Bona Floor Cleaning – Bona Products

Bona Floor Cleaning – Bona Products

We are excited to discuss this topic because Bona floor cleaning is a popular topic with people interested in floor cleaning and how to clean floors. So the goal of this article is to provide a brief introduction to Bona and a list of the types of products and tools they have available to the marketplace. I believe that at least in the United States Bona would agree that the majority of Bona’s business is derived from the...

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Clean the Floor – Product Selection – Residential

Clean the Floor – Product Selection – Residential

This is a discussion on clean the floor but more specifically the topic in this article addresses and product selection. Product selection for how to clean the floor for the purpose and goal of this discussion is about how to eliminate the duplicate floor cleaning products, systems and tools for the residential homeowners. For our residential homeowners, the question is how many floor cleaning mops, floor cleaning products, how many floor...

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Hoover Floor to Floor Cleaning Solution – Residential

Hoover Floor to Floor Cleaning Solution – Residential

This article is to provide our readers with general information about the Hoover Floor to Floor Cleaning solution and advise our readers that there is a newer version of this product from Hoover. The new product version is Hoover Hard Floor Cleaning detergent.   We will address our own review of the newer version. We decided to test and evaluate the newer version because usually manufacturers’ newer versions of products eventually...

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Floor Cleaning Pad – Foam Cleaning Pads – Commercial & Residential

Floor Cleaning Pad – Foam Cleaning Pads – Commercial & Residential

The following article’s goal is to introduce our readers, both residential and commercial to foam cleaning pads. I am sure most of our readers have heard or used a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser pad. But most commercial end users are not aware that there is a company that markets a foam floor cleaning pad, called ‘That’s Amazing” Floor cleaning Pads. This company also sells foam cleaning hand pads and a Foam Utility pad that is the same...

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Clean Vinyl Floor – Damp Mopping Tips – Residential

Clean Vinyl Floor – Damp Mopping Tips – Residential

When it comes to clean vinyl floor, the key to keeping floors looking great is daily or routine cleaning. This seems to be obvious but so many times, daily or routine cleaning is often overlooked and due to short cuts or lack of time is often not performed on a regular basis. This in itself will result in poor and dirty appearing floors over time. So it is critical that when it comes to clean vinyl floor, that the wet cleaning task is...

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Cleaning Shower Floor – What Product to Use – Residential

Cleaning Shower Floor – What Product to Use – Residential

The goal of this article is to advise our residential readers and visitors relative to cleaning shower floor on what type of cleaner to use. The difference may amaze our readers on the reason why a certain type of cleaning product is required to effectively clean shower floors.   There are many types of floors found in a shower including enamel, porcelain, ceramic, fiberglass, marble, terrazzo, etc. So it stand to reason the average...

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Garage Floor Cleaning – Sweeping Compound – Residential

Garage Floor Cleaning – Sweeping Compound – Residential

Garage floor cleaning is usually considered a difficult task when it comes to household chores. However, this article will provide our readers with another way of garage floor cleaning. It is a dry cleaning with a sweeping compound. When deciding to wet or dry clean a garage floor, the homeowner must decide if the garage floor is really soiled enough to require a wet cleaning with a heavy-duty cleaner degreaser and a lot of manual or...

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How to Clean Vinyl Floor – Microfiber Floor Pads – Commercial

How to Clean Vinyl Floor – Microfiber Floor Pads – Commercial

The goal of this discussion of how to clean vinyl floor is to provide our commercial readers and visitors with an update on a type of floor pad that has been recently launched to the commercial marketplace. Now, we realize that this type of floor pad has been around for a year or so, but with that said; most of the commercial industry is still unaware of it.   The type of floor pad we are referring to is a microfiber floor pad. Now,...

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Clean Floor Grout – Sealing Grout to Keep it Clean – Residential

Clean Floor Grout – Sealing Grout to Keep it Clean – Residential

Almost every home in America and for that matter throughout the world has grout in them. It can be found on the floors which secures various quarried and fired tiles in place. It is beautiful and adds to the overall beauty of the floor. It is also common to have grout on the walls such as back splashes in a kitchen work area or in bathrooms in the tub and showers.   To clean floor grout, it takes some simples steps which we have...

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Mr Clean Floor Cleaner – Mr. Clean Muti-Surface Liquid Cleaner with Febreze

Mr Clean Floor Cleaner – Mr. Clean Muti-Surface Liquid Cleaner with Febreze

This is a product name and brand that has been around for decades and has a strong reputation as an excellent cleaning agent for a residential home. The product name Mr. Clean Floor Cleaner also has a formula designed and built for the commercial end-users. For the purposes of this article, we will be discussing Mr. Clean Floor Cleaner’s specific Mr. Clean Multi-Surfaces Liquid Cleaner with Febreze.   The Mr. Clean floor cleaner of...

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Floor Cleaning System – Only Way to Clean Floors

Floor Cleaning System – Only Way to Clean Floors

This is common questions. Should I use a floor cleaning system to clean my floors? Will using a floor cleaning system achieve my floor cleaning goals? What type of floor cleaning system should be used to clean floors? Etc.   The purpose of this article is to provide our visitors with answers to these questions. More importantly, we will address the importance of using a floor cleaning system to maintain their floors, making it the only...

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Floor Grout Cleaning – Quick & Simple – “That’s Amazing” Cleaning Pads – Residential

Floor Grout Cleaning – Quick & Simple – “That’s Amazing” Cleaning Pads – Residential

Floor grout cleaning is arguably the most common problem area in a home to clean. Most homes have some type of flooring in them that has grout, Furthermore, even grout on walls in shower areas and back splashes of kitchens require regular cleaning in a home. The most common complaint is how difficult it is to remove embedded soil when performing floor grout cleaning.   The goal of this article is to provide our readers with daily...

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Floor Cleaning Mops – Types & Functions – Commercial & Residential

Floor Cleaning Mops – Types & Functions – Commercial & Residential

Floor cleaning mops is a very interesting topic because for many commercial end-users and homeowners can become confused on what type of floor cleaning mops to use. The reason for the conclusion is there are so many choices and selection on the market to choose from.   The goal of this article is address the types and functions of floor cleaning mops. This may seem simple and fairly straight forward but we believe that once you read...

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Green Cleaning Products – Green Cleaning Machines – Part 1 – Commercial

Green Cleaning Products – Green Cleaning Machines – Part 1 – Commercial

The entire world is looking for ways to cleaning a safer way for the environment. It is more than the global warming validity discussion or anyone’s personal agenda. We have recognized that we are all stewards of the Earth and it is the responsibility of everyone and all corporations to leave this Earth in better ecological shape than when we were on it.   This brings us to the goal of this article which is to provide our readers...

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Lysol Floor Cleaning Concentrate – Lysol Clean Flip Sweeper Floor Mop

Lysol Floor Cleaning Concentrate – Lysol Clean Flip Sweeper Floor Mop

Residential floor cleaning has for the last several years has been in a transition stage from traditional mop and buckets or sponge mops to Microfiber floor cleaning mop systems. These microfiber floor mopping systems which are designed for residential homeowner use were designed for dry and wet cleaning floors.   Floor cleaning mops for the home is an interesting discussion because for homeowners the decision on what kind of floor...

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Floor Cleaning Products – Protecting Workers – Commercial

Floor Cleaning Products – Protecting Workers – Commercial

The following article is an important part of floor cleaning and all cleaning of a facility but is seldom discussed and often overlooked as part of a comprehensive floor cleaning and general housekeeping program. The goal of this article is to provide information on how protect workers from possible harm and dangers of improper use of floor cleaning products. It is a simple outline and brief description of the steps to take to assist in...

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Floors Cleaning – Dirty, Soiled or Black Mop Syndrome

Floors Cleaning – Dirty, Soiled or Black Mop Syndrome

This article is dedicated to addressing using a dirty or badly soiled mop for floor cleaning. It will also address a term called Black Mop Syndrome which commonly occurs in healthcare facilities. What should be done to avoid soil mops and why wet mops need to be kept clean when floor cleaning. Failure to keep wet floor mops clean will lead to performance and poor results issues as well as creating a costly mistake. Failure to keep your wet...

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Floor Waxing Polishing & Cleaning – End-User Floor Finish (Wax) Selection Guide

Floor Waxing Polishing & Cleaning – End-User Floor Finish (Wax) Selection Guide

Many times questions are asked from building service contractors also known as janitorial services what is important to the various market sectors they sell their services to. This is also a common question for the sales and marketing staffs of floor waxing polishing & cleaning products. There are certain market sector end-users that look for key characteristics in a floor finish because these characteristics of a floor finish generally...

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Floor Waxing Polishing & Cleaning – Floor Finish, Wax & Polish Guide

Floor Waxing Polishing & Cleaning – Floor Finish, Wax & Polish Guide

There are so many choices when considering the selection of the proper and correct floor finish for a facility. When it comes to floor waxing polishing & cleaning some of those choices can be confusing. For this reason we wanted to provide our readers and visitors with a guide to assist in selecting the correct and proper floor wax polishing & cleaning product system that will deliver the results with the emphasis of eliminating...

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Clean Floors – Cleaning Products Power Fade Out

Clean Floors – Cleaning Products Power Fade Out

Have you ever experienced and wondered why the floor you have been cleaning is not as clean at the end of your cleaning as the area of the floor where you began the cleaning process? The answer is Cleaner Power Fade Out. This discussion will cover the term “Power Fade Out”; this term is more commonly known in the commercial market but it happens to all cleaning products whether it is a commercial grade or residential cleaning product....

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How to Clean Floor Tile Grout – Hydrogen Peroxide – Keep It Looking Great

How to Clean Floor Tile Grout – Hydrogen Peroxide – Keep It Looking Great

With so many residential and commercial buildings using non-resilient flooring like ceramic, marble, stone, etc. that require using grout as part of the flooring, the issue  of cleaning and the question of “How to Clean Floor Tile Grout” is becoming a common question by homeowners and building property managers. Grout is very porous and even if the grout is sealed, eventually the seal wears away leaving the grout as porous as it was...

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Cleaning Ceramic Floor Tile – Steam Mop Cleaning – Residential

Cleaning Ceramic Floor Tile – Steam Mop Cleaning – Residential

Since almost every house has a ceramic floor located somewhere in the home, the question of effective ways of cleaning ceramic floor tile is quite common. Ceramic is a manufactured floor tile that employs baking process in a kiln. Ceramic floor tiles come in three basic types. Glazed Semi-Glazed Unglazed Glazed and Semi-Glazed ceramic tiles are generally easier to clean than unglazed because a silicate coating is applied to ceramic floor...

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Hardwood Floor Cleaning Products – Residential

Hardwood Floor Cleaning Products – Residential

Hardwood floor cleaning is simple and easy when using the proper cleaning supplies and procedures. For the purposes of this article, hardwood floor cleaning products will be outlined and discussed as well as other types of hardwood floor cleaning product types such as supplies and tools. This discussion will cover the most popular categories of hardwood floor cleaning products with an emphasis on the best products to use in a residential...

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Floor Cleaning Tools – Manual Hand Tools – Commercial & Residential

Floor Cleaning Tools – Manual Hand Tools – Commercial & Residential

This topic is interesting because many times the subject of tools often includes cleaning products and machines but for this article, our goal will be to provide our readers with a list of the most common hand tools used to clean floors but also include a description of floor cleaning tools. What is even more fascinating is the same tools used in a residence can be used and found in commercial buildings. The tools discussed in this article...

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Clean Floors – Cleaning Products Power Fade Out – Commercial & Residential

Clean Floors – Cleaning Products Power Fade Out – Commercial & Residential

Have you ever experienced and wondered why the floor you have been cleaning is not as clean at the end of your cleaning as the area of the floor where you began the cleaning process? The answer is Cleaner Power Fade Out. This discussion will cover the term “Power Fade Out”; this term is more commonly known in the commercial market but it happens to all cleaning products whether it is a commercial grade or residential cleaning product....

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Floor Waxing Polishing & Cleaning – How Important is Solids Content

Floor Waxing Polishing & Cleaning – How Important is Solids Content

The measurement of Solids Content of Floor Finishes, Waxes and Polishes from the performance standpoints of durability, consumption, gloss and overall performance has been a point of contention for many years. Non-Volatile Solids Content has been a measurement toll used in top coatings such as floor waxing polishing and cleaning. For the purpose of this article we will be addressing water based floor coatings used on resilient and...

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Floor Cleaning Pads – Product Selection Guide – Commercial

Floor Cleaning Pads – Product Selection Guide – Commercial

This article is designed to provide general information on floor cleaning pads, how to select the correct pad for the correct task and how conventional non-woven floor pads are manufactured. Also discussed in this article are specialty floor pads and a new floor cleaning pad that just hit the commercial market. As stated in prior articles, mechanical action is essential to producing great cleaning results. Floor cleaning pads provide the...

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Floor Cleaning Services – Floor Cleaning Product Testing Process – Commercial

Floor Cleaning Services – Floor Cleaning Product Testing Process – Commercial

Since a successful floor cleaning program requires the correct combination of floor cleaning products, tools, equipment and labor, we will be discussing the process for evaluating the Floor Cleaning Products part for a commercial building owner or floor service company. Later in this article we will be providing an example of the evaluation process for determining the best floor cleaning products to use in your floor cleaning program. This...

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Floor Cleaning Chemicals – Neutral Cleaners – The Way to Clean Floors

Floor Cleaning Chemicals – Neutral Cleaners – The Way to Clean Floors

There has always been a level of uneasiness and perhaps discomfort for the novice or for that matter even professional Janitors, when it comes to selecting the correct floor cleaning chemical. Their discomfort comes with the word “Chemicals”. It is a term that for most people unfamiliar with chemistry; gives them a level of uneasiness. They seem to feel there is some mystique about the word chemical. Nothing is further than the truth....

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Floor Cleaning Supplies – Green Cleaners – Commercial and Residential

Floor Cleaning Supplies – Green Cleaners – Commercial and Residential

There is a huge and fast growing movement for cleaning with “Green Cleaners”. This is true for all cleaning including floor cleaning. There are many myths in the cleaning industry that need to be addressed and exposed as falsehoods. Let’s examine the myths and correct the misconceptions. Green Cleaning is here to stay and it is the correct responsible ways of cleaning that benefit not only the environment but also reduces overall cost...

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Commercial Floor Cleaning – Where & How to Buy Floor Cleaning Supplies

Commercial Floor Cleaning – Where & How to Buy Floor Cleaning Supplies

The purpose of this article is to outline where and how to purchase commercial grade floor cleaning chemicals, machines, tools, supplies, etc.  What makes this an interesting topic is many commercial building and facilities purchase floor cleaning products and supplies that are not necessary to achieving their individual goals and objectives. The cleaning industry is a fragmented business with many options including type of floor cleaning...

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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 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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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 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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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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