Choosing the best commercial floor scrubbers requires you to consider the machine’s size, power input, design type, and intended floor application.
Commercial floor scrubbers are available in number of different sizes. Before purchasing, the business owner needs to calculate the largest and smallest floor dimensions that he or she cleans for various clienteles; the new machine must be large enough to rapidly clean client’s large floor, but small enough to be able to access the more compact floors for other customers. In general, larger commercial floor scrubbers are more expensive than smaller versions.
When choosing the best commercial floor scrubbers, business owners should also evaluate the various flooring materials that they service on frequent basis.
Some commercial floor scrubbers are more powerful than others, which can cause fragile floor type to become damaged, such as antique hardwood floors. Clientele with fragile flooring should be serviced with smaller and less powerful machine. Industrial floors, such as in manufacturing or warehouse environments, can handle the most powerful scrubbers for the best cleaning.
These machines are powered by propane, electricity, or battery. Both propane and battery-powered commercial floor scrubbers have the benefit of being cordless; but, the propane will need to be refilled periodically and the battery will need replacement after frequent use. Electrically-powered commercial floor scrubbers maintain constant power supply as long as they are plugged into wall outlet. Users will need to be cautious, however, about the cord’s length and possible entanglement with the machine during operation.
Commercial floor scrubbers are available as walk-behind versions or riding types. The walk-behind models are pushed forward by an operator, although the machine does most of the forward propelling action. These scrubbers are normally smaller models than the riding types. Large scrubber models tend to require the operator to ride on the machine. This type is meant for large flooring jobs, especially since the equipment is very expensive in this size range.