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chemical resistant flooring

The Importance of Chemical Resistant Flooring

by Cheryl Morgan

  • December 4th, 2020 / 
  • Education

Chemical resistant flooring not only provides everyday benefits like easy day to day cleaning and sanitation, but also contributes to the longevity of your coating system. With time, chemicals can degrade your concrete substrate leaving you with costly repairs. Additionally, some concrete coating solutions can also prevent chemicals from seeping through the concrete into soil or water. From small restaurant kitchens to large processing plants, opting for chemical resistant coatings will benefit your business for many years.

Chemical Resistant Floors are Time and Money Savers

Flooring that can withstand industrial chemical solutions is crucial for your facility. Sanitation is the number one priority for businesses in food and beverage production and manufacturing. By having seamless and chemical resistant floors, cleaning and sanitizing is a simple, straight forward task. With no grout or seams to pay close attention to or spend tedious time scrubbing, less time will be spent sanitizing and cleaning workspace floors and facility floors. With time, keeping your floors clean year-round will save you money on repairs and re-coating applications.

A Chemical Resistant Floor is a Long-Lasting Investment

Having strong, chemical resistant floors that are properly maintained can last a very long time. High traffic and high impact spaces will be able to take the everyday beating instead of quickly degrading. While processing plants and manufacturing facilities will be sanitary, safe, and durable enough to be scrubbed and frequently maintained.

Peace of Mind

You will spend less time worrying about your floor degrading over time due to spilled chemicals or materials and more time being productive! With more time for productivity, business and employees will thrive.

Curious to see how our products resist specific chemicals? Be sure to check out our Chemical Resistance Chart for reference!

Have an upcoming Project?

Do you have an upcoming project that needs a flooring solution? Reach out to our skilled Westcoat experts to help guide you to the right choice for your facility, providing information about the manufactured product, installation process, as well as maintenance after install and warranty details. The floor you choose should be formulated for the conditions of your space, allowing your operation to run smoothly for many years.

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