Commercial Cleaning Challenges as Summer Winds Down

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Even though summer is winding down, it’s important to stay atop cleaning schedules for commercial facilities. Whether it’s a hospital, school, factory, warehouse, or some other type of business, it is absolutely essential to make sure the floors continue looking their best and are safe for everyone. There could be a number of challenges, though, for some commercial facilities as summer comes to an end. Getting in last minute vacation time. Many workers save their vacations for summer, and with so many people wanting to head away, some may...

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The Right Orbital Machine Will Make Dry Stripping Smoother

Posted by on Jul 15, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Dry stripping can be an integral part of the process. When your personnel has to do dry stripping on the floors, if they don’t have the right equipment, if it is considerably old, the pads are worn out, or it is uneven due to age and excessive use through the years, it’s going to translate into problems for your commercial floor surfaces. Keep in mind that uneven stripping can cause scalloping of the floor surface. When your floor becomes scalloped, even though your maintenance personnel might not be to blame, but rather it’s the...

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Are Baseboards Really That Important to Keep Clean? You Betcha

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Baseboards may not seem to be all that important, but they are. When you are responsible for a commercial facility, you want to make sure the floors look their best, but if you ignore the baseboards, residue, grime, and other buildup will start to accumulate there. The Rabbit-1, by Centaur Floor Machines, or the Rabbit-3, are great benefits for maintaining baseboards. In fact, many people just assume these machines are for stripping the floors and helping to keep them clean, but when the guard is not down (Rabbbit-3), they can be wonderful...

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Are ‘Natural’ Cleaning Products Really Effective for Commercial Spaces?

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

We hear a lot of talk about natural cleaning solutions and environmentally sound products to help protect the environment. When you’re responsible for a commercial facility, though, you may not have any interest in looking into these products because you assume they are not nearly as effective at keeping those facilities clean. That all depends on the product itself. Really, it all comes down to a number of factors with regard to keeping commercial floor surfaces and other areas clean. All natural cleaning products can actually be highly...

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Spend Time Cleaning Overhead Spaces to Help Maintain Commercial Floor Surfaces

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

How often does your maintenance personnel spend worrying about overhead spaces in your commercial facility? For example, we might be talking about a drop ceiling, ceiling fans, ductwork, especially the kind that can accumulate a considerable amount of dust on top, and more surfaces. Clean the surfaces at least once a month. Depending on the size of the commercial facility, you may need to rely on lifts, tall ladders, or other materials to help your personnel reach these hard to reach areas. Dusting machines, long poles, and other items can...

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Effective Commercial Floor Cleaning Should Always Include Other Spaces

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Keeping a commercial facility clean can take a lot of time, focus, and energy. It’s also going to require many man-hours. While you certainly can focus the vast majority of your resources, time, and energy just on the floors, it’s also important to pay attention to other parts, or spaces, of the facility. Far too often, when you’re so focused on keeping the commercial floor surface of your facility clean, you may overlook the overhead ducts, moldings, drop ceiling, and much more. If you don’t keep all of these surfaces clean, it will...

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Summer Is Often a Great Time for Thorough Cleaning Projects at a Commercial Facility

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Summer is just around the corner and if you’re responsible for a commercial facility, you may be looking ahead to do certain projects. One project that is great to do during the summer, especially if more office employees, tenants, or other clients are focused on vacation time, is to take on serious cleaning projects. One of those cleaning projects is to go over the commercial floor surfaces closely and carefully. Your maintenance department might do a great job throughout the year keeping the commercial floors looking their best, but if...

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Heavy Duty Floor Scrubbers: Are They Overkill for Small Businesses?

Posted by on Jun 7, 2017 in Floor Polishers | 0 comments

You have a small business. Maybe you own a deli or some other food or retail outlet. You may have a fair number of people coming and going throughout the day, and dirt is constantly being tracked in. As such, you may constantly seem like you’re chasing your proverbial tail just to keep things clean. Some small business owners suddenly get the idea that they should look into commercial grad floor scrubbers. After all, the mop and bucket routine wears thin before long and it’s not doing anything to offer benefits. The mop and bucket just...

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A Few Tips That Can Help Your Maintenance Department Get Ceramic Tile to Shine

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Relying on ceramic tile for a commercial floor surface can be a great asset because of the shine. However, they can also pose a number of challenges, including safety, especially when they get wet. Over time, if they are not cleaned properly, they can also have residue buildup that reduces the shine. Here are a few tips that can help your commercial maintenance department restore the shine to those ceramic tiles. Always use gloves and eye protection. This should go without saying, but whenever working with cleaning solutions or other...

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Proper Marble Floor Care Tips for Your Commercial Facility

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

If you want the marble looking like new for as long as possible, maintain a consistent cleaning schedule. Remember, marble is susceptible to scratches from dirt and debris. This is one of the main reasons why it’s so important to focus on regular cleaning schedules. Because small amounts of dirt and other debris will get tracked in every single day, it’s exposing the marble surface to damage over time. One minor scratch may not be noticeable, but over time hundreds and even thousands of scratches will make it almost impossible to restore...

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