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How Can You Preserve and Protect Your Floors This Winter?

Posted on Saturday, January 17, 2015

How Can You Preserve and Protect Your Floors This Winter?

Here at ResStone, we proudly and unashamedly live and breathe flooring. It is, after all, a crucial element in your industrial or commercial structure, providing style, safety, support, and efficiency.

It’s always important to be mindful of your floors, but that level of importance hits an all-time high during this time of year when the temperatures drop and New England is filled with ice, snow, sand, and salt. The surfaces under your feet are taking more of a beating than ever before.

So, what can you do about it?

Let’s take a look at some practical ideas for protecting your floors this winter season.

Preserving and Protecting Floors in Winter

Floor Protection and Maintenance

  • Quality Mats - Never underestimate the power of a floor mat. Especially when you place them strategically throughout your facility (near entrances is crucial!), you’re helping to provide a barrier of protection between your floor’s surface and abrasive shoes, equipment, etc. Invest in scraper mats outside your doors to catch the bulk of the sand and grit, then include wiper mats on the inside to collect moisture.
  • Regular Cleaning - When sand and dirt is left on a floor it just gets ground in over and over again with each passing step or rolling tire. As tedious as it might be, set up a consistent cleaning routine to help cut down on this damaging pattern.
  • Burnish or Polish - This adds another level of protection by helping to remove abrasives. And, as an added bonus, it looks great too!

Do You Need a Flooring Expert?

If you have questions about floor maintenance, or about whether or not you have the best flooring to meet the needs of your commercial or industrial environment, why not give us a call at ResStone Flooring? We proudly meet the needs of a wide variety of clients throughout the Northeast and would love the opportunity to help you in any way we can.

Kaloutas is New England's premier contractor for commercial & industrial painting, flooring, and related services. Established in 1987, Kaloutas has become a trusted resource for general contractors, facilities managers, and building owners from Connecticut to Maine. Our team prides itself on high quality workmanship, jobs done on time & budget, and tackling complex projects that other contractors don't have the experience or resources to handle. Contact us today for a painting or flooring estimate, or give us a call at 978-532-1414 to learn more.

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