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  1. larsox

    Are any of our TMF window cleaners cleaning solar panels?

    I was driving around town and saw a pickup truck with DI equipment in the truck bed. I never saw this truck before so I pulled up along side and the signage on the door said Solar Panel Cleaning. Where I live all the public schools have solar panels now and there are many acres of fields that...
  2. larsox

    Chemical Metering/ Injection

    Is there a way to accurately do your chemical/ solution metering directly at the beginning of the solution hose with high water temperatures of 190 to 240 degrees?
  3. larsox

    Largest Blower

    I'm just curious. What is the largest size Blower, you've ever heard of used for carpet cleaning?
  4. larsox

    Does anyone offer shopping cart pressure cleaning?

    Does anyone offer shopping cart pressure cleaning? Several times a year our neighborhood grocery store hires a company to pressure wash their shopping carts. It looks like they do some cart repair too.
  5. larsox

    Does your Janitorial Company do Graffiti removal?

    Does your Janitorial Company do Graffiti removal? One night the Mall in our town was graffitied on every sign on the property. The Mall had it all repainted in less than 12 hours. They could not have the Mall customers see this. I bet this cost them plenty. I know there are other methods to...
  6. larsox

    Does anyone offer concrete pressure washing along with their janitorial work?

    Does anyone offer concrete pressure washing along with their janitorial work? It seems that all older side walks are just covered with gum and stains.
  7. larsox

    Does your Janitorial Company offer Parking Lot Cleaning?

    Does your Janitorial Company offer Parking Lot Cleaning? I see these small street cleaning machines/ trucks/ tractors cleaning parking lots during business off hours quite often?
  8. larsox

    Is your window cleaning done in house or do you sub contract it out?

    Is your window cleaning done in house or do you sub contract it out? Do you use pure water or squeegee window cleaning? Or do you use both methods?
  9. larsox

    How effective is the Von Shrader VS3 Sanitizing Machine at wall and ceiling cleaning?

    How effective is the Von Shrader VS3 Sanitizing Machine at wall and ceiling cleaning? Would this be a useful piece of equipment to own in a house cleaning and janitorial business?
  10. larsox

    When cleaning floors with large buffers how much do you charge?

    When cleaning floors with large buffers how much do you charge? I am talking about the large propane ride on units? This is a very sizable investment. How much do you charge per foot? How much can you clean in a day? Also what is the profit margin on jobs this size.
  11. larsox

    What is the least expensive hand drying option to offer in a public rest room?

    What is the least expensive hand drying option to offer in a public rest room? The blow dryer seems the cheapest to me but if it is why doesn't everyone use it? The old looped cloth hand dryers never seemed like a good idea to me.
  12. larsox

    Any Janitorial Companies install and service rest room vending machines?

    Any Janitorial Companies install and service rest room vending machines? Now I know these machines must be profitable because I have been seeing them my whole life. What kind of profits are possible offering these useful and important products?
  13. larsox

    What is the present day method of cleaning and waxing VCT flooring?

    What is the present day method of cleaning and waxing VCT flooring? I haven't waxed floors since I was a teenager. Yes, a very long time ago. "In the old days" we made our machine pads from rolls of steel wool and we used paste wax? I know there must be a better way today.
  14. larsox

    Does your janitorial business offer floor painting/ staining?

    Does your janitorial business offer floor painting/ staining? I am seeing more and more polished, stained, and painted concrete flooring in commercial buildings. I even know someone who has their house floor stained. This may be a good flooring for rental properties. Just imagine, a rental...
  15. larsox

    Are you an Independent or Franchise Janitorial/ House Cleaning Business?

    Are you an Independent or Franchise Janitorial/ House Cleaning Business? In my area I see Merry Maids, Maid in America, and Molly Maids. Who are the commercial janitorial national franchises?
  16. larsox

    Any House Manager/ Janitorial accounts?

    Any House Manager/ Janitorial accounts? Several years back my wife had a student whose mother was a house manager for Danny DeVito. Some of these celebrities own so many large homes they need a crew to run the households even when they are not presently living there.
  17. larsox

    Do you have any full time Janitorial accounts?

    Do you have any full time Janitorial accounts? By that I mean do you have any employees that work 40 hours per week at one location such as an apartment, condo neighborhood, military instillation, retirement home, casino etc.
  18. larsox

    Do you do any work for any nationally known celebrities?

    Do you do any work for any nationally known celebrities? How were they to work for? About ten years ago I did some maintenance work for Eric Estrada. My one brush with greatness!!
  19. larsox

    Do you do both Residential Housekeeping and commercial Janitorial?

    Do you do both Residential Housekeeping and commercial Janitorial? If yes what is the percentage breakdown of both? Which of the two is usually more profitable?
  20. larsox

    How many employees do you have in your Janitorial Business?

    How many employees do you have in your Janitorial Business? How long did it take for you to reach this number? Do you plan to get larger and hire more?
  21. larsox

    How long before Robotic Vacuum Cleaners become common?

    How long before Robotic Vacuum Cleaners become common? There seems to be more and more manufacturers coming out with these units. I am constantly seeing news stories on Japanese Maid Robots
  22. larsox

    What Vacuum works best for your Janitorial Business?

    What Vacuum works best for your Janitorial Business? Do you prefer back pack, canister, or upright? Which is best for residential? Which one is best for commercial? Does one work well for both residential and commercial?
  23. larsox

    Are you a 24 hour janitorial business?

    Are you a 24 hour janitorial business? What percentage of your commercial customers require cleaning to be accomplished only when they are closed? Do you have a hard time finding night crews?
  24. larsox

    Does your janitorial business offer upholstery and carpet cleaning?

    Does your janitorial business offer upholstery and carpet cleaning? Do you do it in-house or do you sub contract it out? If yes, does your company own a portable, a truck mount, or both?
  25. larsox

    Do you offer hands free rest room products to your commercial customers?

    As an add on, do you offer/ sell/ install rest room hands free products to your commercial customers? I am seeing these more and more these days. Do you believe these units could be of use to your clients and earn you more money?