Tackling Germs: Your Mobile Phone

Did you know, the average person touches their mobile phone 85 times a day? They have become ubiquitous in modern life and we use them for an increasing number of activities:  from setting your morning alarm to checking emails and booking taxis, they rarely leave our side (even in the bathroom). It should not come…

Time For a Spring Clean?

I don’t know about you, but here at CCS, we’ve started seeing the first signs of spring recently. It’s no longer dark when I leave the office, the grass is in need of it’s first cut of the year and the clocks go forward next weekend! All this can mean only one thing, time for…

The Best Way to Clean a Commercial Kitchen

Commercial kitchens are a unique environment. A combination of intensive use, heat, steam , smoke and the need for consistently high standard of cleanliness means that commercial kitchens require a specialist cleaning regime. Dirt, bacteria and grease can accumulate fast in a commercial kitchen and, if not cleaned properly and regularly, can lead to illnesses…

Does Cold Weather Make You Sick?

Each winter we hear warnings that the NHS is once again in crisis and illnesses definitely seem to be more common in the winter months, but what causes this seasonal phenomenon, and is the cold weather responsible? Whilst exposure to the cold can directly lead to certain conditions, such as hypothermia – a potentially life-threatening…

When to clean, sanitise and sterilise?

Ask most people, and they will have a good idea of what it means to clean something (although some people’s idea of cleaning leaves a lot to be desired), but how many people understand the difference between sanitising and sterilising, and when best to use the different methods. Cleaning In the vast majority of day-to-day…