A lot of professional cleaners come into the cleaning business and for all kinds of reasons. Setting up MTA Carpet Cleaning helped owner Terry Aldridge through personal grief. “My wife Mandy passed in 2016,” he tells us. “I was driving HGVs at the time but before that had worked as a cleaner for seven years. When her dad suggested I help manage my loss by doing something different for work, I decided to go back to an occupation I loved.”
Business is literally taking off for Nick Woods at Herts & Essex Carpet Cleaning. If he’s not on site at Stansted Airport or the US military airbase at Mildenhall, he’s up in the clouds over London on the 46th floor of the city’s iconic Leadenhall ‘Cheesegrater’ building.
Tom Sultana's back at the Prochem training academy on another upholstery course after 30 years. Has much changed? “The biggest change is the emphasis on health and safety'” says Tom. “Of course we know more than we did about the subject today.”