The Key Features of Industrial Flooring

If your industrial setting requires new flooring, you may think it is as simple as finding the cheapest floor from your nearest provider; on the contrary, getting the right industrial flooring requires an understanding of all it should be able to provide. Those unsure of exactly what an industrial floor should be able to offer your setting are recommended to read on and discover these key features.

Simple Installation

When you are responsible for ensuring operations run as smoothly as possible it is highly important that a floor complete with simple installation is chosen. This will ensure that downtime within the setting is reduced, even if it is a factory in operation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Remember that it is not just you and your workforce that will see the flooring, potential clients are often eager to see the hub of a business which is often the factory floor. You will need to make sure your flooring is modern and smart to make that all important right first impression.

Slip Resistance

No installation at your industrial setting should ever compromise the safety of staff members, therefore taking the time to ensure the flooring you choose is slip resistant is of extremely high importance. It is a sad fact that many injure themselves in the work place through avoidable accidents, so do your bit to reduce this through appropriate flooring.


Flooring often correlates with a certain area, therefore if you decide to change the layout of the premises you will need to make sure the flooring can move with it so as to avoid confusion. Areas are often colour coded for safety reasons so this really is something you will need to take into consideration in order to avoid the costs of new flooring with each move around.


Insulation is something you will need to make sure the flooring you choose offers as large industrial settings can often be cold. Low temperatures can not only affect the productivity of the workforce, they can also have a detrimental impact on parts within essential machinery, leading to costly repairs or even replacement.

Whether you have just purchased a large industrial property or you are simply looking to rejuvenate your existing space, industrial flooring is one area where you really shouldn’t be cutting corners so make sure the company you choose offers flooring that provides all of the above.

Sophie understands the importance of high quality industrial flooring, having encountered first-hand the problems that can arise through substandard flooring within a busy setting. 

Note: This is a guest post from Sophie


  1.  I agree that slip resistance is very important in work settings, it increases employee productivity and decreases risk for property owners.  SlipNOT metal products provide a permanent solution for slippery areas in any environment. From stair treads to drain covers and platforms, SlipNOT manufactures countless safety products in steel, stainless and aluminum.

  2. These things should always be considered when choosing flooring materials. These would help in
    having great flooring. And I guess the cost should also be at the list.


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