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Caring for the elderly

One third of all deaths in seniors over 65 result from infectious diseases (according to the American Academy of Family Physicians). Though seniors are more susceptible to infection overall, those with dementia or those who are in long-term care may…

Do your colleagues make you sick?

We took this swab from an office last week.  The office looked perfectly clean but the swab tells a very different story.  As you can see there’s mould growth on here and those reds dots are Coliforms – Coliforms are…

How do you set yourself apart from the competition?

75% of people we surveyed said seeing a Certificate of Disinfection on display would reassure them of good hygiene standards.  Who wouldn’t want to be known for having the cleanest possible premises? Microshield issue Certificates of Disinfection after every treatment…

Do you keep your toothbrush in the bathroom?

Your toothbrush is home to more than 100 million bacteria including E. coli and staphylococci (Staph) bacteria. According to researchers, fecal germs are on your toothbrushes too. Where you store your toothbrush in your bathroom is important. In most bathrooms,…

Save your business the cost of sick pay

You could go to these lengths to protect yourself or you could call in Microshield who will disinfect and decontaminate your office from top to bottom. This would keep staff protected from germs, prevent loss of productivity and save you…

Food for thought….

We’re taught from a young age that picking our nose is a disgusting habit. Not only do we think its unhygienic, but having a good rummage could tear our nostrils’ fragile skin, as well as increasing the risk of developing…

Is cleaning alone enough to protect you from risk?

Microshield are delighted to work with forward thinking businesses who understand the importance of good hygiene practice, keeping their customers safe and protecting their business reputation.  Who wouldn’t want that certainty? Anyone can use our disifection service to ensure a…

Are you colonised by MRSA?

Up to 1 in every 3 people are colonised by MRSA bacteria. Like other types of staph bacteria, it’s usually harmless for most healthy people. However, it can cause problems if it’s able to enter the body or it infects…