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I am preparing for the seasonal cleaning of the ceramic tile in our court house restrooms.
Will be using a 12'' scrubber. What type of product works best and will a 12" scrub pad be to harsh?
Going to use a doodle bug pad with a black pad also.
The grout lines look decent since the facility is only 10 months old.
Any advice or recommendations?
Thursday’s Answer:The 12" machine is a bit small for high production, but you probably have small areas to scrub, so that won't be a problem.
Plus, it will prove handy in the tight spaces around toilet stalls.
Use a neutral detergent and a scrub pad. Black pads are for stripping, so you don't need them on this job.
Use the doodle bug along edges and in corners to loosen … - Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor
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