Why use a Professional Carpet Cleaner?

If you’ve ever experienced a stain in one of your carpets, you probably know how difficult it can be to remove.  There is no shortage of cleaning products on the market, many people choose to clean their carpets themselves.  This works for some, but there are many occasions where hiring a professional carpet cleaner can pay. While you could clean your carpets yourself, very often without specialist skills and equipment, it can be hard to achieve the same results as a cleaning company.   Stains and odors can be near on impossible to remove, and in some cases an amateur can make the problem worse. So why should you use a professional carpet cleaner? What are the benefits? Removing odors With all the cleaning products on the retail market, it can be difficult to remove stubborn odors form your carpets.  You might try to repeatedly scrub the area, only to find that the smell still persists.  Professional carpet cleaners use more specialist equipment, machinery and techniques which may be unavailable to the average person.  They know what methods to use to tackle many types of stains and odors. Extend your carpets lifespan With regular use, all carpets wear and eventually need replacing.  How soon you need to replace your carpets depends on a number of factors. Over time tiny amounts of dirt and debris can build up in your carpets and attaches to the carpet strands.  When someone then walks over those carpets the debris that is attached to the strands rubs with other strands to reduce their strength.  Eventually this leads to a worn and distressed look that without...

Christmas Cleaning Blog 2015

With Christmas quickly approaching no matter what sector you work in it will always be a busy one, with staff taking time off for Christmas and New Year and still having to meet client deadlines with 60% off your staff at home getting merry; it’s tough- we understand! However one thing that can create major obstacles for a business on top off missing half the work force is working in a disorganised, cluttered and dirty work environment because you have had to give little old Mary your cleaner time of at Christmas because she has booked the same 2 weeks off for the past 10 years! If your work environment does not facilitate efficiency at a time when many staff members will be under the most pressure then this could lead to important documents disappearing, accidents and increase stress all round. So I guess it’s up to you to clean each evening? Is it dirtier than you was expecting? Little old Mary is pushing on now and can only do the basics that you can see but that cobweb seems to reach the floor now and it’s down to you to clean it ready for the new office year. Are you aware that a number of studies published in the past have highlighted a link between productivity and a clean work space? This is even more reason why it’s important to remove all the dust bunnies before they take over! When staff members are able to work in a place that is pleasant, tidy and organised they are much more likely to be move motivated and engaged in the...

New carpet cleaning technology has arrived at SEFM Ltd.

**Roll out the red carpet for our new ‘dry clean’ carpet cleaning system** Our new machine is proving to be a big hit with both our commercial and domestic customers. We are pleased to say that our new system uses a wide range of high performance environmentally responsible cleaning products, based on new product concepts and formulas ideally suited for a variety of applications. Best of all you can walk on the carpet almost immediately after...

Night Watch at SEFM

We are delighted to announce a new appointment to our company and want to say a big ‘welcome’ to Karla Rayment who has joined SEFM Ltd as our company evening operations supervisor. Part of her role will involve making sure  our staff  are ok as they carry out their out of hours cleaning at night. All the signs indicate that her own unique skills set will help the company to continue delivering a tailor made cleaning service that has high standards of cleaning and excellent staff/client relationships at its heart. We are confident that Karla will develop this key role within our business, ensuring that all our valued commercial clients receive the service we pride ourselves on delivering. Read her personal story on our team page on this...

End of Tenancy Cleaning

If you are reading this blog you’re probably about to move out of your property soon and are thinking about the dreaded end of tenancy clean. Be careful about using companies that offer cheap cleaning deals as this almost always leads to big headaches and deposit deductions further down the line. Here are our top tips for organising an end of tenancy clean: Check your tenancy agreement to ensure you are absolutely clear about the standard of clean expected and whether carpets need to be cleaned? You don’t want to pay for a re-visit if cleaning is not good enough. Does the price quoted include use of company cleaning equipment and products? Is the company fully insured and do they hold a current public liability insurance certificate? Is the company a professional cleaning company with experience, equipment and trained staff capable of carrying out end of tenancy cleanin?. Does the company have a proven track record showing an ability to work closely with landlords and letting agents especially regarding the check-out process and...

Summer Vacancies – Cleaners in Kent and Evening Operations Supervisor

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO WORK AT SEFM? A fantastic career opportunity has opened up for an Evening Operations Supervisor with our fast growing company, offering great potential for promotion in the future. £8 per hour: 25 HOURS PER WEEK- Van and mobile phone provided. Ring our office for details – we would love to talk to you! 01227710834 ——————————————————————————— **NEWS FLASH** Summer is here Students living and studying in and around Canterbury are leaving town as the academic year finishes! Our specialist teams at SEFM are arriving with their unique touch to clean the hundreds of student properties in readiness for the new term in September. Working around the academic calendar, we will be delivering a professional service to a high finish, specifically designed to meet the standards of some of the biggest names in student property in South East Kent. Can you remember your days at university? We can! We understand that student life is busy and getting everyone to agree to cleaning their rented property can sometimes be tricky. SEFM will be spending the next few months taking away the stress from students and landlords alike – so a busy summer for us here at SEFM. OUR TEAM OF ENGINEERS WILL ALSO BE ON HAND TO TAKE ON ALL THE PROPERTY MAINTENANCE NEEDS...

5 REASONS WHY THE BOSS WILL BENEFIT FROM KENT COMMERCIAL CLEANERS

Do you feel like you spend so much time at work that it feels like a second home? These days a committed work ethic can sometimes mean the workplace environment is not that high on the priority list and everyone just muddles along getting the coffee cups washed and finding spare toilet rolls. As the boss, don’t let the dirt and dust inhibit the concentration, learning and health of your workforce. Let Kent Commercial Cleaners  deliver a regular cleaning service to your premises and we promise you will see 5 benefits from: A safer workplace A less stressful workplace A cleaner workplace A more productive workplace A happier workforce! And the boss may have more time to buy everyone cakes on a Friday! Kent Commercial...

MOVING HOUSE?

Here in the Kent, the property market is as buoyant as ever. Take Canterbury here in Kent for example – over 50,000 people have chosen this beautiful city to live in. If you could be one of these people, Kent Commercial Cleaners can provide you with an excellent move in cleaning service based on a real wealth of experience in this sector, including cleaning those grubby carpets – everyone’s pet hate! So let us take the strain out of your move to Kent. In just one call, you could move in to a sparkling new home without lifting a finger. Kent Commercial...

HONESTLY – HOW HYGIENIC IS YOUR WORKPLACE?

Kent Commercial Cleaners understand that in today’s modern office environments in Kent, a working lunch at your office desk is the norm for most of us. You may be surprised to know that there are often more nasty germs lurking in your keyboard than on the office toilet seat! But don’t worry – we can offer a superior cleaning service in Kent that will ensure that the workplace where you spend so much of time, is always fresh, clean and safe for lunch! Kent Commercial...

SEFM Ltd Charity Day 2015

On Sunday the 10th of May South East Facilities Management will be holding our Family Fun Day for the special care baby unit (SCBU) at Herne Bay Football Club. This event is free entry with lots of family fun throughout the day. All money raised will be put towards our £20,000 target for the special care baby unit at Margate hospital. We look forward to seeing you all. Check out the Facebook page for regular updates.....