Best flooring options for the commercial sectors

4/4/18

For commercial establishments, the flooring that’s installed within the different sectors plays an important part in assisting the efficient running of a business. Certain flooring types such as wood, laminate, carpet and vinyl can be ideal for certain areas or rooms in a commercial sector, but for other locations could be disastrous or too high maintenance.  

If you need more information about our carpet, laminate, wood and vinyl options for the commercial sectors contact our team today on 01202 679877

Education sector 
Most flooring types are suitable for the education sector, it just depends on your exact school and student requirements. Carpet is a popular choice for classrooms as it’s maintained simply, by only needing a hoover occasionally to remove trapped dust particles and allergens. Carpet also prevents slip and fall accidents due to it’s soft and non-slippery material, so it’s an overall safe school flooring solution for the education sector.  

Healthcare sector 
Our team have installed many vinyl, safety flooring and laminate floors for the healthcare sector across the UK. The healthcare sector is probably the most strict when it comes to the flooring. Hospitals, doctors and dentist surgeries all require clean and sterile flooring to prevent the spread of possible diseases or illnesses. As vinyl and laminate floors are non-absorbent they won't harbour any potential germs from patients or visitors, they’re additionally very easy to maintain. 

Hospitality sector 
Similar to the education sector, a variety of different flooring types can be found in commercial hotels, restaurants, and cafes. The best flooring for the hospitality sector depends on which area you are renovating. For hotel corridors, we recommend carpet as it’s soundproofing benefits are sure to be appreciated by sleeping guests. For restaurants or commercial kitchens, vinyl flooring is ideal, as these areas experience high foot and equipment traffic 

Leisure sector 
Wood flooring is the ultimate form of luxury within the flooring industry. It’s long-lasting and it’s desired appearance can transform the tone or atmosphere of any environment to feel more high-end. Wood flooring for the leisure sector is perfect for spa environments, it will impress your guests and employees visually, while its durable material is less likely to warp from water or heat exposure. 

Office sector
Carpet is the most popular flooring in the office sector, it’s a budget-friendly solution for businesses to spruce up their working environment without spending a fortune. Whether you’re looking for a flooring replacement for a boardroom or open-plan office, carpet is best suited to an office environment. It’s noise control and insulation properties can help you create a more professional atmosphere for any company in the office sector. 

Retail sector 
We recommend a hard flooring solution of laminate or white rock floor for the retail sector. The retail sector experiences a vast amount of daily foot traffic from shoppers and spillages from food and drinks that people might accidentally drop. A durable and robust floor is definitely essential for the retail sector, why not talk to our experts more about the different flooring options available for your retail business.


We are a professional supplier and installer of vinyl, carpet and wood flooring throughout the commercial and residential sectors. To find out more about our flooring products, contact us today on 01202 679877. 

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