Tile Floor Cleaning – Floor Finish Coated Tile Procedures, Product and Tools – Residential

Tile Floor Cleaning – Floor Finish Coated Tile Procedures, Product and Tools – Residential

In this article, we will be covering tile floor cleaning in a residential home. The procedures are similar to a commercial building but without the use of power equipment. It is not that a homeowner could not use power equipment for tile floor cleaning; it is the cost that is prohibited. However there is some less expensive alternative power floor cleaning equipment that is designed for home use that will assist in the cleaning...

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Cleaning Laminate Floors – What is a Laminate Floor

Cleaning Laminate Floors – What is a Laminate Floor

In recent years, at least for the past decade, laminate flooring has become popular in both the residential and commercial market.  Initially, it took off in the residential market but the commercial market has discovered it and recognizes it as a viable flooring option that is less costly to purchase and install than other flooring.     A laminate floor by definition is flooring that uses multiple layers of material glued together...

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Cleaning Wood Floors – Sealed Wood Floors

Cleaning Wood Floors – Sealed Wood Floors

No other flooring enhances and enriches a room or facility like the warm luster of a wood floor. One of the most common questions asked regarding cleaning floors is “How do I clean a wood floor?” Cleaning Wood floors is not complicated as long as you adhere to a few basic principles and follow some precautions. There are 4 basic principles to cleaning any surface including floors. We will outline the two most important principles as the...

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Tile Floor Cleaning Machines – Single Disc Floor Machine – Commercial

Tile Floor Cleaning Machines – Single Disc Floor Machine – Commercial

This article addresses the most versatile machines for tile floor cleaning. There are many different types and kinds of floor cleaning machines but this machine has multiple purposes and can perform many functions. It is small enough to get into tight spaces and large enough to cover larger areas. In the commercial market, it is considered a work horse and a must have as part of their power equipment inventory. This machine was one of the...

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Cleaning Floor – A Greener Way to Clean – Hydrogen Peroxide Based Cleaners

Cleaning Floor – A Greener Way to Clean – Hydrogen Peroxide Based Cleaners

The objective to this article is to provide information on cleaning floors with Hydrogen Peroxide based cleaners. This is becoming a growing trend in both the commercial and residential markets.  Whether you are cleaning floors that are traditional tile floors or hard flooring such as ceramic, slate, terrazzo, concrete, etc., Hydrogen Peroxide based floor cleaners do a great job of cleaning and provide the user with a Green product....

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Floor Cleaning Products – Cleaning Product Types – Commercial & Residential

Floor Cleaning Products – Cleaning Product Types – Commercial & Residential

This is a rather large topic but for the purpose of this article, it will cover an overview of the most popular categories of floor cleaning products which include chemicals, tools and supplies. Covering the floor cleaning product types and why they are used. As stated in prior articles, the use of quality floor cleaning products can and most of the time makes the difference in performance and the amount of time it takes to complete the...

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Floor Cleaning Basics for Great Looking Floors

A great appearing floor always starts with cleaning. Whether you’re cleaning commercial or residential floors, good looking floors can be achieved by following some basics. The Basics include knowing the following: What type of floor you are cleaning What type of soil you are trying to clean Using the proper cleaning procedures for the type of floor you are cleaning Using the proper cleaner, equipment and tools   Floor Cleaning...

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Floor Cleaning Services – Basic Types and Where to Find Them

Floor Cleaning Services – Basic Types and Where to Find Them

This article outlines the various types of floor cleaning services for both commercial and residential. A professional floor cleaning service can provide fast dependable results while controlling and/or reducing overall cost. The professional offers many different levels of floor cleaning services. Also covered in this article is an outline of where to find a quality service. It is critical that background checks and references are...

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Marble Floor Cleaning –Crystallization Deep Cleaning Process – Commercial

Marble Floor Cleaning –Crystallization Deep Cleaning Process – Commercial

The goal of this article is to explain the Crystallization Deep Cleaning Process on Marble Floors. It is one way of deep cleaning marble floors but not the only option for deep cleaning marble floors. We selected this topic because it is somewhat of a mystique and a complicated process making it somewhat controversial with some people believing it is a great deep cleaning process while others believe among other obvious negatives, that the...

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Floor Cleaning Machines – Types and Uses

There are many various types of cleaning machines or equipment on the market today for both commercial and residential use.  This is a brief overview of the type, power sources and uses for floor cleaning equipment. For effective cleaning results of any floor or surface, there are four basic and simple principles to follow. Time   Agitation   Chemical    Temperature   Using these four simple principles will allow anyone to end...

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How to Clean Tile Floors – Removing Rust from a Tile Floor

How to Clean Tile Floors – Removing Rust from a Tile Floor

This is an interesting subject and a common problem not only in commercial locations but also in residential homes. However, it is far more prevalent in commercial sites. This is primarily due to the nature of office equipment, displays, gondolas in retail stores, etc. This article addresses why it occurred and how to remove rust from the tile floor. Also listed is the necessary products and supplies to complete the rust removing task. It...

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Clean Hardwood Floors – Hints to Keep Hardwood Floors Looking Good

Clean Hardwood Floors – Hints to Keep Hardwood Floors Looking Good

The information in this article provides some helpful hints to keeping hardwood floors clean, while at the same time providing a simple quick glance on how to clean hardwood floors. It is an easy reference to keeping up with the investment of a hardwood floor but for a more detailed cleaning procedural process; visit a prior article on procedure cleaning of hardwood floors (How to Clean Hardwood Floors – Simple Regular...

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Floor Cleaning Machine – How to Choose the Right Floor Cleaning Machine

Floor Cleaning Machine – How to Choose the Right Floor Cleaning Machine

In a prior article, floor cleaning equipment, we covered the Types, Power Source and Function of the most popular Floor Cleaning Equipment (Floor Cleaning Equipment – Types, Power Source & Function). This article will cover how to select the right floor cleaning machine based on particular cleaning tasks, budget and the size of the facility, available labor source and frequency of cleaning for both commercial and residential...

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Haan fs20 Steam Cleaning Floor Mop – Floor Sanitizer – How it Works

This article addresses what is the Haan fs20 Steam Cleaning Floor Mop (Floor Sanitizer), how it works and the surfaces it cleans. The Haan FS20 unit is designed for Residential use only. We normally do not endorse products but the Haan FS20 Steam cleaning floor mop does exactly what is says it does and is relatively inexpensive when considering the long term use of the fs20 Steam Cleaning Floor Mop makes the cost very reasonable.  The...

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Floor Cleaning Equipment – Types, Power Source & Function

Floor Cleaning Equipment – Types, Power Source & Function

What an incredible topic. There are so many types (Hard Floors & Carpets), sizes, models, etc. of floor cleaning equipment it is hard to know where to start. But, for the purposes of this first article on this subject, the topic will be a list of the most popular types of floor cleaning equipment, their power source and basic function covering equipment for both the commercial and residential markets.  Cleaning equipment is a critical...

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How to Clean Laminate Floors– Cleaning Procedures

How to Clean Laminate Floors– Cleaning Procedures

Laminate flooring is easy to clean and one of the reasons why it is becoming so popular. However, if you remember that there are two common categories of laminate floors…Wood and Vinyl. In this article we will specifically address the proper way of how to clean laminate floors. This article will outline those steps.       Cleaning Laminate Floors – Two Basic Types Wood Laminates – Commercial & Residential   Wood means...

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Best Way to Clean Hardwood Floors – Clean Green

Best Way to Clean Hardwood Floors – Clean Green

This article is dedicated to cleaning hardwood floors using green processes. The myth out in the marketplace for both the commercial and residential market is Green Cleaning is expensive and the overall cost is more costly. The truth of the matter is this thinking is a myth. Today, there are tools, equipment and cleaning products that will provide the customer with the best way to clean hardwood floors…the “Green” way. Combining green...

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Hardwood Floor Cleaning – Water Damage

Hardwood Floor Cleaning – Water Damage

The question of How to clean wood floors is the most frequently asked question about cleaning and more specifically the cleaning of floors.  We have covered in prior articles the Cleaning Hardwood Floors Do’s and Don’ts and How to Clean Hardwood Floors – Simple Regular Cleaning. These articles cover the do’s and don’ts and step by step procedures on how to clean wood floors. Please click on the link to these articles if they...

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Cleaning Tile Floors – Procedures, Product and Tools

Cleaning Tile Floors – Procedures, Product and Tools

Tile floors are a very broad topic but for this article we will be discussing the cleaning of the most common resilient tile floors…Vinyl Composition (VCT), Vinyl, No Wax, and Asphalt Tile. All of these types of tile can be considered the same for daily cleaning of the floor. As stated in prior articles, a great looking floor always starts with proper cleaning and is true for both commercial and residential markets. We will cover both...

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Floor Waxing Polishing & Cleaning – Troubleshooting Hints

  The following Floor Waxing Polishing & Cleaning troubleshooting hints is written with the sole purpose to assist in the resolution of the most common problems, reasons and causes experienced floor finishes/waxes. Hopefully this data and information provides a remedy to the most common floor finish/wax problems at the janitor’s level. If this goal is achieved, it will prevent the problem from escalating to larger and more...

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Wood Floor Cleaning – Procedure Cleaning Steps For Residential

Wood Floor Cleaning – Procedure Cleaning Steps For Residential

The goal of this article is to provide the residential homeowner with a simple and easy step by step process to wood floor cleaning. The procedures are one component part of successful cleaning. Another component is utilizing the best supplies available. The use of quality supplies and materials including a wood floor cleaner will deliver improved performance and accomplish the task quicker. Always remember when cleaning wood floors; always...

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Cleaning Ceramic Tile Floors – Deep Cleaning and New Product Innovation

Cleaning Ceramic Tile Floors – Deep Cleaning and New Product Innovation

The purpose of this article is to provide step by step DEEP cleaning procedures for ceramic tile floors. The deep cleaning aspect is not your routine daily cleaning but a deep scrubbing/cleaning to remove the ground in soil that has penetrated into the pores of the ceramic and grout of the floor. No matter how good you clean your ceramic floors on a daily or routine basis, ground in soil and dirt is bound to get embedded into the pores of...

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Floor Waxing Polishing & Cleaning – Why Use a Floor Finish

Floor Waxing Polishing & Cleaning – Why Use a Floor Finish

Floor finishes is an incredibly large topic and cannot be covered in one article. There are so many variables and aspects of floor coatings but there is one common thread for using a floor finish and the cleaning of floors coated with a floor finish. So, this would be a good place to start on this subject. Why use a floor finish on a floor? Back in the 1970’s, Walter Hackett, the former Director of Research and Development from Purex...

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Cleaning Hardwood Floors Do’s and Don’ts

Cleaning Hardwood Floors Do’s and Don’ts

Hardwood Floors are not only beautiful but also provide a rich, warm and elegant look to both commercial buildings and residential homes. Maintaining any type of floor can be time consuming and costly if maintained incorrectly. Correct maintenance including cleaning hardwoods floors is critical for achieving esthetically pleasing looks but more importantly, it will extend the life of the floor itself and provide a long lasting high...

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How to Clean Hardwood Floors – Simple Regular Cleaning

How to Clean Hardwood Floors – Simple Regular Cleaning

A common misconception regarding the cleaning of hardwood floors is that is difficult and complicated. Actually this myth is nothing further than truth. As long as simple precautions are taken and the utilization of the proper products and tools; the cleaning process is simple, easy and quick. We covered the do’s and don’ts in a prior article cleaning hardwood floors. So we will not go into all of them in this article but for a...

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