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Outraged underpaid cleaners on strike in London demanding “Justice for Cleaners”

[caption id="attachment_11960" align="alignright" width="481"] Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA[/caption] Underpaid workers, outraged by low wages gathered in London on Tuesday 7th August, demanding “Justice for Cleaners”. Represented by the UVW trade union (United Voices of the World), they gathered outside the offices of the Chelsea and Kensington council, as well as the Ministry of Justice. Joined by Labour MP Emma Dent Coad, they ask that their wages are increased to £10.20 an ...

FastKlean’s admiration for Monica from Friends

There are many characters you see on TV and just fall in love with them. They inspire you to do great things, or just everyday little stuff that makes your life easier. For us, one character that greatly fits this description is Monica from ‘Friends’. She is such a charismatic woman, highly energetic, witty and fun. But perhaps the one thing she is most famous for is her meticulous attitude ...

Bringing in cleaners ‘increases chance of selling property’

People should never underestimate the importance of making sure their property has been cleaned and is in a good state of repair before putting it up for sale, as a new survey reveals exactly what puts house-hunters off the properties they view. GoCompare Home Insurance carried out the research, with the findings emphasising the importance of bringing in professional cleaners like FastKlean to carry out a service similar to an ...

Why a large Hotel in London chose FastKlean during a major renovation

[caption id="attachment_11319" align="alignright" width="463"] Credit: Athenaeum Hotel[/caption]  When any large hotel considers a major renovation project, it is essential to the Directors that the work is completed within the anticipated timeframe. If not, each extra day means the hotel loses paying guests that could be happily enjoying their stay there. It is also vital that this work is not intrusive to other people staying at the hotel so any contractors ...

The ultimate guide to cleaning your windows

Cleaning your windows at home can be a time-consuming process, but with a few simple tips, you can soon have them looking spotless and ready to let in the summer sunlight! Whether or not you're the kind of person who thrives in the summer heat, there's one thing about summer that everyone can agree on: namely, that nothing feels more invigorating and energising than seeing bright sunlight streaming through your ...

Take away your takeaway stains with these handy tips

Even the keenest of cooks need a night off from slaving over a hot stove every once in a while, and we all have a favourite takeaway. Whether it's pizza, Chinese, Indian, Mexican or a simple cheeseburger and chips, as long as it's just an occasional treat, it's fine to indulge every now and again. Takeaways are often very generous with their portion sizes, filling the curry container right to ...

FastKlean’s involvement with the Brainwave charity

FastKlean has always been committed to putting something back into the community and actively supporting those in need, especially if it helps children. Brainwave is one of the charities we love and adore. It is focused on helping children with disabilities and conditions ranging from autism, Down’s syndrome, cerebral palsy through to genetic disorders. Their aim is to help these children become more independent by developing their communication, mobility and ...

The ultimate guide to cleaning your oven

The oven can be one of the grimmest parts of a home to clean. For keen cooks, it can be in use every day, several times a day, meaning there are many opportunities for bits of pastry, burnt cheese, dripping sauce and other chunks of food to end up stuck at the bottom. For those who aren't quite so confident in the kitchen, getting something stuck to the bottom of ...

What’s on your cleaning playlist?

Spring cleaning is a big task, but love it or hate it, it needs to be done. If you really dread the chore, you can, of course, hire in a professional cleaning company to help you complete the task, or you can try to make it more bearable and much more fun by putting on some motivational music to get you through. Now, we don't necessarily mean George Formby's When I'm ...

How do bloggers make their homes look so perfect?

If you're a keen follower of fashion and interior blogs and Instagram profiles, you will no doubt have been left wondering how on earth bloggers and social media influencers manage to keep their homes looking quite so perfect all of the time. When you're browsing through their posts surrounded by piles of laundry and a floor that's needed sweeping for more than a week, it can seem impossible to imagine ...