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THE FUTURE OF FLOOR CARE - cp - April 2017
How Robotic Cleaning Equipment Is Changing The Industry


- news - 4/24/2017
Malish To Exhibit At Pulire Expo In Verona, Italy


WHEN TO REPAIR OR REPLACE EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2017
Knowing The Right Time To Buy New Carpet Equipment
When is it better to repair a machine and when is it more cost-effective to simply replace it?

FLOOR CARE JOINS THE DATA AGE - cp - November 2016
The Benefits Of IoT On Floor Equipment
How Internet of Things–enabled floor machines solve a major problem for one BSC

MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE - hs - August 2016
Maintenance That Extends The Life Of Equipment
Proper upkeep of carpet equipment can extend the life of machines

MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE - hs - August 2016
Routine Extractor Maintenance Protects Equipment


MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE - hs - August 2016
Handling Big Problems With Carpet Equipment


- cp - June 2016
Melamine Foam Pads, Microfiber And Other Alternative Pads


TEN BATTERY MAINTENANCE TIPS - sm - June 2016
Extend Battery Life Of Machines


- cp - April 2016
Commercial Vacuums Are Easier To Fix, Have Lower Repair Costs


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS - hs - May 2016
Maintenance Tips That Extend The Life Of Floor Pads


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS - hs - May 2016
Recommendations For Maintaining Gym Floors


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS - hs - May 2016
Tips To Keeping Polished Concrete Looking Like New


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS - hs - May 2016
The Future Of Floor Pads


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS - hs - May 2016
Comparing Floor Pads And Brushes


SMALL MACHINES, BIG ADVANTAGES - sm - April 2016
Micro Autoscrubbers Provide Alternative For Small Spaces


- sm - April 2016
Micro Scrubbers Are Easier To Use, But Offer Fewer Features


GUIDELINES TO DRYING CARPETS - hs - April 2016
Recommendations For Cleaning And Drying Carpets


GUIDELINES TO DRYING CARPETS - hs - April 2016
Beyond Routine Cleaning: Caring For Over-Saturated Carpets


- cp - February 2016
Pulling Data From Restroom Dispensers, Floor Machines And More


- sm - February 2016
Monitor First Aid Equipment Levels, Expiration Dates, Labels


HIRING ROBOTS TO CLEAN - cp - February 2016
Robotic Cleaners Give BSCs A Leg Up


- cp - February 2016
The Advantages of Robotic Cleaning


QUIET PLEASE - hs - February 2016
Benefits Of Quiet Equipment


QUIET PLEASE - hs - February 2016
Controlling The Noise That Comes From Cleaning


QUIET PLEASE - hs - February 2016
Equipment Maintenance That Controls Cleaning Noise


QUIET PLEASE - hs - February 2016
Scheduling Cleaning Can Reduce Impact On Building Occupants


DIGGING INTO FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING TRENDS - cp - November 2015
How To Choose Floor Care Equipment And Understanding Polished Concrete


- cp - November 2015
Pros And Cons Of Multipurpose Floor Equipment


- cp - November 2015
Caring For Floors With Sustainable Equipment


SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS - hs - October 2015
Tools That Simplify Restroom Cleaning


SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS - hs - October 2015
Barriers To Improving Restroom Cleaning


IN THE MARKET FOR NEW FLOOR EQUIPMENT? - hs - September 2015
Floor Equipment Questions To Ask Before Purchasing


PURCHASING THAT WON’T BREAK THE BANK - hs - September 2015
Benefits Between Buying Or Leasing Equipment


DOWN AND DIRTY: MISUSING EQUIPMENT WASTES MONEY AND ADDS LABOR TIME - cp - August 2015
Proper Janitorial Equipment Maintenance Procedures


- cp - August 2015
Dirtier Jobs Can Necessitate Special Industrial Cleaning Equipment


A LITTLE EXTRA UPKEEP EXTENDS THE LIFE OF EQUIPMENT - cp - June 2015
Carpet, Floor Care Equipment Maintenance Saves Time, Money


- cp - June 2015
Autoscrubber, Buffer and Battery Maintenance Tips


REDUCING INFECTION HAZARDS - hs - May 2015
Protect Workers From Medical Waste


REDUCING INFECTION HAZARDS - hs - May 2015
What Is Considered Medical Waste


MAKING THE ROUNDS WITH FLOOR PADS - hs - May 2015
Exploring New Floor Equipment Options


- cp - April 2015
Diluting With Personal Protective Equipment


ADJUSTING TO NEW SURROUNDINGS - hs - April 2015
Versatility Of Orbital Equipment Includes Carpets


ADJUSTING TO NEW SURROUNDINGS - hs - April 2015
Benefits Of Using Orbital Equipment On Carpets


- sm - April 2015
Carpet Cleaning Equipment Works For Upholstery


- sm - April 2015
Cleaning Grout With A High-Pressure Carpet Extractor


STRIP FLOORS IN LESS TIME AND WITH LESS LABOR - cp - February 2015
Orbital Machines Are Changing Floor Cleaning


- cp - February 2015
New Floor Care Equipment Makes For Happy Employees


- cp - February 2015
Oscillating Machines Strip Floors Fast


CLEAN UP PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEMS - hs - February 2015
Using Ride-On Vacuums To Improve Productivity


CLEAN UP PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEMS - hs - February 2015
Carpet Equipment That Results In Big Savings


CLEAN UP PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEMS - hs - February 2015
Carpet Equipment Accessories That Make Sense


- cp - November 2014
Become Familiar With The Steam Cleaning Equipment


CLEAN LARGE AREAS FASTER WITH STAND-ON MACHINES - cp - November 2014
Stand-on Equipment And Airport Cleaning Make Good Match


- cp - November 2014
Carpet, Hard Floor Cleaning Prove Good Fit For Stand-on Machines


COMBINING CARPET CARE AND EFFICIENCIES - hs - October 2014
Carpet Equipment That Streamlines Frequencies


COMBINING CARPET CARE AND EFFICIENCIES - hs - October 2014
Simplifies Cleaning Processes Using Carpet Equipment


- cp - October 2014
Use Energy-Efficient Equipment


EQUIPMENT THAT MIRRORS THE COMPANY MISSION - hs - October 2014
Benefits Of Ride-on Scrubbers Extend Beyond Cleaning


EQUIPMENT THAT MIRRORS THE COMPANY MISSION - hs - October 2014
Chemical-Free Scrubber Cleans Outdoor Space


EQUIPMENT THAT MIRRORS THE COMPANY MISSION - hs - October 2014
Using Floor Equipment Drives Productivity


BETTER CLEANING IN LESS TIME WITH RESTROOM MACHINES - cp - August 2014
Restroom Cleaning Without Mops And Rags


- cp - August 2014
Restroom Cleaning Equipment Requires Training


- news - 9/12/2014
CASE STUDY: School Improves Productivity And Safety With Floor Equipment


ORBITAL FLOOR MACHINES CAN BE USED FOR INTERIM CARPET CLEANING - cp - August 2014
Interim Carpet Cleaning With Orbital Equipment


- cp - August 2014
Orbital Machines Improve Carpet Appearance


IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS - hs - August 2014
Advancements To Backpack Vacuums Result In Efficiencies


IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS - hs - August 2014
Improving Ergonomics For Backpack Vacuums


IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS - hs - August 2014
Proper Maintenance Of Backpack Vacuums


- sm - August 2014
Orbital Equipment Can Clean A Variety Of Surfaces


- news - 8/26/2014
Step-By-Step Tips To Apply Floor Finish


PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE - hs - June 2014
Developing A Strong Preventative Maintenance Program For Floor Equipment
Doing so can improve departmental productivity, improve sustainability and mean a cleaner facility

PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE - hs - June 2014
Maintenance Tips for Floor Equipment
Why it is important for custodial managers to develop a plan and train staff to properly maintain floor equipment

FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING - cp - June 2014
BSCs Weigh In On One of Their Biggest Investments — Floor Equipment


FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING - cp - April 2014
Buying Floor Machines From Distributors Vs. Direct


FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING - cp - April 2014
Should BSCs Rent or Lease Floor Care Machines?


DIY MAINTENANCE FOR CHEMICAL PROPORTIONERS - cp - April 2014
Preserving the Life of Chemical Proportioner Systems


DIY MAINTENANCE FOR CHEMICAL PROPORTIONERS - cp - April 2014
Tips For Removing Build-up In Chemical Dispensers


DIY MAINTENANCE FOR CHEMICAL PROPORTIONERS - cp - April 2014
Signs A Chemical Dilution Unit Is Malfunctioning


UPCLOSE: CREATING A CHEMICAL CENTRAL COMMAND - sm - April 2014
Locating A Water Source For Chemical Proportioning


UPCLOSE: CREATING A CHEMICAL CENTRAL COMMAND - sm - April 2014
Chemical Stations Appearing in New Construction


UPCLOSE: CREATING A CHEMICAL CENTRAL COMMAND - sm - April 2014
Chemicals To-go: Using Preportioned Packets


VACUUMS: FINDING A PERFECT MATCH - hs - April 2014
Backpack Vacuums That Improve Productivity


VACUUMS: FINDING A PERFECT MATCH - hs - April 2014
Upright Vacuums Boost Indoor Air Quality


VACUUMS: FINDING A PERFECT MATCH - hs - April 2014
Choosing Between Battery Or Corded Vacuums


EIGHT SIDES TO THE STORY - hs - April 2014
Breaking Down The Benefits to Octagonal Floor Pads


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
Discover The Benefits of Day Cleaning


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
The Evolution of Low-decibel Carpet Equipment


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
Energy, Sustainability Initiatives Drive Day Cleaning


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
Carpet Chemical Trends


PROTECTION FROM RESTROOM BACTERIA - hs - April 2014
PPE That Protects Cleaning Workers


UPCLOSE: RIDE ALONG - sm - February 2014
The Evolution of Commercial Floor Machines


UPCLOSE: RIDE ALONG - sm - February 2014
Ease Janitor Fatigue With Ride-on Auto Scrubbers


UPCLOSE: RIDE ALONG - sm - February 2014
Sit or Stand: Choosing Floor Equipment Fit For The Facility


UPCLOSE: RIDE ALONG - sm - February 2014
Taking A Shine To Ride-on Burnishers


WELCOMING POSITIVE IMPRESSIONS - hs - February 2014
Benefits Of Branding Floor Care Equipment


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Avoid Cleaning Downtime With Regular Battery Maintenance


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Flooded Batteries Top AGM, Gel Types


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Cleaning Battery Terminals


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Don't Forget To Water Your Batteries


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Charging Lead Acid Batteries


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Additional Battery Maintenance Tips


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS - hs - February 2014
Cleaning Equipment That Streamlines Processes


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Proper Carpet Care Starts With A Plan


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
What's The Difference Between A Spot and A Stain?


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Maintain The Life Of Carpet With Interim Cleaning


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Minimize Downtime With Effective Carpet Extractor Machines


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Carpet Drying Tools Reduce Resoiling


UPCLOSE: DECODING DUST MOPS - sm - October 2013
Looped-end Vs. Cut-trim Mop Heads


UPCLOSE: DECODING DUST MOPS - sm - October 2013
Industry Moves Toward Microfiber Dust Mops


UPCLOSE: DECODING DUST MOPS - sm - October 2013
Synthetic Dust Mops Last Longer and Are More Durable


UPCLOSE: DECODING DUST MOPS - sm - October 2013
Velcro Mop Backings Expected To Stick Around


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS - sm - September 2013
Increase Value With Multi-Task Floor Machines


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS - sm - September 2013
Floor Equipment Training Matters


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS - sm - September 2013
Floor Care Equipment Buyers Place Ease-of-use Over Price


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS - sm - September 2013
Finding Floor Machines Built To Last


AUTOMATED FLOOR CARE PACKS A BIG BANG FOR YOUR BUCK - hs - August 2013
Features Of Floor Equipment That Impact Purchases


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
How To Spot Green Floor Maintenance Equipment


- cp - August 2013
When Cleaning With Water Only Works — And When It Doesn’t


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
Ride-on Floor Scrubbers Vs. Walk-behind Floor Scrubbers


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
Green Floor Cleaning With Recycling Carpet Extractor Machines


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
Maintenance Tips For Commercial Floor Cleaning Equipment


GREENER PASTURES FOR FLOORS - hs - June 2013
Training Tips For Floor Equipment


GREENER PASTURES FOR FLOORS - hs - June 2013
Floor Care Equipment That Contributes To LEED Certification


2013 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2013
Product And Equipment Purchasing Trends


- news - 6/5/2013
Ten Reasons to Have Carpets Cleaned Year Round


- news - 5/23/2013
Top Ten Mistakes When Stripping Floors


- news - 5/17/2013
Atlas Opens New Offices


TACKLING FLOORS WITH OSCILLATING MACHINES - hs - April 2013
Benefits Of Oscillating Floor Machines


TACKLING FLOORS WITH OSCILLATING MACHINES - hs - April 2013
Increase Productivity With Oscillating Floor Machines


TACKLING FLOORS WITH OSCILLATING MACHINES - hs - April 2013
Scrub Floors Using Less Chemical


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION - hs - April 2013
Proper Carpet Care Starts With Vacuuming


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION - hs - April 2013
Proper Carpet Extraction Methods


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION - hs - April 2013
Greener Options For Carpet Extraction


- news - 4/30/2013
Triple S Appoints New Member Dealers


- cp - February 2013
Investing in a wide-area vacuum may help BSCs retain cleaning frequencies
Using a wide-area vacuum can clean more space, in less time

- sm - February 2013
Cold vs. Hot Water Extractors
Does cold-water carpet extraction match up to hot’s cleaning power?

- news - 2/12/2013
Sani Marc Group Acquires Five-L Equipment Ltd.


- news - 12/13/2012
Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning Issues Addressed


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - November 2012
Multi-Surface Floor Cleaning: The Best Facilities For Combination Machines
Advice on the best facilities in which to use combination floor equipment, and proper cleaning methods for carpet tiles

- sm - September 2012
Strip Floors Less Often
Daily maintenance, matting and chemical-free scrubbing all help reduce the need for floor stripping

- news - 8/6/2012
Keep Floor Care Maintenance Costs Down


- news - 6/5/2012
Survey: Carpet Equipment Warranty Important To Workers


- news - 4/25/2012
Survey Looks at Battery-Powered Cleaning Equipment


- news - 4/24/2012
Alpine Cleaning Equipment Named A Top 100 Women Owned Businesses in Illinois


- news - 4/10/2012
Demand for Efficient Floor Care Equipment Grows as Budgets Tighten


- hs - August 2011
Restroom Cleaning Goes Touch Free
Spray-and-vac restroom cleaning equipment improves cleanliness and efficiencies

- hs - August 2011
Cleaning Restrooms - A New Way Of Thinking
Steam earns audience approval at Seattle Children's Hospital

- hs - August 2011
Improving Cleanliness with Spray-and-Squeegee
Spray-and-squeegee equipment is a touch free option to restroom cleaning

- news - 8/3/2011
Carpet Cleaning Survey Examines Trust


- hs - June 2011
Trending Toward Vacuums
Tackling floor cleaning challenges with vacuums that transition from hard to soft floors with ease

- hs - June 2011
Tackling Floors Challenges
Sweepers that clean both hard and soft flooring have proven beneficial

- news - 5/4/2011
Survey: Lease, Rent or Buy Equipment


- cp - March 2011
Purchasing Floor Machines: Factors To Consider


FEATURES - hs - February 2011
Floor Equipment: Small Machines, Big Advantages
Outlining the benefits of small floor care equipment

UP CLOSE: VACUUMS - sm - January 2011
Vacuums: Easy Riders
Ride-on sweeper vacuums have become efficient units for vacuuming large, carpeted facilities

COVER STORY - sm - January 2011
Fixed Income
With the right pieces in place, equipment repair can be a great profit generator

LETTER TO THE EDITOR - sm - November 2010
Smaller Burnishers Are Popular, Too


WHOLESALERS - sm - June 2010
Wholesalers: Multiple Markets, One Partner
Many distributors are thinking diversification after the recession. Partnering with a wholesaler can help ease the transition

FEATURES - hs - June 2010
Equipment: Four On The Floor
The top four tips for stretching the floor-cleaning equipment dollar

FEATURES - hs - April 2010
Carpet Care: Spotlighting Carpet Extraction
Manufacturers weigh in on proper extraction techniques and emerging trends

FEATURE - hs - August 2009
Carpet Care Certifications
CRI answers the demand for environmental standards in carpet care equipment

FEATURE - hs - June 2009
Floor Equipment: Cost Cutting In A Tough Economy
Comparing the cost of repairs with new purchases and making the most of floor care equipment

FEATURE - hs - April 2009
Carpet Care From Start To Finish
From preparation to drying, end users outline the steps necessary to successfully care for carpets

FEATURE - hs - July 2008
Carpet Equipment: Distributors Tout Low-Moisture Machines
End users can save on labor and chemicals while achieving better aesthetics, healthier facilities and longer carpet lives

FEATURE - hs - June 2008
Floor Care Equipment: The Domino Effect
By stretching labor dollars, autoscrubbers can improve production, quality and the number of projects accomplished

OPERATIONSLOG: RESTROOM CARE - cp - June 2008
Restroom Cleaning: Speeding Up The Process
The number of chemicals carried into a restroom has been reduced, increasing efficiency

FEATURE - hs - April 2008
Carpet Care: Justifying New Equipment
Cleaning managers access the facility and outline the steps necessary to purchasing carpet-care equipment

OPERATIONSLOG: GREEN EQUIPMENT - cp - January 2008
Green Equipment Gives Cleaning Programs A Boost
If you don’t have a vacuum that’s sealed up and has proper filtration, all it’s going to do is blow dust all over the place

NEWSWORTHY - sm - December 2007
OSHA Makes Ruling On Protective Gear


MARKET PULSE - sm - December 2007
Help End Users Save Money With Leasing Programs
Do customers get sticker shock when looking at new equipment? Offer a leasing program to alleviate their immediate financial concerns and still make a sale

MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE - sm - October 2007
Product Selection Critical In A Carpet's Longevity
Pairing carpet chemicals with certain carpet fibers is vital in maintaining and extending the life of a carpet.

OPERATIONSLOG: FLOOR CARE - cp - October 2007
Leasing Floor-care Equipment May Lead To Increased Profits
If the machine is going to be worn out or obsolete in three years, then it doesn’t make sense to pay with cash

CLEANING OPERATIONS: FLOOR CARE EQUIPMENT - hs - June 2007
May The Power Be With You
Understanding the differences between various floor machine power options can make or break a cleaning program

- news - 5/16/2007
Janitorial Equipment and Supplies Demand to Reach $7.6 Billion in 2011


CLEANING OPERATIONS: CARPET CARE EQUIPMENT - hs - April 2007
Carpet Care: Cleaning by the Clock
When time is of the essence, cleaners can benefit from the use of ‘multi-task’ extractors

CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE - cp - January 2007
FLOOR CARE
The Basics Of Robotic Equipment



CLEANING OPERATIONS: CARPET CARE - hs - June 2006
Carpet Cleaning: Deep Cleaning with Carpet Extractors
Industry experts weigh in on the importance of carpet extraction and where technology is going

CLEANING OPERATIONS: FLOOR CARE - hs - November 2005
Floor Care Equipment: How do you justify the big investment in ride-on equipment?
Manufacturers continue to fine-tune ride-on technology. The buying incentives continue to be volume cleaning and labor savings

OPERATIONSLOG - cp - October 2005
Floor Care Equipment: Choosing Battery, Propane or Electric Equipment


RESTROOMS - hs - February 2005
Restroom: Tools That Add Ease to Restroom Cleaning
Managers identify equipment, products and systems that help deliver the best restroom results

OPERATIONS LOG - cp - February 2005
Carpet Equipment Trends
Carpet Care

COVER STORY - hs - October 2004
Manufacturers: Helping Hand
How cleaning managers influence product and equipment development

CLEANING OPERATIONS: FLOOR CARE - hs - July 2004
Floor Care Equipment: Drive Equipment Safety with Precautionary Steps
Ongoing training and mentoring programs for automated floor-care equipment

BUSINESS BUILDER - cp - June 2004
Battery Burnishers: Changing The Power Game