Industrial Kitchen Flooring
Numerous industrial kitchens use tile on their floors. But the latest fashion in Orangevale is removing old tiles, exposing the concrete underneath, grinding it smooth, and installing epoxy coatings. Yet, a few people hesitate when considering epoxy topcoats in professional kitchens. So, we’d like to provide answers to some common concerns about epoxied floors in kitchens.
Isn’t Concrete Harsh on the Legs and Feet?
Many are concerned that a concrete floor will be too rough on their joints and feet, perhaps producing discomfort while in place for the extensive periods necessary during a restaurant shift. In fact, epoxy flooring can assist to alleviate this situation. West Coast Epoxy gives you the option to choose different degrees of depth and rigidity for your epoxy floor to help with vibration and impact. With the proper specifications during application, your epoxy floor can be better and safer for your joints and feet than plain concrete or tile options.
Kitchen Clean Up
A high-end color stained or epoxied concrete floor highlights a polyurethane sealer that is basically just as durable as the sealers we implement on garage floors and service areas with heavy traffic. Carts will not scuff it. Liquids can’t discolor it. Falling utensils won’t leave an impression. When it comes to strength, durability and ease of sanitation, coated concrete usually comes out on top.
Is Coated Concrete Too Slippery?
The clearcoat on any concrete surface can be customized to increase the traction. Certainly, a high gloss concrete surface like you see in an office building or retail store may be slippery and dangerous when wet, but in kitchens we don’t lay down the same topcoats as we employ in locations that prioritize looks over traction. That does not mean that your floor looks commercial or feels like it’s made with grit. The science behind epoxy sealants is far beyond that and offers us many beautiful methods of avoiding slick flooring that are authorized by expert building designers.
How Can I Get Epoxy Floors for My Kitchen?
Concrete is never dull when you request West Coast Epoxy colorize your kitchen floors. For a safe and useful work kitchen color-stained concrete or epoxy flooring can cover your specifications with an appealing appearance that competes very well with other surfaces. If you have other inquiries about concrete in the kitchen, talk to West Coast Epoxy for more information. We look forward to assisting you learn the advantages of concrete coatings in commercial kitchens.
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