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How Many Germs are We Exposed to on a Daily Basis?

Estimating how many germs are we exposed to daily is challenging since the answer can depend on various factors, including environmental conditions and hygiene practices. However, it’s likely that most of us come into contact with millions of them every day. Even though the UK high relatively high hygiene standards compared with less developed countries, […]

How often does a business need cleaning?

There are many different factors that can influence how frequently business premises need to be cleaned. Including the size of the company and what industry it’s in. In any case, it’s important that business owners, managers and employees maintain a high standard of cleanliness to ensure they consistently present a professional image to customers and […]

Should I hire a commercial cleaner for after the holidays? [ Infographic ]

For many businesses, Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year. Hotels, bars, restaurants and shops are particularly busy, with customers celebrating and buying gifts right up until 24th December. The aftermath of the festive period can be messy, and professional cleaning services are often required to return premises to their former glory. […]

How many businesses are there in Rotherham?

As one of the fastest-growing economies in Yorkshire, Rotherham is a fantastic place to do business. The town’s economy is worth £4.4 billion, with higher than average GVA growth. The question is, how many businesses are there in Rotherham and which sectors are thriving the most. Read on to find out more.  How many businesses […]

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.  

How Could Brexit Impact the Cleaning Industry?

The UK is home to over 9000 cleaning companies, comprising an industry with a market value of approximately £7 billion. Approximately 25% of all workers within Britain’s cleaning industry don’t have British nationality — a significantly higher amount than the 18% of non-British workers across all UK industries. This stat highlights how much the cleaning […]

The Future Of Cleaning

After our last article, ‘The History of Cleaning’, was a huge hit, we decided to turn the clock forwards — and forecast what exactly is in store for cleaning in the future? Robots? The Internet of Things? Eco-friendly alternatives? This article is going to dive into all these things and help you prepare your business […]

Does Sunlight Kill Germs?

Hanging your clothes out in the sun is something many of us do regularly. Until recently, however, we assumed everyone was doing this for the same reason – to dry their clothes swiftly and effectively. Well, recently we discovered a theory that sunlight kills germs, and thus hanging out your clothes in the sunlight will […]