Wet mopping – choosing the right mop head fiber construction,
mop handle, mop bucket and cleaning product.
When to double mop a floor, how to reduce deplying, sources of slips
and falls, determining proper moisture levels, 18 steps to improved floor mopping, flat mop selection.
guide: 7 causes and corrections for dull floors, 6 causes and corrections for streaked floors, and 3 causes and corrections
for slippery floors.
Understanding common floor types: VCT, VAT, Sheet vinyl,
Linoleum, Terrazzo, Glazed and Unglazed Ceramic, Brick, Mexican Tile, Concrete, Marble, Slate, Granite, Wood, Rubber and Laminate.
and Buffing – basic procedures, pad selection, pad drivers,
work objectives, Green Compliance by protecting IAQ, dry buffing and spray buffing with 175 rpm floor machine (9 steps), High-speed
burnishing (7 steps), cleaning of pads, propane burnishing (14 safety guidelines and 6 operational guidelines), battery operated
equipment and automatic floor scrubbers (15 steps to clean floors).
burnishing Troubleshooting Guide:
11 causes and
corrections for low gloss results
4 causes and corrections for excessive
2 causes and corrections for slippery
Causes and cures for an uneven shine,
marks that do not buff out and swirls
in the floor finish
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- Scrub and topcoat – when and how. Determining if floors should be stripped or if a scrub and topcoat is sufficient.
15 steps toward improved floor performance. Maximizing autoscrub operations (7 important tips) 11 ways to improve floor finish
application and appearance.
- Scrub and topcoat Troubleshooting Guide: 3 causes and cures for dried floor finish that
contains debris - 3 causes and
cures for dried blotches in the floor finish. Causes
and cures for lack of uniform gloss, ridges - and stop and start points, and soiled areas in the finished product.
- Deep Strip and refinishing of floors – 18 guidelines for chemical safety, how to evaluate buildup levels and stripper
concentration dilution ratios (2 test methods), understanding VOC and environmental impact, moving furniture, masking and
liquid containment preparations, pad selection, laying out the job, 5 scrubbing tips, determining level of success, 5 tips
on improving results, 18 steps for professional floor techs to master, using an automatic scrubber or propane stripper, workloading
for larger crews, more operational tips (18 suggestions for improved results).
2 causes and cures
for remaining dark splash marks
2 causes and cures for remaining edge
2 causes and cures for floor finish not totally removed
and cure for apparent color loss
2 causes and corrections for floor
finish taking too long to dry
3 causes and cures for lap marks appearing
in the floor finish
Cause and cure for streaks in the floor finish
2 causes and cures for floor finish wearing off too soon
Cause and cure for floor finish beginning to puddle on the floor
and cure for drops of floor finish protruding from the dried
Cause and cure for scuffs and scratches in freshly applied finish
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Floor Care Quality Inspection Scorecard – tracking
quality performance scores.
Cleaning and Maintenance of wood, marble, stone,
concrete, rubber, and ceramic tile and grout cleaning.
Glossary – 85 common terms used in the floor care industry.
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