In a new blog post on Castle Keepers House Cleaning, Janice Stewart asks the question, "What is green cleaning?" Her answer gives consumers insight into what it takes for a company to create an authentic green cleaning process. Stewart examines environmentally preferable products, third-party certifications, green equipment, and more.
Researchers enrolled 24 “knowledge workers,” people who were corporate managers, architects, and designers. The workers spent six days in a controlled work environment, working from 9 am to 5 pm each day.
Cleaning for a cancer patient is especially important because their immune system is suppressed. We should clean for health first and appearance second. How do you clean for a cancer patient? This question came up recently at Castle Keepers House Cleaning and we were surprised by the lack of detailed advice on the [...]
In most residential cleaning scenarios there are less toxic and problematic ways to achieve a sanitary home. It’s a common belief that in order to have a clean and healthy home every surface must be disinfected. In fact, one cleaning company has advertised that they will fog your whole home with a disinfectant to [...]
"Floors do harbor dangerous germs and should be reclassified as "critical" areas requiring more thorough cleaning and disinfecting" Hamilton, OH - For many years, hospitals considered floors "non-critical" areas when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting. This means floors were considered an unlikely source for the spread of infection in a hospital setting. However, [...]
How does professional containment work? Find out with this infographic. Mold can grow in a variety of locations around the home and be treated in a range of ways. This means it’s important for you to have a basic level of knowledge of which mold you may find in your property, and when professionals [...]
The most common way sewer odors get into buildings is through floor and fixture drains. Vista, CA - Many schools and commercial facilities are impacted by what is typically known as sewer odors. This is an odor problem that can be worse in areas of a facility that are used infrequently. However, many building [...]
New maintenance and cleaning products developed specifically for cleaning professionals Aurora, Colo., March 7, 2017 – – Bona US, the world leader in hardwood floor care and maintenance since 1919, announced today a new line of floor care and maintenance products developed specifically for the unique needs of cleaning professionals, the Bona Commercial System for Hardwood [...]
Hexagon design of the pad is more ergonomic and functional ST. PAUL, Minn. — Feb. 08, 2017 — Scrubbing pots and pans has always been a grueling task. Kitchen aids can now cut back on the elbow grease with the new Scotch-Brite™ Dual Purpose Scour Pad 96Hex from 3M. Introducing a new shape that [...]
Researchers have created a map of the creepy crawlies in American homes. By examining the DNA in dust, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and North Carolina State University have created a sort of bug census for the United States. They were able to create maps visualizing the range of such pests as [...]