Posts Tagged: healthcare flooring options

When most people consider renovation and repair of hospital and medical facilities flooring, the first thought is usually ORs, clean rooms, and laboratories. Often overlooked, yet equally as important however, are the supplemental areas such as lavatories and locker rooms, commercial kitchens, storage, and utility closets. Black Bear Coatings & Concrete, the Northeast’s leading commercial…

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The healthcare industry requires mission-critical performance from a commercial flooring system. The versatility of polished concrete offers an array of benefits that facilities should recognize. Polished concrete has become the solution of choice for many commercial clients including healthcare, medical device and drug production manufacturers. Healthcare organizations take advantage of the durability and chemical resistance…

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One of the biggest challenges in designing a hospital is the vast array of spaces which need to be created, maintained, and often prevented from contaminating other areas of the facility.  The different areas of a hospital require vastly different solutions based on how each individual space will be used. Flooring is a key element…

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What do hazmat teams and engineered flooring systems have in common? More than you would initially believe. While most people wouldn’t think to associate a floor with the containment of infectious diseases and hazardous contaminants, in several instances it’s quite prevalent. An important consideration that hospitals, clinics, hospice, and assisted living facilities contemplate is an industrial…

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When it comes to flooring in operating rooms, cleanliness is a top priority. Hospitals are very concerned about infections, so hygiene in every area of the facility and especially in the OR is essential. There are many different flooring options available, but here are three important factors to consider: Operating rooms are subject to stringent…

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The most common flooring problems for healthcare facilities can be captured by the “three S’s” – sanitation, slip resistance, and strength. Resinous coatings over concrete are a proven way to address these issues: Sanitation. When epoxy floor coatings are applied over concrete, one of the major benefits is that they create a seamless and non-porous…

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