Creamers Corner is a monthly conversation with Hi-Gear's Mike Creamer giving you advise, technical assistance, brand comparisons and on the job stories on repairing, maintaining or replacing your Sweeper/Scrubber.
Before the Tennant Model 5700, there was the 480 walk-behind scrubber. The 480 was one of three series models that began production around 1991. The three series models were as follows:
A model Tennant 6400 that isn’t sweeping very well and a person that does not realize that fact could result in a messy situation. When asked it seems really dusty. She stated that what street sweepers do, they are dusty and messy too.... Read more about Messy Betsey!
It’s Sweeper vs. Scrubber vs. Sweeper-Scrubber. For cleaner contractors it can be a problem and very confusing. If not tough altogether, it can be a very
For cleaner contractors that maintain facilities indoors,... Read more about Sweeper VS. Scrubber VS. Sweeper-Scrubber
Recently I am reminded of an e-mail that I received from a dissatisfied consumer. From
my understanding, he apparently purchased parts for his scrubber from a company that shipped the wrong parts. This is what he was claiming.
... Read more about Just Dazed and Confused!
When is enough just about enough? That is, when can you determine to replace your machine?
Is it when your budget on repair parts have doubled or tripled? This, of course, could be one factor. Could it be the age of the sweeper? Yes, it... Read more about When Is Enough Just About Enough?
Hello, and Happy New Year 2014. With that being said, for those with outdoor sweepers I hope you have prepared them properly for the winter.
What is that you say? Just drive to a garage and park it; don’t think so! You are doing this... Read more about Over Winter Storage
Recently I was reminded of an event I will never forget. It all started one afternoon when a customer with a pick-up truck backed into our receiving dock. In his truck was a Tennant 5700 Scrubber. This machine was being returned from a rental... Read more about Michael’s “Believe It or Not”
The American Lincoln SC7740 is one of those machines that are just perfect for building up to approximately 200,000 square feet. It sweeps and/or scrubs independently of one another, which is a feature I would always recommend.
So you say there is dust coming out from the rear of your sweeper. And, it’s pretty bad. The definition of “pretty bad” is different from person-to-person. Let’s reiterate or redefine how badly. A cloud of dust is bad, yes, by any... Read more about Read and Learn: My Polution Solution
Have you ever walked past a sweeper and noticed the side brushes were mashed to the floor and you think to yourself “that doesn’t look right!”
Well, that’s because it isn’t. I recently had a conversation with a sales... Read more about A Sweeper’s Friend: “The Side Brush”