Monday, March 30, 2009

Maintenance program- Preventative Maintenance of your equipment

Do you take care your cleaning equipment?
If you do, they will take care you.

These are some suggestions for routine maintenance program that you should follow.

Vacuum Cleaners Maintenance

Check filter bags regularly.

Check belts once a month.

Check the brushes to see if hair, etc. is caught in the brush rollers-

these should be removed as needed.

Check the electrical cord to see if it is worn out. Worn out cords are


Check all filters if they need to be replaced.

Tighten loose screws.

Replace worn out parts.

Auto Scrubbers

Read the manual that came with the machine.

Check the battery once a month.

Refill with distilled water up to the proper level with a turkey


Use a flashlight to see the water level in the battery.

Clean out the tank, clean the body and vacuum hose, and squeegee

blades, and etc.

Check the pads under the pad holder- Do you need a new one?

Check the squeegee blades, to see if it needs replacing.

Check the filter under the machine, if it has one- take it out and

clean it from time to time.

Carpet Extractor

Read the manual that came with the machine.

Check the solution jet from time to time and clean it out.

If something is blocking the hole, soak it over night in vinegar.

Blow the air into it with your mouth and see if it opens up.

If not, get a tiny piece of corn broom (a piece of straw) and

gently push it through.

If you use any metal pins and etc. Be careful with it. It will damage the hole.

Check the filter under the machine, if it has one.

Take it our and clean it from time to time.

Do not leave cleaning solution in the tank more than a day.

Most cleaning chemicals are not effective if is diluted

and left in the tank after one day.

If that happens, drain it out.

Do not leave dirty extracted water overnight or more.

It will create a bad odor in the tank.

Clean wipe the exterior with protector from time to time.

Preventative Maintenance Program

Important note: All cleaning equipment such as auto scrubber,
carpet extractor, battery/gas operated sweepers, propane burnishers, etc.
should be taken in for preventative maintenance every 6 months or
at least once a year. Please call us for this service for a quote.