How autonomous floor technologies are changing the future of facility cleaning practices

The cleaning industry is seeing technological advancements for autonomous auto scrubbers and vacuums and how they are changing the way larger facilities are being cleaned. With the health and safety of indoor spaces being a major concern, facilities are looking for practical and optimal cleaning practices to ensure a safe environment. Here are some primary benefits as to how this innovative equipment impacts the cleaning industry.

Autonomous equipment

Autonomous equipment helps optimize staff’s cleaning time and schedule. Realistically, more work is getting done in the same amount of time. This technology can give associates the freedom to complete other tasks within their job description while the machines do their jobs. This method can increase productivity in the cleaning industry, as workers can focus on tighter spaces and detailed areas, while the machine completes the rest.

This technology also offers consistent cleaning results. The machines are designed to map out the spaces they clean and can run the same route with the same cleaning settings. Therefore, the set level and practicality of cleaning will be the same every time. The consistent algorithm of this machine ensures the environment reaches the cleaning expectations every use.

Tracking analytics

Additionally, this autonomous equipment can ensure the job is getting done no matter what. Accidents happen, and sometimes there can be a staff shortage or a duty missed. These machines track usage rates, history, and analytics to show when and where the cleaning was completed to avoid any missed tasks.

Lastly, autonomous machines provide satisfaction on both sides. This technology gives facility managers ease knowing that cleaning tasks are being completed by the staff and the machines. During busy hours, autonomous equipment can run at any time and avoid staff from being rushed or pressured to get everything done within a limited time frame. On the other hand, it gives the facility users and guests a stress-free visit, as they are aware that cleaning is being completed by machines and staff at regular times.

Quality results

By investing in autonomous equipment, it shows how your facility can be up to date with the latest technology and innovations to provide quality results. It is without a doubt that autonomous equipment is making a positive impact in the cleaning industry. Larger stores and franchises, such as Walmart and Amazon, are implementing autonomous floor scrubbers in their facilities to increase cleaning efficiency. Looking ahead, these machines are changing the future as they adapt to better cleaning practices and disinfecting requirements.

Mark Brouwers

Mark Brouwers is the VP of Finance at Sunshine Building Maintenance
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