Tag: commercial floor care

You can’t afford to neglect your facility’s flooring. Dirty, deteriorating floors don’t just become major eyesores -- they also become health and safety hazards for employees, customers, and all other occupants. Of course, staying on top of commercial floor maintenance is often easier said than done. Certain processes require the right expertise and equipment to accomplish correctly, and not all businesses have the resources to dedicate to these important tasks day in and day out -- this i...

There’s a reason concrete floors can be found in a wide range of facilities across many industries. Concrete floors are durable, versatile, and relatively easy to maintain with the proper processes. That said, even the strongest concrete floor is susceptible to wear and tear, especially in a highly active setting. Proper commercial floor maintenance and repair are essential for keeping your concrete floors sturdy, safe, and beautiful. Beyond regular cleaning, your floors will need more thoroug...

Few features in your facility work harder than your floors. It’s easy to take your floors for granted, but they’re always there, allowing all occupants and equipment to travel from point A to B safely and efficiently. This constant pressure can take a toll on any floor, including the most durable commercial concrete flooring, which is why regular maintenance is key. However, any time and money spent on floor maintenance is time and money that could have been used elsewhere -- wouldn’t it b...

Your school’s gymnasium floors must be in proper shape to endure high levels of activity and keep students, staff, and guests safe at all times. Stripping and waxing your gym floors about every 12-18 months (or as needed) protects them from abrasions, spills, discoloration, and more while providing a smooth, slip-resistant, easy to clean surface for everyone to enjoy. Of course, any form of commercial floor maintenance takes time and inevitably interferes with a room’s standard operations --...

Commercial rubber floor

In a previous blog, we explored the various advantages of vinyl flooring for educational facilities. And while vinyl is certainly a good fit for many areas inside a school setting, this isn’t the only flooring material suited for schools; some rooms might require more flexibility, slip resistance, sound absorption, and more. Let’s examine why some educational facilities implement commercial rubber flooring inside their properties. Benefits of Implementing Commercial Rubber Flooring in Educa...

New laboratory floor

Laboratories are used across many industries for different purposes. One thing all labs have in common, however, is that they all must maintain a controlled environment for proper experimentation, observation, and safety. In any facility, floors can quickly harbor countless germs and contaminants -- for a lab to function properly, special attention must be paid to its floors, both in terms of its construction and properties.What to Look for in Laboratory FloorsBefore delving into the various flo...

Dumbells on a gymnasium floor

The flooring you select for your athletic facility is foundational for its ongoing success. No amount of high-quality equipment or services can make up for worn down, uncomfortable, and/or unsafe floors. Different gyms may be outfitted with different types of flooring, but rubber remains the most common choice for more reasons than one. Indeed, rubber floors suit gym settings perhaps better than any other type of flooring. Let’s explore in more detail why you should consider updating your gym ...

Health inspector looking at kitchen commercial floor

Food safety must be taken seriously at every level. If you own or manage a restaurant, taking a shortcut here or there can result in serious illness/injury, a tarnished reputation, severe legal penalties, and even a complete shutdown. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates its Food Code every four years to set guidelines for local governments and those in the food industry to follow. This document includes recommendations on matters like standards for food storage and facility clean...

Waxing a commercial floor

Periodically waxing your commercial floors (whether vinyl, epoxy, acrylic, linoleum, or VCT) protects them from scratches and stains, provides a glossy appearance, and minimizes visible surface imperfections. This critical form of commercial floor maintenance requires a bit of preparation before performing, however. Previous layers of wax must be removed from the surface before a new coat can be installed -- this process is known as stripping. Here’s how to properly prepare your commercial flo...

New commercial vinyl floor

At first glance, it might not seem like floors have much of an impact on learning outcomes. However, schools that lack sturdy, safe, aesthetically pleasing floors don’t do their students or faculty any favors. At best, worn down floors can become major distractions -- at worst, they’re serious safety hazards. Choosing the right type of flooring for your facility can truly make a difference. Let’s explore why commercial vinyl flooring, in particular, is a perfect fit for all kinds of educat...

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