Care of Floor Machines

  • Mount the brush or pad driver by hand
  • Do not "hop" or run the floor machine over a brush or a pad driver and attach by starting the machine motor
  • Start the machine only when the brush is securely locked on to the pad driver
  • Prevent machine from running over electric cord
  • Inspect cord frequently for damage
  • Remove plug from outlet carefully
  • Do not jerk the plugs from the outlets
  • Do not use an adapter or "cheater" plug

Clean & Store Properly:

  • Wipe cord after each use with a cloth dampened with a germicidal solution
  • Wind cord loosely around hooks of the machine
  • Remove the brush or the pad driver
  • Wash and dry the brush with the bristles up
  • Wash floor pads after each use
  • Replace floor pads when they become limp or worn
  • Wipe machines with a cloth dampened with a germicidal solution
  • Polish the metal on the machine
  • Oil wheels as needed

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Information provided in these cleaning tips is of a general nature and may not be appropriate in all situations. Consequently the author makes no representation of warranty as to the completeness, correctness, or utility of the information contained in the cleaning tips as it may apply to a specific situation. Therefore, readers are encouraged to consult with ProSTAR industries for specific information and guidance.