Hot Tips: Flooring Materials
Entrance Flooring Systems
- By Renee Hite
- June 1st, 2016
Flooring is usually the first thing that is regularly compromised, especially at
high-traffic entrances. Your entrance is where
the first line of defense should start for trapping
dirt and water.
The flooring product industry has
changed significantly and will never stop
changing, but the one thing that will be
consistent is the significant role entrance
flooring systems play to ensure the entrance
is kept clean and safe for building users and
Entrance flooring systems play an integral
part by helping to keep the entrance safe
from slips, trips and falls while providing
exceptional defense for managing dirt and
water entering your building. The purpose of
all entrance flooring systems is to allow dirt
and water to fall through the system, trapping
debris underneath the system while keeping
the top surface clean. These systems partner
well with many types of conditions, depths
and flooring products. Employing an entrance
flooring system in a recessed pit allows for
a smooth transition from one top surface to
another. These systems are also available for
surface-mounted applications using specific
ADA-compliant frame options.
Entrance flooring systems combine
design and functionality with an array of
insert and logo options, including the ability
to work with other types of surrounding
flooring materials to optimize a positive first
Now is the time to integrate an entrance
flooring system in your new or existing building
and win the war on dirt.
This article originally appeared in the June 2016 issue of College Planning & Management.
Renee Hite is the assistant Business Development manager for interior wall protection at Construction Specialties. To learn more visit www.c-sgroup.com, call 800/233-8493 or email Renee at firstname.lastname@example.org.