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Industrial floor cleaning equipment guide

Keeping the workplace clean is a necessary task in the modern commercial environment and due to gravity the floor is the area that requires most attention. To combat the dirt and grime created by human activity there are a variety of machines to help with the clean up. The vacuum cleaner for example has been around for many years and has many applications in the industrial environment. Used primarily on carpets in the commercial environment it can be used on hard surfaces as well. Large capacity tub machines can be invaluable in industrial facilities having the advantage of a large capacity and an ability to collect both wet and dry residue.

Industrial floor cleaning

Industrial floor cleaning using a vacuum cleaner

Outside of the broom, which still has its place for many of us, the most obvious cleaning machine is the vacuum cleaner. Used primarily on carpets in the commercial environment it can be used on hard surfaces as well. Large capacity tub machines can be invaluable in industrial facilities having the advantage of a large capacity and an ability to collect both wet and dry residue.

Using sweepers for commercial floor cleaning

The floor sweeper is an invaluable tool in the industrial floor clean up operation. By using rotating brushes the dirt is swept from the floor and collected in a receptacle for later disposal. These machines can be pedestrian operated or ride-on depending on the duty required. The controls are usually easy to operate to ensure that the user can work safely and with the minimum of fatigue.

Industrial floor cleaning with a scrubber drier

Scrubber driers are an essential to cleaning in many commercial and industrial workplaces. They operate by using a system of rotating brushes which scrub detergent into the hard surface floor to remove the underlying dirt and grime. As the machine passes over the resultant solution and arrangement of squeegees, and sometimes vacuum, collects it for later disposal. The way this machine operates prevents an area from becoming unnecessarily wet which can be unsightly and dangerous. These machines, like sweepers, can be pedestrian or ride-on and are available in a variety of sizes.

Floor buffers and polishers

We’re seeing a lot of new commercial floor buffing machines and polishers coming on to the market. These are ideal for a range of hard floor types and can cover a lot of floor area quite quickly.

There are a large number of machines to clean industrial sizes and types of floors on the market and in selecting a machine various factors should be taken into account. For instance is it robust, as the industrial environment can take its toll on insubstantial machinery. Is it correctly sized for the job in hand? An oversized machine is a pointless expense and an undersized one, a false economy. Is it easy to use? Well laid out, user friendly controls mean easier operation and therefore a more efficient cleaning process.

It is important when determining what sort of equipment to use, to speak to experts who know their trade and have a wealth of industrial floor cleaning equipment knowledge.

Talk to leading suppliersĀ B&G Cleaning Systems for outstanding advice and value for money floor cleaning equipment.

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