Did you know that up to 80% of the waste produced in schools could actually be recycled? A majority of the waste produced in schools isn’t disposed of properly leading to excessive trash and large disposal costs. In many cases, large amounts of paper, food packaging products, commercial cleaning supplies, and other waste that is generated are simply thrown out instead of being recycled or composted. One way to reduce the amount of waste your facility produces is to implement a recycling program.
Floor maintenance procedures of any kind can pose a safety risk to your staff and the people in your building. Risks include slips, falls, chemical exposure, and more. However, if performed correctly, these risks can be greatly reduced or even eliminated. One of the most necessary, yet accident-prone maintenance procedures performed by you and your staff is a strip and wax, also known as a strip and finish. A strip and wax is a restorative floor maintenance procedure that should be performed at least once a year to make sure that your floors are protected and look their best. During a strip and finish, your cleaning team will have to use floor stripping chemicals to remove layers of floor finish from your floors. Then, they will then apply multiple layers of finish to achieve a new clean, shiny floor. This process leaves the floor slippery and requires various cleaning chemicals and equipment.
Is it time to change the floor pad or brush on your auto scrubber? The pad driver or brush on your machine needs to be removed and stored after each use. Pads also need to be changed regularly in order for you to achieve the most effective clean possible. Worn or excessively dirty floor pads need to be removed and changed to avoid pad driver or floor damage. Proper floor pad maintenance will help to reduce the risk of cross-contamination from a dirty pad and eliminate the need for reworks. An auto scrubber might look complex, but installing and removing a floor pad can be done in a few simple steps.
Knowing how to use an auto floor scrubber is key to cleaning commercial hard floors safely and more efficiently. With an automatic floor scrubber, cleaning your commercial hard floors can be done with just one pass. An auto scrubber can be used in place of a mop and bucket to achieve clean, sanitary floors in your facility. You and your cleaning staff should know how to use the machine correctly to get the best cleaning outcomes and avoid any damage to your floor and equipment.
Keeping your auto scrubber in peak condition will make sure that your team is able to clean your floors thoroughly and efficiently throughout the year.
Choosing the right commercial floor finish for your facility is essential to achieving your desired facility appearance.
Have you noticed that your auto scrubber isn’t leaving your floors clean and dry after use? You may need to check your auto scrubber’s squeegee blades. The squeegee blade on an auto scrubber is used to collect water and cleaning solution from your commercial floors. When your auto scrubber squeegee blade is functioning correctly, your floors will be left clean and dry after one pass. However, if your auto scrubber squeegee blade has been installed incorrectly or has damage from wear and tear, it can leave water and solution behind on your floors. Any remaining water or leftover solution can increase the risk of slips and falls, putting the people in your building at risk. If you see your squeegee blade isn’t properly collecting so
You can choose between a traditional disc or an orbital scrubber when choosing an automatic floor scrubber for your facility.
Floor pads that are used on commercial floor cleaning machines have a limited life expectancy. When floor pads aren’t changed when necessary, it can lead to damage on your hard floors and equipment as well as reduced worker productivity. Damaged floors and equipment not only lead to costly reworks but unnecessary repairs and machine downtime.