Gary Fage's Cleaning Blog from Janitorial Express

Electrical Vans- Delivering a greener London at Janitorial Express!

Posted by Gary Fage on 05-Feb-2016 15:20:28

We have recently been given the opportunity to try out the E-NV200 Nissan electric van in an attempt to make our deliveries more environmentally friendly. This has been a very successful trial and we hope to spread the word as this could benefit your company too! Read on to find out more.

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Topics: Innovations, Deliveries

Make Productivity Improvements with a Backpack Floor Polish Applicator

Posted by Gary Fage on 08-Aug-2014 09:19:00

Contractors who are responsible for large areas of hard flooring should seriously consider purchasing a Backpack Polish Applicator in order to speed up the process of polish application. Using this system you can cover about 1000 sq ft in about 5 minutes and the product dries up to 3 times quicker than using conventional methods.

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Topics: Innovations, Floor Care

UK First - Commercial Vacuum Cleaner with 24 Month Machine Warranty

Posted by Gary Fage on 07-Jul-2014 16:00:00

Jangro's recently launched catalogue features a commercial tub vacuum cleaner which has become the first in the UK to be covered by a 24 month free replacement machine guarantee. Add to this fantastically competitive pricing and you have a machine that's set to take the UK commercial vacuum cleaner market by storm.

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Topics: Product Review, Innovations, Machinery, Vacuum cleaner

Microfibre - Whats all the Fuss?

Posted by Gary Fage on 09-Oct-2013 17:54:15

Microfibre Cloths

Microfibre is a revolutionary fabric which is extremely effective for cleaning in almost every scenario imaginable. For this reason they have become the cleaning and polishing cloth of choice in all areas of the cleaning industry, replacing traditional woven cloths and dusters. They are produced in a wide-range of colours and can be used in conjunction with your own colour-­coded cleaning regime.

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Topics: Innovations, Knowledge Resource

InPRC - A New Innovation for Facilities Managers

Posted by garyfage on 17-Sep-2013 15:02:17

Today we have guest Blogger Hans Westerveld from Holland who brings news of an exciting new development which could benefit those in the FM market, Gary.

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Topics: Innovations

How can I Remove a Heavy Build-Up of Floor Polish / Finish?

Posted by garyfage on 03-Jun-2013 19:18:11

Removing a heavy build-up of floor polish/finish or floor sealer is a problem cleaning contractors can face on a regular basis. Having twice been asked almost the same question in the space of a couple of weeks I decided it was time to put pen to paper.

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Topics: Innovations, Knowledge Resource, Floor Care

Cleaning Chemical Range wins Tomorrow's FM Product Award

Posted by garyfage on 21-Feb-2013 06:34:34

The Jangro Contract Range has been awarded Tomorrow’s FM Product & Services Award 2013 in the new product and services category

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Topics: Innovations, Saving Money

How to Effectively Use 3M Diamond Floor Pads

Posted by garyfage on 12-Nov-2012 16:50:23

1. The Scotch-Brite™ Sienna Diamond Floor Pad is a premium quality floor maintenance pad, made of high quality synthetic fibre, with abrasive particles, including high quality synthetic diamonds, bonded with a durable resin to the non-woven pad.
(Special Feature: The non-printed dark, bottom side of pad is the work surface.)

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Topics: Innovations, 3M, Resources

Facilities Managers Running Scared - In Procurement no one ever got fired for backing the incumbent supplier.

Posted by garyfage on 08-Oct-2012 04:55:17

In my experience procurement departments in most cases tend to favour the incumbent supplier often with very good reason. Loyalty to suppliers that have provided years of service and have exceeded expectations is highly commendable.

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Topics: Innovations, Facilities Management

BICSc Accreditation for Rubbermaid HYGEN™ Clean Water System Cleaning System

Posted by garyfage on 29-Jun-2012 08:02:39

Rubbermaid Commercial Products has been awarded a prestigious Cleaning System Standards Certificate of Accreditation from the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) for its award-winning new Rubbermaid HYGEN™ Clean Water System.

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Topics: Rubbermaid, Innovations, Floor Care

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Gary has over 30 years experience in the UK Cleaning Industry and is managing director of Janitorial Express, a director of the Jangro Group and vice chairman of the Hill Club the UK's premeire cleaning industry networking club.

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