Josh Locke

Grinding & Polishing Concrete: 3 Reasons It's Better to Use a Floor System

By Josh Locke September 15, 2021

Grinding and Polishing floor system are developed procedures with a series of steps, that when..

Walk-Behind Floor Removal Machines Vs. Ride-Ons: Which is Right For You?

By Josh Locke September 2, 2021

In the industry of floor demolition, thanks to advancements in floor scraping technology, there are..

What is the Best Walk Behind Floor Removal Machine For Your Rental Fleet?

By Josh Locke June 23, 2021

I know your main priority is ROI.... and I know it's tempting think that buying the cheapest..

How to Use a Concrete Scarifier like a Pro

By Josh Locke June 9, 2021

Concrete Scarifying is a fairly basic operation, but like most construction-related operations, you..

5 Concrete Polishing Tips to Increase Profits

By Josh Locke May 3, 2021

 Polished Concrete is a flooring option that is becoming more and more popular every day. With the..

How to Best Remove Tile from a Concrete Floor

By Josh Locke October 6, 2017

Removing tile from a concrete floor can be a huge task for any flooring contractor. Often retail or..

Quick Beginner Tips to Improve Your Concrete Floor Grinding

By Josh Locke September 18, 2017

If you're new to concrete grinding, I'm sure you've realized that it can be a lot more complicated..

Electrical Specification Sheet for Construction and Surface Prep Equipment [Download Your Free Copy]

By Josh Locke August 28, 2017

In the construction and surface prep industry, there are various situations where an electrician is..

Concrete Equipment Consumer Checklist: Know Which Questions to Ask

By Josh Locke August 14, 2017

If you’re a contractor or dealer working in, or serving the site and surface preparation, and..

3 Reasons You'll Want to Rent OR Buy This Walk Behind Floor Scraper

By Josh Locke July 28, 2017

Having the right equipment for the job is must if you want to succeed in the surface preparation..

Terminator Ride-On Floor Scraper Comparison: T3000EI Vs. Infinity

By Josh Locke April 21, 2017

The Terminator Ride-On Floor Scraper line has been around since the early 90’s. The original..

Ride on Floor Scrapers: 2 Things You Could Be Doing Wrong

By Josh Locke April 13, 2017

Ride on Floor Scrapers are built for tough flooring removal. Our Terminators can easily rip through..

Reading and Understanding Connectors and Nameplates

By Josh Locke March 10, 2017

There are many things that are important to know when going to a new job site with industrial..

When To Use A Concrete Scarifier

By Josh Locke March 8, 2017

A Concrete Scarifier is one of the most productive pieces of surface prep equipment for heavy..

Single Phase VS. Three Phase Power: North American Edition

By Josh Locke February 23, 2017

The concrete and construction industry is very obviously dependent on heavy duty equipment. Most..

Beginner Tips to Starting Your DIY Concrete Makeover With Small Grinders

By Josh Locke February 3, 2017

This blog is written for all you Do-It-Yourselfers looking to refurbish concrete. Whether it’s a..

Terminator Tooling 101

By Josh Locke January 26, 2017

Our Terminator Ride-On Floor Scrapers are some of our most innovative and impressive pieces of..

Small Concrete Grinders: Which One Do You Need?

By Josh Locke January 25, 2017

If you’re working in the Surface Preparation industry, I’m sure you’ve used a small concrete..

3 Ride-On Power Trowel Maintenance Tips

By Josh Locke January 17, 2017

Maintaining your concrete equipment is incredibly important. It will ensure that your equipment is..

4 Sales Challenges in the Construction and Surface Prep Industry, and How to Overcome Them

By Josh Locke January 13, 2017

The construction Industry is booming and with this massive industry growth, there are more and more..

Terminator Comparison: Which Model is Right for You?

By Josh Locke January 6, 2017

Our Terminator line is one that Bartell Global is very proud of. A lot of time and hard work went..

Quick Tips to Help You Be More Effective In Sales

By Josh Locke December 16, 2016

Sales can be a tricky, especially in an industry like construction and surface preparation where..

Equipment Buying 101: What Are Your Buying Priorities?

By Josh Locke November 23, 2016

How many times have you made a decision to purchase or invest in something over another, because of..

Tips to help build a great team for your business

By Josh Locke November 9, 2016

When running or owning a business there are many variables that can be unpredictable and out of..

Wet VS. Dry Grinding and Polishing

By Josh Locke October 20, 2016

When it comes to grinding and polishing concrete, many of you may know that it can be done wet, or..

Small Grinders: Best Options for Dealers and Rental Houses

By Josh Locke October 14, 2016

Generally, we don’t like to do too many product focused blogs because we like offer objective..

5 Things Pros Do Before Polishing Concrete

By Josh Locke September 29, 2016

If you’re new to polishing or want better results, we’ve put together 5 things the Pros do that..

Walk Behind Floor Removal Machine Purchase Check List

By Josh Locke September 27, 2016

When looking to purchase a walk behind floor scraper there are a few key areas that you should pay..

Comparing Walk Behind Floor Removal Machines

By Josh Locke September 20, 2016

In the flooring removal industry, there are many options out there. Everything from manual scrapers..

The Importance of Choosing the Right Dust Extraction Equipment

By Josh Locke September 16, 2016

Choosing the right Dust Extraction Equipment for whatever machine you’re using, or having the..

CFM vs. Water Lift - Dust Extraction Equipment

By Josh Locke September 8, 2016

In the construction and demolition industries Vacuums or Dust Extraction Equipment are used as a..

Why You Want Jet Pulse Filter Cleaning

By Josh Locke August 18, 2016

Jet Pulse filter cleaning, is an important feature for dust extractor systems with certified..

HEPA Filters: Know When You're Being Scammed

By Josh Locke August 11, 2016

With the new OSHA Regulation change and a greater understanding of the side-effects from..

Bartell Global Acquires Contec NA

By Josh Locke August 8, 2016

Bartell Global Equipment Expansion in the North American Surface Preparation Market

3 Customer Ideas for Terminators Made Reality

By Josh Locke June 27, 2016

If you’ve ever had to phone in a complaint to a big name brand company, you can likely relate to..

Floor Demolition Without Vacating the Building

By Josh Locke June 24, 2016

Any opportunity a contractor has to make their client happier is something they should pursue. If..

Ride-On Floor Scrapers: Battery VS Propane

By Josh Locke June 8, 2016


Earn More Customers with Ride-On Floor Scraping

By Josh Locke June 8, 2016

If you’re a carpet or floor installer and have heard of ride-on floor scrapers but never tried one,..

2 Factors That Make a Solid Ride-On Floor Scraper

By Josh Locke June 2, 2016

When you’re making an investment on a brand new piece of equipment like a ride-on floor scraper,..

When Are You Ready to Buy a Ride-On Floor Scraper?

By Josh Locke May 30, 2016

Contractors who only occasionally need to pull up a floor using a ride-on floor scraper tend to..

Amp Hours for Ride-On Floor Scrapers: The Secrets Revealed

By Josh Locke May 20, 2016

Production rates in a ride-on floor scraper are important. We’ve written about that before. But..

How Many Heads Does A Great Grinder Polisher Need?

By Josh Locke November 20, 2015

As it pertains to concrete Floor Grinders, contractors today have a ton of options when making a..

Introducing the iShine Floor System

By Josh Locke July 25, 2015

The term ‘floor system’ is often used when referring to a developed procedure that contains a..

Beginners Guide to Surface Prep

By Josh Locke June 16, 2015

Surface Preparation. What's it about? Even if you're a pro in the industry, there may be some..

What is Shotblasting? - Shotblast Education Month

By Josh Locke April 10, 2015

I’m sure you’ve heard the term “Shot Blasting” before in the surface preparation industry. It..

Applications & Uses Of Shot blasting - Shot blasting Education Month

By Josh Locke April 1, 2015

Why Shotblasting Education month? Over the past 6 months, we have heard an increasing interest in..


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