Category: CLEAN Tips

Clean More from the Floor with Kärcher Cleaning Solutions

Whether you work primarily indoors or outdoors, keeping the floor, sidewalks or other surfaces clean is a tough job. Dirt, grime and gunk can accumulate, especially in any location where foot or vehicle traffic may bring in moisture and mud or where debris like leaves, twigs or even garbage left behind by careless individuals can… Read more »

Rinse Away Your Wash Water Worries with Hotsy’s RC Series

Hotsy RC Series

Wash water management is a critical issue for anyone using a pressure washer, whether on a mobile rig, using a portable unit at your business or washing away grime on a job site. Many areas are subject to environmental water control and discharge regulations meaning that any waste water needs to be contained and properly… Read more »

National Safety Month Is the Perfect Time to Revisit Your Safety Training

National Safety Month in June

Every June is National Safety Month making it the perfect time to revisit your safety practices and training with your team. There are a lot of different potential hazards that you can encounter when cleaning, whether it’s related to equipment use, detergent or chemical solutions or jobsite awareness. Let’s take a look at some of… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Equipment

We’ve entered a new year, and for many of us, that comes with resolutions to do better in 2019. Whether that’s a personal goal like quitting a bad habit or being more active or a professional goal to improve your skills or hit new sales or profitability goals, there’s nothing wrong with wanting to strive… Read more »

Avoiding Illness with Vital Oxide

As we close out the year, we celebrate the holidays, look back at the year and prepare for all there is to new in 2019. However, lurking in the shadows this season is the constant threat of illness. December marks the start of the typical peak months for cold and flu season, and this year… Read more »

Under Pressure: How Hose Length Affects CLEAN

How often have you been working on a pressure washing job and had to stop to move your equipment so that you had enough hose to reach the far edge of a surface? Using a pressure washer means that you’re tethered to your machinery, with the length of your hose dictating how far you can… Read more »

Keep Bugs at Bay with Vital Oxide

  Safe and effective sanitization for back to school  As summer winds down, the school year ramps back up, and with it comes an increased risk of sickness. As children congregate, common colds and flus are often transmitted throughout a class, with each student stricken in turn with a case of the sniffles – or… Read more »

Steamers vs. Pressure Washers: Which is best?

When attacking a new cleaning job, you need to plan out the equipment and supplies needed to get the job done. Part of that is deciding whether you should use a steamer or a pressure washer to clean. Each of these tools offers different advantages in different situations, so let’s breakdown the benefits of each… Read more »

10 Cents to Replace or 10 Days of Downtime?

How O-Rings Can Make or Break Your Operations  There’s nothing worse than having to shut down operations due to something completely preventable. While accidents happen or unexpected failures can occur, issues that arise from poor or improper maintenance are wholly preventable. Even worse is when those issues happen from something with a negligible cost, like… Read more »

Equipment Safety: Preventing Injuries on the Job

June is National Safety Month, recognized annually by the National Safety Council. All month long, we’re taking a close look at the best practices and safe behaviors to help you and your staff stay safe when using your cleaning equipment. Let’s start by taking a look at equipment safety – and what can happen if… Read more »