Commercial Kitchen Floor Contractor
Commercial Kitchen Floor Contractor Requires An Experienced Flooring Specialist
Of all of the commercial resin flooring projects, none may be more in need of the right epoxy flooring company than an industrial kitchen floor. We use the generic term epoxy, due to the misuse of the term, but it is not the correct terminology. The correct flooring system in food service flooring is most often urethane cement systems. However, for the benefit of our client's understanding we are using the term generically..
Food grade flooring requires an in-depth understanding of not only food safety, such as avoiding 90 degree corners, standing water, and good drainage, but maybe most importantly it must tolerate thermal shock or the ability to expand and contract along with the existing substrate when hit with hot and cold water. A misinformed commercial kitchen epoxy contractor may recommend an epoxy system, because of its higher compressive strength, and frankly easier installation, but the client would almost certainly be disappointed over a the long haul given it's exceedingly rigid cured state.
For a number of reasons, epoxies do not tolerate the kind of heat kitchens are often exposed to, through the use of fryers and hot equipment. Additionally, they do not possess the chemical resistance to withstand lactic acid products, ultimately creating pitting on the surface, allowing harboring of bacteria. The correct solution for your next commercial kitchen epoxy flooring project is a urethane cement floor system, as they are the state of the art chemistry in this environment
Restaurant Kitchen Epoxy Flooring Versus Food Safety Audited Facilities
Restaurant kitchen epoxy flooring projects are often guided by the local board of health if not a third party auditing service, to ensure no bacterial infestations,
Additionally, confirming the seamless flooring includes radius cove bases to create a bathtub-like affect, to contain liquids and avoid contaminates caught in corners. Correct drainage is vital to avoid standing water that might contain spoiled foods left to fester.
Commercial kitchen epoxy floors are typically governed by not only local board of health standards, but are self policed by way of the third party audits that develop facility cleanliness scores used by some of the larger food processors. These facilities determine the smaller providers eligibility to do business with them. A common standard often heard of is the SQF (Safe Quality Foods), which has developed standard expectations and scoring. This was developed as a extra measure to ensure the public wellbeing.
Commercial epoxy resin flooring plays a vital role in both scenarios, as it is seamless, slip resistant, and impervious, creating the perfect substrate to build a commercial or restaurant kitchen flooring system.
HPS is the 8th Leading Installer in Commercial Kitchen Floor Contractor
In 2019, High Performance Systems was ranked by the Sherwin Williams Company as the eighth largest installer of their commercial kitchen floor systems. They're not only one of the largest coating companies in the country, but at the forefront in commercial concrete resinous flooring products. Our experience with food grade flooring is second to none and we take a lot o pride in knowing we offer a great value for our clientele.
Give us a call to inquire about our vast experience in the commercial and restaurant flooring industry today, and see if we can bring value to your facility. Call today!