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Tracy

Skilled in developing online and offline strategy, planning and managing campaigns from briefing through to execution, analysing market initiatives and research. Experienced in communicating with colleagues at all levels, presenting ideas and campaigns at board level, copy-writing, proof-reading and editing. Extensive experience of both B-B and B-C marketing. Tracy has been working with Total Clean for 3 years, developing online and offline marketing strategy, planning and managing campaigns and copy-writing for the website. “Cleaning is an essential part of all of our lives so we should all take an interest!"

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Eco Friendly Cleaning – All Your Questions Answered

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What is Eco Green Cleaning?

Eco Green Cleaning services and products are the cleaning procedures which are classed as safe for the environment and do not emit any toxic fumes.

The original definition of green cleaning is using a plant based product which is easily biodegradable after joining waste streams. There are now many types of cleaning products which are labelled as green, all of which are better for the environment in some way. Read the rest >>

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A Clean Restaurant: The Importance of First Impressions

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First impressions: How clean is your restaurant?

That is the question here. Nothing puts people off more than a dirty dining environment. Restaurant owners should know that this especially applies to them. That first impression is vitally important.

Put yourself in your customer’s place

As customers, we decide to eat in a certain place for different reasons, but we don’t stand in the doorway and carefully scan the restaurant for dirt. Read the rest >>

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How to Clean a Laptop Keyboard

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Laptops are amazing machines and give us the freedom to work wherever we want, from our favourite coffee shops to our bedroom.

Their convenience means you use your laptop a lot, and in between lunchtime snacks and evening wine and film night, your laptop will get dirty. In fact, my laptop was definitely not very clean before I wrote this article but after following these easy steps, it went from disaster to disinfected. Read the rest >>

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Preventing Slippery Floors From Harming Your Workforce

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Slips are one of the most common causes of serious accidents in the workplace. We’ve put together a guide to help you keep your workplace safe from slippery floors.

Floors and other working surfaces can become slippery for a variety of reasons…from mopping or cleaning a floor to materials or debris being left in walkways.

Falls from slips and trips in the workplace could potentially lead to disability or death. Accidents such as these can result in severe costs for both the employees and employers. Read the rest >>

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Total Clean Football Club | Staff Wellbeing

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We have recently formed “Total Clean Football Club” for all our staff to enjoy and participate in. The team is managed by Christian Parreno, one of our Area Managers.

The Total Clean team has entered the “Liga Master” league for a second year and is looking strong at the moment…We’re hoping for a top finish in the next few weeks and possibly even a cup!

We wish our Total Clean Football team the very best over the next few weeks and hope they bring a trophy home! Read the rest >>

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Pub Cleaning Checklist: Front of House

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Keeping your pub clean should always be a priority for every proud pub owner.
A cleaning checklist brings routine, sets expectations for the staff and ensures your customers always have a pleasant environment in which to spend their leisure time.

Our pub cleaning checklist will help you to develop an effective cleaning schedule for your business. Adhering to the cleaning regulations for front of house service is the foundation for a healthy, customer filled pub. Read the rest >>

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Make your Classroom a Happier, Healthier Space

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Why should we keep our classrooms clean?

Keeping classrooms clean and tidy is important for a number of reasons. In addition to minimising the spread of germs and infectious illnesses, a clean classroom is also a better learning and working environment for both students and teachers.

A teacher’s responsibility is to educate their students. Whilst most schools employ cleaning companies (such as Total Clean) to ensure all areas are kept hygienically clean, teachers and their students can assist in this – and it can be fun too! Read the rest >>

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Washroom Services Controversy: Hand Dryers VS Hand Towels

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Ever since this topic exploded in 2013, media giants like the Independent, Business Insider and Daily mail, have all been debating which washroom service is safer and more hygienic: the dryer or the hand towel. Alongside the media, many scientists, professors and reporters have joined in and developed a true passion for this debate.

As a result, they have spent an odd amount of time testing hand dryers against the basic paper towel; from hot air to cold air up to even the latest Dyson technology. Read the rest >>

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How Clean is Your Gym?

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Gyms are places were people sweat it out, push themselves to the limits and keep on top of their health.

However, gyms can gather an alarming amount of bacteria and germs which, ironically, effect people’s health with unpleasant illnesses.

Read on to find out how to keep on top of cleanliness your gym and/or leisure centre for a healthy experience for visitors and members alike. Read the rest >>

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Spring Cleaning The Office

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Can’t find anything on your desk, frustrated at having to search through the clutter to find that all-important file or maybe there are one too many biscuit crumbs building up by the monitor? Here are some office spring cleaning tips to help you organise yourself and have a clutter-free desk. These tips aren’t just for a good old spring clean either, they are habits that could help declutter your desk all year around. Read the rest >>