Product Description: The Spartan CLEAN on the GO Chemical Management System is a set of products designed to better control the costs associated with the use of cleaning solutions in your company.
The system comes in several different configurations, but essentially it revolves around the use of a dispenser that connects to a bottle of cleaning concentrate. The concentrate is a two litter bottle that provides 33 gallons of ready to use product. The dispensers come in different shapes and sizes based upon the desired use.
Some of these dispensers are wall mounted while others are completely portable. The dispensing unit that we purchased (and seen in the picture above) is a Spartan Clean on The Go® Low Flow Dispenser – 1 gpm. It’s wall mounted and it connects to a single two liter bottle of cleaning concentrate.
When you want to switch solutions you simply swap out the concentrate bottle. Currently there are over 20 different cleaning solutions available which include a glass and hard surface cleaner, a degreaser, smoke and odor eliminator, floor cleaner and various bathroom cleaners to name a few.
Closing out the system are specialty labeled spray bottles that pair up with the matching cleaning agent. They are color coded which makes for easy identification. This means you’ll have to purchase a set of spray bottles for each new solution you introduce into your cleaning arsenal.
Product Manufacturer: Spartan Chemical is the manufacturer.
Ideal Product Use: If you are new – or a smaller cleaning company in general – then the Spartan Clean on The Go® Low Flow Dispenser – 1 gpm would be your best bet. If you owned a larger operation then the more robust units – the ones that allow you to connect several bottles of concentrate at the same time – would be a better buy.
While these can be hooked up at the job site, we never did that because we wanted to keep the costs down. We installed ours at our office and had one of our staff members take care of filling the bottles and restocking the shelves. This worked out very well for our situation.
Product Pros: Very easy to install and operate. Staff members can be easily trained on its use via the simple color coding and matching spray bottle concept. One 2 liter bottle makes 33 gallons of ready to use solution which drastically cuts your overhead as far as cleaning agents go, thus maximizing your profit. Works with either a residential or commercial cleaning operation.
Product Cons: Though not a big concern some distributors may require a minimum order. For instance you may be required to purchase a case (usually of 4 each) of each individual concentrate.
Product Cost: The Spartan Clean on The Go® Low Flow Dispenser – 1 gpm comes in around $175.00. The other more robust units generally cost anywhere from $250.00 to $600.00. The concentrates have of broad range of anywhere from $33.00 per case (4 two liter bottles) for floor floor cleaner to over $200.00 for a case (4 two liter bottles) of smoke and odor remover.
Product Availability: This product is purchased through a network of national and local distributors. We purchased our system and associated cleaning concentrates from a local janitorial supply house.
My Final Thoughts: If you are interested in maximizing your profit margins and creating a uniform system of cleaning solutions then the Spartan CLEAN on the GO Chemical Management System is something you should consider.
The initial cost may set you back a bit due to the one time expense of the dispenser not to mention purchasing the solutions by the case, but the overall savings you will benefit going forward will be well worth the cost.
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