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EMS Station Flooring

Flooring In Emergency Medical Service Stations

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Today any modern Emergency Medical Service station is going to have to closely relate to the healthcare industry as well as to the safety of the various personnel who of course must work as well as live in those particular facilities. Thus in essence such an EMS station will have residential needs as well as specific needs that pertain especially for the “industry” that is conducted there.

As for the residential needs of course such flooring will have to be easy to maintain and keep as clean as possible. That means that some over and above means of cleanliness are usually called for, as the occupants may necessarily be called in to work at a moment’s notice. Safety stripes are often painted on the floors to delineate areas that are either dangerous or could offer a potential for danger. For instance areas around the fire trucks are often marked to prevent someone from being in the way of the fast moving vehicle.

Because EMS stations must deal with people who may be in a hurry, frequently special conditions may apply. This is why all interior flooring will need to be chosen in order to minimize the possible likelihood of any slips and falls. In addition such floors need to be easily cleaned, as well as durable. This is why the choice of flooring material will always be in the heavy-duty grades. Today with the available treatment of the high-gloss flooring to render it non slip, even a high gloss floor is possible.

With regard to newer flooring options for the EMS station flooring, today aggregate is frequently introduced to render the floor totally slip proof. Antibacterial flooring is also a strong consideration for such locations. Lower priced flooring unfortunately cannot measure up to higher quality flooring such as Silikal for EMS station flooring.

First of all Silikal is professionally laid with infinite care by licensed and bonded floor technicians. In addition Silikal flooring installers are certified trained. This means to the EMS station designer that exactly what is needed for their particular needs in flooring will be done correctly and without undue waste of time.

The flooring designers that Silikal utilizes are knowledgeable as to the distinctive needs that an EMS station floor requires. Development and implementation of the proper EMS station flooring is made simple by those who are experienced in flooring as Silikal is.

With Silikal, due to its non-porous nature there is never any water, dirt, or bacteria that can rest on the flooring surface, thus it can never attach itself to the floor or go underneath the flooring. This is partly the reason why Silikal flooring is so easy to clean, which is very important to an EMS station. The anti-slip Silikal flooring surfaces actually reduce or even prevent slips, falls or any flooring slip related incidents.

Once laid, a Silikal EMS station floor will never need to be laid again, nor even be brought up to date for any reason. Silikal is renowned to be a lifetime floor due to the fact that it will outlast the property it is installed in!


Healthcare Design Flooring

Flooring Designed For The Healthcare Industry

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Examination has shown that healthcare environmental design can play a substantial role in patient wellness as well as healing. Granting that patient wellness and their well-being is an uppermost priority, when seeking healthcare design flooring, there are many state-of-the-art flooring options which should be addressed. Beyond function, there is accessibility and safety to keep in mind. Throughout the process, those in charge must discern the fact that flooring will positively affect the healthcare environment and of course those who are surrounded by the environment, namely the staff as well as the patients.

As we are all aware demand for healthcare has continued to grow, and this also means that the demand for healthcare institutions has also grown by leaps and bounds. The environments that these institutions need are substantially different from say a restaurant or an office building. There are times when a brand new facility is going up, and thus needs to utilize LEEDS quality building materials, and at other times an existing facility may simply be adding a new medical office, or a brand new operating room, but no matter the stage of growth being experienced by any facility, healthcare design flooring is a total necessity.

At any of the above stages consideration must be given to such things as stain resistance, and even ease of ambulation for the patients. The heads of the healthcare facility in question will be greatly interested in lowermost life cycle costs while the medical side will care mostly about cleanliness and the chance of contamination and also the seamlessness of the flooring utilized.

Meanwhile the office staff may be even more concerned about electrical conductivity of the flooring. The IT staff will undoubtedly be most interested in the electrical resistivity that a certain flooring will exhibit for they may well insist on flooring that dissipates static electricity so as not to harm their computers.

From Silikal quartz flooring to the typical heavy commercial applications, Silikal will be the perfect solution for those involved in healthcare design flooring. It can be rendered as slip proof as needed, and it can be made to satisfy the most demanding of interior decorators. Parts of the flooring may be marked with built in colored arrows to direct the public, or it can delineate certain areas where the public is asked to remain out of.

Above all Silikal never will allow any seepage of water where it does not belong and will totally prevent bacteria from growing under the floor, thus aiding and abetting bacterial control. Silikal fully understands hygiene cleanliness and in fact that is why Silikal is so often utilized in all manner of healthcare facilities. After all Silikal delivers a surgical standard that most flooring companies cannot. The non-porous integrity of Silikal will never disappoint. To this day Silikal delivers the superlative value and the maximum standard of hygiene as known in the entire flooring industry. Silikal is not a do it yourself project, it takes the high knowledge of Silikal engineers to do it right the first and last time.


Bar Flooring

Flooring For Any Type Of Bar

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A bar is actually a very special location, for when people go there they are intent on having fun, and wish to forget all that is bothering them throughout the day. However there are many different kinds of bars, thus there are different types of bar flooring.

Let’s say that perhaps you own a very posh bar in a fashionable and upscale part of town. In that case you might need flooring that emphasizes the classy atmosphere of the area, meaning nothing too loud or garish. With the toned down music and perhaps a few swaying couples holding each other romantically, the flooring also needs to reflect romanticism. Everything needs to be as laid back as possible of course. Quality drinks and that kind of high-class atmosphere utilized in such a bar will drive the right kind of customers in.

This is the kind of bar that simply calls out for perhaps a dark-colored Silikal floor that shines with the warmth that only Silikal can bring to a bar floor. The surface will have to be well protected against spilled drinks and the punishment that spike heels can give. Waterproof, slip resistant, and impact resistant flooring is crucial. Now for a truly brilliant idea, the flooring which has received a reactive resin covering can be carried out onto the bar itself. Thus the bar would also receive the fabulous protection that the floor has. That means that it would be impervious to spilled drinks and other accidents and such.

Now on the other hand if you are in the midst of a truly hot area which specializes in late night drinking as well as some rather frenetic dancing, the entire atmosphere inclusive of the floor needs to also be hot and unforgettable. On the other hand you may wish to go retro-bold with bold patterning all over the floor! It is surprising what an oversized graphic pattern will do to what may have been an ordinary boring floor as bar flooring. Then too it is amazing what various lighting configurations can do to brighten up the atmosphere.

No matter which type of flooring you decide is best to reflect the ambiance of your bar, you will need to have a product that you can rely upon to be easy to keep clean, seamless, as well as flooring that will never be harmed by dancing patrons who may be wearing spike heels. You will appreciate the best bar flooring available which is Silikal.

One important factor with regard to Silikal is that it is actually lifetime flooring. This means that it will last a lifetime, begging the question as to whose lifetime? Actually perhaps it is more precise to say that it will outlast the structure it has been installed within. One imagines a building being torn down and all that remains is a shiny new looking floor.


Ambulatory Center Flooring

Specialty Flooring For Ambulatory Centers

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Prior to discussing ambulatory center flooring, it should be made clear what an ambulatory center actually looks after. In many ways it is the same as a hospital; however the word ambulatory assumes that the patient can still walk on their own. Thus this type of center actually specializes in outpatient care which is accomplished all in one day.

Just as in a hospital the flooring must be of the type which can be maintained in a normal hospital setting. For instance an ambulatory center will usually contain outpatient registration, adult day care, prosthetics, physical rehabilitation and medicine, dental, hematology/oncology, speech and audiology pathology, an agent cashier’s office and finally an outpatient pharmacy. In addition it is common to have integrated behavioral health services, primary care, radiology, specialty care, and phlebotomy care.

However it is not just departments that are involved in having a special part of an ambulatory center, but also all the plans that need to apply for various floors and its flooring. For instance if special drainage needs arise to whisk away special fluids, those will be worked into the plans, or often there will be special flooring needs for perhaps the diagnostic, clinical, and even their administrative facilities. There are some ambulatory center flooring needs that are all the same and thus some centers choose to have the exact same flooring type and colors throughout the building. However there are some centers that choose to have different flooring or styles for each sector of their ambulatory center.

It is interesting to study what will be required of an ambulatory center with regard to specific flooring material. After all floor materials need to be easily cleaned and in addition need to have wear resistance commensurate with the particular location involved. When certain areas are present that require wet cleaning, then flooring materials need to be of the type that are not affected by strong cleaning solutions nor germicidal solutions. Also taken into consideration are the floor areas which will be utilized by those who are wet, such as those in shower areas, as each of those require non-slip surfaces.

As can be imagined the flooring needs to be completely non slip, especially in any areas where water may be utilized. Even the areas where the Doctors and nurses may cleanse to get ready for surgery will have to be especially treated to make sure of the non-slip character. Additionally, the operating room flooring must be slip resistant and hygienic. Sometimes there are special baths for those taking physical therapy, so waterproof flooring will also be needed.

Silikal has long been the answer for all such locations and is utilized in many large hospitals in every city in the Western world, as well as ambulatory centers. The flooring that Silikal makes has long been considered the best, as it is lifetime flooring. Silikal installers are always fully trained as to the special requirements needed by such users as ambulatory center flooring, and with Silikal even the interior decorators are pleased with the manner in which Silikal fits in as to style, color and also beauty. Silikal fits everywhere.


Cultural Center Flooring

Flooring For Cultural Centers

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Often a cultural center will draw the populace therein due to the amazing beauty of the center itself, though most times it is a draw generally due to the public events held there. Often what happens is that the cultural center will see thousands of visitors in a year, and sometimes even over the course of months if it is a very attractive program. This means of course that damaging foot traffic will occur often. High traffic areas require heavy duty flooring.

More often than not, the center itself will be a stunning landmark building within the proud city. That means that it is not only the family events, art exhibitions, lectures, films, theater and dance events, or free music that is the only source of attraction, but even the building itself. Often impressive cultural center architecture has a following of its own. That is because frequently such buildings are created and designed to impress and turn into stunning landmarks for the city.

Sophistication is often the byword, utilizing sumptuous materials such as marble, mosaics, stained glass, mother-of-pearl, polished brass, and any other material that could be considered rich and in favor of sumptuousness. As can be imagined many cultural centers become a showcase for the many musicians, performers, local and regional artists as well as national and international performers who then try to dazzle and perhaps to outdo the physical beauty of each of these cultural centers.

With each cultural center trying to outdo the other city’s cultural center, it becomes vital that the very cultural center flooring be as impressive as possible. This is the reasoning why often such cultural centers use only Silikal for their special flooring.

A cultural center may serve wine, or at least soft drinks which may end up on the floor. This is over and above the foot traffic and thus some thought must be given to the cleanliness factor as well as to the ease of cleaning the cultural center flooring. Being easy to clean is after all essential, and nothing is as easy to clean and slip resistant as Silikal as it is all one piece, referred to as being monolithic. What that means to the average layman is that nothing will ever seep under it to fester beneath. Possibly more important is the fact that Silikal will absolutely remain seamless. Other flooring will develop cracks, fissures and other problems, but Silikal remains as beautiful as the day it was put down.

Of course, as mentioned above it is of extreme significance that the cultural center floor be beautiful as well as all the other necessities already mentioned. Beauty is definitely a byword when it concerns Silikal. The inherent beauty found in Silikal flooring is certainly welcome in such locations as cultural centers. After all only Silikal has the divergent colors and textures necessary to awe those who attend the cultural center. Often heard is the suggestion that cultural center goers come for the beauty of the center but are admonished to stay for the cultural events.