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Vacuum Filters 101 – What Every Professional Cleaner Should Know

Here are some important things to consider when thinking about selecting and caring for vacuum filters.  Why are vacuum filters so important? Filters are a critical component of a vacuum system. Together, with a good motor and effective seals, good filtration is essential to the performance of a ... read more

How To Restore & Prepare Concrete Floors

Here are some important things to consider and keep in mind when restoring and preparing concrete floors: Typically, customers will want their concrete flooring restored when it starts looking dull, scratched up, and worn out. When taking on a concrete floor polishing job, the 3 most important ... read more

What You Need To Know About ASTRO Diamond Pads

Here are some important things to consider and keep in mind when using ASTRO Diamond Pads: ASTRO diamond pads are high-quality buffing pads that are infused with tiny diamonds so they become more abrasive and allow you to clean a floor mechanically, without using harsh chemicals or cleaning agents. ... read more

Baseboard Cleaning 101: How to Use The Scrub Jay

What is The Scrub Jay? The Scrub Jay is Centaur’s baseboard cleaning innovation that lets you clean, scrub and strip baseboards in 90% to 96% less time. How Is the Scrub Jay Designed to Work? The Scrub Jay works in FIVE different ways as follows: Using blue pads on the Scrub Jay, you can use ... read more

With an Integrated SplashGuard You…

REDUCE TIME and WORK spent on each job AND… INCREASE your profit margins, as well. Here’s why: What is the SplashGuard? The SplashGuard is a device that you find on every Centaur machine like the Rabbit-1, the Rabbit-3, and the Stonechat.  The SplashGuard, like its name suggests, is ... read more

How To Use Weights To Get Jobs Completed In LESS Time

Remember the days when small 5 to 7 year old kids were part of your floor care “crew”? You know… when you’d take your kid to a floor stripping job and get her (or him) to sit on your floor machine to “weigh-down” the machine? It was more fun for the kids than anything else. ... read more

SIMPLE invention that will change how you clean floors

There have been some great inventions that changed the world. The wheel. The compass. Automobiles. Concrete. The telephone. Railways. Airplanes. The Internet. Etc. But if you’re in the floor care / cleaning business or your job is to maintain floors… This one invention will mean more to ... read more

Carpet Cleaning Tools Every Commercial Cleaner Should Consider

When cleaning commercial carpets, the first question to ask yourself is: How much time do you have, and how much money do you want to spend? That’s because each method of carpet cleaning requires specific equipment and tools, uses different processes and can take different amounts of time to ... read more

The Top 6 Vacuum Tools Every Professional Cleaner Should Consider

We often find that commercial cleaners tend to use one, maybe two tools on their vacuum cleaners to do every job. And while that is efficient, in some ways, the reality is that there are a variety of tools available for different types of work. Using the right tool for the right job is not only ... read more