We are ready to consult with you on picking the right materials for your commercial flooring needs and this article will give you a primer on the why’s of various choices. Your business needs should be a top determinant of what material you use and we can answer any questions you have along the way.
Style and Purpose
Moving to a new space, or rebranding your current one are both big business steps. The way you present yourselves to not only your customers but your staff as well leave more than the first impression of your business. Your products and services can be great but your commercial space is still going to reflect your business’s values. Flooring is more complicated than a fresh coat of paint and potentially a significant investment.
What impression are you hoping to create with your commercial space? If you’re looking to impress your clientele, the right flooring can make all the difference.
The purpose of the flooring area is also important. Medical buildings get a large amount of foot traffic and wear from medical equipment and would have different needs from a law firms office space.
Retail industries adhere to companies visual branding standards and corporate identity. You may not be a franchise owner, but you can still take these concepts into consideration for the vision of your companies image. High-end stores that focus on fashion may need to present a sophisticated aesthetic with a product such as hardwood floors. Other storefronts may have budgetary requirements and choose more pragmatic utilitarian choices such as vinyl and carpet. Carpet tile is another popular choice for workspaces that need a softer style.
Industrial Commercial Properties
The floor of your commercial or industrial property takes a lot of punishment, especially if you operate a restaurant or manufacturing facility using caustic chemicals. Your choice in flooring materials has a major impact on the safety, cleanliness, and durability of its surface.
Tiles can be used for high traffic areas, but become uncomfortable for employees or customers that are standing for long periods. Your aesthetic choices should blend with your business needs.
Subfloor and Construction Requirements
How level is the floor? What is the subfloor made of? There is a difference not only for installation considerations, but materials selections for concrete or plywood subfloors. Above and below grade surfaces as well as climate exposure all factor into what will make the best choice for your project.
Installing the correct commercial floors that meet your business and branding needs is something we do well.
We understand the importance of meeting timelines as well. Your business needs to be running and we will communicate with you every step of the way.
For more complete information on flooring selections, see our articles on vinyl plank flooring, hardwood flooring and tiles.