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How do I clean and maintain my floor?

Maintaining your floor surface's pristine condition is straightforward. For everyday cleaning, simply dampen a mop with water and your choice of general-purpose floor cleaner, and give it a good swipe. For more stubborn grime or to give your floor an extra gleam, we highly recommend the use of Dr. Schutz cleaning products.

What tools do I need for the installation?

For the installation of our PVC tiles, the required tools are minimal, ensuring a hassle-free process. A rubber mallet is recommended for securing the interlocking mechanism of the tiles with greater ease. In addition, a utility knife or a straight saw will be necessary for trimming the tiles to meet the specific dimensions of your space. It's always advisable to measure your area accurately in advance to ensure a seamless fit.

Do I have to modify the original floor before laying Floors4garage PVC tiles?

While it's generally sufficient to sweep the floor thoroughly before laying Floors4garage PVC tiles, it's crucial to address any significant irregularities. Oil or other common contaminants won't interfere with the installation process. However, any larger gaps or depressions should be filled using cement or a suitable alternative filler, ensuring a smooth and levelled surface for your new tiles.

How do I finish the floor at the walls and entrance?

When it comes to finishing off the flooring at the walls and entrance, precision is key. Use a sharp utility knife to trim the tile, ensuring you leave an expansion gap of approximately 5 mm from the wall. This space is necessary to allow for any potential expansion and contraction of the tile material due to changes in temperature. To create a smooth and professional-looking transition at the entrance, we highly recommend the use of Floors4Garage ramp tiles. Their sleek design integrates seamlessly with the rest of your flooring, providing both functionality and aesthetic appeal.

Is there no greater risk of fire?

Floors4garage flooring solutions carry minimal fire risk, thanks to the integration of fire-retardant components. Independent testing has confirmed these materials to be "non-flammable", further enhancing the safety credentials of our flooring solutions.

Is it possible to replace individual parts of PVC flooring in case of damage?

Indeed, rest assured, dealing with damage to PVC flooring is quite straightforward. One of the distinct benefits of opting for this flooring type is the feasibility of swapping out individual tiles. There's no need to disassemble your entire floor, just take out the damaged tile and slot in a fresh one. This makes it a convenient and cost-effective solution for maintaining a pristine flooring appearance.

Will water on the floor damage Floors4garage PVC tiles?

While Floors4garage PVC tiles boast tightly interlocking designs that restrict excessive water seepage, a small amount may still find its way beneath the surface. However, the clever inclusion of AirFlow channels on the underside of these tiles mitigates this potential issue. Their primary function is to provide a ventilation route, promoting air circulation and reducing the likelihood of dampness, odours or rot under the floor.

Does this floor also provide insulation?

Absolutely, Floors4garage flooring not only enhances the aesthetics of your garage but also incorporates both thermal and acoustic insulation. This dual insulating property ensures the comfort of your space by maintaining a suitable temperature and reducing noise levels, providing you with an optimal environment for a variety of uses.

Where can I use Floors4garage PVC tiles?

Floors4garage PVC tiles boast a versatile design that makes them ideal for an extensive array of applications. Primarily used in industrial and commercial settings, these tiles serve as a practical solution for flooring in garages, workshops, and cellars. Additionally, due to their sturdy and durable nature, they're a popular choice for high-traffic areas such as warehouses, gyms, and laundromats, amongst several other environments.

Do Floors4garage PVC tiles react to chemicals and oils?

Floors4garage PVC tiles boast a polymer structure that exhibits resistance to most oils and acids, demonstrating its resilience and durability in various conditions. However, it's still advisable to promptly clean up any spills involving chemicals or oils. This is to ensure the longevity of your flooring and maintain its pristine condition.

How do I dispose of the floor?

If you find that your flooring has become damaged, worn out or simply no longer meets your needs, don't worry - we've got you covered. At Floors4Garage, we've established an efficient Tile Take-Back service. Simply return your used tiles to us and we'll take care of the rest. It's our commitment to ensuring the longevity of your investment and the environment.

Is your floor slip-proof?

Are your floors designed to prevent slips and falls? Our tiles feature specially engineered patterns on their surfaces to significantly mitigate the risk of accidents. This design serves a dual purpose. Firstly, it ensures a secure foothold when walking. Secondly, it prevents the wheels of warehouse forklifts from spinning, maintaining safety even in busy industrial settings.

Can the floor be used outside?

Although technically feasible, we strongly advise against using our flooring products in an outdoor setting. Our inability to ensure the durability of the colours or the stability of the tile shape under outdoor conditions restricts us from endorsing such usage. This is due to the varying and often harsh weather conditions that could potentially degrade the quality and appearance of the flooring over time.