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BUFFING vs burnishing

Find out why it matters whether you use a burnisher or buffer and how variables such as:

  • Traffic
  • Traffic Type
  • Finish Type
  • Facility Type

All matter and will determine if your VCT floor maintenance is a success.

Buff or Burnish?

 
 

Understanding The Difference 300 rpm vs 3000 rpm

 

In the commercial cleaning industry many janitorial “pros” don’t even know the difference between a buffer and a burnisher and pretty much call everything “buffing.”

To make it simple a buffer is used for multi-purpose operations from carpet cleaning to stripping / refinishing to creating / maintaining a low level shine on finished floors while a burnisher is for finish quality / shine maintenance only.