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.