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Worker missing the morning commute

The fundamental mistake made by cleaning companies

Living through the restrictions imposed by a local government to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus, a commuter holds on...

Hand sanitiser

Coronavirus – Evaluating the effectiveness of disinfectants and sanitisers

With the current coronavirus pandemic looking to drag on well into 2021 when the promise of a readily available vaccine...

Pleased customer

This unexpected approach surprises consumers

People are naturally guarded when dealing with sales and service personnel; constantly alert to forking out more money than necessary,...

Major Shopping Centre

Urinal blockages and constant bad smells

This one irritation has cost shopping centres thousands of dollars over time. (Visited 4 times, 1 visits today)

Complacency equals average

There’s another casualty of this pandemic … and it’s not all bad

The new reality that has been created by the current COVID-19 pandemic has seen a great deal of upheaval to...

Hands applying sanitiser

Hand sanitisers – How effective are they?

Who could have predicted that the world would run short on supplies of hand sanitisers by mid-March 2020? You simply...

Clearing a blocked drain naturally using biological cleaning solutions

Don’t resist the urge to purge

The natural response to clear a blockage in our digestive system is to purge the obstruction with water. Why should...

How the drought impacts urinals

How the drought impacts urinals

Last year was one of the driest and hottest on record across almost the entire country. The crippling drought has...

New year … same washroom problems – 6 strategies that will fix persistent issues

New year … same washroom problems – 6 strategies that will fix persistent issues

Back in the saddle after the summer holidays, and the same questions that plagued your washrooms before the break, jolt...

Chemical cleaning producst vs. enzymic vs. biological

Good, better, best … chemical cleaners vs. enzymic vs. biological

There is no denying that we live in an age where people are more environmentally aware and increasingly knowledgeable about...

Too many options to choose from

Embracing simplicity – when less is really more

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but it’s a bit crazy out there at the moment. The festive season is...

Helicobacter Pylori causing gastric and peptic ulcers

Why the majority is always wrong

In 2005, two very deserving Australian research doctors, Barry J. Marshall and Robin Warren were awarded the Nobel Prize in...

Impact of odour

The gift that keeps on giving

Despite the minimalist approach to decorations in our streets, department stores, and shopping centres, there is no doubt that it’s...

Biological Pest Control at the Source

Pest’s paradise – have you created the perfect environment for pests to survive and thrive?

One thing we know is that pests are many and varied in size and anatomy, from large land dwelling mammals,...

Environmentally responsible pristine nature setting

Sweet smell of success – you can be victorious over odours

We’ve all heard people say that when they arrive at a destination there are smells that are quite reminiscent. When...

drought impact cleaning industry facilities management

Forewarned is forearmed – to be prepared is half the victory

For those who choose to heed this advice, much can be gained. Interestingly, looking down at the desk calendar today;...

Drain fly

Birds, bees, blossoms and … drain flies. It must be spring!

The mornings are crisp, the afternoons sunny, the birds are twittering, the bees are going about their business amongst the...

The right support platform provides targeted information and proven practical approaches

Where’re the words?

We’ve all had bad experiences with instructions. Anyone who’s played with Lego or built an IKEA bookcase before knows even...

Socrates - The enegrgy of change to focus on building the new

This will be written into law

Often, it’s hard to comprehend the scale of things around us. It is reported that there is an area in...

Unexpected success backed up by the right platform of support

Unexpected success – backed up by the right support platform

‘Doing a Bradbury’ entered the Australian vernacular within hours of the seemingly out-of-the-blue gold medal result of Steven Bradbury in...

The overwhelming scale of the single-use plastic problem

Who’s responsible?

‘Planet or plastic?’ is a series of articles published by National Geographic in an effort to raise awareness about the...

NSW farmer during drought

The drought – Impact on odour control in facilities management

2003 was Europe’s hottest summer in 500 years, and now 15 years later the records are tumbling again as European...

Environmentally responsible and friendly approach

Crossing the divide – when fringe becomes mainstream

Remember when acknowledging the importance of conservation or energy efficiency caused you to be labelled as a greenie? Or if...

Frontline Cleaning Staff

Who is on your frontline?

Have you ever considered that the people on the ‘frontline’ of your organisation; effectively your ‘first line of defence’ is...

Harmful cleaning chemicals

Is complacency killing us?

Over recent decades there has been a continual move to eradicate smoking from confined areas; and yet tens of thousands...

Leadership in the trenches

Would you jump in the trench?

“The rarest commodity is Leadership without ego”. This is a challenge for every individual enabling them to put their position...

Beneficial bacteria produce the right type of enzymes

Why our gut and drains are the same?

If you do it for your gut, why wouldn’t you consider the same approach for your plumbing? I was listening...

PREVENTION is BETTER than CURE

Generally associated with medical or health issues, this proverbial expression reaches into all aspects of our lives: health, wellbeing, and...

Practicable cleaning approaches

Going BEYOND providing solutions

The next step after providing solutions in the cleaning industry is increasing the focus on practicable approaches. These ‘practicable approaches’...

2018 drought - Theewaterskloof Dam, Cape Town, South Africa

Fail to plan, and you plan to fail

Put simply, if we fail to plan for a situation, the outcome is likely to be failure. The most recent,...

Disinfecting Wipes

Wiped CleanMarket Focus – The role for cleaning wipes in office, industrial and commercial facilities

by Robert Kravitz — A little more than a decade ago, baby wipes were the only wipe products familiar to...

Pet spills and stains

You don’t have to put your pet ouside

You walk into a room and your heart sink when you notice the puddle your beloved pet left behind on...

Waterless Urinal

Washroom smells – Eliminate the source

When walking into any washroom, one of the first things that you tend to notice is the smell of the...