As you search for the best commercial vacuum cleaner for your business, you may be looking for a versatile vacuum that your staff can use throughout your entire facility. One of the biggest concerns when vacuuming is having to manage cords and stay within reach of an outlet. It is time-consuming and frustrating to have to worry about where the next outlet is. To alleviate this problem, operators may opt for a battery operated machine. However, staff is then limited to the life of a battery.
Floor care is complicated, and when you add snow, ice, and salt to the equation, finding the right floor care solution can seem nearly impossible.
Combating the spread of Coronavirus has been the primary focus for businesses this year. Yet, as we enter peak cold & flu season, preventing the spread of germs takes an even higher priority as you work to increase building hygiene and safety.
Commercial carpeting is popular in many facilities because of its ability to hide dirt and soils. Unfortunately, this same quality makes carpet hard to clean, unless you have the right commercial vacuum cleaner.
Whether you are finishing your facility’s floor for the first time or trying to restore the look of your floor, you need to select the right floor finish to keep your floors protected and looking great. Each floor finish is unique and selecting the best one will be based on the needs of your facility. Which Floor Finish is Best for my Floor?
In the midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic, take-out, delivery, and home-meal replacement options have never been more popular. Take-out and delivery skyrocketed when dine-in and social distancing restrictions were put into place at the beginning of the pandemic. However, even now, as restrictions have since loosened, off-premise dining options remain in high demand. In some cases, consumers still don’t feel safe returning to indoor dining, but they desire their favorite meal. They may also want to support their favorite foodservice establishments without having to spend a lot of time inside, so to-go options make this possible. Similarly, cafeterias and dining halls are trying to shorten the length of time students or guests are spending inside and are offering grab-and-go to limit germ spread and the risk of an outbreak. As a result, to-go options have become the norm. In an earlier article, Microwave Safe Containers: A Business’ Guide [VIDEO], we discussed the importance of selecting the right disposable container for to-go meals so that you can ensure your guests have the same experience at home as they would at your establishment. If you’re serving oven-ready hot meals, or dishes you’ll need disposable containers that allow food to be prepared, stored, transported, and reheated via oven, all in the same container.
Hard floors are common in many commercial facilities, requiring weekly and in some cases daily maintenance. Mopping is an age-old floor cleaning technique and is still one of the most common methods to clean commercial hard floors.
When the cord on your equipment doesn’t quite reach the outlet, extension cords offer a way for you to work beyond the equipment’s standard power cord length. Extension cords provide electric power to a device, or in this case, piece of janitorial cleaning equipment when its own power cord does not reach an electrical outlet. Extension cords enable staff to work beyond the machine’s typical reach for improved productivity. Without extension cords, your staff would have to transfer your equipment’s cord to a new outlet more frequently, reducing productivity and increasing overall cleaning times. But if they are not used with the proper precautions, they can be extremely dangerous.
There are hundreds of vacuums available on the market today. Each vacuum is built to tackle unique surface cleaning challenges. The best vacuum for hard floors is different from the best option for carpeted floors. What is the best vacuum for hard floors? In a previous article, we outlined 7 factors you should consider when searching for a commercial vacuum to clean your hard floors. Each of these factors will play a role in the success of your vacuuming procedures on hard floors. Using those factors, we have compiled a list of the 3 best commercial vacuums for hard floors. Traditionally, hard floors were dust mopped or swept with a broom, but as equipment evolves and facility cleanliness becomes a higher focus given the Pandemic, vacuums provide more efficient, healthier, and effective cleaning.