* Cleanzine_logo_3a.jpgCleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 24th May 2017 Issue no. 774

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Public toilet pet peeves

* washroom.jpgWe now often get charged a fairly hefty price to even get into the loo in a public place, so is it wrong to expect cleaner, fresher cubicles? While some people will accept poor standards despite having parted with 50p to do something our bodies are naturally programmed to do, others are naturally demanding accessible, clean and well-stocked toilets.

"We'd always ensure our luxury toilets are kept in pristine condition so we certainly know what we should be expecting to see when we spend a penny in a public toilet!" argues James Brockbank, of luxury mobile toilet hire organisation Event Washrooms, which has recently surveyed 2,000 members of the British public and asked: "What is your number one pet peeve when using public toilets?"

* Topping the list is having no toilet paper left when getting into a cubicle, with 30% of people choosing this as their number one pet peeve. Not surprisingly, women complained most about this.
* Coming up a close second with 25% is a wet seat. It seems too many people aren't cleaning up their sprinkle after a tinkle!
* Making it into the top three, a dirty bowl - with 19% not too happy with other people's mess! And the main culprits? Men complained most about this one.
* Of course not everyone is perfect, but it seem many people are forgetting one of the golden rules of visiting the toilet... Quite shockingly 15% of people complained about others not washing their hands after visiting the loo!
* Next in line? Other people talking, with 3% of people not happy to make conversation whilst waiting to go... Funnily enough, men are more bothered by this, with women choosing this as their least annoying thing about public toilets.
* Coming in at the bottom of the list, all with 3%, is queue jumpers, people using their phones and having to wait to use the hand dryer.

T: 0800 2800 247
E: info@eventwashrooms.co.uk
W: www.eventwashrooms.co.uk

5th November 2015




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