Time to Spring into Action – Let’s Clean

This time of year you’ll notice Melbourne arising from its winter slumber. Gone are those frost bitten mornings and short lived days. Nature has revealed to us new life, growth, colours and perfumes. Spring is here.

To truly experience springtime in Melbourne one can simply smell the roses, immerse oneself in Melbourne’s Spring Racing Carnival, suffer from bouts of hay fever, as I do, or you could always commence that often long postponed spring clean.

With this in mind, let me share a few tricks of the cleaning trade to help make that spring clean successful and bring light to your home.

Where to start? I like to begin by de-cluttering. Target the closets, bookcases, cupboards. This task can be immense on its own, so try not to get overwhelmed by doing to much at once. Do one room at a time.

When cleaning it is best to work from the top down and inside to outside. This avoids the common mistake of getting what you have just cleaned dirty again. Remember one room at a time and once you have completed that room and see the finished results you are bound to be emboldened and ready for the next task at hand.

Be sure to dust before vacuuming or cleaning the floor. We tend to use extendable lambswool dusters to assist in those hard to reach places. Household rags are very useful to spray and wipe surfaces.

Get rid of those ugly marks on the walls and cabinets, use sugar soap in a bucket of clean water and wash them down with a cloth before wiping dry. Walls free from marks gives the house a terrific lift and may even delay you that inevitable trip to the paint shop.

Steam cleaning your carpet and upholstery is essential at least once per year. If getting the professionals in is not in your budget then DIY by renting the equipment from your local supermarket.

One last tip, do yourself a favour and invest in a pair of good rubber gloves to protect your skin and nails. Now it’s time to get cracking and dare I say it, happy cleaning!

Invest in a Professional Cleaning Service

Chances are if you’re looking at this site then either your current cleaners have let you down once too often or you are taking the leap from having your own staff clean your premises to delegating that task to a professional cleaning service.

With this in mind here a few reasons you should consider Hillson Cleaning as your cleaning service provider:

We believe in plain speaking, by that I mean no bull. It’s our job to not only clean your premises but keep it spotless… no excuses. It’s our endeavour to surpass all your expectations.

We understand that trust and reliability are essential ingredients in building a strong working relationship with our clients. At Hillson we will go to great lengths to earn that trust.

We have over 10 years’ experience in managing the cleaning needs of clients from a wide range of industries, from commercial office cleaning, to retail and hospitality cleaning. We’ve seen it all and we’ve got it covered, confident in the knowledge that we will satisfy our customers’ needs.

Phone Kev on 0438-401-459 for a friendly chat, where you can discuss your needs and organise a no obligation quote.

Don’t underestimate the importance of your business having a quality cleaning service. Give us a call today.

Cleaners Controlling Infection in the Workplace

Our cleaners are continually confronted with varying degrees of biohazards and play a major role in infection control in the commercial properties we clean. This applies not just to our customers in the medical industry but also includes our customers in the hospitality industry and through to our commercial office customers.

The level of bugs and germs we encounter relies heavily on the particular cleaning task we are performing. Coughs, sneezing or the neglect of washing hands thoroughly can cause the spread of viruses and bacteria throughout the workplace. When cleaning medical facilities or washrooms in any establishment, our staff are frequently exposed to and trained to manage Biological Hazards in the form of body fluids such as blood, vomit, urine or faeces and discarded needles.

It is our practice to pay special attention to areas that people touch which spread those dastardly bugs and germs throughout the workplace. Such as cleaning in the toilet – the flushers; toilet seats, handles, taps, light switches. It’s by focusing on the detail that our cleaners can maintain a clean and healthy working environment for our customers.

Our cleaning staff, armed with protective gloves for their own personal protection, are supplied with the appropriate cleaning equipment (colour coded to minimise cross contamination), disinfectants (Safety Data Sheets are provided) and training to control and eliminate the spread of viruses and bacteria.

Finally, in the interests of personal protection and hygiene, we recommend to our customers that they encourage their staff to practice good hygiene by washing hands thoroughly, ideally with a sanitising gel.

Cleaning The Melbourne We Love

‘Melbourne… The best city in the world to live in.’ Don’t believe me? That’s not me, a proud Melbournian, going off half cocked about his home town. It’s a fact, Jack! According to The Economist Intelligence Unit‘s (EIU) most recent global liveability report.

And what a wise organisation the EIU must be, recognising Melbourne as the ideal destination. Let’s face it, they had good reason. There’s the arts, culture, cafes, restaurants, laneways, parks, gardens, gotta love the climate… four seasons in one day. There’s Melbourne’s city precincts and inner-city suburbs that have their own distinctive character. Not to mention being sports capital of the world.

That’s why we at Hillson Cleaning take pride in the work we do. Playing our small role in helping Melbourne show the world it’s best face. Cleaning the Melbourne we love.