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Floor Scraper Description
Floor scrapers are fantastic pieces of equipment that can make short work of removing the top layer of flooring. The machines are able to remove many different types of flooring material with ease including ceramic tile, industrial coatings, urethane, epoxy, and even carpet. When you need to remove the top layer of flooring so you can get to the concrete beneath, a high quality floor scraper is essential. You will remove the top layer to expose the concrete, which you will then get ready for the new floor.
Contractors who are working on either residential or commercial projects will find these scrapers very useful. Even though they will take up the flooring and the coatings, they are generally not going to take up any concrete, so you should not have to worry about damaging the concrete below.
Features of floor scrapers
The scrapers are available in a couple of different basic styles. Some of the machines need to be pushed across the floor to scrape up the old flooring. Others will have rotary heads on the machine that will spin and remove the material below. Both of these will make the task of removing elements such as elastomeric coatings and carpet adhesives much easier.
In addition, there are some manual scrapers on the market. It might be a good idea to have some of these types of tools available for certain jobs, and to make sure you can get into every nook and corner that you need.
When you are making your choice for a floor scraper rental, be sure to consider the size of your project and the type of project. This will give you a better idea of the scraper that’s right for your needs. In addition to renting the scraper, you might want to look into renting certain attachments that will help to make your job easier.
For example, different blade attachments will work with different types of floors. Consider the type of floor you are working on and make sure you have the right attachment.
In addition, think about the size of the space and the size of the machine. You want to have something that is capable of getting into all of the corners and tight spaces, as well as the larger, open spaces.
Floor Scraper Manufacturers
Many companies make floor scrapers of varying styles and sizes. Some of the most popular brands out there include Blast Pro, National, Cucamonga Tool, and US Shotblast.