Public Places That Attract The Most Germs

If the last two years have taught us anything, it is that viruses and bacteria can spread pretty effectively under the right circumstances.  The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way that we view personal hygiene, with regular hand washing, face masks and staying away from others when feeling ill becoming normalised throughout society.  While we’re […]

Who is Responsible For The Cleanliness Of An Office?

Many offices across the country have spent the last few months getting to grips with the return to the office following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in the summer. While lots of companies have implemented a hybrid model that includes working from home, many still wish to make use of their office space. With this […]

How To Clean a Stained Office Chair

On average, we spend around 40 hours a week sitting in our office chairs. To put this into perspective, it’s a similar amount of time we spend in our beds – so it’s no surprise that they get dirty over time! A coffee stain here, a few crumbs there, wear and tear of our office […]

Getting Back to Work Safely with Scott & Sons

Here at Scott and Sons, we can help you with your efforts to return to work safely. Both as individuals and business owners we have a duty of care to try and keep your shops, pubs, multi-use halls, offices – in fact any environment – as safe as we can. Some simple principles that we’re […]

Reducing School Absenteeism Through Cleaning

  Now more than ever, the hygiene standards in schools around the world are under scrutiny. As schools in the UK reopen after months of closure, we wait to see what effect this will have on COVID-19 cases and statistics. Hopefully, pupils returning to classrooms won’t hamper the UK’s route out of lockdown amid tumbling […]

Dangers of an Unclean Workplace

It’s easy to forget about microscopic particles such as germs and bacteria that are around us, and sometimes, it’s probably for the best that we do. However, because these organisms aren’t visible to the naked eye, when left to spread they can turn a room or office into a thriving hotbed of unwelcome guests. That’s […]

Coronavirus: Do You Need to Disinfect Your Home?

COVID-19 is a ribonucleic acid virus which means it has proteins and lipids in its structure, so you can use liquid washing up soaps to dissolve and inactivate the virus. However, for disinfection, use solutions with 70% alcohol to be extra sure, check the back of the cleaning product you choose to ensure it says […]

8 Cleaning Hacks You Wish You Knew Sooner

Sometimes spills, stains and smells can surface at just the wrong time. Maybe you’ve had a surprise visit and want to do some last-minute cleaning. Don’t worry — many messes can be cleaned using everyday household items. This article is going to teach you some of the best cleaning hacks that you wish you’d known […]

How to Clean Stained Glass Windows

One of the most beautiful and revered forms of window glass, stained glass has existed since the 4th century and continues to be made to this day. Today,  most stained glass is created for city architecture, but some people still choose to have stained glass windows in their home.  If you have purchased a property […]

5 Tips for a Clutter-Free Classroom

Managing a classroom is hard work when you’ve got students making a mess five days a week, but maintaining a clutter-free classroom will have an incredible impact on your teaching methods and your children’s behaviour. Clean classrooms have been proven to promote healthy habits in young children, reduce absences, and help retain good teachers. We’ve […]