The Ins and Outs of Factory Floor Cleaning

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It goes without saying, that a factory floor should be kept clean, not just for health and safety reasons, but for staff productivity and efficiency, too.

Aside from brushing, sweeping and scrubbing – what does a factory floor clean entail and what are the benefits?

Here we explain...

What are the benefits of cleaning a factory floor?

  • Compliance – When running a factory, it’s important to maintain and clean and tidy working environment and there are certain regulations in place to comply with to ensure this is achieved. By undertaking regular cleaning operations, you can reduce the build-up of dust, debris and grime which can lead to slips trips and falls, thus ensuring a clean, tidy and safe working environment for your employees.

 

  • Productivity – If employees need to spend their valuable time cleaning their working environment before they can even start working, then they are not utilising their time effectively. By providing your employees with an-already-clean and tidy working environment, your employees can be productive as they possibly can be.

 

Types of industrial / factory floor surfaces

There are a number of industrial floor surfaces

  • Epoxy flooring
  • Vinyl Flooring
  • Rubber Flooring
  • Industrial Concrete Flooring
  • Polished Concrete Flooring
  • Microcement / Microscreed
  • Polyurethane

Types of equipment used for industrial / factory floor cleaning

  • Scrubber-Dryer
  • Floor Sweeper
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Steam Cleaners
  • Pressure Washers

Factory floor maintenance tips

Consider these basic cleaning tips to keep your factory floor in the best condition in between factory floor cleaning operations:

  • Sweep your factory floor daily with a broom or sweeper to remove dust and dirt
  • Clean your floors on a weekly basis with a damp mop to pick up dust that will be missed by a sweeper
  • Clean up any spillages that occur immediately

Industrial/Factory floor cleaning

For each type of floor surface, the process, equipment and products used will vary.

We advise enlisting the help of a professional cleaning company who have the knowledge, experience and specialist equipment to produce the best results.

At The Real Cleaning Company, we offer an impressive range of industrial cleaning services, including factory floor cleaning and restoration services. Get in touch or take a look at some our case studies for more information.