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7 Signs That a Restaurant Isn’t Clean

7 Signs That a Restaurant Isn’t Clean

If you’ve ever walked into a restaurant and immediately wanted to walk out, you’ll know that restaurant cleanliness is important. A clean restaurant is not only a matter of appearances – it’s also a health issue. Customers need to trust that the food that they’re...

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8 Tips to Get Your New Home Move-in Ready

8 Tips to Get Your New Home Move-in Ready

Becoming a new homeowner is an exciting life event. You’ve signed on the dotted line and have already pictured how you’ll make every space your own. When it comes down to move time, however, many homeowners fail to realise that there’s a lot more to do than just...

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World Water Day: How Can We Save Water While Cleaning?

World Water Day: How Can We Save Water While Cleaning?

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The theme for World Water Day 2018 is ‘Nature for Water’ – exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century. (worldwaterday.org) In...

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Drought Leads to a Major Increase in Cockroaches

Drought Leads to a Major Increase in Cockroaches

As the drought in the Western Cape reaches critical status, residents are now dealing with another cause for concern as cockroach sightings and infestations increase. Typically, roaches are nocturnal pests, choosing to remain in the dark whenever possible. For this...

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7 Diseases You Can Get from Common Household Pests

7 Diseases You Can Get from Common Household Pests

Apart from being a nuisance and an unwelcome sight, the pests that you find in your home or office could actually pose a more serious threat to your health and wellbeing. While some pests transmit disease by biting or stinging, others pick up disease-causing bacteria...

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These Unhealthy Office Habits May Be the Reason You Get Sick

These Unhealthy Office Habits May Be the Reason You Get Sick

Every office has at least one – the employee who’s always off sick. No sooner do they come back from sick leave then they are MIA again in a week or two. If you’re one of those people, you’ll know that being sick seems to be a way of life for you, and days of feeling...

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The When, Where and How of Hotel Carpet Cleaning

The When, Where and How of Hotel Carpet Cleaning

In the hospitality industry, cleanliness is of the utmost importance to keep up a favourable reputation. However, being an around-the-clock business means that cleaning efforts have to be carried out swiftly and discreetly so as not to interfere with a hotel guest’s...

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Myth or Fact: Can You Die from Rat Urine on Soda Cans?

Myth or Fact: Can You Die from Rat Urine on Soda Cans?

Hoax emails and social media posts have recently been circulating across the globe warning users of a deadly disease caused by drinking from soda cans that have been contaminated with rat urine on the lid. In actual fact, numerous variations of this ‘scarelore’ have...

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