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ICAN/ATEX: What is the best floor machine?

June 12, 2013

Many cleaning professionals visit the International Custodial Advisers Network (ICAN) Ask the Experts page for insight and, every business day, we deliver advice to better help you perform your job.

Wednesday’s Question:ICANATEX Logo

What is the best vacuum and floor buffer to purchase?

Wednesday’s Answer:

ICAN does not test machines and can only offer personal opinions on matters such as this, and our experience may not mirror yours.

CRI and Consumer Reports rate vacuum cleaners. Floor buffers differ only in features such as motor size, handle adjustment methods, and brush or pad size. Basically, a 175 RPM machine is a 175 RPM machine.

You will need to run a machine … - Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor

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