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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How Often Are Tube Trains Cleaned?

How Often Are Tube Trains Cleaned?

Ever wondered how often tube trains are cleaned across the London Underground?

Tube train image by Julius Kielaitis (via Shutterstock).
The Central line: where tube train seats are cleaned more often than their Jubilee line counterparts. Image by Julius Kielaitis (via Shutterstock).

Elsewhere on the blog, we have looked at how trains are cleaned in India, and how the London Underground is waging war on superbugs. Thanks to a Freedom of Information enquiry earlier this year, made by the London Evening Standard, they asked about the cleanliness of tube trains from Morden to Alperton.

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One’s Applying for a Cleaning Job

One’s Applying for a Cleaning Job

Two cleaning positions advertised on The Royal Household website, at the Palace of Holyroodhouse and Windsor Castle

HM The Queen Cleaning Jobcentre Card
By Royal Appointment: two cleaning positions at HM, The Queen’s desirable residences.

Fed up with your present position? Sick of the same superstore shelves ad infinitum? Fancy a change of scenery? The Royal Household is asking for two cleaners; one at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, and the other one at Windsor Castle. As advertised on The Royal Household’s website, cleaning positions are available on a full time or a part time basis.

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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. […]

Stand By For Driverless Industrial Cleaners

Stand By For Driverless Industrial Cleaners

How Roomba-esque driverless scrubber sweepers could revolutionise the way we clean industrial premises Over the last fifty years, automation has led to the arrival of driverless trains, cars, and robotic vacuum cleaners. The most famous one of the latter is the Roomba which has become a de facto standard for the automated vacuum cleaner niche. […]

Should We Ban Chewing Gum From The Streets?

Should We Ban Chewing Gum From The Streets?

Leicester City Council head supports ban on chewing gum in city centre

Spat Out Chewing Gum
Yuk: A spat out piece of chewing gum. Even worse on the pavement. Image by Sasha Gromov (via Shutterstock).

From St. Helens to St. Austell, there is one scourge of the streets that is more annoying than dog poop.  Worse than half eaten takeaways plonked on the floor. They are an absolute pain in the rear end, because the best of industrial vacuum cleaners can struggle with this material.  We are referring to chewing gum and bubble gum.

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Palace of Holyroodhouse Seeks Cleaner

Palace of Holyroodhouse Seeks Cleaner

One’s looking for a part-time cleaner at the Palace of Holyroodhouse Fancy a move to Edinburgh?  The Royal Household are looking for a part-time cleaner at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.  It is an ideal position for cleaners seeking a fresh challenge in unique surroundings and a change from the office or shop floor. The Royal […]

Car Park Contract Returns to Council Control

Car Park Contract Returns to Council Control

Sheffield car parks cleaning contract won by Parking Services, the council’s in-house providers

Sheffield Millennium Square image by Shahid Khan (via Shutterstock).
Back in municipal control: Thirty-five of Sheffield’s car parks. Image of Sheffield Millennium Square and Town Hall by Shahid Khan (via Shutterstock).

Thirty-five of Sheffield’s car parks will be cleaned by the city council’s in-house providers.  Parking Services, part of Sheffield City Council’s Transport, Traffic and Parking Services division, regained the contract after a two-year absence.  In August 2014, services were contracted out to a private contractor due to staffing issues.  The public sector body lacked enough staff to provide a first rate service.

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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 […]