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post #1 of Old 04-21-2012, 09:08 PM Thread Starter
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Grout Cleaning With Scrubber?

I've read a lot about people using their truckmount carpet cleaners with spinners for cleaning tile and grout. I clean more high-rise apartment and office carpets, so I just have a portable steam carpet cleaner.

We've been getting more into hard flooring, vct strip & wax, etc, to the point where I want to get an autoscrubber. Could I use one such as the Powr-Flite CAS16 to clean tile & grout effectively?

Here is the link to the one I want to buy.
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post #2 of Old 04-22-2012, 07:14 PM
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I've never used the model you linked below but it seems to me there is a lack of PSI with the pump that's included with the machine.
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Get an auto

If you are dealing with corporate clients with big buildings I think you should get a scrubbing machine as it will save you money and time.
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Get yourself a 175 machine

Forget the auto scrubber. Get yourself a nice 175 machine and a grit brush and pad driver and the necessary pads. It will do much better on Tile and Grout than an auto scrubber.
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The most basic of this equipment is a deck brush with fine bristles. These bristles should be hard enough to clean the dirt stuck in the grout. Hand held power scrubbers are mechanized version of the deck brush and usually comes with a rotary head.
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The most basic of this equipment is a deck brush with fine bristles. These bristles should be hard enough to clean the dirt stuck in the grout. Hand held power scrubbers are mechanized version of the deck brush and usually comes with a rotary head.
Gonna need more than just a deck brush. Grout brush, chems, and shop vac with squeegee attachment in addition to the deck brush is bare minimum, IMO.
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Gonna need more than just a deck brush. Grout brush, chems, and shop vac with squeegee attachment in addition to the deck brush is bare minimum, IMO.
I agree. Any less than that would make a job difficult and less profitable. It would also save you a lot of time and energy so I would really invest on it if you're into commercial cleaning.
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Artificial tile floors are the perfect investment for any household. The materials are the basic foundations for the floors and have to be cleaned to sustain their perfect appeal and have to be long lasting. The basic ground work in keeping the title clean and making them look good is to keep them debris that gather in the grout lines.
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It all depends on how often you'll have to use the machine. I personally think that the one you have chosen is good, but not good enough, if you're going to service big corporate buildings. I would also recommend paying extra attention to the bristles of the machines you buy - they are the part which takes the biggest hit, and they should be good enough. But if they are too hard, this could damage more gentle tiles, so be careful with your choice. We usually use rotary scrubbers to do such things.

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