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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Question

What is the best vacuum and floor buffer to purchase?


Answer

ICAN does not test machines and can only offer personal opinions on matters such as this, and our experience may not mirror yours.
CRI and Consumer Reports rate vacuum cleaners. Floor buffers differ only in features such as motor size, handle adjustment methods, and brush or pad size. Basically, a 175 RPM machine is a 175 RPM machine. You will need to run a machine to learn how well it fits you.
May I suggest going to ISSA Orlando this fall and examining the units you seek in person?

Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Editor
lekrafft@juno.com