Benefits of good Housekeeping Practices

Effective housekeeping results in: reduced handling to ease the flow of materials fewer tripping and slipping incidents in clutter-free and spill-free work areas decreased fire hazards lower worker exposures to hazardous products (e.g. dusts) better control of tools and materials, including inventory and supplies more efficient equipment cleanup and maintenance better hygienic conditions leading to…

Housekeeping in the hotel industry: Trends & opportunities

The housekeeping department is vital for the overall success of a hotel as it not only enhances each and every element of the hotels ‘face’ but is also the highest revenue generator. With advancements in technology and modernisation, the face of housekeeping has changed and is no more considered to be a back-of-the-house department of…

TYPES OF FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

ROUND The fundamental concept about this arrangement is that this design looks the same no matter from which direction it is viewed. Namely regardless of the angle (from front, side or back side), it looks same in its appearance. The view from the top should be round. And it is basically symmetrical arrangement.  HORIZONTAL The…

COVID-19 CLEANING OPERATIONAL POLICY AT STAR HOTELS.

PART-01 HOTEL ENTRANCES AND PUBLIC AREAS• Social distancing applies everywhere including public areas and outside entrances.• To support the Government’s essential emergency measures we are required to monitor the number of people entering our premises and using our lobby to ensure social distancing rules are observed.• Please help us by respecting social distancing and keep…

BLOSSOM – 2020

General guidelines for flower arrangement Team shall consist of two members only. Participants will be given two hours to show their creativity. No ready or semi finished arrangements are allowed No mobile or internet means would be allowed. Each team can select a theme for the arrangement

Squeegee

A squeegee  is a tool with a flat, smooth rubber blade, used to remove or control the flow of liquid on a flat surface.

Par Stock

A par is a minimum stock of linen or uniform required to meet the daily demands of a hotel so as to ensure a smooth circulation. To prevent overstocking and thereby avoid chances of spoilage during storage space problems, etc. To ensure proper supply at all times.

Terrarium

A terrarium (plural: terraria or terrariums) is usually a sealable glass container containing soil and plants, and can be opened for maintenance to access the plants inside. However, terraria can also be open to the atmosphere rather than being sealed. Terraria are often kept as decorative or ornamental items. Closed terraria create a unique environment…

Chemicals used in daily housekeeping operations

CLEANING AGENTS LIST – R1 to R9 TASKI R1 / Diversey R1 Cleaning and Sanitising of Bathroom / Toilet surfaces TASKI R2 / Diversey R2 All-purpose cleaning agent / Hygienic Hard Surface Cleaner TASKI R3 / Diversey R3 For Cleaning Glass and Mirror Cleaner TASKI R4 / Diversey R4 For Furniture Polish and Cleaning / Furniture…