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Friday's Ask the Experts: Cleaning concrete stairwells

July 10, 2009
Friday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: Has anyone had success cleaning inside concrete stairwells? If so, what system do you use and how do you keep the water on one level at a time?
The answer:
There are several "spray and vac" restroom cleaning machines on the market that include a wet vacuum attachment.
Kaivac Inc., Tennant Company, Windsor Industries Inc. and others make such equipment.
If this type of equipment is not in your budget, use a bucketless wet mopping system and microfiber flat mop.
There are also spinner-type hard floor wands that use high-pressure water jets and a ...Perry Shimanoff
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