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There's more than one way... to strip a floor!

06 April 2023
Great Western Supply Co.
There's more than one way... to strip a floor!

Refinishing your floors? You and everyone else!

Spring is one of the most popular times of the year to start planning your big floor care projects - especially for our schools! Do you have the supplies you need? Do you know what you're doing? Do you need a little refresher course?

‣ Project assessment: Before you even begin, let's talk about what you're getting yourself in to - assess the area, needs & goals before we dive in!
‣ Product selection: We can recommend the best products & tools for any floor-care project; let's save some time and money!
‣ On-site training: We can teach you & your staff how to use products and tools.
You can do more harm than good if you try to complete a big floor-care project with the wrong tools or products. There's no shame in asking for help... that's why we're here - to help you do it right the first time so you can move on to the next project!

There's more than one way to strip a floor....

As we dive in to floor-care season, it's important to keep in mind that different methods work for different floors (and people!). Let's take a look at a couple of key benefits between wet vs. dry stripping your floors:
Wet Stripping A Floor:
‣ This method is a better fit for stripping large areas and floors
‣ A more traditional way to strip - so most cleaning experts are more familiar with this method
‣ More ideal for floors with heavy wax buildup
‣ This method produces no dust during the process
Dry Stripping A Floor:
‣ Less messy - no liquid stripper to clean up during the process
‣ Some people prefer using a machine like a Tomcat Edge to get in to tight corners and spaces
‣ No risk of the chemical stripper permanently damaging your floor
‣ No strong chemical odor and a reduced risk in slip & fall injuries
If you're ready to dive in to a big project... we encourage you to reach out! Partnering with us guarantees you'll do the job right the first time, so you can move on to your next big project!


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