Articles by Stanley Quentin Hulin
October 10, 2007
Sometimes we forget what floor maintenance is all about. Whether cleaning a commercial facility, a residence or an industrial campus, it all boils down to identifying and controlling soil. Read More
September 18, 2007
The other evening I was attending a social event, conversing with some other guests, when the topic of occupation came up. Read More
August 6, 2007
Until such time as the Star Trek transporter becomes a reality, we are faced with the challenge of getting the service to the customer. Chemicals, equipment, tools, materials and personnel all have to be transported to the service location.
July 12, 2007
Ceramic tile floor coverings, like all flooring, have four different maintenance periods: initial, daily/routine, periodic and restorative. Read More
June 5, 2007
The power of propane-fed floor maintenance equipment is awesome. Its presence in the market has been felt since the late ‘70s, and the impact it has had is phenomenal, especially in the retail and grocery environments. Read More
May 14, 2007
Natural stone flooring has been around for millennia and is not likely to disappear as a flooring material for millennia more. Stone is formed by natural geological processes, and there are literally thousands of different types available. Read More
April 12, 2007
Quality is defined as a general term applicable to any trait or characteristic, whether individual or generic.
March 2, 2007
Many times I have found myself in the precarious position of being pressed by the clock. Small, medium or large jobs, it doesn’t matter; there are time constraints that can hobble your productivity and ultimately cause the inevitable problem of not completing a task before the facility is open to the public.
February 1, 2007
All technicians, whether apprentices or craftsmen, should remember that floor maintenance is not a risk-free occupation.Read More
January 1, 2007
When we think of floor maintenance, we generally think only of the floor itself and the maintenance procedures performed on it. The floor actually consists of the entire system that supports it: the foundation, the subfloor/substrate, the underlayment, the finish flooring and the surface.Read More