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ways to improve indoor air quality with cleaning and hygiene

Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality With Cleaning and Hygiene

In the wake of evolving guidelines from esteemed organisations like the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and government agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the World Health Organization (WHO), a fundamental question emerges: How does cleaning impact indoor air quality (IAQ) and how can we improve indoor air quality? Surprisingly, the answer to this question might not be as apparent as one would assume. As we find ourselves on the

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what is hardness of water and how to deal with it

What Is Hardness of Water and How to Deal With It

Water is a fundamental element of life, indispensable for human consumption, sanitation, and industrial processes. Yet, not all water is created equal. As it journeys through the Earth’s crust, minerals and ions, alter its composition, which impacts its quality and usability. One such transformation is the phenomenon known as “water hardness.” In water chemistry, hardness refers to the concentration of certain minerals, predominantly calcium and magnesium ions, dissolved within the water. While these minerals are essential for human health and

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science of stain removal alkaline vs acidic cleaners

The Science of Stain Removal: Alkaline vs Acidic Cleaners

Stain removal has always been a paramount challenge in maintaining pristine surfaces, leading to the development of specialised cleaning agents. Alkaline solutions have emerged as a powerful tool against oil-based stains, leveraging the science of saponification to emulsify and dissolve oils effectively. Conversely, mineral stains demand the acidic touch, as these solutions excel at breaking down stubborn mineral deposits. In this concise article, we uncover the chemical underpinnings of these cleaning practices and explain the reasons behind the remarkable efficacy

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aircon mould alternaria and how to prevent it

Alternaria: An Aircon Mould & How to Prevent It

In recent years, indoor allergens and moulds have become a global concern, impacting people’s health and well-being. Among these moulds, Alternaria an aircon mould stands out as a common fungus known to cause respiratory allergies and potentially severe health issues. Its ability to thrive in warm and moist environments makes air conditioners an ideal breeding ground. This article aims to highlight the significance of Alternaria contamination on air conditioning units, discuss associated health risks, and provide practical prevention and removal tips.

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guide to cleaning stained floor tiles

Guide to Cleaning Stained Floor Tiles

Tiles have become increasingly popular for toilet flooring because of their durability, low maintenance requirements, and versatility. However, tiles can become stained over time from spills, mould, mildew, and other factors. Cleaning stained floor tiles can be difficult, but with the right tools and techniques, restoring them to their original appearance is possible. In this article, we will provide practical tips and methods to remove stains from tiles, regardless of the type of tile or the cause of the stain.

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how to clean bathroom exhaust fans step by step guide

How to Clean Bathroom Exhaust Fans

Bathroom exhaust fans are a crucial component of a commercial restroom’s ventilation system, which helps maintain indoor air quality, minimise health risks, and reduce the likelihood of fire accidents. However, if not properly maintained, these fans can accumulate dust and debris, causing airflow to be restricted, resulting in health issues for bathroom users and unpleasant odours in the bathroom. In this guide, we will explain how to properly clean bathroom exhaust fans in commercial settings to reduce the risks mentioned,

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Hazards of Using Bleach for Mould & Mildew Removal

Hazards of Using Bleach for Mould Removal

The first thing that comes to mind when you see mould or mildew in toilets, bathrooms, or other areas with high humidity is how to get rid of them. These fungi can cause serious health problems for guests and employees, damage surfaces, and create unpleasant odours. Unfortunately, when it comes to removing mould and mildew, many people turn to bleach as their go-to solution. However, is bleach truly an effective solution for mould removal, or should it be avoided altogether when

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choosing and understanding the best paint strippers

Choosing & Understanding the Best Paint Strippers

When attempting to remove paint from an exterior wall or surface, it may be tempting to use aggressive methods such as power washing, sandblasting, or wire brushing. However, these techniques can come at a high cost as they pose a significant risk of damaging your brickwork and other surfaces, leaving them vulnerable to the elements. In addition, the damage caused to your brickwork and exterior walls can not only be expensive to repair but also result in dampness within your

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the ultimate office cleaning supplies checklist

The Ultimate Office Cleaning Supplies Checklist

Keeping an office clean and tidy is a top priority for every office manager. A clean and hygienic workplace not only enhances the appearance of the office but also ensures the health and safety of employees. However, with the multitude of cleaning supplies available in the market, it can be overwhelming to determine which products are necessary to maintain a clean and healthy workplace environment. Fear not, as we have compiled a comprehensive list of commercial office cleaning supplies that

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the ultimate childcare centre cleaning supplies checklist

Childcare Centre Cleaning Supplies Checklist

Maintaining a clean and hygienic environment in childcare facilities is more important than ever, which makes it equally important to have the right childcare centre cleaning supplies. And as our little ones make their return to these centres, we want to make sure they are in a safe and healthy environment.    Childcare centres are a bustling hub of activity, with germs lurking at every turn. From changing spaces and high chairs to food prep and isolation areas, the potential

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