You have a commercial facility to take care of. You know that having the best floor cleaning equipment is important, but maybe you don’t know how to find it. After all, few people actually have any need to shop around for heavy-duty floor cleaning equipment, until they become a maintenance or supervisor.
When you’re looking to replace some old, broken down equipment or have a brand new facility and are looking to equip your maintenance personnel with the right tools, here are three tips that can help you not just narrow your focus, but make the best decision for the future of your company or employer.
Tip #1: Leave out cost.
You have a specific budget in place, but that doesn’t mean you should look for the cheapest possible products you can find. You may save money in the short term, but after four, six, or 10 years, having to replace the equipment several times will mean a bad investment from the start.
Don’t think about the cost at first, but think about long-term investments instead.
Tip #2: Find out what’s available.
You may find a commercial floor cleaning equipment manufacturer that seems great on the surface, but don’t limit your search to just them. Shop around. Compare models. Look at customer reviews. Consider longevity of the equipment that particular manufacturer has produced.
Are there other companies still using equipment from this manufacturer from the 80s, 70s, or 60s? Believe it or not, some companies have products manufactured more than 40 years ago still being used today.
Tip #3: Read reviews.
You can learn a lot about a company from the reviews previous customers post. Thanks to the Internet, you can have access to a lot of different reviews. There will certainly be some people who have negative opinions and some who are friends, families, or even employees of a particular company that are leaving five-star reviews.
Look at the averages. Read between the lines. Then you’ll be able to find the right floor cleaning equipment for your commercial facility.