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Why You Should Already Use Floor Stripping

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Shiny, clean and well-maintained flooring creates a welcoming first impression to your customers, employees or anyone else that walks into your facility. Over time however, flooring may begin to lose its luster becoming dull and discolored. Excellent strippers can make your floors look like new again!

Waxing or applying finish to floors will create a glossy, protective layer that keeps your floor attractive and free from scratches and stains. However, over time these layers develop build up and may start to discolor needing to be removed before a new one can be reapplied. In addition, foot traffic and environmental factors like dragging in salt from the icy sidewalks continuously bring pollutants into contact with this coating. This attracts dirt and dust that embeds into the wax making it tough to come off with mopping alone. Enter: floor stripping … Stripping floors is an important part of keeping your facility clean and presentable.

Restore the beauty and shine of your floors with our eco-friendly e-clean Stripper. E-Clean Stripper is an aggressive, non-ammoniated, emulsifying stripper that is concentrated, fast acting and very low in odor. It has superior stripping efficiency that translates into real labor cost savings

e-clean products are powerful solutions that are carefully formulated to give superior performance while maintaining balance with nature. And the e-clean Stripper is especially designed to remove zinc-free floor finishes.

Other Floor Strippers We Carry:

TrueKleen Half the Time floor stripper strips so fast and thoroughly, eliminating the need for scrubbing and re-wetting to remove oxidized build-up. pH 13

TrueKleen No Time High Efficiency Floor Finish Stripper represents the very latest technology in floor finish strippers. “No Time” does not just soften old finish, it penetrates and liquefies it to break the finishes bond with the floor allowing it to be washed off, not scrubbed off. pH 12

TrueKleen Mop Strip Fast Acting, No Rinse Floor Stripper is non-ammoniated and does not just soften floor finishes; it completely liquefies them without the need for scrubbing with a floor machine. pH 12

TrueKleen Pro-Strip Professional Heavy Duty Floor Stripper is preferred by professional cleaners and cleaning contractors because it acts so quickly to re-emulsify build-up of all brands of old, oxidized, polymer, acrylic, metal interlock and wax floor finish. pH 13.5

What Does the pH Refer To?

PH is a measure (0-14) of the acidity or basicity of a substance. Solutions with a pH less than 7 are said to be acidic (such as vinegar and lemons) and solutions with a pH greater than 7 are basic or alkaline (such as ammonia and bleach). A solution that is neither acidic nor basic has a pH of 7 and is considered neutral (such as water and blood). Why does this matter?

Using the correct product, in the correct manner, can save you hours of hard work and frustration. Most floor strippers are very basic with a pH of over 7. This is extremely useful when removing floor finish, but can be dangerous if exposed to the skin or used too often. Now, greener alternatives are also available such as our e-clean stripper which has a pH of 10. It is important for you to know the nature of the floors you are working on because all of these options listed above have their advantages and unique characteristics.

Not sure which floor stripper is right for your facility? Contact a Hughes Sales Representative for assistance.

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