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10-30-2020 08:17 AM
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02-09-2017 09:17 AM
missannienow I only clean homes - only have one small business account and mostly all I do there is clean their very grubby bathrooms.

In homes, my mopping system may not be the most time efficient but it sure does a good job on all types of floors. I had the smile when the person above talked about getting down on hands and knees to do a floor! My knees would not permit this after having both replaced.

My system is I use a Swiffer mop but I do NOT use their nasty wet pads which leave a sticky dull mess. I buy white washcloths at Dollar General ($5 for 6 of them). They hook right onto the Swiffer mop head. I dampen them and spray on whatever cleaner I am using. I mop about a 5 foot square area, and when the washcloth stays white, its clean. With hardwood floors, its trickier because of mopping with the grain. In Florida few houses have more than one story. But when I do stairs, I do them one by one, by hand.

I bought a cheapo steam mop (made by Bissel and Swiffer). It did a great job, but all of them broke after maybe two weeks of moderate use. Bissell replaced one of them for free. I decided they werent worth the hassle. All of them tended to leak steaming hot water right onto ME. Ouch!
11-11-2016 12:02 AM
Charmz I love the Hoover Floor Mated Deluxe FH40160PC with its spinning brushes that can gently scrub on most angles.
11-04-2016 02:36 PM
Zo's Glass Guys For the floors in you house; definitely Shark Sonic Duo.

I know that's already been mentioned though...
10-13-2016 08:31 AM
LarryB [QUOTE=alvinphill;78281]These floor scrubbers are best:
  • Pullman Holt B200752 Gloss Boss Mini Floor Scrubber
  • Hoover FloorMate Deluxe Hard Floor Cleaner
  • Oreck Commercial ORB550MC Orbiter Floor Machine
  • KOBLENZ P 2500 A Floor Cleaning Machine
QUOTE]

I test drove that Oreck yesterday. Buying one today. I was very impressed with how easy it was to handle and its light weight. I don't think it would be appropriate for very large jobs or jobs that have a lot of open floor space because of its size, but for spot cleaning and jobs where you have a lot of small rooms it should work very well.
10-07-2016 07:14 PM
hilli
Used Floor Scrubber

I'm looking to clean a 15,000sf warehouse space on a monthly basis. The floor is mostly polished concrete (some area's not polished). I've looked on ebay and craigslist to see what type of machines are available an the price range is all over the place. I have zero experience with these machines and was hoping someone could shed some light on the basics before I start making phones calls.

How wide of a machine would you recommend?

So far I've seen floor scrubbers from:
Tennant
Windsor
NSS
Clarke
Cleanfreak (new)

I've seen many places using Tennant machines but they seem to be the most expensive. Can anyone recommend a particular brand as being the best bang for the buck? Or maybe a brand which doesn't require much maintainance? Or easy servicing and cheap spare parts?


TIA
09-11-2016 10:53 AM
gregorystreit28 Some scrubbers have 2 brushes some have 1. Is there a diff in the results?
Ans: Yes.
09-11-2016 02:04 AM
maya61 hi
I think it depends on your application if you are going to clean small to medium area with thigh space, a handy walk-behind scrubber is right for you I mean a scrubber with one brush and small tank but for large areas, you definitely need more powerful machines which are known as industrial floor scrubber
09-01-2015 08:14 AM
alvinphill
Floor scrubber

These floor scrubbers are best:
  • Pullman Holt B200752 Gloss Boss Mini Floor Scrubber
  • Hoover FloorMate Deluxe Hard Floor Cleaner
  • Oreck Commercial ORB550MC Orbiter Floor Machine
  • KOBLENZ P 2500 A Floor Cleaning Machine

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09-01-2015 05:16 AM
intan1212 I find alot of useful information here. Many thanks all!!
03-23-2015 02:51 AM
Jeanannesunny Thanks to all member for the square scrubber suggestion. I have handled and give services electric floor scrubbers and so far the Saber Micro 12 is the one that stood out. The type of floor you have and the amount of space you are cleaning can largely determine the right model. Jeananne cleaning services
03-16-2015 07:31 AM
stevewilliams The best floor scrubber will help keep floors clean without damaging them, yet should also be easy to use. The type of floor you have and the amount of space you are cleaning can largely determine the right model.
02-27-2015 09:45 AM
keepitshinysacramento.com I just purchased a Clarke ride-around and love the hell out of it.. did 9000 sq ft on one charge . Holds 25 gallons and you ride around. Can't beat it. They are expensive. Find one used. You will love it.
01-29-2015 09:34 AM
PD_Lape I have handled electric floor scrubbers and so far the Saber Micro 12 is the one that stood out. They are very versatile and are rather easy to work with. I personally rarely do commercial jobs these days so I'm not that updated with newer equipment. I heard the Tennant Model 186 is also good and is cheaper at 2k or so.

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01-29-2015 12:29 AM
Natasha18 Well dear I donít know how to clean the floor. Actually I never tried this at my own. My mother has hired house cleaners and all the cleaning work is done by them. We havenít any issues in their work. Our house cleaners provide best cleaning services.
01-13-2015 04:14 PM
mattjanacone
Good Machine for Cleaning Hardwood Floors

Until I discovered the Shark Sonic Duo Carpet and Hard Floor Cleaner, I was taught cleaning hardwood floors in kitchens the old-fashioned way: like Cinderella. Although this is a very effective way for cleaning hardwood floors in kitchens, it is also very hard on your knees. If you are not wearing knee pads, which I never do, after a while especially tile floors can feel like broken glass on your knees. Ouch! And when you are finished scrubbing the kitchen floor, your knees are red and swollen.

Then I got smarter. I went from cleaning hardwood floors in kitchens on my hands and knees to using a unique mop system. What makes this system so unique is that instead of using a traditional mob head whose hairs only tangle like a bad hair day in the washing machine, I use a 100% cotton hand towel.

I used this unquiet hand towel mop system for years until my mother splurged and bought a floor cleaning machine called the Shark Sonic Duo Carpet and Hard Floor Cleaner for $150 from QVC . I admit. I was skeptical at first. It came with a pad you could not ring out, well, you could if you took the pad off after every few cleaning paths on the floor.

First you feel the cleaning tank bottle on the Shark with cold water and hard floor cleaning solution. The ratio, I believe, is 7:1ó1 part of cleaning solution to every 7 parts of cold water, and the solution for hard floors is green. Then you click the tank upside down or nozzle end down in place. Then you simply attach the green floor pad with Velcro to the bottom of the machine by lifting the light machine and placing the base down on the pad.


The Shark works like an upright vacuum cleaner and a tamper. You start the machine by pulling back on the handle. On the handle shaft is a button that when pressed sprays out cleaning solution in a wide 45-degree angle. You can control the amount of solution you spray on the floor by the amount of pressure you put on the spray button.

I admit. Once the Shark is engaged it is easy to maneuver and control. It seems to float across the floor and really does clean the floor. The base of the handle shaft on the machine also pivots cleaning hard floors, reaching corners and crevices. What I also like about the Shark is that it is not cordless and comes with plenty of cord, probably 20 ft. I highly recommend the Shark Sonic Duo Carpet and Hard Floor Cleaner machine for cleaning hardwood floors.
10-14-2014 08:04 AM
JasonMoe In that case, you could try a Saber or a Tennant, but these cost around $5k. Personally, I've tested a Saber micro, it works great and smooth. It's a pleasure to handle it.
10-10-2014 01:40 PM
bdjanitorial JasonMoe
Thanks for your reply. I am looking for a commercial floor scrubber to do 2000 sq ft to 5000 sq ft. Brad bdjanitorial.com
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