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4 Risks of Poor Washroom Hygiene

Dirty cubicles, bad smells and lack of sanitation facilities are often associated with poor washroom hygiene. More than unsightly and unpleasant, however, an unhygienic or unsanitary environment can actually increase risks to health, safety and welfare in the...

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How to Prep Your Home for a Professional Clean

Cleaning up before the cleaner comes. it may sound silly, but there’s sense behind the saying. While the real cleaning should be left to the person you’ve hired to clean, there are still a few things you can do beforehand to ensure that you get the kind of service you...

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7 Steps to Better Commercial Washroom Hygiene

The cleanliness level of commercial washrooms is essential to maintaining health and safety while ensuring user satisfaction. People may not remember your establishment for a clean bathroom, but you can be sure that a dirty and ill-equipped one will be talked about...

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5 Common Hotspots for Rodent Infestations

Whether you run a restaurant, a corporate business or an industrial facility, or even if you’re a homeowner – your property is at risk for a rodent infestation. And if you see one rate, there are likely many more hiding out of sight. Inspect these six popular rodent...

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Good Food Hygiene Starts with these 3 Principles

Preventing the contamination of food is essential to running a safe and effective food business, whether it’s the manufacture, supply, preparation or processing of food. Andrew Routledge, professional chef and writer describes the four recognised principles by which...

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World Pest Day: Imagining a World without Pest Control

6 June 2019 is World Pest Awareness Day, a worldwide campaign that aims to raise awareness of the important role pest control and pest management plays in protecting public health and property. Pest infestations are considered a global threat for many reasons far...

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Airborne Chemicals Exposed: VOCs & Indoor Air Quality

Whether or not you’ve heard of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), they’re affecting the air we breathe in a big way – and the biggest culprits are the cleaning products we use make our homes cleaner and healthier. Take a look at the infographic below to find out more...

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A Seasonal Guide to Winter Pest Problems

For many, winter offers a time of blissful reprieve from common household pests like flies, mosquitoes and the myriad of other creepy crawlies that we all love to hate. But before you kick back in anticipation of a pest-free winter – think again. Although some pests...

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The Hidden Hazards of Chemical Residues as a Food Safety Issue

Whether seen or unseen, residues left behind by many of today’s cleaners may actually directly affect food safety and integrity and pose health risks to consumers. Any business involved in the handling of food must comply with an increasingly complex web of policies,...

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4 Pests Found in Food Manufacturing Facilities

The contamination of food sources in South Africa has come under the spotlight in recent years as a result of the listeriosis outbreak which affected more than 1,000 people and 128 deaths. While food can become contaminated form many reasons, pest infestation is a...

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