Trolley cases, unusual floor types, high heels, low budgets – these are just some of the issues that can add to the challenge of caring for hard floors. Ann Laffeaty asks manufacturers how hard it can be to clean and maintain a hard floor – and why.
Producing a smooth, shiny surface on a hard floor should be easy. There are any number
For heavy duty cleaning of large areas ISAL has launched the ride-on professional sweeper 180DK.
The sweeping system is directly in front of the hopper and there is the option to install a green filter for fine powders. Other features include a Kubota diesel engine, 180 cm cleaning path, central brush with two side brushes and optional water
Kaivac says its AutoVac can clean and maintain floors at a fraction of the cost of an automatic scrubber. This preconfigured unit is part of the OmniFlex Crossover cleaning system and includes a trolley bucket that dispenses fresh cleaning solution directly to floors, a wet/dry vacuum and the AutoVac Add-On Kit.
Other components of the OmniFlex
Diversey Care says the new version of its TASKI Swingo XP scrubber dryer makes cleaning floors simpler and more sustainable thanks to water, chemical and energy savings.
Two models are available. The Swingo XP-R incorporates rotary disk brushes for intensive applications while the XP-M has micro-rotational scrubbers to make it suitable for
Truvox International’s Multiwash machine is now available in a battery version to eliminate the potential trips hazard associated with trailing leads.
It can wash, scrub and dry both hard and soft floor coverings in a single pass, leaving floors ready to walk on in minutes. There is a choice of brushes and it is quiet in operation.
With the introduction of its Tera large ride-on scrubber dryer RCM has incorporated the durability and reliability of the previous Metro model with new features. These include working autonomy, more versions available, stability and traction, better drying, ease of maintenance and ergonomics.
In addition, RCM says, Tera can be customised to suit