It is true that many offices have plush carpets but what about those offices that have a concrete floor, and where using a carpet would not be suitable or appropriate? The answer is to either use concrete floor coatings or concrete paint which can provide a superb finish, which in most cases is even safer than the use of carpet.
In fact, using concrete floor coatings to refinish a concrete floor in an office setting has many advantages for the business that does so, and for those who work in that office.
One of the top reasons that a business will choose to have its concrete office floors refinished using special concrete floor coating is that it will greatly prolong the life of that floor. Obviously concrete is a relatively robust material, however, it can deteriorate, and get damaged.
Rather than having the upheaval of closing the office every time when repairs are needed due to a problem with, or damage to, the concrete floor, with a coating protecting it there is little chance of any remedial work ever being needed.
Safer And Healthier Working Environment
Offices are not the first workplace that would normally come to mind when thinking about accidents at work, however, they can, and most certainly, do, happen there. Concrete floor coatings are non-slip so even if someone is rushing to the photo copier, they should have a secure grip underfoot.
Concrete floor coatings are also healthier in the sense that unlike carpets and other soft floor coverings, they do not attract and retain bacteria and other undesirables, such as allergens.
One of the ways in which business owners and their staff who work in offices, are always pleasantly surprised is with the huge amount of choice they have with regards to the appearance and the colour of the concrete floor coatings they are choosing.
Modern concrete floor paints come in just about any colour you can think of, and the coatings also have a wide range of colour options. There are also choices with respect to the type of finish, style, or design that the coating creates, with different gloss levels, coatings that have flakes, and patterns on the floor all possible.
Low Maintenance and Easy to Clean
One of the greatest advantages of using concrete floor coating in an office, or indeed in any commercial or business facility, is that the amount of maintenance that it requires is virtually nil. Once it has been laid, concrete floor coatings should last for many years and unless there is a deliberate attempt to damage it, it will barely need touching.
The exception is obviously that it will need cleaning but then that applies to any floor. The benefit of concrete floor coatings is that cleaning them is extremely easy, and, as they are perfectly smooth, there is nowhere for particles of dust and dirt to get trapped. Other cleaning jobs such as mopping, polishing, or buffing the floor are every bit as easy.
If you were to compare the cost of replacing a concrete office floor with the cost of refinishing it, the difference is huge. Not only that, the amount of time required for each is considerable different too, and on both counts, the concrete floor coating wins. In addition, as we’ve just mentioned, maintenance and cleaning are easier, and as such, the cost of doing either is minimal too.