ACS (Acquaint Consolidated Services)

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ACS Cleaners

20 Faraday Court,
Park Farm Industrial Estate,
Wellingborough,
Northamptonshire,
NN8 6XY

Tel/Fax: 01933 652053
Email: info@acscleaners.com

ABOUT US

Exceptional cleaning results that you won’t want to sweep under the carpet!

ACS has been dedicated to delivering a specialist range of cleaning services to meet all your needs since 1992. Our expertise in commercial cleaning solutions coupled with a passion for customer satisfaction ensures that you can entrust your cleaning requirements to us.

We also care about our environment and are one of the few UK companies exclusively using Microfibre cleaning systems which are eco-friendly and economically effective, providing superior cleaning power without the need for chemicals.

In our quest to meet all your potential cleaning requirements, we also have fully qualified staff licensed to operate access equipment and perform internal and external high-level cleans of any complexity, such as maintaining the cleanliness of CCTV camera lenses.

Phone  For your spotless cleaning solutions, call ACS now on 01933 652053

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Commercial Kitchens

Our specialist services for the leisure and food industry
will leave your premises sparkling clean and fit for business. 

One of the greatest potential causes of fire in catering operations is in the ventilation system. Grease from cooking accumulates on the internal surfaces of the extract ventilation ducting requiring just a spark to set them alight.

Take action to eliminate, or at the very least, minimise fire dangers to buildings and occupants. Save lives.

Restaurant and bar owners, pub landlords and gym managers all benefit from our in depth understanding and advice on health & safety. We guide you through the maze of legislation with regards to health & safety and hygiene and are experts in the cleaning requirements for the hospitality sector.

As well as full consultancy services and training in Food Safety, Hygiene and HACCP systems we carry out deep cleans at your premises and create cleaning programmes that your staff can follow.

Cleaning Programme

We understand how to create a cleaning programme that will work for your business, whether it’s a restaurant or a commercial kitchen of any size. Our Microfibre cleaning systems are eco-friendly and economically effective, providing superior cleaning power whilst keeping the need for chemicals to a minimum.

Your business’ needs are at the heart of all ACS’s cleaning services. That’s why we offer to create bespoke cleaning programmes for the hospitality and leisure sector. From a simple colour coded daily clean, to eliminating the risk of fire from grease contamination in cooker hoods & ducting, we understand how to integrate day-to-day cleaning needs with the correct health & safety requirements to ensure that your team is empowered to maintain and protect your business.

Deep Clean

Our specialist cleaning division provides exceptional deep cleans for cooker hoods and ducting, also providing appropriate certification for these areas (TR19).

All areas of kitchens are within our scope from kitchen worktops, walls, lights and ceilings to carpets and flooring. ACS operatives are trained and certificated to work at height.

A deep clean from ACS will leave your premises dirt-free, hygienic and spotless. Regular deep-cleaning is a health and safety necessity in the hospitality sector. By having all extraction systems certificated as clean and sanitised at regular intervals, this will ensure a positive feedback from your insurance company who will recognise that you are adhering to best practice and taking every precaution to minimise the danger of fire at your premises.

Phone  For your spotless cleaning solutions, call ACS now on 01933 652053

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Industrial

Dust contamination represents a serious health hazard to everybody within the building. Also, excess dust causes a work place fire risk, as it acts as a conduit in the event of a build up of static electricity.

Our specialist industrial cleaning services will enable you to focus on the business of meeting demanding processes and schedules. Whether you are managing a factory, a warehouse, a depot, or any other industrial facility, you will need the experience and help of ACS to keep your site clean and meet health and safety regulations.

Factory Deep Cleans

Industrial deep cleaning is a necessity to keep within health and safety regulations. We will recommend a regular deep clean to suit your business and our deep cleaning service will eliminate all unwanted dirt build-up, particularly in hard-to-reach areas and surfaces. Whether it’s a factory, a warehouse or a distribution centre, our professional staff will have your facilities clean, hygienic and spotless.

High Level Cleaning

l cleaning is a specialist industrial cleaning service and should always be undertaken by a professional contractor. We understand the need to work within stringent health and safety standards and will carry out a full and thorough risk assessment prior to commencing any high level cleaning operation. Our experienced staff can carry out all high level cleaning at a frequency in line with your business needs.

Exterior Cleaning

We recommend and carry out external cladding cleaning not just to enhance the physical appearance of your building but because regular exterior cleaning will increase the building’s lifespan and in turn help reduce on-going costs for you and your business. Although cladding panels to industrial buildings are often anodised, painted or plastic coated we understand that routine cleaning and maintenance will help prevent deterioration and corrosion.

Dust Control

Whether you have a paper mill or a factory, dust contamination represents a serious health hazard to everybody within the building. Also, excess dust causes a work place fire risk, as it acts as a conduit in the event of a build up of static electricity. Our high pressure vacuum system will extract dust efficiently and safely protect your staff and premises from a potentially costly and dangerous hazard.

Phone  For your spotless cleaning solutions, call ACS now on 01933 652053

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Domestic

ACS uses either hot water extraction or the virtually silent Texatherm™ rotary system to clean any type of upholstery or carpet. Both methods use bio-degradable cleaning agents that leave upholstery and carpets hygienically clean, residue-free and dry within an hour.

ACS will tailor our service according to your needs and your budget. So whether it’s a one off spring clean, a moving in/out clean or an oven clean, when you want a professional job, we are there to help.

Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

ACS uses either hot water extraction or the virtually silent Texatherm™ rotary system to clean any type of carpet.

ACS uses either hot water extraction or the virtually silent Texatherm™ rotary system to clean any type of carpet, including low profile and flotex. Both methods use bio-degradable cleaning agents that leave carpets hygienically clean, residue-free and dry within an hour (weather permitting). The Texatherm™ rotary system is particularly effective at killing dust mites that can worsen conditions like asthma, while its integrated anti-static solutions makes it ideal for use in computer rooms. We also use a number of excellent specialist products for the removal of stubborn and difficult stains such as oil, ink, coffee, tea and chewing gum.

Oven Cleaning

Cleaning the oven is one of the most difficult jobs for busy people who have other time pressures, often trying to juggle work commitments with hectic home lives.

ACS’s trained and fully insured staff offer an oven cleaning service that will leave your oven almost as new. No sweating and straining, no scrubbing and scraping, just one sparking clean oven with the minimum of fuss and time for you to enjoy your life!

Spring Clean

Spring cleaning was a term that fitted with bygone eras when the home was given a deep clean. In today’s modern world, there are many reasons and occasions when a deep clean might be required. Bespoke to your individual requirements, the ACS custom designed Deep Clean Service consists of your specifically selected choices. These can include but are not limited to:

  • Moving and cleaning under and behind furniture and rugs

  • Carpet cleaning

  • Curtain removal and cleaning

  • Carefully taking everything off shelves (including book shelves) to clean each item and put back in place

  • Washing walls and ceilings to freshen your home

  • Moving appliances and degreasing under and around them

  • Scrubbing out all appliances and sanitising

  • Chandeliers, lighting fixtures and ceiling fans washed, polished and sparkling clean

Your home will be like new every time! ACS do spring (and summer, autumn, winter…) cleans all year round!

Moving Out Clean

Moving on to pastures new? There is more than enough to do on moving day without scrubbing and cleaning your old house! Let ACS scrub, sanitise, shine and polish.

Or, if you’re putting your house on the market, let us make it spick and span to show the house at its very best and ready to make a sale.

Move In Clean

While you pick paint colours for the décor, ACS will completely deep clean and sanitise every inch of your new home. After all, who wants to move into a previous occupant’s dirt and germs? ACS can simply clean, or work directly with your decorator and/or general contractor to ensure your house move is as smooth  – and clean and tidy – as possible.

Let ACS make this the most pleasant moving experience you’ve ever had!

Post-Construction Cleaning

Removing builder’s dust after a repair, renovation or extension is an investment in your home and your family’s health and happiness. Our experienced cleaning specialists will carefully remove the accumulated builders dust and other debris so you can enjoy your beautiful home in good health.

Natural and Traumatic Deep Cleans

Post crimescene/forensic investigation clean-ups can take place
as soon as the police have completed investigation.

This could involve the removal of iron-oxide used to check for
fingerprints, the disposal of any drug related paraphernalia and
disposal of any hazardous materials (e.g. broken glass).

As forensic cleaners we are trained to sanitise contaminated
areas and remove unpleasant odours, cleaning carpets and
sanitising all surfaces.

ACS Cleaners provide a compassionate, effective deep clean
and decontamination service after a natural or traumatic event
for domestic clients.

In what is already an extremely distressing situation, our highly
trained team will sensitively analyse your needs, explain
thoroughly the required process to meet your individual
circumstance and work quickly to keep distress to a minimum.

Natural and traumatic event clean-up involves the removal,
cleaning and disposal of items that have been contaminated
by body fluids/blood or tissue matter that occurs as a result of accidents or death by either natural or other causes.

This work can be carried out in conjunction with your insurance
loss adjuster

Bio-hazard Cleaning

Phone  For your spotless cleaning solutions, call ACS now on 01933 652053

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Commercial Cleaning

ACS is highly specialised in cleaning and maintaining commercial premises.

Our initial consultation includes an assessment of your cleaning task, any environmental factors that will affect the cleaning operation as well as suggestions for ways to improve existing cleaning systems in the future. Risk Assessments and Method Statements are always available on request. We work closely with you to understand your business and provide flexible cleaning solutions that will meet your needs.

ACS uses either hot water extraction or the virtually silent
Texatherm™ rotary system to clean any type of upholstery or carpet.

Both methods use bio-degradable cleaning agents that leave upholstery
and carpets hygienically clean, residue-free and dry within an hour.

Office Cleaning

Our operatives are highly skilled in a variety of office cleaning tasks from
desks and computer screens to glass partitions and we are dedicated to
ensuring that your staff, visitors and clients are always impressed with
the level of office cleanliness and hygiene.

Furthermore, at ACS we also care about the wider environment and are
one of the few UK companies exclusively using microfibre cleaning
systems which are eco-friendly and economically effective, providing superior cleaning power without excessive use of chemicals.

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Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

ACS uses either hot water extraction or the virtually silent Texatherm™ rotary system to clean any type of carpet.

ACS uses either hot water extraction or the virtually silent Texatherm™ rotary system to clean any type of carpet, including low profile and flotex. Both methods use bio-degradable cleaning agents that leave carpets hygienically clean, residue-free and dry within an hour (weather permitting). The Texatherm™ rotary system is designed to kill dust mites that can worsen conditions like asthma, while its integrated anti-static solutions makes it ideal for use in computer rooms. We also use a number of excellent specialist products for the removal of stubborn and difficult stains such as oil, ink, coffee, tea and chewing gum.

Hygiene Cleaning

At ACS, our goal is to meet your cleaning needs for a safe and comfortable environment.

All cloths and mops are microfibre and strictly colour coded to maintain hygiene standards, for example, red mops and cloths are only used in toilets and washrooms, reducing the danger of cross contamination. This is particularly critical in hospital wards and catering establishments or places where hygiene is of the utmost importance. After each use our mops and cloths are cleaned and sterilised in a hot wash to further ensure hygiene standards.

Window Cleaning

Our Reach and Wash System will deal with your low or high level window cleaning requirements up to 70 feet from the ground, or higher if required as all our operators are access platform trained. What’s more your windows will be sparkling clean and spot-free when dry without the use of chemicals. Our complete window cleaning service always includes your frames and sills as standard. This system will clean atriums, conservatories, solar panels, soffits, commercial cladding and is very effective against general contamination and algae.

Phone  For your spotless cleaning solutions, call ACS now on 01933 652053

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Trauma & Bio-hazard

ACS are fully qualified to carry out trauma scene and bio hazard cleaning, trained and accredited by the National Academy of Crime Scene Cleaners (NACSC). We are fully insured and have all the necessary skills to properly and safely remove, package and dispose of bio-hazardous waste.

Services we offer include hypodermic needle and sharps removal, void property clearance, police cell and vehicle sanitisation, aftermath of crime scenes such as murder and suicide.  We are also able to assist in a clean up involving a natural death where items are contaminated by body fluids.

ACS offer trained and accredited cleaners to give a
thorough and extensive service covering all trauma
and bio-hazard cleans. Our staff are fully trained in
domestic and commercial environments and we also
offer critical incident debriefing and after care as well
as workplace trauma family liaison training.

Squatter Deep Cleans

If you have been the unfortunate victim of squatters,
ACS’s highly trained team will clean up your property
quickly and efficiently removing all waste and detritus
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n accordance with local authority guidelines.

Squatter clean-ups involve the removal and cleaning
of animal & human excrement, hypodermic needle
removal & disposal, body fluids clean-up, rubbish
clearance, sanitising all surfaces, carpet cleaning and
deodorising all rooms. ACS Cleaners are trained to
manage the entire operation with all refuse removed
to either landfill or incineration as per local authority guidelines.

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Post Crimescene/Forensic Investigation Deep Clean

Post crimescene/forensic investigation clean-ups can take place as soon as the police have completed investigation.

This could involve the removal of iron-oxide used to check for fingerprints, the disposal of any drug related paraphernalia and disposal of any hazardous materials (e.g. broken glass).  As forensic cleaners we are trained to sanitise contaminated areas and remove unpleasant odours, cleaning carpets and sanitising all surfaces.

Bio-hazards

Bio-hazards such as body fluids and faeces can carry viruses such as Hepatitis A, B and C, and HIV. The safe decontamination and cleaning of areas that have been soiled by a bio-hazardous incident is vital in order to eliminate the risk of infection from exposure. ACS Cleaners will remove, clean and dispose of items that have been contaminated by body fluids, body parts, blood and chemical spillage.

Accidents and Fatalities at Work

Accidents and fatalities at work require a detailed procedure to detect, disinfect and completely remove all traces of bio-hazardous materials including (but not limited to); blood, body fluids, tissue and bone matter. Although a visual inspection of a trauma scene may reveal a great deal of blood and body fluids, an equal amount will not be seen or easily accessed and must be removed to make the area safe.

Sanitisation of the Workplace

Sanitisation of the workplace is our optimum consideration when dealing with issues of health and safety  from the removal and cleaning of animal & human excrement, hypodermic needle & sharps removal to accident clean-ups, ACS Cleaners are professionally trained to deal with these situations. Sanitisation operations refer to both buildings and vehicles.

Void Property Cleaning

Void property cleaning involves the removal of human and animal excrement, hypodermic needles removal and disposal, body fluid decontamination, rubbish clearance, sanitisation and deodorisation, maggot and insect control.  ACS Cleaners are also qualified to dry out buildings that are suffering from damp.

You can be assured that ACS Cleaners have the experience and professional training behind them necessary to eliminate all potential hazards within a void property.

Critical Incident Debriefing and After Care

What is a Critical Incident?
A Critical Incident can be defined as any event which is outside of the normal experience of an individual or individuals and has the potential to produce a significant reaction in the person directly or indirectly involved. For example witnesses to events, employees, colleagues, clients and/or family members can all be affected and be at risk of experiencing a reaction to this abnormal event.

What is Critical Incident Debriefing?
Critical incidents can have a devastating impact both on individuals, their families and at work, their teams.

Whilst many people are naturally resilient and will recover from a traumatic event without any intervention, some find that a major consequence of a traumatic event is a feeling that order and control in their life has been lost.

The purpose of a debriefing is to help the person or persons affected to understand the event, to understand their reactions to this extraordinary event and then to allow the event to become stored appropriately in their long term memory.

Not all situations or persons will need a debriefing, but for some who, amongst other possible symptoms, continue to have difficulty sleeping, find themselves getting emotional, or perhaps continue having difficulty in concentrating, a debriefing may be helpful and potentially help prevent Post Traumatic Stress.

The Emergency Services have used debriefing for many years to help support their officers and staff. Our critical incident support team are highly experienced and qualified individuals who have worked extensively with the emergency services and the private sector delivering and leading debriefing all over the UK.

What do ACS offer?
Our senior advisor is Richard Jenkins, a former police officer. He is a psychologist, counsellor and clinical hypnotherapist with over 16 years experience of helping people to deal with upset and trauma. He works with families, couples, individuals and children and has current  ‘enhanced CRB clearance’.

Richard works closely with people from all walks of life including members of the emergency services who have been exposed to difficult and traumatic events, working in a cognitive and solution focussed way to help minimise the effects this type of event can have on individuals. He has designed and delivered the training for post ‘critical incident support’ which is in use by many of the emergency services throughout the UK and continues to provide advice and guidance on current best practice to both the public and private sector.

At ACS we offer immediate initial advice on how and when to offer support. We will work with groups or on a one to one basis on site or if that is not possible, at a suitable location. Once the initial shock has subsided we can also offer more long term care through counselling or clinical hypnotherapy using members of our highly qualified and experienced team or provide advice on where and how best to go about getting the necessary support.

Workplace Trauma Family Liaison Manager (WTFLM)

The role of the Police Family Liaison Officer is not a new concept in supporting the families, usually after being a victim of crime, or after a road tragedy.

It is only within the last few years that this role has been examined and applied to the workplace where victims of sudden death need to be supported in times of grief, or to provide support after other workplace or family trauma.

People dying of a sudden or unexpected death can cause numerous problems for the bereaved in both their private and working lives. These problems are compounded by the difficulties in identifying sources of assistance to them.

The role of Workplace Trauma Family Liaison Manger is one of the most demanding and stressful roles which any employee may be asked to perform. The specially trained Workplace Trauma Family Liaison Manager can be placed in the family to ensure that any police or company enquiries are routed through the WTFLM and by definition the WTFLM is likely to see the family at its most vulnerable, experiencing all the aspects of the grieving process and at worst becoming the butt of transferred aggression from family members.

Having recognised the difficulties and problems which are likely to be experienced by the WTFLM, it is necessary to examine what skills the manager has and what skills they need in order to assist any police or Heath and Safety Executive inquiry.

Our WTFLM, Stephen Collier, served for thirty years as a police officer with the Northamptonshire Police. Finishing his time as an operational training officer, Stephen developed training in such areas as Road Death Investigation, Family Liaison and Sobriety Testing (driving impairment whilst under the influence of drugs).

Since retiring in 2005, Stephen set up his own training and development consultancy and deals with a range of clients in both the private and public sectors.

Phone  For your spotless cleaning solutions, call ACS now on 01933 652053