Category Archives: Commercial Cleaning Equipment

25 Apr

Tips for Buying a Commercial Vacuum Cleaner

It may seem fairly simple at first: just grab anything that will pick up that thing on the floor. If only it were that easy, especially for anyone who cleans floors on a daily basis. The reality is that, in order to vacuum efficiently, you need to know what options are available that can help

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Auto Scrubber 101
14 Mar

Auto Scrubbers 101

  Auto Scrubbers 101 A Quick Review of the Features and Benefits of Automatic Scrubbers Auto-scrubbers are some of the most useful and productive products in the cleaning industry. These machines are built for serious cleaning, yet they require important knowledge about best uses and applications. Tornado is here to give you a lesson in Auto

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07 Sep

7 Reasons to Consider Compact Auto-Scrubbers

Cleaning floors with a mop and bucket can be a tiresome task, but to some facilities managers, makes the most sense for their cleaning needs due to their facility’s compact spaces. In order to offer easier, more productive cleaning methods, floor care manufacturers developed compact auto-scrubbers. This is simply any scrubber whose width does not

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29 Jun

How Automation is Changing the Cleaning Industry

Self-checkout lanes. Video bank tellers. Driverless cars. Delivery drones. As technology advances and machines become more sophisticated, many industries fear the worst, but will robots and artificial intelligence actually lead to the extinction of millions of American jobs? It depends on who you ask. Some predictions from “futurists,” or experts who study technology trends, are

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27 Jun

Tornado Pac-Vac 6 Roam Lithium Battery Technology

With the Pac-Vac 6 Roam we are able to offer cleaning professionals something they have been looking for, a battery operated back pack vacuum with unrivaled comfort. No longer tied to a power cord, team members can clean larger spaces quicker and more efficiently than traditional back-pack vacuums. Why the Pac-Vac Roam? Tornado’s backpack vacuum

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19 Apr

Helpful or Hype: How to Evaluate High-Tech Equipment

Every year, automakers introduce new lines. Sometimes the differences in models are minor, but every few years the cars are totally reimagined with all the latest bells and whistles. Janitorial equipment manufacturers also release souped-up versions of their machines on a regular basis. With new products frequently flooding the crowded marketplace, buyers can feel overwhelmed.

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01 Apr

Throw Out Your Mop and Save Money With A Floor Scrubber!

When you made up this year’s budget, how much did you calculate saving on labor? For cleaning businesses, labor costs account for approximately 80% of expenses. Here’s one idea to save, while maintaining productivity. Upgrade your machines to a faster, more efficient arsenal of commercial cleaning equipment. Did you know that it takes a worker 14

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04 Mar

Tornado’s Newest Product Additions

In 2015, Coca-Cola™ produced the first bottles made entirely from plants. As well, Apple™ produced a line of 100% beryllium free products. Each year, companies around the world strive to manufacture a better, more sustainable and user friendly product than their previous efforts. Tornado Industries is a leading manufacturer of sustainable cleaning equipment. Like Coca-Cola™,

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10 Feb

Are Battery Backpack Vacs Right For You?

The vacuum cleaner is a key weapon in a janitor’s arsenal. There have been a lot of changes to this key piece of equipment since its invention about 100 years ago, and technological advances continue to improve ease of use, efficiency, and effectiveness. Lately, there has been a lot of talk in the jan/san industry about

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