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How to Disinfect the Office this Winter 2023/2024

Why use disinfectant in offices? It might seem like an obvious question, but the reason we need to disinfect offices (and work spaces in general) is because manual cleaning alone does not eliminate or reduce harmful micro-organisms from surfaces. Disinfectant reduces the risk of spreading colds, flu and other infectious diseases and a thorough disinfection… Read more »

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A 2023/2024 Guide to Basic Hygiene in the Workplace

Heading into the colder seasons means more time spent inside, less ventilation, and an increase in coughs and colds – welcome to flu season! That’s why everybody in an office environment needs a guide to basic hygiene in the workplace, and our guide for Winter 2023/2024 is full of tips to help keep your office… Read more »

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How to Clean a Cement Mixer

We understand how important cement mixer maintenance is to the overall performance and efficiency of its service – that’s why we’re updating our original ‘how to clean a cement mixer guide’ in 2023. At Chela, we have developed a vast range of products for the building merchant industry. We wanted to provide a brand-new, comprehensive… Read more »

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What is the Best Way to Clean a Food Surface?

Whether in the home, workplace, or a commercial environment, adopting and maintaining a regular and effective cleaning schedule is vital in keeping food surfaces free from harmful bacteria. According to the Food Standards Agency, any chemical product used to disinfect food contact surfaces must be deemed as a food safe cleaner. Ensure that you are… Read more »

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Best Solvents for Graffiti Removal

Graffiti removal can be a tough job. It can be made even tougher by not using the best solvent products, particularly on more difficult to work with surfaces, like masonry. Our previous article gave you Chela’s anti-graffiti coating top-picks, while here we’re going to look at the best solvents you can use to help make… Read more »

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Top 5 Cleaners for Removing Silicone Sealant

Why is it so difficult to remove silicone sealant? If you’ve tried to remove silicone sealant in the past, you’ll know that it can be a difficult task! Our previous article explains why silicone sealant is so stubborn to remove, but essentially, the polymer chains present in silicone cross-link when the material cures, making for… Read more »

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How to prevent and remove graffiti with anti-graffiti coatings

  Graffiti is a very real issue to people all over the UK, whether you experience graffiti vandalism at your place of residence, work, or need to deal with it on culturally significant sites. Under the Criminal Damage Act 1971, graffiti is actually illegal in the UK, although fines directed at the perpetrator do little… Read more »

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Industrial Kitchen Cleaner: Is It Really Necessary?

If you work in the food industry, you might be wondering why kitchens need to be so thoroughly cleaned using industrial kitchen cleaner. From manufacturing through to commercial restaurants and other food outlets, maintaining a high standard of cleanliness is paramount, but it can be easy to let those standards slip and use less effective… Read more »

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Top 5 Areas in the Workplace that Benefit from Industrial Disinfectant

Our previous article on reducing winter illnesses with industrial disinfectant is winter-specific, and includes plenty of tips and tricks to add to your routine. However, no matter what time of year it is disinfecting should be a regular, integral part of your workplace’s routine. From statistics on the harsh reality of your toilet seat to… Read more »