The snow, freezing rain, and all-around problematic weather conditions of winter can make flooring a very untidy and sometimes hazardous place. If you haven’t yet given your flooring a thorough cleaning this spring, before you hit your stride in the summer months now’s the time to get it done.
In environments with a lot of employees or clients coming through, debris and damage accrues across flooring like nobody’s business. Though this will happen any time of year, in winter, it’s oftentimes worse. Dirt, sand, snow, slush, and worst of all, salt, is tracked in from the outdoors wreaking havoc on our office floors. Cleaning up during the winter can only do so much. What you really need is a detailed cleaning in the spring which will hopefully wipe away all the dirt, damage, dullness, and unappealing appearance brought on by winter.
A multitude of different eco-friendly cleaning products have hit the market in the last decade, created from some truly unexpected materials and innovations. Needless to say, the average home doesn’t need to rely on cleaning chemicals to get their space spotless. A tidy home is accomplishable using these environmentally sustainable cleaning products.
Reusable bamboo towels are thick, durable, and can survive up to 100 washes. Although they can take some getting used to, buying a pack will save you and the environment a ton on traditional paper towels.
Commercial cleaning can be very strenuous work. The repetitive tasks can cause significant strain on the body. This can lead to the development of serious chronic conditions. Often, back and joint pain are some of the most common long-term injuries that can occur in the commercial cleaning industry. The possible injuries aren’t limited to those caused by long-term wear on the body. There are also many hazards that can lead to immediate and sometimes severe injuries. Here are some of the most common commercial cleaning injuries and what their causes are.
Today people tend to be pretty savvy when it comes to eliminating toxic products from their homes and work places. The average consumer is very diligent in this area. The wide variety of all-natural and non-toxic products available are put to good use by most. Areas like food and cleaning products are fairly obvious, and are typically addressed well enough. There are a number of other areas that people might not be taking into account. There are some surprising sources of toxins that you might not have thought of. These sources could be negatively affecting your health.
Millennials are slowly but surely reshaping most of the major markets in the world today. The cleaning industry is no exception to this fact. Many brands of cleaning products are beginning to reinvent themselves. One of the most significant changes being made is a shift towards a more eco-friendly array of products. Every major cleaning product brand is offering some sort of eco-friendly line. Countless smaller companies have popped up as well. These companies produce a wide variety of different products, all with the shared quality of being as eco-friendly as possible.
Air quality outside benefits from the trees and vegetation. Air quality inside can become stale and filled with unhealthy chemicals rather quickly. The average Canadian will spend 87 percent of their lives indoors. For any business, indoor air quality matters. After all, you don’t want employees getting sick because the air quality is low.
When air quality is protected, employees come into work feeling better physically and mentally. They’re less likely to get sick and this means more productivity from them to your business. By investing in ensuring indoor air quality is the best it can be, this supports employee health. It’s something employees may not notice outright but they’ll feel the difference.
Household cleaning products generate millions of dollars in sales in North America. Despite the chemicals, we spend tons of money on them and they’re a common sight in properties of all varieties. Although we all know household cleaners are dangerous and toxic, we don’t all know how much or why. When used sparingly, correctly, and kept out of reach of children and pets, commercial cleaning products can actually have a place. Regardless, there are several toxins present in cleaning supplies that every consumer should be aware of.
It is an essential to ensure the cleaning products you’re using are pet-friendly, if you have pets and/or expect pets to be around. The average set of home cleaning products are known to contain chemicals toxic to the health and environment of pets and homeowners alike. For some, it might just be irritation in the eyes and throat. For others, it could be what’s responsible for their cancer. These chemicals also get into the ground and harm the life that grows there. Choose environmentally friendly, natural cleaning products whenever possible, especially around pets.
Now that the weather is getting a bit nicer, many people are eager to get started on their spring cleaning. Unfortunately, some people find spring cleaning to be a real pain. Cleaning can be a strenuous activity at times, especially for those with existing injuries. It’s important to take a thoughtful and deliberate approach to cleaning. By taking the time to do it safe and do it right, you can make sure that spring cleaning isn’t any more painful than it has to be.
Cleaning is an important part of everyday life. Now that spring is upon us, many are gearing up for spring cleaning. A lot of people seem to think that the only secret to cleaning is putting in the work. They believe there isn’t any right or wrong way to do it. There are some times when that isn’t the case. Here are some common cleaning mistakes hazardous to your health.
Most people assume that the more dangerous a cleaning product is, the better it will clean. Some might be tempted to mix together anything they can find. It might seem like a good way to make an all-purpose super-strong cleaner, but it could be dangerous. Ammonia and bleach are common cleaning products. When the two are mixed they produce highly toxic chlorine gas!