The interesting origins of the vacuum cleaner

We live in a modern world full of wonderful gadgets and inventions which we take almost for granted as part of our way of life these days, and the vacuum cleaner is one of those indispensable gadgets that was really the last major leap in inventions within the cleaning industry.

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Vacuums – The debate, Mains lead Powered V’s Cordless Battery

The debate goes on which is the best Vacuums with cord or cordless?

Although flexibility is improved with cordless vacuums they lack the power that the mains powered office cleaning vacuums can provide.

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Upcoming Cleaning Show 2019 in Excel London

The Cleaning Show returns to London


Following on how well it went in 2017 and 2018, the Cleaning Show is back at Excel London on the 19-16 March 2019.

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Salmonella Testing

As salmonella bacteria are the most usually reported cause of foodborne illnesses, never has testing been so important. However, while conventional salmonella test kits involve numerous complicated steps, a leading company  recently developed Insite Salmonella micro-organism colorimetric test is designed to be rapid, convenient and extremely accurate.

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Commercial cleaning and Royalty -any links?

It is not clear how much of a part in the past commercial cleaning has played in maintaining the huge palaces of our Queen and the Royal family, as well as Churches connected to Royalty, but it is fair to say that it has certainly had a role to play in more recent times.

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Millards is a member of Living Wage Foundation

Millards are recognised Service Providers, proudly working together with the Living Wage Foundation’ wherever it is displayed.

They are proud to be among the first Service Provider organisations in London to become a Recognised Service Provider to work with the Living Wage. The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually, based on the cost living in the UK.

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Maintaining your office cleaning helps the bottom line

Sometimes office directors are too busy managing the finances and day to day running of their companies, and tend to let go the important task of getting offices cleaned regularly by professionals, leaving the place looking untidy and professional.

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Types of professional Carpet cleaning techniques used in offices etc.

Professional carpet cleaning in offices is actually requires highly trained skilled cleaning operatives to operate the complex machinery and understand how to remove stains from all sorts of materials. The three main types used by cleaning companies are as follows:-

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Emergency carpet cleaning of stains for offices

Every office has surely experienced at some time an unsightly carpet stain caused by the odd accidental spill of coffee or dirt brought by shoes or other .

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Secret life of Britain’s cleaners

Most cleaners do the cleaning outside of office hours early morning or late evenings in Britain, so they are mostly hidden from view and yet without this secret army of cleaners, offices would simply not be able to manage!

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