Gary Fage's Cleaning Blog from Janitorial Express

Free Voucher Codes for Online Cleaning Courses

Posted by Gary Fage on 06-Dec-2015 07:30:00

Most of us are well aware of the risks involved in putting potentially hazardous cleaning materials and equipment in the hands of untrained personnel. Even with the increasing amount of environmentally aware products, there remain far too many accidents with chemicals, electrical equipment and lack of awareness of health and safety procedures.

Jangro has always offered a range of customer training packages including a DVD, training manuals, video and PowerPoint presentations,  wall charts and certificates. However we now have 10 online training courses which you can access free of charge by entering our special voucher code, see below. 

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Topics: Leaning Management System, Knowledge Resource, Training, Free online training for cleaners

An Introduction to Cleaning and Cleaning Specifications – Part II

Posted by Gary Fage on 07-Sep-2015 17:51:34

The standard of cleaning required within any establishment will depend primarily on the needs of the customer. As you can appreciate, the needs of different customers will differ from building to building. Indeed, the cleaning needs will normally change from area to area within the same building and affect the cleaning specifications.

It is generally accepted throughout the industry that there are five standards used. The following table will give you a better understanding of the standards required and how each is applied, depending on the area cleaned:

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Topics: Knowledge Resource, Training, cleaning specifications, a guide to cleaning

How to Freshen Up Office Carpets Quickly

Posted by Gary Fage on 17-Jan-2015 07:35:52

Wet, cold, dirty – that’s the state of the streets this time of year. It means deep soiling to office and leisure area carpets that’s more difficult to remove come the next scheduled extraction clean. If only there was a way of keeping them looking good a few weeks after a big clean and help reduce time and effort spent on the next one?

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Topics: Carpet Care, Knowledge Resource

HARD FLOOR MAINTENANCE – FAQ Part 3

Posted by garyfage on 17-Mar-2014 18:36:58

This is part 3 of a 3 part series designed to help contractors overcome some of the problems associated with commercial floor care.

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Topics: Knowledge Resource, Floor Care

Freshen Up Office Carpets Quickly with an Interim Maintenance Clean

Posted by Gary Fage on 23-Feb-2014 08:17:00

Wet, cold, dirty – that’s the state of the streets this time of year. It means deep soiling to office and leisure area carpets that’s more difficult to remove come the next scheduled extraction clean. If only there was a way of keeping them looking good a few weeks after a big clean and help reduce time and effort spent on the next one?

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Topics: Carpet Care, Knowledge Resource, Maintaing Carpets

How Do Cleaning Products Work - Part 3 Types of Detergent

Posted by Gary Fage on 18-Oct-2013 16:33:00

This is the third in a series of four Blogs in which we will be looking at how cleaning agents work and examining the range of different categories of cleaning agents, each of which performs a specific role in the overall cleaning regime.

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Topics: Knowledge Resource

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

How Do Cleaning Products Work - Part 2 Overview of Surfactants

Posted by Gary Fage on 25-Sep-2013 06:36:00

This is the second in a series of 4 Blogs in which we will be looking at how cleaning agents work and examining the range of different categories of cleaning agents, each of which performs a specific role in the overall cleaning regime.

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Topics: Resources, Knowledge Resource

How do Cleaning Products Work? - 5 Things You Should Know

Posted by Gary Fage on 01-Sep-2013 12:45:00

Introduction

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Topics: Knowledge Resource, guide

New Seminar - Online Training for Cleaning Operatives, London 5th September

Posted by garyfage on 27-Aug-2013 07:27:21

The Jangro Learning Management System (LMS) incorporates a fully interactive suite of training and information modules, available over the Internet or direct to your Apple iOS, Blackberry or Android device via a simple to use Jangro app.

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Topics: Resources, Knowledge Resource, Training

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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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