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  1. The Truth about Disinfectant Wipes

    Benefits of Alcohol & Disinfectant Wipes! 

    With Coronavirus (COVID-19) on everyone’s mind, we are all much more diligent and make a conscious effort to try and kill germs. Cleaning high touch point areas such as computers, phones, counters, doorknobs and household appliances are vital. However, there are other household items that you use regularly and other places you may touch frequently where germs can linger that you may not think need cleaning.  

    Ramping up your cleaning routine now, especially when family members are spending more time at home, will help your family’s overall health.

    Before you rush into cleaning remember to read the labels on your sanitisers and disinfectants. Sanitising reduces the number of germs and can take a fraction of the time of disinfecting, which kills more germs than sanitising. Disinfecting can take up to 10 minutes so be sure to read the label, so you know how to use

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  2. Everything To Know About Polishing Stainless Steel.

    Everything to Know About Polishing Stainless Steel.

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    Stainless steel is one of the most commonly used materials in the home. Whether it’s a kitchen appliance or a pan that needs scrubbing, knowing how to clean this material can save you a lot of time and money in the long run. Some of the most common issues we encounter when we try to clean stainless steel is scratching or the material getting duller over time.

    In this article, we’ll show you how to avoid scratching and other common ailments when you polish stainless steel. You’ll see the three main ways you can polish steel – using vinegar, using olive oil and using a specialised cleaner.

    Cleaning using Vinegar

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  3. When should you change your Vacuum Cleaner Bag?

    6 Signs it's Time to Change your Vacuum Cleaner Bag!

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    If you’re like most people, you only change your vacuum cleaner bag when the indicator says it’s full. Sadly, some don’t even pay attention to how full their bag is getting until their machine stops working entirely or it refuses to pick up dirt. One way to know if your bag is getting full is to see how powerful its suction is. If it's not collecting as much grime as it used to, it might be time to buy a new vacuum bag. Factors that affect how often you should change the bag include whether you live in an area with a lot of construction, if you have pets and how often you clean your home. It isn’t an exact science, but you’ll be off to a good start wit

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  4. Why should you install a hand sanitising station?

    Why should you install a hand sanitising station?

     

    As Australians gradually return to the workplace during a Covid-19 world, it’s important to make sure that hand hygiene practices are maintained by putting in sanitising stations to enhance economic activity within the coming months which can help in mitigating potential future infections and deaths.

    To make sure that economic activity is returned to normal, following Safe Work Australia’s (SWA) workplace principles and therefore the Federal Government’s “Stay COVID Free – Do the three” will potentially help employers and employees suit hand hygiene practices. Putting in sanitising stations within the workplace will further assist during a return to

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  5. Benefits of using Paper Towels in your Workplace!

    Benefits of using Paper Towels in your Workplace!

     

    It’s more important than ever to focus on safety, and there are a multitude of changes you can make within your Australian business. One of them is switching from hand dryers and other similar methods to paper towels. Yes, while hand dryers might seem optimal for cleanliness, they do have downsides. One of them is that they are projecting germs within your room, which isn’t really a great thing. With paper towels, you get to clean yourself properly and any germs are disposed adequately. That alone can be very helpful.

    Great absorption capacity!

    The best thing about paper towels is that they can absorb wat

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  6. Why you should switch to a Wringer bucket and Mop to clean your floors!

    Why you should switch to a wringer bucket and mop to clean your floors!

     

    If you’re looking to clean commercial or residential floors fast and easy, all you need is a mop, wringer and a bucket. If you’re cleaning a commercial environment, you will notice that using a mop and wringer is more effective as the bucket is more durable and larger, and the wingers can squeeze all the water out without actually spreading water all over the floor.

    You can buy a commercial wringer and mop, even if you are planning to use it around the house. These are recommended because they are easier to use.

    Identify which cleaning chemical you need.

    You need a good cle

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  7. Importance of using Hospital Grade Disinfectant Cleaners

    Importance of using Hospital Grade Disinfectants

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    If you’re looking to reduce the risk of infections within your Australian business offices, then it’s very important to sanitize and clean every surface. While regular disinfectants will help, using Hospital Grade Disinfectants is a much better idea. These are very popular in the world of commercial cleaning because they get to remove germs and bacteria a whole lot faster. On top of that, you can prevent any bacteria from appearing ever again, which is very helpful when you want to keep everyone and everything safe.

    Very efficient and reliable

    One of the reasons why you want to

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  8. Benefits of having a First Aid Kit in the Workplace

    Benefits of having a First Aid Kit in the Workplace

     

    Unfortunately, accidents, or injuries, are things that can happen at the workplace, sometimes nothing and no one can prevent them from happening.

    However, having a first aid kit at the workplace can be beneficial in these circumstances; it can help to treat injuries, reduce pain, and react immediately and appropriately to each of these situations whether in the office and work. First aid kits can save lives.

    For companies carrying out heavy duty activities, the law specifies that an employee must have received first aid training to intervene in an emergency, however, it is not intended to replace nurses, but to make every employee health and safety

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  9. Three Reasons to Choose a Backpack Vacuum for your Business

    Three Reasons to Choose a Backpack Vacuum for your Business


    Keeping your business clean is a key element of its success. Have you ever walked into a shop or restaurant that was really dirty and continued to go back there? Chances are you probably haven’t. The cleanliness of your business reflects on how much you take care of it. A clean business is both healthy and safer for customers as well as looking nice and tidy.

    With so many different cleaning tools out there, finding the right one can be difficult and you may be inclined to opt for the traditional commercial vacuum. At AGrade we have industry expertise in cleaning businesses and know that you should choose a backpack vacuum cleaner.

     

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  10. Top Window Cleaning Tips - Inside and Out

    Top Window Cleaning Tips - Inside and Out!


    Over time, dust and grime slowly accumulate on your windows, leaving them looking dirty and blocking all that precious sunlight from seeping into your home. You might’ve tried to wipe them down with an old cloth and left big thick streaks behind, which nobody likes.

    To achieve the perfect clear clean windows that you might mistake for an open door, follow our expert advice. With the right combination of a squeegee, cloth and spray, your windows will have never looked better.

     

    Choosing the right day to clean:

    Cleaning your windows on a 30 degree summers day isn’t the best idea. They will dry bef

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