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Summer cleaning

Summer Cleaning

Parents, films, books, television and society in general all tell us that spring is the best time for a full, proper clean. For centuries the practise of scrubbing the whole house from top to bottom when winter ends has been ...

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Cleaning – a career for life

Bob Vincent

Bob Vincent, executive chairman of LCC Support Services Ltd reminisces on 25 years practice and asks why doesn’t the Government promote cleaning careers? I started my business for daily office cleaning it was a job nobody really wanted to do and ...

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Bad Smells

Odour

Bad smells are never a good thing, but they are far more prevalent in summer than they are in winter. Heat and humidity are a breeding ground for bacteria, allowing the associated smells to travel further and faster. CHT looks ...

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Gleaming facilities make shopping a pleasure

A recent lifestyle survey declared that shopping was the most popular leisure pursuit for families, a new reality well understood by shopping centre managers. What makes a shopping centre a magnet for visitors? Fine-tuned facility services are crucial, says Bernard ...

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The hygiene myth

It is generally assumed that being as clean as physically possible is a good thing. But then again you often hear stories of microorganisms developing resistance to antibiotics, of children who are never exposed to germs not developing a great ...

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Expect the uninfected

When it comes to infections we are constantly told that prevention is better than cure. CHT investigates what steps can be taken to make sure you don’t have an outbreak in your workplace So first of all, what is an ...

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Schooling cleaners

Cleaning in schools and colleges is very different from cleaning a normal office, there are a whole host of specific rules, regulations and advice to take into account. CHT casts its eye over some of the most important According to ...

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Obsessive compulsive cleaning

Over recent years more and more people have become aware of the trials and pitfalls surrounding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Films like The Aviator and celebrities “coming out” about the illness have seen it properly enter the public consciousness. It ...

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Bed bugs

The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) recently recorded a resurgence of bed bugs in the UK: between 2013-2014, local authorities reported a 21 per cent increase in treatments since 2011. More international travel, the growing trend for second hand furniture ...

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Washroom Tech

Technology has an impact on every area of our lives today – and that includes the washrooms. Jamie Wright from Tork manufacturers SCA shares some insights into the effects of technology on the toilet Going to the toilet is one ...

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