Roughly 80 percent of the dirt in a commercial building is tracked in through the main entrance. Trapping this dirt before it reaches interior floor surfaces is one of the simplest and most important ways of keeping floors clean. This can be accomplished with a well-placed entrance matting system.
A typical matting system would include an outside scraper mat, a foyer mat and an inside carpet mat.
An effective matting system will lower interior...
"If the floors shine, the building shines-and so do you." It's and old saying in the building service industry, but it applies today just as it did 50 years ago. Proper floor care plays a major role in the appearance of every building as well as in the health and safety of its occupants.
An effective floor care maintenance system provides several benefits to the building owner and the tenants. Regardless of the type of floor, good maintenance protects the floor and extends its useful life. Attractive floors improve the building's appearance and make a favorable impression on occupants and visitors. A pleasant building environment improves the disposition of the people who visit or work there, and it adds to the building's economic value. Floors that have been
The first and most important element in a successful commercial and industrial floor care program is developing and maintaining the optimum floor care service schedule. By scheduling routine and periodic floor maintenance at the right frequency, you will extend the life of the finish, protect your floors, and reduce the frequency of stripping and refinishing procedures. Routine daily floor maintenance prevents dirt from embedding in the surface and creating gradual discoloration, topical wear, and surface abrasion.
VCT floor maintenance frequencies will wary from building to building, among different sections of a building, and even among different areas of a room or hallway. For example,