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Swish’s More Than Just Clean Blog is moving!

In order to improve our valued blog visitor and subscriber experience, we’ve moved the Swish Blog to an exciting new platform. Please visit the new Swish Blog at   There you’ll find the same great articles on cleaning innovations, … Continue reading

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Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper to Visit Swish

Today our office in Peterborough will be much busier than usual – Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be visiting our head office and holding a press conference. We are honoured to welcome Prime Minister Harper today and share with him … Continue reading

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Touch-Free Washroom: More than just clean

Washroom cleanliness has significant impact on the perception that visitors and employees have of the organization No doubt you take pride in keeping your facility clean and welcoming to your patrons. The same can be said for the washrooms. Water … Continue reading

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E. coli outbreak reported in 4 provinces: what you should know to reduce the risk of infection

An outbreak of Escherichia coli O157, commonly called E.coli, has been reported earlier this week by the Public Health Agency of Canada. There have been 24 cases of E.coli with a matching genetic fingerprint identified in Alberta (1), Ontario (7), Quebec (14) and Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Outbreak of Cyclospora: what you need to know and how to reduce risk of infection

According to CTV News report earlier today, public health officials are warning about an outbreak of Cyclospora infections in Canada, with several dozen cases under investigation. The illnesses began in May and have been reported mostly in Ontario, with a … Continue reading

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Left-Handed Pressure Washer Anyone?

As part of my Swish orientation, I had the pleasure of meeting with our Equipment Team. This team, very much like other Swish business units, consists of very passionate individuals, with over 150 years of combined knowledge and hands-on experience … Continue reading

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Understanding Disinfection Terminology

Disinfectants play a major role in the professional cleaning industry. They are not only used in healthcare settings, but in schools, offices as well as large and small public facilities. However, unlike other cleaning products, disinfectants have their own terms … Continue reading

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