Wet Room and Safety Flooring

There are lots of reasons that you might be looking for wet room flooring. It might be that you have just had a new domestic bathroom installed and you want a safety flooring system to allow you to have a sealed shower or bathroom floor area. Or it might be that you are a facilities manager looking for safety flooring for a disabled bathroom or an ensuite. The good news is that E&M Services, Coventry’s first choice flooring contractor, can help. With over 30 years in business, we have been installing vinyl flooring across Coventry and the West Midlands to all sorts of areas for a wide range of clients. Our clients include a large number of schools and colleges,  hotels, shops, hospitals and care homes. E&M Services have the skills, expertise and products to ensure you have the right products for the right projects. As a family company, we pride ourselves on offering great customer service with a vast amount of flooring expertise.

There are a variety of different types of safety and wet room flooring types available for a wide variety of uses.  There are products suitable for people wearing shoes, products for people who will be barefoot and products that offer the best of both worlds. This is particularly important for organisations working in the care sector where wheelchairs, bare feet and shoes may all need to use the same floor. Select the wrong type of flooring and the water and soap can make the floor very dangerous indeed. This is where it is important to choose a long standing, experienced flooring contractor who understands all types of safety flooring and who can help you to make the best choice.

E&M Services work for a number of hospitals and care facilities around Coventry and Warwickshire, installing all types of flooring to high use, healthcare areas. When it comes to wet room flooring, we supply a variety of flooring types.  A very good choice for healthcare wet room bathroom floor is Tarkett Granit Safe.T. If you would like to know more about this product or to see some samples, please give us a call. This flooring range offers R1O slip resistance, is ideal for heavy-traffic areas and is easy to clean and maintain. Tarkett have ensured that it is easy to keep clean through their trademarked Safety Clean XP surface treatment. This prevents stains and eases maintenance. A previous problem with wet room areas was that the safety surfaces were hard to clean. Domestic staff often remarked that they find healthcare bathroom floors hard to clean. This doesn’t have to be the case anymore. This product has brilliant cleaning properties and this benefits everyone. Of course, with the product being vinyl, it allows our quality fitters to provide a fully waterproof installation as we heat weld the joins and form the edge of the materials up the walls to help with cleaning also. There are a variety of other suitable products available for such applications offering a wide choice of colours to compliment the style of your room.

Sometimes you might need a safety floor but not necessary for a wet room or bathroom. Perhaps for a sluice room in a hospital or a heavy traffic area near external doors. An excellent choice of floor for this environment would be Safetred Spectrum. This range is available to be installed for any area that presents a risk of slips and falls. It is suitable for areas where the people walking in the area will be wearing shoes. It provides great slip resistance and is easy to wipe clean. Sometimes, carpets and carpet tiles just aren’t suitable and this is wear safety flooring comes into its own. High traffic areas, direct from outside, can be really dangerous in bad weather as shoes carry water into the building. A good quality safety flooring along with barrier flooring is often the best way forward to ensure a safe floor covering which looks good.

There are many other safety flooring products available. We have products suitable for sterilisation units such as Safetred Wood. This stylish floor can be used for many other applications also.  We have safety vinyl products that look great in restaurants, canteens and cafeterias. These create a welcome ambiance and offer excellent, appropriate slip resistance. Products such as Safetred Wood Loose Lay are great in these areas. It is often necessary to install safety flooring to staircases particularly in hospitals, care homes and education environments. When choosing floors for staircases you need to be aware of the needs of the elderly, visually impaired and disabled also. There are a variety of floors offering a wide spectrum of solutions ranging from tactile warnings, to fire resistance and acoustic flooring. We can help you to choose the correct safety flooring such as Safetred Universal and Safetred Ion Linen.

As you can see there are many products out there. Let E&M Services help  you to choose your correct flooring for the right application taking into consideration the requirements of the users, the design and affordability.

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