In the education sector it’s essential the right flooring is chosen, to withstand the regular heavy foot traffic within a short amount of time.
The common requirements is a balance of durability, slip resistance and ease of cleaning to provide a safe hygienic environment for staff and pupils.
Durable Hygienic Flooring with a Seamless Connection
It is essential for a learning environment to maintain a high standard of cleanliness to prevent the spread of germs reaching the staff and students.
Regular cleaning regimes are put in place frequently throughout the day to ensure a safe and clean environment. Therefore the design of the facility requires to be easy to clean, in particular the floor.
A popular choice of flooring within education is vinyl. Although it is easy to clean over time it can rip crease and curl which can cause a build-up of dirt and bacteria. This does not only effect the hygiene standards but also effects the aesthetic appearance of the environment.
Alternatively, a resin floor provides a durable hardwearing surface which is ideal for environments where high volumes of pedestrian traffic occurs.
In addition a resin floor creates a seamless connection between floor and wall, which eliminates any joints or crevasses to increase clean ability and maintenance.
Slip resistant Safety Flooring
Slips and trips are accidents that can occur in all educational premises. The main potential reasons for this is the busy rush of people running around or contamination of food spillages, the outdoors or wet surfaces.
Although cleaning regimes play a major contribution to reduce this, a surface with a slip resistant profile can help decrease the risk of slips and trips.
A degree of aggregate can be applied to the desired level of slip resistance that is necessary to provide safety under foot.
Resin flooring fit for any environment
The advantage of a resin floor is that it is so versatile it can be installed throughout the entire premises including:
In addition a resin floor can come in a range of finishes from any colour as well as decorative quartz to create a fun and stimulating learning environment.
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