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PEHN Christmas Party 2018

70’s Extravaganza Get into your 70’s Disco gear and come celebrate at the PEHN Christmas Party. Thursday 29th November 7.30pm – late Basco Brunswick307 Sydney RoadBrunswick(Enter via Phoenix Street for Red Room function space) Members – $50.00Non-Members – $65.00 Includes finger food and drinks. RSVP: by 19th November Christmas Party Invite 2018Download

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Notice of AGM 2018

The President and committee of P.E.H.N. hereby give notice of the intention to hold the 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING on Monday 26th November 2018 at Crown Towers Boardroom Level 3, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank. Registration starts at 4.30pm and the meeting will commence at 5.00pm sharp.  Light refreshment will be served. …

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Mattress and Bed Maintenance (A.H. Beard)

HOW LONG SHOULD MY BEDS LAST? This is a frequently asked question when we are talking to hotels who are either looking to purchase new beds, or starting to see some negative feedback on their current beds. The short answer is, that like most things, the better quality you buy…

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Common Carpet Stains

Vinegar is the superhero of stain removal (and cleaning in general!). Try these different formulas for homemade carpet cleaners to remove a variety of common stains: Rub light carpet stains with a mixture of 2 tablespoons salt dissolved in 1/2 cup white vinegar. Let the solution dry, then vacuum. Coffee…

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Carpet Stain Removal Guide

Prompt and immediate attention to any spillages or stains is paramount to avoid the penetration of a stain into the carpet fibres. Liquids (particularly hot liquids) must be attended to immediately. If allowed to cool or dry, the stain will be almost impossible to remove. Care must be taken as…

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Bed Bugs Factsheet

Introduction Bed bugs were once a common public health pest worldwide, which declined in incidence through the mid 20th century. Recently however, bed bugs have undergone a dramatic resurgence and worldwide there are reports of increasing numbers of infestations. Australia has also been included in this trend and the Department…

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What is an Executive Housekeeper?

So what exactly do you do? Why did I become a Housekeeper, I ask myself each day It wasn’t for the status and certainly not the pay! When I say I’m an Executive Housekeeper, people ask what does that mean They think I strip and make the beds and give…

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How Your Hotel Soap Can Save Lives

Every year hotels around the world send millions of bars of partially used or discarded soap into overflowing landfill. Five years ago, witnessing the waste in the hospitality industry, CEO and Founder of the charity Soap Aid, Mike Matulick had a vision to change the way hotels treated waste soap…

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