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How to Clean a House Professionally

How to Clean a House Professionally

Cleaning your house from top to bottom can seem like a daunting task, especially if you haven’t been following a regular house cleaning routine. The good news is that there are plenty of things you can do to make deep cleaning less of a chore! Our cleaning experts...

Colour Coding for Cleaning

Colour Coding for Cleaning

In the late 1990s, The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) developed a universal colour code to be used in the cleaning industry. The aim was to prevent cross-contamination between cleaning areas and to raise hygiene standards in the industry. This blog will...

The Importance of pH Levels in Commercial Cleaning

The Importance of pH Levels in Commercial Cleaning

You might not give much thought to the pH levels of your cleaning products, but understanding the pH scale actually plays a crucial role in achieving optimal cleaning results. Making sense of pH levels and how they affect the cleaning process can be tricky – so we’re...

Communal Area Cleaning Tips

Communal Area Cleaning Tips

Keeping communal areas clean can be a difficult task, especially when the shared space has high foot traffic and is being used by multiple people throughout the day. In this article Why is communal area cleaning important? Communal area cleaning tips How Ultima can...

Office Cleaning Tips and Tricks

Office Cleaning Tips and Tricks

No one likes working in a messy office and keeping your workplace clean is vital if you want to create a productive working environment. The cleaning experts at Ultima have put this article together to give you our top office cleaning tips to help you maintain a...

PPE Tips for Cleaners

PPE Tips for Cleaners

Personal protective equipment, commonly referred to as PPE, is equipment worn to reduce exposure to hazards with the potential to cause injuries and illnesses. Common workplace hazards include chemicals, electricity, and extreme temperatures. PPE protects users...

Monkeypox Outbreak Guide

Monkeypox Outbreak Guide

Monkeypox is a rare, little-known disease that has been all over the news in the last few weeks. Cases of the virus have been reported in countries around the world and 56 cases have been confirmed in England, according to the most recent government statistics. In...

How to Remove Blood Stains

How to Remove Blood Stains

Blood stains are a nightmare. It’s stressful enough having to deal with an accidental cut, a nose bleed, or whatever else caused you to bleed. The last thing you want is to then notice that blood has stained your clothes, carpet, or sheets. What do you do? Firstly,...

PH Level Effect on Cleaning Products

PH Level Effect on Cleaning Products

Have you ever given thought to the pH levels of your commercial cleaning solutions? The pH level of sanitising products can help you pick the most suitable cleaning product for the job. Using the wrong cleaning chemicals in the commercial cleaning industry can cause...

How to dispose of cleaning products

How to dispose of cleaning products

Businesses in the UK have a legal responsibility to contain any waste products safely and dispose of them in line with the regulations set out in the Environmental Protection Act 1990. This includes discarded commercial and household cleaning products.Table of...

Why use a fogging machine?

Why use a fogging machine?

Fogging offers a quick and effective disinfectant solution that kills 99.99% of all known germs, bacteria and viruses, including COVID-19. Fogger machines have become increasingly popular during the pandemic and a fogging machine can be used in a wide variety of...

What is PPE?

What is PPE?

What does PPE stand for? PPE stands for Personal Protective Equipment. Workplace safety equipment is essential in any environment where workers are at risk of injury from hazards like corrosive liquids, biohazards, or falling objects. Who is responsible for providing...

First-ever all-day protection against COVID-19

First-ever all-day protection against COVID-19

By now, everyone knows that hand washing, sanitising and face masks protect us from contracting COVID-19. Although millions have now had vaccinations, and the number of hospital admissions has decreased in the past month, it is still crucial to continue to implement...