Why Use Industrial Vacuum Cleaners?

Why Use Industrial Vacuum Cleaners?

The industrial vacuum cleaners are crucial in every home, office, and commercial enterprise. They are important in offering you the best cleaning solution when handling dirt of all types, especially those that are challenging to manage. The good thing about these cleaners is that they can be employed in a number of applications. This means […]

The History of Industrial Floor Cleaners

The History of Industrial Floor Cleaners

Industrial floor cleaners make light work of those floors that contend with high traffic. Anybody who has tried to clean industrial flooring with traditional methods will know what a thankless task it is. Commercial or industrial floor sweepers do a much better job and what’s more, the cleaners allow for quicker drying times too so […]

The Best Industrial Cleaning Machines

The Best Industrial Cleaning Machines

When choosing from a range of industrial cleaning machines for your company, it can be difficult to know where to start. However, there are a few important factors to consider when choosing a product such as: quality, efficiency, effectiveness, and cost. There are various industrial cleaning machines on offer including industrial floor sweepers, floor scrubber […]

Fare Dodging Pigeon Cleans Trains

Fare Dodging Pigeon Cleans Trains

Freeloading pigeon has new role on Brighton line trains

Pigeon fare dodger image by Robert MacMillan (via Shutterstock).
A fare dodging pigeon waiting for the 1652 to Marlow at Cookham station. We think. Image by Robert MacMillan (via Shutterstock).

Whether you leave your train at Liverpool Lime Street, or any of the Manchester stations, the next people you notice on leaving the train are the ticket barrier staff. Northern and Merseyrail hire Revenue Protection Officers from an external body and stop fare dodgers from freeloading. In the animal kingdom, only those of the winged or small furry variety can negotiate their way past the ticket barriers. With the former, pretty straightforward. Especially when you happen to be a pigeon without a Season Ticket or a Permit To Travel.

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Ten Industrial Cleaning Themed Songs

Ten Industrial Cleaning Themed Songs

A handful of songs which could be dedicated to industrial cleaning – and the odd group with cleaning themed connections

Industrial cleaning songs record player image by Indigolotos (via Shutterstock).
You’re listening to CleanHire 320, and here’s today’s cleaning tune countdown… (Image by Indigolotos, via Shutterstock)

In the good old days of local radio, we at Clean Hire would have been familiar with Clive Tyldesley’s commentary on Radio City. Or Billy Butler’s wisecracks – also seen on the BBC and the long-forgotten Saturday morning television programme, The Mersey Pirate. Till Doctor Fox spoiled the party, Radio City, Piccadilly Radio, and the other independent stations had their own singles chart. Supposing Clean Hire had its own station, our ten songs would have a cleaning theme. Such as these seen below.

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Iconic Vacuum Cleaners: The Vax 111 Orange Tub

Iconic Vacuum Cleaners: The Vax 111 Orange Tub

A look at the 1980s’ successful orange Vax vacuum cleaner

Vax advert still
A still from the 1990 Vax television advert.

It is hard to imagine an era without wet and dry vacuum cleaners for domestic use. Carpet cleaning at one point meant a separate device or a bottle of carpet cleaner. This meant a vacuum cleaner for dust and a carpet shampooer for cleaning your Axminster. In 1977, Alan Brazier had a cunning plan when he formed Vax UK Ltd.

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