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Choosing Between a Floor Grinder and a Scarifier

When you’re planning your next surface preparation project, it’s important to choose the right equipment for the task at hand. If your goal is to remove a light urethane coating from a floor you’ll use a different machine than if you need to remove a thick layer of mastic coating. To help you determine which […]

Does Cord Length Affect Machine Power

If you’re shopping for an electric floor grinder, electric floor scraper or other piece of surface preparation equipment, you need something powerful to do the job right. Similarly, if you are already using these machines, you depend on them to improve productivity, get great results, and allow you to move on to the next step […]

Know the Differences Between Walk-Behind Floor Scrapers

Just like how the differences in ride-on floor scrapers affect performance, the same goes for walk-behind floor scrapers. To help you choose the right scraper for your business, we’re breaking down the factors that affect performance and the pros and cons of each. Heavy Floor Scrapers Tackle Heavy Tasks While no walk-behind floor scraper is […]

Know the Differences Between Ride-On Floor Scrapers

Investing in a ride-on floor scraper allows you to save time on floor removal projects while still providing an excellent end result. Like any piece of surface preparation or construction equipment, not all scrapers are created equal. Weight, power sources, and other factors all affect performance, so to help you select the right ride-on floor […]

Why Are Prep/Master Floor Grinders So Expensive?

“Why are these Prep/Master floor grinders so expensive?” We get asked that a lot here at Buy Manufacturers Direct, and it’s understandable if you’ve just started looking for a floor grinding machine. After all, what sets Prep/Master apart from the other brands? Aren’t they basically all the same? Not quite. To help you understand what […]

Should You Buy a Propane or Electric Floor Grinder?

When it comes to buying a floor grinder, there are several options – a ride-on grinder or walk-behind model, planetary or rotary grinder, and also whether you should buy a propane or electric floor grinder. If you’re deciding between propane and electric, one is not better than the other, – in fact, from a performance […]