It is important to choose the right floorcare equipment as well as the correct detergent to clean the surface of your floors depending on what type of floor covering you have. Some floor surfaces such as linoleum are soft and can be easily scratched and damaged by abrasive chemicals are hard bristled floor cleaners. Harder floor surfaces can be scrubbed to remove any dirt and stains. Wooden or laminate floors need to be buffed clean using laminate or wood polishes. Carpets must be vacuumed on a regular basis and cleaned using professional carpet cleaners. Your nearest cleaning equipment supplier will be able to assist you in choosing the right machine to clean your floors.