Rubber Flooring: The New Trend in Commercial Buildings

Rubber Flooring - An Emerging Trend in Commercial BuildingsWhen discussing types of flooring options for commercial buildings, one material that has started gaining attention is rubber. This flooring product is not only safe, durable, aesthetically pleasing but also serves a practical purpose.

Knowing the benefits of this product will prepare you for your flooring makeover. To help you make an informed decision, ProjectLink has listed out a few of them:

  1. Strength
  2. Static Resistant and Sound Absorbency
  3. Anti-Slip
  4. Dimensional Stability
  5. Water Resistant
  6. Longer Lasting
  7. Resistant to Impact
  8. Resistant to Burns and Spills
  9. Stain-Resistant
  10. Homogenous

Pertaining to the easy installation, this flooring is high in demand. It finds its use in schools, gym, hospitals and other commercial areas. The properties that rubber flooring tiles and mats have, make it the best choice to be used as a flooring option in such buildings. Rubber flooring is also being used in cafeterias and commercial kitchens as it offers non-absorbent and anti-slip properties. These can also be installed successfully in restrooms, below-grade basements and garages.

Rubber flooring does not encourage the growth of molds and fungi easily. However, in a couple of years, it requires cleaning and maintenance in such areas. As a whole, it proves to be a useful flooring option.

Though all types of flooring share some characteristics, what sets rubber flooring apart is what you really need to know »



Maintenance Tips to Keep your Construction Equipment in Operation

Top maintenance tips to extend construction equipment life and ROIThe construction industry is an ever growing industry. The compass of construction industry stretches from houses and buildings to public spaces and transportation system. This industry stands on the pillars of specializations like architecture, civil and environmental engineering, construction management, industrial design and manufacturing, landscaping design, interior design and planning, financial management etc. Each of these sections put to use construction equipment and machinery that aid in the process of construction. Therefore the maintenance of these heavy machinery becomes important.

When the construction equipment are regularly checked and maintained, they last longer in comparison to those that have not been serviced often. Regular maintenance of heavy machinery reduces the repair costs, increases the longevity of the machinery and adds resale value if you intend to sell it. Operating cost is also important while running these machines. Construction machinery require fuel or electricity to run. Heavy duty equipment run on fuel of some kind. When these equipment are not up-to-date, these will use more fuel and energy than usual. This increases the operating cost. So, in order to reduce the cost of operation, regular maintenance and servicing of these construction equipment is required.

Have your own set of guidelines and rules to maintain your construction equipmentConstruction equipment maintenance tips can be divided into sections. Each section is based on suggestions about how to improve the work quality of the construction equipment and how to reduce the overall cost.
A) Follow the Maintenance Schedule of the Construction Equipment
B) Set a Routine and Adhere to it
C) Have your Own Set of Guidelines and Rules
D) Use it Wisely

Classification of Construction Equipment:

On a large scale, the construction equipment can be divided into 4 sub categories. These are based on their functionality. These are as follows:

  • Construction Vehicles
  • Construction Equipment
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Earth Moving Equipment

ProjectLink has an array of all the above construction equipment. Based on purpose, each category has a multiple choice of equipment to pick up from.

Let’s take a look at each category and the construction equipment maintenance tips to go along with it >>