Articles by Stanley Quentin Hulin

The Power of Participation

December 14, 2011
At the Connections Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas this year, a colleague presented me with a book to thank me for helping him with an event earlier in the year.
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The Evolution of Floor Finish: It's Not Just Wax Anymore

October 10, 2011

Floor polishes have changed significantly over the decades, and as they've changed, so too has the floor maintenance industry.
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Type and Cross: Rx for Wood Floors

September 20, 2011
For the last decade, new flooring sales have demonstrated that carpet sales are on the decline, while hard surface flooring is on the rise.
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A Closer Look at Ceramic/Clay Tile

July 13, 2011
Ceramic flooring has been around for thousands of years, as evidenced by the many archeological dig sites around the world. It is one of the most durable of all flooring materials used today.
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Bamboo: Maintaining The Grass That Acts Like Wood

April 12, 2011
Somewhere in the early to mid-1990s, bamboo flooring arrived in the United States and since that time has made a considerable impact in the flooring market.
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Maintaining Wood Flooring Without Sanding

March 10, 2011
The maintenance of wood flooring is significantly different than that of most other flooring materials. The reason for this has mainly to do with the fact that wood is water sensitive as well as abrasion sensitive. 
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Honing Your Stone Floor Maintenance Program

January 7, 2011
When it comes to sheer elegance, you would be hard pressed to find anything to compare with natural stone. It has been used for millennia...
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Walk It Off! The Value of Matting Programs

December 14, 2010
The beginning of winter challenges the floor maintenance technician with unrelenting soil and moisture migration that encroaches into all buildings.
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Don't Let a Bad I.D. Get You into Hot Water

November 1, 2010
Understanding what the product is made of and how it will react to water, chemicals and abrasion is the essence of floor maintenance.
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Hard-Floor Scrubbing: It's Automatic

September 8, 2010
Time was when hard floor maintenance was performed on the hands and knees using a brush, rags, a bucket of water and some soap. Although we may have all used this technique on small areas, it is not what one would want to do in medium or large areas.
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