How to choose the best floor scrubber

Choosing the best floor scrubber is a critical step in planning your cleaning program.  In most cases, the best floor scrubber is the one that minimizes your labor costs, allowing your staff to efficiently complete their work and free up time for other tasks.  The labor savings from using a wider floor scrubber will easily offset the additional capital expense of the larger machine.

Job Size

The first factor you need to consider is the job size.  How much area do you need to scrub daily?  Use the table to the right to find the best floor scrubber for a given amount of floor space.

Space Constraints

The second factor to consider is space constraints.  Will the scrubber fit everywhere it needs to go?  The best floor scrubber will work with your doorway sizes, check-out aisle width and elevator size.  Each floor scrubber has dimensions on its catalog sheet to help you decide.

Building Layout

The third factor to consider is your building layout.  If your building includes scrubbing hallways or aisles, the best floor scrubber will minimize the number of passes you need to make.  Use the table on the right to understand how cleaning path width can impact the number of passes you need to make to clean a hallway or aisle.

Get Expert Advice

NSS Regional Managers are experts in cleaning process improvement.  They can help you find the best floor scrubber to make your cleaning process better.  Use the “START A CONVERSATION” button at the bottom of the page and we’ll reach out to you.

Further Reading

Job Size (Square Feet) Recommended Scrubber
200,000 Champ 3529
140,000 Champ 3329
120,000 Champ 2929
100,000 Wrangler 3330 or eForce Scrubber 32
80,000 Wrangler 2730 or eForce Scrubber 26
60,000 Champ 2417, Wrangler 2625, or Wrangler 2616
40,000 Wrangler 2016 DB or Wrangler 2012 DB
20,000 Wrangler 2016 AB or Wrangler 2012 AB
10,000 Wrangler 1503
Cleaning Passes Required (2" Overlap Each Pass)
Aisle Width Cleaning Path 6 ft 8 ft 10 ft 12 ft
Champ 3529 35 3 3 4 5
Champ 3329 33 3 3 4 5
Wrangler 3330 33 3 3 4 5
eForce Scrubber 32 32 3 4 4 5
Champ 2929 29 3 4 5 6
Wrangler 2730 27 3 4 5 6
eForce Scrubber 26 26 3 4 5 6
Wrangler 2625 26 3 4 5 6
Wrangler 2616 26 3 4 5 6
Wrangler 2016 20 4 6 7 8
Wrangler 2012 20 4 6 7 8
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