Floor Care Equipment Multimedia

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* The Importance Of Equipment Training

* Educating Customers On Proper Floor Appearance

* Choosing The Right Equipment To Buy

* Carpet Vs. Hard Floors

* Floor Stripping Frequencies And What’s Needed

* Adapting To Emerging Technology

* Cleaning Up Marble At Home

* Cleaning Polished Concrete Floors In Grocery Stores

* Streamline Cleaning In The Restroom

* Steps in Applying Floor Finish

* Eight Ways To Improve Floor Finishing

* Burn Spots on VCT

* Bowl Acid and Chrome Fixtures

* Waxing Ceramic Tile Floors

* Cleaning An Asbestos Floor In A School

* Choosing The Right Mop Handle

* Tools That Benefit Front-Line Custodians

* Cleaning Products That Improve Productivity

* Know Your Cleaning Fundamentals

* New Cleaning Equipment Boosts Janitor Productivity

* Streamlining Purchasing And Partnering With Distributors

* Hidden Hurdles Of Subcontracting

* Reading The Fine Print On Subcontracting Agreements

* Challenges Facing BSCs And How Distributors Can Help

* Signage To Help Prevent Slips And Falls

* Signage To Help Prevent Slips And Falls

* The Cost Of Slips, Trips and Falls

* The Janitor’s Role In Reducing Slips, Trips And Falls

* Cleaning Tips – Interview Points

* Set Goals For An Outside Trainer

* Be Prepared Before A Hired Trainer Arrives

* Restoring Flooring After Being Damaged

* How To Create Shiny Floors

* HEPA Filtration And Microfiber Will Improve Dust Control

* Foodservice Touchpoints That Need Frequent Sanitizing

* Rinse Floors With A Neutralizer Before Applying Finish

* Using Distributors As Training Resource For Floor Maintenance

* Tools And Supplies Needed For Stripping And Waxing

* First In Bidding A Job - Determine Labor Costs

* Proper Staffing And Training Can Improve Performance

* Analyzing Custodial Work Can Lead To Performance Improvements

* Renting Versus Owning Pressure Washing Equipment

* Safety Suggestions When Using Pressure Washers

* Proper Care and Use of Pressure Washers

* Tips To Cleaning With Pressure Washers

* Manager Mistakes To Avoid - Focusing On Training

* Using Incentives Properly When Motivating Staff

* Developing A Plan To Maintain Tile Floors

* Developing A Plan To Maintain Tile Floors

* Ceramic Tile Sealing Process Concerns

* Using Matting Systems To Improve Cleanliness and Worker Productivity

* Quick Fixes That Destroy Long-Term Productivity

* Helpful Floor Stripping Tips

* Managing An Operations Budget When Adding Staff

* Cleaning Outside Will Benefit Entryways And Hallways

* Vacuum Frequency For An Office Building

* Proper Steps To Cleaning Restrooms

* Restroom Cleaning Tips That Improve Perception

* Back to the Basics: Cleaning A Restroom Correctly

* Restoring Damaged Grout In Restrooms

* Cleaning To Contract Specifications Don't Always Equal Great Results

* Floor Finishing Advice For Aging Surfaces

* Tip To Applying Floor Finish To VCT

* When Not to Apply Floor Finish

* Overcome Challenges To Stripping Old VCT Floors

* Keep Track Of Cleaning Specs

* Avoid Using "As Needed" On Cleaning Contracts

* Benefits Of Communicating With And Monitoring Staff

* Scrubbing Marble Floors

* Picking Equipment And Chemicals For Cleaning Marble Floors

* Post-construction Cleanup Of Marble Floors

* Office Construction Will Increase Cleaning Needs

* Tips To Workloading And Identifying Cleaning Times

* Shifting From High-Gloss To Matte Finish

* Benefits of Encapsulation Cleaning

* The Cost Of Sharing Cleaning Equipment Across Multiple Accounts

* Tips For Purchasing Floor Cleaning Equipment

* How To Tell If Your Cleaning Equipment Is Making You Money

* Running A Cleaning Company Takes Bookkeeping Prowess

* Help With Pricing Granite Floor Care

* Productivity and Profit Margins

* Training Staff To Be Productive And Efficient

* Calculating Floor Care Cleaning Times

* Proper Care of VCT Flooring

* Floor Care Q&A - Tips For Success

* Factors To Choosing The Best Floor Care Chemicals

* Pricing Carpet And Window Cleaning

* Temperature And Agitation Affect Cleaning Effectiveness

* Proper Length And Cleaning For Matting

* What It Takes To Be A Cleaning Consultant

* Teaching Others How To Clean

* Local Cleaning Events Are Cheap And Beneficial Learning Opportunities

* Impact Of Advancements In Floor Equipment

* Evolution Of Buffers, Burnishers And Other Technologies

* Buffers, Burnishers and Other Technologies

* Accurately Describing Cleaning Times

* Find New Cleaning Business With Niche Services

* Don't Weigh Down Cleaning Supervisors With Extraneous Tasks

* Invest In Janitorial Supervisors With Outside Training And Education

* All Positions In A Cleaning Company Affect The Janitorial Staff

* Some Cleaning Chemicals And Floor Equipment Don't Mix

* A Poorly Trained Janitor Can Do Significant Damage

* Developing An Action Plan For Cleaning

* Choosing Chemicals To Clean Sink Stains

* Cleaning And Disinfecting Sink Stains

* Determining A Standard For "Clean"

* Re-pricing A Cleaning Contract

* Coping With Cleaning Market Downturns

* Most Common Janitor Injuries

* Training Tips To Using Equipment

* Training That Targets Worker Strengths And Weaknesses

* Training Workers To Safely Use Equipment

* Training Workers To Safely Use Equipment

* Developing A Safety Training Program

* Oscillating Machines Remove Floor Finish

* Using Automatic Scrubbers To Remove Grit And Soil

* Installing And Maintaining A Proper Matting System

* Training Tips For Restoration Of A Hard Floor

* Training Tips On Proper Use of Autoscrubbers

* Training Tips For Maintaining Hard Floors

* Periodic Cleaning Recommended For Restrooms

* Restoring Granite Floors

* Floor Care Tips For Granite Floors

* Tips To Identify And Remove Soil From Carpet

* Soil's Damage On Floors And Carpets

* Preventing Tracked-In Soil With Proper Matting

* Custodial Math And Determining Cleanable Space And Times

* Steps To Maintaining Equipment

* Steps To Maintaining Equipment

* Developing Equipment Maintenance Check Lists

* Developing Equipment Maintenance Check Lists

* Determining And Using Cleaning Times

* Cleaning Times That Work For You

* Understanding Cleaning Time Standards

* Testing Floors Prior to Cleaning

* How To Treat Streaking and Slippery Floors

* How To Fix and Clean Yellowing Floors

* Supervision, Training and Managing

* Prepping Floors For Finishes And Sealers

* Using Green Floor Care Products Properly

* Advice For Using Water-Based Strippers On Floors

* Tips To Strip And Recoat Hard Floors

* Hard Floor Care Basics - Heavy Regular Maintenance

* The Five Steps of Light Floor Maintenance

* Three Types of Dirt To Clean

* Standardize Cleaning Products and Equipment For Simplicity

* Stripping and Scrubbing Floors in High Traffic Hallways

* Equipping Janitor Carts For Restroom Cleaning

* Servicing Restrooms Safely

* Choosing The Right Floor Mop For The Job

* Narrowing Down And Purchasing The Right Floor Mops

* Floor Care Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid

* Using Improper Cleaning Terms Can Cause Surface Damage

* Cleaning Ceramic and Quarry Tiles

* Rotary Vs. Orbital Machines

* Restroom Cleaning Productivity Tips

* Equipment And Its Effect on ROI

* Refurbishing Ceramic Tile in Restrooms

* Features of a Battery Backpack

* Recharging Strategy for Battery-Powered Equipment

* Is Battery Powered Equipment Faster?

* Cleaning Grout With Steam Vapor

* Combatting Urine Odors In Restrooms

* Restroom Cleaning Systems Save Time

* Clean Two Surfaces With One Machine

* Battery Options For Floor Equipment

* Floor Equipment: Ride Out The Old, Or Buy New?

* Autoscrubbers Getting Smaller

* Consider Value Proposition When Buying Floor Care Equipment

* Why Appearance Matters On A Janitorial Cart

* How Janitorial Carts Help Reduce Waste

* Janitorial Carts Integrate Ergonomics

* Vacuuming Hard Floors

* Cleaning Floors With Only Water

* Day Cleaning Floor Care Equipment

* Efficiencies With Floor Care Equipment

* Good IAQ Starts At the Door

* Restroom Equipment Maintenance

* How To Clean Using A Restroom Machine

* Cleaning With Steam

* Cleaning Restrooms At The Right Dilution

* Cleaning Machines vs. Traditional Methods

* Matting In Food Service

* The Message Is In The Mat

* Matting That Keeps You Going…And Going…

* Mats For Every Occasion

* Matting: Laying The Groundwork Outside Entrances

* Operator Safety For Ride-On Equipment

* Leasing Floor Care Equipment

* Floor Care Machine Maintenance

* Using Autoscrubbers To Clean Gym Floors

* Green Floor Care Equipment

* Minimizing Damage With Touch-Free Fixtures

* Vacuuming for health

* Chemical-Free Surface Cleaning

* Cleaning Floors With Steam Vapor

* Chemical-Free Floor Machines

* Custom Matting

* Safety First

* High-performance Matting Systems

* Winter Floor Care Prevention

* Proper Matting Maintenance

* Steam cleaning

* Battery-powered autoscrubbers

* Quiet floor equipment

* Automatic Floor Machines


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* Wet/Dry World: New Innovations in Vacuums courtesy of ProTeam

* 'Understanding Indoor Air Quality'



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