Entries by Tim Marshall

Winter safety tips to protect your customers and employees

Operating a business in the rough winter months can present additional challenges for companies, employees and customers. Luckily, there are a few simple things you can do to remedy winter weather situations and help keep customers and employees safe in the season known for slips and falls. All it takes is a little planning, vigilance […]

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How we have managed through Christmas & COVID

With the ups and downs COVID-19 is bringing to both individuals and businesses ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services Guildford have had to adjust frequently in order to meet the changing needs of their clients. The Christmas period, in particular, has had significant challenges which ServiceMaster Clean Guildford have faced head-on. The big challenge faced as with […]

Protecting workplaces from a twindemic

ServiceMaster Clean is an international organisation with businesses all around the world, so when it comes to commercial cleaning, we are the experts. The ServiceMaster Clean Canada brand manager Gavin Bajin has put together this very useful post explaining how businesses around the world can survive a ‘twindemic’ this winter. Meaning, with COVID-19 still active […]

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Office cleaning business owner picks up three awards

Owner of ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services Durham & Teesside, Chris Blewitt picked up three awards at the annual ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services Award Ceremony this year, ‘Rookie of The Year’, ‘Growth Award for Turnover Greater Than £100,000′ and ‘Recommending a New Franchisee’. The Rookie of The Year award is given to those who are new […]

3 cleaning methods that can help with the spread of COVID-19

With a prevalent virus which scientists are still learning about and a vaccine promised but not yet available to combat the spread, what control measures can you put in place to mitigate the spread of COVID-19? The spread of COVID-19 COVID-19 has a very fast reproduction rate with the droplets from coughing, sneezing and saliva […]

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Preparing your office for the winter

As the temperatures drop, it’s time for businesses, offices and other facilities to prep for winter and the hazards it can bring, especially in areas that are more likely to receive ice and snow. ServiceMaster Clean knows you want to keep your employees, clients and visitors safe year-round and that winter presents unique challenges. Before […]

3 tips on cleaning common areas during COVID-19

Covid-19 has heightened our awareness of our surroundings and the cleanliness of shared spaces, especially when we’re out in public. We’re all doing our best not to touch our faces, use hand sanitiser, wash our hands frequently and wear face masks. With new measures around the UK being put into place, the government are advising […]

CS Guildford take part in YMCA The Sleep Easy 2020

The Sleep Easy for YMCA is starting to become a regular experience for Siva Kugathas of ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services Guildford, as this year is the 2nd time him and his team has taken part. Due to COVID-19, Sleep Easy 2020 during October was set up differently this year, and the participants were not sleeping […]

3 Ways to prevent getting sick this winter

At work, you may be exposed to a number of germs, especially when flu season rolls around. Sick coworkers likely touch a variety of surfaces on their way in and out of the office, including shared spaces like the kitchen, bathrooms and conference rooms. Their germs can linger on tables, office equipment, door handles and […]

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3 reasons why professional healthcare cleaning is important

Cleanliness is essential for every healthcare setting, as it is tasked with protecting the health of millions of people every day. Part of maintaining patients’ well-being is protecting them from bacteria that may be present in a facility that provides medical treatment. Regular cleaning is important to most businesses, but it’s absolutely essential for any […]

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How Commercial Cleaning Can Help Combat COVID-19

Maintaining a clean work environment has always been important, but with the global COVID-19 pandemic, regular cleaning, disinfecting and hygiene have become more important than ever. Trying to run a business right now is more challenging than ever. How do you keep people safe, while still doing the volume of business you need to keep […]

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What does a post Covid-19 office look like?

The entire office culture across the UK has completely changed and most businesses will not return back to normal, instead a ‘new normal’ will have to be put in place. Following lockdown, many businesses are gradually starting the process of getting their staff back to work and there are changes to the offices that have […]

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Keeping safe in schools and nurseries

COVID-19 hit the world by storm towards the end of March and has quite literally changed the world as we know it. With the government opening schools back up and trying to enforce normality as much as possible, there are still a few changes that need to happen in schools and nurseries to keep all […]

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Where To Find Useful Information About COVID19

There is information everywhere you look about the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, sometimes it is difficult working out fact from fiction so we have collated a variety of reputable links that will be kept up to date with reliable information. Health Information & Advice: Advice for the public from the World Health Organisation https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public Health […]

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Keeping Positive

In these unprecedented times, you, like many others around the world may be feeling a little low in spirits. Things may seem a little gloomy but there are rays of positivity shining through.   I’ve put together a little blog on some of the lovely things which I’ve seen in the last few days in the hope of sharing a little […]

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How To Maintain A Clean Home

Whilst many people are at home now is the perfect time to give your home some TLC. Below are some hints and tips to make sure your home is clean and looking its best for you and your family.  Decluttering It’s quite amazing how much stuff we can collect over time and it’s equally amazing how […]

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The Recommended Way To Wash Your Hands

Proper hand hygiene is the number one way to reduce the risk of infection and it’s important to wash your hands frequently and properly, with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Here is the proper way to wash your hands as recommended by NHS: How to Wash Your Hands Correctly Wash your hands under […]

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DIY Hand Sanitiser

Here is a recipe to create your own hand sanitiser if you’re having trouble finding any in the shops. What you’ll need 2/3 cup 99% rubbing (isopropyl) alcohol 1/3 cup 100% pure aloe vera gel Optional: 8-10 drops essential oil for smell Bowl and spoon Funnel Empty squeeze Bottle Gloves Step 1: Mix the rubbing […]