Practical Training In Cleaning Stone, Wood & Vinyl Floors


2020 Courses Available:
Wednesday 26th February
Wednesday 29th April
Wednesday 16th September
Wednesday 4th November

Learn how to clean, restore and maintain stone, wood & resilient floors

Here's why the U.K.'s most trusted all-surface cleaning, restoration and maintenance organisation promises you the most thorough, relevant and useful hard surface cleaning training in the country.

The market for cleaning, restoring and maintaining hard floors in this country is beginning to boom. In recent years we have become increasingly aware of the growth and potential of hard-surface cleaning - particularly stone, but also wood and other resilient surfaces (vinyl and linoleum, for example).

Some Contractors Are Making £thousands Per Week

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Call us on 01444 232211 if you have any questions, or simply book your place on the next course.

The different types of hard floors

The Training Workshop Agenda

Floor Identification.
Knowing the type of surface you?re working on can be very important especially when doing restoration cleaning. Learn how to identify the type of stone, wood or resilient floor and how to identify them. Learn how to tell the difference between Vinyl, Linoleum or Rubber. And more

The Chemistry Of Cleaning.
Essential to the effective and safe cleaning of all types of floors is the understanding of the chemicals and their pH value. Discover why you should never use water to clean a floor. Discover how to 'stabilise' the pH value of the floor to provide the essential foundation for the correct application of sealer's, protectors and polishes. Incorrect uses of chemicals can a devastating and sometime irreversible effect on the floor surface.

Understanding Floor Finishes.
Film formation, sealers, coatings, their special chemistry, understanding of the solid contents and how to apply coatings. Learn why you should not (1) burnish a sealer (2) shake the coatings (3) use a floor maintainer. Learn how to avoid crucial mistakes in selecting the right sealer or polish for different application and environment.

Restoration Protocol

Resilient Floors - Step-by-step routine for a predictably outstanding floor finish ? Strip, Neutralise, Seal, Prime, Finish (Polish) & Maintain.

Stone Floors - Practical demonstration of step-by-step - Diamond Grinding, Honing & Polishing using only water as the lubricating medium. You will get to see all the necessary equipment and chemicals in action -- and even get to have a go yourself. Our training facility has sample floor areas so you really can get stuck into the practical side of the business.

Wood Floors - Practical demonstration of step-by-step sanding down the floor with minimum dust. Why you need never worry about sand along the grain. Why you should never use a water-based stripper on wood. How to maintain wood floors with (1) no yellowing effect (2) no solvents (3) no hazardous odour (4) no fire hazard (product is non-flammable) (5) no regular sanding (6) no necessity to close down facility for days on end (7) no protective gear needed, the system is 'harmless'.

Routine Maintenance Processes - Recommended daily maintenance routines. Correct use of maintainer / restorer products. What do to when routine maintenance is not restoring floor back to 'as-new' i.e. when gloss level is too low, scratches cannot be repaired or wear patterns are evident. Periodic maintenance procedures, Learn about and how to use the most important machine in hard floor care.

Troubleshooting - When things go bad - The Most Annoying Problems Caused By Lazy, Ignorant or Just Plain Rogue Contractors. Get the answers to how you can avoid causing any of these problems yourself!

Call us on 01444 232211 if you have any questions, or simply book your place on the next course.

£225.00 +VAT Per Person

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