Installing new floors in your office?
If you are considering new commercial flooring for your business, you should keep a variety of factors in mind. It is different from installing flooring in your home and you have to think past your personal preferences. When you are deciding on new flooring for your business, you need to make sure that you keep it appealing to potential customers and clients. There are a few tips that you should keep in mind when you are going through the commercial flooring installation process.
The first thing you should keep in mind is your brand. You should first think about what you are trying to convey as a company and choose colors, patterns and other components around that. If your brand is bold and bright, you can consider your logo colors and apply those to the design of your floor. If your business is more conservative then you can use neutral colors for the flooring. You should also consider your building, as a lot of buildings have been designed with a particular kind of flooring in mind. If it is an industrial building that was remodeled for business purposes, you may want to consider using industrial lines and materials that complement the building’s design.
You should also consider the noise that will be produced by people walking on this flooring. While tile and wood flooring can look great, you should be aware that they will be quite noisy if you have many customers walking on them every day, especially if you have a large space. A material like cork, in contrast, can help stifle sound and lead to a quieter and more peaceful business space. You can also consider adding carpet if you want to minimize the sound level of people moving around. You should also keep in mind that you want whatever flooring material you choose to last for as long a time as possible. You should keep in mind that the most versatile flooring materials, such as vinyl and laminate, tend to last for shorter times, particularly in high traffic areas. Materials such as tile and wood would do not give you as many options, but they will last longer.
As you can see, there is quite a bit to consider when you are thinking about new flooring options for your business. You should weigh out all of the options and consider what would be best for your brand and business purposes overall.
Come speak with one of our flooring professionals to learn more about the best flooring option for your business.