The good ol’ mop is a great invention really, able to go beyond just clearing bits from a floor surface like with sweeping and offer that extra watered-clean of the surface, and even making it smell better afterwards. Although the principle is simple with just a mop and bucket and some water should suffice, in practice there are a few little tricks to remember to make sure you get the most from it, and if you’re not a regular ‘mopper’, then how to make sure you don’t get caught out:
1. Try and keep toilet ones separate. This is more on the business side, but toilet areas by their nature will tend to have more germs, and so the rule of thumb is to have a separate mop and bucket all together for these areas, as opposed to other non-toilet ones like kitchens and hallways.
We recently had an unusual visit to a new micro-brewery start-up in London, who have taken a small worship unit and begun literally producing their own beer. It is apparently an emerging market, particularly in the south east, where people want the variety of different craft ales and drinks rather than just the main-stream options.... Continue reading
We recently came across a classic problem of the seal between a bath and the wall-tiles leaking water behind the bath, and not only creating nasty-looking black seal along the bath edge, but in this case water then leaking into the living room directly below.... Continue reading
We would like to officially declare Birmingham as the cleanest place in the UK.
This is based upon a survey carried out by retailer House of Bath, and their resultant Cleaning Map of Great Britain. Over 2000 household customers were analysed over the last 6 months to suss out exactly what cleaning products have been sold to detect what’s happening in the dirt-killing world of household cleaning.