Cleaning Products for Cleaning and Maintaining Buildings
Janitors, custodians, porters, cleaners, caretakers, or whatever title you want to use, help clean and maintain buildings. Removing debris, keeping areas neat and tidy, vacuuming, and buffing floors, shampooing carpets, and emptying rubbish bins are some of the duties required.
It is an essential job as employees, visitors, and customers alike, rightly, or wrongly often judge a place on its appearance and cleanliness.
Furthermore, with hygiene being on top of everyone’s agenda presently due to the pandemic, (reference coronavirus covid 19 advice blog) the value that these workers provide to any establishment is immense.
Sometimes the tasks these workers undertake are very challenging, as they need the right conditions, equipment, and mechanical aids to help them achieve the results they desire.
Buy from our large range of cleaning products to ensure you have the right tools to help you with your work.
This might include, using the correct floor pads with the scrubber drying machine.
Let us look at the different types available: -
White pads are ideal for dry polishing, it is a light pad for a glossy finish.
Tan pads are slightly coarser, mostly used for polishing at a higher speed.
Red pads are ideal for removing scuff marks and light cleaning.
Blue pads are most popularly used for scrubbing floors and heavy-duty spray cleaning.
Black pads offer the highest grade available; they are extremely course in texture and can be used to strip floors of old finishes. This pad should not be used in one area for long as it can easily damage floors if used incorrectly.
Selecting quality refuse sacks will save your business money in the long run.
Cleaning teams often use a lot of refuse sacks and the last thing they need is to have to double up or deal with spillages across the floors of premises because the cheapest bag has been sourced.
There are a overabundance of bin liners on the market to choose from. However, low prices provide the buyers with the temptation to buy cheaply. Many businesses are looking to save money and we all need to be sure of getting good value, however, when bags split, or teams end up doubling up because they just are not strong enough you can end up spending more than you budgeted for.
Refuse sacks come in all shapes, colours, and gauges – check our range out now and be sure to take note of the buy more save more incentive to guarantee low unit prices.
Understanding the strength of the bin liners you need is essential because once you know the strength that is best for you and what is available on the market, you can plan your budget and consider it an investment.
Buy your different types of brooms and brushes from our janitorial supplies range on The Cleaning Collective and if you order before 2pm you can have next day delivery.
Deck scrub brushes are brilliant work horses for heavy duty use with water. They can help you get rid of stubborn soiling from many surfaces including cement floors and walls, poolside, rugs, cellars, kitchen floors to name just a few!
Speciality brushes include grout, bottle, scrub – all available to buy – and remember the more you buy the more you save!
Mopping is one of the best ways to get your floors clean and using a mop beats getting on your hands and knees. However, you want to be sure you have the right mop for the job.
Let’s take a look more closely at what mops you can buy: -
Cut-end mop – probably least expensive and not very durable.
Looped-end mop – more absorbent – good for spills.
Microfibre mop – easy to keep clean, often easy to remove, wash and reuse.
Flat Mop – convenient when you haven’t much water available.
Steam mop – good for removing stubborn stains – serious cleaning power.
Sponge mop – very absorbent and good for spills – easy to use.
Dust mop – use dry to get rid of a little dirt and dust.
Brush mop – also know as a deck scrub.
Rag mop – provides a great clean without over wetting your floor.
Robot mop – can set it automatically.
Be sure to recognise the type of floor you are cleaning before you buy your mopping system.
Professional cleaning staff need to buy a wide variety of janitorial supplies, including cleaning cloths and scourers for various activities.
All Purpose J cloths – often used as a disposable cloth in high-risk areas particularly.
Microfibre cloths – great performance, leaves no lint, versatile, capturing soil rather than smearing it around.
Micro glass cloths – great for achieving sparkling mirrors and windows due to the linen tow yarns.
Floor cloths – bigger and thicker to remove spills from floor surfaces.
Duster cloths – for dusting and buffing, made of soft material.
Stockinette cloths – a budget cloth which is suitable for wet or dry applications.
Velette Cloths – a low cost, semi disposable non-woven cloth.
Scrim cloths – Often used for cleaning windows and mirrors due to lint free nature.
Cloths on a roll – all purpose cloth for easy dispensing.
Minky M cloth – antibacterial pad contains silver nitrate. No chemicals required.
Chunky dishcloth – Made from recycled materials.
Cloths are one of the top causes of cross-contamination. Cloths should be colour coded and staff need to be well trained on selecting and using the different type of cloths.
All business customers wanting to buy janitorial supplies for their business can open a business account, saving a further 8% discount on our buy more, save more deals.