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5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Commercial Flooring

Ever thought your office’s flooring was a bit outdated, but didn’t know if a replacement was worth the investment?

Although it can be hard to tell when to replace your commercial flooring, there are steps you can take to evaluate when it’s time for a flooring repair. By paying attention to little details like flooring, you’ll wow your customers and make sure to leave a good impression.

Read on to learn the five key signs that it’s time to replace that floor.

1. You’ve Noticed Staining

If you’ve noticed discolouration in your flooring, it may be time to think about a replacement. Staining can result from a variety of sources, including water damage, spills, and more.

Unfortunately, a stained floor doesn’t give the best impression to customers or clients. If you’ve noticed signs of staining, it may be time to think about a flooring replacement.

2. The Carpet’s Starting to Smell

Foul odours can result from dirt and debris getting lodged within the carpet, or more sinister sources like mould. Not only is a bad smell like this off-putting, but it can also pose health hazards to your workers and clients.

Whether you’re allergic or not, mould spores can present health challenges like irritation of the eyes, nose, and mouth, or difficulty breathing. Getting a replacement may help you avoid these dangerous hazards.

3. There’s Peeling

Most commonly seen in laminate or vinyl flooring, peeling is a sign that the adhesive within the material is beginning to fail. This can happen because of water damage or simply as a result of placement in high traffic areas. Either way, once you notice peeling, it’s time to consider getting a replacement.

4. The Style is Outdated

Even with office flooring, trends come and go more quickly than you think. Styles that may have been standard or fashionable 15 years ago are probably no longer a good match for your brand.

By installing a floor that works well with the tone of your brand and the rest of the office, you’ll make a good impression on customers and ensure their experience is positive.

5. There’s Been Changes in the Floor’s Feel

Over time, the padding underlying laminate or carpet will degrade. When this happens, the floor may become hard, uneven, and difficult to walk on.

Not only can this pose a tripping hazard, it can also reduce the floor’s insulation properties. Worried about your downstairs neighbours hearing every footstep in your office? In that case, it could be time for a replacement.

Replacing Commercial Flooring Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult

Although wear and tear is normal with many commercial flooring materials, there are some options to minimise the frequency with which it should be replaced. One great option is marmoleum, a biodegradable and durable flooring material.

Contact us to explore your commercial flooring replacement options. We’ll walk you through the necessary steps to make the process as smooth as possible.