Power Up: Battery VS Electric

Power Up: Battery VS Electric

Both corded and battery operated scrubbers offer the same great cleaning functionality. 

Corded scrubber

Corded scrubber

Corded electric scrubbers are usually 20” or under. Their benefits include unlimited run time and require less maintenance. They are also economical and lighter in weight allowing easier transport than heavier battery powered machines. The downside to the electric scrubber can be the cord itself. The operator will have to work around the cord and have electrical outlets every 50 feet or so. On the upside, there is no stopping to charge the batteries.     

Battery powered scrubber

Battery-powered Scrubber

Battery scrubbers are more maneuverable with no time spent looking for electrical outlets and moving cords. Most new small scrubbers come with maintenance-free batteries with onboard chargers. This makes charging very convenient as any outlet can charge it up. In addition, maintenance-free batteries are sealed so there is no need to check electrolyte levels and add distilled water periodically. The initial investment is a little more expensive, but many of our customers end up liking the smaller battery scrubbers better than the corded versions.  

If you have any questions about what would best suit your needs, feel free to call us today: 501-844-1811.