Industrial Flooring Blog

For businesses hard on a floor

What you need to know to choose the right flooring for your demanding industry.

Typically, conversations about waterproof flooring begin with the assumption that liquid is spilling onto the surface of the floor. But if your industrial facility is near a waterway, coast, or underground aquifer, your moisture problems may be coming up from underneath.

Few industrial environments are more demanding than the factory floor. Manufacturers who build their facility with the wrong products find themselves in an endless and expensive cycle of replacement and repair as their processes hammer away at their building.

Whatever substances you work with, from food additives to industrial chemicals, end up on the floor. Then you probably clean the floor using a strong detergent. Protecting your building from that barrage of chemical attack is the job of chemical resistant (also known as corrosion resistant) flooring.

Questions to ask and factors to consider when choosing the best industrial flooring for your business.

How do I know how much grip my business' nonslip floor needs? And what do all of those R numbers actually mean?

Slip prevention often starts with dry floors. But in some industries, like auto detailing and beverage production, wet floors just go with the territory. So what can companies do?

Forty percent of the Top 50 craft breweries in the U.S. have Argelith brewery floors; the number rises to 56 percent of the Top 25 and seven out of the Top 10.

Putting a craft brewery in an historic building comes with some tough construction challenges, especially when it comes to the floor.

Tile floors perform differently depending their type. Before installing them in your facility, make sure you've chosen the right tile for your environment.

Your auto shop floor is subjected to a lot of abuse. Save yourself time, money and headaches down the road by installing a shop floor with high durability and low maintenance.

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