Practical Training In Cleaning Stone, Wood & Vinyl Floors
Hard Floor Training Courses - 2024 Diary
The Training Workshop Agenda
Knowing the type of surface you are working on can be very important, especially when doing restorative cleaning. Learn how to identify the type of stone, wood and resilient floor. Learn how to tell the difference between Vinyl, Linoleum or Rubber... and much more.
The Chemistry of Cleaning.
Essential to effective and safe cleaning of all types of floors is the understanding of the chemicals and their pH value. Discover why you should never use water to clean a floor. Discover how to 'stabilise' the pH value of the floor to provide the essential foundation for the correct application of sealers, protectors and polishes. Incorrect use of chemicals can have a devastating and sometimes irreversible effect on the floor surface.
Understanding Floor Finishes.
Understanding sealers, polishes, solid contents, film formation and their application process. Learn why you should not (1) burnish a sealer (2) shake the coatings (3) use a floor maintainer. Learn how to avoid crucial mistakes in selecting the right sealer or polish for different applications and environments.
Resilient Floors - Systematic routine for a predictably outstanding floor finish. Strip, Neutralise, Seal, Prime, Finish (Polish) & Maintain.
Stone Floors - Practical demonstration of systematic - Diamond Grinding, Honing & Polishing using only water as the lubricating medium. You will get to see all the necessary equipment and chemicals in action - and even get to have a go yourself. Our training facility has sample floor areas so you really can get stuck into the practical side of the business.
Wood Floors - Practical demonstration of systematic sanding down the floor with minimum dust. Why you need never worry about sand along the grain. Why you should never use a water-based stripper on wood. How to maintain wood floors with (1) no yellowing effect (2) no solvents (3) no hazardous odour (4) no fire hazard (product is non-flammable) (5) no regular sanding (6) no necessity to close down facility for days on end (7) no protective gear needed, the system is 'harmless'.
Routine Maintenance Processes - Recommended daily maintenance routines. Correct use of maintainers / restorative products. What to do when routine maintenance is not restoring the floor back to 'as-new' i.e. when gloss level is too low, scratches cannot be repaired and or wear patterns are evident. Periodic maintenance procedures, Learn about and how to use the most important machine in hard floor care.
Troubleshooting - When things go bad.
Call us on 01444 232211 if you have any questions, or simply book your place on the next course.
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