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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Eight Must-Have Cleaning Products

Eight Must-Have Cleaning Products

Eight cleaning products that no household should be without. Ever. An office clean or household clean can be difficult without the right kind of cleaning products.  As well as all the usual household names like Mr. Muscle, your kitchen, living room, or shop floor can be cleaned with common and garden products like distilled vinegar. […]

Central Vacuum Cleaner for NYC Linear Park

Central Vacuum Cleaner for NYC Linear Park

How a central vacuum cleaner, underneath the former West Side Line in New York City aims to keep the city’s much-loved elevated park in tip-top condition. A revolutionary system of pneumatic tubes is set to improve the cleanliness of one of New York City’s most popular open spaces. Pneumatic tubes, akin to a giant central […]

Sun, Sea, Sand, and Toilet Cleaner Woes

Sun, Sea, Sand, and Toilet Cleaner Woes

Cornish resort offers the best toilet cleaner job in Britain, though with few takers

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St. Ives, Cornwall: home of the most scenic toilet cleaning job?

St. Ives is one of Cornwall’s most popular holiday resorts.  It is noted for its bustling narrow streets, its bohemian atmosphere, the Tate Gallery, and surfing.  It has numerous day trippers with the resort coming into its own in the summertime.  Some people love the place so much, that they plan to move there.  The same couldn’t be said for people wishing to clean toilets.  In fact, St. Ives Town Council have had problems with finding three toilet cleaners for their town.

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It Shouldn’t Happen to a Window Cleaner

It Shouldn’t Happen to a Window Cleaner

A compendium of window cleaner centred mishaps

Window Cleaner Emoji image by Christos Georghiou (via Shutterstock).
Window Cleaner Emoji image by Christos Georghiou (via Shutterstock).

We have only just passed the halfway point of 2016, and this year is probably the most tumultuous in living memory.  Iconic singers have passed away.  There has been a lot of bad feeling on these shores and overseas. As for laughter, somewhat lacking.  Hence our latest post, which is entitled “It Shouldn’t Happen to a Window Cleaner.” Read more about It Shouldn’t Happen to a Window Cleaner

Vacuum Cleaner Video Clips

Vacuum Cleaner Video Clips

A feast of vacuum cleaner video clips

Vacuum Cleaner Video Clips image.
Spring cleaning? Our selection of vacuum cleaner video clips should provide some inspiration. Image by Voyagerix/Shutterstock.

You’ve got to love YouTube. It is a dependable source for cat videos, 1980s music clips, and tracking down obscure sitcoms of questionable quality. On the odd occasions when Clean Hire has too much time on their hands, it’s a chance to look at full-frontal images of vacuum cleaners (You’re fired! – Ed). Before you is a selection of vacuum cleaner video clips. Some of which include images of Hoover Juniors and Henrys in full flow. In some cases, images of vacuum cleaners have been disguised to protect innocent parties, leaving you to enjoy their roar, whine, and growl. Read more about Vacuum Cleaner Video Clips

A Night at the Vacuum Cleaner Museum

A Night at the Vacuum Cleaner Museum

Unusual cleaning themed museums around the world

A future vacuum cleaner museum piece?
It may look prosaic in today’s eyes, but the rise of robotic vacs could see cylinder vacuums become future vacuum cleaner museum pieces. Image by Dmitri Ma/Shutterstock.

One of the greatest things about human nature is our quest for the absurd. Sometimes we can spot the wonky plug socket from a glut of straight ones or pick up a stray staple from a patterned carpet. Hunter Davies’ book, Behind the Scenes at the Museum of Baked Beans, celebrates this with a chapter per unusual museum. For example, the British Lawnmower Museum in Southport has one. This in part has inspired today’s post, owing to the lack of a vacuum cleaner museum in Mr. Davies’ book. Read more about A Night at the Vacuum Cleaner Museum

LG’s New Vacuum Cleaner and Security Device

LG’s New Vacuum Cleaner and Security Device

LG vacuum cleaner uses smartphone pairing to clean floors

CES 2012 - LG HOM-BOT robot vacuum cleaner (6764015169)
Predecessor: an earlier version of the LG Hom-Bot vacuum cleaner, seen at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. Image by Pop Culture Geek, 2012 (Creative Commons License).
Today’s vacuum cleaners have come a long way since the Dyson, let alone the Hoover Junior.  Miniaturisation has seen today’s smaller models perform the task of bigger brothers with ease.  Some of which are wireless and clean floors through sensing technologies.  Revealed at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is LG’s addition to the fold. Read more about LG’s New Vacuum Cleaner and Security Device