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Hard Floor Maintenance
Have you noticed there isn’t as much carpet in homes today as there used to be? The home I owned in the mid 1980’s had 100% of the floor covered in carpet – yes, even the kitchen and bathrooms!
Tile often requires regular sweeping, vacuuming and damp mopping to maintain a like-new appearance.
Although I had worked with the floor crew of a local school for summer work my sophomore year of high school, my first real encounter with floor training came in boot camp.
With the right equipment and chemical, tile and grout cleaning can be very effective and profitable.
Whether you’re a startup company looking to get into the floor maintenance business or a well-established company looking to expand your offerings, the cost of floor maintenance equipment can be overwhelming.
Just Ask Jess: How Can I Tell the Difference Between a Man-Made Ceramic Floor and Natural Stone Floor?
There are several quick tests you can perform to determine the type of hard flooring material you have.
Every time you can say “yes” to a customer’s requests for additional services, you increase your profit potential and reinforce a relationship that virtually guarantees repeat business, because you become more valuable to them.
Haugland Bros. Carpet and Wood Care (Naperville, IL) can do two things for your deck: protect your investment in wood and transform an ugly, dirty deck into a neighborhood masterpiece.
Floor maintenance technician? Carpet cleaner? Pressurized hard surface extraction tools cover both vocations.
Polishing concrete is an increasingly requested procedure, and as with any other new add-on, there are many elements that must be considered before simply jumping into the business.
The International Surface Event East will bring your most successful industry trade shows to the East Coast.Read More