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How can having a clean office boost productivity infographic

Learn how having a clean office can boost productivity, with this handy infographic put together by Direct Cleaning Services.  

Dirty Desks: Cleaning Hacks for Your Cubicle

It’s no secret that most desk spaces or cubicles are festering with germs. In previous articles, we’ve offered our expert advice on how to keep your desk clean, tidy and germ-free. Since these articles, we’ve discovered some new ways to keep on top of the office cleaning. These methods may not be orthodox, but they’re […]

How to Keep Your Commercial Fridge Fresh & Clean

Every commercial establishment has a fridge — some more focal to the business than others. In any case, an unclean, foul-smelling fridge is a health hazard and a poor reflection of your business. The experienced staff at Direct Cleaning Services have a selection of tips for keeping your fridge fresh and clean. Office fridge A […]

How To Prevent Workplace Slips, Trips & Falls

According to the Health and Safety Executive, slips, trips and falls accounted for a third of injuries across the workplace in 2016/2017. Although the majority are non-fatal workplace accidents, falls from a height are the second most common cause of fatal accidents at work. While employers have a duty of care towards their staff, employees […]

The 6 Golden Rules of Office Hygiene

  1. Eat away from your desk One of the top pet peeves of office etiquette is colleagues leaving dirty plates on their desks. From half-eaten sandwiches to ketchup smears, people hate seeing it. Eating at your desk can be surprisingly unsanitary, subjecting both yourself and your colleagues to stomach-churning bacteria. Have you ever wondered […]

What is Included in a Builder’s Clean?

The dust and dirt left behind from a domestic building project can sometimes be overwhelming. A builders clean is a type of cleaning service provided specifically for the proceeding days after a home construction or renovation project. Unlike your casual periodic house clean, a builders cleaning service provides a one-off, comprehensive clean for the entire […]

How To Keep Your Building Site Safe & Clean

If you have any building or construction work carried out in your workplace, it is likely that there will be dirt, dust and other such remnants of work left behind. The larger the scale of the work, the more tradespeople involved and the tighter the schedule, the greater the possibility of messy premises. Let’s take […]

How To Keep Office Carpets Clean

Due to the sheer square footage that your office carpets cover, their cleanliness and condition can really impact upon the overall look of your workplace. Office carpet cleaning is, therefore, something you should proactively maintain to ensure your office looks its best at all times, for the benefit of employees, visitors and clients alike. Here […]

How Should Cleaning Chemicals Be Stored?

Keeping your cleaning chemicals, supplies and equipment stored properly is not only vital for safety, it can also lengthen the products’ lifespans and ensure all your items are easily found and reachable. To help make sure you keep your supplies safe and correctly stored, we’ve put together some helpful guidance and tips.   Storage Location […]

How Good Are Robotic Vacuum Cleaners?

Vacuuming can be time-consuming and laborious work and so finding a way to lessen the strain of this task will always be welcome. Robotic vacuum cleaners have been designed to let people bypass this chore altogether, and this technology has been around for about 15 years now. However, before jumping to buy a robotic vacuum […]