Domestic cleaning chronicles

  • Practical Tips to Eliminate Organic Waste Odor before the Rubbish Collection Day

    2 September 2016

    In many households, the most typical waste items include glass, paper, plastic, and cardboard, and these are easily disposed of and collected by the rubbish removal companies. However, a good proportion of households also dispose of organic items. When they rot, they can emit a foul smell and make your home uninhabitable. How do you deal with such odors from organic wastes as you await collection? Here are some practical tips that you can follow.

  • Best Carpet Cleaning Methods for Residential Applications

    3 February 2016

    Most homeowners will agree that owning a carpet, especially in living spaces with a lot of traffic, means contending with stains, dust, pet dander and more adhering to the surface of their carpet. This may simply start out as an eyesore but over time, the various contaminants gradually become embedded deep in the carpet fibres. This makes them harder to eliminate via regular vacuuming or spot cleaning. As such, you may want to consider professional carpet cleaning on occasion to ensure that your carpet is not a health hazard in your home.

  • Advisory Tips for Running a Small Demolition Business

    2 December 2015

    Due to the increased need for renovation, a great number of demolition companies have emerged. These companies range from a one-man demolition crew to international demolition companies, proving that the business is good. Therefore, one needs to capitalize on their position in order to reap maximum benefits. For small demolition start-ups out there, below are a few suggestions on how you can make the best out of the business. Use Water Cutting

  • What Are the Laws Regarding Asbestos Disposal in Queensland?

    31 July 2015

    As a highly hazardous substance, many aspects of asbestos in Australia are regulated, including laws for its disposal that differ slightly from state to state. From how the material should be transported, to the amount of asbestos that can be dumped, and other authority that may be required to dump or transport asbestos, this article will explain the laws for asbestos disposal in Queensland, including what fines and other penalties apply for failing to meet relevant asbestos disposal laws.

  • Why Your Office Shouldn't Rely on Your Staff for Regular Cleaning

    23 March 2015

    Every office needs regular cleaning, but unfortunately too many companies today are asking their office staff to take care of this chore rather than hiring a commercial cleaning company. Office managers or company owners may assume that they are cutting costs by doing this, but this can be a shortsighted way of thinking. Note a few reasons why no office should rely on its staff for regular cleaning but should always invest in the services of a professional company instead.

  • How Professional Cleaning Services Can Benefit Your Home and Your Family

    20 March 2015

    Professional cleaning services are not just for the rich, as many companies offer very affordable services that can be tailored to your specific needs and budget. These services can include everyday chores such as scrubbing the bathroom and dusting your entire house, or it may include something more involved such as washing outside windows and emptying cupboards for a thorough washing. If you've never thought about hiring a professional cleaning company, you might be missing out on some great benefits to yourself and your family.

  • Benefits Of Giving Your Mattress A Steam Cleaning Service

    20 March 2015

    A mattress steam cleaning service resembles professional carpet cleaning. Steam is applied into the mattress at very high temperatures and then suctioned out to remove all the dirt contained within. Because the system uses steam, no foreign chemicals are introduced into your mattress. The process is straightforward and once done, your mattress will be ready to use after just a few minutes. If you haven't had your mattress steam cleaned, here are some reasons why you should.

  • How to Create a Clean Workplace for Maximum Productivity

    18 March 2015

    As a small business owner, your responsibility lies within ensuring that your company is profitable. That might sound simple and obvious, but in practice, this involves a lot of moving parts and it is easier said than done. In order to ensure that your business is profitable, you need your workforce to be motivated and working at full capacity. Of course, pay incentives and a friendly work culture help with this, but so does cleanliness and order in the workplace.

  • Best Practices When Installing a Rubbish Chute

    17 March 2015

    If your project calls for demolition of an elevated structure then you will need to install a rubbish chute in order to get rid of debris. How do you go about setting this up with safety and productivity in mind? Preparation Fundamentals Consult with the contractor who erected the scaffolding around the outside of the building, to make sure that it can adequately support the weight of an assembled chute. In the area where workers will be closest to the top of the chute ensure that there is adequate scaffolding protection to prevent falls.

  • Window Cleaning: Exploring Self-Cleaning Windows and How to Properly Clean Them

    13 March 2015

    Are you sick of constantly washing your windows and cleaning dirt, dust and other particles that have accumulated on the surface? You may never have to again with self-cleaning window panes.  How Self-Cleaning Windows Work All glass manufacturers use different recipes and formulas; however, the fundamental concept and process is basically the same. For example, titanium oxide is almost always an ingredient. Self-cleaning windows rely on microscopic coatings that are capable of a dual-action cleaning process.