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Chemical mis-use can cause irreversible damage to interior stone


A subsidary of Thomann-Hanry, stone specialists Specialist Stone Care, is warning 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 Hooper, a specialist ...

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Rentokil launches 24-hour disinfection service


Rentokil Specialist Hygiene has announced the launch of ‘Restore24’, a rapid response, expert disinfection service, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, which allows specialist technicians to be available to work around the clock to clean up after trauma ...

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Robinson lands airport cleaning deal

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Robinson Services, a support services business in Northern Ireland has been awarded the George Best Belfast City Airport’s cleaning contract by Graham Facilities Management. The two-year contract which commenced on 1 September 2016, sees 15 dedicated housekeeping operatives delivering a ...

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How do you clean a … plane?


It’s more than forgivable to go about your daily life with no consideration for how things that pass you by are cleaned or maintained. But what if cleaning unusual – and everyday objects – was a cool, more epic job ...

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Fighting bacteria & germs in the workplace with wellbeing initiatives


Thirty-one million work days were lost to minor illnesses like coughs and colds last year, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). That’s the equivalent of 84,934 years. It’s an increase on the previous year. Between 2014 and 2015, the ...

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Bathroom facts that will leave you reaching for the bleach


From splashes of greasy water on the floor to ominous mould patches in the shower and suspect smears on door handles to grimy toilet bowls, bathrooms can be a nasty place to visit – and we’re not just talking about ...

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Rising to the escalator challenge


As escalators and travelators require special measures, they’re often cleaned less often than surrounding floors. But thanks to a new low-cost manual cleaning system, facility managers no longer face the dilemma of watching cleaning costs go up or cleaning standards ...

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Farewell to scaffold


Mark Styles, managing director at Thomann-Hanry explains how its unique system – façade gommage – offers an alternative to scaffold in the exterior cleaning industry As ‘falls from height’ remains one of the most common causes of fatalities and major ...

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Cleanex keeps Stoke City FC ground in premier condition


Premier league football club Stoke City is regularly home to over 28,000 fans. The Potters are the second oldest professional football club in the world and the stadium also includes a second football pitch sized training academy in Stoke on ...

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Mitie retains Hinchingbrooke Health Care deal


Mitie’s Clean Environments business has retained its contract with Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust for a further three years. Mitie has been working with the Trust since 2009, and will continue to provide domestic cleaning services, waste collection, pest control and ...

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