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Welcome to the Moores Cleaning blog where we hope you will enjoy reading about our take on industry changes and trends, latest news from the world of cleaning, as well as updates from us and our own business and social activities. Please do add your own comments and share our news with anyone you think would find it useful.

The top five winter bugs you really don’t want to catch

Author: Matt Whatley   |   Date: 12th December 2018

With the cold weather come the bugs, making it more important than ever to keep your workplace clean and hygienic. Unfortunately many of the winter bugs are easily spread and can result in staff sickness, causing problems not only for those who are ill, but for those left behind who have to pick up the extra work.

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Preparing for winter – how to adapt your cleaning regime

Author: Matt Whatley   |   Date: 16th November 2018

As we all start to prepare for winter one of the areas which many people neglect is to adapt the cleaning regime within their office building or commercial premises to meet the challenges which this particular season brings.

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How cleaning the outside of your building can improve business

Author: Matt Whatley   |   Date: 29th October 2018

People develop a first impression within the first few seconds, and this applies equally to a new client or prospective customer who is visiting your commercial premises for the first time.

You only get one chance to make a good impression, which is why it’s really important to keep the outside of your building clean and well-maintained. From the minute anyone steps into your car park they are developing an impression of your business.

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Are there nasties lurking in your office bathroom?

Author: Matt Whatley   |   Date: 25th September 2018

With sick days costing businesses millions every year, keeping your working environment clean and free of germs is one of the key ways to help keep staff healthy. But the germs don’t always lurk in the places you might think.

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Summer hygiene hazards – why the warm weather causes problems

Author: Matt Whatley   |   Date: 24th August 2018

Germs and bacteria need warm conditions to spread which is why the increase in temperature in the summer months means we need to be extra vigilant when it comes to hygiene and cleanliness. While many sickness bugs are associated with the winter months, the warmth of the summer creates wonderful breeding grounds for bugs too. Here are few areas to watch out for in the summer:

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Scaling the outside of an office block – it’s all in a day’s work for our cleaners

Author: Matt Whatley   |   Date: 14th July 2018

When you think of cleaning services, most people would conjure up images of staff in aprons and gloves – cleaning bathrooms and kitchens in office blocks – and that is a vital part of the service.

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Nightmare tenants – 7 things to look for after they have gone

Author: Nick Butt   |   Date: 14th June 2018

One of the worst fears of all landlords – both for private and business dwellings – is having to deal with nightmare tenants who won’t pay their rent or refuse to leave the premises. But what can be even worse is discovering what they have left behind them once they do leave. Here are seven key things to look out for once your nightmare tenant has finally vacated your property:

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Half-Term – the perfect time for a school deep clean

Author: Matt Whatley   |   Date: 14th May 2018

With the May half-term holiday looming on the horizon school staff will no doubt be looking forward to some time off, but it’s also a great time to think about getting the school deep-cleaned, ready to start again in a fresh, hygienic environment for the summer term.

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10 ways to make your Spring Clean more effective

Author: Matt Whatley   |   Date: 2nd May 2018

Now is the time of year that people start to think about spring cleaning and sprucing up their homes ready for a fresh start. But it doesn’t just apply to domestic properties – it’s also a great time to give your business premises a spring clean as well. Here are our top 10 ways to make spring cleaning effective for your business:

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Staff sickness issues – 7 ways to improve office hygiene

Author: Nick Butt   |   Date: 13th March 2018

When working in an office it is unfortunately often the case that when one person catches a cold or sickness bug, it quickly spreads around the rest of the staff, and having lots of people off sick can have a profound impact on a business – as well as the health of the staff.

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