Purpose: To protect and beautify the floor, to maintain uniform slip resistance, and to make the floor easier to maintain.
2. Mild hand pad
3. Mop bucket and wringer
4. Clean mop head
5. Floor conditioner/restorer
6. Dust mop handle and head
7. Dustpan and counter brush
8. Wet floor signs
1. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment.
2. Properly dispense the floor conditioner/restorer in the mop bucket.
3. Attach the appropriate burnishing pad on the burnisher.
4. Dust mop the area to be restored.
1. Damp mop the floor
A. Damp mop the floor with the mop and bucket.
2. Remove stubborn soil
A. Use the non-abrasive hand pad to remove stubborn soil.
B. Use razor blade scraper to remove gum, if needed.
3. Rinse and wring out
A. Rinse and wring out the mop frequently.
B. Allow the floor to dry completely.
4. Remove wet floor signs
5. Burnish the floor
A. Burnish the floor in a straight-line motion.
B. If the surface is heavily damaged, you may have to spray buff or scrub and recoat the floor before burnishing.
C. For stubborn marks, use the non-abrasive hand pad to remove the mark.
6. Dust mop the area
A. After burnishing, dust mop the floor to pick up any residue.
B. Use the counter brush and dust pan to pick up the soil and dispose of it in the appropriate container.
7. Clean up
A. Empty and rinse out the mop bucket and wringer.
B. Rinse and wring out the mop head. If it is soiled, let it dry out then bag it for the laundry.
C. Return all supplies and equipment to the appropriate area.
D. Remove the soiled dust mop head and prepare it for laundry if needed.
1. Always post caution (wet floor) signs appropriately.
2. Be careful not to splash any cleaning chemicals into your eyes, nose, mouth or onto your skin. Always wear gloves for protection. Eye and face protection is required where there is reasonable probability that injury could result without it. Safety goggles are required in chemical operations where there is potential for chemical fumes, splashes, mists, sprays or dust exposure to the eyes.