How Often Should Commercial Carpeting Be Vacuumed?

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

There are certain questions people have about just how often various surfaces need to be cleaned. For example, when it comes to commercial carpeting in an office space, does it have to be vacuumed every day? That all depends on the company using the facility. Of course, if there is a stipulation in the lease contract that the company maintaining the property is going to vacuum every single evening after normal business hours, and they are not doing it, that will have to be taken up with them directly. As for how often is reasonable, that also...

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How to Ensure Safety When Cleaning Floor Surfaces During Normal Business Hours

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Not every commercial facility has the luxury of closing its doors to clients, customers, or even business professionals at, for example, 5 o’clock in the afternoon. For those commercial facilities that have people coming and going at all hours of the day and night, such as a hospital, keeping the floor surfaces clean can be an overwhelming challenge. Safety is always a top concern. One of the major issues that a lot of these commercial facilities face is how can they keep these floor surfaces looking their best, protecting them for the long...

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The Optimal Combination of Cleaning Solutions and Skill

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Keeping commercial floor surfaces clean doesn’t have to be a complicated endeavor. It requires a bit of know-how, experience, and the right equipment, and it also relies on the right cleaning solutions. Some maintenance personnel rely on solutions as their primary focus. In other words, they look to the strongest cleaning solutions they can find, or the most effective strippers, waxes, and so on, but if they don’t have proper skills, if they don’t have the right equipment, no amount of chemical is going to really make a difference in...

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Why Versatile Floor Cleaning Machines Will Save Time

Posted by on Oct 2, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Floor cleaning machines are an invaluable asset to any commercial facility. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a small office building, a warehouse, a hospital, school, or anything else; with the right floor cleaning machines, they cannot only save time, they can also help protect the floor surfaces, ultimately saving money over time. Versatile machines are even better. For example, a floor cleaning machine that is specifically designed to strip wax from the floors can be a great asset, but that means the maintenance personnel are going to...

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Autumn Steps That’ll Get You Ready for Winter

Posted by on Sep 28, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

You don’t want to think about it, but it’s still coming. Winter. Even if you truly enjoy the winter season, skiing, snowmobiling, ice-skating, and more, when you are responsible for a commercial facility, you know this is going to be a challenge. Every winter commercial facilities experience the struggle. Whether your commercial facility is only for employees or has the general public coming and going at all hours of the day or night, like a hospital, you need to be prepared for the winter months ahead. The snow will start falling soon. We...

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Improve Floor Stripping Times with the Right Tools

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Currently, how long does it take your maintenance personnel to strip and properly clean the floors? If it seems to be taking too long for this all-important task, are they using the right machines? Centaur Floor Machines offers several different options for most commercial facilities. The Rabbit-1 and the Rabbit-3 are two of the most versatile and durable floor stripping machines out there. Not only can these machines to a wonderful job, they are also ergonomically designed to ensure ease-of-use for all personnel. With the right pads, it can...

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Improve Floor Stripping Times with the Right Tools

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Currently, how long does it take your maintenance personnel to strip and properly clean the floors? If it seems to be taking too long for this all-important task, are they using the right machines? Centaur Floor Machines offers several different options for most commercial facilities. The Rabbit-1 and the Rabbit-3 are two of the most versatile and durable floor stripping machines out there. Not only can these machines to a wonderful job, they are also ergonomically designed to ensure ease-of-use for all personnel. With the right pads, it can...

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No One Likes to Think About Winter, but Commercial Floors Deserve the Attention

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

It’s true that most people would prefer year-round summer months, but that doesn’t happen, especially up here, in the north. In the Greater Toronto Area, many commercial facilities have to be extremely concerned about the winter months and the precipitation that comes along with it. After all, with road salts, snow, ice, and so much more getting tracked in constantly, every single day, it can take a significant toll on those floor surfaces. What can be done to protect them? One of the first things is to use walk off mats. A scrape off mat...

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Would You Benefit from the Rabbit-1, 3, or 5 Floor Cleaning Machine?

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

There are many common questions commercial facility managers have when it comes to purchasing new equipment. A new floor cleaning machine can be a considerable investment, and Centaur Floor Machines is one of the leaders in the industry. Many of these machines are still in use, decades later. While other manufacturers have gone cheap with their materials and production, meaning they will have to be replaced relatively quickly, perhaps in a year or two, many of the machines that Centaur Floor Machines produces are still in use today from the...

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Is Carpeting a Major Concern for Your Commercial Facility?

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

When you’re in charge of a commercial facility, you may have a wide range of surfaces. You could have linoleum tile, concrete, polished concrete, granite, ceramic tile, and even carpeting. A lot of attention is placed on stripping, polishing, waxing, and buffing many floor surfaces, but not enough attention gets placed on carpeting. Most people assume that offices are a relatively clean environment. These are men and women in suits. Most of the time they’re sitting at their desk making phone calls or working on the computer. They may go...

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