Cleaning Trolleys

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Chappers096
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Jan 2019 10 07:49

Cleaning Trolleys

Hi all hope you are all well!

Quick question regarding cleaning trolleys, we have very old numatic versa clean things that do not steer straight at all, one of my cleaners now will not move it as it had been pulling her back due to it not steering properly and steering very stiff. She has been to her GP about it and GP agrees that she shouldn't use it until we sort the problem out which i respect and i move it to her area for her.

Im looking at getting new trolleys anyway but there are hundreds out there some stupidly expensive and some reasonable, could you recommend any decent ones, all i need basically is :
2 mop buckets with wringer
2 cloth 5l buckets to rinse cloths
and storage to store gloves/spray bottles and spare cloths etc

Thankyou!

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Jan 2019 10 08:59

Re: Cleaning Trolleys

I dont know if this will help, but.. I have replaced the wheels on a couple of dinner tray trollys. Have a look at "Casters Online", a great company who can supply casters for pretty much anything. It might save some money? Good luck whatever you decide to do. [Success.png]

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Jan 2019 10 11:15

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Sounds like you have a spermarket trolly problem that always goes in the opposite direction to which you want to go, as rockstar says try renewing the castors first. [Like.png]
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Jan 2019 10 11:46

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Yes, the castors are prob picking up hair and thread, and other muck. If they are plastic castors (socket fitting) they can be difficult to get off and need a large screwdriver to prise off. https://www.castors-online.co.uk/acatal ... stors.html
If they are metal you may be able to unbolt them to give them a clean out and pulling whatever off them may help, but some are riveted so may be difficult to clean or they are just old and worn out.
As said you can get new ones so finding the right size for the fixing holes (bolting centres, prob 50mm by 50mm) is important and how many are swivel or fixed. https://www.castors-online.co.uk/acatal ... ml#SID=100
A very good cheap option than buying new ones.
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Jan 2019 10 16:22

Re: Cleaning Trolleys

Thanks Guys, ive found some that fit

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Jan 2019 10 18:40

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It can do your Hip, Knees and Back in once round the Supermarket when a wheel is binding, she has my sympathies

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