3 Essential Cleaning Products – A Guide

Keeping your business premises clean is an important task and one which takes not only a lot of effort, but once which requires lot of specific cleaning supplies and products, all designed to do their own unique tasks. Here at Commercial Hygiene, it is our job to supply you with the products you require in order to keep your premises clean and safe for staff.

So, with this in mind we’ve put together a short list of essential cleaning products and their specific roles in keeping your workspace hygienic at all times.


Amongst the most commonly used cleaning products are detergents. Detergents are a mixture or substance containing surfactants or soaps, specifically designed for the purpose of carrying out various cleaning tasks. Typically, detergents are used in order to clean dirt or grime from clothes or towels, making them the perfect solution to keeping staff uniforms clean at all times. But how do detergents work? Detergents are long molecules and contain a head and a tail, with one end being attracted to water and the other end being attracted to dirt or grease. This then pulls the grease or dirt away from the surface area, allowing us to clean effectively.

Hand Sanitizer Dispenser

Floor Care Products

In terms of the workspace, there are few areas which require as much time and effort to clean as the floorspace. In order to carry out this task effectively, a number of floor cleaning products are required. In addition, the products you require is also influenced by the kind of flooring you have on your premises. For instance, if your workspace or office has wooden flooring, then you will require wood cleaner. Similarly if your floor is tiled, you will require detergents or cleaning agents specifically designed for this purpose.  


Sanitizer is am easy to apply foam, gel or liquid used to kill or remove various pathogens disease carrying organisms. In the current climate, hand sanitizers have become increasingly important as a means of helping prevent the spread of coronavirus or Covid19. There are two primary types of hand sanitizer, alcohol based sanitizer and non-alcohol based sanitizer. In the case of alcohol based sanitizer, the presence of the alcohol denatures proteins in an effort to neutralize harmful micro-organisms such as bacteria or viruses. There are also numerous factors which influence the effectiveness of hand sanitizer, such as the method of application and duration of use.

Thanks so much for joining us. If you have any further questions or would like more information regarding the cleaning & hygiene products available here at Commercial Hygiene, feel free to get in touch.

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