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Here are the Top 6 Must-Haves to Solve Your Industrial Flooring Problems

Kaloutas contractor repairing industrial floor Here are the Top 6 Must-Haves to Solve Your Industrial Flooring Problems

Your facility’s floor­ing is in many ways the unsung hero of your busi­ness, pro­vid­ing sup­port for your employ­ees and machin­ery. Indeed, it’s easy to take indus­tri­al floor­ing for grant­ed, but once there’s an issue, your entire oper­a­tion may be affect­ed. Com­mon floor­ing prob­lems include frac­tur­ing, spalling, blis­ter­ing, peel­ing, dis­col­oration, warp­ing, and more. If neglect­ed, these prob­lems can become larg­er and more dif­fi­cult to resolve. This is why it’s so impor­tant to have the resources and strate­gies in place to pre­vent indus­tri­al floor­ing prob­lems and fix them when they occur.

The Best Ways to Solve Indus­tri­al Floor Options

1. A Rig­or­ous Main­te­nance Routine

There is no short­age of indus­tri­al floor­ing options out there in terms of mate­ri­als, aes­thet­ics, instal­la­tion meth­ods, etc. That said, every type of floor­ing has at least one thing in com­mon: they all require reg­u­lar main­te­nance — that is, if you want your floors to last as long as pos­si­ble and look their best while doing it. Indus­tri­al floor main­te­nance includes tasks such as dai­ly sweep­ing, mop­ping, and/​or vac­u­um­ing, sched­uled deep clean­ings and inspec­tions, etc. Sim­ply put, keep­ing your floors clean and fre­quent­ly check­ing them for minor issues will keep them from falling apart.

2. A Well-Con­trolled Climate

Aside from typ­i­cal wear and tear from foot traf­fic and machin­ery, the major­i­ty of indus­tri­al floor­ing prob­lems stem from cli­mate-relat­ed mat­ters. Humid­i­ty and heat are the pri­ma­ry cul­prits here. Mois­ture from below the sub­strate can cause floors to delam­i­nate, and fluc­tu­at­ing tem­per­a­tures cause floors to expand and con­tract. So, if the con­di­tions of your facility’s inte­ri­ors are not well con­trolled, your floors will suf­fer as a result, open­ing the door­way for fur­ther prob­lems. Con­verse­ly, a bal­anced inter­nal cli­mate increas­es the sta­bil­i­ty of your floors.

3. Prop­er­ly Marked Floors

Stur­dy indus­tri­al floors are meant to help peo­ple get from point A to point B on the job. How­ev­er, if said floors are dif­fi­cult to nav­i­gate, var­i­ous prob­lems are bound to occur. For one thing, dull, dim­ly-lit floors are safe­ty haz­ards, con­tribut­ing to slips and falls. Addi­tion­al­ly, poor­ly-marked floors can make it dif­fi­cult for work­ers to know where it’s opti­mal or safe to walk or oper­ate machin­ery. These prob­lems speak to the impor­tance of both floor vis­i­bil­i­ty and indus­tri­al floor mark­ing. Keep­ing your floors clean and enhanc­ing your facility’s light­ing will increase over­all vis­i­bil­i­ty, and main­tain­ing clear floor mark­ings to sep­a­rate areas and guide per­son­nel will min­i­mize acci­dents and injuries.

4. The Right Equipment

In most cas­es, solv­ing any prob­lem requires the right tools — at the very least, hav­ing the right tools on hand can make life much eas­i­er. And when it comes to find­ing indus­tri­al floor­ing solu­tions, hav­ing the right equip­ment is a must. You’ll want access to state-of-the-art grinders, bur­nish­ers, high-pow­ered vac­u­ums, scrub­bers, sweep­ers — the list goes on. These tools facil­i­tate floor main­te­nance and help pre­pare floors for renovation.

5. Prop­er Pro­tec­tive Coatings

Even the best floors are sus­cep­ti­ble to dam­age. That said, the more you can do to pro­tect your floors from said harm, the bet­ter. You’ll have much few­er prob­lems to solve if said prob­lems don’t occur in the first place. This is where indus­tri­al floor cov­er­ings come in. Prop­er­ly seal­ing your floors is more than mere­ly an aes­thet­ic endeav­or — a well-sealed floor is pro­tect­ed from mois­ture, chem­i­cals, impact, ther­mal shock, microor­gan­isms, and more. 

6. A Reli­able Pro­fes­sion­al Floor­ing Partner

The five must-haves out­lined above are key to solv­ing your indus­tri­al floor­ing prob­lems, but stay­ing on top of them all can be a chal­lenge. For instance, it’s one thing to say you need the right equip­ment, but it’s anoth­er to invest in it and learn how to prop­er­ly use it. If floor main­te­nance and pro­tec­tion is out of your pro­fes­sion­al purview, the best thing you can do is find a reli­able indus­tri­al floor­ing con­trac­tor to care for your floors. Here at Kaloutas, we have the resources, tools, and knowl­edge to install, repair, replace, pro­tect, main­tain, and improve all types of indus­tri­al floor­ing, includ­ing con­crete floor­ing and epoxy floor­ing. So, if you’re hav­ing indus­tri­al floor­ing prob­lems, our team can pro­vide the solu­tion and so much more.

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