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Love your work

January 26, 2015

After a Happy New Year, we slide right into St. Valentine’s Day. A day for love, happiness, and kindness – at work. Plenty of research shows, if an employee feels valued and appreciated, they’ll be more satisfied with their job, and... Read more about Love your work

If you can't make it

December 17, 2014

I remember like it was yesterday hearing the following words at the home of two Russian immigrants in Chicago. The husband was now an Emergency Room Surgeon and his wife was a successful travel agent. Their home was modest yet very beautifully... Read more about If you can't make it

Be Healthier — Have A Pet

August 1, 2014

We know that strong social connections make us healthier and happier but so does having a pet. Through multitudes of studies, it’s been proven that pets benefit you in many ways including physical, mental and emotional, from enhancing social... Read more about Be Healthier — Have A Pet


February 1, 2009

Unless you know with certainty the problem of your sweeper or scrubber, I use “fault-logic” to diagnose the machine. Especially with hydraulic systems on some of these machines. They can be very complicated to the average Joe. And we... Read more about Fault-Logic

Low Budget? You Can Still Save

January 1, 2009

With this economy floundering, it is increasingly becoming difficult for companies to maintain their equipment. They are challenged daily on finding new ways to do this consistently with less funds in the budget.

Having said that, it... Read more about Low Budget? You Can Still Save

A “Solution Tank” By Any Other Name, Is Still A Solution Tank

December 1, 2008

It is not unusual to discuss with customers scrubbing problems. Some of these problems are, for example, not enough solution/water applied to the surface. Another one is actually too much solution/water applied to the surface. Perhaps, one... Read more about A “Solution Tank” By Any Other Name, Is Still A Solution Tank

Reliable – Not Perfect

November 1, 2008

In the last article, I discussed the Tennant Model 550 relative to the large size of this scrubber. In this article I am going to do an entire about face and talk about the Nilfisk-Advance, Model 2042. Why? This is what my readers want to... Read more about Reliable – Not Perfect

When is Big, “Too Big!”

October 1, 2008

Many times companies have a tendency of buying a sweeper or scrubber that is too small for their operation. They buy a, walk-behind, for example instead of a rider. Usually, they will try to save money on the initial purchase. However, it... Read more about When is Big, “Too Big!”

Going Green II

September 1, 2008

It is inevitable that our conversation continues with going green. Even though LP Fuel is not as expensive as gasoline or particularly diesel fuel, battery or electric seems to becoming more attractive. It is catching on!

There are... Read more about Going Green II

Going Green

August 1, 2008

With regular gasoline now well over $4.00 a gallon and diesel approaching $5.00, companies are scrambling on ways to cut their consumption. Some companies can not cut consumption and so they are looking for other means of cutting their... Read more about Going Green

The “Skinny” on Rider Scrubbers

July 1, 2008

It is not surprising that I get many advice requests, questions or comments about the rider scrubber. What brand rider scrubber you ask? It doesn’t matter. One week it could be regarding Tennant, perhaps the Model 7400. The next week the... Read more about The “Skinny” on Rider Scrubbers

Hydraulics 101

June 1, 2008

With the increased number of questions and comments­ I decided to talk about your sweeper/scrubbers hydraulic systems. We’re going to discuss not only the problems and solutions but some of the causes as well. Let’s begin, first, by... Read more about Hydraulics 101

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