Does your industrial unit look a bit tired? Do you know what a floor coating is? We are going to explain the benefits of having industrial floor coatings, and why it will enhance the interior aesthetics of your building.
About industrial floor coatings?
One of the main things you have to think about when working within any industrial business is the health and safety of people visiting and employees. There are many safety regulations you are going to need to meet, and industrial floor coatings allow you to do so. There are a wide range of floor coatings available to you from water dispersible, epoxy high build, epoxy resin and other polyurethane materials.
Many people tend to forget about the flooring when revamping an existing property or moving into a new one. Industrial floor coatings should be one of your top priorities; it can improve the productivity as well as the general safety of employees.
Epoxy floor coatings are usually the most popular when it comes to industrial floor coatings services. Epoxy coatings act as a sealant and can often be applied to the concrete flooring that already exists within the property. Many industries will significantly benefit from such coatings including:
- Manufacturing factories
- Food and Beverage
- Sports facilities
Why should I consider industrial floor coatings?
Industrial floor coatings are a great way of preventing hazards and are highly resistant to chemicals. To use an example, chemical spillages can easily happen within many different sectors mentioned. If your floor is coated correctly, you will experience no staining nor any physical damage to the flooring.
Benefits of having floor coatings
Durability is one of the main benefits you will experience from floor coatings; concrete floors can withstand a significant amount of footfall as well as other damages. However, by adding a floor coating, you can increase the lifespan of the concrete and can save yourself a few pennies in having to replace the flooring.
Applying floor coatings also adds strength to floor coatings, especially if you are looking at having an epoxy floor coating applied. If you are an industry that requires large mechanical machinery your flooring is less likely to wear and tear. Often with large amounts of people walking over the flooring or machinery being used, your flooring systems are more likely to fade and become worn. If your flooring does not have a coating applied if a chemical were to spill you may find the flooring system cracks or can degrade significantly quicker.
Industrial floor coatings are great for improving the aesthetics of the floor. Expoxy paint is available in a large variety of colours, take a read of Learn Coatings blog post on Choosing the right colours for epoxy floors. If you end up opting for a high-gloss finish over the top of your chosen colour, it will instantly brighten the room or factory. If your property is a large space with minimal windows, it can be hard to get light around. By adding a gloss coating you can dramatically increase the effect of reflective lighting, not only is this better for health and safety but it also makes the property appear bigger from the inside.
Floor coatings are excellent if you want to do minimal maintenance, without them you will spend a considerable amount of time and money regularly tending to the flooring. They extremely easy to clean and wipe, once the coating has fully set it is often completely smooth on top. Hospitals often use this type of floor coating on the walls as well as the floor. Body fluids can contain significant amounts of bacterium and virus’; bacteria can grow at an extremely fast rate so its vital that it is cleaned away as soon as possible. Without floor coatings, these types of germs and other chemicals can sit and accumulate within the porous material.
Safety is paramount in any industry; most floor coatings are designed with safety in mind. Epoxy flooring coatings are often fire resistant which is also another great feature. Coatings are resistant to chemicals, slippages and extreme temperatures. All of which means your employees will be safe while working.
Other benefits include:
- Chemical Resistant
- Hard Wearing
- Abrasion Resistant
- Solvent Free
- Low Odour
If you are looking to add a touch of colour to your commercial unit why not think about floor coatings. If you own a sports facility and wish to embed your emblem or logo you can do so within the floor coating without affecting the overall smoothness of the flooring.
It might come as a surprise, but floor coatings do not take as long as you may think. Due to the chemicals in the coating systems, it means it can dry quickly as well as getting the perfect finish. We normally recommend getting it done before you open for business however if you are doing it while you are open it will only take a couple of days to finish.
Above is just a few of the reasons why installing industrial floor coating is beneficial for any building. We also include many colours for you to choose from, such as Light Grey, Beige and Tile Red. These sophisticated and smart colours give off a professional and highly respected look. The technique which we use is popular with many, we have been known to provide our services for top brand companies such as Bentley Motor Cars and Jaguar Cars. CJ Coatings provide a high-class service for all of our clients, as we appreciate the overall appearance of the workplace is just as important as the service which is being provided.
If you want to prevent any injuries or any potential danger from occurring within the building, then we highly recommend you get an industrial floor coating from CJ Coatings. With evident experience in easy accidents happening, by slipperiness and poor maintenance condition from the workplace. We always think it is far better to be safe than sorry.