Module tile floors – you will need to deep clean your floor about four times a year. Because there is no coating for these types of floors sometimes you may need even remove sections of floor to clean between the cracks.
If you have any spills it’s best at that time to remove the tile and clean all sides of the tile so that you don’t have anything growing underneath the tile. How you do your weekly, annual maintenance is important for the life of your athletic floor including periodic maintenance.
It is recommended that you should coat your wood floors at least once a year. If you are using an oil based product you can either coat with one coat or two coats of finish. Water based finishes – you need to coat with two coats at a minimum.
Manufacturer recommendations – when it comes to installation of any athletic flooring the manufacturers will only want to see certified and trained installers. And that daily and weekly and annual maintenance is performed.
Relative humidity is one of the biggest problems with wood gym flooring and also with some of the modular tile installations for growth and contraction. With synthetic floors it is important to never use a treated dust mop on the floor. This will cause the chemicals in the floor to breakdown and to deteriorate.
This goes the same with also solvent based products. It is very important to know what you’re using and what’s on your dust mop. Daily maintenance is probably the most important of all types of maintenance. It is important to know what type of athletic flooring your facility has.
School facilities everywhere represent the largest financial investment of the community. It is our responsibility to do everything possible to prolong the useful life of the school facility and that certainly includes the flooring
Dust is managed better, green chemicals are being used, mold and mildew are minimized and the quality of indoor air is better. It also impacts the credibility of the district. When a parent or other guests visit the school the first thing they noticed after entering the building is the flooring.
This is where people get their first impression of the school or where their previous impressions are reinforced.
Credibility and public confidence is so important to all school districts and it is our job to do everything to demonstrate and practice everything that will yield the highest degree of credibility. Properly maintained floors helps to protect the capital investment of the community.
Floor care is extremely important to everyone. It impacts the health and safety of students, staff and community guests in a number of ways. Broken tile, wet, slippery floors, worn and frayed carpeting all contribute to accidents and the overall health of the occupants.