UK

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Gateshead Council has been recognised by the Association of Public Service Excellence (APSE) winning the best performing Building Cleaning Service in the UK. The council’s cleaning service employs 526 people and works in schools, public buildings, housing associations, charities & ...

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Booming business leads to expansion at Thomann-Hanry

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Scaffold-free façade cleaning, restoration and maintenance firm, Thomann-Hanry, has doubled the size of its home in Park Royal by taking possession of a second warehouse at their head office depot. As business has continued to boom the need for extra ...

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PTSG cleans Sheffield’s tallest building

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Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has set to work on a challenging clean of a large residential development in Sheffield, thanks to the collaboration between two of its divisions. The City Lofts development consists of two towers, the taller ...

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CAM Training launches specialist safety courses for cleaning sector

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CAM Training, a division of working at height experts CAM Specialist Support, has launched its 2016/17 range of specialist health, safety and wellbeing training courses for people involved in building cleaning and maintenance. CAM believes that all too often, the ...

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Specialist Cleaning

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CHT investigates the costs and affects of graffiti and gum and explains why you need to act quickly to deal with the problem Gone are the days when graffiti was invariably seen as a scourge to be eradicated. Works by ...

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Working out cleanliness

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When your entire business is based around promoting a healthy lifestyle the last thing you want is for dirt and germs to infiltrate your premises. This is the constant battle fought by gyms and fitness centres, which, with their high ...

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Sick Building Syndrome

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With poor air quality an inevitability in offices, it’s essential that ventilation within a building is good, to ensure occupants are at least free of the fumes once inside. Steven Booth, associate director for Guardian Water Treatment, explains the importance ...

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