7 Types of Floor Maintenance Equipment To Know


Floor maintenance is pivotal for establishments. That is why companies hire professional floor cleaners like you to keep their premises clean and tidy. The responsibility on you is immense, and you need the right equipment for the job to assist you in giving your clients the best services. 

Your equipment inventory should contain several different machines from scrubbers and buffers to sweepers and floor polisher machines before you can offer quality services. Listed below are some of these. 

  1. Floor Sweeper

Floor sweepers are just what you need if you are looking for a machine to clean up all the dirt and debris on the floor. These have wider cleaning brushes and a receptacle; the brushes move and collect the debris before passing it to the receptacle when you push the sweeper. Since the machine has an electric motor, it offers a deep clean.

  1. Floor Scrubber

Floor scrubbers are compact and can get into tight spaces, which is one of its USPs. Moreover, this machine is versatile and can clean not just floors but also other surfaces. The best part about this appliance is that it is extremely easy to use, contrary to popular belief. With advanced safety features, you can be assured that you won’t face any accidents while cleaning the floor. 

  1. Floor Buffer

Floor buffers are a great option when you want shiny floors. They lightly clean, buff, and polish floors. These work wonders against hardwood floors and comes in 13″ and 15″ sizes. Buffers come with safety features that allow them to be used on either side of the handle and prevent an accidental switching on and off the machine.

  1. Dual Speed Floor Machine

Are you looking for floor scrubbing or stripping? Dual-speed floor machines are here to your rescue. These can be used on any surface and allow you to scrub nicely against the surface, leaving floors as shiny as new. With a 1.5 horsepower motor, the machine is a beast. The best part is these come in two sizes: 15 and 17 inches, allowing you to choose one according to the room size.

  1. Multi-Surface Floor Scrubber

Need a scrubber that will help your multiple clean surfaces in your client’s house? The multi-surface floor scrubber is just what you need. With a compact and versatile build, you can use the machine on floors and windows, pools, showers, staircases, and washrooms. Being lightweight, they are easy to maneuver by anyone.

  1. Heavy-Duty Floor Scrubber

Some floors are dirtier and muckier than others. The heavy-duty floor scrubber is just the solution to your problem. You can ensure you get an immaculately clean floor with this machine, as it comes with extra-thick and oversized brushes made for heavy-duty scrubbing. This means you can easily clean the dirtiest floors. What’s more? It is battery-operated, meaning you don’t have to struggle with tangling wires.

  1. Baseboard Floor Scrubber

Baseboards are tricky to clean, and the baseboard floor scrubber is here to save the day. These are compactly designed and can reach tight and hard-to-reach spaces like around toilets, corners, and of course, baseboards. With its lightweight and ergonomic design, the machine is easy to use, further enhanced with adjustable handle length and powerful operation.


Like any form of maintenance or cleaning work, floor maintenance needs the right equipment. From floor scrubbers to floor polishers, you need several different tools to ensure each type of floor (carpeted or wooden) gets the perfect cleaning. When you have the right resources at hand, you can keep your clients happy and coming back to you.

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