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Jun 7, 2019

Buff Your Tile Floors Back to Life

Posted by Hadley Poss
As a business owner, property manager, or commercial cleaning company – you understand the importance of a well-maintained and sparkling clean business. This doesn’t just start with eye level cleaning, floors make up a huge part of the overall cleanliness of a business and they are often neglected. Even if you splurge on the best...

Topics: Floor Care

Apr 18, 2019

Removing Pesky Carpet Stains 101

Posted by Hadley Poss
As a commercial cleaning company, I am sure you have seen your fair share of bad carpet stains. Walking in for your regularly scheduled cleaning to find that you have to battle a tough stain can seem daunting.

Topics: Floor Care

Dec 27, 2018

What Should You Know About Floor Buffer Rentals?

I frequently get asked, "Do you rent buffers?" This seems like such a simple question that could be answered “yes” or “no.” But what is a floor buffer? Are you speaking of a floor machine or polisher? Do you mean a conventional speed, burnisher, rotary machine, side to side, scrubber, or high-speed machine? Which machine will work...

Topics: Floor Care

Nov 22, 2018

5 Difficult Carpet Stains and How to Remove Them

Posted by Bob Seibel
Carpeting adds many things to a building. Whether it is retail, commercial, hospitality or residential the carpet adds to the beauty and functionality of the interior. It provides insulation and acoustic dampening to enhance the occupants’ experience. It also presents many challenges on the maintenance side of things.

Topics: Floor Care

Oct 4, 2018

Easy to Maintain Flooring for Commercial Spaces

Posted by Scott Jenkins
There’s a quote you’ll often hear when buying a mattress, shoes, or tires. If you’re unfamiliar, the general idea is that it’s important to invest extra money in buying quality versions of anything that comes in between yourself and the floor. Don’t skimp on quality tires for your car, a good mattress so you can sleep comfortably,...

Topics: Floor Care

Sep 27, 2018

5 Secrets that Make Gum Removal a Breeze

Posted by Wayne Dippold
The Issue: Gum in Carpet The Situation You arrive at your customer’s home as she guides you from room to room during your pre-inspection. Among other issues, she points out gum stuck in the carpet in the kid’s room and several spots downstairs in the playroom. This is her biggest concern as she has guests coming this weekend and is...

Topics: Floor Care, General Cleaning

Aug 30, 2018

6 Priceless Tips That Cut Floor Care Costs

Posted by M + A Matting
The International Sanitary Supply Association states that it costs between $600-$700 to clean one pound of dirt out of a facility. Workplace falls total $11.2 billion annually in worker’s compensation costs for U.S. employers. Let’s discuss several different ways to save money on floor care by using mats and several more to reduce...

Topics: Floor Care

Aug 16, 2018

Top Five Common Floor Finish Questions, ANSWERED

Proper VCT floor care is not just an occupational task, it’s a science. When executed correctly, facilities will experience impressive results. When executed incorrectly, the results can be frustrating and an overall negative for the maintenance staff and facility management.

Topics: Floor Care, General Cleaning

Jul 26, 2018

9 Facts about Floor Mopping That Will Make Your Hair Stand on End

Posted by John Lombardo

Topics: Employees and Labor, Workplace Safety, Floor Care

Jul 12, 2018

9 Quick Floor Cleaning Tips For the Serious Cleaning Professional

Posted by Frank Necela
These 9 Floor Care Tips will help you apply Floor Finish easily and ensure its longevity. When maintained correctly, a VCT floor will have a brilliant luster, slip-resistant properties, and offer the facility a long-term durable flooring solution.

Topics: Floor Care

Jun 21, 2018

Show Me the Money: 9 Essential Carpet Cleaning Supplies

Posted by Wayne Dippold
Carpet cleaning can be lucrative business. Most residential homes and commercial buildings have some type of carpet, matting, or rug. The color varieties, types, and designs seem endless. As with any floor covering or floor surface, carpet requires maintenance to keep it clean, prolong its life, and help with IAQ (indoor air...

Topics: Floor Care

May 31, 2018

Finally, The Answer-What’s the best VCT Floor Finish

Posted by Wayne Dippold
VCT, or Vinyl Composite Tile, is a popular floor covering found in a broad range of commercial buildings. The color varieties, the ease of maintenance, and the low cost make VCT a practical choice. As with any floor covering or floor surface, proper maintenance is crucial. Start by selecting a finish that is designed to hold up to...

Topics: Floor Care