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Keeping your office free from COVID-19

Lockdown restrictions may be easing in the UK, but businesses are still under pressure. With employees returning to work, they must now ensure that they’re complying with the government’s COVID-19 guidelines. One important element of this is making sure that hygiene precautions are taken in offices and workspaces. Many businesses are hiring specialist companies to […]

The Benefits of Commercial Cleaning During the Covid-19 Outbreak

There is a lot of uncertainty in the world right now because of COVID-19, but the reopening of some businesses is likely around the corner. Lockdowns are being eased, and some businesses will cautiously open their doors again once this is put in place. However, with this comes a new set of concerns – keeping […]

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 […]