6 Common Handwashing Mistakes

March 29, 2018

How are people washing their hands incorrectly and what can public restrooms do to encourage better habits? If asked, most people will say they wash their hands after using public restrooms.  There are many who make the effort, but not everyone does this properly. In 2009, a study was conducted in the United Kingdom by tracking entry and soap use in men’s and women’s rooms.  Only 65% of women and…


How to Choose Between Fragrances and Fragrance-Free

March 23, 2018

When facilities choose a fragrance-free option to prevent odor, they are selecting an option that is just as effective as one with fragrance. What matters is that the air care system is one that neutralizes odor instead of simply providing a mask to cover it up. Every building and its occupants are different, so some will require a fragrance-free solution while others will fair better with scents. In the end,…


Bed Bugs 101

March 16, 2018

No one wants to find a family of tiny bugs, roughly the size of apple seeds, in his/her bed. Unfortunately, bed bug infestations have been on the rise since about 2000. One of the reasons for this sudden uptick is the increase in air travel that started in the 1980s; these bugs began to move more as humans did. Now, as there are no signs of travel slowing down and…


International Women’s Day and Citron Hygiene

March 9, 2018

International Women’s Day was first recognized in 1909, with the first annual celebration happening in 1911. It was initially created when women were rallying for the right to vote, hold public office, and gain employment rights equal to men. Since then, it has evolved into a world holiday that highlights the achievements of women throughout history and today, while also bringing attention to current issues. Citron Hygiene supports women in…


3 Key Factors to Consider for Warewashing Machines

March 6, 2018

Kitchen staff work tirelessly to ensure that there are always clean dishes, utensils, and glasses available. Without these, the dinner rush would be impossible. One way that restaurant managers and owners, and anyone else who oversees a foodservice operation, can ensure that this vital aspect of the business is always being performed efficiently is by having a good warewashing machine in place. When selecting one, there are a few major…