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Where we talk about anything related to floor care and your business. (come back often!)


What is a 12-Gallon Shop Vac and What is it Used For?

If you work in a shop or you use your garage for a lot of work every week, you might be struggling to keep things clean in your workspace. This is where a 12-gallon shop vac can come in handy for your cleaning needs! Keeping up with dust and other kinds of messes related to garage work or ... read more

What is a Floor Scrubber Machine?

While the carpet in your building might be getting daily attention through vacuuming, what have you been doing for the hardwood floors or linoleum that you need to keep clean? It can be tempting to just sweep those surfaces and call it good, but you would be missing a lot of grit and grime by doing ... read more

What is a Concrete Floor Polisher and Why Do You Need One?

If you own an industrial business, you probably have a lot of concrete flooring that needs maintenance at least once a week. This is especially true in garages, warehouses, and other places where concrete flooring can be scuffed and covered in grime through daily work processes. The polished ... read more

How to Choose the Right Commercial Vacuum Cleaner

No matter what kind of business you own, you need to be able to clean up messes and take care of daily maintenance. Having the right cleaning tools to hand is very important to keep your business clean, safe and welcoming to your clients. Picking the right commercial vacuum cleaner can make all the ... read more

What is an Industrial Shop Vac?

Most everyone is familiar with the small shop vacs that you can buy for use in your home or garage. These are the smaller versions of the industrial shop vacs that you can buy for your business. Shop vacuums of any size are intended to handle picking up large objects, to deal with dust, and some ... read more

Risks and Rewards of HIGH-STAKES cleaning…

What would you do if you had $33 MILLION to spend? You could buy 75 of these super-sleek Ferrari GTB's: Or you could buy the world's first ever all-carbon Superyacht cruiser gold luxe exterior: Or... you could have purchased the World's Most Expensive Rug. A rug? Yes, a ... read more

California lovin’

So yesterday, I was on a Zoom call with a guy called Tyler from California. Tyler is in the commercial cleaning business, and he says something to me that people in the industry say to me from time to time. Tyler says he really likes the name "Centaur" and asked how it came about. Since ... read more

What To Know When Choosing a Commercial Wet and Dry Vacuum

Like a floor buffer machine, one of the most important pieces of equipment in a professional cleaner's arsenal is their commercial wet and dry vacuum. It helps keep your workplace clean, makes it easier to deal with spills, and can even make your work go exponentially faster if you're using ... read more