Preserve Your Investment: 3 Tips for Extending the Lifespan of School Floors

School Flooring Maintenance

School flooring is one of the most important aspects of the building. It needs to be both aesthetically appealing and durable enough to withstand the wear and tear of students passing through every day. However, maintaining school floors can be a demanding task, especially in older buildings that may not have been designed with floor longevity in mind. 

Here are 3 ways to help maintain your school’s floors and extend their lifespan.

1. Regular Cleaning

This school flooring renovation needs preserved to extend the lifespan of school flooring.

Perhaps the most obvious solution for keeping your school’s floors looking great is to clean them regularly. Sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming should be done daily if possible to keep dirt and debris off the surface of your floors. This will reduce wear-and-tear and prevent scratches that could otherwise occur over time. In addition, regular cleaning also helps the quality of the building by reducing dust particles from settling on surfaces. This builds a positive school environment.

2. Protect

Protecting your school’s floors is a great way to prolong its lifespan and reduce maintenance costs over time. In high traffic areas it can help to add a thicker mil layer or an entryway mat. We can also add a protective coating for all types of flooring materials including concrete, tile, vinyl, hardwood, etc., so you can find one that fits your specific needs. Protecting floors against dirt and debris while reducing the need for frequent cleaning sessions is our goal. Consult an expert for more specific tactics.

3. Routine Inspections 

Another way to preserve your floors is performing routine inspections on your school’s floors every few months or so. These inspections should include checking for any damage or signs of wear-and-tear or something below the surface. If any damage is found then it should be taken care of immediately before it becomes worse and require more costly repairs down the line. 

School flooring maintenance is vital to ensure your floors last. By following these 3 steps—regular cleaning, protection, and routine inspections—you can proactively maintain your school’s flooring and increase its longevity. With proactive solutions like these, you can ensure that your school’s flooring looks great year after year with minimal effort required from you!

From Indianapolis & Fort Wayne to Merrillville, Valparaiso and Lafayette, Jack Laurie Group has all your school flooring needs covered. Contact us today at the Jack Laurie Group to learn more about our floor care services.