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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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How to Remove Office Carpet Stains

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Offices are busy, fast-paced environments so naturally accidents happen. We are all guilty of ink stains, spilling coffee or even wine on a Happy Friday Celebration.

It is recommended that offices use professional cleaning companies for regular carpet maintenance to remove debris and allergens.

However, in the event of a carpet stain, anyone can attack it as soon as it happens to minimise the chances of a permanent stain.

Below are carpet stain removal solutions for the most common stain scenarios. Read the rest >>

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Deep clean in Autumn – 5 Reasons Why

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The hack to beating winter bugs.

A deep clean in Autumn can sound out of the ordinary, but it might just be the answer to avoiding that winter cold.

Busy offices, schools, houses or even hospitals accumulate many types of germs in the summer. Once your immune system weakens in the winter, you are more likely to get ill.

Giving your work or home space a deep clean (professional or do it yourself) in Autumn could have huge impacts on your health. Read the rest >>

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Cleaning Audit: 3 Ways to determine the effectiveness of your office cleaning company

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Choosing a commercial cleaning company for your office premises is a very important decision and must be given serious thought. A number of factors must be taken into consideration to ensure you keep your office cleaned to a high standard.

Office cleaning is a type of service that requires constant evaluation. The true value of an office cleaning company is not only in the quality of the cleaning service provided but also in the company’s reliability, trustworthiness and dedication to health and safety. Read the rest >>

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How to choose the right medical cleaning service

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From an NHS Hospital to a beauty or dental practice, cleaning regulations for medical facilities are very strict and special qualifications are required. Cleaning companies contracted to the medical sector are responsible for infection control and for providing a hygienically clean environment both for patients and medical staff. So it’s important to pick someone who knows what they’re doing and trust their experience and qualifications.

Infection Prevention

According to WebMD, hand washing is the most effective action taken in the prevention of spreading germs, but disinfecting hard surfaces and thorough cleaning of patient rooms, floors, waiting rooms, offices and bathrooms are just as important. Read the rest >>

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5 Steps to Clean and Organise Your Office

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Why should you organise your office?

An organised office is heavily linked to productivity and success at work.
A clean desk contributes to remembering important jobs and tasks for the day.
A clean office will keep employees happy and healthy in the workspace.
A messy work environment will make it more difficult to notice hazards, escalating the risk of accidents.
A clean desk policy requires office workers to clear and tidy their desks daily and it looks like more companies are adopting this policy. Read the rest >>

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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 >>