Choosing Epoxy Floor Coatings

7 Reasons Businesses Are Choosing Epoxy Floor Coatings

If you have the responsibility of choosing which floor coating is to be used to replace and renew the existing one anywhere in your business, then epoxy floor coating is one which you should seriously consider. For many, they simply choose it because it is used on so many business and industrial floors, that they simply follow the crowd.

If so many businesses are satisfied by the epoxy floors in their premises, then it must have some qualities which makes it popular, however, if you are yet to choose, why not consider more closely some of the many benefits that epoxy floor coatings can offer, to confirm you are making the best choice.

Quick And Easy Installation: We assume you are going to employ a professional floor company that are experts in installing it. As such, because of the way in epoxy floors are laid you will benefit greatly from the speed with which it can be done, meaning less upheaval and downtime for your business.

Very Low Maintenance: While epoxy floors are not exactly ‘set it and forget it’ they are close as you can get because you will find that the amount of maintenance they require is minimal, and certainly, versus wood and carpeted flooring, there is no comparison.

In terms of cleaning them, their smooth surface makes it much easier to sweep them, and as they are non-porous, mopping them with detergent and water can be done quickly and without any risk to the surface.

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Carpet Cleaning Myths

7 Carpet Cleaning Myths You Must Ignore

It is true that much upset, damage and mayhem has been created by people following old wives’ tales and myths. This is especially true with regards to carpet cleaning,  and if you have ever seen a carpet completely ruined because the owner used a method ‘the fella down the pub swore would get it clean’, you would know what we mean.

To ensure you do not fall victim to the same issues, caused by a so-called expert who knows as much about carpet cleaning, as he does about nuclear fusion, we have outlined the most common myths related to cleaning carpets.

Myth #1 – Remove Stains By Rubbing Them: One of the most common myths, and complete nonsense. When you rub a stain, you are actually driving it deeper into the carpet’s fibres, making it even harder to remove. If you have a stain, get a cloth, warm water, and gently dab the stain in an attempt to soak it up.

Myth #2 – Dishwasher Liquid Is Great For Spot Cleaning: Dishwasher liquid might be a relatively mild cleaning fluid, but if used on carpets, it can leave a residue, which is sticky. Now you know what happens with sticky things…things stick to them! This means dirt and grit sticking to your carpet and making it even dirtier, as a result.

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